LIVE Updates: Minister misled House on deaths due to oxygen shortage, says KC Venugopal

Govt has given a reply today that nobody in the country died due to a shortage of oxygen. The Minister misled the House. We will move a Privilege Motion against that Minister: KC Venugopal, Congress

KC Venugopal (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@ANI)
KC Venugopal (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@ANI)
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20 Jul 2021, 7:38 PM

Minister misled house on deaths due to oxygen shortage, we will move privilege motion against him, says kc venugopal

Govt has given a reply today that nobody in the country died due to a shortage of oxygen. In every state we saw how many patients died due to lack of oxygen. We know. The Minister misled the House. We will move a Privilege Motion against that Minister: KC Venugopal, Congress

20 Jul 2021, 7:07 PM

Govt failed in COVID management, curbing unemployment so they are diverting, say sNana Patole on Pegasus Project

Govt failed in COVID mgmt, in controlling inflation, in curbing unemployment, or addressing farmers' issues. So, they can do this to divert attention too. But if there's any truth in this matter then PM should resign: Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole on 'Pegasus Project'

20 Jul 2021, 7:07 PM

Mumbai's Esplanade Court sent gangster Yusuf Bachkana to Crime Branch custody till 27th July today, in an extortion case.


20 Jul 2021, 5:10 PM

Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned for the day amid repeated disruptions by opposition members

Source: PTI

20 Jul 2021, 5:09 PM

It would be wise to consider reopening primary schools first, says ICMR

Children can handle viral infection much better; it would be wise to consider reopening primary schools first: ICMR


20 Jul 2021, 4:12 PM

Tell us, how many died due to COVID, why are you hiding data?, asks Sanjay Raut in RS

Our question is to govt -- why are you hiding the data? Tell us, how many people have lost their lives (due to COVID). Reports say more (deaths) than govt's official figures: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, in Rajya Sabha.

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 3:59 PM

Opposition doesn't want Parliament to run smooth, says Devendra Fadnavis

Opposition doesn't want Parliament to run smoothly. Pegasus project is conspiracy to ruin the nation. Telegraph Act is strong under PM Modi's govt. It has cleared that legal interception is done & illegal hacking doesn't take place: Devendra Fadnavis, LoP in Maharashtra Assembly


20 Jul 2021, 3:34 PM

Delhi reports 44 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths in the last 24 hours

Delhi reports 44 new COVID-19 cases, 37 recoveries and 5 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total cases 14,35,609 Total recoveries 14,10,005 Death toll 25,035 Active cases 569.

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 3:34 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned till 22nd July

Source: ANI


20 Jul 2021, 3:34 PM

An alert has been issued to Delhi Police, as per which a major terror activity can be executed with the help of drones: Sources

An alert has been issued to Delhi Police, as per which a major terror activity can be executed in the national capital with the help of drones. Terrorists and anti-social elements can execute this before 15th August: Sources

20 Jul 2021, 2:34 PM

Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned for second time till 3 pm amid continued opposition protest

Lok Sabha proceedings adjourned for second time till 3 pm amid continued opposition protest


20 Jul 2021, 2:25 PM

Raj Kundra and Ryan Tharp sent to Police Custody till July 23

Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty's husband & businessman Raj Kundra and one Ryan Tharp sent to Police Custody till 23rd July.

20 Jul 2021, 2:25 PM

Swiggy closes USD 1.25 bn funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Prosus

Swiggy closes USD 1.25 bn funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Prosus: Co statement


20 Jul 2021, 1:52 PM

I pay tribute to COVID warriors including doctors & paramedics, says Mallikarjun Kharge

I pay tribute to COVID warriors including doctors & paramedics. I salute people who helped others by running 'oxygen langer' in Delhi during second wave of COVID-19. I also want to salute plasma donors, who came out in support: Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha.

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 1:43 PM

Actress Shilpa Shetty's husband & businessman Raj Kundra brought to Mumbai's Esplanade Court

Actress Shilpa Shetty's husband & businessman Raj Kundra and one Ryan Tharp brought to Mumbai's Esplanade Court. Kundra was arrested yesterday while Tharp was arrested today in connection with a case relating to the production of pornographic films.

(Source: ANI)


20 Jul 2021, 1:41 PM

RS adjourned for 15 mins amid uproar by YSR Congress over demand for special status to AP

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for 15 minutes amid uproar by YSR Congress over demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh.

(Source: PTI)

20 Jul 2021, 1:25 PM

If GoI says they haven't done it, some other govt did it, then it's more serious national security concern, says Shashi Tharoor on Pegasus issue

It's been proved that phones examined in India had invasion of Pegasus. Since this product is only sold to vetted govts, question arises which govt? If GoI says they haven't done it, some other govt did it, then it's more serious national security concern: Shashi Tharoor,Congress


20 Jul 2021, 12:24 PM

1 ITBP jawan injured and 1 killed in a gun battle with Naxals near Amdai Ghaat, Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh: 1 ITBP jawan injured and 1 killed in a gun battle with Naxals near Amdai Ghaati under Chote Dongar PS Limit in Naraynapur, this morning: Bastar IG P Sundarraj.

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 12:22 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1 pm

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 1 PM amid uproar by opposition members.

