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Mars shines extra bright on 13 Oct as it enters 'opposition', to remain bright for weeks
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Mars shines extra bright on 13 Oct as it enters 'opposition', to remain bright for weeks

Mars in opposition means it will be visible all night, starting in the east after sunset, before disappearing into the western horizon around sunrise.

Who controls Parliament? Instead of building a robust system, we have bled its vitality, dignity and efficacy
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Who controls Parliament? Instead of building a robust system, we have bled its vitality, dignity and efficacy

Seven decades, sixteen Lok Sabha and two hundred and fifty one Rajya Sabha sessions later, we have reached a situation where executive doesn’t just have a link to legislature through Parliament, but there is a near-complete Executive take-over of the Legislature. Bit by bit, over these seven decades, every government has contributed to the undermining of the institution of Parliament.

'Sad, shameful': Rajnath Singh slams Opposition for ruckus in RS over farmers bills, reassures cultivators on MSP
India

'Sad, shameful': Rajnath Singh slams Opposition for ruckus in RS over farmers bills, reassures cultivators on MSP

Rajnath, at a press conference called in Delhi along with Union ministers Prakash Javadekar, Pralhad Joshi, Piyush Goyal, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Thawarchand Gehlot, said while it is the responsibility of the ruling side to enable discussions in the House, it is also Opposition's duty to maintaining decorum.

Congres urges Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh to take nation into confidence on India-China border row
India

Congres urges Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh to take nation into confidence on India-China border row

Randeep Surjewala said people want to know what were the outcomes of the recent talks with China and how the Chinese will be repulsed to "reclaim our motherland"

Amit Shah admits Centre 'may have fallen short' in dealing with COVID-19 crisis, questions what Opposition parties did
India

Amit Shah admits Centre 'may have fallen short' in dealing with COVID-19 crisis, questions what Opposition parties did

Somebody was interviewing people abroad in English on how to fight the coronavirus, Shah said in an apparent jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, and added that the Congress never did anything during disasters that the country has faced over the years except for 'interviews'.

Constructive opposition and inquiry are never more vital in a democracy like India than during times of crisis such as COVID-19
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Constructive opposition and inquiry are never more vital in a democracy like India than during times of crisis such as COVID-19

Often, dispensations perpetuate the convenient myth that the opposition plays the spoiler (or is even ‘anti-national’), but there cannot be a more important time, role or patriotic thing to do, other than question and oppose constructively, in a crisis | Lt Gen Bhopinder Singh writes

Dilip Ghosh calls death of migrants on trains 'small and isolated' incidents, sparks fierce backlash from Bengal Opposition
India

Dilip Ghosh calls death of migrants on trains 'small and isolated' incidents, sparks fierce backlash from Bengal Opposition

As extreme heat, hunger and dehydration take a toll on lakhs of migrant workers and their families rushing back home amid the lockdown, nine passengers, including a child, have been reported dead on 'Shramik Special' trains since Monday.

Lok Sabha disrupted for second consecutive day as BJP, Oppn MPs shove each other over demand for ‘immediate’ discussion on Delhi violence
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Lok Sabha disrupted for second consecutive day as BJP, Oppn MPs shove each other over demand for ‘immediate’ discussion on Delhi violence

Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the second day on Tuesday as BJP and Opposition members tried to shove each other amid unrelenting demands from the Opposition for an immediate discussion on the issue of Delhi violence.

Why is Mamata Banerjee suddenly trying to distance herself from Congress and Left Front on CAA-NRC issue?
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Why is Mamata Banerjee suddenly trying to distance herself from Congress and Left Front on CAA-NRC issue?

Mamata's move in trying to publicly put some distance between the TMC and CPM-Congress alliance is a clever attempt at reinvigorating the struggling political forces so that the anti-TMC vote gets split instead of consolidating in favour of the BJP.

