Lok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm amid protests over Lakhimpur violence

The Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned until 2 pm after the Opposition disrupted the Question Hour demanding action against Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra’s whose son is an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. “We want justice,” shouted the MPs of Congress, DMK and Left parties while…

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to Mamata Banerjee, demands revision of Bengal Covid-19 toll

Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday wrote to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanding her government to “revise” the Covid-19 death toll in the state with “immediate effect”. In the letter, Chowdhury alleged that the West Bengal government “has gone…

Kashmir: Hurriyat calls for bandh tomorrow over civilian deaths in Hyderpora encounter

The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) called for a bandh (shutdown) in Kashmir on Friday over the death of two civilians in the Hyderpora encounter. In a statement released on Thursday, the party called for a bandh in support of the families who earlier staged a protest, demanding the bodies of the two civilians.…

Under India’s Presidency, UN Security Council’s Resolution on Afghanistan

United Nations:  The UN Security Council, under India’s Presidency, adopted a strong resolution demanding that territory of Afghanistan not be used to threaten any country or shelter terrorists and that it expects the Taliban will adhere to commitments made by it regarding the safe and orderly departure from…