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First-time MPs called the shots at 16th Lok Sabha

Unprecedented number of debutants brought vigour and colour to proceedings; 61 women parliamentarians a signal that India is ready for change
DNA - Published

Twenty two bills set to lapse with dissolution of 16th Lok Sabha

A controversial Bill that lapsed with the last session of Lok Sabha is The Adhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which was passed by Lok Sabha on January 4 but could not be taken up for..
IndiaTimes - Published

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Rabri Devi Says “His Memory Is Fading” to Mulayam Singh

Patna: A day after after Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, on Thursday, said Mulayam Singh..
IndiaVision - Published

16th Lok Sabha: Less number of sittings but more time spent on legislation

During the 16th Lok Sabha, 180 bills were passed and 45 ordinances promulgated.
Sify - Published

From disbelief to disagreement, political leaders and journalists react to Mulayam Singh Yadav's praise of Narendra Modi

Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav took everyone by surprise on Wednesday, the last session of the 16th Lok Sabha, by congratulating and praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and saying that..
Firstpost - Published

Explained: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, triple talaq bill among 46 draft laws set to lapse as Parliament adjourns sine die

Parliament explained: The 16th Lok Sabha had a total of 17 sessions and 331 sittings in which a total of 219 Bills were introduced, out of which 205 were passed. Overall productivity was 85 per cent,..
Firstpost - Published

'Neither did plane fly, nor did earthquake occur': Modi peppers last Lok Sabha speech with digs at Rahul Gandhi

In his last speech in the 16th Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took potshots at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his various gestures and comments made in the House during the..
Firstpost - Published

Least met Lok Sabha concludes, polls ahoy!

The 16th Lok Sabha, that gave a full majority to a single party after 30 years, will also go down in the history for sittings least numbers of days.
DNA - Published

PM Modi pitches for strong govt, takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi in final address to 16th Lok Sabha

Modi said the House did not witness any earthquake, an apparent reference to claims of Rahul Gandhi that his revelation on Rafale would create tremors.
DNA - Published

Rafale deal row: Centre to table CAG report in Parliament on Tuesday, day before last session of 16th Lok Sabha

The Rafale issue was even raised before the Supreme Court, which did not find any substance in the allegations.
Firstpost - Published

Govt to table CAG report on Rafale deal tomorrow

The CAG report will be tabled on Tuesday, a day before the end of the present Lok Sabha session. This is the last session of the 16th Lok Sabha as the general elections are due in April-May.
IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court sets February-end deadline on Lokpal but Centre drags its feet citing technical difficulties, manpower issues

The reasons cited for the delay in process varied from absence of the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha (a position which remains vacant in the 16th Lok Sabha as no party managed to win the requisite..
Firstpost - Published

With Narendra Modi wave waning, NDA must keep flock together in face of united Opposition, anti-incumbency

The NDA's tally has come down to 303 from an original 336 in the 16th Lok Sabha as allies abandoned ship and BJP failed to win by-polls in seats it had previously captured.
Firstpost - Published

DNA Edit - Lame duck government: In effect, this winter session is the last of the 16th Lok Sabha

The session, which began on December 11, will wind up on January 8.
DNA - Published

Kamal Nath appointed Madhya Pradesh chief minister

The 72-year-old Kamal Nath's political experience trumped Jyotiraditya Scindia who was in a neck-to-neck competition for the top post. Nath will serve his first term as the chief minister of Madhya..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kamal Nath gives a tough fight to BJP in MP

Thirty-nine years later, the senior-most member in the 16th Lok Sabha donned the battle gear to help Indira Gandhi's grandson and Congress president Rahul Gandhi make huge gains for the opposition..
IndiaTimes - Published

Why Lok Sabha bypolls in Karnataka, not Andhra Pradesh? EC clarifies

A day after both the Congress and the BJP criticised the decision to hold bypolls in three Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka just ahead of 2019 elections, the Election Commission justified it,..
DNA - Published

30% of MPs put up a poor Lok Sabha show

Nearly 30% (175) of Lok Sabha MPs have participated in less than 20 debates and raised few questions since 2014, when the 16th Lok Sabha was constituted. There are 25 who have neither participated in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Monsoon Session 2018: Both Houses see increased productivity

Both the Houses of the Parliament have significantly improved their performance in the monsoon session which came to an end on Friday. The Rajya Sabha clocked 68 per cent productivity during the 17..
DNA - Published

Jayadev Galla: 5 points to know about the TDP MP who opened no-confidence debate in Lok Sabha

As Lok Sabha witnessed its most intense showdown on Friday, the man to lead the TDP sponsored no-confidence motion against the Modi government was Jayadev Galla. Galla, the Guntur MP, was chosen by..
DNA - Published

No-Confidence Motion: Centre faces no trust vote in Lok Sabha today, here is all you need to know

