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How do we keep paying salaries: Modi gets a Covid SOS

Severe cash flow issues making it tough to follow govt directive to pay workers; more lockdown will worsen it.


02 April, 2020, 09:54 AM IST



Coronavirus: TMC asks its MPs to withdraw from Parliament

It said the TMC has been urging the Government to defer Parliament for the past 10 days but no action has been taken so far. "The Prime Minister himself has spoken about the urgent need for social distancing and the need to not assemble in large groups and that those above the age of 65 should take abundant care."

Rajya Sabha: Venkaiah Naidu calls meeting of leaders to discuss session duration

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MPs who shared space with BJP MP Dushyant Singh go for self-quarantine

BJP MP Dushyant Singh and his mother former Rajasthan chief minister V...

  • Singh and his mother, former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, have gone into self-quarantine after attending Kapoor's party in Lucknow, Raje tweeted on Friday.

    Six candidates from Tamil Nadu, three each from the AIADMK and DMK, are set to be elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha, with their nominations being accepted on Monday. The six vacancies arose following the retirement of as many members from the AIADMK, DMK and CPI (M) on April 2.

    Over one lakh Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers would fan out across the state as part of the campaign and make people understand how Banerjee is key for the development and growth of West Bengal and preserving its communal harmony, sources in the party said.

    Addressing a press briefing, O'Brien termed the Delhi violence "genocide" and said that the party wanted the issue to be discussed in Parliament and also demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into it.

    Initiating a short-duration debate in Rajya Sabha on the recent law and order situation in some parts of Delhi, Kapil Sibal alleged that while the national capital was burning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was silent on the matter for 70 hours and the police machinery was busy destroying evidences and supporting violence or rioters.

    TMC's Mallick Haat booth president Bhombol Ghosh was attacked with sharp weapons at Huslurdanga market on February 14 and he succumbed to his injuries at a private hospital in Siliguri on Saturday, party sources said.

    At least 42 people died and more than 200 were injured during the communal riots in northeast Delhi. Opposition MPs have also given notice in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to discuss the Delhi riots.

    Former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal passed away in Mumbai due to cardiac arrest on early morning of February 18. TMC MP died at the age o...

    Participating in the discussion on the Finance Bill 2020 -21 in Rajya Sabha, Manas Ranjan Bhunia (TMC) said the budget has dashed the hopes of people of the country as they expected that the finance minister would come out with remedial measures to bring the economy out of the current crisis.

    Sending out a stern message, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday said members from Opposition and Treasury sides who cross over to the other side during the time of uproar in the House will be suspended for the session.

    In his last complete budget proposal prior to next assembly election in state, West Bengal Finance Minister has earmarked Rs 500 crore for a scheme to build permanent house for tea workers. As expected, workers have highly welcomed the scheme.

    The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress has thrown its weight behind the Aam Aadmi Party for the Delhi polls, with its national spokesperson Derek O' Brien on Thursday uploading a video endorsing not just Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal but all AAP candidates.

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