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Why should our MPs enjoy twin I-T exemptions when they are out of TDS regime?

Jul 06, 2015

Why should our MPs enjoy twin I-T exemptions when they are out of TDS regime?

The Lok Sabha Secretariat at last did a bit of soul searching and said since the parliamentarians arent employees, their salary would be taxable as income from other sources. #Economy #HowThisWorks #Lok Sabha #Salary #Pension #Income tax #MPs #Personal finance #Parliamentarians #Income Tax act
No salary hike for MPs: Govt scraps recommendation by Parliamentary panel

Jul 03, 2015

No salary hike for MPs: Govt scraps recommendation by Parliamentary panel

A day after after a parliamentary panel pitched for almost a 100% salary hike for Members of Parliament, the government has scrapped the recommendation. #India #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #parliament #Somnath Chatterjee #Indian government #Yogi Adityanath #Member of Parliaments #Salary Hike for MPs
Centre not serious on 1984 anti-Sikh riots case: AAP

Jun 30, 2015

Centre not serious on 1984 anti-Sikh riots case: AAP

AAP MLA from Rajouri Garden Jarnail Singh said a resolution will be introduced in Delhi Assembly, condemning the riots, to pay homage to the victims and to work to "ensure" justice to those affected. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #MPs #Akali Dal #AAP #Anti-sikh protests
A big fat zero: That's what over half the Lok Sabha MPs spent on their constituencies

May 27, 2015

A big fat zero: That's what over half the Lok Sabha MPs spent on their constituencies

Most ministers of the government figure in the list of members of parliament (MPs) who have not yet utilised their MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) funds, as the money made available to them is called, reveals an analysis of the data (until May 15, 2015) from the ministry of statistics and programme implementation. #India #BJP #Murli Manohar Joshi #Lok Sabha #MPs
Nepal Earthquake: Indian govt asks people not to panic and ignore social media rumours

Apr 27, 2015

Nepal Earthquake: Indian govt asks people not to panic and ignore social media rumours

As the death toll in Nepal's devastating earthquake mounted, government today urged people not to pay heed to rumours being spread on social media as members in Rajya Sabha asked government to prepare disaster management plan. #social media #India #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #earthquake #MPs #News #Hamid Ansari #Himalayas #natural calamity #Nepal earthquake
Oh the irony: Robert Vadra criticises VIP culture of airports

Apr 23, 2015

Oh the irony: Robert Vadra criticises VIP culture of airports

Vadra's reaction came a day after government told Lok Sabha that MPs and other VIPs will continue to enjoy facilities like being served tea, coffee and water free of charge at airports besides free access to the terminal building as there was no move to scrap these privileges. #NewsTracker #MPs #Robert Vadra #Civil aviation #Ashok Gajapathi Raju #Protocol Officer
Karnataka BJP MPs protest outside Parliament over the death of IAS officer DK Ravi

Mar 19, 2015

Karnataka BJP MPs protest outside Parliament over the death of IAS officer DK Ravi

BJP MPs from Karnataka on Thursday protested outside Parliament, demanding a CBI probe into the death of a young IAS officer in Bangalore. #India #BJP #NewsTracker #Karnataka #Bangalore #Rajnath Singh #Bengaluru #IAS officer #CBI probe #BJP MPs #DK Ravi
From Smriti Irani to Kanimozhi: Sharad Yadav's 'compliments' are as sexist as his jibes

Mar 17, 2015

From Smriti Irani to Kanimozhi: Sharad Yadav's 'compliments' are as sexist as his jibes

Sharad Yadav, the veteran politician has been a misogynist's gift that keeps on giving. His latest comments about the complexion of women are hardly that astonishing. #HowThisWorks #Kanimozhi #Smriti Irani #parliament #Sharad Yadav #Sexist MPs #Dusky Comments
BJP asks its MPs to be present in Parliament for passage of crucial bills

Mar 10, 2015

BJP asks its MPs to be present in Parliament for passage of crucial bills

BJP on Tuesday asked its MPs to be present all day long in both Houses of Parliament for passage of crucial bills. #Politics #BJP #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Arun Jaitley #parliament #Budget Session #M Venkaiah Naidu #PM Narendra Modi #BJP MPs
MPs to get four-day leave for Holi

Feb 28, 2015

MPs to get four-day leave for Holi

Parliamentarians will have a four-day weekend on Holi beginning March 5. #Indian MPs #Holi #Holi weekend #Indian MPs to get leaves