Lok Sabha

Lower house of the Parliament of India

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, New Delhi.

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While releasing the Bihar poll schedule on Friday, the Election Commission refrained from announcing the dates for bypolls due in one Lok Sabha and 64 assembly..
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Opposition members boycotted the last day of the Monsoon Session due to some "political compulsions," Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said on Friday, noting that they..
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Adjourned sine die eight days ahead of its scheduled duration, the curtailed monsoon session of Lok Sabha witnessed a record 167% productivity with several key..
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Protests are already taking place in Punjab and Haryana since the Bills were introduced in Lok Sabha on September 14, 2020, by Union Minister of Agriculture &..
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Protests are already taking place in Punjab and Haryana since the Bills were introduced in Lok Sabha on September 14, 2020, by Union Minister of Agriculture &..
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While the opposition boycotted the proceedings, Speaker Om Birla began proceedings at 6 pm and announced the adjournment sine die after the government laid the..
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Suresh Angadi is the first member of the Union Cabinet to succumb to coronavirus. Member of Lok Sabha from Belagavi constituency in Karnataka.
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Pandemics caused by a new virus have the propensity to infect human population in multiple waves and some countries which initially successfully contained the..
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Rajya Sabha on Wednesday will take up four bills for consideration including the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 and The Bilateral Netting..
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More than one crore migrant workers returned to their home states during March-June, “including those who travelled on foot” during the Covid-19..
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With opposition benches in the Rajya Sabha empty — their occupants walked out on Tuesday saying they would boycott proceedings until the suspension of eight..
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Amid boycott from major opposition parties, including Congress, Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three important labour code bills — the Occupational Safety, Health..
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Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the J&K Official Languages (Amendment) Bill — which makes Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from Urdu and English, as official..
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The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three labour codes amid boycott of the House proceedings by several opposition parties, including the Congress, in protest..
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The Monsoon Session of Parliament is likely to conclude on Wednesday, eight days before it is scheduled to end, due to Covid-19 concerns among lawmakers, sources..
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The labour reforms that are being undertaken by the government will prove to be a milestone for the welfare of workers, labour minister Santosh Gangwar said in..
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Various opposition parties, including the Congress and the TMC, on Tuesday boycotted Lok Sabha in solidarity with the eight Rajya Sabha members who were..
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Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Rashtriya Raksha University Bill 2020, which seeks to establish Rashtriya Raksha University as an institution of national..
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Parliament on Tuesday passed a legislation to declare the five new IIITs in Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala and Raichur as institutes of national importance,..
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Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday told the Lok Sabha said that minimum support price (MSP) of six Rabi crops has been increased. The..
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Protests are already taking place in Punjab and Haryana since the Bills were introduced in Lok Sabha on September 14, 2020, by Union Minister of Agriculture &..
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The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) is all set to be amended, under which providing the Aadhar numbers of the office-bearers of any NGO will be..
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A committee constituted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has opined that as of now, there is no conclusive evidence for foodborne..
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday urged members of Parliament to avoid making allegations without facts and said that everyone in House is equal for him.
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla asked Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Friday to inform him in advance if a Union minister remains absent, despite his..
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Lok Sabha on Friday witnessed noisy scenes when Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman sought to introduce a bill to give effect to various compliance relief..
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Parliament on Friday passed a bill to reduce for one year the salaries of MPs by 30 per cent "to meet the exigencies arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic"...
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Several opposition parties, including the Congress and Trinamool Congress, demanded an apology from Thakur. The minister was speaking on the opposition..
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The Lok Sabha had on Tuesday passed a Bill which has provisions to suspend the MPLAD funds for two years and for a 30 per cent deduction in the salaries of all..
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Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday slammed the Central government over the passage of agricultural reform Bills in Lok Sabha, saying that it challenges the..
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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Friday said that her party is against the passing of two bills in the Lok Sabha related to "reforms" in agriculture..
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Hailing the passage of three farm sector bills in Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday described these proposed legislations as historic and..
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Lok Sabha on Thursday passed two bills related to the agriculture sector amid protests by the Opposition and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), a constituent of the..
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Tomar said that the bills will lead to more investment in agriculture and help improve the income of farmers.
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Tomar said that the bills will lead to more investment in agriculture and help improve the income of farmers.
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Replying to a written question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said that the meeting was organised by a not-for-profit..
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"A US-based not-for-profit organisation namely the Texas India Forum Inc. organised an event titled, 'Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Futures' in Houston on..
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As soon as the House met for the day at 3pm, Speaker Om Birla mentioned Rao's death and paid tributes to him. The members stood in silence for a brief duration..
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