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  • Indore: Swarna Sena protests against SC, ST Act outside Tai’s house

    Protest against recent amendments in Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act continued in city on Wednesday as large number of people staged protest outside house of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan under banner of Swarna Sena. The group of protesters also clashed with police outside the house of Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on being stopped from meeting Mahajan.

  • Sanjay Raut appointed leader of Shiv Sena MPs of both Houses of Parliament   

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has been appointed as the head of party MPs in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, party sources said Tuesday. The Sena has 18 MPs in the Lok Sabha and three in the Rajya Sabha. Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has written to Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, notifying her about Raut’s appointment, a party source told PTI. Currently, Anandrao Adsul is Sena’s party group leader in the

  • Bhopal: Law makers demand more BSNL towers better broadband speed

    Members of Parliament (MPs) met BSNL CGM on Monday and demanded more Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Towers in their respective Lok Sabha constituencies to get rid of call drops problems. Bhopal MP Alok Sanjar said, “We have conveyed our problems regarding call drops. BSNL is supposed to take prompt initiatives in this regards. New colonies are coming up in outskirt areas and BSNL should focus on these colonies regarding broad band

  • Indore: Indore-Udaipur train to run in evening

    Bowing to demand of the passengers, the Railway Board has approved the proposal of change in time of Indore-Udaipur-Indore Veer Bhumai Chittaurgarh Express daily train. As per new timing, the train will start from the city in evening instead of morning. A notification of this regard is likely to be released by next week. A large number of people hailing from Marward region (Udiapur and nearby areas) live in the city, who

  • Indore: Amendments to SC/ST Act Not easy to take toffee back from a child, says Sumitra Mahajan

    Indore: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan here on Thursday said that it’s not easy to revoke amendments to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which are being opposed by people belonging to upper castes. “If you give a toffee to a toddler, it is not easy to take that back from the child. Same is the case of the SC/ST Act,” Mahajan said while addressing a workshop of the

  • Indore: Airport likely to get 20 acre for Rs 26 crore sans lease rent, says Sumitra Mahajan

    Indore: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said that annual lease rent issue for 20 acre to be offered to Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport is being resolved. The airport will now have to pay Rs 26 crore as land price. Chairing the maiden meeting of newly-constituted Airport Advisory Committee at the airport on Tuesday, Mahajan said that she has spoken to people concerned in Bhopal for deletion of clause regarding Rs

  • Even without degrees, women are good managers: Lok Sabha Speaker

    Chandigarh : Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday described women as “good managers” even without management degrees and stressed they have the strength to perform both within and outside their homes.

  • Congress notice on privilege motion against PM Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday submitted a notice to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to move a privilege motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for allegedly misleading the House by not revealing the price of the Rafale fighter jets bought from France.

  • Has SP chief Akhilesh Yadav mocked PM Modi and adviced Rahul Gandhi through this poem? Read to know

    Samajwadi party chief Akhilesh Yadav’s one liner answers are very famous among people, and he is known for his attacking nature in politics. But now Akhilesh has mocked Narendra Modi through a famous poem in his latest Twitter post, “कोई हाथ भी न मिलाएगा जो गले मिलोगे तपाक से ये नए मिज़ाज का शहर है ज़रा फ़ासले से मिला करो”, he wrote.

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    Parliament Monsoon Session: No trust-vote motion against Modi govt accepted in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: A no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government was today moved in the Lok Sabha, with Speaker Sumitra Mahajan admitting it and saying she would announce the date for a debate on it in “2-3 days”. The Speaker named all opposition members who had moved similar no-confidence motions and said TDP’s Kesineni Srinivas would move his motion as his name had come up in the lottery.

  • Parliament Monsoon session: Lok Sabha proceedings begin on stormy note      

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha proceedings began on a stormy note on the first day of the Monsoon Session today, with members from the TDP and the SP trooping into the Well as they sought to raise various issues. As soon as Speaker Sumitra Mahajan took up the Question Hour, members from Opposition parties, including the Congress wanted to raise various issues, creating a din.

  • Letter to Speaker over BJP ‘tendencies’

     New Delhi : Seven opposition parties have written to Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker of Lok Sabha, expressing “deep anguish” over the manner in which BJP bulldozed through the previous Lok Sabha session by not allowing debate on several important bills.

  • TDP MPs to meet Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar to seek support

    Mumbai: In an important political development ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, a delegation of Telegu Desam Party (TDP) is reaching out to all non-BJP political parties to seek support of their no confidence motion to be moved against Modi government. As a part of this strategy, a delegation of TDP Members of Parliament (MPs) were supposes to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on

  • Indore-Veraval train flagged off with 210 passengers

    Indore: The special Indore-Veraval Mahamana Express train was flagged off on Friday with 210 passengers. This is the 53rd train to start from city. The train’s regular run will start from July 3. Indore MP and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan flagged off the train from railway platform number 5.

  • Indore: Indore-Veraval weekly train service to be flagged off on June 29

    Indore: The weekly Indore-Veraval-Indore train will be flagged off by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan from railway platform number 5 on June 29. Somnath temple, the first of 12 Jyotirlings, is located six kilometres from Veraval.   The train will also provide direct connectivity to Rajkot, a commercial city in Gujarat.