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Monday, July 22nd, 2019


12-Hour Debate, Passing Budget: In a First, MP Assembly Sees a Hectic Weekend, Does Business Till Sunday Night

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The proceedings in the House carried on for 12 hours on Saturday non-stop. As the Question Hour, Zero Hour, Call Attention Motion and other government businesses went on, the House did not even adjourn for lunch break. Bhopal: For the first time in the history of Madhya Pradesh Assembly, the House carried out business as usual on a Sunday. The weekend was the day when among other things, the Budget was also approved. The functioning on Sunday was followed by marathon proceedings on Saturday, which ran till 11 in the night.Read More

In 50-day Report Card, Govt Says ‘Walking the Talk’ on Promise of Fast-paced Development

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Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar presented the report card and achievements of the government in the first 50 days in office, saying the country has felt assured that the pace of reforms, welfare and justice to all has increased as compared to the first term. New Delhi: Presenting a report card after completing 50 days in office, the government on Monday said it is already “walking the talk” on its promise of fast-paced development with “speed, skill and scale” being manifested in the Narendra Modi dispensation’s second term. Prime MinisterRead More

Sonbhadra Massacre Accused an SP Member, Claims CM Yogi; Party Blames Him for Evading Responsibility

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During his visit to the Umbha village on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath claimed that the key accused in the case was an active member of the Samajwadi Party. Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday held the SP and BSP responsible for the killings in Sonbhadra in which 10 people lost their lives last week. During his visit to the Umbha village in the district, Adityanath claimed that the village chief, who is the main accused in the case, was an active member of the SamajwadiRead More

Priyanka Fit to Lead, Congress Will Split Within 24 Hours Under Non-Gandhi Chief, Says Natwar Singh

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Senior Congress leader Natwar Singh said the Gandhi family will now have to reverse the decision of having someone from outside the family as the party chief. New Delhi: With the Congress suffering a major leadership crisis after the resignation of Rahul Gandhi, senior party leader Natwar Singh on Sunday became the latest to back Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for the post of party president. Praising Priyanka for visiting Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down last week, Singh told news agency ANI: “You must have witnessed what she (Priyanka Gandhi) didRead More

Karnataka: Speaker Sets 6pm Deadline for Floor Test, Summons Rebel MLAs Over Disqualification Plea Tomorrow

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Karnataka : The fate of the fragile Congress-JDS government in Karnataka will be decided today with a trust vote in the Assembly, even as a new twist to the political saga saw the grand old party assert that the JDS was “ready to sacrifice” for the coalition and they wanted either Siddaramaiah, G Parameshwara or DK Shivakumar to be the chief minister. A day before the vote, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy appealed to rebel MLAs to return and “expose” the BJP during the debate in the House, but they ruledRead More