Lok Sabha passes Bill to reduce salaries of MPs by 30%
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 () The Salary, Allowances, and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020, will replace an ordinance brought earlier by the government as part of measures to mobilise resources for fighting COVID-19. The Bill was introduced in the lower house on Monday.
Politics continues to escalate over the farm related bills passed by the Lok Sabha. Farmers groups have planned to intensify their agitation against the bills and have called for a ‘rail roko’ protest from September 24th onwards. Farmers’ group leaders called on people to unite against the bill...
With India recording the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in the world, the government on Tuesday said that for the past four consecutive days the number of daily recovered cases surpassed the new infections reported per day. Addressing a press briefing, Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said India has the highest number of recovered cases in the world at 44,97,867. "India's COVID-19 cases share is 17.7 per cent of global infections, while those who have recuperated are 19.5 per cent of total recoveries in world. The daily recoveries from COVID-19 more than number of new infections reported per day since past four consecutive days," he said.
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Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Ram Gopal Yadav on September 20 said that the Central government is rushing with the agricultural bills and alleged that it did not even consult any farmers association on the..