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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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Opposition members bat for scrutiny of human rights amendment bill by Parliamentary panel

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

Congress MPs protests in Parliament premises over Sonbhadra violence

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

Videos for Member of parliament

'No-deal' Brexit dealt blow by UK parliament [Video]'No-deal' Brexit dealt blow by UK parliament

MPs back bid to block suspension of parliament as Brexit crisis rumbles on.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:44Published

MPs back amendment which could thwart no-deal Brexit [Video]MPs back amendment which could thwart no-deal Brexit

MPs have defeated the Government on an amendment which could thwart efforts by the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit. The Commons backed the move by 315 votes to 274, majority 41,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:04Published

US puts Hezbollah MPs in Lebanon on sanctions list for first time [Video]US puts Hezbollah MPs in Lebanon on sanctions list for first time

US Treasury announces sanctions on three Hezbollah figures, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published

MPs vote to extend access to abortion in Northern Ireland [Video]MPs vote to extend access to abortion in Northern Ireland

MPs have approved an amendment which aims to extend access to abortion in Northern Ireland by 332 votes to 99, majority 233. Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland has also taken a step closer after MPs..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published

Johnson and Hunt in final showdown for UK PM job [Video]Johnson and Hunt in final showdown for UK PM job

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are the final two remaining candidates in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, after Conservative MPs waved goodbye to Michael Gove and Sajid Javid in the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

Tory leadership: Who is still in the race? [Video]Tory leadership: Who is still in the race?

Michael Gove has emerged as Boris Johnson’s closest rival for the Tory leadership after the latest round of voting by MPs.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:35Published

Swinson: MPs' Brexit frustration could help grow Lib Dems in Parliament [Video]Swinson: MPs' Brexit frustration could help grow Lib Dems in Parliament

Jo Swinson is “optimistic and very hopeful” of growing the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party, as she spoke of “huge frustration” among “many MPs” with their own parties over Brexit.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Boris Johnson On Prime Minister Path [Video]Boris Johnson On Prime Minister Path

Business Insider is reporting that Boris Johnson has won the first round of the Conservative party leadership contest. Johnson has won the backing of 114 Conservative MPs ahead of his nearest rival..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

A Bid To Block The UK's Next Prime Minister From A No-deal Brexit [Video]A Bid To Block The UK's Next Prime Minister From A No-deal Brexit

According to Business Insider, Britain's next prime minister could be blocked from forcing a no-deal Brexit after a cross-party group of MPs announced plans to introduce legislation later this month,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Tory leadership race: Ten contenders confirmed by 1922 Committee [Video]Tory leadership race: Ten contenders confirmed by 1922 Committee

Ten contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the first round of voting by MPs, the joint acting chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee Dame Cheryl Gillan has said.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:25Published

Tory leadership race: Who are the ten contenders? [Video]Tory leadership race: Who are the ten contenders?

Ten contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the first round of voting by MPs, the joint acting chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee Dame Cheryl Gillan has said.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:30Published

Tory leadership race: Contenders officially launch campaigns [Video]Tory leadership race: Contenders officially launch campaigns

Conservative MPs vying to become leader of the Party have officially launched their campaigns. Tory MPs had until 1700 on June 10 to enter the contest.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

Change UK: Six MPs quit as Anna Soubry becomes leader [Video]Change UK: Six MPs quit as Anna Soubry becomes leader

Anna Soubry has become leader of Change UK after six MPs quit the party. The newly formed party split as high-profile figures like Chuka Umunna and ex-leader Heidi Allen walked out.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

Tory leadership race: The runners and riders as James Cleverly withdraws [Video]Tory leadership race: The runners and riders as James Cleverly withdraws

Brexit Minister James Cleverly has pulled out of the Tory leadership race, claiming his fellow MPs were not comfortable with the idea of picking a "relatively new" colleague. The MP for Braintree, who..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:44Published

India elections: Modi to be formally elected by MPs [Video]India elections: Modi to be formally elected by MPs

Modi to meet parliamentarians at a special session on Saturday for formality to set in motion formation of new government.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

 

Why opposition MPs are happy with Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla

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

Swachhata Abhiyan: Lok Sabha Speaker urges MPs to work for fulfilment of Mahatma Gandhi's mission

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

Watch: BJP MPs Anurag Thakur and Hema Malini take part in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'

BJP MPs began cleaning Parliament premises as a mark of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
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