A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions.
MPs have paid tribute to health service staff amid the coronavirus crisis by applauding them in the House of Commons. Although clapping is banned in the Chamber, Labour MP Chris Bryant (Rhondda) said..
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Britain's parliament was noticably empty of lawmakers during Prime Minister Boris Johnson's weekly question-and-answer session. During the event he told the diminished attendance that every member of..
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs in the House of Commons that Parliament will remain open, despite the World Health Organisation confirming the Coronavirus outbreak is now a pandemic. Report..
The UK has mainly moved into the "delay phase" of tackling coronavirus, England's chief medical officer has said, as the country's 90th case was confirmed. Professor Chris Whitty, who was being grilled..
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock makes a statement in the House of Commons updating Parliament on the spread of coronavirus after the number of Brits infected with the virus doubled yesterday to eight. Mr..
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President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday approved the ordinance amending the Salary, Allowances & Pension of MP Act, 1954 reducing allowances and pension by 30% w.e.f. 1st April, 2020 for a year. DNA - Published
Members of Parliament will now also have to forfeit a total of Rs 27,000 per month from their constituency allowance and office allowance, according to government orders. This is besides the 30 per.. IndiaTimes - Published
Amid a countrywide lockdown due to Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with floor leaders of various political parties via a video link on April 8.Parliamentary Affairs Minister.. IndiaTimes - Published
JP president J P Nadda on Saturday announced that all party MPs will release Rs one crore from their annual development fund to the central relief fund to fight coronavirus pandemic. In his tweets, he.. IndiaTimes - Published
As Gogoi’s name was called by chairman Venkaiah Naidu for the oath, MPs in the opposition benches started chanting slogans like “shame on you” with some trooping into the well or crowding the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The BJP has decided not to hold any protest or demonstration for a month in view of the coronavirus outbreak, party president J P Nadda said. The BJP president's statement came a day after PM.. IndiaTimes - Published
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a dim view of the suggestion to adjourn Parliament because of the coronavirus outbreak and said MPs should not be seen as abdicating their responsibility as.. IndiaTimes - Published
"When you ask a question, you are allowed a supplementary. It's okay for the Speaker to hurt me, I understand he does not want me to speak. I am an MP, I have certain rights, he can take it away. Today.. IndiaTimes - Published
Amid COVID-19 scare, security at Parliament has started thermal screening of visitors at all its entrances on Monday. With coronavirus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Congress was left embarrassed on Friday when the party’s leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Choudhury, while arguing that the suspension of seven party MPs for unruly behaviour for the whole session.. IndiaTimes - Published
Several Congress Lok Sabha MPs were on Friday seen urging the party's former president Rahul Gandhi to take back its stewardship to galvanise cadres of the grand old party in the current political.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Congress MPs have been barred from taking part in House proceedings. The two sides repeatedly clashed, with MPs even jostling and pushing each other, over Congress’s demand that the Delhi riots.. IndiaTimes - Published
British Members of Parliament (MPs) may be affected by future advice from the government on coronavirus, England's Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said on Thursday, saying older people could be.. Reuters - Published
A delegation of Congress MPs are visiting the riot-affected areas of Delhi on Wednesday to assess the situation on the ground. The Congress delegation is being led by Rahul Gandhi. IndiaTimes - Published
A delegation of Congress MPs will visit the riot-affected areas of Delhi on Wednesday and assess the situation on the ground, sources said. The Congress has been demanding that the issue of communal.. IndiaTimes - Published
Speaking at the BJP parliamentary party meet, PM Modion Tuesday asked the party MPs to take lead in ensuring peace and harmony in the country. Modi's comments come against the backdrop of communal.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Lok Sabha saw Congress MP Ramya Haridas alleging that she was hit by BJP member Jaskaur Meena, with the latter responding with similar claims against Haridas. The House, adjourned till afternoon.. IndiaTimes - Published
Speaking out of turn and beyond the permitted time limit would be almost impossible for MPs in the new Parliament. As per the plan, the digital audio visual system, which will be placed in front of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Scores of people were injured in Beirut on Tuesday in clashes between security forces and protesters rejecting the new government as it sought to win a parliamentary vote of confidence. Reuters - Published
Lebanese parliament convened a session on Tuesday for MPs to hold a vote of confidence on the new government led by Prime Minister Hassan Diab, as security forces clashed with protesters nearby seeking.. Reuters - Published
Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters trying to block MPs and ministers from reaching parliament on Tuesday for a vote of confidence in Prime Minister Hassan Diab's new.. Reuters - Published
The Congress MPs in both Houses also attended the joint sitting of Parliament in Central Hall wearing black bands on their arms during the President's address. The MPs wearing the bands were sitting.. IndiaTimes - Published
Projected revenues in Lebanon's 2020 budget may be unrealistic because of a contraction in the country's economy, the chairman of the parliamentary budget committee said on Monday, as protesters hurled.. Reuters - Published
The BSP has already announced to field candidates for all 70 seats in the Delhi elections. According to sources, the meeting will be attended by Delhi in-charge MPs, as well as the leaders of the Delhi.. IndiaTimes - Published
A Congress fact-finding team is scheduled to visit JNU on Wednesday. The team headed by Sushmita Dev has three former student leaders, who will visit the spot and speak to students to try and find out.. IndiaTimes - Published
"I should be allowed to hang the four men convicted in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case. This will send a message throughout the country that a woman can also conduct execution. Rapists should learn lessons.. IndiaTimes - Published
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s “rape in India” barb at the Modi government at a poll rally in Jharkhand triggered furious protests in both Houses on Friday, with BJP MPs demanding an apology and.. IndiaTimes - Published
A delegation of BJP's women parliamentarians including Union minister Smriti Irani on Friday approached the Election Commission and demanded "strongest possible action" against Congress leader Rahul.. IndiaTimes - Published
"This is the first time in history that a leader is giving a clarion call that Indian women should be raped. Is this Rahul Gandhi's message to the people of the country?" Smriti Irani said. DNA - Published
A parliamentary strategy meeting was held at Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence on Sunday where it was decided to rope in support from other opposition parties with Ghulam Nabi Azad helming.. IndiaTimes - Published
The party has decided to issue whip to all its MPs in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members to attend the session during Monday to Wednesday. BJD has 12 MPs in the Lok Sabha while it has seven in Rajya.. IndiaTimes - Published
From the next session, MPs may have to pay more for the food they are provided in Parliament canteen after they unanimously gave an in-principle approval to a proposal on Thursday to withdraw the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Speaker's ruling came after he found that Shiv Sena member Prataprao Ganpatrao Jadhav remained absent after giving his name for asking a supplementary question related to the ministry of chemicals.. IndiaTimes - Published