(Source: PTI)


20 Jul 2021, 12:00 PM

The same govt which ordered a probe into NSO is now defending it, says Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Pegasus

Govt's response has been disappointing. Instead of ordering a probe under judicial oversight, GoI is defending NSO. Former IT Minister had said in Parliament that an enquiry has been done into NSO by CERT-In. What happened to that probe? Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on 'Pegasus'

The same govt which ordered a probe into NSO is now defending it. Former IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad wanted a probe, the current IT Minister is defending it. This shows two opposite stands (of the Centre): Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Pegasus

20 Jul 2021, 11:17 AM

Supreme Court pulls up Kerala government for relaxing COVID19 restriction for celebration of Bakrid in the state

Supreme Court pulls up Kerala government for relaxing COVID19 restriction for celebration of Bakrid in the state. Supreme Court says it is shocking state of affairs that the Kerala government has given in to the demand of traders in relaxing lockdown norms

Supreme Court says if there is any spread of the COVID19 infection due to the lockdown relaxations by the Kerala government owing to Bakrid, any person can bring it to the notice of the court which will then take appropriate action.

Pressurehood of any manner cannot infringe upon the most precious right of Right to Life for citizens of India, if any untoward incident takes place then any public can bring it to our notice & action will be taken accordingly, says Supreme Court

We direct Kerala to give heed to Article 21 read with Article 144 of the constitution of India and follow our orders given in the Kanwar yatra case, says SC

(Source: ANI)


20 Jul 2021, 11:15 AM

Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm after Opposition MPs disrupt proceedings over Pegasus snooping controversy

Lok Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm amid the uproar by the Opposition. Rajya Sabha has been adjourned soon after it began till 12 noon amid uproar by the Opposition

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 10:54 AM

Opposition including Congress, TMC, RJD, DMK held a meeting at Parliament and decided to raise the issue of Pegasus

Delhi: Opposition including Congress, TMC, RJD, DMK held a meeting at Parliament and decided to raise the issue of Pegasus in both the Houses

(Source: ANI)


20 Jul 2021, 10:29 AM

BJP all-MP meeting underway at Parliament, in the presence of PM Modi

Delhi: BJP all-MP meeting underway at Parliament, in the presence of PM Modi

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 10:29 AM

People frustrated, traders agitated with Covid curbs: Kerala govt in SC

Defending its decision to relax lockdown norms for 'Bakrid' festivities, the Kerala government told the Supreme Court that the curbs had resulted in an economic slowdown, pushing the population in a lot of misery, and also caused immense distress among traders amid the holy festival of Muslims

(Source: IANS)


20 Jul 2021, 10:13 AM

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi has moved a motion of Adjournment of the business of the House

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi has moved a motion of Adjournment of the business of the House to discuss over Pegasus issue

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 10:13 AM

Sensex tumbles 335 points, currently at 52,217.99

Sensex tumbles 335 points, currently at 52,217.99; Nifty drops 106 points, at 15,646.40

(Source: ANI)


20 Jul 2021, 9:48 AM

Canada has suspended flights from India until August 21, 2021

Canada has suspended flights from India until August 21, 2021: Government of Canada

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 9:40 AM

6 jailed on allegations of preaching Christianity

Six people have been sent to jail for rioting and insult after a Hindu Jagran Manch member, Arvind Kumar Gupta, lodged a complaint that they were converting a Dalit to Christianity.

(Source: IANS)


20 Jul 2021, 9:37 AM

Sensex drops 201.61 pts to 52,351.79 in opening session

Sensex drops 201.61 pts to 52,351.79 in opening session; Nifty declines 58.45 pts to 15,693.95

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 9:37 AM

Congress MP KC Venugopal has given a notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to suspend the business

Congress MP KC Venugopal has given a notice under rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to suspend the business and discuss the alleged usage of Pegasus spyware by the Government

(Source: ANI)


20 Jul 2021, 9:33 AM

CPI(M) floor leader in Rajya Sabha MP Elamaram Kareem gives notice under Rule 267 to suspend the business

CPI(M) floor leader in Rajya Sabha MP Elamaram Kareem gives notice under Rule 267 to suspend the business and discuss the alleged spying by the government on opposition party leaders, journalists, judges, and even union ministers using Pegasus spyware

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 9:33 AM

On the auspicious occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi, my greetings to everyone: PM Modi

On the auspicious occasion of Ashadhi Ekadashi, my greetings to everyone. On this special day, we pray to Lord Vitthal to bless us with abundance of happiness & good health. The Varkari movement represents the finest of our traditions & emphasises harmony & equality: PM Modi

(Source: ANI)


20 Jul 2021, 9:33 AM

India reports 30,093 new COVID-19 cases

India reports 30,093 new COVID-19 cases, 45,254 recoveries, and 374 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 9:31 AM

Ashwini Vaishnaw to make a statement on 'Pegasus Project' issue in Rajya Sabha today

Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw to make a statement on 'Pegasus Project' issue in Rajya Sabha today

(Source: ANI)


20 Jul 2021, 9:14 AM

Rockets landed near the Presidential Palace in downtown Kabul during Eid prayers

Rockets landed near the Presidential Palace in downtown Kabul during Eid prayers: Afghanistan's TOLOnews

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 9:14 AM

Congress Lok Sabha members to meet at CPP Office today at 10.30 am

Congress Lok Sabha members to meet at CPP Office today at 10.30 am to chalk out the floor strategy on the issue of 'Pegasus Project' media reports

(Source: ANI)


20 Jul 2021, 9:14 AM

Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given Adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha

Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given Adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on 'Pegasus Project' media report issue

(Source: ANI)

20 Jul 2021, 8:44 AM

At least 28 killed in bomb explosion in Iraqi capital

At least 28 people were killed and 66 others wounded in a bomb explosion in a marketplace in eastern Baghdad on Monday, a source with the Iraqi interior ministry said.

(Source: IANS)

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