Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicMember of Parliament

Topic: Member of Parliament

24 MPs test positive, including Rajasthan BJP leader who advised mud baths to boost immunity

As many as 17 Lok Sabha and seven Rajya Sabha MPs tested positive on the first day of the Parliament’s monsoon session.

‘Rebel’ judge to Rajya Sabha: Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi hurting SC image or being harshly judged?

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi has been appointed to Rajya Sabha as a member of eminence by President Ram Nath Kovind, four months after his retirement.

MP’s phone call not enough to hire unqualified candidates in today’s India: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor says many constituents make requests because they believe an MP can help them bend rules, and the MP can’t say no.

Why voters don’t turn up in larger numbers in Lok Sabha elections – all politics is local

Panchayat leaders make decisions that can have a direct and immediate impact on villagers.

Mary Kom is a much better MP than Sachin Tendulkar

Tendulkar’s attendance over his six-year term in the Rajya Sabha was just 8%, Mary Kom is averaging 53% in only the first two years of her tenure.

On Camera

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

Defence

File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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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