Different parties rule at state and national levels. It is not yet clear if this is a sign of maturing democracy or a crisis of governance
“We all come here after getting elected but mosquitoes come just like that into the House!” said MP Najma.
Modi made a surprise visit to Room number 70 on the first floor of the Parliament building and took lunch there.
“Nobody has the right to discriminate on the basis of religion… ,” said Narendra Modi in Lok sabha.
Rural Development Minister Birender Singh is scheduled to introduce the land acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha.
Mukherjee seeks MPs’ cooperation for smooth conduct in House.
Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily was also critical of the government.
President Pranab Mukherjee’s speech in the address to The Joint Session of Parliament.
Mukherjee’s comments come weeks after he sought clarification from the government on the ordinance issue.
The cabinet cleared the ordinance after the mines ministry stressed the need for urgent action.
The govt has issued ordinances related to allocation of cancelled coal blocks and the insurance sector.
“You don’t need a 56-inch chest to come here, you just need a four-inch heart to come here,” said Derek O’Brien.
The operating procedures of the Indian Parliament were laid down in colonial times and have not changed.
Legislation to amend anti-hijack law is to incorporate global treaties like the Beijing Protocol, 2010.
On December 13, 2001, five heavily-armed gunmen stormed Parliament complex and opened indiscriminate fire, killing nine persons.