Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021

MPs - Members of Parliament

Rajya Sabha Repeatedly Adjourned As Opposition Protests Suspension Of 12 MPs

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Opposition, including the Congress, Left parties and the TMC, persistently demanded revocation of the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha members.

Deputy Leader Naqvi Says "Opposition Should Come Out Of 'Hangover Of Feudal Arrogance', Accept Mistake"

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The government has stoutly defended the suspension of the 12 opposition members and demanded that all those guilty of disrupting the House in the Monsoon Session should not only apologise to the Chair for questioning him, but also to the House and the nation.

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Till Noon As Opposition Protests Suspension Of MPs

Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu expressed dismay at their conduct, and said the suspended MPs have shown no remorse, and there was no question of revoking their suspension.

Rajya Sabha Suspends 12 Oppn MPs For Remaining Part Of Winter Session For Unruly Behaviour

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Among the suspended Rrajya Sabha members, six are from the Congress, two each from the TMC and Shiv Sena and one each from the CPM and the CPI.

Farm Laws Repeal: Parliament Winter Session Likely To Begin On Stormy Note

The ruling BJP and main opposition party Congress have issued whips to their MPs to be present on the day, while the later has also demanded a resolution for the farmers who died during the protests against the three laws.

26 November, 2021

President Kovind: All MPs Are Defenders Of Dignity Of Parliament

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President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said all MPs, whether representing the ruling party or the opposition, are defenders of the dignity of Parliament and competition should not be confused with rivalry.

21 October, 2021

Farooq Abdullah Accuses BJP Of Spreading ‘Hate’ In Jammu For UP Elections

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The sitting Parliamentarian from Srinagar constituency and NC president Farooq Abdullah accused BJP of spreading ‘hate’ in Jammu in order to win the upcoming UP Assembly elections.

07 October, 2021

BJP Releases New National Executive List, Maneka And Varun Gandhi Dropped Among Others

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The BJP leaders and MPs who have been vocal against the agri laws have been dropped from the national executive list.

14 September, 2021

Delhi Police Book LJP MP Prince Paswan For Rape

Outlook Web Desk

Prince Paswan is a Member of Parliament from Samastipur in Bihar.

31 July, 2021

Recently-Removed Union Minister Babul Supriyo Quits Politics, To Resign From Lok Sabha

Outlook Correspondent

The singer-turned-politician made it clear that he was not making this declaration for any 'bargain'.

19 July, 2021

Jailed SP Leader's Health Deteriorates, Sent To Lucknow For Treatment

Outlook Web Bureau

Azam Khan has been lodged in jail in connection with cheating and many other cases, was admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Lucknow in May after being infected with COVID-19.


11 July, 2021

Where Will India Get Manpower For War: SP MP's Dig At UP Population Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

Where will we get manpower in case of war if people are not allowed to procreate, asks SP MP

24 June, 2021

Maneka Gandhi Hurls Abuses At Agra Vet Over Shoddy Surgery On Dog, Audio Leaked

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The Indian Veterinary Association (IVA) members of Agra protested in the city raising slogans against Gandhi.

10 June, 2021

Actor-MP Nusrat Jahan Says Her Marriage With Nikhil Jain Invalid In India As It Was Held In Turkey

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Jahan is reportedly dating actor and assembly poll candidate Yash Dasgupta in recent times.

13 February, 2021

TMC Leader Mahua Moitra Says, 'BSF Officers Stationed Outside Residence, Under Some Surveillance'

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In a series of tweets, Mahua Moitra requested the PM, Home Minister and the Police Commissioner of Delhi to remove the BSF officers who were posted outside her house

19 January, 2021

Lok Sabha Speaker Assures All Covid Protocols During Budget Session

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday said all necessary arrangements will be made as per the Covid-19 protocols during the forthcoming Budget Session of the Parliament starting from January 29

23 September, 2020

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Sine Die


Rajya Sabha has been adjourned eight days ahead of schedule. The House passed 25 bills, including the controversial farm bills amid protests by the opposition.


22 September, 2020

‘Will Consider Revoking Suspension Of 8 RS MPs, If They Apologise’, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad


Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded that the eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs apologise for their ‘unruly behaviour.’

Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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