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Indian Parliament

Three more Opposition MPs suspended from LS

Earlier in the day, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla had warned the three MPs against protesting in the House

22 Dec 2023 1:03 AM

Two more opposition members suspended from LS; total 143 suspended from both Houses

Thomas Chazhikadan of the Kerala Congress (Mani) and A M Ariff of the CPI(M) were suspended on Wednesday

20 Dec 2023 11:29 PM

49 more MPs suspended, Day 3 total reaches 141

43 Oppn MPs left in LS; I.N.D.I.A. calls for Dec. 22 protest

20 Dec 2023 1:36 AM

Speaker Suspends 14 Opposition MPs

Lok Sabha had initially suspended 14 members, but later the suspension of DMK MP Parthiban was revoked as he was not present in the House

15 Dec 2023 12:34 AM

An insider critiques the Indian parliament

The subjects under discussion here can make for a useful handbook

17 Sep 2023 12:00 AM


AA Edit | India’s democracy now needs to course correct

What Indians are seeing today is an attempt by every player in the game to turn the idea of representative democracy on its head

28 Jul 2023 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Opp. boycott of opening of new Parl is bad optics

It is ironic, historically speaking, because Mahatma Gandhi was absent in the Parliament on the midnight hour of freedom on August 15, 1947

25 May 2023 12:36 AM

Manish Tewari | What ails Parliament?

A salient instrument of holding government accountable is Question Hour

03 Dec 2022 11:48 PM

Shikha Mukerjee | Parl as a battleground: Does disruption help govt or Opp?

The disruption provoked by the ruling side is identical to the art of the double con games and heists made popular on Netflix

31 Jul 2022 11:36 PM

AA Edit | Mum’s not the word in House

A fair bit of dissent and demonstrativeness is part of the package that defines democracy, especially a loud one like India

16 Jul 2022 1:39 AM


Opposition disrupts Rajya Sabha Zero Hour again

Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the House till 12 noon and said both sides should resolve the matter

14 Dec 2021 2:30 AM

Cabinet clears Citizenship Amendment bill, to be taken up in Parl next week

Bill seeks to amend Citizenship Act in order to grant Indian nationality to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians.

04 Dec 2019 11:21 AM

Rahul Gandhi plays it cool with media outside Parliament

Gandhi, back from sabbatical, arrived at the Parliament earlier on Tuesday.

26 Nov 2019 2:01 PM

'Today is a historic day,' says PM Modi in Parliament on Constitution day

PM Modi addressing a joint session of Parliament said the Constitution of India highlights both rights and duties of citizens.

26 Nov 2019 11:28 AM

Is repression in J&K the new ‘normal’?

Read any newspaper in the Valley and you will see nothing but loud self-censorship.

23 Nov 2019 12:00 AM


Ram Rahim follower detained while attempting to enter Parliament with knife

Sagar Insa has been taken to the Parliament police station for questioning.

02 Sep 2019 12:14 PM

Left loses coalition game

The traditional Left thus has to be in the fray independently in the upcoming Parliament polls.

24 Mar 2019 12:02 AM

Meeting of opposition parties in Parliament over security situation underway

The Opposition on Tuesday had decided to drop the formulation of the Common Minimum Programme as the agenda for their meeting.

27 Feb 2019 3:45 PM

Centre clears 10 per cent quota for economically weaker upper castes

The government is ready with a bill and will be introduced in the Parliament tomorrow, the last day of the Winter Session.

07 Jan 2019 2:55 PM

Venkaiah Naidu upset over claims on not checking disruptions

Naidu said one section is saying that the Chairman hasn’t done enough to smoothly conduct proceedings in the House.

04 Jan 2019 1:11 AM