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Aug 11, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

Youth Congress seeks to justify protest against LS speaker

The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) on Sunday said its protest against Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan was "right" and its leaders were prepared to justify their action if summoned to reply to a parliamentary privilege motion.

Aug 09, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Lok Sabha will not shift timing of Question Hour: Speaker

The Lok Sabha will not be shifting the timing of Question Hour, as is being planned by the Rajya Sabha from the Winter Session beginning Monday, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said.

Nov 23, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

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".

Aug 20, 2014, 00:25 AM IST

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.

Mar 03, 2014, 21:06 PM IST

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.

Feb 18, 2013, 16:45 PM IST

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.

Apr 04, 2012, 21:02 PM IST

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.

Nov 02, 2011, 00:14 AM IST

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.

May 04, 2011, 15:59 PM IST

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.

Mar 08, 2011, 13:26 PM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2010, 11:21 AM IST

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.

Oct 20, 2010, 13:43 PM IST

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.

Jul 18, 2010, 21:17 PM IST

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.

Jun 20, 2010, 19:14 PM IST

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.

Jun 20, 2010, 09:34 AM IST

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.

May 26, 2010, 09:58 AM IST

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.

May 01, 2010, 16:13 PM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2010, 19:09 PM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2010, 21:32 PM IST

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.

Feb 08, 2010, 18:17 PM IST

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