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The blind arrogance of Modi government sometimes blames God and at times people for the plight of the country, but not their own misrule and faulty policies, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi (Photo Courtesy: Social Media)
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi (Photo Courtesy: Social Media)
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21 Sep 2020, 4:16 PM

How many more times will our country bear #ActOfModi?, asks Rahul Gandhi

The blind arrogance of Modi government sometimes blames God and at times people for the plight of the country, but not their own misrule and faulty policies.How many more times will our country bear #ActOfModi?, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

21 Sep 2020, 2:28 PM

The blind arrogance of Modi government sometimes blames God and at times people for the plight of the country, but not their own misrule and faulty policies.

The blind arrogance of Modi government sometimes blames God and at times people for the plight of the country, but not their own misrule and faulty policies. How many more times will our country bear #ActOfModi? https://t.co/gRsf29hymT

Truth is that democracy has now become one man’s autocracy, says Surjewala

"Truth is that democracy has now become one man's autocracy. But PM Modi is underestimating the power of 62 crore farmers of India": Congress leader Randeep Surjewala to NDTV

21 Sep 2020, 2:19 PM

Delhi Congress leaders stage protest against farm bills; detained

Delhi Congress leaders and workers marching towards Parliament on Monday to protest against the new farm bills were detained by police.

21 Sep 2020, 1:27 PM

Regulate web based digital media which is 'uncontrolled' says Centre to SC

Centre presses to regulate “web based digital media” which includes “web magazines” & “web-based news channels” and “web-based news-papers” which are "uncontrolled." Says digital media uses spectrum & internet which is 'public property.'

21 Sep 2020, 1:00 PM

MPs of opposition parties hold protest in Parliament against the suspension of eight MPs

MPs of opposition parties, including the suspended MPs, hold protest in front of Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises, against the suspension of eight MPs by Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday

21 Sep 2020, 12:01 PM

Congress workers hold protest against the Centre's agriculture Bills

Congress workers hold protest against the Centre's agriculture Bills. Rajya Sabha passed the Farmers' & Produce Trade & Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment & Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 yesterday

21 Sep 2020, 11:59 AM

‘omniscient’ Govt’s endless arrogance has brought economic disaster for the entire country, says Rahul

’Muting Of Democratic India’ continues: by initially silencing and later, suspending MPs in the Parliament & turning a blind eye to farmers’ concerns on the black agriculture laws. This ‘omniscient’ Govt’s endless arrogance has brought economic disaster for the entire country, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

21 Sep 2020, 11:36 AM

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 12 noon amid opposition protest over suspension of 8 members

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned again, this time till 12 noon amid opposition protest over suspension of 8 members

21 Sep 2020, 10:58 AM

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned again for 30 minutes amid opposition protest over suspension of 8 members

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned again for 30 minutes till 11.07 am amid opposition protest over suspension of 8 members

21 Sep 2020, 10:39 AM

Opp forces 2 RS adjournments after suspension of 8 MPs

The opposition forced two adjournment of the upper house after the suspension of its members on Monday.

The Rajya Sabha was first adjourned till 10 a.m. When it resumed the opposition lawmakers who were suspended refused to leave the House and resorted to sloganeering laeding to a second adjournment till 10.36 a.m.

Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu suspended eight MPs minutes after the House met. The lawmakers from Trinamool, Congress, CPM and AAP were accused of causing ruckus in Parliament on Sunday.

The motion was moved by V. Murlidharan, the MoS for Parliamentary Affairs, and the House suspended suspended Derek O' Brien and Dola Sen of TMC, Rajeev Satav, Ripun Bora, Nasir Hussain of Congress, Sanjay Singh of AAP and K.K. Ragesh and E. Kareem of CPM.

The members resorted to sloganeering after the resolution was moved by voice vote.

Earlier Chairman Naidu said that it was a sad day for democracy and "unfortunate" and "condemnable", as he rejected a no confidence motion against Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narain Singh.

