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Out of My Mind: What is the Rajya Sabha for?

The election process to the Rajya Sabha is highly predictable. In most states, parties know how many of their own nominees can be elected.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan’s new car is a Jaguar worth Rs 48.25 lakh

The Lok Sabha Secretariat cited security reasons to purchase the luxury sedan

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Lok Sabha ends session, Rajya Sabha to follow today

No business left, Lower House adjourned sine die two days early.

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Anti-Hijacking Bill Passed: Death penalty clause, Neerja Bhanot dominate debate

Piloting the bill, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the government was trying to deal with the problem of security of airports through a mix of technology and manpower.

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Lok Sabha Speaker asks MPs: ‘Should I hold a class for you?’

It all began with the use of an objectionable word by BJP’s Sanjay Jaiswal during Zero Hour on the working of the Medical Council of India (MCI).


Lok Sabha passes Uttarakhand budget amid Congress walkout

Congress members walked out of the lower house after their leader Mallikarjun Kharge said that the government could have waited till Tuesday for the trial of strength for the Harish Rawat government.

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In Parliament, BJP set to target Robert Vadra on Monday

Last week, Somaiya had attacked the Congress leadership in Parliament over the VVIP chopper scam.

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Drought: A ringing silence

The public would have benefited from knowing what the representatives of the people have to say on the drought situation as it has unfolded in their areas.

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80 MPs attend discussion on drought

Opposition members demanded increase in jobs under MGNREGA, and waiver of school fees and farm loans. As many as 10 states are reeling under drought, with Maharashtra and Telangana severely affected.

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Lok Sabha clears Finance bill: India will grow faster if monsoon forecasts hold true, says Arun Jaitley

The passage of the Finance Bill will allow formation of the six-member monetary policy committee, which will include the RBI Governor and three government nominees.

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Lok Sabha backs bankruptcy code, key to debt cleanup

A debtor could be jailed for up to five years for concealing property or defrauding creditors under the new law. Bankrupt individuals would be barred from contesting elections.

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MPs not ‘super citizens’ to get special treatment at airports: Raju

Raju was responding to a demand by a BJP member that they be given a “little priority” at airports.

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CIC disposed of more cases in 2015-16 compared to 2014-15: Govt

As per information furnished by the CIC, the number of appeals and complaints disposed of by the commission in
2015-16 is 28,188 as against 20,181 in 2014-15

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Review of SEZ policy will not hurt industry, says Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

In her written response, the minister said the ongoing review and reform, as necessary, of government policy and procedure is inherent to public policy.

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Bhagat Singh: BJP objects to DU book

Raising the issue during zero hour, Thakur claimed the book, written by Bipan Chadra and Mridula Mukherjee, described Rahul Gandhi as a “charismatic leader”.