Farm Bills: Cong Steps Up Attack, Rahul Gandhi Accuses Govt of Working for Development of Crony Capitalists

File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The Congress and some other opposition parties have been protesting against the farm bills, alleging these would harm the interest of farmers and benefit corporates, a claim denied by the government. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: September 22, 2020, 11:05 PM IST FOLLOW US … Read more Farm Bills: Cong Steps Up Attack, Rahul Gandhi Accuses Govt of Working for Development of Crony Capitalists

Removal of Pulses, Onion, Potato from List of Essentials Will Lead to Food Crisis, Says TMC

A labourer carries a sack filled with pulses at a wholesale pulses market in Kolkata. (File photo/Reuters)

A labourer carries a sack filled with pulses at a wholesale pulses market in Kolkata. (File photo/Reuters) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill to remove cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oils, onion and potato from the list of essential commodities. PTI Last Updated: September 22, 2020, 10:38 PM IST … Read more Removal of Pulses, Onion, Potato from List of Essentials Will Lead to Food Crisis, Says TMC

Regrettable That President Not According Hearing to Opposition Parties: Congress

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File photo of Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala. (Image: PTI) A day after the two contentious farm bills were passed by Rajya Sabha amid a bedlam, a number of non-NDA parties wrote to Kovind over the manner in which the government ‘pushed through its agenda’ and urged him not to grant his assent to the proposed … Read more Regrettable That President Not According Hearing to Opposition Parties: Congress

Devendra Fadnavis Opposes Sharad Pawar's Protest Fast to Support Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs

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File photo of BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis Speaking to reporters here, Fadnavis said NCP chief Sharad Pawar had not opposed the Centre’s farm bills but was protesting against the suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs. PTI Last Updated: September 22, 2020, 9:22 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: Nagpur: Senior … Read more Devendra Fadnavis Opposes Sharad Pawar's Protest Fast to Support Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs

Lok Sabha Passes Three Labour Codes for 'Healthy Environment to Workers' Amid Boycott by Opposition

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said the government has taken several steps for employees such as increase in maternity leave period to 26 weeks, allowing women to work in mines sector and pension scheme for small traders. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: September 22, 2020, 9:06 PM IST … Read more Lok Sabha Passes Three Labour Codes for 'Healthy Environment to Workers' Amid Boycott by Opposition

Sharad Pawar's Fast Today To Show Support For 8 Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs

Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar today announced a one-day fast to express solidarity with 8 suspended Rajya Sabha members. New Delhi: Veteran Maharashtra leader Sharad Pawar today announced a one-day fast to express solidarity with eight Rajya Sabha members suspended over chaos during a vote on controversial farm bills. The Congress and other opposition parties have announced a … Read more Sharad Pawar's Fast Today To Show Support For 8 Suspended Rajya Sabha MPs

Opposition Boycotts Lok Sabha in Protest Against Suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs and Farm Bills

Opposition parties led by Congress boycott Lok Sabha session, in support of Rajya Sabha MPs who have been suspended for one week and farm Bills issue

Opposition parties led by Congress boycott Lok Sabha session, in support of Rajya Sabha MPs who have been suspended for one week and farm Bills issue The opposition members also protested claiming that the government has done ‘too little’ for the welfare of farmers. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: September 22, 2020, 5:42 … Read more Opposition Boycotts Lok Sabha in Protest Against Suspension of Rajya Sabha MPs and Farm Bills

Ruckus, Violence in Rajya Sabha 'Shameful Stain' on Parliament's Functioning, Says Hardeep Singh Puri

File photo of Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. (PTI)

File photo of Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. (PTI) Eight Rajya Sabha MPs were suspended from the House on Monday for their “misconduct” during the passage of two bills on Sunday. PTI Last Updated: September 22, 2020, 5:23 PM IST FOLLOW US ON: New Delhi: The “ruckus … Read more Ruckus, Violence in Rajya Sabha 'Shameful Stain' on Parliament's Functioning, Says Hardeep Singh Puri

'My Way or the Highway' Approach is Unacceptable, Says V-P Naidu on Opposition's Boycott

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday lauded Deputy Chairman Harivansh for showing restraint when opposition members were agitating in the House and disapproved of the conduct of the protesting leaders, saying the “my way or the highway” approach is unacceptable. He also appealed to the opposition members to reconsider their decision of … Read more 'My Way or the Highway' Approach is Unacceptable, Says V-P Naidu on Opposition's Boycott

Opinion: Modi-ji's Preference For Ordinance Raj On Display

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Eight opposition members of parliament, arbitrarily suspended from the Rajya Sabha, spent last night at a protest dharna at the foot of the Gandhi statue within the compound of parliament.┬áThe conduct of the government and its officials in the Rajya Sabha, which led to such a development, brings it no credit. The country was denied … Read more Opinion: Modi-ji's Preference For Ordinance Raj On Display