Lok Sabha Speaker

Monsoon session of Parliament to start from July 19, conclude on August 13: LS speaker Om Birla

Addressing a press conference in the parliament complex, Birla said 323 MPs have been fully vaccinated against the virus, while 23 have not been able to take their first jab due to some medical reason

published on : 12th July 2021

YSRC urges LS Speaker to act on MP disqualification

The inordinate delay in acting on the petition is causing injustice to the people of Narasaputam as they are being represented by a person who is ineligible, the MP claimed.

published on : 24th June 2021

Share details of relief work done during COVID-19 pandemic: Lok Sabha Speaker to MPs

Birla, in a letter to all the MPs, said it is the duty of parliamentarians to stand with people in this severe crisis and help them in every respect.

published on : 8th June 2021

Parliament, Assemblies worked together amid COVID, contributed to govt's efforts: Om Birla

Birla said this collective cooperation is our source of strength. We should strengthen our collective efforts and try to make them even more effective.

published on : 25th February 2021

Meghalaya CM Conrad K Sangma invites Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to visit state

Conrad K Sangma called on Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and informed him about the progress of construction of new Meghalaya Assembly building.

published on : 9th February 2021

Parliament's budget session will begin soon: Lok Sabha speaker

According to the speaker, the government will issue guidelines about the vaccination of parliamentarians before the start of the session.

published on : 8th January 2021

Smooth transition of power in India after every election post-independence: Lok Sabha Speaker

Birla also said the country cannot be empowered without strengthening the Panchayati Raj institutions and making them more accountable to the people.

published on : 8th January 2021

TMC writes to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla seeking disqualification of MP who joined BJP

The TMC urged Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to disqualify party MP Sunil Kumar Mondal, who switched sides to the BJP in December.

published on : 6th January 2021

In democracy, there can be difference of opinion among institutions: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Addressing the All India Presiding Officers' Conference at Tent City, he said constitution provides the basis for the functioning of parliament and state assemblies according to people's aspirations.

published on : 25th November 2020

TDP MPs demand special status for Andhra, hold protest inside Lok Sabha Speaker's chamber

High drama was witnessed in the Central Hall of Parliament as well as in the Rajya Sabha yesterday when Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs protested for the status to Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 6th April 2018

Triple talaq verdict a step towards justice to women: Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said she was very happy as a woman with the judgement of the apex court.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Meira Kumar: Seven things to know about the Opposition's Presidential Candidate 

Elected unopposed, Meira Kumar’s elevation as Speaker was emblematic in a way, reflecting the progress in the mindset of India, where a woman from a Dalit community, finally got a post of prominence.

published on : 22nd June 2017