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Deputy Leader Naqvi Says "Opposition Should Come Out Of 'Hangover Of Feudal Arrogance', Accept Mistake"

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The government has stoutly defended the suspension of the 12 opposition members and demanded that all those guilty of disrupting the House in the Monsoon Session should not only apologise to the Chair for questioning him, but also to the House and the nation.

Minor Fire That Broke Out In Parliament Extinguished, No Casualty Reported

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Parliament fire post received a call on 8:05 AM about a minor fire that broke out in room number 59 of the Indian Parliament. The fire was extinguished with no casualties reported.


Farooq Abdullah And His Fellow NC Leaders Stage Protest Outside Parliament Demanding Restoration Of Article 370

NC president and MP Farooq Abdullah led the protest in front of the Gandhi Statue in Parliament lawns and also demanded a judicial probe into the recent encounters in Srinagar's Hyderpora and Rambagh, besides Lawaypora in the outskirts of the city in December last year.

Rajya Sabha Suspends 12 Oppn MPs For Remaining Part Of Winter Session For Unruly Behaviour

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Among the suspended Rrajya Sabha members, six are from the Congress, two each from the TMC and Shiv Sena and one each from the CPM and the CPI.


Parliament Approves Repeal Of Farm Laws; Opposition Protests Demanding Debate

Parliament passed a bill to repeal the three agri laws, which had triggered an agitation by farmer unions, on the first day of the Winter Session on Monday with Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha approving it without any debate within minutes of taking it up amid protests by opposition members who were demanding a discussion.

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29 November, 2021

PM Modi: Benchmark Should Be How Parliament Functioned Not Disrupted

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the benchmark for assessment should be how Parliament functioned and not how forcefully it was disrupted, as he asserted that the dignity of the House and the Chair should be maintained.


28 November, 2021

Parliament Winter Session To Begin With Farm Laws Repeal Bill Tomorrow

Outlook Web Desk

The Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 will be introduced on the first day of the Parliament Winter Session on Monday. PM Narendra Modi had announced that the contentious farm laws will be repealed.


28 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: Parliament Winter Session Likely To Begin On Stormy Note

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The ruling BJP and main opposition party Congress have issued whips to their MPs to be present on the day, while the later has also demanded a resolution for the farmers who died during the protests against the three laws.


27 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: Govt To Introduce Bill On First Day Of Parliament Winter Session

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The winter session of Parliament will start from Monday, and on the first day of it, new bill to repeal contentious three farm laws will be introduced.


26 November, 2021

‘Clock Can Be Reversed In J&K After Farm Laws Repeal’

Naseer Ganai

Former Chief Minister and Member Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah:'The restoration of early statehood and Article 370 is the only way forward. Otherwise, Kashmiris will continue to bleed and there will be hardly any progress in this part of the world'.


22 November, 2021

State Legislative Assemblies Are "Temples Of Democracy"

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Addressing the Jharkhand Assembly on its 21st Foundation Day, Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais urged the lawmakers to have quality debates without causing disruption.


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21 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repeal: Union Cabinet To Take Up Bills For Withdrawal Approval

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The Union cabinet will be take up the bills for approval of the withdrawal of three farm laws on Wednesday.


20 November, 2021

Farmers’ Unions Meet Tomorrow; To Decide On Future Stir Course

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Samyukt Kisan Morcha(SKM’s) core member said: ‘Our call of tractor march to Parliament still stands. A final decision on the future course of the agitation and MSP issue will be taken in a meeting of the SKM at Singhu Border on Sunday’.


19 November, 2021

Farm Laws Repealed: At Ghazipur Border, Announcement Met With Cautious Enthusiasm

Vikas Pathak

The farmers are not-committal at Ghazipur border to when they would return back to their homes.


18 November, 2021

No Consensus On Anti-Defection Law: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Ashwani Sharma

The Presiding Officers of the various state assemblies and legislative councils failed to reach a consensus on anti-law defection law.


02 November, 2021

Himachal Pradesh: Congress Sweeps Bypolls, Pratibha Singh Wins Mandi In Blow to BJP Ahead Of Elections

Ashwani Sharma

Pratibha Singh has made a comeback by winning the Parliamentary seat in Mandi after her husband and former C Virbhadra Singh’s demise.


30 October, 2021

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

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


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22 October, 2021

Female Afghan Leader Fawzia Koofi Keeps Striving For Afghanistan From Exile

Associated Press (AP)

Fawzia Koofi, a former deputy speaker of parliament, was one of only four women in talks to reach a power-sharing deal with the Taliban, which ultimately failed.


Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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