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.
Over 80 former MPs are yet to vacate their official bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi despite a stern warning by a Lok Sabha panel, sources said. On August 19, the Lok Sabha Housing Committee headed by C R.. IndiaTimes - Published
In a fresh jolt to NCP, Satara MP Chhatrapati Udayan Raje Bhosale Joined BJP on Saturday in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. He is one of only four MPs from.. IndiaTimes - Published
Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson has promised to cancel Brexit altogether if her party wins a majority at the next election. The pro-EU party is enjoying a revival under Ms Swinson's watch, having..
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MPs who appealed against an earlier ruling that the Prime Minister's prorogation of Parliament was lawful, say they are hopeful of being able to return to the House of Commons by early next week. Boris..
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Boris Johnson has suffered another humiliating Commons defeat after his second bid for a snap general election was rejected by MPs. The Prime Minister said he wanted to head to the polls next month to..
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John Bercow has given an impassioned speech, telling MPs he will stand down as Speaker on October 31 unless an election is called before then. Addressing the Commons while his wife looked on from the..
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On September 9, the Government tabled another motion under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act which seeks to trigger an early general election. Boris Johnson failed in his bid to do the same last week. But..
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UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab admitted on Sunday it had been a "rough week" for Prime Minister Boris Johnson after several resignations by MPs and Cabinet ministers and a rejection by politicians..
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Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has given up the Conservative whip and quit UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet. Business Insider reports Rudd resigned after Johnson sacked 21 rebellious..
Amber Rudd has resigned from the Cabinet and surrendered the Conservative whip. The Hastings and Rye MP quit in protest at Boris Johnson's handling of Brexit. Rudd said she was relinquishing the Tory..
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Should a no-confidence motion in either the Government or the Prime Minister carry, and if no other party can command a majority within 14 days, a general election can be called. And if two-thirds of..
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Former Love Island contestant Marcel Somerville has told MPs he turned down the chance to appear on an earlier series of the reality show because he had concerns about the diversity of the line-up. The..
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A judge at the highest civil court in Scotland has found Boris Johnson's planned prorogation of Parliament is lawful. Legal action aimed at preventing the UK Government suspending Parliament ahead of..
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Sources said the number of overstaying ex-MPs has now reduced to only 109. Officials said most of the former law makers have vacated their accommodations on their own. “But the one week ultimatum.. IndiaTimes - Published
When the Centre announced the decision on August 5, both the MPs staged a protest inside and outside Parliament, shouted slogans in the well of the Rajya Sabha and tore a copy of the Constitution. IndiaTimes - Published
"There was a view this time that our Parliament complex must get a facelift in terms of facilities. The presiding officers, MPs and friends from media stressed on it too. When we mark 75 years of our.. DNA - Published
Even as Pakistan seeks to lay claim over the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir, including Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, its legal position on the part it currently occupies is a.. Firstpost - Published
Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday greeted Rajya Sabha members who voted in favour of the government's resolution to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution. She said that the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The BJP is an "organic" entity and not an "assembled" entity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the ruling party lawmakers here as he asked them to remain active as ground workers even after becoming.. IndiaTimes - Published
A two-day training programme for all BJP MPs began today during which ruling party lawmakers will be addressed by PM Modi, Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, and party working president JP.. IndiaTimes - Published
Addressing the BJP parliamentary party meeting, he also asked MPs, including Union ministers, to attend a two-day orientation programme being held by the party on August 3-4, saying their attendance is.. IndiaTimes - Published
Opposition members in Rajya Sabha demanded that a bill for changes in human rights protection law to expedite appointments in NHRC and state rights bodies be sent to a parliamentary panel for scrutiny... IndiaTimes - Published
Priyanka Gandhi was Friday detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down, triggering a standoff with the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. Demanding that the victims of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has tweaked a parliamentary procedure which has pleased the opposition MPs. After every debate, the minister concerned gives his reply. Earlier, the opposition MPs would keep.. IndiaTimes - Published
Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla led the Parliamentarians in undertaking Swachhata Abhiyan in the Parliament House Complex on Sunday. Accompanying Birla in the exercise were Union minister of human.. IndiaTimes - Published
The home ministry alleged in its complaint that funds received through foreign contributions were spent on media advocacy with 67 MPs in March-April 2010 and with 99 MPs in August 2010 for drafting of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Speaking to a group of first-term MPs, Modi said the party’s work in the north-eastern state, which was under 19 years of Left rule till February 2018, was carried out under extreme odds. His remarks.. IndiaTimes - Published
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday asked MPs not to talk when proceedings of the House are on. "I have seen some members talking to each other while sitting in their seats as well as while.. IndiaTimes - Published
BJP MPs should hold padayatras (walking tours) in their Lok Sabha constituencies totalling 150 km from October 2 to 31, the birth anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Vallabhbhai Patel, PM Modi told MPs.. IndiaTimes - Published
Sonia Gandhi addressed the MPs and assured them of all the support from the Congress, a leader present at the orientation meeting held at the party's war room at 15 Gurdwara Raqabganj Road. DNA - Published
The meeting is a part of the party's orientation programme for the newly elected MPs. It is worth mentioning that 52 Members of Parliament the Congress has in the new Lok Sabha, as many as 31 of them.. IndiaTimes - Published
In the first BJP parliamentary party meeting after he came back to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pulled up party MPs for their poor attendance in Parliament and asked them to be present during.. IndiaTimes - Published
According to party sources, Rahul Gandhi was requested by MPs like Shashi Tharoor and Manish Tewari to remain as the party chief at the Congress Parliamentary Party meeting in Parliament. "But Rahul.. IndiaTimes - Published
Laying out the roadmap for the Modi government's second term, President Ram Nath Kovind made a strong pitch for ushering in a "new India by 2022" in his address to the joint session of Parliament on.. DNA - Published
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday hosted a dinner for all members of parliament, which did not see the presence of prominent leaders like Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav. DNA - Published
Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh split on Thursday, with four of its MPs in Rajya Sabha resigning from the party. The four rebel MPs tendered their resignations to Rajya Sabha.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union minister Mansukh Lal Mandaviya, who more often cycles to Parliament, says he will encourage more members to pedal to the House, a cause pushed by a little-known group of parliamentarians, Climate.. IndiaTimes - Published