Lok Sabha updates: You are more answerable than ever, Speaker Om Birla tells Centre, assures Opposition he'll be unbiased
Lok Sabha LIVE updates: Speaker Om Birla, in his thank you note to the House, said that the Narendra Modi government, which will be serving its second term is more answerable to the people of India than ever. He thanked the prime minister, his party and all the other members of the House for putting their faith in him.
Two-time BJP MP Om Birla NDA's choice for Lok Sabha Speaker; Opposition yet to decide candidate ahead of voting on Wednesday
Birla will succeed former BJP MP from Indore Sumitra Mahajan who had earlier announced her decision to not contest the Lok Sabha election this year.
Virendra Kumar supervises oath-taking of newly elected MPs after taking charge as Pro tem Speaker of Lok Sabha
Virendra Kumar sworn as the pro-tem speaker of Lok Sabha on Monday. Kumar will preside over the first sitting of the Lok Sabha and administer the oath-taking of the newly elected MPs. The first session of the newly constituted Lok Sabha will be held from 17 June to 26 July.
First session of 17th Lok Sabha: Narendra Modi calls for strong Opposition; first-time MPs look forward to delivering on promises
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the role of an active Opposition is important and it need not bother about their numbers as he arrived for the first session of 17th Lok Sabha at the Parliament, in New Delhi on Monday.
Parliament updates: BJP Parliamentary Board to meet at 6 pm today at party headquarters; Smriti Irani gets longest applause in Lok Sabha
Parliament LIVE updates: According to sources, BJP's parliamentary board will meet today at 6 pm at the party's headquarters in New Delhi. Meanwhile, Union Minister Smriti Irani, who defeated Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, received the longest applause when she took oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha on Monday.
Virendra Kumar to be pro tem speaker of 17th Lok Sabha; seven-time MP has been a former ABVP convenor in Madhya Pradesh
BJP MP Virendra Kumar will be the pro tem speaker of the newly elected 17th Lok Sabha.
Saradha chit fund scam: SC to take up contempt case against Bengal chief secy, DGP, Kolkata Police chief on Wednesday
The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided not to pass any order on summoning West Bengal chief secretary, DGP and Kolkata police commissioner for their personal presence before it in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam, in which the three have been issued contempt notice.
Committees constituted by 29 states, UTs to look into cases relating to sexual harassment at workplace: MoS Virendra Kumar
As many as 29 states and Union territories have constituted local complaints committees to look into cases of sexual harassment at workplace, Women and Child Development Minister of State Virendra Kumar informed the Parliament.
Women and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that after the "resounding" success of the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" scheme, the ministry is now targeting the problem of malnutrition.
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday stressed that the minority communities in the country were not in an "atmosphere of fear", but of trust.
Cabinet reshuffle: Virendra Kumar's elevation aims to bring caste balance in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Assembly polls
Virendra Kumar's elevation as a minister of state in the Cabinet reshuffle aims to bring a caste and regional balance in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh ahead of 2018 Assembly polls
Cabinet reshuffle: 9 ministers, including party veterans, ex-diplomat in Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers
Narendra Modi will expand his Council of Ministers for the third time, and probably for the last time before the country votes for a new Lok Sabha in 2019. Modi will induct nine new ministers in the cabinet reshuffle
Sumitra Mahajan admitted to some error on the part of the Secretariat which appeared to give an impression that Jyotiraditya Scindia was the target of attack by a ruling party member