Lok Sabha Member

  • Nine Andhra MPs suspended from Lok Sabha September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday suspended nine members from Andhra Pradesh from the house for five days for causing unending disruption over the decision to create a separate Telangana state. The speaker named the nine MPs - four from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and five from the...
  • Numbers say it: Women MPs number never touched 50 March 20, 2009

    New Delhi: So much for woman power. The number of women MPs in India's 545-member Lok Sabha has never touched 50, the Election Commission said on Friday. "The nearest when women members could reach this mark was in the 13th Lok Sabha in the 1999 elections when 49 women candidates were...
  • Union minister cleared of don nexus August 25, 2006

    New Delhi: Government on Friday gave a clean chit to Minister of State for Home Manikrao Gavit in alleged conversation with a jailed criminal, saying his voice did not match with that of the person in a tape aired by a TV channel. Home Minister Shivraj Patil told the Lok Sabha...