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Meenakshi Lekhi


Shashi Tharoor, Meenakshi Lekhi in war of words as House panel questions Twitter

November 20, 2020 11:47 am

The panel asked representatives of the micro-blogging site as to why it did not remove stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra’s tweets on the Supreme Court and a judge, and sought a reply from it in a week.

Twitter apologises to House panel for map showing Ladakh in China

November 19, 2020 12:54 am

The panel, which is examining the Personal Data Protection Bill, had pulled up Twitter last month when its representatives appeared before it to present their views on the legislation.

Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill

October 23, 2020 2:16 pm

Lekhi said that "the panel is unanimous in its opinion that coercive action can be suggested to the government against the e-commerce company".

AAP govt indulging in diversionary tactics: BJP

June 09, 2020 2:13 am

Pointing out that Delhi is third in terms of the total coronavirus cases in the country and has one of the lowest recovery rates, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said, “Many videos testifying the failure of health system of the Delhi government can be seen on social media.”

Parliament: In Delhi riots debate, BJP MPs take a swipe at judges too

March 12, 2020 9:02 am

“Some judges, I will not take their names, think police shouldn’t act until protests turn violent...Under the circumstances, it is difficult to gauge when a peaceful protest will turn violent. Who will decide when will a dharna turn violent?” Lekhi said while participating in the debate.

Seven Congress MPs suspended from Lok Sabha amid outrage over Rajasthan MP's remarks on Sonia Gandhi

March 05, 2020 7:49 pm

Congress members rushed to the Well of the House as soon as Rajasthan MP Hanuman Beniwal said there should be a probe on whether coronavirus is being spread from the ‘home’ of Sonia Gandhi as a large number of people who were found to be affected by the virus are from Italy.

'Even Turks find Taimur a brute, but some name kids after him': Meenakshi Lekhi

January 21, 2020 9:16 pm

Saif Ali Khan has recently been receiving brickbats over a statement made in the context of his film 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior'.

'Literate need to be educated': Meenakshi Lekhi on Satya Nadella's CAA remark

January 14, 2020 5:29 pm

“I think what is happening is sad… It’s just bad…. I would love to see a Bangladeshi immigrant who comes to India and creates the next unicorn in India or becomes the next CEO of Infosys,” Nadella had said on CAA.

Meenakshi Lekhi, Pakistan minister in war of words

January 05, 2020 2:38 am

During a press conference, Lekhi said the gurdwara “is the holiest shrine for Sikhism. Baba Nanak was born there”. Her comments were also posted on Twitter.

Quit plastic, drink water from cupped hands, use 'datun' to brush: Meenakshi Lekhi

September 06, 2019 1:21 pm

"When the vegetable seller would come, we would use a cane basket. No plastic. We have also given up the practice of using datun. Now, all these plastic toothbrushes go to the dustbin and then to the landfill," Meenakshi Lekhi said.


Delhi's Safdarjung Tomb gets architectural illumination

July 22, 2019 7:02 am

To highlight the architecture of the 17th Century monument, including arches and minarets, 213 technologically advanced LED lights are being used. These will consume 62% less electricity as compared to conventional light fixtures.

Calm after storm: Delhi women candidates unwind after hectic campaign

May 15, 2019 10:17 am

After being soaked in hectic election campaigns and rallies for Delhi Lok Sabha polls, the women candidates unwinded in varied ways like running daily errands, spending time with family or reading their favourite book.