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No addition to jewellery, Meira`s assets trebled in 5 years

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 16:46

There was no addition to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar`s jewellery though their value increased while her wealth rose by over three-and-a-half times since the 2009 general elections with the total value of her assets declared to be more than Rs 36 crore.

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar files nomination papers

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:07

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls from Sasaram constituency in Bihar, officials said.

P A Sangma to contest Lok Sabha polls from Tura

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 21:22

Former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Tura constituency in Meghalaya.

Somnath Chatterjee admitted to hospital with chest infection

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 18:28

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee has been admitted to a city nursing home with chest infection, sources said on Monday.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 06:02

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.

Equal education for all big challenge for govt: Speaker

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 14:30

Holding that there were two education systems being run in the country, one for the rich and the other for the poor, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar today said that merging the two to provide equal opportunities for all was the biggest challenge facing the government.

Bungalow allotted to Jagjivan Ram foundation for 25 years

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 15:41

A foundation in the name of former Deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram and father of Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has been allotted a bungalow in the prime Lutyen`s Delhi for 25 years.

Frequent disruptions in Parliament matter of concern: Meira Kumar

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 21:45

Meira Kumar said frequent disruptions in Parliament over frivolous issues has lowered the credibility of the institution.

Meira Kumar to address spl session of HP Assembly today

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 08:48

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar would address a special session of Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Monday 21, as a part of the ongoing golden jubilee celebrations of the Assembly.

Resignations of 13 Andhra MPs rejected by Lok Sabha Speaker

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 19:22

The Speaker held that the resignations were "not voluntary or genuine", an official announcement said.

India`s caste system needs to be destroyed: Meira Kumar

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 22:56

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said the caste system in India has cuased "unimaginable harm" to the society and needs to be destroyed completely.

No headway in evolving consensus on women`s bill: LS Speaker

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 16:22

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Tuesday said her efforts to evolve a consensus on the passage of the long-pending women`s reservation bill had not made `any headway`.