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Jan 10, 2019
Winter Session productivity report card is abysmal: Parliament only sat for third of total scheduled timeStarting 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.
Sep 20, 2018
NDA takes the ordinance route: Narendra Modi regime outstrips UPA's pace but lags behind Nehru, IndiraIn a year, since it assumed power, the Modi government promulgated nine ordinances, PRS Legislative Research reported. The list of ordinances include: the ordinance to amend the land acquisition act and the ordinance to allow foreign direct investment in insurance companies to be increased to 49 percent of equity, from the current 26 percent.
Aug 10, 2018
Monsoon Session of Parliament to end today: Laws on fugitive offenders, Backward Classes Commission among key legislations passedThe Monsoon Session of Parliament was remarkable for the fact that it was a significantly productive one, especially compared to the recent past.
May 01, 2018
Maharashtra MPs asked most questions, initiated most debates in 16th Lok Sabha session, says NGO Prime Point FoundationMembers of the Lok Sabha from Maharashtra are the top 10 performers of the 16th Lok Sabha up to the recently concluded budget session, K Srinivasan, Founder, Prime Point Foundation, said
Apr 06, 2018
Budget Session least productive since 2000; Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha record 23% and 28% productivity respectivelyThe Budget session of Parliament, which ended on Friday, was the least productive since the year 2000, a legislative research body has said
Dec 13, 2017
Winter Session of Parliament: 25 pending, 14 new bills including maintenance in triple talaq likely to be placedAs many as 25 pending bills and 14 new ones, including a bill providing Muslim women with the right to seek maintenance in case of triple talaq, are expected to be placed in the Winter Session of Parliament.
Dec 21, 2016
Demonetisation: Merely choking party funding won't ensure clean politicsRecently the issue of transparency in the financing of political parties has been brought to the limelight in the context of the government’s efforts to curb black money by demonetising currency.
Nov 02, 2016
BJP's unwritten age limit rule reduces its number of older MPs in Lok SabhaThe number of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of parliament (MPs) in the current Lok Sabha above the age of 70 declined to 8.8 percent from 14.2 percent in the 15th Lok Sabha and MPs aged 25 to 40 increased from 5.8 percent to 7.8 percent, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data released by PRS Legislative Research.
Feb 14, 2014
Over 90% of extended LS, RS winter session disruptedOver 90 percent time of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the extended winter session of parliament was lost due to disruptions, according to a think tank.