Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

Topic: Parliament

Sri Lanka President not in favour of snap elections, says close aide

President Sirisena's close aide Piyadasa quashed rumours that Sirisena may opt for a snap poll with a dissolution of parliament to end the political crisis in Sri Lanka.
The Supreme Court of India |

Supreme Court left it to Parliament to clean up politics, but Congress & BJP won’t do it

History suggests major political parties, be it Congress or BJP, are on the same page over this contentious issue.

No bar on criminal MPs, MLAs: Missed chance for SC or right to leave it to Parliament?

Throwing the ball in Parliament's court, the Supreme Court Tuesday said that amendments to law barring MPs and MLAs with criminal charges from contest...
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.
Latest news on Narendra Modi | ThePrint.in

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.
Madhya Pradesh

Congress promises restrictions on RSS shakhas in MP: Cynical poll ploy or hard secularism?

The Congress party in its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh has vowed to ban government employees from attending RSS shakhas or using government property for their m...