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'Wrong can't be defended': Sumitra Mahajan on Akash Vijayavargiya's assault on civic officer

"Will you all consider this conduct good? When you all dont consider it good, how can I consider it good? Mahajan told reporters when asked about Akash Vijayvargiya's conduct.

Gujarat confidential: Tai Vacuum

“An internal survey has revealed that Indore would not be a cakewalk this time because Sumitraji is not contesting the polls. So, the campaigning has to be even more intense."


Indore: With 8-time MP Sumitra bowing out, Congress says this time will be different

In 1989, Sumitra Mahajan defeated incumbent Prakashchand Sethi. Since then, Indore has sent Mahajan to the Lok Sabha eight consecutive times.

My heart is with the Lok Sabha: Sumitra Mahajan

Asked about her message for the members of the 17th Lok Sabha, she said, “What message? People will remember. My heart is with the Lower House. I was member of the Lok Sabha for three decades. I am getting a feedback that Lok Sabha will miss me.”

Sumitra Mahajan: Hemant Karkare martyr but his role as ATS chief not above board

The BJP leader alleged that she did not have any evidence but she had heard that Congress leader and party candidate from Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh, was a friend of Karkare.

BJP delaying, won’t contest polls, says Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

Mahajan, who will turn 76 in a week, made her decision public in an open letter in which she questioned the delay in announcing the BJP candidate for Indore, a prestigious Madhya Pradesh seat she has represented in Lok Sabha for eight consecutive terms.


Sumitra Mahajan says won't contest Lok Sabha elections, says BJP free to choose candidate

Sumitra Mahajan will turn 76 this month — crossing the red line of 75 drawn by the BJP for leaders to be in active politics but followed selectively. The BJP has not fielded many of its veterans, including former presidents L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, in the Lok Sabha elections.

Never sought poll ticket from BJP since 1989: Sumitra Mahajan

There is speculation that Sumitra Mahajan, who turns 76 on April 12, may also not be renominated.

Kept waiting, Sumitra Mahajan skips Modi event, hints she is ready to contest

Sumitra Mahajan will turn 76 next month — crossing the red line of 75 drawn by the BJP for leaders to be in active politics, but followed selectively.

Senior MP BJP leader opposes Indore Lok Sabha ticket for Sumitra Mahajan

Senior BJP leader Satyanarayan (79), also known as Sattan, claimed Sumitra Mahajan had not been in touch with party workers in Indore and they were upset over this.

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Vijai Sharma takes oath as CIC; Modi, Jaitley, Kharge attend ceremony

President Pranab Mukherjee administers oath to new Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma at Rashtrapati Bhavan.


Journalists felicitated at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards

The seventh edition of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, instituted by The Express Group in the memory of its founder.

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Ahmed Patel disagrees with Sumitra Mahajan's statement over reservation policy

Ahmedabad, Jan 24 (ANI): Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday slammed the statement made by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan against the reservation policy saying that Parliament is the "supreme body" and that there is nothing wrong if discussions are made over there regarding reservation policy.

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.


Education Not The Only Criteria For An MP: Sumitra Mahajan

In this Idea Exchange moderated by Assistant Editor Pradeep Kaushal, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan contends that she exhausted all options before suspending 25 Congress MPs, argues media should not be present during standing committee proceedings. See more at:

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan: Suspended 25 Congress MPs For Good Future Of The Parliament

Speaking at the Idea Exchange programme of The Indian Express an hour after adjourning the House, Mahajan said she had taken the “stringent decision” with the hope to give the culture of the country’s parliamentary proceedings “a fresh start ” by taking a tough stand against obstructionism in the House.