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Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party leader Rahul Gandhi and others at Parliament House in New Delhi on 29 November 2021| PTI

Repealing farm laws without debate shows govt ‘terrified’ of discussion, says Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi said his party predicted the govt will have to take back the farm laws as the power of 'three-four crony capitalists cannot withstand the strength of farmers and labourers'.

Bill to repeal farm laws will be brought in Rajya Sabha today, says Pralhad Joshi

Joshi also urged the opposition to allow the passage of the bill without 'ruckus and disturbance' in the Upper House. Earlier in the day, the bill was passed in the Lok Sabha amid din.

Modi govt to introduce bill in Lok Sabha Monday to repeal three contentious farm laws

Despite the prime minister's surprise announcement to repeal the bills, farmers' unions have announced that they will continue with their protest until their other demands are not met.

CAG rebukes Andhra government over ‘gross financial mismanagement’

In State Finances Audit Report for March 2020 tabled in AP assembly Friday, CAG observed govt needs to estimate resources 'more realistically', manage expenditure 'judiciously'.
President Ram Nath Kovind (file photo) | Facebook

President Kovind calls upon judges to ‘exercise utmost discretion’ inside courtroom

Addressing a Constitution Day valedictory function, Kovind said in Indian tradition, judges are imagined as model of rectitude more akin to 'sthitpragya' (a person of steady wisdom).
The Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi | Image: ThePrint Team

3 Centre-run Delhi hospitals suspend OPD services over delayed NEET 2021 counselling

Doctors from Ram Manohar Lohia, Safdarjung and Lady Hardinge hospitals took action following a nationwide call by the Federation of Resident Doctors' Associations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament in New Delhi on 26 November 2021|PTI

Obstacles being put in path of development in name of freedom of expression: PM Modi

Addressing a Constitution Day event, PM said a colonial mindset still exists and that the Constitution is greatest strength to remove obstacles being created by a colonial mindset.

Skipped Constitution Day event to protest against authoritarian functioning of BJP: Congress

Congress and several other parties, including TMC, NCP, DMK, Shiv Sena, IUML, RSP and the RJD, boycotted the Constitution Day celebration in Parliament’s Central Hall Friday.

‘Families still await closure’: India asks Pakistan to expedite trial in 26/11 attacks case

On the 13th anniversary of the attacks, the MEA said Pakistan is showing 'little sincerity' in bringing perpetrators to justice and called on its govt to give up double standards.

CBI gets permission to prosecute retired Allahabad HC judge in corruption case

The CBI had applied for a go-ahead from the high court to prosecute the former judge Justice SN Shukla in April this year, in accordance with the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.