Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicMembers of Parliament

Topic: Members of Parliament

Like Patel, Bose, Nehru, Indian MPs & MLAs must start at the bottom: in civic, panchayat bodies

Resistance to decentralisation does not come much from All-India Service officers but from state-level political leadership who know their powers of patronage will be curtailed.

How SP Mookerjee took on Nehru in one of the fiercest & finest parliamentary duels in India

The opposition’s debate over the Constitution (First Amendment) Bill in 1951 was a far cry from the kind of brawling that led to 12 RS members being suspended from Parliament.

Over 75% MPs, ministers and CMs are 50-plus, will be eligible for priority Covid vaccination

PM Modi said elected representatives wouldn’t be prioritised, but the age of a majority of lawmakers and CMs automatically places them in the priority bracket.

Bill seeking to cut MPs’ salaries by 30% to meet Covid exigencies introduced in Lok Sabha

The bill seeks to replace an ordinance cleared by the Cabinet on 6 April. The ordinance had stated that the pandemic has shown the importance of expeditious relief and assistance.

Rapists should be castrated, lynched, hanged — how MPs reacted to Hyderabad rape-murder

Across both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, MPs raised the issue of women's security and crimes against them to demand stricter action from the govt.

In Photos: Brand new flats with modular kitchens & a view of Rashtrapati Bhavan for new MPs

The government has spent Rs. 80 crore building six new luxury flats for new Members of Parliament in Lutyens' Delhi.

BJP MPs are complaining about Narendra Modi-Amit Shah style & 2019 is around the corner 

After four years of obsequiousness, many BJP MPs have woken up to their irrelevance in the party’s scheme of things, which centre around Modi’s popularity and Amit Shah’s organisational skill.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Western reading of Shivalingam as phallic symbol is incorrect. For Hindus, Shiva is formless

For Europeans, shivalingam wasn’t just unique—it was an obscene, morally outrageous superstition. Such misrepresentation stems from the cult of phallic worship.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

Defence

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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