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Tapas Pal, veteran Bengali actor and former All India Trinamool Congress MP, passes away aged 61 in Mumbai
Tapas Pal was rushed to a suburban hospital after he complained about chest pain at the Mumbai airport.
Group of Congress, IUML, DMK MPs give adjourned motion notice in Lok Sabha over issues including Jharkhand mob lynching
Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and Ravneet Singh Bittu, along with IUML and DMK MPs E T Mohammed Basheer and T R Baalu respectively have given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over different issues. IUML's Basheer moved an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the incident of mob lynching in Jharkhand. DMK's Baalu has given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on the urgent need to stop Carbon project in Cauvery Basin.
36 new four-bedroom duplex flats with modern amenities ready to be allotted to newly-elected MPs in Lutyens' Delhi
A senior government official told PTI that by the end of this month, all the newly-constructed flats will be handed over to the Lok Sabha Secretariat.
Winter Session productivity report card is abysmal: Parliament only sat for third of total scheduled time
Starting from Rafale deal, Sabarimala, triple talaq — Parliament witnessed constant and spirited debates which intercepted any business to be conducted in both, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking to keep MPs, MLAs from practicing law, says Bar Council of India doesn't prohibit them
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on 9 July had reserved the order on the PIL filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Upadhyay seeking to bar lawyer-lawmakers (MPs, MLAs, MLCs) from practising in courts during their tenure in legislature.
'Not in position to add disqualification of candidates with pending criminal cases': Supreme Court verdict on tainted MPs, MLAs
The Supreme Court on Tuesday passed a verdict on the disqualification of MPs and MLAs against whom a chargesheet has been filed, and said that the apex court is "not in a position" to order the disqualification of 'tainted' politicians.
Indians most likely to approach local representatives for issues related to public services, prefer political parties the least
To access public services or get official work done (for example, secure water connection, get a below-poverty-line card, manage admission to a hospital or a school), nearly 50 percent of 16,680 respondents across 22 Assembly constituencies in eight states, on average, picked elected representatives in panchayats or municipal wards.
TMC leader Derek O'Brien said regional parties will play a crucial role at the Centre, he projected Mamata Banerjee as one of the "most senior leaders in this matrix."
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea seeking to ban legislators from practising as advocates.
Union Cabinet approves 55% hike for Members of Parliament: Monthly allowance of MPs set to increase by Rs 40,000
The monthly allowances of Members of Parliament (MPs) are all set to increase by Rs 40,000 per month, with the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approving up to 55 percent hike.
Raj Narain's 100th birth anniversary: Remembering India's original aam aadmi, maverick who took on Indira Gandhi
Raj Narain was no ordinary leader. For his political adversaries, he was no less than a foe who would ignite terror in their hearts.
Shashi Tharoor takes dig at Narendra Modi, says 'holy' Constitution and Deendayal Upadhyay as 'hero' cannot go together
Taking a dig at Narendra Modi, politician-writer Shashi Tharoor has said that while the prime minister describes the country’s Constitution as “holy”, he also hails Hindutva icon Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay as a “hero”, and asserted that the two stands cannot go hand in hand.
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
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has suspended Member of Parliament Baijayant Panda from Bharatiya Janata Dal (BJD) for all 'anti-party activities', media reports said.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri was on Sunday elected unopposed in a bypoll to a Rajya Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh, principal secretary of the state Assembly Pradeep Dubey said.
The Narendra Modi govt informed the Supreme Court that it will set up special courts for speedy disposal of criminal cases pending against MPs and MLAs
Asian Boxing Championships: How Mary Kom's determination and 'faith in God' helped her to overcome challenges
Not just in the ring. Mary had to fight her way outside the ring too. During her childhood days, Mary's family had to struggle even for the basics, let alone the luxuries.
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Varun Gandhi questions MPs salary hike, lack of debate over key bills
BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Tuesday questioned a host of practices in the Lok Sabha, including the lawmakers' power to hike their own salaries and pass crucial bills like the Aadhaar legislation without much debate.
The government has no plans to make Aadhaar number mandatory for booking air tickets
The Centre should urgently provide Rs 12,000 crore to Assam to deal with the floods which have claimed over 70 lives and caused widespread destruction, says a BJP MP.