Monsoon Session 2022 LIVE: Smriti Irani slams Rahul Gandhi over disruptions

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  • Parliament Monsoon Session 2022 Live, Day 3: Opposition demands debate on rising inflation.

Members of the Lok Sabha during the Monsoon Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday (PTI/Video capture).

Members of the Lok Sabha during the Monsoon Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday (PTI/Video capture).

Updated on July 20, 2022 10:39 AM IST

The second day of Parliament’s spring session was washed out with the opposition – which pushed for debate in both houses on high inflation and a new tax on household essentials – forcing adjournments and even the prospect of a productive third day looking grim. For the second day in a row, AAP MP Raghav Chadha suspended notice of business under Rule 267 for deliberations by the MSP committee constituted by the Government of India.

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  • July 20, 2022 10:39 AM IST

    The government will present the annual report of the National Human Rights Commission for the year 2019-20

    In the Upper House, Home Affairs MoS Nithyananda Rai will present the annual report of the National Human Rights Commission for the year 2019-20 and discuss the actions taken on the recommendations made in the report.

  • July 20, 2022 10:32 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi adamant to reduce productivity of Parliament: Smriti Irani

    News agency ANI reported Smriti Irani as saying that a gentleman with an entire political history of disrespecting the parliamentary procedure is adamant on reducing the productivity of the Lok Sabha.

  • July 20, 2022 09:59 AM IST

    Smriti Irani lashed out at Rahul Gandhi for the disruption

    Union Minister Smriti Irani slammed Rahul Gandhi over disruptions in both houses of Parliament, saying he never asked a question and always “disrespected parliamentary proceedings”.

    “He has less than 40% attendance in Parliament… Today, a man who is politically unproductive is dedicating himself to ensuring that there is no debate in Parliament,” he said.

‘Chinese media won’t mention…’: Chidambaram questions govt on LAC

Chidambaram tweeted, “Does the Government of India still stand by PM’s statement that no foreign soldiers have infiltrated Indian territory and there are no foreign soldiers on Indian territory?”

Senior Congress leader Chidambaram questioned the government on LAC (PTI).

Senior Congress leader Chidambaram questioned the government on LAC (PTI).

Published on Jul 20, 2022 09:13 AM IST

7 things to know about PT Usha who will be the new Rajya Sabha MP at 11 am

PT Usha, Rajya Sabha: “Thrilled by the wonderful wishes from across India! Your support and faith in me will go a long way in shaping my journey from here on…” PT Usha tweeted after being nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

New Delhi: Nominated Rajya Sabha MP PT Usha at the Parliament House during the monsoon session in New Delhi (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore).

New Delhi: Nominated Rajya Sabha MP PT Usha at the Parliament House during the monsoon session in New Delhi (PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore).

Updated on July 20, 2022 09:10 AM IST

Morning Brief: 670k cyber attack cases in India so far this year

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This information is reported and tracked to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In).  (Getty Images/iStockPhoto)

This information is reported and tracked to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). (Getty Images/iStockPhoto)

Published on Jul 20, 2022 08:53 AM IST

Lulu Mall row: Misinformation on names, police say; Ayodhya Shri’s video goes viral

The Lucknow Police Commissionerate has clarified that the Hindus who were arrested earlier were arrested due to the spread of false information on social media that Hindus posed as Muslims and offered namaz for reciting Hanuman Chalisa at Lulu Mall.

Lucknow's Lulu Mall has been at the center of political controversy since its inauguration on July 10.  (PTI)

Lucknow’s Lulu Mall has been at the center of political controversy since its inauguration on July 10. (PTI)

Published on Jul 20, 2022 07:32 AM IST

‘If the comparison between India and Sri Lanka is misinformed, why…’: Owaisi Raids

Owaisi accused the government of ‘politicizing’ the all-party meeting called to resolve the Sri Lankan crisis, which discussed the finances of the individual state assembly.

India should not forget that neglect of minorities in Sri Lanka is endemic, says Owaisi.(HT_PRINT)

India should not forget that neglect of minorities in Sri Lanka is endemic, says Owaisi.(HT_PRINT)

Published on Jul 20, 2022 06:02 AM IST

Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi for India crossing 2 billion Covid vaccines

“Congratulations to @narendramodi on another milestone of delivering 200 crore vaccines. We are grateful for our continued partnership with Indian vaccine manufacturers and the Government of India to mitigate the impact of Covid-19,” Bill Gates tweeted.

Bill Gates had earlier praised the country's vaccination campaign when he met Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in May. (AP File Photo)

Bill Gates had earlier praised the country’s vaccination campaign when he met Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in May. (AP File Photo)

Updated on July 20, 2022 05:24 AM IST

Written by Harshit Sabharwal | Edited by Paulomi GhoshNew Delhi

Congress coming to power is more important than me: DK Shivakumar

Dismissing reports of power tussle in the Karnataka Congress, party state president DK Shivakumar on Tuesday asserted that the Congress coming to power is more important than becoming the chief minister.

Dismissing reports of power tussle in Karnataka Congress, party state president DK Shivakumar on Tuesday

Dismissing reports of power tussle in Karnataka Congress, party state president DK Shivakumar on Tuesday asserted that “Congress coming to power is more important than becoming Chief Minister”. (PTI)

Published on July 20, 2022 12:37 AM IST

No data available to link air pollution, life expectancy: Govt in Parliament

Union Minister of State for Environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey told the Lok Sabha on Monday that no conclusive data was available to establish a direct link between deaths due to air pollution.

According to new WHO guidelines issued last year, average annual PM2.5 concentrations should not exceed five micrograms per cubic meter.  It used to be 10 micrograms per cubic meter.  (HT Photo)

According to new WHO guidelines issued last year, average annual PM2.5 concentrations should not exceed five micrograms per cubic meter. It used to be 10 micrograms per cubic meter. (HT Photo)

Published on July 20, 2022 12:36 AM IST

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