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BJP gained power due to 'ideology, not party legacy', Narendra Modi says at training programme for party MPs
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BJP gained power due to 'ideology, not party legacy', Narendra Modi says at training programme for party MPs

The BJP is an "organic" entity and not an "assembled" entity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the ruling party lawmakers in New Delhi.

Om Birla to ask Azam Khan to apologise in Lok Sabha for sexist remark against BJP’s Rama Devi, says Pralhad Joshi
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Om Birla to ask Azam Khan to apologise in Lok Sabha for sexist remark against BJP’s Rama Devi, says Pralhad Joshi

Om Birla will ask Azam Khan to apologise on the floor of the House for his sexist remarks against BJP member Rama Devi, Pralhad Joshi said.

West Bengal govt announces 10% EWS quota in govt jobs, educational institutions; minister Partha Chatterjee hails 'historic' decision
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West Bengal govt announces 10% EWS quota in govt jobs, educational institutions; minister Partha Chatterjee hails 'historic' decision

West Bengal on Tuesday announced 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for the economically weaker sections in the general category. The details about the eligibility criteria for it would be announced later, but those who are already covered by other quotas will not be considered for this reservation, said state minister Partha Chatterjee. Leader of the opposition in the state assembly, Abdul Mannan, senior CPI(M) leader Sujan Chakraborty as well as the BJP's Manoj Tigga welcomed the move.

Narendra Modi calls meeting of presidents of all parties on 19 June to discuss 'one nation, one election'
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Narendra Modi calls meeting of presidents of all parties on 19 June to discuss 'one nation, one election'

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said that Narendra Modi has also called a meeting of MPs to discuss these issues on 20 June.

Ram Vilas Paswan urges Lok Sabha members to pass 'revolutionary' Consumer Protection Bill without debate
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Ram Vilas Paswan urges Lok Sabha members to pass 'revolutionary' Consumer Protection Bill without debate

Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today urged Lok Sabha members to pass the new Consumer Protection Bill without debate, saying it is a "revolutionary" and "non-controversial" measure aimed at benefiting consumers.

Congress accuses Hindutva outfits of triggering Maharashtra clashes during Lok Sabha's Zero Hour
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Congress accuses Hindutva outfits of triggering Maharashtra clashes during Lok Sabha's Zero Hour

As several parts of Maharashtra continued to reel under caste violence, Congress on Wednesday accused the RSS and certain Hindutva outfits of triggering it and demanded a probe by a Supreme Court judge into the clashes.

Congress, NCP attack BJP govt over 230 acres land given to Patanjali group for food park at MIHAN
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Congress, NCP attack BJP govt over 230 acres land given to Patanjali group for food park at MIHAN

Congress and NCP on Thursday targeted the BJP-led Maharashtra government for giving 230 acres of land to Patanjali Ayurved Limited

Odisha spent Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and ministers
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Odisha spent Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and ministers

The Odisha government has spent more than Rs 26.55 crore towards airfare of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and other ministers in three years

Winter Session to be held in December, dates will be announced soon, says Parliamentary affairs minister
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Winter Session to be held in December, dates will be announced soon, says Parliamentary affairs minister

The government will call Winter Session of Parliament in December and its dates will be announced soon, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said.

Gorkhaland agitation: Bengal's BJP chief Dilip Ghosh heckled in Darjeeling, cancels meeting with party workers
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Gorkhaland agitation: Bengal's BJP chief Dilip Ghosh heckled in Darjeeling, cancels meeting with party workers

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh was heckled on Thursday by a group of people which asked saffron leaders visiting Darjeeling

Govt must immediately provide relief to farmers hit by rains: Rahul Gandhi
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Govt must immediately provide relief to farmers hit by rains: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday urged the government in Lok Sabha to respond quickly to the plight of farmers in north India hit by heavy rains.

Venkaiah Naidu 'optimistic' of passage of GST, other bills in Budget Session
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Venkaiah Naidu 'optimistic' of passage of GST, other bills in Budget Session

M Venkaiah Naidu expressed confidence that the GST bill as well as the ones on bankruptcy and real estate will get the approval of Parliament.

Hope Congress will help in passing pending bills: Venkaiah Naidu
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Hope Congress will help in passing pending bills: Venkaiah Naidu

The government on Monday hoped that the Congress and other opposition parties would stand by their "promise" and help in passing of the pending bills.

Govt may reconvene Monsoon Session in Parliament to get key legislations passed
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Govt may reconvene Monsoon Session in Parliament to get key legislations passed

The government on Tuesday said it may reconvene Parliament's Monsoon Session to get key legislations, including the pending GST bill, passed.

Congress should allow Parliament to function for the remaining four sittings: Venkaiah Naidu
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Congress should allow Parliament to function for the remaining four sittings: Venkaiah Naidu

Congress should end "tit for tat" approach and allow the Parliament to function for the remaining four sittings, said M Venkaiah Naidu.

Efforts underway to convince Opposition on land bill, says Venkaiah Naidu
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Efforts underway to convince Opposition on land bill, says Venkaiah Naidu

Facing stiff opposition on the Land Acquisition Bill, government on Wednesday said efforts are underway to convince political parties on the measure.

Venkaiah Naidu appeals to Opposition to let Rajya Sabha function
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Venkaiah Naidu appeals to Opposition to let Rajya Sabha function

M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday appealed to opposition parties to allow the Rajya Sabha to function to pass important bills.

Venkaiah Naidu appeals to opposition: Let Rajya Sabha function
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Venkaiah Naidu appeals to opposition: Let Rajya Sabha function

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday appealed to opposition parties to allow the Rajya Sabha to function to pass important bills.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan should become a people's movement: Venkaiah Naidu
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan should become a people's movement: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Centre's 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan' should become a public movement.

India at inflection point; new ideas, innovation need of the hour: Venkaiah Naidu
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India at inflection point; new ideas, innovation need of the hour: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said innovation and new ideas were key to meeting the objectives of nation building in the coming decade.