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Farm bills protest: Tractor set ablaze near India gate

The protest against the three contentious farm bills is intensifying with each passing day, with a tractor set on fire near India Gate in New Delhi. The incident took place at around 7.15 am in the morning when 15-20 people carrying a tractor in a truck came to the site, offloaded it and set it...

Farmers protest against farm bills

Several farmer organisations on Friday staged a protest across the country against the controversial farm bills that were passed by the Parliament amid protest of the Opposition. Farmers’ protest across India In fact, highways leading to Delhi were blocked by agitating farmers at several places in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab. The blockade was in...

SP Balasubrahmanyam succumbs to COVID-19

Noted playback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam on Friday succumbed to COVID-19 at a Chennai hospital. He was 74. SP Balasubrahmanyam was availing treatment at MGM Health Care Hospital since August 5 when he tested positive for COVID-19. Unfortunately, after showing signs of recovery over the last few weeks, his health deteriorated and he breathed his last...

Opposition requests President Ram Nath Kovind not to clear farm bills

Opposition parties led by the Congress have requested President Ram Nath Kovind not to give his assent to the controversial farm bills that were passed by recently the Parliament despite its opposition. Since the controversial bills have been already passed by the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, they will be sent to the President for...

Congress to launch nationwide protests against controversial farm bills

Hours after eight Rajya Sabha MPs were suspended for the remainder of the monsoon session for opposing the controversial farm bills and several farmer outfits expressing their anger against the Centre, the Congress party on Monday declared that it will launch a nationwide agitation against the farm bills. The farm bills have been already cleared...

Rajya Sabha passes controversial farm bills amid ruckus

PM Modi hailed the passing of the two farm bills as a “watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture” The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two controversial farm bills through voice voting amid ruckus created by the Opposition and countrywide protests of farmers. The bills include Farmer’s Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation)...

PM Modi congratulates Harivansh Singh for 2nd term as Rajya Sabha’s deputy chairperson

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated JD(U) MP Harivansh Narayan Singh for getting elected as the deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha for the second time. PM Modi said that members of the House have shown great respect for Harivansh Singh as is shown by people who know him. The PM also spoke about...

Monsoon session of Parliament: All you need to know

The 18-day monsoon session of the Parliament began on Monday amid strict safety precautions owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Before the monsoon session began, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he hopes that the members of the Parliament will unitedly send a message that the country stands with its soldiers. He was referring to...

Uttarakhand govt to present Rs 424 cr Badrinath development plan at PMO

The Uttarakhand government has prepared a master plan for the beautification of the Badrinath temple at an estimated cost of Rs 424 crore. The Uttarakhand government will present the master plan for the temple to the Prime Minister’s Office on September 9. The masterplan includes the beautification of the centuries-old temple. It also includes the...

Menstruation is part of life. Period!

“One of the biggest power a woman has over a man is the ability to bleed without being wounded. That too, month after month.” Rama Moondra: Menstruation, the reproductive health of women and feminine hygiene products are subjects that are considered taboo and seldom discussed openly. The orthodox mindset of the people (not just men)...

PM Modi donated over Rs 103 crore for public causes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has so far donated over Rs 103 crore for public causes such as girl child education to cleaning of the Ganga. In fact, PM Modi donated the initial corpus of Rs 2.25 lakh from his personal wealth for setting-up of the PM-CARES Fund. The fund accumulated under PM-CARES has been used...

Rahul Gandhi says India reeling under “Modi-made disasters”

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the poor handling of the Indian economy, the rising number of coronavirus cases and the Chinese transgressions at the border. Rahul Gandhi said that India is reeling under “Modi-made disasters”. GDP dips 23.9 per cent in Q1, 2020-21 Rahul Gandhi’s...