Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicLok Sabha

Topic: Lok Sabha

Modi govt’s last chance to push key bills like citizenship & triple talaq begins today

The Budget Session of Parliament is the 16th Lok Sabha's last, and the Modi govt has just 3 days to try and pass important bills stuck in the Rajya Sabha.

We must question our MPs when Lok Sabha session works for less than 50% of total time

The current Lok Sabha has sent far fewer bills to parliamentary committees than the previous two houses.

Despite bonhomie, Akhilesh non-committal on supporting Mayawati for Prime Minister candidate

SP chief, who had earlier put forth father Mulayam Yadav’s candidature for post, says he will be happy if another PM is made from UP.

Modi’s quota bill is just a band-aid solution and doesn’t promise more jobs

Clearly, politicians get their worst ideas when they are in the last legs of their tenures.

Modi govt’s reservation bill is as bad as demonetisation & DMK has the guts to expose it

Reservation bill exposes Narendra Modi government’s policy and political failures.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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