IAS KP Ramaiah joins JD(U) to take on Speaker Meira Kumar

Retired Bihar cadre IAS officer KP Ramaiah on Monday joined JD(U) amid indication that he would take on Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in Sasaram Lok Sabha seat.

Pepper spray attack: MPs likely to be frisked before entering Parliament

In the wake of pepper spray attack incident that led to complete pandemonium in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Lok Sabha Speaker has directed the Committee on Security to convene an emergency meeting on Monday to consider various options, which includes frisking of MPs, to prevent a repeat of such shameful incident.

Speaker Meira Kumar to address legislators in chamber that empowered Indian women

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will address legislators in the state assembly hall here Monday where a resolution to give the vote to women was adopted 88 years ago.

S Bal Shekar to act as Lok Sabha Secretary General: Speaker

S Bal Shekar, Secretary in the Lok Sabha secretariat, has been asked to perform the duties of the Lok Sabha Secretary General after TK Vishwanathan relinquished his office on August 31.

Govt fails to break Lanka resolution deadlock

The all-party meeting convened by government to explore the possibility of Parliament adopting a resolution against Sri Lanka on Wednesday night saw most parties opposing such a move, leaving no scope for it.

LS Speaker to hold all-party meet on Feb 20

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has convened an all-party meeting on Wednesday to ensure smooth functioning of the Budget Session of Parliament starting on February 21.

Parl`s anniv, a moment for introspection: Speaker

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said it was an occasion for members to introspect and think about the future.

JPC on 2G to seek more time

JPC Chairman P C Chacko said, that the committee members have decided to request Speaker Meira Kumar to extend the term of the panel till the end of the budget
session.

Speaker apologies to Lankan Parliament delegation

Embarrassed over AIADMK members
shouting slogans against a visiting Parliamentary delegation
from Sri Lanka, Speaker Meira Kumar on Monday expressed anguish
against the incident and offered "sincere apologies" to it.

Mix-up of issues leaves Cong member puzzled in LS

A Congress member was found in a curious situation in the Lok Sabha due to confusion over the topic on which he was to speak in the House.

Alagiri yet to meet Speaker despite invitation

Union Minister M K Alagiri has
not met Speaker Meira Kumar despite her invitation to him over
a month ago which is being viewed in Parliament circles as
being "discourteous".

Lok Sabha Speaker leaves for Geneva

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Saturday left with a parliamentary delegation to take part in the 121st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva.