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Demonetisation: To counter Modi's 10 questions, Opposition prepares 10-point attackYet another stormy session is being expected even today.

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Demonetisation: Opposition set to unleash its multi-pronged attack on NDA governmentAround 11 am, MPs will go to their respective Houses - Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha - and will raise their 3 major demands.

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A stormy session in Parliament.
Parliament Highlight of the Day: Anand Sharma-Piyush Goyal spat on note banSharma took a dig at government's "surgical strike" on black money. Goyal shot back, saying the move has been welcomed by the country.

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Mamata Banerjee
Note ban debate: Comparing PM with Hitler, Mussolini, Gaddafi atrocious to say the least, says BJPAhead of the Winter session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the government is ready to debate every issue.

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Opposition is likely to corner the Government on issues of surgical strikes, OROP too in the Parliament.
Government braces for a stormy Winter Session of Parliament over issues of demonetisation, OROPA united Opposition will seek to corner the Government over the demonetisation issue calling it a "currency scam" that needs to be probed.

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Monsoon Session of Parliament
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Opposition to target Modi govt on Kashmir, GST Bill and NSG However, lot of skirmishes are expected in both houses as during the session which ends on August 12.

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Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi on VVIP chopper scam: Not afraid, what was the government doing for 2 years?There were angry exchanges between opposition Congress and ruling BJP members over Subramaniam Swamy seeking to drag Sonia Gandhi's name in the controversial AgustaWestland helicopter contract bribery case that led to adjournments of the Rajya Sabha.

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Parliament LIVE: Let them take my name, I am not afraid, says Sonia GandhiCongress MPs protested in the Well of the house as BJP's Subramanian Swamy was speaking on AgustaWestland papers in the Rajya Sabha.

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The Rajya Sabha
Government continues to face Uttarakhand heat in Rajya SabhaCongress MPs trooped into the Well of the House raising slogans against the government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said no discussion other than on the proclamation of the President's Rule in Uttarakhand can take place.

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Live: Opposition in Rajya Sabha condemns rustication of JNU studentsThe Rajya Sabha witnessed a stormy proceedings on the second day of the second part of the Budget Session today, as the Opposition continued to corner the government.

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PM Narendra Modi
Slogans against Modi in Rajya Sabha after Uttarakhand debate not allowedAs soon as work began in Rajya Sabha on the inaugural day of the second leg of the Budget session, Congress leader Anand Sharma called for a debate on Uttarakhand and the alleged misuse of Article 356.

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Parliament
Uttarakhand crisis, Mallya issue to dominate first few days of Parliament Session beginning tomorrow Ishrat Jahan encounter case, drought, Uttarakhand political crisis are the few issues which are sure to rock the Parliament.

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Vijay Mallya
Congress and BJP plays blame game over Vijay Mallya escape from IndiaCongress accused the govt of criminal conspiracy and govt hit back stating the loans were given to Mallya during UPA rule stating he is no saint to them.

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Arun Jaitley
Arun Jaitley counters Rahul Gandhi's fair and lovely remark: Look who's talkingReplying to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in the Rajya Sabha, Jaitley defended that income disclosure schemes introduced by the Modi government. "In the last 21 months, we have shown intent," Jaitley said.

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Only a single party cannot protect India's unity and integrity: Rajnath SinghPrime Minister Narendra Modi today invoked late Congress stalwarts and prime ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi to urge the opposition to let parliament function "peacefully and responsibly".

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Nobody would be spared if found guilty in the Aircel-Maxis deal: Arun JaitleyThe Opposition storm continued in the parliament for the second consecutive day today. The Congress protested in the House, urging that their privilege notice on Smriti Irani be taken up.

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Ruckus in Parliament
The two motions that often halt Parliament proceedings Both Houses of the Parliament were adjourned minutes after proceedings began today morning as the Opposition moved a privilege motion against Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The Opposition claimed that the minister has misled the country over Rohith Vemula suicide and JNU crackdown issues.

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Smriti Irani
Budget over, chaos returns in Parliament over Smriti Irani's 'lies' The Opposition is preparing to corner Education Minister Smriti Irani over Rohith Vemula suicide and JNU crackdown issues. The Congress-led Opposition has decided to move privilege motions against Irani in both Houses, claiming that her statements over the two issues were misleading.

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Venkaiah Naidu
GST logjam: Parliament's Budget Session likely to be advanced, Venkaiah meets SoniaThe upcoming Budget Session of Parliament could be advanced by a few days to clear pending legislative business.

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Sumitra Mahajan
Sumitra Mahajan pitches for new Parliament building The Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has mooted the proposal, saying the existing 88-year-old structure is showing signs of distress and doesn't meet the growing demand for space.

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Arun Jaitley
Jaitley quotes Nehru speech to attack Congress for disrupting ParliamentWith the winter session of Parliament headed for a wash out, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today invoked Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru to remind Congress of the responsibility of MPs for governance of the country through Parliament.

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President Pranab Mukherjee
Parliament should function through debate, not disruption, says President PranabPresident Pranab Mukherjee today said Parliament should function through debate and not disruption.

