Lok Sabha suspends 7 Congress MPs for 'gross misconduct'; Opposition continues protests seeking immediate discussion on Delhi violence
Seven Congress MPs in the Lok Sabha were suspended for the rest of the Budget session, as ruckus disrupted proceedings in the Lower House for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday. The MPs including Gaurav Gogoi, TN Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, R Unnithan, Manickam Tagore, Benny Behnan, and Gurjeet Singh Aujla, were suspended on charges of "gross misconduct", reports said.
Lok Sabha disrupted for second consecutive day as BJP, Oppn MPs shove each other over demand for ‘immediate’ discussion on Delhi violence
Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted for the second day on Tuesday as BJP and Opposition members tried to shove each other amid unrelenting demands from the Opposition for an immediate discussion on the issue of Delhi violence.
Congress issues three-line whip to Rajya Sabha MPs for remaining duration of Parliament session after triple talaq bill passed in Upper House
Congress party issued a three-line whip to its Rajya Sabha MPs, asking them to be present in the House from 11 am till the adjournment of the House from 1 to 7 August.
Congress issues whip to Rajya Sabha MPs day after Narendra Modi accused Opposition of not holding important discussions in House
The Congress on Thursday issued a three-line whip to its MPs to be present in Rajya Sabha
Sonia Gandhi elected leader of Congress parliamentarians, to pick Lok Sabha head, chief whip after consulting party
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi was elected as the chief of the Congress Parliamentary Party in the meeting held on Saturday morning.
Congress MPs and former union ministers Kumari Selja and Ambika Soni told Delhi High Court they had no problem vacating their larger type-VIII bungalows.
The government is ready to revoke the suspension of 25 Congress MPs if they meet the Speaker and assure her of helping run the house properly, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said.
The suspension of 25 Congress MPs on Tuesday united the Opposition in Parliament and escalated the confrontation with the government.
"They (MPs) are from a disciplined force. If there is any indiscipline, the party will take care of that," senior Congress leader and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said.
Congress MPs from Seemandhra region, against whom a motion for suspension was moved in Lok Sabha today, remained unfazed by the action of the party-led government