Question hour

LS proceedings adjourned for 40 minutes as opposition disrupts Question Hour over farm laws

As soon as the House assembled at 4 PM, members of the Opposition started shouting slogans against the government and the agri laws.

published on : 4th February 2021

Lok Sabha sees two adjournments during question hour

AAP member Bhagwant Mann was among opposition leaders who continued to protest. The Speaker asked him not the cause disruption and cautioned that he will be forced to take action against him.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Lok Sabha to sit on February 13 instead of February 15, no Question Hour

The LS Secretariat also said there would be no Question Hour on February 13 and the notices by members to raise questions on February 15 would stand lapsed.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Session off to stormy start over Question Hour

Rajnath Singh said that all parties who were protesting had agreed to it when he had sought their approval.

published on : 15th September 2020

Agenda for democratic reforms

Ironic, but it is true that democracy as a system of governance has still not been able to secure a true enduring popular mandate.

published on : 15th September 2020

Lok Sabha adopts motion to do away with Question Hour, private members' business

Criticising the move, the opposition led by the Congress said that Question Hour is the golden hour of the House.

published on : 14th September 2020

Question Hour row: TMC says 'unjust' to compare 2-day state Assembly with Monsoon Session of Parliament

CPM politburo member Mohammed Salim said the state's ruling dispensation should stop throwing crumbs at opposition parties.

published on : 5th September 2020

Question mark hangs over Question Hour

Business advisory panel will take decision

published on : 4th September 2020

Written Q&A in Parl instead of Question Hour is like 'throwing breadcrumbs': TMC

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the upcoming Monsoon Session scheduled to begin from September 14 will not have Question Hour and private member's business in both the houses of Parliament.

published on : 3rd September 2020

'No Question Hour': Opposition leaders step up attack on govt

Congress again hit out at the decision with party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala alleging that it was an attempt to "throttle democracy" and "enchain" parliamentary system.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Sena supports govt on no Question Hour in Parliament monsoon session

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that other platforms to question the government are always available.

published on : 3rd September 2020

BJP using COVID-19 as excuse to cancel Question Hour: NCP

The NCP also called for using other electronic means to let parliamentarians question the Centre.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Thomas condemns move to ban Question Hour during monsoon session

K V Thomas,  former union minister, has condemned the Central government’s decision to do away with the Question Hour during the monsoon session beginning on September 14.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Opposition creating fake narrative on Question Hour suspension: BJP

Rajya Sabha member and BJP media head Anil Baluni said that the uproar caused by opposition members over the Question Hour suspension is nothing but a "masterclass in hypocrisy".

published on : 3rd September 2020

TMC MP shouldn't level such allegations during pandemic: BJP chief whip in Rajya Sabha

In the wake of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no question hour and private members' business during the monsoon session, according to a notification issued by the Rajya Sabha secretariat.

published on : 2nd September 2020
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