Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicLok Sabha

Topic: Lok Sabha

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth will not contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls

Rajinikanth appeals to people to vote for a party they believe will permanently solve Tamil Nadu's water crisis.

When it comes to space activities in India, are no laws better than bad laws?

The government had put the draft Space Activities Bill in the public domain, inviting suggestions. The bill was never introduced in this Lok Sabha. 

Just 6 MPs boast of 100% attendance in 16th Lok Sabha — four from BJP, none from Congress

Congress president Rahul Gandhi clocked an attendance of just 52%, much lower than the average of 80%.

Only 12 of 31-MP House panel that summoned Jack Dorsey have verified Twitter handles

The parliamentary panel on IT has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on 25 February over complaints about the portal's 'anti-Right bias'.

From Modi’s tearful entry to Rahul Gandhi’s hug, the highlights of 16th Lok Sabha

The 16th Lok Sabha, whose last session ended Wednesday, faced a lot of disruptions and also witnessed some key breaks from tradition.

Did full majority Modi govt help Parliament perform better or has politics derailed it?

The full majority Modi govt pushed through bills in the Lok Sabha, but ran into hurdles in the Rajya Sabha.

How PM Modi transforms into campaigner Modi as he mixes official trips with politics

ThePrint's analysis of Modi's domestic travels in the last 51 days shows he clubbed over 90% of his political addresses with his official visits. 

Rajnath Singh hits back at Mamata govt for ‘unprecedented’ fight with CBI

Addressing Lok Sabha, Union minister Rajnath Singh hinted at a possible constitutional breakdown in West Bengal.

BJP launches suggestion drive for manifesto, says India’s ‘mann ki baat’ is with Modi

The BJP has also given a new slogan to go with the drive — ‘kaam kare jo, ummeed usi se ho’ — which reiterates PM Modi’s ‘kaamdaar’ image.

Leader of opposition Kharge calls the Union Budget an election manifesto of BJP

The Congress leader accused the ruling dispensation of bribing voters ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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