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Lok Sabha

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

Aug 12, 2021 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.

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

Aug 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.'


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

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.

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

Aug 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.


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

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

30 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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.


18 July, 2021

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury To Continue As Congress Floor Leader, Sonia Gandhi Sets Up Parliament Groups

Outlook Web Bureau

There were strong rumours that Shashi Tharoor, Manish Tewari or Kodikunnil Suresh would be appointed as the floor leader.


04 June, 2021

Himachal: BJP Jumps Into Action, Starts Preparation For 2022 Elections

Ashwani Sharma

The Sangh Parivar has jumped into the action mode as byelections for the Fatehpur assembly and Mandi Lok Sabha seats are just around the corner.


25 March, 2021

Less Than 10% Railway Stations Have CCTV Cameras Installed: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal

Outlook Web Bureau

Piyush Goyal said that online monitoring through CCTV cameras is done at passenger reservation centre as well as other areas of major railway stations.


23 March, 2021

Parliament Extends Time Given To Union Government To Frame CAA Rules

Outlook Web Bureau

The Committees on Subordinate Legislation, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have granted time till April 9 and July 9 respectively to the government to frame the new rules.


23 March, 2021

Why Kashmiris Are Mocking And Not Sympathising With Arvind Kejriwal Over Delhi Bill

Naseer Ganai

Kashmiris took to Twiter to remind Arvind Kejriwal of what he said when Article 370 was abrogated by the BJP government on August 5, 2019


21 March, 2021

LS Speaker Om Birla Tests Positive For Covid-19, Admitted To AIIMS

Outlook Web Bureau

'He is stable and all his parameters are normal,' the All India Institute of Medical Sciences said in a statement.


Photo Gallery

BJP MP and Bollywood actress Hema Malini distributes free gas connection to a women beneficiary under PM 2.0 Ujjwala Yojana at Vrindavan in Mathura.

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Union Minister of Road Transport and highways Nitin Gadkari felicitates doctors (Covid Warriors) at a Felicitation function at Krishna Hospital in Karad, Maharashtra.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh awards M Phil degrees to the graduates of the 59th National Defence College (NDC) course during their convocation ceremony, in New Delhi.

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People take part in a protest demonstration against Assam government over Thursday's violence in an eviction drive in Assam, in Kolkata.

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Police lathi-charge on ST\SC students during their Vidhan Sabha march, in Patna.

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