Days after his minister warned Mark Zuckerberg on data leak, Modi reportedly asks MPs to get 3 lakh ‘genuine’ Facebook likes each

Just days after his minister Ravi Shankar Prasad issued threats to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed his MPs to get three lakh ‘genuine’ likes on the social media platform. A report by Hindustan Times said that the target was set on Friday in a dinner meeting that Modi and party … Read more

शशिकला की मुश्किलें बढ़ी, पन्नीरसेल्वम के समर्थन में आए कई सांसद

जहां एक तरफ शशिकला गवर्नर के सरकार बनाने के बुलावे के इंतजार में है। वहीं दूसरी और तमिलनाडु की राजनीति में चल रहा घमासान में एक नया मोड़ आने लग गया है। क्योंकि पन्नीरसेल्वम को समर्थन देने वालों में रोज नए बड़े नाम जुड़ते जा रहे हैं। मिली जानकारी के अनुसार, पन्नीरसेल्वम को 3 और सांसदों ने समर्थन … Read more

BJP warns MPs against making provocative remarks

Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday warned BJP members of parliament from making provocative statements, saying it diverts the attention from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development agenda. “We should be careful with words and should steer clear from controversies,” union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi quoted Naidu, the parliamentary affairs minister, as saying during the … Read more

Speaker asks MPs to ‘behave decently’ in winter session

Ahead of the winter session of parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has written to Members of Parliament and urged them to “behave decently”. “In ever aspect of life, we expect decent and sober behaviour from each other…,” Mahajan said in her letter. “As the speaker, can I expect from all of you that this highest symbol of democracy … Read more

AAP suspends two MPs from primary membership for colluding with rival ‘Akalis in Punjab’

The Public Affairs Committee of Aaam Aadmi Party on Saturday announced it was suspending two of its MPs from Punjab for indulging in anti-party activities. The two suspended MPs are Dharamavira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa. The PAC suspended both of them from the primary membership of the party before recommending disciplinary proceedings against them to … Read more

When exactly is India insulted? MPs’ laughter in parliament, PM Modi’s silence on Vyapam or government’s apathy to dying farmers!

On Monday evening, #IndiaInsulted became the top twitter trend. No, it wasn’t because the Indian cricket team had suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of a cricket minnows. It wasn’t also because an enemy country had cast aspersions on India’s integrity. The reason was MPs’ loud laughter inside the parliament. Yes, a laughter that became … Read more

Amid ruckus in Parliament, four women MPs complain they were abused by BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri

Amid ruckus in Parliament following 25 Congress lawmakers having been suspended for causing ‘grave disorder’, four women MPs have now complained to the Lok Sabha speaker about the ‘abusive’ and ‘sexist’ language used by BJP’s Ramesh Bidhuri in the House. A report in a business daily on Tuesday alleged that the women MPs have lodged a complaint … Read more

Rs 22 crores spent on India’s ‘5-star’ MPs but government refuses to reveal their names

An RTI query made to seek the names of those MPs who are currently staying in state-owned hotels for temporary accomodation has been turned down by the government after the same having been directed to the respective hotels. The ministry had sought an answer from Hotel Ashoka, Hotel Samrat and Hotel Janpath, whose services are … Read more

At war over scams and policies, MPs unite for ‘smoking zone’ in Parliament

While house proceedings turn into a warzone with the government and the Opposition up in arms against each other over the Vyapam and Lalit Modi issues, all MPs have united for demanding a designated smoking area in Parliament. A designated smoking area in Parliament had recently been closed as Parliament is a No Smoking Zone under Cigarettes and other … Read more