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Parliament's Monsoon Session: RS passes farm bills amid Opposition fury; in LS, Centre faces heat over COVID-19
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Parliament's Monsoon Session: RS passes farm bills amid Opposition fury; in LS, Centre faces heat over COVID-19

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh took up the bills for passing even as Opposition MPs were protesting in the Well of the House and "ploughed" through the procedure to pass the bill, eventually declaring them as being passed by voice vote

In Rajya Sabha, Opposition MPs sloganeer and tear official papers over passage of farm bills
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In Rajya Sabha, Opposition MPs sloganeer and tear official papers over passage of farm bills

Amid the chaos, mics in the Rajya Sabha were muted and the proceedings were then adjourned for around 15 minutes

Parliament Updates: LS adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow; House passes bill reducing MPs' salaries, amended Essential Commodities Bill
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Parliament Updates: LS adjourned till 3 pm tomorrow; House passes bill reducing MPs' salaries, amended Essential Commodities Bill

Parliament Updates: The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, has been passed in the Lok Sabha, by voice vote. The House has been adjourned until 3 pm on 16 September, 2020

Day 1 of Monsoon Session sees Question Hour scrapped amid Opposition fury, Rajya Sabha deputy chairman re-elected
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Day 1 of Monsoon Session sees Question Hour scrapped amid Opposition fury, Rajya Sabha deputy chairman re-elected

The Opposition alleged that the Centre was trying to throttle democracy by doing away with the Question Hour, which it called the "Golden Hour" of the House

Congress-Left tie up will be 'game changer' in 2021 West Bengal polls, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
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Congress-Left tie up will be 'game changer' in 2021 West Bengal polls, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

The Opposition leader added that his focus will be to dent the vote share of both TMC and BJP, and "restore secular ethos" in the state

'Corona is over, lockdown imposed in Bengal to stop BJP rallies,' says Dilip Ghosh; TMC tells him to visit doctor
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'Corona is over, lockdown imposed in Bengal to stop BJP rallies,' says Dilip Ghosh; TMC tells him to visit doctor

The West Bengal BJP chief made the remarks at a rally attended by a large number of people in Hooghly district on Wednesday. The district has registered the fifth-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the state

Bengal politicians slam Rhea Chakraborty's arrest, accuse BJP of using her to score brownie points in Bihar polls
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Bengal politicians slam Rhea Chakraborty's arrest, accuse BJP of using her to score brownie points in Bihar polls

The TMC claimed the Rhea Chakraborty episode has once again brought into the open the BJP's 'inherent dislike' for Bengalis

TMC MPs, aged over 65, likely to skip upcoming Parliament session due to risk of contracting COVID-19
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TMC MPs, aged over 65, likely to skip upcoming Parliament session due to risk of contracting COVID-19

Parliament's Monsoon Session will begin on 14 September and will conclude on 1 October. As part of precautionary measures, visitors will be restricted and there will be staggered seating in both Houses

NEET, JEE exams to go as per schedule; SC rejects six state's plea to review 17 Aug order
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NEET, JEE exams to go as per schedule; SC rejects six state's plea to review 17 Aug order

Hearing the matter in-chamber, a Supreme Court bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari said the plea filed by ministers of six Opposition-ruled states "does not merit reconsideration"

NEET, JEE 2020 Exams News Updates: 'Plea has no merit', SC refuses to review 17 Aug order allowing entrance tests
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NEET, JEE 2020 Exams News Updates: 'Plea has no merit', SC refuses to review 17 Aug order allowing entrance tests

NEET, JEE 2020 Exam News and LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court has begun hearing of a plea of ministers of six Opposition-ruled states seeking review of its 17 August order allowing holding of NEET and JEE exams physically

Facebook bans BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech amid allegations it favoured saffron party
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Facebook bans BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech amid allegations it favoured saffron party

At least five profiles of Singh, which had more than three lakh followers, showed the message that 'this content is not available right now'

No Question Hour in Monsoon Session; 'govt reducing Parliament to noticeboard', says Opposition
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No Question Hour in Monsoon Session; 'govt reducing Parliament to noticeboard', says Opposition

There will be no Question Hour in in the upcoming Monsoon Session of Parliament. Notifications issued by Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha secretariats said that private members' bills will also not be taken up

'Enough evidence to prove Facebook's bias towards BJP': TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg
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'Enough evidence to prove Facebook's bias towards BJP': TMC MP Derek O'Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg

Earlier, the Congress party had written to Zuckerberg, demanding a probe into the alleged bias and interference by Facebook India in the country's electoral democracy

West Bengal BJP worker killed in clash over hoisting Tricolour in Hooghly; eight detained
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West Bengal BJP worker killed in clash over hoisting Tricolour in Hooghly; eight detained

The BJP has alleged that the party worker was killed by members of TMC, however, the ruling party has denied all allegations claiming the scuffle was result of infighting within the saffron party

In Bengal, BJP workers celebrating Ram Temple bhoomi pujan clash with police over lockdown restrictions
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In Bengal, BJP workers celebrating Ram Temple bhoomi pujan clash with police over lockdown restrictions

While BJP accused state govt of "anti-Hindu mindset", TMC MP Saugata Roy said "no harm in celebrations" but everyone must "respect and abide" by lockdown guidelines

Somen Mitra passes away at 78: West Bengal Congress chief and former Lok Sabha MP suffered cardiac arrest
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Somen Mitra passes away at 78: West Bengal Congress chief and former Lok Sabha MP suffered cardiac arrest

Mitra was among the most firebrand Congress leaders of the 1960s and 1970s and played a crucial role in the fight against the Naxals in Kolkata

BJP's Mukul Roy says no differences with leadership, reports of joining TMC 'malicious and misleading'
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BJP's Mukul Roy says no differences with leadership, reports of joining TMC 'malicious and misleading'

Roy, addressing a press conference, scotched speculation about him returning to the Trinamool Congress.

Mamata Banerjee reshuffles TMC ahead of Bengal polls, appoints new party members as district chiefs
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Mamata Banerjee reshuffles TMC ahead of Bengal polls, appoints new party members as district chiefs

The TMC chief on Thursday announced a new state committee with 21 members and a seven-member core panel

Mamata Banerjee won't return as West Bengal chief minister next year, says BJP chief Dilip Ghosh
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Mamata Banerjee won't return as West Bengal chief minister next year, says BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal will to go to polls for 294 Assembly seats next year with BJP emerging as the main challenger to the ruling TMC

TikTok ban was impulsive decision, people will suffer like they did during demonetisation, says TMC MP Nusrat Jahan
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TikTok ban was impulsive decision, people will suffer like they did during demonetisation, says TMC MP Nusrat Jahan

The Centre on Monday banned 59 mobile apps including TikTok, UC Browser and other Chinese apps 'prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity and defence' of the country.