Lok Sabha

Lower house of the Parliament of India

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The Lok Sabha or House of the People is the lower house of India's bicameral Parliament, with the upper house being the Rajya Sabha. Members of the Lok Sabha are elected by adult universal suffrage and a first-past-the-post system to represent their respective constituencies, and they hold their seats for five years or until the body is dissolved by the President on the advice of the council of ministers. The house meets in the Lok Sabha Chambers of the Sansad Bhavan in New Delhi.

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PM Modi advises newly-elected Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla not to lose his trademark smile
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Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday left PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi along with other Lok Sabha members in peals of laughter by his..
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BJP leader and NDA nominee Om Birla was on Wednesday unanimously elected Lok Sabha Speaker with opposition parties, including Congress and Trinamool Congress,..
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The Election Commission has issued a notice to actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol for crossing the poll expenditure limit in the recently concluded Lok Sabha..
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In its first move to "rebuild" Congress in Karnataka following its dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls and to counter simmering dissent, the party high..
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PM Modi on Wednesday said a committee will be set up to explore the possibility of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly polls even as several opposition..
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Chowdhury, who was appointed to the post on Tuesday, decried raising of religious slogans in the House during oath-taking of members on Tuesday, saying there was..
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After being elected as Lok Sabha Speaker on Wednesday, Om Birla called on President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. Birla went to..
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Addressing the House after being unanimously elected as the speaker, Birla assured the members that he will preside over the proceedings in accordance with rules..
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In his congratulatory remarks after the unanimous election of Om Birla as Lok Sabha Speaker, Athawale said he is happy that Rahul got a chance to sit in Lok..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will set up a committee for giving "time-bound" suggestions on the issue of 'one nation, one election', defence minister Rajnath..
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Leaders from the ruling as well as the opposition in Rajasthan Wednesday congratulated BJP MP Om Birla for his unanimous elections as speaker of the 17th Lok..
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As the government toys with the idea of holding simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha and state assemblies, the Law Commission has recommended a tough legal framework..
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PM Modi had invited the heads of all political parties which have at least one member either in the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha. Sharad Pawar, Sitaram Yechury,..
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The AAP has sought a vision document on the issue of 'one nation, one election' from Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, so that an informed and wide-ranging..
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Nadda camped in UP for more than four months, visited and spent a night in nearly each of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state.
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Amid growing rumblings in the Karnataka Congress, the grand old party dissolved its unit in the southern state on Wednesday, while retaining its president and..
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On June 19, 2019, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Om Birla was elected the Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha. He was elected after Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Addressing the House after being unanimously elected as the Speaker, Om Birla assured the members that he will preside over the proceedings in accordance with..
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A surprise pick by the ruling BJP-led NDA, Birla's name was proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself for the post, sources said. The 56-year-old leader..
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BJP's Om Birla was unanimously elected as the new Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Birla is a second-time BJP MP from Kota-Bundi, Rajasthan and a..
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Om Birla is a two-time BJP MP from Rajasthan's Kota Lok Sabha constituency.
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Modi has invited the heads of all the political parties that have at least one member either in the Lok Sabha or in the Rajya Sabha for today's meeting that he..
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The two leaders were involved in a war of words in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls, in which the BJP-led NDA returned to power with a massive majority.
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"Best wishes to Shri @RahulGandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and a long life," PM Modi said in a tweet. The two leaders were involved in..
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Sources say Rahul Gandhi refused to take the charge
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear Gujarat Congress' plea challenging the Election Commission's decision to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha..
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West Bengal MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury is the new leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, a choice that appears to balance seniority with loyalty besides the fact that..
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Om Birla, second-time BJP MP from Rajasthan's Kota-Bundi, is set to be elected Lok Sabha Speaker on Wednesday. Birla, a three-time Rajasthan MLA, is a well known..
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Taking off from where they had left on Monday, BJP MPs shouted "Jai Shri Ram" every time an opposition member prepared to take oath. TMC MPs countered with..
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Hitting out at Congress leaders for the party's performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Baig had recently held Siddaramaiah's "arrogance" and KPCC President Dinesh..
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A virtual slogan-shouting contest between the treasury and opposition benches overshadowed the second round of oath taking by members in the 17th Lok Sabha on..
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a five-time parliamentarian from West Bengal, was appointed as the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, while Kerala MP K Suresh was..
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The Congress and other UPA allies have decided to support the BJP candidate Om Birla for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker, party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said..
