Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicLok Sabha

Topic: Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha far more productive during PM Modi’s 5 years than Manmohan Singh’s UPA-2

The lower house performed better in last 5 years than it did between 2009-14, but upper house figures saw a decline.

Four Lok Sabha MPs suspended for ‘abusing law of the House’

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended three AIADMK MPs and one TDP MP for disrupting the functioning of the House, which concludes its Winter session tomorrow.

Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspends 19 AIADMK & TDP MPs for 4 days

The suspended members had repeatedly disrupted the proceedings of the Lok Sabha over Cauvery river and special state status to Andhra Pradesh.

The writing on the wall is clear: Welcome 2019, goodbye, Narendra Modi

Do the math. The BJP will be the victim of its own 2014 success, writes Shashi Tharoor.

Modi wave isn’t waning & people are with me, PM Modi claims months before elections

PM Modi said BJP’s setback in assembly polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh was “no reason” for low morale.

Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Monday, Congress to oppose it

The Triple Talaq Bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha --245 voting in favour and 11 opposing it -- on Thursday amid a walkout by the Opposition.

Women’s commission welcomes passage of Triple Talaq bill in Lok Sabha

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma said she has seen the sufferings of the Muslim women due to absence of this legislation.

Today’s Parliament debate on triple talaq was just ‘politics and posturing’

After a day of heated debates, Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill, and just like last year it is expected to get stuck in Rajya Sabha.

No separate time zone for northeastern states for strategic reasons, says Centre

Northeastern states requested separate time zones because the sun rises and sets there much before office hours.

Women-only party launched in Delhi wants 50% reservation for female candidates in Lok Sabha polls

National Women's Party's aim is to represent women particularly the underprivileged who have suffered at the hands of the system.

On Camera

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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