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Criticism, dissent part and parcel of democracy: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

The Constitution, she said, guarantees each person the freedom of faith, religion and worship.

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Constitution day: Why no special session, asks Congress

According to sources, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge expressed his party’s reservation about the government’s “unilateral” decision.

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Amarinder, Bajwa meet Sonia and Rahul

Sources close to Amarinder said the meeting went off “very well” while Bajwa termed it “excellent”.

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Centre defends Sebi appointment; Will act judiciously, says Sathe

Sathe said that his political views would have no bearing on how he would function.

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On last day of Monsoon Session, Opposition MPs walk out

After raising slogans for nearly half-an-hour, Congress members along with their colleagues from the Left and TMC staged a walkout.

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The story of how Sushma Swaraj gave it back to RSP MP NK Premachandran

Sushma intervened to tell the House Premchandran himself had written to her for help to the aged mother of an Indian convict in Oman, serving a life sentence for planned robbery and murder.

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Taunt by BJP MP sends Sonia stomping into well: ‘What did he say?’

As the din got louder, the Speaker adjourned the House for almost an hour.

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Impact of protests: Barriers erected in Lok Sabha

The proceedings in the Monsoon Session have been marred by incessant Opposition protests against the government over Lalit Modi and Vyapam issues.

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Rahul Gandhi launches counter-attack after Sushma Swaraj’s stinging reply on Lalit Modi issue

In a spirited fight back, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today tore into Congress, saying it had helped Bofors accused Ottavio Quattrocchi and Bhopal gas leak accused Warren Anderson flee from India and roped in Rajiv Gandhi in this regard.

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LIVE: Government tables GST bill, protesting Congress MPs force adjournment of the House

Live updates from both houses of the Parliament

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Congress isolated? Opp parties say enough disruption, House must run

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has reportedly told Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that he will not support the protests by Congress as he wants the House to function.

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August 8, Forty Years Ago: Above The Law

Among the Central acts included were the Election Laws (Amendment) Act, the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act of 1973 and the Maintenance of Internal Security Act, 1971.

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Day two: one House runs with seats vacant, the other is stalled as usual

Rajya Sabha fails to take up corruption bill; Lok Sabha sees TRS protest and swears in two nominated members.

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Congress finds itself ‘better off outside’

From Trinamool to Left, RJD and Samajwadi Party, Cong scouts for, finds support against suspension.

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The way our lawmakers were suspended was anti-democratic: Sonia Gandhi

Joining the protest was former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was present at the demonstration before the Mahatma Gandhi statue inside Parliament complex.