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BJP lawmaker Virendra Kumar to be interim Lok Sabha speaker
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BJP lawmaker Virendra Kumar to be interim Lok Sabha speaker

According to reports, Bharatiya Janata Party's Dr. Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim speaker for the 17th Lok Sabha.
#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked
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#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.
Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark
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Not directed at Jaya: Akhilesh defends Azam Khan's 'underwear' remark

A day after senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan sparked a row by insulting his Rampur opponent Jaya Prada, party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the comment wasn't meant for her.
No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters
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No votes, no work: Maneka Gandhi threatens Muslim voters

Senior BJP leader and Union Minister Maneka Gandhi was caught on camera threatening Muslim voters in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, from where she will contest polls this time.
BJP MLA calls Mayawati 'worse than eunuch', BSP hits back
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BJP MLA calls Mayawati 'worse than eunuch', BSP hits back

A controversy erupted after a BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh made offensive remarks on BSP Chief Mayawati saying she was 'worse than a eunuch'.
#MeTooImpact: AIR employee, accused of harassment, found guilty
India

#MeTooImpact: AIR employee, accused of harassment, found guilty

An employee of All India Radio (AIR), who was accused of sexual harassment by at least nine women, was found guilty. The National Commission of Women informed about it on Friday and said the employee has been demoted and his salary reduced.
Hope Rajya Sabha passes anti-trafficking bill: Maneka Gandhi
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Hope Rajya Sabha passes anti-trafficking bill: Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today expressed hope that the proposed anti-trafficking bill would be passed by the Rajya Sabha in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament.
Soon, accused to get 5-year-jail for possessing child-porn, no bail
India

Soon, accused to get 5-year-jail for possessing child-porn, no bail

The new proposed amendments in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) plan to crack down on child pornography.
#MeToo in AIR: Maneka Gandhi orders probe after allegations surface
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#MeToo in AIR: Maneka Gandhi orders probe after allegations surface

After numerous sexual harassment allegations surfaced against All India Radio employees, Woman and Child Development (WCD) minister Maneka Gandhi has asked the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to probe the accusations.

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