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Delhi services bill: BJP trying to snatch power through backdoor, says Kejriwal

Addressing a digital press briefing minutes after Rajya Sabha passed the bill, the Delhi CM said the Centre was trying to arm twist Delhi’s residents.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a digital press briefing on Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 08, 2023 12:30 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Manipur conflict: Can’t direct PM Modi to discuss issue in RS, says Dhankhar

Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar refuses to issue a directive for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be present in the Upper House to discuss the situation in Manipur, stating it would be a violation of his oath of office. Opposition parties had demanded the PM's presence.

Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar said the opposition’s insistence that the PM be present in the House is “ill-advised” (PTI)
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 12:26 AM IST

Opposition mustering strength to challenge Delhi ordinance

The bill will replace the Delhi ordinance that hands control of the national capital’s bureaucratic machinery to the Centre

AAP leaders protest against the Centre’s ordinance in New Delhi on July 5. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 12:29 AM IST

High-decibel unrest in Rajya Sabha: Jaishankar ‘upset’ over Opposition's conduct

During the speech, sloganeering by the Opposition somewhat superseded what the Union minister was saying.

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar speaks in the Rajya Sabha.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 27, 2023 02:03 PM IST

Ex-MP, son get 4-year jail term in Chhattisgarh coal block allocation case

Three other convicts in the case, former coal secretary HC Gupta and two senior public officials KS Kropha and KC Samria, were sentenced to three-year jail terms

The court also imposed a fine of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>15 lakh each on Vijay Darda (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 27, 2023 12:01 AM IST
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