LoP status: Congress calls Speaker`s decision unfair

Congress on Tuesday reacted sharply to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan`s decision rejecting the Leader of Opposition status in Lok Sabha and said it is "unfair and blatantly paritisan".

IAS KP Ramaiah joins JD(U) to take on LS Speaker Meira Kumar

Retired Bihar cadre IAS officer KP Ramaiah joined JD(U) amid indication that he would take on Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in Sasaram Lok Sabha seat.

LS Speaker to hold all-party meet on Feb 20 for smooth session

With Opposition poised to attack the government on a host of issues, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has convened an all-party meeting on Wednesday.

LS Speaker lashes out at critics of democracy

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar
on Wednesday lashed out at those who criticise the functioning of
Indian democracy and seek change.

LS Speaker leads Parliamentary delegation to Iran

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar
is leading a Parliamentary delegation to Iran where she is
scheduled to meet President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

2G scam: Speaker examining Joshi’s ‘PAC report’

Speaker Meira Kumar
appears to be in no hurry to decide whether the "document"
submitted by PAC chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on its scrutiny
into the 2G scam issue is indeed the report of the committee.

Woman power: MPs get dose of Meira Kumar`s anger

She is often heard pleading for order in the Lok Sabha in her soft voice, but on Tuesday - when the world celebrated International Women`s Day - Speaker Meira Kumar sounded unusually furious at some male lawmakers.

Parliament impasse: Speaker calls all party meet

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will meet leaders of all political parties on Tuesday in an effort to resolve the stand-off in Parliament over the Opposition demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G scam.

LS Speaker Meira Kumar calls all-party meet

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will meet leaders of all political parties on Wednesday to ensure the ``smooth functioning`` of the House during the Winter Session of Parliament.

LS Speaker solves Alagiri`s `language` problem

Union minister M K Alagiri
will no longer have to fight shy of Parliament on the ground
that he is not well-versed in English or Hindi.

LS Speaker calls for proficient management of Legislatures

Saying that responsibilities of
Presiding Officers of modern Legislatures have increased and
diversified manifold, Meira Kumar today
called for proficient management of the affairs of the Houses
throughout the country.

LS Speaker to inaugurate 75th Presiding Officers` meet

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will inaugurate the 75th All India Presiding Officers` Conference beginning here from Sunday.

LS Speaker on four-day Bhutan visit from today

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, who embarks on a four-day visit to Bhutan on Wednesday, will address the joint session of the Bhutanese Parliament on Friday.

People with courage should enter politics: LS Speaker

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar
on Saturday said people with courage, conviction and commitment to a
cause should enter the political arena for taking forward the
development agenda in the era of liberalisation.

LS Speaker going into CPI member`s demand for cut motions

Speaker Meira Kumar is going into
a demand by CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta for allowing cut
motions on the Demands for Grants of any Ministry instead of
only those taken up in the House.

LS Speaker convenes meeting of leaders on Feb 20

Ahead of the Budget session of
Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has convened a
meeting of leaders of all political parties on February 20 to
ensure smooth running of the nearly three-month long session.

LS Speaker for consensus on Women`s Reservation Bill

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Monday
said all political parties and government should arrive at a
consensus and take a decision on the long-pending Women`s
Reservation Bill.

LS Speaker recognises Sushma as Leader of Opposition

BJP leader Sushma Swaraj was
Monday recognised as the Leader of the Opposition by Lok Sabha
Speaker Meira Kumar.

LS Speaker calls meeting over MPs` housing woes

With many new MPs unable to get
possession of their allotted houses, Speaker Meira Kumar has
called for a joint meeting of the Urban Development Ministry
and the Lok Sabha Housing Committee Chairman to sort out the
issue.

India to resolve China border issue through talks: LS Spkr

LS Speaker said that New Delhi is committed to resolving the boundary
question with Beijing through peaceful negotiations.