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NCP leader Sharad Pawar to fast for a day in solidarity with 8 suspended MPs

The eight MPs were expelled for expressing their opinion, Pawar said, adding the depty chairman did not give priority to (House) rules.

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Third farm bill cleared as Rajya Sabha passes amendments to essential commodities law

Minister Raosaheb Dadarao said the move will boost investment in agriculture sector and will also create more storage capacities to reduce post harvest loss of crops.

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Without comprehensive reforms, UN faces 'crisis of confidence', says PM Narendra Modi

India is among the largest troop contributors to UN Peacekeeping Missions, having provided over 200,000 troops in nearly 50 of the 71 peacekeeping missions.

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Left-wing extremists found in 90 districts in 11 states: MHA

So far, 68 civilians have been killed by extremists in affected districts of the states while 34 security personnel lost their lives during anti-naxal operations during an eight-month-period.

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Parliament passes IIIT amendment bill, giving national importance tag to five new institutes

It will also enable the institutes to attract enough students required to develop a strong research base in the country in the field of information technology.

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Suspended MPs end sit-in, Join Opposition to boycott Rajya Sabha session

Congress MP Nasir Hussain said all eight collectively decided to call off the protest.

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NIA carries out raids in Kashmir in connection with case related to arrested DSP Devender Singh

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) had filed a chargesheet against Singh and others in July for alleged terror activities in the country.

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Drugs probe: NCB summons Deepika Padukone's manager, talent agency CEO

Chitgopekar is the CEO of KWAN talent management agency and Karishma Prakash is employed with the agency, the official said.

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Four MNS leaders arrested for defying COVID-19 curbs in Mumbai

The MNS leaders demanded that common citizens also be allowed to travel in suburban trains.

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IIT Roorkee to get technology hub in cyber-physical systems

Named as ‘ihub’, it will serve as a one-stop solution for 356 fundamental technologies.

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Opposition members in Rajya Sabha stage walkout, demand revocation of MPs suspension

Former PM HD Deve Gowda said the government and Opposition should sit together to run the House.

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India's COVID-19 tally races past 55 lakh, recovery rate rises to 80.86 per cent

The death toll climbed to 88,935 as the virus claimed 1,053 more lives during the same period, according to the data updated at 8 am.

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Two medium-intensity earthquakes jolt Assam

The first earthquake of magnitude 4.4, with its epicentre at 44 km west of Guwahati, occurred at 1.28 am at a depth of 5 km, the officials said.

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Jammu and Kashmir government issues 18.52 lakh domicile certificates

The total number of DCs issued to non-state subjects stands at 59,993, including 17,978 to West Pakistani Refugees, 1,825 to the Balmiki community and 755 to Gorkhas.

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RS Dy Chairman Harivansh to observe 24-hour long fast, says anguished at conduct of Opposition members

Whatever happened in front of me on September 20 has caused unimaginable loss to the dignity of House and Chair, he added.

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