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UAPA (Amendment) Bill 2019 violates the very international laws it quotes, defies principles of natural justice
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UAPA (Amendment) Bill 2019 violates the very international laws it quotes, defies principles of natural justice

The UAPA offers an overbroad and ambiguous definition of a 'terrorist act' which includes the death of, or injuries to any person, damage to any property, an attempt to over awe any public functionary by means of criminal force and any act to compel the government or any person to do or abstain from doing any act etc.

RS passes UAPA Bill: Congress' failure to anchor Opposition shows party's growing redundancy in law-making process
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RS passes UAPA Bill: Congress' failure to anchor Opposition shows party's growing redundancy in law-making process

Despite having low numbers in the Rajya Sabha, the Congress had during the previous Narendra Modi government used its heft in the Rajya Sabha and displayed the skill to rally like-minded parties. This time, it stands isolated. It does not have many friends.

Bhojpuri actress alleges husband of divorcing through 'talaqnama'; Centre likely to move Triple Talaq Bill in RS today
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Bhojpuri actress alleges husband of divorcing through 'talaqnama'; Centre likely to move Triple Talaq Bill in RS today

Alina Sheikh, an actress from the Bhojpuri film industry has alleged that her husband divorced her through a 'talaqnama' sent on a stamp paper on Monday

TMC leader Derek O'Brien hits out at govt for passing bills with 'zero scrutiny', says Opposition cannot be 'steamrolled'
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TMC leader Derek O'Brien hits out at govt for passing bills with 'zero scrutiny', says Opposition cannot be 'steamrolled'

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Wednesday charged that the government was passing bills in Parliament without any 'scrutiny' and said a united Opposition cannot be 'steamrolled'.

Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to ban commercial surrogacy, includes provision for relatives to act as 'altruistic' surrogates to Indian couples
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Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to ban commercial surrogacy, includes provision for relatives to act as 'altruistic' surrogates to Indian couples

The government introduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha that also provides for constitution of surrogacy boards at national and state levels.

Narendra Modi takes jibe at 'old days' of Congress regime: Ghulam Nabi Azad's claim of violence-free UPA tenure a blatant lie; here's why
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Narendra Modi takes jibe at 'old days' of Congress regime: Ghulam Nabi Azad's claim of violence-free UPA tenure a blatant lie; here's why

No one is stating that communal violence didn’t take place during the BJP-led NDA rule, but to claim that everything was hunky dory in Congress regime would be a blatant lie