Rajya Sabha passes SPG Amendment Bill amid walkout by Congress

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill was passed through a voice vote. However, the Congress staged walkout from the House. After this, the SPG cover will be provided to the incumbent Prime Minister and his immediate family living with him at the official residence. Also, ex-PMs and their respective family members will get the SPG cover only if they live at the official residence. The MHA will have the right to review SPG cover for former PM after five years from the day of retirement.

Breaking news about Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis quits as chief minister hours after Supreme Court ordered Maharashtra floor test tomorrow Soon after his deputy Ajit Pawar resigned, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis fronted the media explaining how his party had the mandate to form the government. ‘In elections clear majority was given to Mahayuti and BJP got maximum 105 seats. We…