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Narendra Modi violating law by attending Parliament while his govt urges those above 65 years to stay indoors: Congress
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Narendra Modi violating law by attending Parliament while his govt urges those above 65 years to stay indoors: Congress

The Congress on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to walk the talk and not pontificate, claiming that he was violating the law by attending Parliament despite his government urging citizens above 65 years to remain indoors by invoking the Epidemic Act

Parliament Updates: Congress MP questions Farooq Abdullah's absence from Lok Sabha since 6 months; Opposition chants 'save democracy'
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Parliament Updates: Congress MP questions Farooq Abdullah's absence from Lok Sabha since 6 months; Opposition chants 'save democracy'

Parliament Updates: Congress MP in Lok Sabha Suresh Kodukunnil pointed out that former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah has not attended House proceedings since six months. He said that it is the government and House's responsibility to ensure his welfare and also that he exercises his right as an elected representative

Budget Session of Parliament: No decision on NRC yet, Centre tells LS; Opposition slams govt over unemployment, economy during Motion of Thanks agenda
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Budget Session of Parliament: No decision on NRC yet, Centre tells LS; Opposition slams govt over unemployment, economy during Motion of Thanks agenda

In the Parliament on Tuesday, the Centre on Tuesday in the Lok Sabha said that the government hasn’t taken any decision on implementing a nationwide NRC.

Parliament Updates: TMC's Sukhendu Ray sings 'mile sur mera tumhara' in jibe at Narendra Modi, Amit Shah for conflicting statements on NRC
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Parliament Updates: TMC's Sukhendu Ray sings 'mile sur mera tumhara' in jibe at Narendra Modi, Amit Shah for conflicting statements on NRC

Parliament LIVE Updates: In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Centre said that as per the information received from Assam Government, the state has not constructed any detention camp in Assam exclusively to detain those who do not have documents proving their citizenship under National Register of Citizens

Rajya Sabha marshals shed military-style uniform, back in Indian attire without 'pagri' after facing criticism over outfit
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Rajya Sabha marshals shed military-style uniform, back in Indian attire without 'pagri' after facing criticism over outfit

The marshals were seen in military-style outfits with caps when the Rajya Sabha's landmark 250th session opened last Monday, but on this Monday they had continued to don Indian attire with a pointed pagri or headgear

Winter Session of Parliament: LS, RS adjourn early amid protests by Opposition over Maharashtra govt formation
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Winter Session of Parliament: LS, RS adjourn early amid protests by Opposition over Maharashtra govt formation

Congress members jostled with the marshals in the Lok Sabha when they stormed the Well of the House carrying placards, leading to adjournment of Parliament proceedings.

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm tomorrow; joint session to be held on occasion of Constitution Day on Tuesday
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm tomorrow; joint session to be held on occasion of Constitution Day on Tuesday

Parliament LIVE Updates: Joint session of both Houses of Parliament to be held tomorrow on the occasion of Constitution Day. The moment the Lower House assembly post-lunch, ruckus ensues in the Lok Sabha with Opposition MP's resorting to sloganeering against the ongoing developments in Maharashtra. Lok Sabha Chairman Meenakshi Leekhi adjourned the House till 2 pm tomorrow. The Upper House of Parliament gets adjourned till 2 pm on 26 November

Parliament's Winter Session: Uproar in RS over JNU protests; Left calls for probe over cop action, BJP demands Central govt 'oversight' of activities
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Parliament's Winter Session: Uproar in RS over JNU protests; Left calls for probe over cop action, BJP demands Central govt 'oversight' of activities

Members of Left parties and the BJP on Friday clashed in Rajya Sabha over the issue of Jawaharlal Nehru University students' protest against a hike in hostel fees

Amid Delhi air pollution crisis, BJP MPs busy belting out songs, playing blame game and indulging in whataboutery in Parliament
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Amid Delhi air pollution crisis, BJP MPs busy belting out songs, playing blame game and indulging in whataboutery in Parliament

The Parliament, for the second straight day, discussed air pollution in North India, including New Delhi, but the lawmakers' approach remained lackadaisical and cavalier in face of an impending public health emergency

Parliament Updates: BJP moves bill seeking mass movement for cleanliness, spread message of Clean India in Rajya Sabha; proceedings reconvene in Lower House
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Parliament Updates: BJP moves bill seeking mass movement for cleanliness, spread message of Clean India in Rajya Sabha; proceedings reconvene in Lower House

Parliament LIVE Updates: In the Upper House, BJP leader Prabhat Jha wanted to pass Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (amendment of articles 51A) seeking to participate in mass movement for cleanliness and propagate the message of Clean India.

