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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends 45 MPs from TDP, AIADMK in two days for disruptions
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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends 45 MPs from TDP, AIADMK in two days for disruptions

Cracking the whip on unruly MPs, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has suspended 45 Lok Sabha members belonging to the TDP and the AIADMK.

Parliament Day 8 updates: Speaker agrees to postpone debate on triple talaq Bill till 27 Dec after Mallikarjun Kharge's request
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Parliament Day 8 updates: Speaker agrees to postpone debate on triple talaq Bill till 27 Dec after Mallikarjun Kharge's request

Parliament LIVE updates: Upset over repeated disruptions in the House, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday held a meeting with leaders of various political parties and emphasised that noise would not help solve anything. She said the image of the Lok Sabha has become one of disruptions only, sources said, adding that the Rules Committee of Parliament will meet on Friday to ensure smooth functioning of the House.

Sumitra Mahajan asks if reservations will bring welfare to the country, says Ambedkar introduced them for ten years
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Sumitra Mahajan asks if reservations will bring welfare to the country, says Ambedkar introduced them for ten years

Sumitra Mahajan stressed that there should be a debate, discussion and also dissent, if required, on each and every issue, but ultimately the decision should be taken in national interest.

Somnath Chatterjee passes away at 89: Veteran CPM leader receives 21 gun salute; body to be donated for medical research
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Somnath Chatterjee passes away at 89: Veteran CPM leader receives 21 gun salute; body to be donated for medical research

Former Lok Sabha Speaker and CPM veteran Somnath Chatterjee breathed his last on Monday morning at a Kolkata hospital after battling kidney ailment, media reports said.

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on ventilator support due to kidney ailment; condition critical
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Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on ventilator support due to kidney ailment; condition critical

The CPM veteran is suffering from kidney ailment and was put on ventilator support on Saturday.

SC dissatisfied with Centre's lack of action for Lokpal search committee, asks for fresh affidavit with relevant details
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SC dissatisfied with Centre's lack of action for Lokpal search committee, asks for fresh affidavit with relevant details

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction over the Centre's response on the appointment of search committee members for a Lokpal.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: No-confidence motion moved against Centre, admitted by Lok Sabha Speaker
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Monsoon Session of Parliament: No-confidence motion moved against Centre, admitted by Lok Sabha Speaker

A no-confidence motion on Wednesday was moved against the Narendra Modi government in the Lok Sabha, with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan admitting it and saying she would announce the date for a debate on it in "2-3 days".

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tells citizens to pay their taxes on time
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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tells citizens to pay their taxes on time

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Saturday advised citizens to pay their legitimate taxes.

Budget Session 2018 begins: Ahead of Parliament proceedings, Narendra Modi asks parties to help pass triple talaq bill
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Budget Session 2018 begins: Ahead of Parliament proceedings, Narendra Modi asks parties to help pass triple talaq bill

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a "humble request" to all political parties to help pass the bill on instant triple talaq in the Budget session of Parliament

Varun Gandhi bats for 'movement' to encourage affluent Lok Sabha members to forgo remunerations for remaining term
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Varun Gandhi bats for 'movement' to encourage affluent Lok Sabha members to forgo remunerations for remaining term

BJP MP Varun Gandhi has urged Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to initiate a "movement" to encourage economically advantaged Lok Sabha members to forego their remunerations f

Supreme Court to hear Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging Aadhaar bill in November
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Supreme Court to hear Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging Aadhaar bill in November

The Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging the Lok Sabha Speaker's decision to certify a bill to amend the Aadhaar law as a money bill in the first week of November.

Pranab Mukherjee, a 'guru' who taught generations of parliamentarians: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan
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Pranab Mukherjee, a 'guru' who taught generations of parliamentarians: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday called outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee a "guru from whom generations of parliamentarians have received lessons".

Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar visits Chennai, seeks support of Tamil Nadu MLAs, MPs
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Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar visits Chennai, seeks support of Tamil Nadu MLAs, MPs

The Presidential aspirant Meira Kumar greeted people with the traditional salutation in Tamil, saying "vanakkam."

Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar says poll about ideology, not 'Dalit vs Dalit'
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Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar says poll about ideology, not 'Dalit vs Dalit'

Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday said she would contest the election on the basis of ideology not caste, stressing that her plank would be destruction of the caste structure and protection of democratic values.

Presidential Election 2017: Sushma Swaraj tweets video to slam Meira Kumar over her 'ill-treatment' of Opposition in 2013
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Presidential Election 2017: Sushma Swaraj tweets video to slam Meira Kumar over her 'ill-treatment' of Opposition in 2013

Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter to convey her disapproval of former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, sharing a video from a 2013 parliamentary session

Presidential Election 2017: Capability, experience must supersede other considerations, says Meira Kumar
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Presidential Election 2017: Capability, experience must supersede other considerations, says Meira Kumar

Opposition candidate Meira Kumar on Friday stressed that the post of President of India is "not symbolic".

Presidential Election 2017: BJP's performance in recent Assembly polls may ensure win for its candidate
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Presidential Election 2017: BJP's performance in recent Assembly polls may ensure win for its candidate

The BJP's electoral victory in the recent Assembly polls is set to help its nominee get elected as the next president.

Public Accounts Committee can summon Prime Minister Narendra Modi, maintains outgoing panel chief KV Thomas
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Public Accounts Committee can summon Prime Minister Narendra Modi, maintains outgoing panel chief KV Thomas

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee KV Thomas on Sunday maintained that the key parliamentary panel could summon anyone from the council of ministers, including the prime minister.

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Narendra Modi releases "Matoshree" authored by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases the book "Matoshree" authored by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Ravindra Gaikwad's assault on Air India staffer: Netas across party lines react, demand action
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Ravindra Gaikwad's assault on Air India staffer: Netas across party lines react, demand action

Leaders across party lines have reacted sharply to the incident where a Shiv Sena MP thrashed an Air India staffer and demanded strict penal action against the legislator, terming the incident as "sad and unfortunate".