The hoarding, featuring Modi and Shah has been put up here by the rebel AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam's (OPS) camp. OPS has been making fresh appointments to 'party posts' and the hoarding is a publicity initiative by the supporters of new appointees here.
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As soon as the House met at 11 am, Union Minister Smriti Irani accused Chowdhury of disrespecting Murmu by calling her 'Rashtrapatni'.
As soon as the House assembled, BJP members trooped into the Well and shouted slogans against the Congress after Chowdhury called Murmu "rashtrapatni".
The BJP has accused the Congress of demeaning President Murmu and demanded an apology.
The success of India’s G20 presidency will depend on how deftly Prime Minister Narendra Modi can bridge the divides, peace the conflicts, and rebuild damaged supply chains
China, which in recent years has boosted its threat to use force to annex Taiwan if necessary, objects to all U.S. arms sales and contacts with the island's government.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s proposed visit to the island nation has created tensions with China, which has vowed to ‘resolutely respond and counteract’. How the issue pans out will be keenly watched.
Then acting-president Ranil Wickremesinghe had declared a state of emergency on July 17.
He went as far as to suggest that his rival Liz Truss’s plan for a raft of immediate tax cuts was “immoral,” piling debt onto future generations.
As many as 24 opposition MPs 20 from the Rajya Sabha and four from the Lok Sabha have been suspended for their unruly behaviour and creating ruckus in Parliament.
Sources said 10 leaders of opposition parties met Naidu in his Chamber and raised the issue and their demand for a discussion on price rise. Stating that the number of suspended members was on the higher side, they suggested that the action may be revoked so as to have good attendance in the House.
The petition against them was filed by a group including former Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce Chandra Jayaratne, former Sri Lanka swimming champion Julian Bolling, Jehan Kanagaratna and Transparency International Sri Lanka, according to news portal Colombo Gazette.
Rahul Gandhi also alleged that while the king is afraid of questions in the temple of democracy, they well know how to fight dictators.
Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday appeared before the ED for the third round of questioning in the money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper.
Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Chowdhury, the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, and a host of party MPs sat on a protest and raised slogans against the alleged "misuse" of agencies such as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the suspension of Opposition MPs from the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
The suspension comes a day after 19 MPs of opposition parties including seven from the TMC, six from the DMK, besides those from the TRS, CPI-M and CPI, were suspended for their unruly behaviour in the House.
In the second part of his interview to Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', Thackeray said he wants not just local body polls due in Maharashtra, but also the Assembly elections and claimed the Sena will have its own CM once again for which he will tour the state to rejuvenate the party cadre.
Last month, Shinde had along with 39 other Shiv Sena MLAs and 10 independents revolted against the party leadership, leading to the collapse of the Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government.
The leaders of the two OBC caste-based regional parties, which were SP allies in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls but had left the alliance after its defeat in the elections, have all praise for the SP chief.
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The government has a process of due diligence which has to be followed before approving names, the law minister said.
Justice N Sathish Kumar, who rejected the plea, directed the Vellore court to dispose of the case expeditiously. The judge was disposing of a criminal original petition from Murugan.
These government orders (called government resolutions in official parlance), largely related to allocation of funds for various development-related works, were issued at a time when the ruling coalition Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) was reduced to a minority following a revolt in the Shiv Sena and the three-party dispensation’s legitimacy was under doubt, he said.
The opposition MPs, who have been stalling the proceedings since the start of the monsoon session on July 18 over price rise and the levy of the GST on daily essentials, were suspended as they did not heed to Deputy Chairman Harvansh’s repeated pleas to leave the Well of the House and go back to their seats.