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Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

Rajya sabha

Dec 12, 2019 00:33
Mobile Internet services were also suspended in 10 districts of Assam, the epicentre of the anti-CAB protests, for 24 hours from 7 pm on Wednesday. read more
Dec 12, 2019 00:26
After a seven-hour debate, the Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, or CAB, 125-99. The Lok Sabha had cleared the bill shortly after midnight on Tuesday, 334-106. read more
Dec 12, 2019 00:05
The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha shortly after midnight on Tuesday, following which Rajya Sabha passed the bill on Wednesday. read more
Dec 11, 2019 23:35
The three Rajya Sabha members of the party, which is in a coalition government in Maharashtra with the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party, walked out before the bill was put to vote, though party MP Sanjay Raut participated in the discussions... read more
Dec 11, 2019 22:22
In the Rajya Sabha, 125 MPs voted for the citizenship bill, while 105 voted against it. Besides BJP, its allies such as JD-U and SAD, the legislation was supported by AIADMK, BJD, TDP and YSR-Congress. read more
Dec 11, 2019 20:44
The Sena’s change in stance was driven by its brand-new alliance partner in Maharashtra, the Congress, who had conveyed its discomfort at its stand in Parliament. read more
Dec 11, 2019 19:49
They can serve as the intellectual compass for governance. MPs must take them more seriously read more
Dec 11, 2019 18:47
Rajya Sabha held a six-hour-long debate on the bill and voted after Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s reply. read more
Dec 11, 2019 18:07
The two JD (U) leaders found support from party MLC Gulam Rasool Balyawi, who also urged party national president and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to reconsider the decision to support the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) in the Lok Sabha, keeping... read more
Dec 11, 2019 17:05
Senior Shiv Sena leader Raut told the Rajya Sabha that the citizenship bill that creates a special dispensation for non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan should be looked at from the prism of humanity, not religion. read more
Dec 11, 2019 15:56
According to a top Congress leader, the party leadership reached out the its new ally in Maharashtra Shiv Sena on Tuesday to convey that their stand in Lok Sabha over the bill was uncalled for. read more
Dec 11, 2019 15:26
Asserting that the bill was against the Preamble of the Constitution, Anand Sharma asked the BJP to introspect in the wake of violent protests against the legislation in the northeast. read more
Dec 11, 2019 14:53
The bill was introduced in the Rajya Sabha by Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday where he said it is the government’s attempt to give a dignified life to persecuted minorities in three of India’s neighbouring countries. read more
Dec 11, 2019 12:47
The Shiv Sena also delivered a sharp rebuttal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who told a meeting of BJP lawmakers earlier in the day that some opposition parties were speaking the same language as Pakistan. read more