New Delhi: The Lok Sabha Speaker has set up a new panel which will ensure that MPs get the respect they deserve. The committee has been setup following a slew of complaints about being ignored at government functions and not being accorded special treatment at airports etc.
The new committee will examine complaints relating to violation of protocol norms in dealings with MPs.
These include incidents of discourteous behavior by government servants towards them.
03:38 PM, Aug 04, 2012
The much talked about bill to hike salaries of MPs by over three times from Rs 16,000 to Rs 50,000 and doubling two of their key allowances to Rs 40,000 each was passed in Lok Sabha on Friday. During the debate on the Salary, Allowance and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2010, a strong demand was made for setting up an independent body to decide on...
07:38 PM, Aug 27, 2010
Ahmedabad: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday credited the bowlers for his team's nine-wicket victory over England in the first Test of the series here, saying that the spinners put in a lot of hard work on a wicket that did not offer much turn. After India scored 521-8 declared in the first innings, it was the bowlers, especially the spinners, who set the stage for the team as...
09:34 AM, Jul 21, 2008
: Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene steered his team out of trouble with a well compiled half century, his 43rd in Tests, as the hosts recovered well after New Zeland new ball bowlers’ wreaked havoc in the morning session. From 50 for 5, Jayawardene, along with Angelo Mathews, who also got to his ninth Test fifty, took his side to 143 for 5 at the end of 38 overs trailing...
11:31 AM, Jul 20, 2008