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The Rajya Sabha was adjourned Tuesday amid Opposition uproar | ANI

‘Not what we wanted’ — why opposition rejected govt’s ‘debate offer’ on farmers in RS

Rajya Sabha was adjourned Tuesday as Oppn accused govt of not allowing discussions on some of the most prickly issues raised by them, including repeal of farm laws.
File photo of Ajay Kumar Mishra |

145 ‘honour killing’ incidents took place in India between 2017-2019, govt tells Lok Sabha

MoS for Home Ajay Mishra said 50 incidents took place in Jharkhand, the highest in India in the two years. A total of 19 incidents occured in Maharashtra and 14 cases in UP.
File photo of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia | PTI

Delhi hasn’t got letter from Centre inquiring about deaths due to oxygen shortage: Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the state govt has decided to share all the details with the Central and has accused it of not showing seriousness towards the oxygen crisis.
Relatives of Covid patients wait to refill cylinders with medical oxygen, in Gurugram on 25 April 2021 | PTI | Representational image

SC asks Centre’s report over recommendations of task force on oxygen allocation in 2 weeks

The top court said that it is imperative for Centre to take steps to ensure that the recommendations of NTF are implemented at the policy level.
TMC MP Derek O'Brien in Parliament | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

‘Mr Modi, come listen to us’: Derek O’Brien shares Oppn’s message on Pegasus, farmers issue

The TMC MP released a three-minute video clip on Twitter which has been compiled using clips from RSTV, comprises statements made by the opposition MPs in the Rajya Sabha
File photo of a man being vaccinated against Covid in Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Will take another year to vaccinate all adults in Delhi, health department tells disaster management body

At the present rate of vaccine supply, Delhi will be able to complete the two-dose vaccination of all 18 years plus beneficiaries only by July-August 2022, health department officials told DDMA.
File photo of Mamata Banerjee(left) and PM Narendra Modi (right) | Twitter/@ANI

In letter to PM Modi, Mamata again protests against ‘anti-people’ Electricity Bill

In her letter to PM Modi Saturday, Mamata Banerjee requested him to ensure that a broad-based and transparent dialogue on the subject is opened up at the earliest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the digital payment solution e-RUPI, through video conferencing, in New Delhi on 2 August. | Photo: ANI

What is e-RUPI & how it could be the first step towards launching digital currency in India

These vouchers are person- and purpose-specific, meaning if they are released by the government for the purpose of vaccination, then they can be redeemed only for that. 
File photo of PM Narendra Modi | PTI

Only 15% Indians know about Pegasus. But once aware, their distrust of Modi govt grows

Prashnam's 12-state survey shows a general lack of awareness. But among those who know what Pegasus is, a greater percentage say Modi government snoops on ordinary citizens.
Sabarmati was one of the JNU hostels that was attacked on 5 January, 2020 after masked assailants went on a rampage inside the university campus | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Delhi Police has not arrested anyone in connection with JNU violence yet, govt tells Lok Sabha

MoS for Home Nityanand Rai said the Delhi Police has reported that an SIT from Crime Branch has been constituted to investigate 3 cases registered in regard to the campus violence.