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Moitra Changes LV Bag, Carpools In Dashing ₹2 Cr G Wagon

  NEW DELHI: It was not a Louis Vuitton this time, but a different handbag, raising questions if it was an attempt to tone down flamboyance, vanity or gravitas. But firebrand Mahua Moitra is uncompromising when it comes to her fashion statement. The proof is: She dropped her classy Louis Vuitton but came to attend …

Won’t Be Intimidated, Will Keep On Fighting: Rahul Gandhi

  NEW DELHI: A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sealed the office of Young India (YI) in Herald House here, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he won’t be intimidated by the pressure tactics of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will keep on fighting to save democracy and country. Speaking to …

AAP Wants Discussions On Temple Demolition, GST on ‘Sarai’

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday said that they want the discussions on the issues of Radha-Krishna temple demolition in Gujarat and 12 per cent GST imposed on Sarai around Harmandir Sahib temple in Punjab. AAP MP’s Sanjay Singh and Raghav Chadha have issued a suspension of business notices in the Rajya Sabha, respectively. …

Congress Calls For Debates On Inflation, Unemployment In Parliament

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday hits out at the central government over the impasse in Parliament over the issues of inflation, unemployment, Agnipath and misuse of CBI and ED. The party said that the government’s dictatorial attitude didn’t allow any sort of discussion to take place in the last two weeks. Addressing a press …

No Question Of India Slipping Into Recession: FM Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: On Monday, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Lok Sabha that there is no question of India slipping into recession or stagflation. “I would like to say there is no question of India getting into stagflation or, what it is called in the USA, a technical recession. There is absolutely zero probability …

MP Sanjay Singh Gives Notice On ‘AAP Trap’ Cases

NEW DELHI: AAP MP Sanjay Singh has given a notice of suspension of business under section 267 in Rajya Sabha to discuss the issues of the use of agencies (CBI and ED) to trap the leaders of AAP and other opposition party leaders. Sanjay Singh said, “I want to bring a notice that the central …

Congress Says GST Decision Not Unanimous, Counters FM’s Defence

NEW DELHI: The Congress slammed Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday on her defence of the goods and service tax (GST) on daily use items saying that it was not a unanimous decision. Congress general secretary and Rajya Sabha member Jairam Ramesh issued a statement highlighting 10 points in reply to Sitharaman’s explanation given …

Why’s Centre Avoiding Discussion On Ajay Mishr Teni?: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Refusing to let go of the pressure on the ruling party in Centre over Lakhimpur Kheri incident, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi took on the government saying the Centre is deliberately trying to snuff out the opposition voices demanding that accused Ajay Mishr Teni be removed from his post for his alleged involvement …

Govt Bypassed Norms Of Parliamentary Democracy, No Apology Coming From Me: Priyanka Chaturvedi

NEW DELHI: Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Tuesday accused the government of bypassing norms of the parliamentary democracy , saying that she is not going to apologise as she had only raised the issue on behalf of the people of the country in the House. Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on …

‘They Haven’t Expressed Remorse’: Venkaiah Naidu Refuses To Revoke Suspension Of RS MPs

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday rejected the Opposition’s appeal for revocation of suspension of 12 MPs since they have not expressed remorse. “Suspended MPs have not expressed remorse. I am not considering the appeal of Leader of Opposition (the Congress’ Mallikarjun Kharge). Suspension will not be revoked,” Naidu said. The …