House, govt to take call on Dy Speaker election: LS Speaker Om Birla
Amid the Opposition's demand for the election of the Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said Thursday the house and the government have to take a call on it.
MLAs of Haryana allowed to use ‘red flag’ on vehicle for identification
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Speaker disallows debate on China border face-off, Congress walks out
However, it was almost a solitary protest by the Congress as even like-...
Karnataka Assembly Speaker admits Congress' notice of no-confidence against BJP government
As the House met following a short break after paying obituary references to Union Minister of State Suresh Angadi, Siddaramaiah informed the Chair about the notice he along with party colleagues submitted this morning.
‘Convention’ of Parliament highlighted by Speaker outdated, says Bhartruhari Mahtab
Senior BJD MP and Standing Committee on Labour chairman Bhartruhari Mahtab said the “convention” of Parliament and the parliamentary committees avoiding discussions on sub-judice matters was no longer relevant because of the advent of “many new instruments such the public interest litigation and exponential growth in information technology and the media”.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla chairs meeting on arrangements for Monsoon Session
The Monsoon Session of Parliament is likely to start from September 14 and conclude on October 1.
Lok Sabha Speaker writes to Parliament panel heads on rules for summoning persons
Sources have informed ET that Birla cited Rule 270 of Rules of the Lok Sabha that deals with powers of a committee to send for persons, papers and records. The Speaker is understood to have directed the chairpersons that they should give due consideration to this and other relevant rules and directions while selecting subjects for examination.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla asks members to remain seated while speaking, maintain social distancing
It is for the first time in the history that both the Houses are being utilised for the convenience and safety of the members, Birla said, adding even some members have been allotted seats in visitors' gallery.
Congress eyes Deputy Speaker’s post, floats Dalit MP Kodikkunnil Suresh’s name
The Congress seems to be exploring the possibility of a quid pro quo with NDA: Avoid a contest to the RS Deputy Chairman’s post and have a consensus Opposition nominee as LS Deputy Speaker.
Parliament norms on social distancing gives government floor advantage
The social distancing norms and the scattered seating arrangements would clearly hamper the Opposition aggression in this session, thus giving the government an upper hand in pushing with its legislative business.
Dollar clings on, yen creeps higher as Fed speakers in focus
Against a basket of currencies the dollar was steady at 92.943, roughly in the middle of a range it has kept for about two months.
Par panel would like to be apprised of impact of internet suspension in J-K: Tharoor to Speaker
Tharoor had written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on August 27 in response to his letter to parliamentary panel chairmen asking them to adhere to rules and avoid taking issues that were sub-judice, while the agenda of the panel's meeting was updated on August 28.
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan urges LS speaker not to curtail question, zero hours
Congress floor leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday urged Speaker Om Birla trough a letter to continue with the Question Hour and Zero Hour by pointing the vital role these special hours playing in raising many important issues on the floor of Parliament.
Apple unveils iPhone 12 with 5G, HomePod Mini smart speaker
The annual launch event is nearly one month later than normal and comes as the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted Apple's well-oiled machine for designing and churning out its biggest-selling product.
Trump kin in the spotlight as key speakers at Republican Convention
The kin of US candidates normally partake in the rituals of presidential campaigns: Last week’s virtual Democratic convention saw Joe Biden flanked by his children and grandchildren, who highlighted the qualities of their 77-year-old patriarch.