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Narendra Modi has visited 58 countries since 2015 at cost of Rs 517 crore: Centre tells Parliament
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Narendra Modi has visited 58 countries since 2015 at cost of Rs 517 crore: Centre tells Parliament

The prime minister's last trip abroad was to Brazil, in November last year, to attend the BRICS Summit

LS passes labour reforms, RS clears 7 bills as Opposition keeps away from Parliament over suspension of MPs
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LS passes labour reforms, RS clears 7 bills as Opposition keeps away from Parliament over suspension of MPs

As per PTI the Monsoon Session of Parliament is likely to conclude tomorrow (23 September, Wednesday), eight days before it is scheduled to end, amid concerns of the spread of coronavirus among lawmakers.

LS passes FCRA bill, Opposition claims Centre acting as 'Big Brother'; eight RS MPs suspended over farm bills row
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LS passes FCRA bill, Opposition claims Centre acting as 'Big Brother'; eight RS MPs suspended over farm bills row

The draft law seeks to make it mandatory for officer-bearers of NGOS to provide Aadhar numbers at the time of registration and also to bar public servants from receiving foreign funds.

Centre tells Parliament nearly 1,200 detained under stringent NSA by police in 2017, 2018; 563 still in custody
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Centre tells Parliament nearly 1,200 detained under stringent NSA by police in 2017, 2018; 563 still in custody

According to the 2018 NCRB report, Madhya Pradesh detained the highest number of people under the NSA in 2017 and 2018 among all states followed by UP

Farm bills row in RS: BJP says Opposition's behaviour 'disgraceful'; RSTV feed cut, claims TMC's Derek O'Brien
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Farm bills row in RS: BJP says Opposition's behaviour 'disgraceful'; RSTV feed cut, claims TMC's Derek O'Brien

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the passage of the bills "a watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture", the Congress and other Opposition parties slammed the bills as "death warrants" of farmers, and called it a "black day for democracy".

In Rajya Sabha, Opposition MPs sloganeer and tear official papers over passage of farm bills
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In Rajya Sabha, Opposition MPs sloganeer and tear official papers over passage of farm bills

Amid the chaos, mics in the Rajya Sabha were muted and the proceedings were then adjourned for around 15 minutes

'Farm bills sugar-coated pills': K Chandrasekhar Rao asks TRS MPs to vote against legislation in Rajya Sabha
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'Farm bills sugar-coated pills': K Chandrasekhar Rao asks TRS MPs to vote against legislation in Rajya Sabha

The Telangana chief minister said the three farm bills 'should be opposed in the Rajya Sabha' since they would cause huge losses to the agriculture sector and are against the interests of farmers in the country

Parliament Monsoon Session: LS sees disruptions as Congress-BJP argue over PM CARES fund; RS passes bills slashing MPs' salaries
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Parliament Monsoon Session: LS sees disruptions as Congress-BJP argue over PM CARES fund; RS passes bills slashing MPs' salaries

Lok Sabha saw a string of adjournments as the Opposition raised slogans against MoS Finance Anurag Thakur for his allegation that the PM National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was set up "only for the benefit of the Gandhi family"

SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from Modi Cabinet as LS clears two farm bills; Congress terms it 'gimmick'
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SAD leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal resigns from Modi Cabinet as LS clears two farm bills; Congress terms it 'gimmick'

Had the SAD taken a stand earlier and supported his government against the farm ordinances, the Centre might have thought ten times before pushing the anti-farmer Bills in Parliament, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said on Thursday

Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS Delhi: Union minister has been hospitalised thrice in past two months
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Amit Shah discharged from AIIMS Delhi: Union minister has been hospitalised thrice in past two months

AIIMS, on 12 September, said Shah was being admitted for a day or two for a complete medical check-up before the Monsoon Session of Parliament

'Did people recover by eating 'Bhabhi Ji Papad'?: Shiv Sena taunts BJP, defends Maharashtra's COVID-19 response
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'Did people recover by eating 'Bhabhi Ji Papad'?: Shiv Sena taunts BJP, defends Maharashtra's COVID-19 response

In an apparent dig at Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal, Raut said did those people recover by eating 'Bhabhi Ji Papad'. Meghwal had come under fire after he claiming that the ingredients of a papad brand help in the formation of antibodies needed to fight COVID-19.

'You didn't count so no one died?': Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre on migrant deaths, says govt is 'unaffected'
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'You didn't count so no one died?': Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre on migrant deaths, says govt is 'unaffected'

The Congress leader in a tweet said that the BJP-led Centre does not know how many migrant labourers died and how many jobs were lost during the lockdown

LS passes bill to cut MPs' salaries, Opposition demands return of MPLADS; India facing 'challenge' at border, says Rajnath Singh
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LS passes bill to cut MPs' salaries, Opposition demands return of MPLADS; India facing 'challenge' at border, says Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh, addressing the Lok Sabha, acknowledged that India was facing a "challenge" at the border, but assured that the armed forces were prepared to deal with all contingencies.

Centre, in Parliament's Monsoon Session, says no data available on death of migrant workers during lockdown
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Centre, in Parliament's Monsoon Session, says no data available on death of migrant workers during lockdown

Responding to a question, Union minister Santosh Gangwar said the Central government has taken numerous measures to provide migrant labourers with financial assistance, food packages and other benefits

Rajnath Singh likely to make statement in Parliament today on India-China stand-off at Ladakh, claim sources
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Rajnath Singh likely to make statement in Parliament today on India-China stand-off at Ladakh, claim sources

The Union defence minister's statement would assume significance in the backdrop of the Opposition demanding a debate on the issue

At least 30 MPs and over 50 Parliament employees have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, say sources
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At least 30 MPs and over 50 Parliament employees have tested positive for COVID-19 so far, say sources

The infected MPs include BJP MPs Meenakshi Lekhi, Suresh Angadi, Ram Shankar Katheria, and Parvesh Sahib Singh

Parliament's Monsoon Session to kick off under COVID-19 shadow; MPs must provide negative test certificate
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Parliament's Monsoon Session to kick off under COVID-19 shadow; MPs must provide negative test certificate

Rajya Sabha will convene in the morning from 9 am to 1 pm and Lok Sabha will sit from 3 pm to 7 pm, as part of the precautionary measures

Farooq Abdullah, in first visit to Delhi since abrogation of J&K's special status, arrives for Monsoon Session of Parliament
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Farooq Abdullah, in first visit to Delhi since abrogation of J&K's special status, arrives for Monsoon Session of Parliament

The NC president is likely to be in focus since he was under detention during the last two sessions held after the abrogation of the then-state's special status

Parliament's Monsoon Session: Opposition to oppose four legislations that 'take away rights of states', says Jairam Ramesh
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Parliament's Monsoon Session: Opposition to oppose four legislations that 'take away rights of states', says Jairam Ramesh

The legislation will be brought in to replace four ordinances — three related to the farm sector and the amendment to the Banking Regulation Act

TMC MPs, aged over 65, likely to skip upcoming Parliament session due to risk of contracting COVID-19
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TMC MPs, aged over 65, likely to skip upcoming Parliament session due to risk of contracting COVID-19

Parliament's Monsoon Session will begin on 14 September and will conclude on 1 October. As part of precautionary measures, visitors will be restricted and there will be staggered seating in both Houses