September 25, 2020 05:30 (IST)
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No Durga Puja carnival in Kolkata due to Covid-19 this year: Mamata Banerjee | Bombay HC adjourns Rhea Chakraborty's bail plea till Sept 29 | Farmers hit streets, call for bandh protesting against India's new farm bills | Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones dies of heart attack | Delhi Riots: Congress' Salman Khurshid named in chargesheet

Rajya Sabha passes Labour Codes amid opposition's boycott

New Delhi/IBNS: Three of the four Labour Codes that comprise the reforms to the existing laws were passed on Wednesday in Rajya Sabha even as opposition protested from outside the House.

Mamata government wants to enroll for PM-Kisan, Ayushman Bharat if funds routed through state

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) government has agreed to enroll West Bengal for two central schemes- Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi and Ayushman Bharat- but only if the funds are routed through the state.

Farm bills: Derek O'Brien, Sanjay Singh, 6 other Rajya Sabha MPs suspended, Opposition hits back

New Delhi/IBNS: Eight opposition Rajya Sabha MPs were on Monday suspended for their "unruly behaviour" while protesting against the passage of two key farm bills by the government in Parliament's upper house a day ago.

TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee shoots legal notice to BJP MP Babul Supriyo

Kolkata/UNI: All India Trinamool Youth Congress president Abhishek Banerjee, MP from Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha constituency, on Saturday dashed off a legal notice to BJP MP from Asansol and Union Minister of State Babul Supriyo for the latter's tweet.

Amid protests farm bills to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today

New Delhi/IBNS: Three agriculture-related bills, which have been already passed in the Lok Sabha amid farmers' protests and opposition walk-outs, will be taken up in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday.

TMC hits out at Narendra Modi government for holding UGC NET during Durga Puja

Kolkata/IBNS: The conduction of the National Eligibility Test (NET), also known as UGC NET, during festival Durga Puja has turned out to be a new flashpoint between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Trinamool Congress (TMC), which has been attempting to lead the students' issues in the last one month.

Parliament adjourned amid protests over comments on Nehru-Gandhi family

New Delhi/IBNS: Parliament’s monsoon session this year was adjourned for the first time Friday after a fierce row erupted over Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur’s comment on the Nehru-Gandhi family and a counter-attack by a Congress MP calling him 'gadha'(donkey).

BJP MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe tests Covid-19 positive

New Delhi/UNI: BJP MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has tested positive for Covid-19.

Newly elected BJP Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka succumbs to Covid-19

Bengalauru/IBNS: Newly elected BJP Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka Ashok Gasti, who was undergoing treatment at the Manipal Hospital in Bengaluru for Covid-19, died late Thursday night. He was 55-years-old.

'Show compassion for us also': Kangana Ranaut hits out at Jaya Bachchan over Parliament speech

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian actress Kangana Ranaut, who has been taking on her colleagues over the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, on Tuesday hit out at veteran Bollywood star-turned parliamentarian Jaya Bachchan after the latter slammed an alleged attempt to tarnish the image of the Hindi film industry.

'Bite the hand that feeds you': Jaya Bachchan slams BJP MP Ravi Kishan over 'drug addiction in film industry' comment

New Delhi/IBNS: Opposition parliamentarian Jaya Bachchan on Tuesday slammed actor-turned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ravi Kishan who on the opening day of Parliament's monsoon session said "drug addiction is in the film industry too".

TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas murder case: Bengal CID names BJP MP Jagannath Sarkar in charge sheet

Kolkata/IBNS: BJP MP from Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal's Nadia district, Jagannath Sarkar, has been named as an accused in a supplementary charge sheet filed by state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in connection with TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas murder case, officials said.

TMC MP's personal comment on FM Sitharaman triggers criticism in Parliament; BJP demands apology

New Delhi/IBNS: BJP has demanded an unconditional apology from All India Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy who made a personal comment in Parliament during the monsoon session which began today.

West Bengal: TMC appoints Dinesh Trivedi as party's Hindi Cell chairman

Kolkata/IBNS: With a few months to go for the state polls, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday appointed its veteran leader Dinesh Trivedi as the chairman of its West Bengal unit's Hindi cell.

'Corona is over, Mamata Banerjee calling lockdown to stop BJP': Dilip Ghosh

Kolkata/IBNS: In another weird statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh has said the Novel Coronavirus pandemic is over at a time the country is adding over 90,000 Covid-19 cases on a daily-basis.