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  • Live Updates from Parliament Budget Session: Congress MP Manickam Tagore gave a notice of adjournment motion to Lok Sabha, to discuss the latest date set by the government to link the PAN to the Aadhar card.

Farmers attempt to gherao Union Minister Som Parkash in Hoshiarpur

Updated Mar 23, 2022 3:20 PM IST

Budget session 2022: Parliament witnessed a row on Tuesday as opposition members protested against rising fuel prices after more than four and a half months of hiatus. Meanwhile, the Union cabinet has approved a bill to merge Delhi’s three municipal corporations, a move likely to escalate the struggle between the BJP and the Aam Aadmi party ahead of the municipal elections.

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  • Mar 23, 2022 3:17 p.m. IST

    Government has so far blocked 320 mobile apps: Union Minister Som Parkash

    The government has so far blocked 320 mobile apps under a provision of the Information Technology (IT) Act to ensure a safe, reliable and responsible internet for all its users, Parliament informed on Wednesday .

    In a written response to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Parkash also said that these mobile applications were blocked in the interest of sovereignty, integrity, defense and security. state security.

    In February, 49 apps were reblocked after being relaunched after previously blocked apps were rebranded, he said.

  • March 23, 2022 3:08 PM IST

    Sonia Gandhi urges the Center to relaunch lunch in schools

    Stating that children have been hit the hardest due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Acting Congresswoman Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday urged the Center to restart the midday meal program in schools, saying children needed better nutrition now.

    Highlighting the issue during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, Sonia Gandhi said, “Children have been the most affected due to the pandemic. Schools were the first to be closed and the last to be opened. the meals had ceased. People were receiving rations under the National Food Security Act after the Supreme Court order.

    The Congress speaker said families with children face major crises to earn a living.

  • Mar 23, 2022 1:32 p.m. IST

    Proud moment for India that brought back citizens from Ukraine: Scindia

    “It was a proud moment for India when the whole mechanism under the visionary leadership of Narendra Modi ji worked as a cohesive unit to bring back Indians from war-torn Ukraine,” Scindia said.

  • March 23, 2022 12:45 PM IST

    The civil aviation industry has become a key part of the Indian economy: Scindia

    Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said there had been a lot of changes in the aviation sector over the past 20 to 25 years. Scindia told Lok Sabha that the civil aviation industry has become a key part of India’s economy as airports are now restricted to major cities.

    “In every other country in the world, only 5% of pilots are women. In India, more than 15% of pilots are women. This is another example of empowering women,” he said.

  • March 23, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    BJP MP Hema Malini asks if the government has a plan to promote Sanjhi art

    Hema Malini, a member of Lok Sabha, asked if the government had any plan to encourage artists from Mathura-Vrindavan involved in Sanjhi art.

    “Artists across the country, including Madhubani painters from Bihar, are encouraged by the textile products. I want to ask the Minister of Textile if there are any plans to do the same for artists from Mathura-Vrindavan who are engaged in the art of Sanjhi,” the BJP MP said.

  • Mar 23, 2022 11:29 a.m. IST

    Rajya Sabha adjourned amid ruckus over price hike

    Rajya Sabha was adjourned until noon amid the ruckus created by opposition parties over the price hike.

  • March 23, 2022 10:50 am IST

    Lok Sabha: List of business for today

    • Question time
    • Rule 377 Matters for Consideration
    • Discussion and vote:
      • Subsidy applications under the control of the Ministry of Civil Aviation 2022-23 and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry for 2022-23.
  • Mar 23, 2022 10:33 a.m. IST

    BJP MP Ram Kumar Verma gives zero hours notice to Rajya Sabha

    BJP MP Ram Kumar Verma has given zero hours notice to Rajya Sabha to demand revision of family income eligibility criteria for pre-matric and post-matric scholarships to SC/ST students.

  • Mar 23, 2022 10:08 a.m. IST

    Congressman gives notice of adjournment to discuss fuel price hike

    Congresswoman Shakti Sinh Gohil has given a notice of suspension of business to Rajya Sabha to discuss increases in LPG cooking gas and fuel prices.

  • Mar 23, 2022 9:34 a.m. IST

    Congressmen demonstrate against rising fuel prices

    Congress MPs will hold a protest in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue at 10.15 a.m. against rising prices for domestic gas, petrol and diesel.

Sonia Gandhi calls for the resumption of midday meals in schools

Speaking at Lok Sabha on providing nutritious meals to children, pregnant women and mothers, she called for the resumption of the program under which children receive hot meals.

Sonia Gandhi, President of Congress (Reuters)

Sonia Gandhi, President of Congress (Reuters)

Posted Mar 23, 2022 3:00 PM IST

Lalu Prasad Yadav, released at 3am, back to AIIMS Delhi: report

Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav was brought to AIIMS around 9pm on Tuesday after being referred by a medical adviser from the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ranchi.

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad.  (ANI)

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad. (ANI)

Posted Mar 23, 2022 1:55 PM IST

Food delivery in 10 minutes: yes or no?

Advertisement of 10-minute food delivery by restaurant aggregator Zomato sparked debate among people on social media as well as in real life

Delivery agents cite challenges on the road in response to recent 10-minute food delivery announcement.  (Photo: Anshuman Poyrekar/HT ((Image for representation purposes))

Delivery agents cite challenges on the road in response to recent 10-minute food delivery announcement. (Photo: Anshuman Poyrekar/HT ((Image for representation purposes))

Updated Mar 23, 2022 1:53 PM IST

ByNaina Arora and Siddhi JainNew Delhi

Senior Air Force officer ‘blame’ in accidental missile firing at Pak: report

The officer was in charge of the missile system’s mobile command post when the accidental firing occurred during an Air Command Personnel Inspection (CASI) at his home base.

AVM probing the incident is highly trained and is in charge of operations at Air Force Headquarters.  (Photo/ANI)

AVM probing the incident is highly trained and is in charge of operations at Air Force Headquarters. (Photo/ANI)

Updated Mar 23, 2022 12:19 IST

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