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Sumitra Mahajan

‘What’s The Urgency?’: Sumitra Mahajan Reacts To Fake Death News

Apr 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

In a tweet late on Thursday night, Tharoor said, 'Saddened to learn of the passing of former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Majahan'

Asked Congress Leaders To Raise Issues Under BJP Govt In MP: Sumitra Mahajan

Dec 02, 2019 PTI

Sumitra Mahajan went on to claim she could not raise issues of public interest several times when her own party's government was in power in MP as she was 'tied down by discipline'.

Need To Provide Special Training For MPs Like Azam Khan, Says Sumitra Mahajan

'It is not (only) a matter of dignity of a woman or a man, Khan made an objectionable comment which hurt the prestige and traditions of the entire Parliament,' former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan said.

Sumitra Mahajan Not To Contest Lok Sabha Polls, Says 'Has Freed BJP To Make Its Choice'

Apr 05, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Lok Sabha Speaker and eight-time MP from Indore, Sumitra Mahajan, who turns 76 next week said there had been speculations whether the party will field someone who has crossed the 75-year age bar.

Former SC Judge Justice P C Ghose Likely To Be India's First Lokpal

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on Sunday recommended to be the first Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of India.

30 January, 2019

All Parties Assured Cooperation For Smooth Functioning Of Lok Sabha: Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday chaired an all-party meeting, which was attended by leaders of various parties.

25 January, 2019

'Cheap Shots': Omar Abdullah Hits Out At Sumitra Mahajan For Her Remarks On Priyanka Gandhi

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Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Priyanka Gandhi was formally given the charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday along with Jyotiraditya Scindia, who was given the charge of Uttar Pradesh west.

25 January, 2019

Rahul Gandhi Can't Handle Politics Alone, Needs Sister's Help: Sumitra Mahajan

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The Lok Sabha speaker was speaking about Priyanka Gandhi's recent political plunge.

24 January, 2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra''s Appointment Shows Rahul Gandhi Can't Handle Politics Alone: Sumitra Mahajan

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Ending years of speculation, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra formally entered politics on Wednesday with the Congress appointing her general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East in a move reflecting the party's intent to go full throttle in the state ahead of the general elections.

03 January, 2019

19 AIADMK, TDP Members Suspended By Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

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As many as 19 AIADMK and TDP MP's were suspended for four days by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday for repeatedly disrupting proceedings of the House.

02 January, 2019

26 AIADMK, TDP Members Suspended By Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday has suspended twenty-six members belonging to AIADMK and TDP for causing grave disorder in the House.

20 December, 2018

Lok Sabha To Discuss Triple Talaq Bill On December 27

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The bill is aimed to protect the rights of married Muslim women and prohibit divorce by pronouncing talaq by their husbands.

07 September, 2018

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Makes A 'Chocolate And Kid' Analogy For SC/SC Act

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"Suppose if I give a big chocolate to my son and I later realise that it is not good for him to have so much of it at one go, one will try to take back the chocolate from the child," she said.

13 August, 2018

Somnath Chatterjee Was My Guide, I Always Used To Call Him, Now Whom Shall I Call: Sumitra Mahajan

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"When he was the Speaker and I was in Opposition... He loved me as his younger sister. He used to care. When I became Speaker, the first phone came from him," Mahajan said.

25 July, 2018

Privilege Motion Notices Against PM Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman Being Considered: Sumitra Mahajan

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The notices were submitted by the Congress charging the two leaders with allegedly misleading the House on the Rafale deal issue.

20 July, 2018

'Rahulji Is Like My Son, It's My Duty As A Mother To Correct Him': Sumitra Mahajan On Cong President's Wink

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She added that the members should maintain the decorum in the House.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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