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LS adjourns for the day amid Opposition uproar

LS adjourns for the day amid Opposition uproar

Members from the Congress and the Left, who also sought to raise certain issues, trooped into the Well during the Zero Hour.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
Lok Sabha adjourned till afternoon

Lok Sabha adjourned till afternoon

The Speaker adjourned the house till noon, amid ruckus from both the ruling and opposition benches.

Dec 18, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee a 'guru' who taught generations of MPs: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

President Pranab Mukherjee a 'guru' who taught generations of MPs: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday called outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee a 'guru'.

Jul 23, 2017, 22:56 PM IST
Presidential poll: Close to 99 percent voting recorded, the highest ever

Presidential poll: Close to 99 percent voting recorded, the highest ever

"The voting was close to 99 per cent. I think this would perhaps be the highest ever percentage," returning officer for the election Anoop Mishra said.

Jul 17, 2017, 22:14 PM IST
Presidential election: Sushma Swaraj tweets 2013 Lok Sabha video, says 'This is how Meira Kumar treated Leader of Opposition'

Presidential election: Sushma Swaraj tweets 2013 Lok Sabha video, says 'This is how Meira Kumar treated Leader of Opposition'

On June 22,  Congress leader Meira Kumar was chosen as Opposition's joint candidate against NDA's Ram Nath Kovind for Presidential election.

Jun 25, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan assures development of northeast

The North Eastern Region because of its typical geographic location, lack of connectivity and several other such constraints has for several decades lagged behind in various developmental activities. 

Jun 15, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

Parliament pays homage to late Kerala MP E Ahamed

Lok Sabha speaker speaking live before presentation of Budget. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Feb 01, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus over demonetisation

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day as the Opposition continued to disrupt the House with its demand for a debate under adjournment motion on the issue of demonetisation on Thursday.

Nov 24, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

Lok Sabha Speaker praises Indians staying in New Zealand

Praising the Indian community settled in New Zealand for their overall contribution, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday said India's engagement with the world is not limited to export-import and that India befriends and cooperates in every field.

Sep 21, 2016, 23:35 PM IST
AAP MP Bhagwant Mann writes to LS Speaker, seeks probe against PM Modi for jeopardising national security

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann writes to LS Speaker, seeks probe against PM Modi for jeopardising national security

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann has now sough an inquiry against PM Narendra Modi for allegedly compromising the national security.

Jul 26, 2016, 13:11 PM IST
AAP has become shelter of comedians not having ideology, says BJP

AAP has become shelter of comedians not having ideology, says BJP

Taking a strong exception to Bhagwant Mann for uploading a video on social media showing the Parliament premises and internal security positions, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has become a shelter of comedians which doesn`t have an ideology.

Jul 22, 2016, 09:25 AM IST
Bhagwant Mann video row: LS Speaker seeks report on Parliament security, may summon AAP MP

Bhagwant Mann video row: LS Speaker seeks report on Parliament security, may summon AAP MP

Bhagwant Mann has been accused of violating Parliament security rules by live streaming a video security pickets inside the Parliament House complex on Thursday.

Jul 22, 2016, 04:52 AM IST

Kashmir, terrorism issues raised at all-party meeting: Lok Sabha Speaker

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday said issues like the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir and terrorism were raised at the all-party meeting called by the government during the day.

Jul 17, 2016, 21:42 PM IST

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan launches e-portal for Lok Sabha members

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday launched an e-portal for Lok Sabha members that will enable them to interact with each other and with various branches of the secretariat through e-mail and SMS, and is another step in making work of the Parliament's lower house paperless.

Jul 17, 2016, 21:19 PM IST
Ahead of Parliament's Monsoon Session, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls an all-party meeting

Ahead of Parliament's Monsoon Session, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls an all-party meeting

The stage is set for monsoon session of parliament beginning Monday with the government in an optimistic mood over the possibility of passage of Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill even as all eyes are on Sunday's all-party meeting.

Jul 17, 2016, 09:26 AM IST
Hate speech case: Court issues notice to BJP MP

Hate speech case: Court issues notice to BJP MP

A local court has issued a notice to BJP MP Varun Gandhi asking him to appear in court in connection with a 2009 hate speech case.

Jul 08, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
Guess who just got Rs 48 lakh Jaguar car - Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan!

Guess who just got Rs 48 lakh Jaguar car - Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan!

A Jaguar XE has become the talk of the town here after it became the official car of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

May 28, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

Lok Sabha Speaker should reconsider travelling in Jaguar: Congress

 The Congress on Friday said that Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan should reconsider travelling in an expensive Jaguar car when the country was reeling under an agrarian crisis.

May 27, 2016, 23:56 PM IST
PA Sangama laid to rest, thousands bid tearful farewell

PA Sangama laid to rest, thousands bid tearful farewell

Thousands today bade tearful farewell to former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma as his remains were laid to rest at his hometown Tura, the district headquarters of West Garo Hills.

Mar 07, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma passes away

Former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma died at the age of 68 in New Delhi today. He also served as the chief minister of Meghalaya before being elected as a speaker.

Mar 04, 2016, 17:14 PM IST