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Congress MP seeks privilege proceedings against Smriti Irani

Manickam Tagore says Union Minister Smriti Irani misled the House intentionally by falsely attributing a statement to Rahul Gandhi. Congress member of the Lok Sabha Manickam Tagore has given a notice of privilege against Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani for allegedly misleading the House on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s remarks about rape. […]

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Lok Sabha passes bill to provide death for child abuse

A bill seeking to provide death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children and greater punishments for other crimes against minors was passed by the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Piloting the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said it aims at making offences against children gender neutral. The Bill, which was […]

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One more accused arrested in murder case of Smriti Irani’s aide

Three other accused, Ramachandra Pasi, Dharamnath Gupta and Naseem, were arrested immediately after the murder. Another accused, Waseem, is on the run. Rajeev Singh, Station Officer, Jamo police station, said Pasi and Waseem were close friends and Atul was a common friend of both. One more of the five named accused in the murder case […]

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Bid adieu to ‘missing MP’, Smriti Irani asks Amethi voters, offers sugar at Rs 13 a kg as deal sweetener

Talking on development, Smriti Irani said despite Rahul Gandhi consistently "abusing" Prime Minister Narendra Modi and calling him a "chor" (thief), the prime minister has never discriminated against the development of Amethi. Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani, pitted against Congress president Rahul Gandhi at his home turf here, Sunday appealed to voters to give farewell […]