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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
New Delhi/UNI: BJP MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has tested positive for 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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.