India News | NDTV | Tuesday May 12, 2015
As union minister Harsimrat Kaur responded to Rahul Gandhi's concerns over the scrapping of a food park in his constituency Amethi, Congress MPs protested loudly. "Why are there five interventions on one statement?" Deepender Hooda said in the Lok Sa...
India News | Thursday May 7, 2015
US ambassador to India Richard Verma met Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan at Parliament House this morning, even as his comments on the Centre imposing restrictions on international agencies like Greenpeace and the Ford Foundation drew fire from pol...
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday April 28, 2015
After an attack by opposition legislators, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today postponed the discussion and vote on the Goods and Services Tax bill till next week. This makes it difficult for the government to pass the crucial constitutional amen...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 24, 2015
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Thursday that steps were being taken to ensure better security in the parliament complex, after a report by a committee on security arrangements.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 24, 2015
Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Thursday termed the suicide of a farmer at an Aam Admi Party or AAP rally in Delhi a "shame for the nation".
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday April 23, 2015
The Opposition united yet again in Parliament today, this time to protest against Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision to expunge an Aam Aadmi Party member's comment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a debate on a farmer's death at ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
The word 'Godse' is no longer unparliamentary except in reference to 'Nathuram Godse', Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has ruled.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday February 22, 2015
An all-party meeting has been convened this evening by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan ahead of the Budget session of Parliament on Monday which is expected to be a stormy affair. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to attend that meeting which ...
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Doctors had to be called in today to the Lok Sabha, when a lawmaker from the CPM, who was protesting in the well of the House, fell ill with high blood pressure. The House was then adjourned till 4 pm.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 18, 2014
The Congress on Thursday accused the government of pushing through bills without following established norms.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 13, 2014
On the anniversary of the 2001 attack on Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and other parliamentarians paid tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives during the deadly terror attack.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday December 12, 2014
Pakistani MPs who visited Parliament on Friday complained they were not given a proper welcome and were ignored by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
India News | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Thursday December 4, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday rejected angry calls to dismiss a minister whose derogatory comment about religious minorities has paralyzed Parliament with the opposition uniting in angry protests.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Sunday November 23, 2014
Lawmakers of the Trinamool Congress or TMC are not attending the all-party meeting convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu today, ahead of the beginning of the crucial Winter Session of Parliament on Monday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 23, 2014
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan hold all-party meeting to discuss upcoming Winter Session.
India News | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday August 23, 2014
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today defended her decision to deny the Leader of Opposition or LoP's post to the Congress, a day after the Supreme Court expressed its concern about the crucial post remaining vacant.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Delhi High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha to disqualify 11 Shiv Sena Members of Parliament for allegedly force-feeding a fasting Muslim employ...
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday August 19, 2014
The Congress has officially been told today that it will not be entitled to claim the post of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has conveyed her decision in writing to Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 15, 2014
Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today hosted the customary 'At Home' reception which was attended by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai and many other leaders.
India News | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Wednesday August 13, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa called the Prime Minister this evening to thank him for enabling the election of her partyman, M Thambidurai, as the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday August 13, 2014
M Thambidurai, a leader of J Jayalalithaa's AIADMK, has been elected as the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha; his candidature was backed both by the government and the opposition.
India News | Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday August 12, 2014
The Lok Sabha Speaker has had to step in to defuse a room crisis in Parliament, which saw nameplates being flung as lawmakers from the Trinamool Congress and the Telugu Desam Party engaged in an unseemly row over occupancy.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Lawmakers from the Trinamool Congress and the Telugu Desam Party engaged in an unseemly row over Room number 5 in Parliament House today.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj will propose the name of M Thambidurai from J Jayalalithaa's AIADMK for the post of Deputy Speaker in the Lok Sabha.