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Sumitra Mahajan or MM Joshi: Who will become Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha?

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 19:20

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader and Lok Sabha MP from Indore, Sumitra Mahajan`s name is reoccuring within the party for the post of Speaker in the Lower House of Parliament, as per sources.

Pepper spray attack: MPs likely to be frisked before entering Parliament

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 06:02

In the wake of pepper spray attack incident that led to complete pandemonium in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Lok Sabha Speaker has directed the Committee on Security to convene an emergency meeting on Monday to consider various options, which includes frisking of MPs, to prevent a repeat of such shameful incident.

Frequent disruptions in Parliament matter of concern: Meira Kumar

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 21:45

Meira Kumar said frequent disruptions in Parliament over frivolous issues has lowered the credibility of the institution.

Resignations of 13 Andhra MPs rejected by Lok Sabha Speaker

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 19:22

The Speaker held that the resignations were "not voluntary or genuine", an official announcement said.

India`s caste system needs to be destroyed: Meira Kumar

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 22:56

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said the caste system in India has cuased "unimaginable harm" to the society and needs to be destroyed completely.

No headway in evolving consensus on women`s bill: LS Speaker

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 16:22

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Tuesday said her efforts to evolve a consensus on the passage of the long-pending women`s reservation bill had not made `any headway`.

Congress appeals to opposition not to repeat disruption of Parliament

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 21:25

Ahead of the all party-meeting called by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar tomorrow, Congress appealed to Opposition parties "not to repeat" the trend of disruption witnessed in last sesssion of Parliament.

Peruvian parliamentarian team meets LS Speaker

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 18:47

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday appreciated Peru`s support to India`s bid for permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council.

Koda exempted from disclosing his assets by LS Spe

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 16:36

The exemption was given on a request by Madhu Koda to the Speaker but the grounds of request have not been made public.

LS Speaker for strict punishment to those ostracising rape victims

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 21:58

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday pitched for steps to help rape survivors recover from the trauma.

Rehabilitate rape victim first: Lok Sabha Speaker

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 20:35

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday said it is imperative to help victims of sex crimes recover from the trauma and restore their self-confidence.

Judiciary has to find out ways to clear pending cases: Speaker

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 23:21

A large number of cases remain pending at various levels, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said on Wednesday.