Latest live news: At all-party meeting, Opposition seeks debate on Pegasus

Joseph B. Hash

Latest live news: Opposition parties demanded Parliament discuss the Pegasus snooping scandal, price rise and unemployment, PTI reported on Sunday about a customary meeting held before Winter Session begins tomorrow. 

Opposition leaders at the all-party meeting also raised the issue of extended jurisdiction of the Border Security Force in some states, including West Bengal. The Trinamool Congress raised the issue of bringing giving legal support to minimum support price for crops and disinvestment of profitable state-owned firms.

Indians seeking to be job creators and not job seekers marks a turning point in the country’s economic history, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his Mann Ki Baat radio show on Sunday.

India recorded 8,774 new cases of Covid-19 and 621 deaths in 24 hours, said the health ministry on Sunday as the country steps up testing for a new variant of the virus that causes the disease. Active cases fell to their lowest in 543 days.


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