Congress leaders and MPs have been staging demonstrations against their former president's questioning by the ED in a money-laundering case pertaining to the National Herald newspaper.
Gandhi appeared before the ED on Wednesday for the third consecutive day of questioning in the National Herald money laundering case, with the agency seeking answers about his 'personal role'.
Congress' Adhir, Suresh write to Om Birla; raise 'targeted harassment', breach of privilege of Karti Chidambaram
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that during the present regime, the opposition members are being targeted and intimidated and their parliamentary privileges are being breached.
Karti Chidambaram writes to Lok Sabha Speaker over 'breach of parliamentary privilege' amid CBI raids
Karti Chidambaram's letter to Birla comes amid his questioning by the CBI on allegations of bribe in issuance of visas to 263 Chinese workers in 2011.
The cyber thugs had sent messages to MPs and others seeking money using the numbers which carried the Speaker’s image.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's office said a fake WhatsApp account was created in his name and the matter has been reported to authorities concerned.
The Odisha Police have arrested three people in the state for their alleged links with cyber criminals who had created a fake WhatsApp identity of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.
Om Birla at Commonwealth meet: International issues must be resolved through mutual dialogue, diplomacy
Referring to climate change, Birla emphasized India’s commitment to achieving the targets approved under COP26.
Birla said every citizen of the country should devote themselves for the welfare of the people and law makers should set the highest standards through their behaviour and conduct.
With the two resignations, the SP now has three members in Lok Sabha, including party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav.
The issue was first raised by Congress MP Manish Tewari who said the 10 seats quota for the MPs is inadequate as they receive a lot of requests for recommendations for central schools seats.
The three places where the incidents occurred fell under the Kunhari and Udhyog Nagar police station areas of Kota.
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla met on Tuesday and discussed the seating arrangements for the second part of the budget session.
The BJP leaders complained that a section of the media, run by the family of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, was spewing venom on BJP leaders, including Modi.
Ministers should respond to questions precisely and in appropriate manner: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla suggested that Union Ministers should respond to the queries precisely and come well prepared to the House.