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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.

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Congress and Smriti Irani spar in Lok Sabha, Speaker Om Birla rebukes MPs


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TMC issues whip to MPs, reinforces stance against Citizenship Amendment Bill

TMC national spokesperson Derek O'Brien has said that the CAB hurts the 'very heart and soul of the idea of India'.
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Protesters celebrate as Lebanon parliament session postponed [Video]Protesters celebrate as Lebanon parliament session postponed

Demonstrators had sought to prevent MPs attending the planned session, which, they say, neglected protesters' demands.

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Lebanese protesters attack MP convoy en route to parliament [Video]Lebanese protesters attack MP convoy en route to parliament

Lebanese security forces scuffled with protesters as they sought to prevent lawmakers from attending a session of parliament on Tuesday, continuing a month-long wave of demonstrations against..

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Lebanese protesters attack MP convoy enroute to parliament [Video]Lebanese protesters attack MP convoy enroute to parliament

Lebanese security forces scuffled with protesters as they sought to prevent lawmakers from attending a session of parliament on Tuesday, continuing a month-long wave of demonstrations against..

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Lorraine Kelly: Modern politics is toxic and divisive [Video]Lorraine Kelly: Modern politics is toxic and divisive

Lorraine Kelly said the current political climate - where female MPs are standing down because of intimidation - was concerning. The TV host was speaking at the ITV Palooza event in London. She is..

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Davey: Farage is toxic to many Conservative voters [Video]Davey: Farage is toxic to many Conservative voters

Sir Ed Davey has called Nigel Farage "toxic to many Conservative voters" as he gave his opinion on the Brexit Party leader's decision to not stand his MPs in Conservative constituencies. But, the..

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Farage says Brexit Party candidates were stood down 'to stop Lib Dems getting in' [Video]Farage says Brexit Party candidates were stood down 'to stop Lib Dems getting in'

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage says his party's decision not to field candidates in constituencies with Conservative MPs was motivated by his fear that doing so would help Liberal Democrats get..

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UK: Female MPs fear running in election after rise in attacks [Video]UK: Female MPs fear running in election after rise in attacks

Country set for snap election, but some are dissuaded from running after crimes against MPs doubled last year and parliamentary report found "commonplace" abuse.

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Corbyn denounces 'shouting matches in Parliament' [Video]Corbyn denounces 'shouting matches in Parliament'

Jeremy Corbyn says, "many people in our country have grown weary of politics", blaming the behaviour of MPs and "shouting matches in Parliament. Speaking in Telford, the Labour leader said: "I'm not..

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Who is Sir Lindsay Hoyle? [Video]Who is Sir Lindsay Hoyle?

Sir Lindsay Hoyle has emerged victorious in the election to replace John Bercow as House of Commons Speaker. The Labour politician received more than 50% of votes in the fourth ballot of MPs, defeating..

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Sir Lindsay Hoyle elected as new Commons Speaker to replace John Bercow [Video]Sir Lindsay Hoyle elected as new Commons Speaker to replace John Bercow

Sir Lindsay Hoyle has emerged victorious in the election to replace John Bercow as House of Commons Speaker. The Labour politician received more than 50% of votes in the fourth ballot of MPs, defeating..

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Politics: The state of the parties as election campaigning begins [Video]Politics: The state of the parties as election campaigning begins

A look at how the Government and opposition benches stand as MPs ready themselves for a General Election on December 12.

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John Bercow 'defending the indefensible' says Tory MP [Video]John Bercow 'defending the indefensible' says Tory MP

John Bercow has been accused of "defending the indefensible" to the "fag end" of his tenure as Speaker during a furious Commons bust-up. The Speaker became embroiled in the row with long-term nemesis..

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MPs pay tribute to outgoing Speaker John Bercow [Video]MPs pay tribute to outgoing Speaker John Bercow

MPs including Leader of the House Jacob Rees-Mogg, Shadow Leader of the House Valerie Vaz, Conservative MP Sir Alan Duncan (Rutland and Melton) and SNP Shadow Leader of the House Pete Wishart all pay..

