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4,690 arrested under UAPA and 149 convicted: Centre informs Rajya Sabha
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4,690 arrested under UAPA and 149 convicted: Centre informs Rajya Sabha

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said in Rajya Sabha that 1,421 people were arrested in 2018 under the UAPA, 1,948 in 2019 and 1,321 in 2020

Monsoon session ends, war of words doesn't as Centre, Opposition up the ante
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Monsoon session ends, war of words doesn't as Centre, Opposition up the ante

While Union ministers have called the Opposition behaviour "condemnable", the latter accused the Centre of having an "authoritarian attitude"

Parliament: Lok Sabha adjourns sine die as stormy Monsoon Session draws to early close; productivity dips to 22%
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Parliament: Lok Sabha adjourns sine die as stormy Monsoon Session draws to early close; productivity dips to 22%

A disappointed Speaker Om Birla, said members holding placards, raising slogans in the Well of Lok Sabha was not in accordance with its traditions

Narendra Modi seeks names of members absent during voting for statutory resolution in Rajya Sabha, say sources
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Narendra Modi seeks names of members absent during voting for statutory resolution in Rajya Sabha, say sources

Modi asked Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi to submit the details of those who were not present in the house when the voting was held, sources said

'Sacrilege in temple of democracy': RS Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu slams Opposition behaviour in Parliament
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'Sacrilege in temple of democracy': RS Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu slams Opposition behaviour in Parliament

Ugly scenes were witnessed in the Upper House when the House began a discussion on farmers' protest against new reform laws

Opposition leaders meet to evolve strategy on Pegasus snooping row, other issues
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Opposition leaders meet to evolve strategy on Pegasus snooping row, other issues

About 14 parties were represented at the meeting held in the chamber of Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, sources said

Parliament Session Live Updates: Both Houses adjourn till tomorrrow as Opposition protests Pegasus row, farmers' issues
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Parliament Session Live Updates: Both Houses adjourn till tomorrrow as Opposition protests Pegasus row, farmers' issues

Meanwhile, the Lok Sabha Speaker is extremely upset with the behaviour of the MPs in the House and is of the opinion that anybody who is a repeat offender is likely to be suspended in the future for the entire period of the Lok Sabha term, sources told News18

Parliament Monsoon Session: LS adjourned repeatedly amid Oppn uproar; RS passes Marine Aids to Navigation Bill
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Parliament Monsoon Session: LS adjourned repeatedly amid Oppn uproar; RS passes Marine Aids to Navigation Bill

This, as seven Opposition parties wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking his intervention to direct the government to discuss farmers' issues and Pegasus row in Parliament, NCP leader Supriya Sule said on Tuesday

Parliament Session Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid 'khela hobe' slogans raised by Opposition MPs
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Parliament Session Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid 'khela hobe' slogans raised by Opposition MPs

Parliament Session Live Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned till 11 am tomorrow as Opposition MPs raised 'Khela hobe' slogans

Parliament Monsoon Session Updates: Centre to move motion seeking suspension of TMC MP Shantanu Sen tomorrow
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Parliament Monsoon Session Updates: Centre to move motion seeking suspension of TMC MP Shantanu Sen tomorrow

Parliament Monsoon Session Live Updates: The Centre will move a motion seeking suspension of Shantanu Sen that is likely to be heard tomorrow, according to media reports

Parliament's Monsoon Session: Day 2 sees Oppn disrupt LS over Pegasus row, target Centre in RS on COVID
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Parliament's Monsoon Session: Day 2 sees Oppn disrupt LS over Pegasus row, target Centre in RS on COVID

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Rajya Sabha said that if there is any underreporting of COVID-19 deaths, it is by the states and not the Union government

Parliament Updates: LS, RS adjourned till 22 July; PM's COVID-19 briefing with parties underway
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Parliament Updates: LS, RS adjourned till 22 July; PM's COVID-19 briefing with parties underway

Parliament Monsoon Session 2021 LIVE updates on day 2: Wrapping up his reply in the Rajya Sabha, health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said the Centre is planning to to set up 1,573 oxygen plants of which 316 have already been commissioned

Reports of snooping on Indians aimed at maligning Indian democracy, says IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
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Reports of snooping on Indians aimed at maligning Indian democracy, says IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

In a suo motu statement in Lok Sabha, Vaishnaw said that with several checks and balances being in place, "any sort of illegal surveillance" by unauthorised persons is not possible in India

Parliament LATEST Updates: RS, LS adjourned amid Oppn uproar on day 1 of Monsoon Session; both Houses reconvene at 11 am tomorrow
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Parliament LATEST Updates: RS, LS adjourned amid Oppn uproar on day 1 of Monsoon Session; both Houses reconvene at 11 am tomorrow

Monsoon Session of Parliament LATEST News Updates: The prime minister, while introducing ministers in the Rajya Sabha, said, Watch LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage online at firstpost.com

Opposition disrupts Day 1 of Parliament's Monsoon Session as PM introduces newly inducted ministers
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Opposition disrupts Day 1 of Parliament's Monsoon Session as PM introduces newly inducted ministers

The disruption by Opposition members drew sharp criticism from Prime Minister Modi who accused them of being unable to digest the fact that a large number of new ministers are women, Dalits, tribals and those from other backward classes

Parliament's Monoon Session: Ask sharpest of questions, but allow govt to respond, PM tells Opposition
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Parliament's Monoon Session: Ask sharpest of questions, but allow govt to respond, PM tells Opposition

Modi said the government is fully prepared to give the answers that the people of the country want and that he hoped that the Monsoon Session is productive and dedicated to meaningful discussion

Parliament's Monsoon Session: From Centre's bills to Oppn's talking points and COVID-19 looming large, here's what to expect
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Parliament's Monsoon Session: From Centre's bills to Oppn's talking points and COVID-19 looming large, here's what to expect

The Opposition on its part wants to corner the government by raising issues like alleged shortcomings in the healthcare system during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and the distribution of COVID vaccines to states

Opposition objects to Narendra Modi's proposed joint address on COVID-19 to all MPs at Parliament annexe
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Opposition objects to Narendra Modi's proposed joint address on COVID-19 to all MPs at Parliament annexe

Leaders, including from the TMC and the CPM, also said that when the pandemic and issues related to it can be discussed on the floor of the House, what was the need to go 'outside'

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Centre lists 17 new bills, including 3 to replace ordinances
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: Centre lists 17 new bills, including 3 to replace ordinances

One of the ordinances issued on 30 June prohibits any agitation and strike by anyone engaged in the essential defence services

Piyush Goyal appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha; Union minister succeeds Thaawarchand Gehlot
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Piyush Goyal appointed Leader of House in Rajya Sabha; Union minister succeeds Thaawarchand Gehlot

Goyal, a two-time Rajya Sabha MP, is currently the deputy leader of the NDA and holds various portfolios in the Cabinet including textiles, commerce and consumer affairs