Kerala Assembly Speaker expects more sittings

With the Kerala Assembly witnessing its lowest ever sittings last year, Speaker G Karthikeyan Friday expressed hope that the next session, starting Monday, would have more sittings as all parties agreed to cooperate.

Jun 06, 2014, 14:03 PM IST

Parliament in 1950s and now: Sittings have shrunk

According to figures collated by PRS Legislative Research, an independent think tank, in the 1950s the Lok Sabha met for an average of 127 days every year and the Rajya Sabha for 93 days.

May 14, 2012, 00:03 AM IST

Uttarakhand Assembly fails to conduct even half of required sittings

The Uttarakhand Assembly has failed to conduct even 30 sittings a year against the required 60 sittings as stated in the house`s rule book, a report said.

Mar 06, 2011, 17:41 PM IST

Elders for fixing minimum number of sittings of Parliament

Members in Rajya Sabha on Friday supported a private member`s bill that proposed to fix a minimum number of sittings of Parliament.

Jul 31, 2009, 18:59 PM IST