India has no plans to ask Facebook and Google to pay for news content

The Indian government has confirmed that it has no plans yet to make tech giants Facebook and Google pay local publishers for news content. The response from the Indian government comes after the matter was brought up during the ongoing winter session of the Parliament. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Union Minister of State for…

Suspension of MPs against the rule, Opposition to discuss future course of action today: Kharge

Opposition parties will meet today to discuss the future course of action after 12 MPs were suspended from Rajya Sabha for the rest of the Winter Session on Monday, Mallikarjun Kharge said. “MPs were suspended against the rules of the House,” Kharge said, adding that “the question of offering an…

Govt ready to answer all questions, Oppn must maintain peace: PM Modi ahead of Winter Session of Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the government is ready to answer all questions of the Opposition and urged them to maintain peace in the House. He said, ” The Opposition can be vocal about the government, but must not disrespect the House.” “This is an important session of the Parliament. The…

Covid deaths and compensation: Rahul Gandhi opens new front against Modi govt for Parliament session

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has opened a new front to target the Narendra Modi government during the Winter Session of Parliament on the issue of deaths caused by Covid-19. Rahul Gandhi is likely to lead the Congress in Parliament in demanding compensation to each of the affected families. Sources in the Congress said…