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Which major MPs will not be standing at the 2019 general election? [Video]Which major MPs will not be standing at the 2019 general election?

Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan is the latest high-profile MP to declare she will not stand in the looming December general election. We take a look at some of the other prestigious names stepping down..

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Johnson and Corbyn trade barbs after MPs vote for December 12 election [Video]Johnson and Corbyn trade barbs after MPs vote for December 12 election

Johnson and Corbyn trade barbs after MPs vote for December 12 election

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MPs vote to approve pre-Christmas general election [Video]MPs vote to approve pre-Christmas general election

Legislation for an early general election on December 12 has cleared the Commons after MPs voted in favour by 438 to 20, majority 418.

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Corbyn and Labour set to back December general election [Video]Corbyn and Labour set to back December general election

The UK is on course for a December general election after Labour announced its conditions to back the move had been met. Jeremy Corbyn told his shadow cabinet Labour would launch the "most ambitious..

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Boris Johnson to push on with attempt to secure general election [Video]Boris Johnson to push on with attempt to secure general election

Boris Johnson is to push on with his effort to secure a pre-Christmas general election after MPs rejected his third attempt to go to the country. The Prime Minister failed to get the two-thirds..

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Government fails to force snap general election on December 12 [Video]Government fails to force snap general election on December 12

The Government has failed to force a snap general election on December 12, as MPs voted 299 to 70 in favour of the motion - short of the required two-thirds Commons majority. Prime Minister Boris..

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Politics: The state of the parties as Brexit is delayed [Video]Politics: The state of the parties as Brexit is delayed

A look at how the Government and opposition benches stand as the Brexit process is extended to January 31 and MPs vote on a December general election.

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When could the UK have a general election? [Video]When could the UK have a general election?

Boris Johnson has said he will give MPs more time to debate his Brexit deal if they agree to another general election. The Prime Minister said there would be more time allocated for the Commons to look..

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Boris Johnson calls for December election [Video]Boris Johnson calls for December election

Boris Johnson has said he will give MPs more time to debate his Brexit deal if they agree to an election. The Prime Minister said there would be more time allocated for the Commons to look at his deal..

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Boris Johnson says he awaits EU move on Brexit delay after parliament defeat [Video]Boris Johnson says he awaits EU move on Brexit delay after parliament defeat

The UK PM told parliament he still wants Brexit to happen on October 31 after MPs dealt a major blow to his plan.

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Brexit: What happens next? [Video]Brexit: What happens next?

Boris Johnson’s dream of leaving the EU on Halloween with a Brexit deal has been dealt a serious blow, and he has told MPs he will now “pause” the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB). So, what does..

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Corbyn offers to work with Government on Brexit Bill timetable [Video]Corbyn offers to work with Government on Brexit Bill timetable

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn responds to the defeat of Government's Brexit deal timetable by telling MPs: "We warned on Saturday that if the House passes the Government's deal, it'd be a disaster for..

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Parliament canteen subsidy to be out from next session

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..
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MPs unanimously decide to forgo food subsidy at Parliament canteen: Sources


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Absentee MPs won't get chance to ask supplementaries: LS Speaker

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..
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Parliamentary party meet: Rajnath Singh speaks of PM Modi's dissatisfaction with absenteeism among BJP MPs

The issue of absenteeism among BJP MPs from Parliament was raised at the parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, with Rajnath Singh underlining PM Narendra Modi's dissatisfaction over lack of their..
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Outraged by Hyderabad rape, MPs call for lynchings, castrations

MPs on Monday called for swift death penalty to rape convicts, their public lynching or surgical and physical castration and their trials in fast-track courts. Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu..
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Venkaiah Naidu suggests rethink on mercy appeals in heinous crimes

