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COVID-19 impact: In a first since 1947, Union Budget documents not to be printed this year
India

COVID-19 impact: In a first since 1947, Union Budget documents not to be printed this year

All Members of Parliament will get soft copies of the budget and Economic Survey that contains an account of the state of the economy

Bill to reduce MP/minister salaries passed in Lok Sabha: A look at how much these cuts will help
India

Bill to reduce MP/minister salaries passed in Lok Sabha: A look at how much these cuts will help

The proposed reduction to the salaries and allowances of MPs and ministers amounts to savings of around Rs 54 crore.

Madhya Pradesh crisis another reminder that India's anti-defection law is rife with problems, needs serious rethink
Politics

Madhya Pradesh crisis another reminder that India's anti-defection law is rife with problems, needs serious rethink

Critics say that the anti-defection law strips the MPs and MLAs of their independent moral compass or decision making powers as they are forced to toe the party line.

Parliament complex gears up against coronavirus, announces colour-coded passes, restrictions on visiting hours from 11 March
India

Parliament complex gears up against coronavirus, announces colour-coded passes, restrictions on visiting hours from 11 March

In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the movement of visitors and their entry into Parliament will be restricted when it reassembles after Holi on 11 March.

Lok Sabha panel cracks whip on ex-MPs overstaying at official bungalows, asks them to vacate residences within a week
India

Lok Sabha panel cracks whip on ex-MPs overstaying at official bungalows, asks them to vacate residences within a week

Former MPs overstaying at their official bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi, were ordered to vacate their residence by a Lok Sabha panel.

Speculations on Rahul Gandhi losing bungalow premature; decision to be taken only after Lok Sabha Speaker is selected
Politics

Speculations on Rahul Gandhi losing bungalow premature; decision to be taken only after Lok Sabha Speaker is selected

Any decision regarding the accommodation of Rahul Gandhi, or any other MP for that matter, will only be made after the Speaker of the Lok Sabha is selected.

JNU writes to Sumitra Mahajan, Venkaiah Naidu after some MPs participate in campus protest against dilution of reservation
India

JNU writes to Sumitra Mahajan, Venkaiah Naidu after some MPs participate in campus protest against dilution of reservation

The protest meeting was called by the JNU Teachers' Association to resist dilution of reservations in public education which was attended by MPs Manoj Jha, Jitendra Choudhury and L Hanumanthaiah, among others.

Parliament Logjam Part 8: Anti-Defection Law must be curbed to empower legislature, promote deliberative democracy
India

Parliament Logjam Part 8: Anti-Defection Law must be curbed to empower legislature, promote deliberative democracy

One of the immediate reforms needed to strengthen legislature is to limit Anti-Defection Law in Parliament to votes which affect stability of a government.

SC nod to setting up of 12 fast-track courts to try 1,581 criminal cases against members of Parliament
India

SC nod to setting up of 12 fast-track courts to try 1,581 criminal cases against members of Parliament

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave its go-ahead to set up 12 special fast-track courts to try 1,581 criminal cases against members of Parliament and state assemblies and directed that these courts become operational by 1 March, 2018.

British officials investigate cyberattack on UK Parliament following attempt to hack parliamentary user accounts
News & Analysis

British officials investigate cyberattack on UK Parliament following attempt to hack parliamentary user accounts

British were investigating a cyberattack on the country’s Parliament after discovering “unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.

Monsoon session of Parliament likely to begin on 12 July
Politics

Monsoon session of Parliament likely to begin on 12 July

The monsoon session of Parliament may be convened for a month from 12 July, five days before the date of President's election in which over 776 Members of Parliament are eligible to vote.

Air India: Why are MPs hell bent on funding the white elephant with tax-payers' money?
Business

Air India: Why are MPs hell bent on funding the white elephant with tax-payers' money?

The very purpose of resisting any disinvestment in Air India is that the politicians continue to get vast privileges while travelling aboard the state owned airline, never mind its precarious financial health

Railways officials beware, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad could now be boarding a train
India

Railways officials beware, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad could now be boarding a train

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who has shamed self, his peers, his party Shiv Sena and Indian Parliament, does not have an option left other than to be compelled to travel by train.

Shiv Sena MP hits AI staffer: Political leaders react to incident, seek penal action
India

Shiv Sena MP hits AI staffer: Political leaders react to incident, seek penal action

Leaders across party lines reacted sharply on Thursday to the incident where a Shiv Sena MP thrashed an Air India staffer.

Winter Session logjam: 'Ready for debate, allow Parliament to function,' says Venkaiah Naidu to Oppn
India

Winter Session logjam: 'Ready for debate, allow Parliament to function,' says Venkaiah Naidu to Oppn

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday appealed to opposition parties to allow the Parliament to function so that the remaining period of Winter session should be "utilised" as the government is ready for debate on any issue including demonetisation.

Know your Neta: 55/57 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis, 13 charged in criminal cases
Politics

Know your Neta: 55/57 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs are crorepatis, 13 charged in criminal cases

Out of 57 newly elected Rajya Sabha MPs, 55 are crorepatis. Congress' Praful Patel is the richest with 252.08 crore worth declared assets.

No respite on FTII row: After 57 days of strike, dejected students return to campus
India

No respite on FTII row: After 57 days of strike, dejected students return to campus

According to the FTII students, who are on a relay strike, there is no politics in their demand

Nation pays Rs 60.7 crore for MPs' lunches at Parliament canteens: RTI
India

Nation pays Rs 60.7 crore for MPs' lunches at Parliament canteens: RTI

Parliament canteens serving to Members of Parliament got a total subsidy of Rs 60.7 crore during the last five years with items like 'puri sabji'

Your MPs are getting down to business: LS productivity up to 103 %
Politics

Your MPs are getting down to business: LS productivity up to 103 %

Productivity in the 15th Lok Sabha had hit a record low. The improved numbers are on account of the BJP's strength in the lower house.

Modi asks BJP MPs to remain humble, visit constituencies
Politics

Modi asks BJP MPs to remain humble, visit constituencies

"The PM has asked the BJP MPs to be humble, and he has also instructed them to visit their constituencies more often and be regular in (attending) parliament," M Venkaiah Naidu, union parliamentary affairs minister and senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party, told media persons.