Parliamentarians

Maoist problem continues to be a matter of concern: Rajnath Singh

The Maoist problem continues to be a matter of concern for internal security and the menace has badly hit 35 districts in seven states, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday.

Aug 29, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

Odd-Even scheme: MPs who intentionally flout rules will be fined, says Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said Parliamentarians violating the odd-even scheme "intentionally" will be challaned but those who flouted the rule by mistake while going to Parliament today will be spared.

Apr 25, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

Some MPs seeks relief from Odd-Even scheme

Raising the issue, TRS leader A P Jithender Reddy said even Parliamentarians like him were facing problems in commuting in Delhi due to the Odd-Even scheme as they had only one car here.

Apr 24, 2016, 19:28 PM IST
MPs may soon draw salary of Rs 2.8 lakh per month

MPs may soon draw salary of Rs 2.8 lakh per month

If the proposal is approved, an MP would draw a monthly salary of Rs 2.8 lakh.

Dec 24, 2015, 14:43 PM IST
SC rejects petition seeking action against MPs for wasting time during Parliament session

SC rejects petition seeking action against MPs for wasting time during Parliament session

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a petition seeking its intervention and action against the lawmakers for wasting precious time during Parliament sessions.

Sep 24, 2015, 14:04 PM IST
MPs not ready for debate, but united for smoking room in Parliament

MPs not ready for debate, but united for smoking room in Parliament

When Parliament is in session, lawmakers from across parties are usually seen bickering over issues, but a cause has now united them - need for a smoking room.

Jul 23, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Greek PM Tsipras tells lawmakers he needs their support to stay

"I am prime minister because I have a parliamentary group that supports me. If I do not have its support, it will be difficult to be prime minister the day after," he told the lawmakers, according to the official.

Jul 15, 2015, 23:46 PM IST

MPs' salary: BJP reserves views, says final call for govt to take

 BJP on Saturday sought to distance itself from a parliamentary panel's recommendation for a 100 per cent hike in MPs' salary besides a number of perks, saying it was for the government to take a call on it.

Jul 04, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Abhijeet Mukherjee's blunder in LS raises question on Parliamentarians' seriousness

Congress MP and President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijeet Mukherjee's absent-mindedness led him to speak on a wrong Bill in the Lower House on Monday.

May 11, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

AYUSH to hold Yoga camp for Parliamentarians from April 27

To help members of Parliament channelise their energy for the betterment of their constituency and society as a whole, the Ministry of AYUSH is organising a meditation camp for them in the national capital.

Apr 23, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

PM Modi calls for fast-tracking pending criminal cases against MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Union Home and Law Ministry to fast-track trial in criminal cases pending against parliamentarians, reports said on Thursday.

Jul 24, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

76 parliamentarians charged with serious crimes: Report

Of the 162 parliamentarians involved in 306 criminal cases, 76 are charged with serious crimes like murder, attempt to murder and kidnapping, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) said on Tuesday.

Mar 11, 2014, 19:52 PM IST

Leaders have no control over their Parliamentarians: Narayanasamy

"Leaders of political parties have no control over their parliamentarians," Union Minister V Narayanasamy said on Wednesday hours after his own party MPs led the disruptions in the Lok Sabha over Telangana.

Feb 05, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

MPs, Bollywood rally in support of Sanjay Dutt

A host of parliamentarians and top figures from Bollywood on Friday extended support to actor Sanjay Dutt who was sent back to jail by the Supreme Court Thursday in an arms case related to the 1993 Bombay blasts.

Mar 22, 2013, 18:30 PM IST

‘97% Bangladeshi MPs involved in negative activities`

Nearly 97 per cent Bangladeshi lawmakers were involved in "negative activities" and 70 per cent of them in virtual "criminal acts".

Oct 15, 2012, 14:20 PM IST

Quota of MPs increased in Kendriya Vidyalayas

The government has raised Kendriya Vidyalaya admission quota for MPs from two to six seats in the wake of increased demands from the Parliamentarians.

Jul 13, 2012, 21:07 PM IST

Pakistani Parliamentarians` perks criticised

Senate Committee on Finance has proposed a 100 pc increase in travel allowance of all Parliamentarians.

Jun 11, 2012, 11:12 AM IST

Anna Hazare defends Baba Ramdev

Coming to the defence of Ramdev over his remarks about MPs, Anna Hazare said that the yoga guru had not referred to all the Parliamentarians.

May 03, 2012, 23:18 PM IST

Pak MPs condemn killing of Hindu doctors

Pakistani parliamentarians from
the opposition and treasury benches condemned the recent murder of three Hindu doctors in Sindh.

Nov 15, 2011, 20:40 PM IST

Sri Lankan parliamentarians to be given Yoga lessons

Soon Sri Lankan Parliament will conduct Yoga classes for its parliamentarians.

Dec 06, 2010, 14:35 PM IST