"What happens even after punishment is given (to convicts). We all are witness...appeal, mercy (petition)...can anybody think of having mercy on such people," Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu..
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Outrage over rape cases: Death penalty, lynching, castration of rapists demanded in Parliament

Death penalty for rapists, lynching of convicts in public and castration of those convicted were among the demands made in Rajya Sabha on Monday as MPs expressed outrage over the Hyderabad rape and..
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BJP MPs repeat offenders in praising Godse: Scindia

"At that time (2014), the House was adjourned and the MP was asked by the then government to apologise," he said, adding that the BJP speaks of discipline but its leaders continued to show disrespect..
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Sitharaman's reply in Rajya Sabha, MPs doze off

There was a sequence to the events, as one MP started dozing while the Finance Minister was speaking. A little bit more into the reply and a second MP was also spotted dozing. Thereafter, Minister of..
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Japan MPs' disaster helmet drill sparks Twitter debate

Some Japanese lawmakers giggled this week during a drill to practice the use of disaster prevention helmets, at least one of which was put on backwards, prompting Twitter users to question if they were..
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In rare war of words, BJP MPs spar over parliamentary procedures


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Congress MPs brought shame to Lok Sabha: BJP


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Abuse of women MPs uncalled for: Sonia Gandhi


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Conduct of MPs unacceptable: Speaker


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Lok Sabha speaker may suspend two Congress MPs for storming Well of House, shouting slogans: Sources

Congress leaders carrying placards with messages like "save Constitution" and "save democracy" and a black banner which said "stop murder of democracy" jostled with the marshals. According to the..
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Two Congress women MPs allege 'manhandling' as party members clash with Lok Sabha Marshals

The scuffle started after the Speaker ordered the security officers to forcibly remove two Congress MPs who were vociferously protesting in the Well of the House over the political situation in..
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BJP attacks Congress for its MPs' 'unruly' behaviour

Speaking to reporters, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad hit out at the opposition party soon after Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned due to vehement opposition by Congress members over the..
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Lok Sabha Speaker asks MPs to take pledge against single-use plastic

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday suggested that the members of Parliament should take a pledge to shun single-use plastic in a bid to encourage people for the same.
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To ensure MPs attend panel meets, Rajya Sabha puts checks in place


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Rajya Sabha chairman Naidu may ask parties to ensure presence of their MPs in Parl panel meets, or will drop them: Sources


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Priyanka facing rebels? Only 40 attend UP meet

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s plan to rebuild the party in politically crucial UP is facing stiff resistance from the old guard. The discord in ranks was visible at the meeting..
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MPs take pro-farmer stand during pollution debate in Lok Sabha

A much-anticipated discussion in the Lok Sabha on air pollution in the capital took a “pro-farmer” turn with MPs arguing that agriculturists should not be vilified for stubble burning, which..
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Withdrawal of SPG cover to Gandhis: Congress MPs stage walkout in Lok Sabha after Speaker refuses to hold discussion

Congress said the Centre's move to withdraw SPG security cover for the family was 'arbitrary', adding that there were "existing and probable threats" to the Gandhis.
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VHP to launch campaign to reach out to MPs on citizenship bill

he Vishwa Hindu Parishad is set to launch a a Citizenship (Amendment) Bill campaign to win the support of parliamentarians, especially TMC MPs, who are vehemently against the proposed legislation. VHP..
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Lebanese parliament session expected to be postponed: parliamentary sources

A Lebanese parliament session is expected to be postponed on Tuesday because protests had prevented MPs from arriving, two parliamentary sources said, torpedoing the first session since demonstrations..
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Turkey's pro-Kurdish party mulls pulling MPs from parliament

A pro-Kurdish opposition party is considering withdrawing lawmakers from Turkey's parliament due to mounting pressure it is facing, and as an act of protest against the government's decision to oust 24..
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Opposition leaders in Lok Sabha demand Farooq Abdullah be allowed to attend House

