Karnataka Police Arrest 16 People In Association With 'Death Threat' To Siddaramaiah
Police reported on August 20 that sixteen individuals had been detained in connection with a death threat received by state Opposition Leader Siddaramaiah. "9 people have been arrested in Kushalnagar and 7 in Madikeri, all of whom will be produced before the magistrate court," stated the Kodagu Superintendent Capt Aiyappa MA. The arrests came after the Congress leader got death threats as a result of his statements against Veer Savarkar.
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Lok Sabha Passes The Indian Antarctic Bill 2022: Monsoon Parliament Session
The Lok Sabha passed 'The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022' during the Monsoon-Parliament Session, which started on July 18. The Indian Antarctic Bill, 2022, seeks to give effect to the Antarctic Treaty, the Convention on Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, and the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic… read-more
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Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die Amid Uproar From Opposition MPs
The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die, after repeated uproar of the opposition MPs, on December 22. Chairman Venkaiah Naidu, adjourned the session and said, Winter Session concludes today with much below business, reported ANI. Initially, the session was scheduled to end on December 23, however due to constant uproar of opposition over suspension of 12 MPs, the Winter Parliament Session was adjourned a day ahead.
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Mallikarjun Kharge Likely To Become Leader Of Opposition In Rajya Sabha
As Ghulam Nabi Azad's Rajya Sabha decades-spanning tenure officially ends on February 15, veteran Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge may become the Upper House's new Leader of Opposition. Endorsing the appointment, the Congress party has formally written to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu in this regard. Mallikarjun Kharge is an accomplished Dalit leader from Karnataka who commanded and guided the Congress in the Lok Sabha from 2014 to… read-more
Tags: Ghulam Nabi Azad, rajya sabha, Opposition leader, Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress Party, M Venkaiah Naidu
Opposition MPs Meet President Kovind, Request to Revoke Farm Bill
Opposition MPs met President Ram Nath Kovind on September 23 and asked him not to approve the farm bills. Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad stated that the bills have been passed through unconstitutional means and the President should return it. He further said, "There was no division of votes, no voice voting. Constitution was undermined in the parliament." Earlier, the MPs protested outside the Parliament to show their disapproval against… read-more
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Courtesy: The Indian Express
Russian Opposition Leader Poisoned with Novichok, Confirms German Hospital
Berlin’s Charité hospital, Germany confirmed on September 2 that the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with Novichok, a nerve agent. While Germany condemned this, Russia, on the other hand, has denied of having any such information regarding the poison attack. Currently, Navalny is in an induced coma; however, responding well to the treatments. Earlier, … read-more
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Courtesy: The Associated Press
Russian Opposition Leader and Putin Critic in ICU after Suspected Poisoning
Alexei Navalny, a Russian politician and critic of Vladimir Putin's Government, is in intensive care at a Siberian hospital after alleged poisoning. On August 20 morning, while on a plane to Moscow, Navalny’s health deteriorated after having tea at the airport, leading to an emergency landing. “We assume that Alexei was poisoned with something mixed into his tea. It was the only thing that he drank,” his spokesperson stated.
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