Deepender Hooda: News

Deepender Singh Hooda is an Indian politician who is serving as the Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from Haryana, as of 2021. He has served as a four-term MP from the Indian National Congress. He has also served three terms as a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Rohtak from 2005 to 2019. Hooda was born on January 4, 1978, in Delhi and holds a degree in law from Campus Law Center, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi. Hooda’s father Bhupinder Singh Hooda was the former Chief Minister of Haryana and Hooda is the fourth generation of his family to be in public service. Hooda entered politics in 2005 and was the youngest parliamentarian at that time. During the 2005 by-elections from Rohtak, he was first elected into the Lower House of the Parliament. During his tenure of 15 years as Rohtak MP, Hooda has helped to establish India’s largest cancer institute at Jhajjar, an IIT extension campus, an IIM, FDDI, and IHM in his constituency. In 2011, he was named the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader.

31 Jul 2020

Haryana

Team Rahul blames Old Guard for decline at Congress meet

A virtual meeting of Congress parliamentarians on Thursday turned into a war of words between leaders, said to be close to ex-party President Rahul Gandhi, and the ministers of UPA-II, who worked under former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, multiple reports said.

23 Mar 2020

India

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die amid coronavirus crisis

With coronavirus positive cases continuing to rise across India, the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Monday after the Finance Bill, 2020, was passed without discussion.

21 Mar 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

29 Aug 2019

Twitter

Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders

Congress has finally woken up from its slumber, or so it seems. The party, which was decimated in the Lok Sabha polls, has launched a hunt for its social media head.

19 Aug 2019

Jammu

Congress has lost its way: Hooda supports BJP's Kashmir move

In a major blow to Congress, one of its stalwarts on Sunday openly supported the Centre's decision to annul Article 370 and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.

08 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday, to explain his government's move of removing special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and splitting the state into two Union Territories.

07 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

#Article370Scrapped: Congress says no government can change J&K's status

Congress is not moving an inch from its stand on Article 370. The grand old party on Tuesday reiterated that no government can change the status of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it "acceded" to India as one state.

06 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

#Article370Scrapped: RaGa's 'friend' Jyotiraditya Scindia supports BJP's Kashmir move

In a huge blow to Congress and its former president Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia supported the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

16 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh

#MeToo: Accused of sexual harassment, NSUI President resigns

Fairoz Khan, the President of National Students' Union of India (NSUI), has resigned amid the sexual harassment charges leveled against him.

30 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill, rejects RS amendments

The Lok Sabha passed the Finance Bill, without accepting any of the 5 amendments suggested by the Rajya Sabha.

30 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha

Opposition forces 5 amendments to Finance Bill in RS

The opposition forced 5 amendments to the Finance Bill to be adopted by the Rajya Sabha, in what is seen as a setback to the Centre.

22 Mar 2017

Lok Sabha

2017 Finance bill to undergo major reforms

Arun Jaitley suggested a major overhaul in finance bill to bring about electoral reforms.