Opposition leaders also raised the issue of MPs not being allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of its special status, whereas parliamentarians from Europe have been taken to the state,..
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Government ready to discuss all issues in winter session of Parliament: PM Modi

The winter session is from November 18 to December 13. During the session, which will be the last session of Parliament in 2019, there should be high quality of debates in which all MPs should..
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Naidu expresses concern over absenteeism of MPs in parliamentary standing committees

A day before the landmark 250th session of Rajya Sabha begins, its chairman Venkaiah Naidu expressed concern over absenteeism of members in department-related parliamentary standing committees, saying..
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Shiv Sena MPs to sit in opposition benches in Rajya Sabha

With the Shiv Sena pulling out of BJP-led govt at the Centre over differences in govt formation in Maharashtra, the seating arrangement of party MPs in Rajya Sabha has been changed. Shiv Sena MPs..
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BJP, opposition MPs spar ahead of House panel’s debate on J&K

Sharp and heated exchanges preceded a discussion on the Jammu and Kashmir situation by the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs on Friday, with BJP members objecting to the issue being..
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Meet on pollution put off as 25 of 29 MPs fail to show up

A crucial parliamentary panel meeting called to discuss the pollution crisis in Delhi-NCR had to be cancelled at the eleventh hour on Friday as only four of 29 MPs turned up for it. The absentees..
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Gandhi Sankalp Yatra: Submit report on first day of Parliament session, BJP tells its MPs


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Let MPs help farmers buy stubble management machinery: Harsimrat Kaur urges PM Modi


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Kartarpur Visit: Concerned India asks Pakistan to provide highest level of security to Manmohan Singh, Amarinder

The inaugural 'jatha' to Kartarpur Sahib also includes two union ministers, several MPs and MLAs from Punjab.
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'Fully support India': EU MPs say Article 370 internal decision, slam Pakistan

"We are not here to intervene in India's internal politics," EU MPs said.
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Govt should have allowed opposition MPs to visit Kashmir before EU MPs: Mayawati

The government should have allowed opposition party MPs to visit Jammu and Kashmir before sending EU MPs to assess the situation in the Valley, BSP chief Mayawati said on Tuesday. A delegation of 23..
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If MPs focus on constituencies, country will improve: Amit Shah

Amit Shah, on a two-day visit of his home state Gujarat, attacked the Congress over the issue of poverty eradication and said the country's oldest party paid only lip service and hardly did anything to..
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Canada has 18 Sikh MPs, India only 13 in Lok Sabha


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Less than 10 Labour MPs to back UK PM's Brexit deal on Saturday: BBC reporter tweet

Less than ten Labour Party MPs will back the British government on Saturday when the parliament votes on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, BBC political correspondent Nick Eardley said in a tweet..
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RSS-affiliate NGO plans to train MPs in speaking Sanskrit


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Parliament an open institution, empowers citizens to hold MPs responsible: LS Speaker

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday said Parliament is an open institution which enables citizens to become aware of the work of their elected representatives and empowers them to hold the..
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This Diwali, Amit Shah has task cut out for MPs — get clicked with beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat

The Union home minister has asked the party MPs to spend Diwali in their constituencies and connect with the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat, a centrally sponsored scheme for holistic healthcare, on..
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Nearly 40 former MPs yet to vacate official bungalows; eviction orders issued

Nearly 40 former Lok Sabha MPs have not still vacated their official bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi, prompting authorities to start issuing eviction orders under the amended Public Premises (Eviction of..
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With Delhi police help, govt starts evicting ex-MPs from bungalows

The government has started evicting some of the former MPs who have stuck to their official accommodations citing a range of reasons such as children studying in Delhi, a family member undergoing..
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Indian Labour MPs ‘concerned’ about party’s motion on Jammu and Kashmir


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Haryana Assembly polls: BJP will not field relatives of MPs

The party has also decided not to field anyone above the age of 75 years in the crucial polls
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82 ex-MPs still to vacate official bungalows despite Lok Sabha panel warning

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..
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