Congress Maha Lok Sabha MP Suresh Dhanorkar Passed Away
The Congress' lone Lok Sabha member from Maharashtra, Balu Dhanorkar, died at a private hospital in the National Capital Region Tuesday early morning. Notably, Balasahed Thorat shared the news of his demise, "He was admitted to a Nagpur-based hospital last week for the treatment of kidney stones. He was later shifted to New Delhi but he could not survive." Dhanorkar(47) is survived by wife Pratibha, an MLA, and two sons.
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Lifts Suspension Of 4 Congress MPs
The impasse in the Lower House was broken on August 1 when the Lok Sabha passed a motion to lift the suspension of MPs. As a result, the suspension of four Congress MPs has been lifted. Speaker Om Birla dismissed four Congress Lok Sabha MPs, including Manickam Tagore, Ramya Haridas, Jothimani, and TN Prathapa, for carrying banners within the House in protest on… read-more
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Courtesy: Deccan Herald
Visa Scam: Court Asks Congress MP Karti Chidambaram To Join Investigation
Congress MP Karti Chidambaram has been directed to join the investigation by a special court, upon his arrival to India, in the ongoing "visa scam". Karti is scheduled to arrive India on May 24. Furthermore, the court directed CBI to issue a notice three working days in advance, if Karti needs to be arrested. Advocate Kapil Sibal stated, there's no prima facie evidence that Karti is involved in the matter.
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Congress MP Moves Suspension Notice To Discuss 'Bharat Bandh' In Rajya Sabha
During the Rajya Sabha proceedings, Congress MP Shaktisinh Gohli issued suspension notice, urging discussion over 'Bharat Bandh". On March 29, Indian cities are witnessing nationwide strike, called against the GoI for their anti-farmer, anti-people and privatization policies. In this context, the MP said, "The house do suspend Zero Hour and relevant rules relating to Question Hour and other business of the day to have a discussion on two-day… read-more
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Delhi HC Issues Notice To P Chidambaram In INX Media Case
The Delhi High Court (HC) issued a notice to the former Union Minister and Congress MP P Chidambaram, on March 25. Reviewing Enforcement Directorate (ED)'s plea, challenging a trial court order, the bench issued notice. With this, the matter has been adjourned to April 20. Notably, Chidambaram, his son and others are alleged in INX Media money laundering case.
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Courtesy: Financial Express
Congress MP Moves Adjournment Notice Over Fuel Price Hike
Concerned about rising fuel prices, Congress MP Manickam Tagore moved adjournment motion notice, demanding discussion over hike in fuel prices, in Lok Sabha. Notably, after approximately four months, petrol, diesel and LPG cylinder prices were increased again by 80 paise. This is the third consecutive day that prices have increased in India. Also, prices of PNG gases were also increased.
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Twitter, IT Ministry Officials To Meet Indian Parliamentary Committee
After Twitter failed to comply with new IT rules, an Indian parliamentary panel headed by Shashi Tharoor met the Twitter officials and IT Ministry on June 18. However, safeguarding the citizens' rights, preventing misuse of e-news media platforms and Women's security were the issue of discussion. Twitter was provided "multiple opportunities to comply" but it chose the path of "deliberate defiance", said Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad… read-more
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Seven-Term Dadra And Nagar MP Mohan Delkar Found Dead In Mumbai Hotel
Former Congress leader and seven-term MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Mohan Delkar was found dead in a hotel, Mumbai on February 22. Reportedly, the police has sent the body for post mortem and a suicide note has been recovered. While the proximate death cause of a 58-year-old remains unclear, the cops have called for a probe. Moreover, Mr. Delkar had quit congress in 2019 and contested an independent national-election.
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