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Lok Sabha
West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.19

Have no patience for absurd claims: Amartya Sen

Economist Amartya Sen on Monday expressed dismay with the claims at the Indian Science Congress, where some scientists tried to pass off mythological accounts as evidence of scientific advancement. ‚...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.01.19

JPC final report today amid ‚Äėdissent‚Äô

The final report of the joint parliamentary committee on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which will be submitted in the Lok Sabha on Monday, lacks approval from at least four Opposition partie...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.01.19

In Rafale debate, Nirmala cries ‚Äėinsult‚Äô

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday chose to launch an emotional offensive in the Lok Sabha to counter Rahul Gandhi‚Äôs Rafale attack, accusing the Gandhi ‚Äúkhandan‚ÄĚ (dynasty) of ‚Äúinsul...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Tharoor submits notice to oppose CAB introduction

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday submitted a notice in the Lok Sabha to oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill at the introduction stage on the grounds that it 'violates' the fundament...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.01.19

Shah to visit Tripura on Saturday

BJP president Amit Shah will kick off the campaign for the two Lok Sabha seats in Tripura on Saturday by addressing a huge rally of 42,000 panna promukhs and other BJP supporters at Swami Vivekananda ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

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West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.18

Bengal farmers to get cash to farm, for death

The Mamata Banerjee government has announced two new schemes for farmers ‚ÄĒ one to give Rs 5,000 per an acre annually and another to grant Rs 2 lakh to the family of a cultivator or a farm labourer i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 31.12.18

Twin RBI surplus options

Finance minister Arun Jaitley told the Lok Sabha on Monday that part of the RBI’s reserves can be used for bank recapitalisation or for poverty alleviation. The government also clarified that it did...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.12.18

2019 Lok Sabha polls: the lone certainty is uncertainty

Back after the 2014 national elections, pundits were writing obituaries for the Congress party and the headily triumphant BJP appeared set to rule for a decade, if not longer. But in reality, the BJP‚...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.12.18

Cong bid for tea welfare

The Assam Congress on Sunday constituted a 22-member committee to look into the grievances of tea garden workers to woo the community ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Party insiders said it was worri...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Row over Adhir's comments on Modi, Shah

A war of words broke out in Lok Sabha on Monday over Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury's remarks that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah were 'infiltrators'.The BJP de...
By PTI in New Delhi


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