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Lok Sabha: Lower house of the Parliament of India
The Lok Sabha, constitutionally the 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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Asaduddin Owaisi’s official residence in Delhi vandalised, MP files complaint| Oneindia News [Video]

Asaduddin Owaisi’s official residence in Delhi vandalised, MP files complaint| Oneindia News

Stones were pelted on the house of AIMIM chief and Lok Sabha MP Asaduddin Owaisi’s residence in the national capital. The MP has filed a complaint with the police. owaisis residence..

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Mahua Moitra says she stands by cuss word, “Will call apple and apple” | Oneindia News [Video]

Mahua Moitra says she stands by cuss word, “Will call apple and apple” | Oneindia News

Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra created quite a controversy in the Parliament after she used a cuss word while attacking Adani in Lok Sabha. The MP has now come forward and defending her choice of..

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Budget 2023: 5 major announcements for the middle class | Oneindia News [Video]

Budget 2023: 5 major announcements for the middle class | Oneindia News

Today, i.e. on 1st February, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Indian Union Budget 2023-24 in the Parliament. This is Nirmala Sitharaman's fifth Union Budget and the current..

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Budget 2023: What has become costlier and what has become cheaper | Oneindia News [Video]

Budget 2023: What has become costlier and what has become cheaper | Oneindia News

Today, i.e. on 1st February, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Indian Union Budget 2023-24 in the Parliament. This is Nirmala Sitharaman's fifth Union Budget and the current..

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Budget 2023: What to expect from Modi government’s last full budget | Oneindia News [Video]

Budget 2023: What to expect from Modi government’s last full budget | Oneindia News

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the last full budget of the Modi government before the 2024 lok sabha elections. This is what people can expect. #Budget2023 #NirmalaSitharaman..

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Rahul Gandhi gets 2 years in jail for 2019 Modi remark; his future as MP at stake

Congress’s Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi faces possible disqualification from Lok Sabha and a six-year bar on contesting elections after a district court in Gujarat’s Surat on Thursday sentenced him to..
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Appropriation Bill: Lok Sabha clears Rs 45 lakh crore spend in 9 minutes, without discussion

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Appropriation Bill in less than nine minutes, without any discussion in the House, paving the way for the Centre to spend over Rs 45 lakh crore in the next..
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Lok Sabha passes Rs 45 lakh crore Budget 2023-24 without debate

Lok Sabha on Thursday approved the Union Budget envisaging an expenditure of around Rs 45 lakh crore for the fiscal year starting April 1 without any discussion, as the Opposition continued to create..
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Rahul Gandhi's conviction by Surat Court: Lawyer files complaint with Speaker, seeking his disqualification from Lok Sabha

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Rahul Gandhi defamation case: Will Congress MP lose his Lok Sabha membership over 'Modi surname' row?

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has been convicted in a defamation case for his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, landing a two-year jail sentence.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi convicted and gets two years jail in ‘Modi remarks’ case

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2-year jail for Rahul Gandhi in defamation case: Can he be disqualified from Lok Sabha?

A Surat court on Thursday sentenced former Congress president Rahul Gandhi to two years in jail in a 2019 criminal defamation case filed against him over his 'Modi surname' remarks. A two years..
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With the logjam in Parliament showing no signs of ending , Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is set to order a guillotine on Thursday, a procedure that allows the budget to be put to vote without discussion,..
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Lok Sabha passes J&K budget, but Parliament logjam on

Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a Rs 1.1 lakh crore budget for 2023-24 for J&K amid ruckus even as meetings held by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Rajya Sabha chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar with opposition..
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Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said the government has issued directions for blocking 110 YouTube-based news channels and 248 URLs since December, 2021 for carrying..
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Railways likely to hand over appointment letters to 50,000 in next round of Rozgar Mela

The Indian Railways is likely to hand over the appointment letters to around 50,000 new recruits in the next round of Rozgar Mela. The mela may be held early next month before the announcement of the..
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Congress should decide its role in 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Akhilesh Yadav


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No vaccine link to sudden cardiac deaths, Lok Sabha told


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Row over Rahul: Parliament's first week post recess one of least productive

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Ruckus over Rahul Gandhi’s remarks in the UK stalled both Houses of Parliament for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday with Lok Sabha proceedings lasting barely three minutes and the Rajya Sabha,..
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BJP pays homage to Kanshi Ram to woo Dalits before 2024 polls

Top BJP functionaries paid homage to BSP founder Kanshi Ram on his 89th birthday anniversary Wednesday, in a move seen as the party’s effort to reach out to Dalits ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha..
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Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to Lok Sabha Speaker against 'govt-sponsored disruption' in House


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BJP MP writes another letter to Speaker, demands termination of Rahul Gandhi’s membership for his remarks in London

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1, 791 kg heroin seized in 2022: Govt to Lok Sabha


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2024 Lok Sabha polls: NCP to repeat its alliance with SP in UP

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Opposition's mikes often silenced in LS, Rahul Gandhi tells British MPs

Congress member Rahul Gandhi told British parliamentarians on Monday that microphones in Lok Sabha are often silenced against the Opposition. "Our mikes are not out of order, they are functioning, but..
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After northeast sweep, BJP looks south to boost tally for 2024

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Never said who will lead or become PM: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge calls for opposition unity

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United opposition, including Congress, can restrict BJP to below 100 in 2024: Nitish Kumar

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Unparliamentary conduct, undesirable words in political discourse erode people's faith in democracy: LS Speaker Birla

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Supreme Court refuses to stay EC order on Shiv Sena name, symbol

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