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No Consensus On Anti-Defection Law: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Nov 18, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

The Presiding Officers of the various state assemblies and legislative councils failed to reach a consensus on anti-law defection law.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pitches For 'One Nation, One Legislative Platform'

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

With Parliament often witnessing disruptions over a variety of issues, Modi said the conduct of lawmakers should be in line with Indian values. Traditions and systems of the Houses should be inherently Indian, he said.


Parliament Committees Reconstituted, Chairmen From Congress Retained

BJP member Jual Oram will retain the chairmanship of the Committee on Defence, in which Congress leader Rahul Gandhi continues to be a member.

Lok Sabha Speaker Birla Visits Pangong Lake Near LAC

Aug 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said the chemistry between locals and the defence personel makes this area totally secure.


3 Bills Passed In Parliament Amid Unrelenting Protests Over Pegasus Snooping Row

The government move didn’t go well with Congress party, which accused it of “violating” constitutional and democratic norms.

08 August, 2021

Government Has Made Mockery Of Democracy: Shashi Tharoor

Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader Tharoor hit back at PM Modi’s remark that Opposition is insulting Parliament.


05 August, 2021

‘Govt Violating Rules By Transacting Business When House Is Not In Order': RSP MP

Preetha Nair

MP NK Premachandran said that the passing of important Bills such as ‘Denationalization of General Insurance Sector, Tribunal Reforms Bill, Essential Defence Service Bill, amidst pandemonium violates rules, conventions, and precedents.


24 March, 2021

From Aamir Khan To Imran Khan, Five Famous People Who Tested Covid-19 Positive Recently

Outlook Web Bureau

The latest addition to the list is Bollywood actor Aamir Khan. The 56-year-old actor’s spokesperson confirmed that he has tested positive for Covid-19.


21 March, 2021

LS Speaker Om Birla Tests Positive For Covid-19, Admitted To AIIMS

Outlook Web Bureau

'He is stable and all his parameters are normal,' the All India Institute of Medical Sciences said in a statement.


20 January, 2021

All MPs To Undergo RT-PCR Tests For Covid-19 Before Budget Session: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Outlook Web Bureau

The Budget session will commence from January 29


13 January, 2021

All Parliaments Should Respect Each Others’ Sovereignty: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

Outlook Web Bureau

Birla’s remarks come days after the UK Parliament held a debate on the theme—‘India: Persecution of Minority Groups’


05 December, 2020

PM Modi To Lay Foundation Stone For New Parliament Building On Dec 10

PTI

The new Parliament building is being built at an estimated cost of Rs 971 crore.


03 March, 2020

Discussion On Delhi Riots After Holi, Says LS Speaker Amid Opposition Uproar

PTI

Amid the din in which BJP and Congress members tried to shove each other, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla adjourned the House for the day.


02 March, 2020

Ruckus In Parliament Over Delhi Riots; Congress MPs Raise Slogans, Demand Amit Shah's Resignation

ANI

Congress members demanded resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah and sought an answer from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the riots in northeast Delhi.


28 January, 2020

'Inappropriate For One Legislature To Pass Judgment On Another': Om Birla On EU Resolutions Against CAA

PTI

Om Birla also asserted that as members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, 'We should respect sovereign processes of fellow legislatures'.


28 December, 2019

Death Of 12 Infants In A Week, 77 In A Month At Government Hospital Shocks Kota

PTI

Out of the ten infants, who died between December 23 and 24, five were newborns.


21 November, 2019

'Big Scam': Congress Stages Walkout In Lok Sabha Over Electoral Bonds

Outlook Web Bureau

Under the electoral bonds scheme, the government has offered complete anonymity to those making donations. A donor could anonymously buy a bond and deposit it with the political party of his or her choice.


19 June, 2019

BJP MP Om Birla Elected As Lok Sabha Speaker; 'Matter Of Pride,' Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

With no opposition, the election of Om Birla, a two-time BJP member from Kota in Rajasthan, was a smooth affair. It is, however, a departure from the past, since a woman held the post since 2009.


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PSG player Lionel Messi reacts after winning the 2021 Ballon d'Or trophy during the 65th Ballon d'Or ceremony at Theatre du Chatelet, in Paris. Messi won the Ballon d'Or for seventh time.

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PSG player Lionel Messi, centre, flanked with hosts former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, left, and French journalist Sandy Heribert, right, reacts after winning the 2021 Ballon d'Or trophy during the 65th Ballon d'Or...

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PSG player Lionel Messi receives the 2021 Ballon d'Or trophy from his former Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez during the 65th Ballon d'Or ceremony at Theatre du Chatelet, in Paris.

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PSG player Lionel Messi receives the 2021 Ballon d'Or trophy from his former Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez during the 65th Ballon d'Or ceremony at Theatre du Chatelet, in Paris.

AP Photo/Christophe Ena

PSG player Lionel Messi reacts after winning the 2021 Ballon d'Or trophy during the 65th Ballon d'Or ceremony at Theatre du Chatelet, in Paris.

AP Photo/Christophe Ena
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