Delhi air pollution: Air quality in National Capital 'very poor', slight improvement likely in next 48 hrs due to increase in wind speed
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Delhi air pollution: Air quality in National Capital 'very poor', slight improvement likely in next 48 hrs due to increase in wind speed

The overall air quality index in Delhi stood at 360 at 2 pm. Rohini was the most-polluted area with an AQI of 416, followed by Bawana (411) and Anand Vihar (410).

Not privatising Railways, but only outsourcing commercial and onboard services to private players, Piyush Goyal tells Rajya Sabha
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Not privatising Railways, but only outsourcing commercial and onboard services to private players, Piyush Goyal tells Rajya Sabha

The government is not privatising the Indian Railways but only outsourcing commercial and on-board services to private players in order to provide better facilities to commuters, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said in Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Jammu and Kashmir after Articles 370 and 35a: A look at what happened over the past three weeks
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Jammu and Kashmir after Articles 370 and 35a: A look at what happened over the past three weeks

Kashmir, being the tense, conflict-induced zone that it is today, witnessed a series of events that unfolded over the past three weeks. Here is a timeline of all those events, right from the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A.

Country without a post office: The unconscionable communication siege of Kashmir must look beyond public order and state security
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Country without a post office: The unconscionable communication siege of Kashmir must look beyond public order and state security

As it exists, peacefulness in Kashmir is Schröndinger's cat until the restrictions are lifted —Kashmir currently is both reported as 'peaceful' enough to legitimatise the Union's decisions and not peaceful enough to justify the lifting of restrictions. The State is being permitted to rely on its own excesses to deny the court or civil society the ability to test their reasonableness.

Kashmir News Updates: Days after calling reports on Saura unrest 'fabricated', MHA acknowledges incident, but says 'no bullets fired'
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Kashmir News Updates: Days after calling reports on Saura unrest 'fabricated', MHA acknowledges incident, but says 'no bullets fired'

Kashmir News LIVE Updates: Days after calling reports on an unrest in Saura region of Jammu and Kashmir, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has acknowledged that an incident of stone pelting did take place in Saura on 9 August which later sparked unrest in the area. Earlier, a few international media houses — including BBC and The Washington Post — had drawn criticism for reporting about the incident. A home ministry spokesperson had also called the reports about protests as "fabricated and incorrect".

Pakistani TV channel 24 News HD airs 2018 footage of Syed Ali Shah Geelani under house arrest in Kashmir, claims it is 2019
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Pakistani TV channel 24 News HD airs 2018 footage of Syed Ali Shah Geelani under house arrest in Kashmir, claims it is 2019

Kashmir News Updates: A Pakistani television channel shared a video on their YouTube channel in early August 2019 claiming it was "breaking news" footage of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani under house arrest. The claim is false; the video has circulated online in reports since at least April 2018.

Viral photo of girl walking past soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir taken in 2016, not August 2019, reports AFP
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Viral photo of girl walking past soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir taken in 2016, not August 2019, reports AFP

A photo of a girl reading a book as she walks past heavily armed soldiers in Kashmir has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter which claim the image was taken after the Indian government revoked the region’s special status in August 2019. The claim is false; the photo was taken in 2016 during previous unrest in Jammu and Kashmir.

Article 370 revoked: Cooperation between Centre and new UTs will be key to governance, realisation of aspirations
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Article 370 revoked: Cooperation between Centre and new UTs will be key to governance, realisation of aspirations

After the revoking of Article 370, how governance plays out in Jammu and Kashmir and whether Ladakh’s aspirations can be better realised, will ultimately depend on the degree of cooperation between New Delhi and the govt of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh to be UTs from 31 October, says MHA; prohibitory orders withdrawn from Jammu
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Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh to be UTs from 31 October, says MHA; prohibitory orders withdrawn from Jammu

Earlier on Friday, after being confined to their homes for days due to heavy security deployment over the removal of the erstwhile state's special status, people in Kashmir offered Friday prayers at local mosques as restrictions were eased for the purpose.