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Lok Sabha: Lower house of the Parliament of India
The Lok Sabha, or House of the People, is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha. Members of the Lok Sabha are elected by an adult universal suffrage and a first-past-the-post system to represent their respective constituencies, and they hold their seats for five years or until the body is dissolved by the President on the advice of the council of ministers. The house meets in the Lok Sabha Chambers of the Sansad Bhavan, New Delhi.

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'200 or more seats': Dilip Ghosh confident of BJP sweeping West Bengal polls [Video]

'200 or more seats': Dilip Ghosh confident of BJP sweeping West Bengal polls

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh is confident of the party's win in state assembly polls. Ghosh said that BJP will sweep Bengal polls by 200 of the total 294 Assembly seats. "We (BJP) are ready for..

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Will not get less than 200 seats, claims Dilip Ghosh ahead of WB polls [Video]

Will not get less than 200 seats, claims Dilip Ghosh ahead of WB polls

BJP West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh while speaking to ANI claimed that BJP will not get less than 200 seats in the upcoming state assembly elections. He further said that we are going ahead with the..

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Watch: Rahul Gandhi’s ‘useless & useful’ comment at PM Modi [Video]

Watch: Rahul Gandhi’s ‘useless & useful’ comment at PM Modi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has destroyed the institutional balance in the country by 'systematically attacking elected institutions and..

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Autonomous District Council should be empowered: LS Speaker in Meghalaya [Video]

Autonomous District Council should be empowered: LS Speaker in Meghalaya

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday addressed the Members of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly. In the context of demand for Inner Line Permit (ILP), Om Birla said, "We said that we should all work..

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Mohan Delkar, Lok Sabha MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, found dead in Mumbai [Video]

Mohan Delkar, Lok Sabha MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, found dead in Mumbai

Mohan Delkar, seven-term Lok Sabha member from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, was found dead in a Mumbai hotel on Monday, police said. The body of Delkar (58), Independent MP from Dadra and Nagar Haveli Union..

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Dadra and Nagar Haveli MP allegedly dies by suicide in Mumbai [Video]

Dadra and Nagar Haveli MP allegedly dies by suicide in Mumbai

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Member of Parliament (MP) Mohan Delkar allegedly died by suicide at a hotel in South Mumbai. His body has been sent for postmortem. Police began investigation. While speaking to..

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PM Modi ridiculed MGNREGA but accepted it played as saviour during COVID: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

PM Modi ridiculed MGNREGA but accepted it played as saviour during COVID: Rahul Gandhi

While addressing a gathering in his Lok Sabha constituency, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that when Narendra Modi became the PM, he ridiculed Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act..

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Watch: Ramdas Athawale counters Rahul Gandhi’s jibe with marriage advice [Video]

Watch: Ramdas Athawale counters Rahul Gandhi’s jibe with marriage advice

RPI MP Ramdas Athawale has countered Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s ‘hum do, humarey do’ jibe at the government. Athawale suggested that Rahul should get married if he wants to promote the slogan..

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People who fought DDC elections to bring back Article 370, lost: Amit Shah [Video]

People who fought DDC elections to bring back Article 370, lost: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah in Lok Sabha said that even BJP's rivals can't say that there was fraud and unrest during the District Development Council elections in the Jammu and Kashmir. Amit Shah said,..

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JandK to get statehood at appropriate time: HM Amit Shah in LS [Video]

JandK to get statehood at appropriate time: HM Amit Shah in LS

"Statehood would be given to Jammu and Kashmir at an appropriate time," said Home Minister Amit Shah during the Lok Sabha session on February 13. This comes after some Member of Parliament said that..

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Watch: FM Sitharaman hits back at Rahul Gandhi over 'Hum do, Hamare do' jibe [Video]

Watch: FM Sitharaman hits back at Rahul Gandhi over 'Hum do, Hamare do' jibe

FM Nirmala Sitharaman hit back at Congress’ Rahul Gandhi over his ‘Hum do, Hamare do’ jibe. She said that the ‘real cronies’ of the govt are the common people of the country. The finance..

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Lok Sabha MPs sat till late night to compensate week-long impasse: Om Birla [Video]

Lok Sabha MPs sat till late night to compensate week-long impasse: Om Birla

Speaking on the first phase of ongoing Budget session, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Om Birla on February 13 said, "There was an impasse in the first week, but it was soon resolved after I spoke to MPs and..

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Sitharaman counters Rahul's 'Hum do hamare do' taunt with jibe at Gandhi family [Video]

Sitharaman counters Rahul's 'Hum do hamare do' taunt with jibe at Gandhi family

While replying to the Budget discussion in the lower house of the Parliament, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 13 took a jibe on Rahul Gandhi's 'Hum do hamare do' remarks in Lok..

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Core allocation increased despite including water, sanitation in Health Budget: FM [Video]

Core allocation increased despite including water, sanitation in Health Budget: FM

While replying to the Budget discussion in the lower house of the Parliament, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 13 said that despite bringing water and sanitation in the Health..

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Common 'janta' are govt's cronies: FM Sitharaman [Video]

Common 'janta' are govt's cronies: FM Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 13 denounced the accusation of being 'hand in gloves' with crony capitalists and said that government's cronies are the common 'janta' of this..

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First fight Abhishek, then me: Mamata Banerjee challenges Amit Shah

Addressing a party rally in Pailan in the South 24 Parganas district, Mamata Banerjee said that Abhishek could have taken the easy route of being an MP by choosing to be a Rajya Sabha member but he..
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West Bengal: BJP leader Shibaji Singha Roy injured in attack at Kolkata, hospitalised

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BJP slams Rahul, calls him a 'migrant leader' who has taken refuge in Kerala after being rejected in Amethi

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Government's 2022 J&K plan: Resettlement of Kashmiri Pandits, 25K jobs, train link

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Parliament approves J&K reorganisation amendment bill

A bill to merge the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) cadre of all-India services officers with the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre was passed by Lok Sabha on Saturday by a voice..
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J&K's development Modi govt's top priority: Amit Shah

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Congress MP moves motion against Sitharaman for calling Rahul Gandhi 'doomsday man of India'

Congress Member of Parliament TN Prathapan on Saturday moved a notice for privilege motion against Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on her 'Doomsday man of India' remark against Wayanad MP..
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Jammu and Kashmir will get statehood at an appropriate time, says Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the statehood would be given to Jammu and Kashmir at an "appropriate" time. While replying to the discussion on the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation..
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Govt introduces Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in LS

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Union Budget has set pace for India to become Aatmanirbhar: FM Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

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Smriti Irani slams Rahul Gandhi after latter talks against farm laws during discussion over Budget in Lok Sabha

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Ruckus in Lok Sabha over farm laws; planned strategy, says PM Modi

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Congress MPs stage a walkout during PM Narendra Modi's reply in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on the President's Address.
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Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra's critical reference to a former chief justice of India created uproar in Lok Sabha on Monday, with treasury members accusing her of violating parliamentary rules and..
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