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Uproar in Lok Sabha over BJP MP's 'Congress wants only fair skinned PM' remark Parliament is expected to witness another day of uproar today with Congress likely to continue its agitation in both Houses.

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Narendra Modi
PM Modi in RS: Ambedkar wanted India to industrialiseDuring BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu advised lawmakers not to create controversies by issuing provocative statements.

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Rajnath Singh
Intolerance debate: Never made 'Hindu PM' comment, says RajnathAfter a discussion on the Constitution last week to mark the 125th birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, lawmakers in Parliament are today debating the "intolerance" issue in the country.

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PM Modi
Winter Session Day 2: We should be proud of our Constitution, says PM ModiParliament is meeting for Day 2 of the Winter Session today. Let's see what happens on the second day:

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Rajnath Singh
Winter Session: Secular the most misused word in modern times, says RajnathThe Parliament today saw a stormy start when Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the word 'secular' is the most misused word in the modern times.

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Sonia Gandhi
Ideals of the Constitution are in danger, says Sonia GandhiThe Winter Session of Parliament began today with a two-day special sitting to celebrate Constitution Day in a tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar. The Winter Session is expected to be a stormy with the Opposition set to raise the 'intolerance' issue.

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Sushma Swaraj
Swaraj's statement on Lalit Modi holds no water: CongressUnderlining the emotional aspect of her statement, the external affairs minister added, "If helping a woman cancer patient is a crime, then I admit having committed this crime and am ready to face any punishment from this House for it."

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Lok Sabha
25 of 44 Congress MPs suspended from Lok Sabha, Sonia calls it a Black DayThe suspended leaders, all from the Congress, had been protesting against the government over the Lalit Modi and Vyapam scams.

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Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj breaks silence in Parliament with a denial"I did not request the British government for any travel documents for Lalit Modi. The allegations levelled against me are baseless," Sushma told the Rajya Sabha which was adjourned as soon as she began to speak.

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Sonia Gandhi
Sonia attacks Modi: Mann Ki Baat champion is in Maun Vrat"The Prime Minister is conspicuous by his deafening silence on the blatant transgressions by his External Affairs Minister and two Chief Ministers," the Congress president said.

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No question of Sushma's resignation, says govtHoping to end the deadlock in Parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for an all-party meeting on Monday after the Congress chose to skip the meet called last week.

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Opposition running away from debate: GovernmentThe logjam between the Opposition and the Narendra Modi government over the resignations of Union Minister Sushma Swaraj and two chief ministers crippled functioning of the Parliament for three days.

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Arun Jaitley
#LalitStorm, #VyapamFire rock Rajya Sabha: Jaitley, Yechury throw rules at each otherLeader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, cited rules saying the demand for the resignation of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for nearly 45 deaths in the Vyapam scam is a state law and order issue and therefore outside the purview of Parliament.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
We at least know where Modi is: Jaitley's barb at Rahul's sabbatical"The Congress says that the PM mostly stays outside the nation. Well, at least we know where the PM is," Jaitley said in Lok Sabha.

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Rahul Gandhi
Rahul targets Modi: PM should go to Punjab to see farmers' plight"Modiji loves to go places in India. He can go to Punjab too and meet the farmers there. He will understand their problems," Rahul said in Lok Sabha.

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Farmer from Rajasthan who hanged himself
Gajendra's suicide rocks Parliament, Modi meets key NDA ministersGajendra Singh, a distressed farmer from Dausa in Rajasthan, committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree at New Delhi's Jantar Mantar in the presence of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at an AAP rally. LIVE BLOG

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Rahul Gandhi
Internet being handed over to corporates: Rahul Gandhi in Parliament"Every youth has a right to Internet. One million people have registered for net neutrality. The youth are fighting for it. This government is handing over the Internet to corporates," Rahul said in the House.

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File picture of Rahul and Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi misses Rahul's suit-boot speech in ParliamentSonia earlier in the day met a series of opposition leaders to galvanise support during Rahul's speech.

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Rahul Gandhi
Modi's achche din govt has failed: Rahul Gandhi in Parliament"You talk about strengthening the country, but what is the result of all this? The BJP's way is to say something here, something else there," Rahul said. Full text of Rahul's speech

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Godse unparliamentary word no longer: Lok Sabha SpeakerParliament had decided in 1956 to ban the use of the word 'Godse".

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Uttarakhand floods
Over 6,000 feared dead in Uttarakhand floods, says GovernmentThis is the first time that the Centre has come out with the toll in the large-scale devastation. The Tandava: Nature's Dance of Fury in Lord's Own Valley | Cloudburst to calamity

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Monsoon Session begins today, focus on Food Security OrdinanceAs many as some 40 bills have been listed for consideration and passage in the session, which will have only 12 working days.

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Indian Parliament
Monsoon Session of Parliament to begin after August 15For all practical purposes, the upcoming Monsoon Session will be the last productive session of the UPA-II government before its tenure ends on May 22, 2014.
 
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