A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament. In many countries with bicameral parliaments, this category includes specifically members of the lower house, as upper houses often have a different title. Member of Congress is an equivalent term in other jurisdictions.
The BSP has already announced to field candidates for all 70 seats in the Delhi elections. According to sources, the meeting will be attended by Delhi in-charge MPs, as well as the leaders of the Delhi.. IndiaTimes - Published
A Congress fact-finding team is scheduled to visit JNU on Wednesday. The team headed by Sushmita Dev has three former student leaders, who will visit the spot and speak to students to try and find out.. IndiaTimes - Published
Tooting MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan has told ITV News' Acting Prime Minister podcast that she we would like to create a 'Ministry of Fabulosity', saying: "It's a real thing, it will be full of fabulous MPs..
Boris Johnson has departed the Houses of Parliament after Brexit bill win. The Prime Minister had MPs rally behind his withdrawal agreement as they voted 358 to 234 in favour. Report by Browna. Like us..
MPs today voted 358 to 234 in favour of Boris Johnson's Brexit bill. The Prime Minister put forward a second reading of the bill which previously failed to get the votes needed. Report by Browna. Like..
Britain took a big step closer to leaving the EU as Boris Johnson's Brexit deal was backed by a large majority of MPs. The second reading of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill was passed by..
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"I should be allowed to hang the four men convicted in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case. This will send a message throughout the country that a woman can also conduct execution. Rapists should learn lessons.. IndiaTimes - Published
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi’s “rape in India” barb at the Modi government at a poll rally in Jharkhand triggered furious protests in both Houses on Friday, with BJP MPs demanding an apology and.. IndiaTimes - Published
A delegation of BJP's women parliamentarians including Union minister Smriti Irani on Friday approached the Election Commission and demanded "strongest possible action" against Congress leader Rahul.. IndiaTimes - Published
"This is the first time in history that a leader is giving a clarion call that Indian women should be raped. Is this Rahul Gandhi's message to the people of the country?" Smriti Irani said. DNA - Published
A parliamentary strategy meeting was held at Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence on Sunday where it was decided to rope in support from other opposition parties with Ghulam Nabi Azad helming.. IndiaTimes - Published
The party has decided to issue whip to all its MPs in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members to attend the session during Monday to Wednesday. BJD has 12 MPs in the Lok Sabha while it has seven in Rajya.. IndiaTimes - Published
From the next session, MPs may have to pay more for the food they are provided in Parliament canteen after they unanimously gave an in-principle approval to a proposal on Thursday to withdraw the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Speaker's ruling came after he found that Shiv Sena member Prataprao Ganpatrao Jadhav remained absent after giving his name for asking a supplementary question related to the ministry of chemicals.. IndiaTimes - Published
The issue of absenteeism among BJP MPs from Parliament was raised at the parliamentary party meeting on Tuesday, with Rajnath Singh underlining PM Narendra Modi's dissatisfaction over lack of their.. IndiaTimes - Published
MPs on Monday called for swift death penalty to rape convicts, their public lynching or surgical and physical castration and their trials in fast-track courts. Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu.. IndiaTimes - Published
"What happens even after punishment is given (to convicts). We all are witness...appeal, mercy (petition)...can anybody think of having mercy on such people," Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu.. IndiaTimes - Published
Death penalty for rapists, lynching of convicts in public and castration of those convicted were among the demands made in Rajya Sabha on Monday as MPs expressed outrage over the Hyderabad rape and.. IndiaTimes - Published
"At that time (2014), the House was adjourned and the MP was asked by the then government to apologise," he said, adding that the BJP speaks of discipline but its leaders continued to show disrespect.. IndiaTimes - Published
There was a sequence to the events, as one MP started dozing while the Finance Minister was speaking. A little bit more into the reply and a second MP was also spotted dozing. Thereafter, Minister of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Some Japanese lawmakers giggled this week during a drill to practice the use of disaster prevention helmets, at least one of which was put on backwards, prompting Twitter users to question if they were.. Reuters - Published
Congress leaders carrying placards with messages like "save Constitution" and "save democracy" and a black banner which said "stop murder of democracy" jostled with the marshals. According to the.. IndiaTimes - Published
The scuffle started after the Speaker ordered the security officers to forcibly remove two Congress MPs who were vociferously protesting in the Well of the House over the political situation in.. DNA - Published
Speaking to reporters, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad hit out at the opposition party soon after Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned due to vehement opposition by Congress members over the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s plan to rebuild the party in politically crucial UP is facing stiff resistance from the old guard. The discord in ranks was visible at the meeting.. IndiaTimes - Published
A much-anticipated discussion in the Lok Sabha on air pollution in the capital took a “pro-farmer” turn with MPs arguing that agriculturists should not be vilified for stubble burning, which.. IndiaTimes - Published
he Vishwa Hindu Parishad is set to launch a a Citizenship (Amendment) Bill campaign to win the support of parliamentarians, especially TMC MPs, who are vehemently against the proposed legislation. VHP.. IndiaTimes - Published
A Lebanese parliament session is expected to be postponed on Tuesday because protests had prevented MPs from arriving, two parliamentary sources said, torpedoing the first session since demonstrations.. Reuters - Published
A pro-Kurdish opposition party is considering withdrawing lawmakers from Turkey's parliament due to mounting pressure it is facing, and as an act of protest against the government's decision to oust 24.. Reuters - Published
Opposition leaders also raised the issue of MPs not being allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of its special status, whereas parliamentarians from Europe have been taken to the state,.. IndiaTimes - Published
The winter session is from November 18 to December 13. During the session, which will be the last session of Parliament in 2019, there should be high quality of debates in which all MPs should.. IndiaTimes - Published
A day before the landmark 250th session of Rajya Sabha begins, its chairman Venkaiah Naidu expressed concern over absenteeism of members in department-related parliamentary standing committees, saying.. IndiaTimes - Published
With the Shiv Sena pulling out of BJP-led govt at the Centre over differences in govt formation in Maharashtra, the seating arrangement of party MPs in Rajya Sabha has been changed. Shiv Sena MPs.. IndiaTimes - Published
Sharp and heated exchanges preceded a discussion on the Jammu and Kashmir situation by the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs on Friday, with BJP members objecting to the issue being.. IndiaTimes - Published
A crucial parliamentary panel meeting called to discuss the pollution crisis in Delhi-NCR had to be cancelled at the eleventh hour on Friday as only four of 29 MPs turned up for it. The absentees.. IndiaTimes - Published