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Oct 26, 2023 08:52 AM IST

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The Lok Sabha Ethics Committee will hold its first meeting today in connection with the cash-for-question allegations brought against Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra. The committee has called BJP MP Nishikant Dubey and advocate Jai Anant Dehadrai to record their statement regarding the allegations they levelled against Mahua Moitra. Nishikant Dubey complained to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla that Mahua Moitra took gifts, cash from industrialist Darshan Hiranandani to ask questions on Adani in Parliament. Dig deeper

Mahua Moitra and Nishikant Dubey were engaged in a verbal spat on social media as Parliament ethics committee probes bribe allegations against Mahua, levelled by Dubey. (HT_PRINT)
Mahua Moitra and Nishikant Dubey were engaged in a verbal spat on social media as Parliament ethics committee probes bribe allegations against Mahua, levelled by Dubey. (HT_PRINT)

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The overall air quality in Delhi remained in the 'poor' quality on Thursday with Air Quality Index (AQI) at 256, according to data by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)- India. As per the latest data from SAFAR, the air quality around Delhi University was recorded at 316 (very poor) in the morning hours, while in the IIT area, it was at 256. Dig deeper

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Filmmaker Subhash Ghai and his wife Mukta Ghai hosted a dinner party in Mumbai to celebrate their wedding anniversary. The night was attended by Ghai's Khalnayak actors Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff and Anupam Kher. Madhuri's husband Dr Shriram Nene who was also a part of the celebration, took to Instagram and shared glimpses from the party and left fans nostalgic. Dig deeper

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