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The BJP-led NDA's nominee for the Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla --a two-time BJP MP from Rajasthan-- is a relative newcomer for the post traditionally held by..
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The Congress failed to secure the post of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha as it did not get the requisite 10% seats in the House required for the post.
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BJP MP from Unnao, Sakshi Maharaj took oath in Sanskrit.
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Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav were among leaders who took oath as members of 17th Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with the..
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Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury is tipped to be the leader of the party in Lok Sabha, sources in the grand old party said on Tuesday. Chowdhury's name has..
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Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM president, was greeted with slogans of 'Jai Shri Ram', 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and 'Vande Mataram' on Tuesday as he went on to take oath as..
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Owaisi, a Member of Parliament (MP) from Hyderabad constituency, immediately gave it back and said, "Jai Bheem, Jai Meem, Takbeer Allahu Akbar, Jai Hind" while..
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The Rajya Sabha seats fell vacant following the election of BJP chief Amit Shah and party leader Smriti Irani to Lok Sabha from Gandhinagar and Amethi,..
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While MPs were chanting 'Jai Shri Ram', 'Vande Mataram', AAP's Bhagwant Mann who also took oath on Tuesday concluded with "Inquilab Zindabad".
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Sonia Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli constituency, took her oath in Hindi on the second day of new Lok Sabha. Rahul Gandhi appeared to be capturing the..
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Quickly hitting back at 'Jai Shri Ram' and 'Vande Mataram' chanting, Owaisi said, "Jai Bheem, Jai Meem, Takbeer Allahu Akbar, Jai Hind."
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Having failed to win even a single Lok Sabha seat in the state for the first time, the party, whose founder Lalu Prasad is serving a jail sentence in the fodder..
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"BJD, Shiv Sena, Akali Dal, National People's Party, Mizo National Front, Lok Janshakti Party, YSRCP, JDU, AIADMK and Apna Dal have given the notice to support..
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Oath-taking of 222 MPs as Lok Sabha members underway in Parliament on day 2 of 17th Lok Sabha.
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Oath-taking of 222 MPs as Lok Sabha members underway in Parliament on day 2 of 17th Lok Sabha.
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The party expressed its views on the issue in mouthpiece 'Saamana' after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray visited Ayodhya along with his son Aditya and 18 Sena..
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Sources said the meeting, chaired by Congress Parliamentary Party leader Sonia Gandhi and attended by Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,..
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Two-time BJP MP Om Birla is to be NDA's nominee for Lok Sabha speaker's post, sources said Tuesday. Once nominated, Birla, who won from Kota-Bundi parliamentary..
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Birla's appointment comes as a shift from discussions pitching former minister Maneka Gandhi's name as the next Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
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He also had a word of advice for the elected representatives of the Lok Sabha.
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Congress on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking simultaneous polls for two Rajya Sabha seats from the state, vacated by Amit Shah and Smriti Irani after their..
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While Prime Minister and most of the Union Ministers took oath in Hindi, many lawmakers took their oath in their mother tongue as 17th Lok Sabha commenced on..
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Infighting surfaced in the Delhi Congress on Monday when a veteran leader demanded the removal of Sheila Dikshit as its president over the party's debacle in the..
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Congress's data analytics chief Praveen Chakravarty on Monday dismissed as "mischievous" and "defamatory" media reports on the department's role in the Lok Sabha..
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Gujarat Congress has moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state..
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The familiar faces which were not seen included BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi, former Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, M Veerappa..
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Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a feisty leader from West Bengal, came in for a bit of praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who called him a "fighter"..
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Addressing the media outside parliament before the commencement of Parliament session, Modi reached out to the opposition saying they need not "bother about..
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Amid protests and shoutings, Thakur said that it was her full name and she had mentioned that she had already mentioned her full name in the form she had filled..
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The cheer was apparently to take a dig at West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee who had allegedly objected to uttering the slogan during some incidents...
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Lok Sabha members raised the slogan when Babul Supriyo came to take the oath after Prime Minister Narendra Modi did it on Monday in the Lok Sabha.
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Chants of Jai Shri Ram' marked the oath-taking in the Lok Sabha by minister Babual Supriyo, elected from Asansol in West Bengal, where the chating of the slogan..
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Festive atmosphere prevailed in the House on the first day of the 17th Lok Sabha session. While PM Modi and home minister Amit Shah were in their trademark..
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The swearing-in ceremony of newly-elected MPs will be spread over two days.
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As soon as she was called for oath taking, ruling BJP members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, other union ministers and MPs..
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As soon as she was called for oath taking, ruling BJP members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, other union ministers and MPs..
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PM Modi urged all MPs to be impartial in the House and address issues related to the larger interest of the nation.
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