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Khattar Meets Modi, Tells Him Farm Laws Repeal Announcement Has Sent Out A Good Message

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Interacting with reporters in Delhi after the meeting, the chief minister said that he expressed his gratitude to the prime minister for recently appreciating the welfare schemes launched by the Haryana Government.

Govt To Introduce Bill In Lok Sabha To Repeal Farm Laws

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

To repeal the three contentious farm laws, the government on Monday will introduce in Lok Sabha a new bill, which states that though "only a small group of farmers are protesting" against these legislations, the need of the hour is to take along everyone for inclusive growth.


Mayor And Deputy Mayor May Not Contest In Kolkata Municipal Corporation Polls

"It is time to bring the second generation of party leaders to the fore. It should start from the corporation and municipality elections. In that case, giving ticket to Firhad Hakim's daughter Priyadarshini instead of him will not be unexpected," a senior Trinamool Congress leader said.


Voting Begins For Bypolls In 3 Lok Sabha Seats, 30 Assembly Constituencies In 14 States

The bypolls are currently underway in 14 states including West Bengal, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.

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08 October, 2021

Narendra Modi Will Be Elected PM Again In 2024 Elections: Amit Shah

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Home Minister Amit Shah said no other political leader in the world has completed 20 years in public office, except Modi.


12 August, 2021

Monsoon Session: Strict Action Should Be Taken Against 'Misbehaving' Opposition MPs, Says Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Piyush Goyal said that the Opposition's approach of 'my way or highway is highly condemnable' and the country also condemns such attitude.


05 August, 2021

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Set Up Air Quality Management Commission In NCR And Adjoining Areas

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Replying on the bill, Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said,'We will be accountable to Parliament through this bill (on the issue of air pollution). It is the responsibility of central government to deal with air pollution.'


04 August, 2021

1,948 Arrests Under UAPA In 2019, 34 Persons Convicted: Govt

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Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai was responding to a written question by DMK member Tiruchi Siva regarding the total number of people imprisoned under the UAPA in the country at present.


03 August, 2021

348 Custodial Deaths In Last 3 Years, 230 Political Killings: Govt

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According to data shared by the Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai on Tuesday, 136 people died in police custody in 2018, 112 in 2019 and 100 in 2020.


31 July, 2021

Recently-Removed Union Minister Babul Supriyo Quits Politics, To Resign From Lok Sabha

Outlook Correspondent

The singer-turned-politician made it clear that he was not making this declaration for any 'bargain'.


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30 July, 2021

Lok Sabha Adjourned For The Day Amid Opposition Protest, Two Bills Introduced

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The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021 and the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill were introduced.


23 July, 2021

Rahul Gandhi Should Submit Phone For Investigation If He Thinks It Is Tapped: BJP

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BJP spokesperson Rajyavardhan Rathore told reporters that the Congress is determined to stall Parliament after being rejected twice by people in Lok Sabha polls of 2014 and 2019


20 July, 2021

No Record Of Farmers Death During Ongoing Protests In Delhi: Centre Tells Parliament

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Narendra Singh Tomar said that since the Centre has no record of farmers having died during the agitation, there is no proposal for compensation to such families.


20 July, 2021

Centre Approves Rs 40,000 Crore To Deal With Covid-19, Plans To Ramp Up Health Infrastructure

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Further, the central government has approved the 'India Covid-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package'


19 July, 2021

Parliament Monsoon Session: Both Houses Adjourned Till 11 am Tomorrow

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As the disruptions continued despite repeated pleas by the Chair to maintain decorum, both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 11 am tomorrow.


19 July, 2021

Attempt To Malign Democracy And Institutions: IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw On ‘Pegasus Project’

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Speaking in parliament Ashwini Vaishnaw said, 'There is no factual basis to suggest use of Pegasus amounts to surveillance'


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18 July, 2021

Disruptions Don’t Help Opposition, Says RJD's Manoj Jha Ahead Of Monsoon Session

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Prof. Manoj Kumar Jha, Rajya Sabha MP from Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), speaks on the follies of disrupting Parliamentary proceedings and why trust deficit among Opposition parties remains the biggest challenge to their coming together against the BJP.


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Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party dance as they celebrate the party's initial lead during counting for the Tripura Municipal Corporation elections, in Agartala.

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A election staff member opens an electronic voting machine (EVM) to count votes for the municipal corporation elections, in Agartala.

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Left Front Chairman Biman Bose and CPI(M) State Secretary Surya Kanta Mishra (2nd L) pay tribute to German philosopher Friedrich Engels on his 202nd birth anniversary, in Kolkata.

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Aspirants stand in a queue to enter an examintaion centre for Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 (UPTET Exam 2021), in Moradabad.

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This photo shows aftermath of a looted street in Honiara's Chinatown, Solomon Islands. Violence receded in the capital of the Solomon Islands, but the government showed no signs of addressing the underlying grievances...

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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

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Opinion

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

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Manual Scavengers

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Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

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Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

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