LS, RS MPs can now admit 10 students in Kendriya Vidyalayas

MPs would now get to admit as many as 10 students in Kendriya Vidyalayas.

MPs want say in deciding their salary and allowances

MPs from most parties on Thursday insisted that they should have the final say in determining their salaries and emoluments through a Parliamentary Committee even as Government sets up an independent mechanism to make recommendations on it.

Govt proposes 3-member commission to recommend salaries of MPs

The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has proposed a three-member independent committee to review salaries and other allowances for MPs.

Thailand sets impeachment vote date for former MPs

Thailand`s junta-picked parliament Thursday will vote next week on the impeachment of 248 ex-lawmakers, the majority from the ousted ruling party of Yingluck Shinawatra, in a move that could decimate her family`s political base.

Parliament deadlock: Union Minister Niranjan Jyoti favours 'no work, no pay' for MPs

Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Tuesday endorsed the suggestion made by her colleague Mahesh Sharma of a 'no work no pay' policy for MPs if the Parliament does not function.

BJP MPs move privilege motion against Robert Vadra

In an apparent bid to counter the Opposition's demand for resignations of BJP ministers, two party parliamentarians on Thursday moved a privilege motion against Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. The Congress reacted, saying it never indulged in revenge politics when it was in power.

The prevailing VVIP culture among Indian politicians!

This episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' discussed the VVIP treatment given to ministers and MPs in India.

The prevailing VVIP culture in Indian politicians!- Part II

This episode of 'Taal Thok Ke' discussed the VVIP treatment given to ministers and MPs in India.

No move to cut privileges enjoyed by MPs at airports: Govt

MPs and other VIPs will continue to enjoy facilities like a reserved lounge at international and domestic terminals besides being served tea, coffee and water free of charge at airports.

Labour panel pitches for enhancing old age pension

Besides, some Members of Parliament on the panel suggested that stringent provisions be made to ensure that workers get their minimum wages as per the law.

Australian PM Abbott defiant as MPs call for his head

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was fighting for his job Wednesday after backbenchers publicly called for a Liberal Party vote on his leadership following months of tensions stoked by fading poll numbers and policy backflips.

Andhra Pradesh MPs demand new trains, better facilities

Andhra Pradesh parliamentarians sought better connectivity between Rayalaseema districts and the new capital around Vijayawada in their meeting with the South Central Railways (SCR) General Manager here.

Concern in Lok Sabha over unauthorised occupants eviction bill

A bill to evict unauthorised occupants from public premises was taken up for consideration in the Lok Sabha on Monday with the members expressing concern that the government might misuse powers to harass MPs.

Seat upgrade, more free baggage for MPs: AI expresses inability

Air India has expressed inability to upgrade seats of MPs to business class or carry their extra baggage for free, especially in flights which have all upper class seats booked by paid passengers.

Model Parliament for students

To encourage and involve the youth in the policy making process at the national level, a model Parliament is being organised in Delhi. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports

Feel like spitting on insane MPs' faces: Ved Pratap Vaidik

Senior journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik on Sunday set off a fresh controversy by calling the MPs, who criticised his meeting with 26/11 attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, ‘insane' , adding that he feels like "spitting on their faces".

Home Ministry asks states to fast-track cases against MPs, MLAs
Home Ministry asks states to fast-track cases against MPs, MLAs

The Home Ministry has asked all state governments to speed up cases against MPs and MLAs facing charges which attract disqualification, directing them to seek day-to-day trial in courts, appoint special public prosecutors and ensure regular monitoring.

Fifty BJP MPs stage dharna against UP government

Fifty BJP MPs from the state staged a dharna here to protest against "the failure of law and order, prevailing power crisis and increasing crimes against women" under the Samajwadi Party (SP) government.

BJP, Sena MPs to attend Monsanto-funded study tour in US: Report

A group of members of Parliament (MPs) from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena are reportedly going to the US on a week-long study tour on genetically modified (GM) technology.

Please, for God`s sake, maintain dignity of Parliament: President to MPs

On a day when TMC and TDP members fought over a room in Parliament, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the MPs to maintain its dignity, honour and prestige.