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Lok Sabha Speaker

LS Speaker Om Birla commends CRPF for fighting in extreme environments

He commended the Force for their discipline and commitment to duty.

15 Nov 2019 11:12 AM

'Won't allow religious slogans or heckling in the House,' says Om Birla

Birla said: 'I am very clear on this. Parliament is a temple of democracy. This temple always functions by parliamentary rules.'

20 Jun 2019 10:18 AM

NDA nominates Om Birla for LS Speaker’s post, parties extend support

The Opposition has not yet announced any candidate for the post while Tuesday is the last day to file nomination.

18 Jun 2019 10:08 AM

Who is Virendra Kumar? Know your Protem speaker

He was appointed as Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development and MoS of Minority Affairs.

11 Jun 2019 1:34 PM

BJP MP Dr Virendra Kumar to be Protem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha

The oath to the newly-elected members will be administered on the first two days and the new Speaker will be elected on June 19.

11 Jun 2019 12:12 PM


On SC/ST Act, Lok Sabha speaker's 'take back chocolate from child' example

A Bharat bandh was called Thursday by some anti-reservation bodies against the amendment to the act last month.

07 Sep 2018 11:26 AM

Somnath Chatterjee: Expelled from CPM for ‘rising above party politics’

Somnath Chatterjee was elected to Lok Sabha 10 times from 1971.

13 Aug 2018 12:27 PM

You are like my son, but winking improper, Speaker chides Rahul

She added that the members should maintain the decorum in the House.

20 Jul 2018 6:28 PM

No-trust motion: TDP MP refuses to attend crucial session, says he is 'fed up'

This is the first time that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government will face such a motion.

19 Jul 2018 10:44 AM

Lokpal selection committee to meet on July 19 to form search panel: Centre tells SC

Government told bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi that search committee would have to recommend a panel of names for appointing a Lokpal.

17 Jul 2018 1:22 PM


Ram Niwas Goel complains to LS Speaker, says L-G has ‘killed democracy’

An angry Mr Goel also sought to know why legislators cannot ask questions on reserved subjects.

26 Apr 2018 5:41 AM

Process to appoint of Lokpal initiated; meeting on March 1: Centre to SC

The meeting of the selection panel comprising PM, CJI, Lok Sabha Speaker and leader of the largest party in opposition is fixed for March 1.

23 Feb 2018 6:41 PM

Anna Hazare to launch fresh Jan Lokpal protest in March

Hazare has been demanding the formation of Jan Lokpal to keep a check on corruption.

30 Nov 2017 6:03 AM

Varun Gandhi places Bill on right to recall ministers

Gandhi said the Bill has checks and balances to ensure that its provisions are not misused.

02 Mar 2017 7:24 AM