Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
Topic17th Lok Sabha

Topic: 17th Lok Sabha

‘Continuity, independence’ — why govt has moved bill to increase tenure of CBI & ED chiefs

The bill to amend Delhi Special Police Establishment Act was tabled in Lok Sabha Friday by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh and is likely to be taken up for debate next week. 

Opposition parties write to Rajya Sabha chairman over passage of bills without scrutiny

In a letter to Venkaiah Naidu, the parties cited the "hurried" passage of bills and sought his intervention to ensure that the voice of the Opposition is not smothered.

In a rush to pass bills, 17th Lok Sabha is not scrutinising future laws enough

Narendra Modi government intends to get Parliament’s approval on 40 bills before the two houses adjourn on 26 July.

Amit Shah cites Amarnath Yatra, Bakharwal movement to delay J&K assembly polls

Home minister moves a statutory resolution for a six-month extension of President's rule in the state beginning on 3 July.

Viral photo of Amit Shah ‘sleeping’ in Parliament is fake and nearly six months old

The post on Amit Shah seems to have been circulated in retaliation to the flak Rahul Gandhi drew for using his phone during President Kovind’s address.

When Jai Shri Ram became a political tool to heckle Muslim MPs, it lost something

The oath-taking ceremony in the Lok Sabha turned into a sloganeering contest between MPs of various political parties.

Congress needs to get a move on, even if Rahul Gandhi can’t, & pick Lok Sabha leader

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Subhash Kashyap on choosing Leader of the Opposition, Ruchir Sharma on recovery after 2008 recession

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Seven-time BJP MP Virendra Kumar to be pro-tem speaker of Lok Sabha

As pro-tem speaker, he will preside over the first sitting of the Lok Sabha and administer the oath of office to newly elected MPs.

On Camera


Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.