Monday, July 15, 2024



PM must defer new criminal laws: Mamata, Congress turn up Opposition chorus volume

NEW DELHI, JUNE 21: Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday joined the ranks of Opposition leaders who have opposed the 3 new criminal laws that are to come into effect on July 1. The new laws ~ the Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam ~ are to replace the colonial-era Indian Penal Code, the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the Indian Evidence Act of 1872, respectively. Parliament passed the 3 new laws - one of the big projects of the new...

PM holds talks with US Congressional delegation after its meeting with Dalai Lama

NEW DELHI, JUNE 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met with a bipartisan United States Congressional delegation led by Congressman Michael McCaul, a day after its meeting with Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in Dharamshala. Former US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who was part of the delegation, later wrote on X: "Today, it was my honor to join a bipartisan Congressional delegation to meet with His Holiness, the 14th @DalaiLama, in Dharamsala, India. In our meeting, we strongly reaffirmed Congressional support for the people of Tibet." US Representatives -...

Congress accuses PM of personal attacks on Jawaharlal Nehru, calls it ‘nonsensical’

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 6: The Congress on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of suffering from deep insecurities and complexes, saying this makes him "viciously" attack Jawaharlal Nehru. A day after Modi attacked former Prime Ministers Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said BJP veterans Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Kishan Advani never did this, but PM Modi by doing so is "demeaning" the high office he holds. "The Prime Minister was at his nonsensical worst in the Lok Sabha yesterday and undoubtedly will stage a repeat...

Manipur torn apart for over 8 months, PM has still not visited state: TMC MP Derek O’Brien

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 21: Manipur has been "torn apart" for over 8 months now but the Prime Minister has still not visited the State, Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien Sunday said on Sunday. He made the remarks in a post on X on the statehood day of Manipur and also shared a video on the social media platform of him raising the issue in Rajya Sabha. "January 21 is the statehood day for Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura. Manipur has been torn apart for over 8 months now. The Prime Minister...
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