Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

Monsoon Session

Basavaraj Bommai’s First Assembly Session To Begin Tomorrow

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The 10 day monsoon session is the first assembly session of Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s government.

Govt Should Apologize To Senior Opposition Leaders For Making False Charges: Cong Leader Gaurav Gogoi

Aug 16, 2021 Preetha Nair

The Parliament is not meant only for the passage of bills, but also for discussion of important public issues, says Congress Leader Gaurav Gogoi

UP Assembly Speaker Hopeful About Uninterrupted House Proceedings Scheduled To Begin From August 17

UP Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit's comments have come barely days after Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla expressed pain that the House did not run smoothly during the monsoon session.

‘Outsiders Were Brought In To Manhandle Leaders’: Opposition

Aug 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In a joint statement, opposition leaders condemned the 'authoritarian attitude' and 'undemocratic actions' of the government

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

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

11 August, 2021

Stormy Monsoon Session Comes To Abrupt End As Lok Sabha Adjourned Sine Die

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the House when the adjournment happened.

09 August, 2021

OBC Bill: 127th Constitutional Amendment Bill And Why Opposition Is Supporting It

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The Amendment Bill seeks to restore the powers of states to notify backward classes, bypassing a May 2021 Supreme Court ruling that said only the Centre could notify socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs).

09 August, 2021

Monsoon Session: Govt Gets Support On OBC Bill Amid Row With Opposition

Outlook Web Desk

Opposition on Monday lent its support to the Centre on a constitutional amendment bill allowing states and union territories to make their own Other Backward Classes (OBC) list.

27 July, 2021

Covid Vaccine For Children To Be Available By August, Health Minister Tells PM Modi

Outlook Web Desk

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has reportedly informed Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday that the Covid-19 vaccine for children is likely to become available by August.

22 July, 2021

Monsoon Session: TMC MPs Tear Paper As IT Minister Reads Out Statement On Pegasus

Outlook Web Desk

A stormy Parliament session is underway with Opposition geared up to corner the government on several issues including oxygen deaths, farm laws and Pegasus.

22 July, 2021

Farmer Protests: Leaders To Enact Mock Parliament In Delhi Amid Monsoon Session

Jayanta Bhattacharya

The movement is again at a peak, say farmer leaders amid the Monsoon Session of Parliament which convened on July 19 and is scheduled to conclude on August 13.

22 July, 2021

Reopen Roads, No Farmer Will Go To Delhi 'Secretly', Says Tikait

Outlook Web Bureau

Farmers protesting the three contentious farm laws will start holding a stir at Jantar Mantar from Thursday

21 July, 2021

Oxygen Deaths: Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Criticising Govt Gets An Italian Response From Giriraj Singh

Outlook Web Desk

Union Minister Giriraj Singh replied to Rahul Gandhi in Italian after the latter criticised the government for claiming no oxygen shortage deaths were reported in the second wave.

20 July, 2021

Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha Adjourned Till 3 Amid Opposition Ruckus Over Pegasus

Outlook Web Desk

On Tuesday, leaders of Opposition have reportedly scheduled a strategy meeting at the Parliament House with a view to discussing the matter ahead of the session.

20 July, 2021

Monsoon Session: Opposition Leaders To Hold Strategy Meeting On Pegasus

Outlook Web Desk

On Tuesday, leaders of Opposition scheduled a strategy meeting at the Parliament House with a view to discussing the matter ahead of the session.

19 July, 2021

Parliament Monsoon Session: Both Houses Adjourned Till 11 am Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Ask Tough Questions But Allow Government To Reply Also: PM Modi Tells Opposition

Outlook Web Desk

PM Modi could not introduce his newly-inducted union ministers to Rajya Sabha as several slogan-shouting opposition members trooped into the well of the House to protest over various issues.

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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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offers prayers at a temple situated on the Mandar mountain in Banka district.

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Actress and Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty at the launch of a collection of jewelleries, ahead of Durga Puja festivals, in Kolkata.

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People Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference at the party office in Jammu.

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Jammu & Kashmir Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers shout slogans during a protest over their various demands, in Jammu.

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Bollywood actors Rajniesh Duggal, Akansha Puri, Niharica Raizada, Sajjad Dalfarooz and Dilbar during a press conference for announcement of a web series, in Srinagar.

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