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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

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Explaining the sound of Indian leaders' silence

Dec 31, 2012

Explaining the sound of Indian leaders' silence

All the protesters of the Delhi gangrape seemed to want is to talk, be heard. Seemed like the obvious thing to do. But no one did. #InMyOpinion #parliament #Protests #MPs #ministers #Delhi gangrape
Why do our criminal politicians need guns?

Aug 06, 2012

Why do our criminal politicians need guns?

Why do our politicians need guns given that they already have police protection? What makes it worse is the fact that most of our gunslinger MPs have criminal cases against them. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Indian MPs #guns