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.

Scuffle inside Parliament over office space; TMC MPs forcibly evict TDP parliamentarians

TMC and TDP MPs got engaged in an ugly scuffle inside Parliament complex on Tuesday, over the issue of office space.

Amit Shah asks BJP MPs to remain connected with voters

New BJP president Amit Shah Thursday warned party MPs against any disconnect with voters and asked them to remain connected ahead of the forthcoming Assembly Elections in four states and bypolls in some other states.

Rajya Sabha members complain of stale food

Members of the Rajya Sabha Wednesday complained that "stale food" is being served to them in the Parliament canteen.

Parliament canteen food not good, complain MPs

Quality of food served in Parliament canteen Wednesday came under attack in Rajya Sabha as a member drew attention of the government towards MPs falling sick after consuming it.

Five BJD MPs used plane of tainted mining contractor: BJP

Five ruling BJD MPs had used the private plane of a "tainted" mining contractor, opposition BJP Monday alleged and demanded clarification from Odisha government over the issue.

PM meets BJP MPs from northern states

BJP MPs from northern region including poll-bound Haryana Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and shared their views on a range of issues, including those related to party organisation, government functioning and their experiences as people`s representatives.

BJP president Amit Shah meets Rajasthan MPs

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah Friday met the Members of Parliament from Rajasthan state at New Delhi`s Rajasthan Bhawan.

Eager and excited, first-time MPs make their mark

From pouring over the rule book to shoring up their knowledge and participating in debates and discussions in the house, the 314 first-time MPs in the 545-member Lok Sabha are leaving no opportunities to make a mark.

Telangana govt reps, MPs meet central ministers for projects

Ahead of the union budget, a delegation comprising Special Representatives of Telangana government and TRS MPs met central ministers seeking implementation of projects in the newly-carved out state.

Three BJP MPs resign as MLAs from Rajasthan Assembly

Three of the four BJP MLAs, who were elected Lok Sabha MPs, Thursday submitted their resignation to Rajasthan Assembly Speaker Kailash Meghwal here.

Space probe Rosetta spots dusty veil around comet

The comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, target of ESA`s Rosetta mission, has begun to develop a dust coma.

SC notice on barring people in jail from fighting polls

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the central government on a public interest litigation that has sought to bar people in jail from contesting polls.

Ministers, MPs, MLAs cannot be poll agents: EC

The Election Commission on Tuesday prohibited ministers, MPs and MLAs from becoming election agents of candidates as their securitymen can upset level playing field for others in the fray.

Parties welcome SC ruling on speedy trial of lawmakers

Political parties on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court ruling on ensuring completion of trials against MPs and MLAs in one year in criminal cases.