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Speaker cracks whip in Lok Sabha, says MPs who cross over to other side will face suspension; bans placards
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Speaker cracks whip in Lok Sabha, says MPs who cross over to other side will face suspension; bans placards

Sending out a stern message, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday said members from Opposition and Treasury sides who cross over to the other side during the time of uproar in the House will be suspended for the Session

BJP’s Vijay Goel and AAP’s Sanjay Singh clash in Rajya Sabha over water quality in Delhi
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BJP’s Vijay Goel and AAP’s Sanjay Singh clash in Rajya Sabha over water quality in Delhi

Trouble started when BJP's Vijay Goel was called to make his Zero Hour submission on the quality of water in Delhi and AAP's Sanjay Singh started countering him in a loud voice

Digvijaya Singh urges Centre to take steps to revive automobile sector, hold meetings with representatives of industry
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Digvijaya Singh urges Centre to take steps to revive automobile sector, hold meetings with representatives of industry

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh urged the government to take steps to revive the automobile sector and hold a meeting with representatives of the industry.

Next Parliament session should be paperless, says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, asks MPs to access information online
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Next Parliament session should be paperless, says Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, asks MPs to access information online

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday said he was keen on the next session of Parliament made paperless, and said the members should prepare themselves for the same

Noisy scenes in both houses of UP legislature as Samajwadi Party accuses state govt of attempting to frame Azam Khan
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Noisy scenes in both houses of UP legislature as Samajwadi Party accuses state govt of attempting to frame Azam Khan

Uttar Pradesh Legislature witnessed unruly scenes as Samajwadi Party charged the state government with attempts to frame its leader Azam Khan.

Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha: Members express concern over incidents of building collapse, suggest cheaper loans for repair of old structures
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Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha: Members express concern over incidents of building collapse, suggest cheaper loans for repair of old structures

Rajya Sabha members voiced concern over incidents of buildings collapse and the resultant casualties and suggested cheaper loans to people for the repair of their old buildings.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after Opposition MPs raise slogans over Karnataka crisis
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after Opposition MPs raise slogans over Karnataka crisis

Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed uproar over the Karnataka crisis with opposition Congress members storming the well of the house and raising slogans.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: SP MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq raises concerns over lynchings during Zero Hour in LS
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: SP MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq raises concerns over lynchings during Zero Hour in LS

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, SP MP Barq said, 'We have to decide how Muslims would live in this country", in a reference to lynching incidents.'

'Fake news, indecent language on social media triggers communal riots,' says Digvijaya Singh in Rajya Sabha, demands law for regulation
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'Fake news, indecent language on social media triggers communal riots,' says Digvijaya Singh in Rajya Sabha, demands law for regulation

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said communal riots and societal divide is being created by circulation of fake news on social media and demanded a comprehensive law to regulate social media.

Centre using ‘suppressive’ tactics against media, alleges Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in Lok Sabha
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Centre using ‘suppressive’ tactics against media, alleges Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in Lok Sabha

Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday accused the government of using "suppressive" tactics against the media.

Rajasthan govt scraps BJP-era law making primary education mandatory to contest civic polls; uproar in Assembly
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Rajasthan govt scraps BJP-era law making primary education mandatory to contest civic polls; uproar in Assembly

Amid uproar, Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Amendment Bill, 2019 and Rajasthan Municipality Amendment Bill, 2019 were passed in the House by voice vote. The

Parliament LIVE updates: Discussion underway on supplementary demand for grants; Opposition corners BJP over 'failed' fiscal polices
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Parliament LIVE updates: Discussion underway on supplementary demand for grants; Opposition corners BJP over 'failed' fiscal polices

Parliament LIVE updates: Discussion and voting are underway in the Lok Sabha on the supplementary demand for grants for 2018-19. AITC MP from Dam Dam in West Bengal Professor Saugata Roy said that the country is in a very bad state because of the BJP government's fiscal policies.

Rajnath Singh accuses 'vested interests' of trying to create communal discord over Assam NRC, says process 'fair and objective'
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Rajnath Singh accuses 'vested interests' of trying to create communal discord over Assam NRC, says process 'fair and objective'

Home minister Rajnath Singh assured that the names of no Indian citizens will be left out from the NRC as the process was fair and objective.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Demand for population control law, concerns over Centre-state relations raised during Day 10 Zero Hour
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: Demand for population control law, concerns over Centre-state relations raised during Day 10 Zero Hour

A BJP member in Lok Sabha on Thursday asked the government to bring a population control law to ensure a two-child norm for a family.

Parliament updates: Piyush Goyal says Narendra Modi govt changed situation for banks, made loan recovery easier
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Parliament updates: Piyush Goyal says Narendra Modi govt changed situation for banks, made loan recovery easier

Piyush Goyal said that the cases of loan recovery that are troubling India took place before 2014. "Earlier, the person who would take loan of smaller amount would be stressed to repay the sum, but those taking loans in larger amount were carefree. We have changed that situation. Now, the loans are coming back to the banks,' he said.

Alwar lynching case raised in Lok Sabha during Zero Hour, triggers protests from BJP members
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Alwar lynching case raised in Lok Sabha during Zero Hour, triggers protests from BJP members

The lynching of a man in Rajasthan's Alwar district was on Monday raised in the Lok Sabha by a Congress MP, triggering protests from BJP members.

Monsoon Session Day 1: RS, LS debate mob lynching, key legislations passed; govt to face no-confidence motion on Friday
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Monsoon Session Day 1: RS, LS debate mob lynching, key legislations passed; govt to face no-confidence motion on Friday

the talking point of the day was an opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government, the first to be admitted since the BJP-led dispensation came to power four years ago. Here is a breakdown on highlights of the day from both Houses.

39 Indians killed in Mosul: Full text of Sushma Swaraj's speech in Parliament
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39 Indians killed in Mosul: Full text of Sushma Swaraj's speech in Parliament

Thirty-nine Indians abducted by the Islamic State in Mosul three years ago have died, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said in Parliament on Tuesday. Here's the full text of her speech in Parliament.

Haryana govt to recommend CBI probe into land acquisition irregularities in Rohtak and Sonipat
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Haryana govt to recommend CBI probe into land acquisition irregularities in Rohtak and Sonipat

The Haryana government will recommend a CBI probe into alleged irregularities in land acquisition in Rohtak and Sonipat districts during the Congress regime, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Tuesday.

Yogi Adityanath says police encounters won't stop, blames Opposition for giving patronage to criminals
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Yogi Adityanath says police encounters won't stop, blames Opposition for giving patronage to criminals

Accusing the Opposition of sympathising with criminals, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath declared in the state Legislative Council that police encounters in the state would not stop.