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Oppn demands PM's apology, ready for debate in LS if comes with voting

Updated: Dec 02, 2016 11:20 IST      
Oppn demands PM's apology, ready for debate in LS if comes with voting

New Delhi [India], Dec. 2 (ANI): The meeting of various opposition parties on the Parliament premises on Friday concluded, with opposition leaders demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's apology in the Rajya Sabha.

The opposition leaders, however, said they were ready for a discussion on the demonetisation issue in the Lok Sabha, but that must followed by a voting.

Bedlam in both Houses of Parliament continued even on Thursday with the Opposition demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's presence in the Rajya Sabha - a pre-condition to hold debate on the demonetisation issue.

Opposition MPs, especially the Congress, sought an apology referring to the Prime Minister's recent remarks defending the demonetisation. They alleged that Prime Minister has remarked that the opposition parties support black money hoarders, which was protested by BJP members, who stood up and protested against the opposition's contention of apology.

Meanwhile, accusing the Congress Party of stalling the proceedings in parliament for 16 days, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Friday appealed to the Congress and other opposition parties to rise above politics and get ready for a discussion in the House as the government is ready to answer their question.

"I, once again, appeal to the Congress and other opposition parties to rise above politics and get ready for a discussion in the House as we are ready to answer. The Prime Minister will also intervene and answer. And, at the end, the Finance Minister will also give reply in both Houses," Ananth Kumar told ANI. (ANI)

PM Modi's two-day Gujarat visit starts tomorrow

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 20:41 IST     

New Delhi [India] June 28, 2017 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reaching Gujarat on Thursday on a two-day visit to take part in various programmes in Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Modasa and Gandhinagar.

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Dehradun continue on alert after incessant rainfall

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 20:24 IST     

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India] June 28, (ANI): The meteorological department on Wednesday continued its alert for 'heavy rains' in the hilly districts of Uttarakhand.

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MP: Lightning kills five in Dindori

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 20:24 IST     

Dindori (Madhya Pradesh) [India] June 28,(ANI): Five people were killed and one sustained injured after being struck by lightning in Dindori on Wednesday.

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New Delhi [India] June 28, 2017 (ANI): The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced handsome increase in allowances by allowing recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission (CPC) on allowances with 34 modifications.

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New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave an in-principle approval for disinvestment of Air India.

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Mayurbhanj (Odisha) [India], June 28(ANI): In a bizarre incident, four Home Guards, including a female cop were asked to kneel down with their hands up in punishment for wearing improper uniform in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district.

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New Delhi [India], June 28(ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted custody parole to Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Ajay Chautala, a teachers' recruitment scam convict, to attend his niece's wedding scheduled today.

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New Delhi [India] June 28 (ANI): The Congress party on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi compromised India's security and sovereignty in the United States by keeping mum after Jammu and Kashmir was termed as 'Indian Administrated Jammu and Kashmir' by the U.S. government.

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Historic: PM Modi first Indian PM to visit Israel

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 18:50 IST     

New Delhi [India], June. 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Israel from July 4-6, at the invitation of his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

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New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday informed that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has also extended her support to Centre's nominee Ram Nath Kovind for the post of President.

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Debt-ridden farmer commits suicide in MP's Morena

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 18:30 IST     

Morena (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 28(ANI): A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train in Poras area of Madhya Pradesh's Morena district.

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Four more accused arrested in Ballabhgarh lynching case

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 18:29 IST     

Ballabhgarh (Haryana) [India], June 28 (ANI): Four more accused have been arrested in the Ballabhgarh lynching case, in which 16-year-old Hafiz Junaid was lynched and three others injured.

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Maoist couple, Naxal surrender in Dantewada

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 17:46 IST     

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) [India] June 28,(ANI) : A Maoist couple, and a Naxal, who were carrying a reward of Rs five lakh on their heads, surrendered before the Kuakonda police and the CRPF in Dantewada on Wednesday.

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Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 28(ANI): The Pakistan Army on Wednesday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhimber Gali sector.

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Two visitors create ruckus inside Delhi Assembly

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 16:56 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Ruckus was created inside the Delhi Assembly by two men claiming to be Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers.

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New Delhi [India], June 28(ANI): The special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (TADA) court adjourned the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case till Friday after the convict Mustafa Dossa passed away today.

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After liquor ban, Nitish calls for drug de-addiction

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 16:30 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India] June 28 (ANI): After liquor ban, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday pitched for drug de-addiction across the state, while saying that it would lead the whole nation to the path of development and progress.

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New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI (M)) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday said that India, instead of democracy, is turning into a mobocracy.

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Azam demeaning army in name of 'freedom of expression': BJP

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 15:49 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): After Azam Khan fanned another controversy with his remark on the Indian Army, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed the Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and said it has become a fashion to demean the Indian Army in the name of 'freedom of expression'.

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Kolkata (West Bengal), [India], June 28 (ANI): With just two days left for Goods and Service Tax (GST) to be rolled out, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has expressed concern over its implementation, saying that after demonetisation the 'unnecessary disastrous hurry', in pushing GST through is another epic blunder by the Centre.

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