Lok Sabha

Amid political drama, 'shayri' keeps Parliament atmosphere light

In the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha (from June 17 to August 6, 2019), in around 189 instances the MPs used poems, verses, shlokas and shayri during the heated arguments.

published on : 6th December 2019

Allahabad HC dismisses election petition against PM Modi's Varanasi win in Lok Sabha polls

Tej Bahadur Yadav, a dismissed CRPF constable, whose candidature for rejected had challenged the same had requested the court to declare the election of Modi null and void.

published on : 6th December 2019

Currently there is no menopause policy for women employees in government, private sectors: Union minister Smriti Irani

Consultations with stakeholders and experts and careful consideration of all aspects of the matter is required, the Union Women and Child Development Minister said.

published on : 6th December 2019

MPs in Lok Sabha unanimously seek tough action in gang rape cases

Asking for strict action in such crimes, the MP urged that such issues should not be sensationalised.

published on : 6th December 2019

Government seeks apology from Congress MPs for behaviour towards Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha

Irani was speaking in the Lok Sabha on the Unnao rape issue when she was interrupted by two Congress MPs who apparently got up from their seats and rushed towards the treasury benches.

published on : 6th December 2019

Ram temple being built when Sita set ablaze: Congress walks out over Unnao incident from LS

Whatever happened in Telegana and Unnao are shameful and accused should be hanged, but these incidents should not be used for doing politics, minister Smriti Irani said.

published on : 6th December 2019

Citizenship Bill: BJP confident of smooth sail in Parliament, Opposition divided

According to sources, the Congress has asked the NCP to talk to the Sena on the issue.

published on : 6th December 2019

If there is fall in auto sales then why are there traffic jams, asks BJP MP Virendra Singh

Mast, a Member of Parliament from Ballia in Uttar Pradesh said that an atmosphere of the economic slowdown is being created to defame the government.

published on : 5th December 2019

Congress, IUML give adjournment motion notice in LS over ITBP personnel killing

On Wednesday, an ITBP soldier deployed in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur opened fire, killing five of his colleagues before shooting himself dead.

published on : 5th December 2019

TRS MP Gaddam Ranjith Reddy asks Centre in Lok Sabha to focus on Telugu states

The Chevella MP said that the pleas by Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were not considered for additional LPG quota.

published on : 5th December 2019

Adhir Chowdhury urges Lok Sabha speaker to lead all-party MP delegation to Kashmir

Speaking in the Lower House, Chowdhury said it is important that MPs be allowed to visit the Valley.

published on : 4th December 2019

Union Cabinet approves extension of SC/ST reservation in Lok Sabha, state assemblies for 10 years

Sources aware of the provisions said the reservation for members of the Anglo-Indian community has been done away with 'for the time being.'

published on : 4th December 2019

Union Cabinet approves SC/ST reservation in Lok Sabha, state assemblies for another 10 years

The reservation for these categories in the LS and the assemblies was to expire on January 25, 2020.

published on : 4th December 2019

ASI plans museum at Delhi's Purana Qila complex for items excavated across India

The new facility will be set up in the arched cells, currently under renovation, along the south-western portion of the fortification of the 16th century fort, and is scheduled to be opened by April 2

published on : 4th December 2019

Absentee MPs won't get chance to ask supplementaries: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

The Speaker's ruling came after he found that Shiv Sena member Prataprao Ganpatrao Jadhav remained absent after giving his name for asking a supplementary question.

published on : 3rd December 2019
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