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UP Election Results 2017: With poll victory, BJP inches closer to getting its choice as President
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UP Election Results 2017: With poll victory, BJP inches closer to getting its choice as President

BJP victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand has ensured that its share in the electoral college, which would elect the next President, goes up.

Oppn demands debate on demonetisation, surgical strikes after all-party meeting
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Oppn demands debate on demonetisation, surgical strikes after all-party meeting

The demonetisation issue figured prominently at the all-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan with all major opposition parties.

India will always stand firm against terrorism: Sumitra Mahajan on Uri attack
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India will always stand firm against terrorism: Sumitra Mahajan on Uri attack

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday expressed her deep anguish on the killing of 18 soldiers in Uri attack.

Bhagwant Mann and Parliament video row: Probe panel gets extension, AAP says BJP is doing vendetta politics
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Bhagwant Mann and Parliament video row: Probe panel gets extension, AAP says BJP is doing vendetta politics

Alleging a witch-hunt against Bhagwant Mann after a Lok Sabha panel probing his Parliament House videography was given an extension, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said BJP was doing "vendetta politics."

Let's work hard to achieve prosperity, social equality: Vice President on eve of Independence Day
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Let's work hard to achieve prosperity, social equality: Vice President on eve of Independence Day

Greeting the people on the eve of Independence Day, Vice President Hamid Ansari in a message said one must "resolve to work hard towards achieving the goal of prosperity".

Opposition parties press for discussion on Kashmir unrest, role of Governors in Parliament
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Opposition parties press for discussion on Kashmir unrest, role of Governors in Parliament

Opposition parties on Sunday pressed for a discussion on the Kashmir issue and on the role of Governors.

The man who brought cheer into the Parliament: PA Sangma passes away at 68
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The man who brought cheer into the Parliament: PA Sangma passes away at 68

Purno Agitok Sangma, former Lok Sabha speaker and Meghalaya chief minister between 1988 and 1990 passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeks construction of new Parliament building
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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeks construction of new Parliament building

India may get a new Parliament building with latest technological facilities as a proposal has been mooted by Lok Sabha Speaker.

Self-censorship? Lok Sabha Speaker expunges her own remarks after Congress raises concern
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Self-censorship? Lok Sabha Speaker expunges her own remarks after Congress raises concern

In a rare act, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday agreed to expunge her own "vested interest" remarks made on Tuesday.

Constitution's principles under threat, says Sonia Gandhi as Sumitra Mahajan bats for harmony in the country
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Constitution's principles under threat, says Sonia Gandhi as Sumitra Mahajan bats for harmony in the country

Amidst raging debate on intolerance, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said the Constitution is a dynamic document; individual rights and freedom are sacrosanct; and criticism and dissent are part of the country's democracy.

Pakistan cancels Commonwealth Parliamentary Union meet over J&K Speaker invitation row
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Pakistan cancels Commonwealth Parliamentary Union meet over J&K Speaker invitation row

Pakistan on Thursday announced that it will not host next month's Commonwealth Parliamentary Union meeting amid a row with India.

India can boycott Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference but we won't invite J&K Speaker: Pak
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India can boycott Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference but we won't invite J&K Speaker: Pak

Pakistan has said come what may, it will not invite the Speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference.

India seeks shifting of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association conference from Pakistan
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India seeks shifting of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association conference from Pakistan

Maintaining its strong stance, India has asked the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association to shift the venue of CPA's annual conference from Pakistan.

Shatrughan Sinha says he feels 'unhappy' over 'expulsion of 25 learned MP friends'
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Shatrughan Sinha says he feels 'unhappy' over 'expulsion of 25 learned MP friends'

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Wednesday expressed unhappiness over the suspension of 25 Congress members from the Lok Sabha.

Suspension of 25 Congress MPs unites Oppn, escalates confrontation with govt
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Suspension of 25 Congress MPs unites Oppn, escalates confrontation with govt

The suspension of 25 Congress MPs on Tuesday united the Opposition in Parliament and escalated the confrontation with the government.

Sonia, Rahul lead Congress protest outside Parliament
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Sonia, Rahul lead Congress protest outside Parliament

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi protested with the party members at the parliament complex in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Democracy is being murdered: Sonia Gandhi on suspension of 25 Congress MPs
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Democracy is being murdered: Sonia Gandhi on suspension of 25 Congress MPs

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday described the Lok Sabha Speaker's decision to suspend 25 of her party MPs as a "murder" of democracy.

Suspension of 25 Congress MPs not surprising, but breakthrough in Parliament logjam now a mirage
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Suspension of 25 Congress MPs not surprising, but breakthrough in Parliament logjam now a mirage

Finally the 'Tai', Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, suspended 27 Congress MPs after the continuous uproar.

Ending bedlam in Lok Sabha: Speaker suspends 25 Congress MPs for 'grave disorder'
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Ending bedlam in Lok Sabha: Speaker suspends 25 Congress MPs for 'grave disorder'

As the parliament logjam continued, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended 27 Congress MPs from the House for five days.

Oppn leaders won't bow down: All-party meet convened by government fails to end Parliament logjam
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Oppn leaders won't bow down: All-party meet convened by government fails to end Parliament logjam

An all-party meeting convened by the Lok Sabha Speaker on Thursday failed to break the Parliament deadlock.