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Will discuss with parties on how to deal with disruptions: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

"I will talk to all parties and discuss with them that what action can be taken against those who repeatedly show placards in the house and come to the well. Such actions of the members show Lok Sabha in poor light," he said.

Speakers must rise above party loyalties, with Constitution as their guiding light

With no security in the continuity of office, the Speaker is dependent on his or her political party for reelection. This makes the Speaker susceptible to pulls and pressures from her/his political party in the conduct of the proceedings of the Lok Sabha.


Delhi Confidential: Post Buzz

However, as the BJP had given the post of Deputy Speaker to Thambi Durai of the AIADMK in 2014, rumours are rife that the party may offer it to the BJD, which is outside the NDA fold this time.

Purno Agitok Sangma: Remembered, an important voice of the Northeast

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and other party leaders today condoled the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma.

Mahajan urges speakers to play pivotal role in strengthening democracy

Speaking at the 5th India Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference, Mahajan said asked speakers.

Speaker calls meeting of floor leaders Saturday

Railway budget will be presented on July 8, the Economic Survey will be released on July 9.


Experts: MP nominated by Cong will have to be involved

2 vacancies already exist; another will arise after Rajiv Mathur retirement

Delhi confidential: Plan on backburner

The first priority now is to lift the morale of the rank and file and sources said Rahul is not keen to tinker with the organisational systems now.

Sumitra Mahajan non-committal on giving Leader of Oppn status to Congress

She indicated that a Deputy Speaker may not be in place during the current short session of Parliament, suggesting there was hardly any time left.

Sumitra Mahajan unanimously elected as Speaker of 16th Lok Sabha; Modi, Kharge congratulate her

Eight-term MP Sumitra Mahajan is the second female speaker of the Lok Sabha after Meira Kumar.

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Govt. to prepone Budget Session if Congress supports GST: Naidu

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that he suggested Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan of advancing the Budget Session if the Congress supports Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. He added that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had earlier discussed three conditions put by the Congress regarding GST with the party leaders.