Lok Sabha Current Affairs - 2020

Outstanding Parliamentarian Award to Arun Jaitley, Karan Singh and Sharad Yadav

President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee presented the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards to Arun Jaitley, Dr Karan Singh and Sharad Yadav for the year 2010, 2011 and 2012 respectively. The awards were conferred upon them for their priceless contribution in discharge of their parliamentary duties. President while presenting the awards urged all Parliamentarians to maintain the prestige and Read More…

M Thambidurai to be deputy speaker of Lok Sabha

With Congress supporting candidature of AIADMK leader M Thambidurai as deputy speaker of Lok Sabha, he is set to be elected unopposed for the post. Mr. Thambidurai is the leader of AIADMK in the House. He was deputy speaker from 1985 to 1989.

Resham Lal Jangde: Member of India’s first Lok Sabha passed away

Member of India’s first Lok Sabha Reshamlal Jangde (90) passed away. A law graduate from Nagpur, he contested polls on a general seat despite being a Schedule Caste and made it to the first Lok Sabha in 1952 from Bilaspur as a Congress contestant.  A close aid of Lal Bahadur Shastri, he was also a member Read More…

SEBI empowering ‘Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014’ passed in Lok Sabha

Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 passed in the Lok Sabha. By the virtue of the bill, Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will be empowered and strengthened to clamp down on fraudulent investment schemes and to seek information from any entity related to an investigation. Key points in Securities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 SEBI will Read More…

Supreme court asks Centre to submit proposal to expedite criminal justice system

The Supreme Court has said that the judiciary cannot fast-track cases against MPs and in fact asked the government to submit a proposal within a month to expedite the Criminal justice system in India. The apex court also observed that the pace of criminal justice system is not satisfactory in the country. This statement from Read More…