At Bihar rally, Yogi Adityanath says anti-CAA protests are conspiracy hatched ‘from afar’, slams Opposition for 'adding fuel to fire'
India

At Bihar rally, Yogi Adityanath says anti-CAA protests are conspiracy hatched ‘from afar’, slams Opposition for 'adding fuel to fire'

The countrywide anti-CAA protests are a "conspiracy" hatched from afar by those resentful of a united and grand India and these are being aided by a "crooked" opposition, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath alleged on Tuesday.

Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand CM on 29 Dec, says state won't implement NRC, CAA if even one Jharkhandi is uprooted
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Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand CM on 29 Dec, says state won't implement NRC, CAA if even one Jharkhandi is uprooted

Jharkhand chief minister-designate Hemant Soren on Tuesday said he will go through the details of the citizenship law and if even one person from his state is uprooted due to it, it will not be implemented

'Arrogant BJP demolished': Opposition leaders laud JMM chief Hemant Soren over Jharkhand polls, link results to CAA, NRC backlash
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'Arrogant BJP demolished': Opposition leaders laud JMM chief Hemant Soren over Jharkhand polls, link results to CAA, NRC backlash

After the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress alliance in Jharkhand seemed to be heading towards a clear majority on Monday and the BJP falling short, a slew of Opposition leaders congratulated JMM chief Hemant Soren and blamed the BJP defeat on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens.

Pranab Mukherjee advises Narendra Modi to consider views of Opposition and those who didn't vote for his govt
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Pranab Mukherjee advises Narendra Modi to consider views of Opposition and those who didn't vote for his govt

Former president Pranab Mukherjee advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi that parliamentary democracy calls for taking everyone, including the Opposition, along. His statement came at a time when protests against the amended Citizenship Act are being witnessed across the country, inviting the Opposition’s ire

Lotus on passports as part of security features, says MEA spokesperson; adds other national symbols to be used on rotation
India

Lotus on passports as part of security features, says MEA spokesperson; adds other national symbols to be used on rotation

'This symbol is our national flower and is part of the enhanced security features to identify fake passports', said MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

In Parliament today: Lok Sabha passes Constitution (Amendment) Bill to extend reservation for SC/ST MPs; Rajya Sabha to take up Citizenship Bill tomorrow
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In Parliament today: Lok Sabha passes Constitution (Amendment) Bill to extend reservation for SC/ST MPs; Rajya Sabha to take up Citizenship Bill tomorrow

The Rajya Sabha is scheduled to take up the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Wednesday, after it was passed in the Lok Sabha by a two-thirds majority at midnight on Tuesday. The Upper House, presided over by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, is likely to begin the six-hour discussion on the bill at 2 pm.

Rajya Sabha to debate CAB tomorrow: Attack on Constitution, claim Congress and CPM; Shiv Sena hints at withdrawing support; rifts in JD(U) over backing Bill
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Rajya Sabha to debate CAB tomorrow: Attack on Constitution, claim Congress and CPM; Shiv Sena hints at withdrawing support; rifts in JD(U) over backing Bill

The question of supporting the Citizenship Amendment Bill created rifts within the JDU in Bihar and the Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra

Parliament Updates: Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha with 311 votes in favour, 80 against
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Parliament Updates: Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by Lok Sabha with 311 votes in favour, 80 against

Parliament LIVE updates: The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Lower House at midnight on Tuesday with 311 votes in favour of the proposed legislation. 80 MPs voted against the bill in the division of votes.

LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill by overwhelming majority: BJP gets support from JDU, YSRCP, BJD; Opposition calls legislation discriminatory
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LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill by overwhelming majority: BJP gets support from JDU, YSRCP, BJD; Opposition calls legislation discriminatory

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill saw an animated debate in the Lok Sabha on Monday after Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the contentious legislation with assurances of exemption for the north eastern states, and said that the proposed law has the "endorsement of 130 crore Indians".

Amit Shah wins round one of CAB debate in LS by blunting Opposition's attack, but deft touch will be required in RS
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Amit Shah wins round one of CAB debate in LS by blunting Opposition's attack, but deft touch will be required in RS

In touting “reasonable classification” as the basis behind the law, Amit Shah blunted Opposition’s key charge that CAB is violative of the Constitution.