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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 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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'Did you hear PM Modi say the word...': Rahul Gandhi's fresh salvo on Ladakh [Video]

'Did you hear PM Modi say the word...': Rahul Gandhi's fresh salvo on Ladakh

Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi intensified his attack on the Central government over the persisting tension with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. The..

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‘His opinion’: Kamal Nath after Rahul Gandhi calls ‘item’ remark ‘unfortunate’ [Video]

‘His opinion’: Kamal Nath after Rahul Gandhi calls ‘item’ remark ‘unfortunate’

Facing flak for his "item" jibe about Madhya Pradesh minister Imarti Devi, state Congress chief Kamal Nath has expressed regret and claimed that he did not say anything disrespectful. While Congress..

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‘Past govts focused on productivity, ignored farmers’ profitability’: PM Modi [Video]

‘Past govts focused on productivity, ignored farmers’ profitability’: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that for far too long governments have been focused on increasing productivity and have ignored farmers’ profitability. PM Modi’s remarks come as farmer groups..

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'Request Rahul Gandhi to scrap black laws when he becomes PM': Punjab CM on farm laws [Video]

'Request Rahul Gandhi to scrap black laws when he becomes PM': Punjab CM on farm laws

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with other party workers attended 'Kisan Bachao Rally' in Sangrur on October 05. Chief Minister of Punjab, Capt Amarinder Singh addressed the rally. He said, "The law..

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Rahul Gandhi joins 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' in Punjab's Moga [Video]

Rahul Gandhi joins 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' in Punjab's Moga

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took part in "Kheti Bachao Yatra" against farm laws in Punjab's Moga district along with CM Captain Amarinder Singh and other Congress leaders. "What was the need to..

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Watch: Sukhbir Badal begins ‘Kisan March’ after praying at Golden Temple [Video]

Watch: Sukhbir Badal begins ‘Kisan March’ after praying at Golden Temple

The Shiromani Akali Dal has launched three ‘kisan marches’ against the farm laws framed by the government. SAD Chief Sukhbir Badal paid obeisance at the Golden Temple before launching one of the..

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BSP will not forge alliance for upcoming by-elections in UP, MP: Mayawati [Video]

BSP will not forge alliance for upcoming by-elections in UP, MP: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati on September 29 said that her party will contest by-elections in UP and MP on its own. "Election Commission today announced by-elections for Lok Sabha and Assembly..

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Agri reform bills: SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia joins nation-wide protest [Video]

Agri reform bills: SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia joins nation-wide protest

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), General Secretary, Bikram Singh Majithia participated in the nation-wide 'Bharat Bandh' protest in Amritsar against new farm bills. "If there is any misunderstanding between..

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CITU stages protest in Bengaluru against amendments to labour laws [Video]

CITU stages protest in Bengaluru against amendments to labour laws

Members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) staged protest in Bengaluru against amendments to labour laws. Earlier, while talking on the amendments, Information and Broadcasting Minister, Prakash..

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‘Will join politics if people want’: Ex-Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey [Video]

‘Will join politics if people want’: Ex-Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey

Former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey has hinted at taking the political plunge ahead of the assembly elections in Bihar later in the year. The top cop has been in the news recently for his ‘aukaat’..

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Rajya Sabha passes Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 [Video]

Rajya Sabha passes Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020

Rajya Sabha passed the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 on September 23. Lok Sabha had passed the bill on September 21. Minister of State MHA Nityanand Rai in Rajya Sabha said..

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Watch: Amid protests over farm bills, Modi govt raises MSP of six rabi crops [Video]

Watch: Amid protests over farm bills, Modi govt raises MSP of six rabi crops

Amid resentment among farmers over the agri bills passed in Parliament, the Narendra Modi government has made a big outreach to farmers. The Modi government has hiked the minimum price for buying six..

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We failed to manage both COVID and economy: Shashi Tharoor in Lok Sabha [Video]

We failed to manage both COVID and economy: Shashi Tharoor in Lok Sabha

Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor on September 20 hit out at the Central government over the COVID-19 handling and management of the economy. "We have the worst..

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Farmers in Maharashta's Dhule welcome Centre's farm bills [Video]

Farmers in Maharashta's Dhule welcome Centre's farm bills

Farmers of Maharashtra's Dhule district welcomed the new agriculture reform bills. The bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha today amid oppositions' ruckus. One of the farmers said, "The Bills..

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Farm bills: Haryana farmers block NH-9 [Video]

Farm bills: Haryana farmers block NH-9

Farmers of Haryana blocked National Highway-09 during the protest against the new agricultural Bills. Farmers also held 'road roko' protest in Jind and Ambala. "8 DSP, 20 inspectors and 800 police..

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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury questions PM Modi's 'silence' over Hathras rape case

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'Himachal ka chhokra': PM's affectionate reference to Anurag Thakur

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EC holds back bypoll dates as 4 states point to elections in’21

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Opposition members boycotted last day of session due to some political compulsions: Om Birla

Opposition members boycotted the last day of the Monsoon Session due to some "political compulsions," Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Friday, noting that they conveyed they have no issues with him.
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Lok Sabha saw 68.65% average attendance, 8,700 Covid-19 tests conducted in Parliament during monsoon session: Speaker Om Birla


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1cr migrants, including those on foot, returned home: Govt

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Parliament passes bill giving national importance tag to five new IIITs

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Govt hikes minimum support price for wheat, five other rabi crops

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Farm Bills: Bharatiya Kisan Union calls for nationwide protest on September 25

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Lok Sabha witnesses noisy scene over introduction of tax bill

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Rajya Sabha passes bills for reduction of MPs, ministers' salaries, opposition demands restoration of MPLAD

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