In the last four years, the opposition has virtually been bulldozed in the Lok Sabha owing to the overwhelming majority enjoyed by the Narendra Modi government. But the 16th Lok Sabha is all set to..
DNA - Published

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Stormy scenes ahead with thorny debates, no-confidence motion in the offing

Memories of a near-washout Budget Session precede the convening of the Monsoon Session, which will be the penultimate session of the 16th Lok Sabha.
Firstpost - Published

Govt calls Rahul Gandhi's push for Women's Bill a gimmick

Congress president Rahul Gandhi asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to ensure the passage of the long-pending Women's Reservation Bill, prompting the government to call the move a political..
DNA - Published

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Great expectations

Much is expected of Parliament's Monsoon Session that starts on July 18, especially after a cycle of disruptions in the past sittings stalled passage of laws crucial to India's present and future. The..
DNA - Published

In Kairana, a stronger opposition and a verdict for change: Tabassum Hasan emerges as face of united Opposition

As expected, the high-profile Kairana Lok Sabha seat in western Uttar Pradesh went to Tabassum Hasan, the 'Mahagathbandhan' candidate who won with a thumping margin of over 30,000 votes, giving Uttar..
Firstpost - Published

UP gets its first Muslim Lok Sabha MP in four years

Tabassum Hasan of Rashtriya Lok Dal has become the first Muslim candidate to enter the Lok Sabha from Uttar Pradesh since 2014. Despite Muslims accounting for 19% of the state’s total population, UP..
IndiaTimes - Published

Tabassum Hasan is first Muslim MP from UP in 16th Lok Sabha - Published

PM Modi wishes JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda on his 85th birthday

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi wished the former Prime Minister and JD(S) chief Shri HD Deve Gowda on his 85th birthday. PM Modi took to twitter to wish the veteran leader from Karnataka. PM..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra MPs asked most questions, initiated most debates in 16th Lok Sabha session, says NGO Prime Point Foundation

Members of the Lok Sabha from Maharashtra are the top 10 performers of the 16th Lok Sabha up to the recently concluded budget session, K Srinivasan, Founder, Prime Point Foundation, said
Firstpost - Published

Parliament session heads towards a washout

No significant business has been transacted by the two Houses in the last 18 days, making the current period one of the least productive in the 16th Lok Sabha.
IndiaTimes - Published

Search at Delhi Chief Minister's house: 7 CCTV cameras found not working

Delhi Police, which searched Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Friday for CCTV footages in connection with the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, said no cameras were..
Mid-Day - Published

Let statutory body decide MPs' salaries: Varun Gandhi

My request is to initiate a movement aimed at the economically advantaged MPs, to forego our remuneration for the remainder of this 16th Lok Sabha, says Varun Gandhi
DNA - Published

Varun Gandhi wants rich MPs to forgo salaries

BJP MP Varun Gandhi has urged Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to initiate a “movement” where rich MPs forgo their salaries for the remaining term of the present (16th) Lok Sabha. The term of the..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Deccan Herald

'Election Atlas of India': Reference book on Lok Sabha polls from 1952 to 2014 released

The "Election Atlas of India" contains the poll results of all the parliamentary constituencies of the country, from the first general election in 1951-52 till the 2014 polls, which led to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Dedicated party veterans, ex-bureaucrats in Modi's chosen nine

The nine new members to be inducted in the Union council of ministers include four former senior bureaucrats and also BJP leaders from the states of Karnataka, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh which go to..
Deccan Herald - Published

Joined Infosys at 26, re-joined at 62, says Nilekani

At 62, most people would be glad to hang up their boots and enjoy retirement. But not for Nandan Nilekani, who has been brought back to turn around the fortunes of the crisis-hit Infosys as the new..
Deccan Herald - Published

Forego salary hike: Varun Gandhi urges fellow lawmakers

BJP member Varun Gandhi on Tuesday demanded setting up of an independent authority to fix lawmakers salaries and made a fervent appeal to forego privileges at least for the remaining duration of the..
Deccan Herald - Published

Among all Maha MPs, Gaikwad spends the least from his funds

After completing three years of their term in 16th Lok Sabha, many of the Members of Parliament from Maharashtra appear clueless at least in one aspect — how to utilise the MP Local Area Development..
DNA - Published

Budget Session of Parliament adjourned sine die

[India], April 12 (ANI): The Budget Session of Parliament adjourned sine die today. It was one of the more productive sessions for both Houses during the 16th Lok Sabha. In addition to passing the
Sify - Published

Controversies not new to Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

For Ravindra Gaikwad, a Shiv Sena MP, being in public glare because of controversies is nothing new. He is now in the eye of the storm for bashing up an Air India employee. The 56-year-old is..
Deccan Herald - Published

Varsities should be place of debate, not violence: Prez

*Advocating free thinking in university campuses, President Pranab Mukherjee today said students and faculties must engage in "reasoned discussion and debate rather than propagating a culture of..
Deccan Herald - Published

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