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"Proud Andolanjeevi": P Chidambaram, Others Give PM Jibe Life Of Its Own

February 10, 2021
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Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today sought to wear "Andolanjeevi", a term pejoratively used in Parliament two days ago, as a compliment. Purportedly aimed at those irresistibly drawn to mass agitations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had used it on Monday in the context of the ongoing fa | Read more|

Protest But Come To Parliament: Minister On President's Address Boycott

January 29, 2021
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Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday appealed to the opposition parties boycotting the President's address ahead of the budget session to respect the institution that is the President's office. He asked the protesting parties to discuss the president's address and any other issues they have and | Read more|

Banning Trump "Sets Precedent I Feel Is Dangerous": Twitter's Jack Dorsey

January 14, 2021
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Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday that banning President Donald Trump from its social media platform after last week's violence at the U.S. Capitol was the "right decision," but said it sets a dangerous precedent. San Francisco-based Twitter last week removed Trump's account, which had 88 millio | Read more|

"PM Lost Support": Nepal Parliament Dissolved Amid Ruling Party Feud

December 20, 2020
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Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari today dissolved the country's parliament on the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli following a political stalemate over an executive order issued last week. The decision to seek the disbandment of the House of Representatives was taken at an emergency meeting of the Cabin | Read more|