Lok Sabha witnessed repeated disruptions today amid Opposition protests over Delhi violence even as the government maintained that the matter will be discussed next week in the House. Continue Reading
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s “rape in India” barb at the Modi government at an election rally in Jharkhand triggered furious protests in Lok Sabha today by BJP members who sought an apology from him, with Union Minister Rajnath Singh stating that leaders like him have no “moral right” to be in Parliament.
Vehement protests by opposition members, especially those from the Congress, in the Lok Sabha over the political crisis in Maharashtra forced adjournment of the House proceedings for the day today, with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi dubbing the developments in the state as “murder of democracy”. Continue Reading
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has set up a Joint Committee on Offices of Profit and nominated BJP MP Satya Pal Singh as its chairperson. Continue Reading
The Speaker also encourage the members to use of e-copy of parliamentary papers. “We want that next parliament should be paperless. We are trying, you have to prepare for it in next two-and-a-half months,” he said, Continue Reading