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The year that was: 2019 in numbers

As we wave goodbye to 2019, we look back at the highlights of the year, in the numbers that made it memorable.  19,06,657 The number of people who were excluded from the final list of......

Citizenship law: Maha BJP approaches CM after Cong dare

IMAGE: Protestors belonging to the Muslim community hold placards during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, in Mumbai, on Friday. Photograph: PTI Photo Congress minister Nitin Raut......

UN wades into citizenship row, says analysing situation

The United Nations is closely analysing the possible consequences of India's amended Citizenship Act, a spokesperson for UN chief Antonio Guterres has said, insisting that the world body has its......

Parliament extends SC/ST quota in legislatures; Anglo-Indians excluded

Parliament on Thursday passed a Constitution amendment bill to extend quota to SCs and STs in Lok Sabha and state assemblies by another 10 years with Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asserting......

CAB a slap on face of Parliament: Chidambaram

IMAGE: Congress leader P Chidambaram comes out of Parliament House after the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi, on Wednesday.......

Data protection bill referred to Parliament panel

The Personal Data Protection Bill was on Wednesday referred to a joint select committee of both Houses of Parliament.  IMAGE: Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar......

Wage Bill clears RS hurdle. Here's all you want to know about it

The Code on Wages Bill, 2019 seeks to amend and consolidate the laws relating to wages, bonus and matters connected therewith.The Bill will subsume four labour laws -- Minimum Wages Act, Payment of......

The new Motor Vehicles Bill: What's it all about

The much-needed amendments will improve road safety, facilitate citizens in their dealings with transport departments, strengthen rural transport, public transport and last-mile connectivity......

Sitharaman delivers 2.17 hr-long Budget speech, earns praises

Nirmala Sitharaman, the country's first full-time woman finance minister, on Friday delivered one of the longest Budget speeches which was peppered with Urdu, Hindi and Tamil couplets. IMAGE:......

All you want to know about the new Motor Vehicles Bill

Regarding road safety, stricter provisions have been proposed for offences like juvenile driving, driving without licence, dangerous driving, drunken driving, over-speeding and overloading. The......

Calls for Boycott's knighthood to be withdrawn

'Celebrating a man who was convicted for assaulting his partner sends a dangerous message – that domestic abuse is not taken seriously as a crime.' IMAGE: Geoffrey Boycott scored over 8,000......

Boycott, Strauss conferred Knighthood

Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott for a knighthood, honouring her hero whose persistent style she had vowed to emulate in her ultimately failed......
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UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government suffered a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament's upper chamber voted on... ...

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CPI(M) keen on sending Sitaram Yechury to Rajya Sabha from West Bengal

Yechury had an excellent track record as a member of the Upper House of Parliament between 2005 and 2017, and the party is eager to nominate him in... ...

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Italy's 5-Star senator leaves in new blow to government majority

A senator of Italy's co-ruling 5-Star Movement quit the party on Thursday, further reducing the slim government majority in the upper house of... ...

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Pak FM on US-Iran conflict

Pakistan will not allow its soil to be used for any regional conflict and play its role to de-escalate tensions between the United States and Iran,... ...

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Parliament scaled new heights, broke fresh ground in 2019

The Upper House passed 52 Bills during the 65-odd sittings in 2019 -- an output of 0.80 bills per day (four bills in five days) which is the best... ...

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