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Members of the 16th Lok Sabha were elected during the 2014 Indian general election. The elections were conducted in 9 phases from 7 April 2014 to 12 May 2014 by the Election Commission of India. The results of the election were declared on 16 May 2014. The Bharatiya Janata Party achieved an absolute majority with 282 seats out of 543, 166 seats more than in the previous 15th Lok Sabha. Its PM candidate Narendra Modi took office on 26 May 2014 as the 14th prime minister of India. The first session was convened from June 4 to June 11, 2014.


Union Cabinet approves triple talaq bill

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the new triple talaq bill, environment minister Prakash Javadekar said. The bill will be introduced in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha beginning on June 17...
IndiaTimes - Published

EC submits list of winning LS candidates to President Kovind, 16th Lok Sabha dissolved

President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha with immediate effect on recommendation of the Union cabinet, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement.
DNA - Published

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

"The Prez has accepted the advice of the Cabinet on 24.05.2019 and signed the Order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha," said a communique issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The president had on Friday..
IndiaTimes - Published

Number of women voters increases but still not 50%

Number rises from 47% (2014) to about 48% (2019); women MPs in 16th Lok Sabha: 11.2%
IndiaTimes - Published

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