Monday, 24 September, 2018

Topic: Parliament

Feroze Gandhi

Nehru’s son-in-law Feroze, a crusader, who exposed corruption in his party’s government

It is because of a private member bill introduced by Feroze Gandhi in 1956 that made it possible for media to report Parliament proceedings.
File photo of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2003 | Mario Tama/Getty Images

Vajpayee was popular even among citizens who didn’t vote for him, writes his PMO aide

India’s emergence as a global economic giant is something that Vajpayee would have loved to see, having dedicated his life to it.
Chittoor MP Naramalli Sivaprasad in Parliament | YouTube

MP goes to Parliament dressed as Hitler to show Modi what he’s become

Famous for his theatrics, Chittoor MP Naramalli Sivaprasad goes to Parliament dressed as Hitler to tell Modi what he's become.
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4 years of Modi rule convinced me that we need presidential system: Shashi Tharoor

Never has the separation of powers between executive and legislative organs been more necessary than today.
Rajya Sabha

NDA faces uphill task in Rajya Sabha deputy chairman elections

Ruling alliance still does not have the numbers to dictate terms in Upper House, fence-sitters could decide poll.
Imran Khan

Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf claims parliamentary majority after coalition talks

The party, led by Khan, has 174 members of the national assembly on its side so far, bringing him closer to prime-ministership. 
Parliament House

BJP sends diktat to MPs — attend Parliament, Modi is watching

Sources say as part of new initiative, hourly update of BJP MPs’ presence in both houses being sent to PMO.
Representative image | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Not even 1% of Indian MPs have served in the military. And that’s concerning

India has one of the world’s largest militaries, but veterans and their families form only 0.6 per cent of the electorate.
Voters standing in a queue for casting their votes in Jharkhan

Simultaneous polls will be like striking at root of Parliamentary democracy, says watchdog

ADR, in its submissions to the law panel, also dismisses the argument that repeated enforcement of the model code interferes with governance.

Modi dominates Parliament and cow becomes the centre of attention again

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

This is what cheaper and better looking electric vehicles can do for you

Charging will last for months in electric vehicles, it's cleaner and convenient to use and also reduces air and noise pollution.

Christian priests accused of rape: Isolated events or eroding credibility of Indian church?

While allegations against Bishop Franco Mulakkal are under investigation, there is pressure on Bishops' Council to initiate a full-fledged probe. Experts weigh in.