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400 new flats to be built for MPs in Lutyens' Delhi using construction waste

The waste from the demolition site of the old flats is likely to be used for the construction of the new ones after being processed at a facility.

Jun 16, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Monthly allowance of MPs to increase by Rs 40,000

The monthly allowances of MPs are all set to increase with the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approving up to 55 percent hike.

Feb 28, 2018, 21:21 PM IST

Varun Gandhi Questions Lawmakers Power to Hike Own Salaries

BJP MP Varun Gandhi today questioned the lawmakers? power to hike their own salaries, pointing out the decline in the number of days the Parliament runs for.

Feb 25, 2018, 13:33 PM IST

Haryana wants minimum qualifications for MPs, MLAs

The Supreme Court, in its decision in December 2016, had upheld the Haryana Panchayati Raj Amendment Act, 2015, under which conditions were imposed on people wanting to contest panchayat elections in Haryana.

Dec 02, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

51 MPs/MLAs charged with crime against women: ADR

The ADR, a not-for-profit organisation, analysed election affidavits of 774 of the 776 current MPs and 4,078 of the 4,120 MLAs from across India. 

Aug 30, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

Bill in Lok Sabha to make eviction from govt homes smooth, time-bound

Once the vacation order is issued, another up to 30 days are given to the occupants to leave the premises. In between, the occupants move the courts, especially the lower courts, to get a stay order. 

Jul 31, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

‘Salary less than secretary': Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agrawal demands hike in salaries, allowances of parliamentarians

Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agrawal made a demand for raising wages and allowances of Members of Parliament (MPs) on Wednesday.

Jul 19, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

Social media defaming MPs: Naresh Agrawal

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi capped the issue saying that "these are anti-social activities of social media".

Apr 06, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

73 thefts at houses of MPs, MLAs in Delhi in 3 years: Govt

In 2015 and 2016, 29 and 19 cases of thefts were registered respectively.

Mar 28, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

MPs may soon get 100% salary hike

The Members of Parliament can soon expect a steep hike in salary as the Centre has decided to give a 100 percent raise, taking their basic pay from Rs 50,000 to one lakh per month.

Nov 02, 2016, 12:36 PM IST

SC issues notice to EC on plea seeking disqualification of convicted lawmakers

The Supreme Court of India on Friday issued a notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to respond to a plea with regard to disqualifying convicted Members of Parliament and Members of State Assemblies/Legislators as per an earlier direction of the apex court.

Jul 22, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

MPs may soon get 100% hike in salaries, PM Modi to take final call

PM Narendra Modi has to decide whether to give his nod to the new salaries and allowances – recommendations for which were first made by a committee of MPs.

Jul 19, 2016, 04:12 AM IST

100% hike in salaries and allowances for our 'good conduct', demand Members of Parliament

Demanding a 100 percent hike in salaries and allowances for themselves, Members of Parliament have said they deserve this raise for their 'good conduct'.

Apr 30, 2016, 11:28 AM IST

MPs try to find a way out of the Odd-Even scheme in Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's pet odd-even car rationing scheme came for a scathing attack in the Lok Sabha on Monday with an expelled RJD member dubbing it as a plan that would generate corruption.

Apr 25, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

Give vague assurances to MPs: Union Agriculture Ministry to Babus

'The matter is under consideration', 'I shall look into it', 'I shall see what can be done' are some statements that the Members of Parliament seeking information on matters will get to hear from the bureaucratic class.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Parliamentary panel for permanent mechanism for review of salaries of MPs

Members of a parliamentary panel today pushed for establishment of a "permanent mechanism" on the lines of Pay Commission to ensure that salaries and allowances of MPs are raised on a regular basis.

Feb 11, 2016, 00:33 AM IST

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

MPs want say in deciding their salary and allowances

MPs from most parties on Thursday insisted that they should have the final say in determining their salaries and emoluments through a Parliamentary Committee even as Government sets up an independent mechanism to make recommendations on it.

Oct 08, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Discrepancies in poll expenses declared by parties, MPs: ADR

The poll expenses declared by political parties and their Members of Parliament show discrepancies, indicating that either of them is not giving correct figures, an analysis by a voluntary group suggests.

Sep 16, 2015, 20:39 PM IST