21 Sep 2020, 10:31 AM

India's COVID-19 case tally at 54.87 lakh with a spike of 86,961 new cases & 1,130 deaths

India's COVID-19 case tally at 54.87 lakh with a spike of 86,961 new cases & 1,130 deaths in the last 24 hours The total case tally stands at 54,87,581 including 10,03,299 active cases, 43,96,399 cured/discharged/migrated & 87,882 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

21 Sep 2020, 9:44 AM

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 10 am, following ruckus by Opposition MPs

21 Sep 2020, 9:38 AM

Eight members of the House are suspended for a week, says M Venkaiah Naidu

Derek O Brien, Sanjay Singh, Raju Satav, KK Ragesh, Ripun Bora, Dola Sen, Syed Nazir Hussain and Elamaran Karim suspended for one week for unruly behaviour with the Chair says Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu

21 Sep 2020, 9:37 AM

No-confidence motion against the Deputy Chairman is not admissible under the rules, says M Venkaiah Naidu

No-confidence motion against the Deputy Chairman is not admissible under the rules, says Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu

21 Sep 2020, 9:07 AM

Jharkhand reports 1,492 new COVID-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 71,352 on Monday as 1,492 more people tested positive for the infection, while two fresh fatalities pushed the state's coronavirus death toll to 617, a health official said.

The fresh infections have taken the number of active cases in the state to 13,791, while 56,944 people have recovered from the disease so far, he said.

The state has tested 81,169 samples for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the official added

21 Sep 2020, 9:03 AM

6.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Surigao del Sur province in southern Philippines on Monday, authorities said.

21 Sep 2020, 8:47 AM

Congress Rajya Sabha MP KC Venugopal has given Zero-Hour Notice

Congress Rajya Sabha MP KC Venugopal has given Zero-Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over 'refusal of banks to give loans'

21 Sep 2020, 8:47 AM

TDP MP K Ravindra Kumar has given Zero-Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha

TDP MP K Ravindra Kumar has given Zero-Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over the "need for stringent punishment for atrocities against Dalits".

21 Sep 2020, 8:47 AM

BJD MP Prasanna Acharya has given Zero-Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha

BJD MP Prasanna Acharya has given Zero-Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha and has demanded to rename Paradip Port after former Odisha Chief Minister Biju Patnaik.

21 Sep 2020, 8:36 AM

Two labourers dead after explosion at a quarry in Malayattoor area of Ernakulam

Two labourers dead after explosion at a quarry in Malayattoor area of Ernakulam district today.

21 Sep 2020, 8:35 AM

One person injured after an under-construction building collapsed in Sitaram Bazar

One person injured after an under-construction building collapsed in Sitaram Bazar today. Rescue operation underway.

21 Sep 2020, 8:32 AM

Global COVID-19 cases nearing 31 million

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 31 million mark, while the deaths have increased to almost 960,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 30,918,269 and the fatalities rose to 959,332, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 6,799,044 and 199,474, respectively, according to the CSSE.

India is currently in the second place in terms of cases at 5,400,619, while the country's death toll soared to 86,752.

The other top 15 countries with the maximum amount of cases are Brazil (4,544,629), Russia (1,098,958), Peru (762,865), Colombia (758,398), Mexico (697,663), South Africa (661,211), Spain (640,040), Argentina (631,365), France (467,614), Chile (446,274), Iran (422,140), the UK (396,744), Bangladesh (348,918), Saudi Arabia (329,754) and Iraq (319,035), the CSSE figures showed.

Brazil currently accounts for the second highest number of fatalities at 136,895.

The countries with a death toll above 10,000 are Mexico (73,493), the UK (41,866), Italy (35,668), Peru (31,369), France (31,257), Spain (30,495), Iran (24,301), Colombia (23,665), Russia (19,349), South Africa (15,953), Argentina (13,053), Chile (12,286) and Ecuador (11,090).

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