Lok Sabha Speaker

  • Government expedites efforts to select members of Lokpal committee 04-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has expedited efforts to select seven members and chairperson of the Search Committee for Lokpal, official sources said. However, the government may not be able to select chairperson and members for the anti-graft body before Lok Sabha polls following refusal of...
  • Refer RTI amendment Bill to select committee: MP to LS Speaker 22-08-2013 06:20 PM

    Amid growing clamour from civil society against government's move to amend RTI Act to exempt political parties, a member of Parliament has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar to refer the proposed legislation to an appropriate standing committee for detailed deliberations. The Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2013, which...
  • 2G report leaked by someone from JPC, I'm not responsible for it: Chacko 28-04-2013 09:16 PM

    JPC Chairman PC Chacko, whose removal has been sought by some panel members, said he would have considered resigning if the demand had come to him directly instead of Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar being approached for his ouster. Chacko was speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. Here is...
  • Would've thought of quitting if asked directly: Chacko 28-04-2013 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: JPC Chairman PC Chacko, whose removal has been sought by some panel members, says he would have considered resigning if the demand had come to him directly instead of Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar being approached for his ouster. "If they had come and told me 'you resign',...
  • Justice Sen's resignation hand-delivered to Prez 03-09-2011 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: Controversial Calcutta High Court Judge Justice Soumitra Sen on Saturday sent his resignation in writing to the President, raising fresh questions whether impeachment proceedings against him in Lok Sabha on Monday will go on as scheduled. "A lawyer on behalf of Justice Sen has handed over a resignation...
  • PAC members stop Joshi from tabling 2G report 28-06-2011 05:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Public Accounts Committee members on Tuesday didn't allow PAC Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi to table the 2G report during the PAC meeting. Joshi wanted to bring in the 2G report, but Congress members of the PAC raised objections that once the Speaker has rejected it, the report...
  • Joshi submits PAC report on 2G to the Speaker 30-04-2011 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: PAC Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on Saturday submitted the report on 2G spectrum issue to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar. "I have submitted the PAC report to Lok Sabha Speaker," said Joshi after submitting the report. "On 4th April in a meeting it was agreed by all members...
  • Joshi may submit PAC report by Saturday 29-04-2011 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: A day after a chaotic meeting of the Parliament's PAC, its Chairperson Murli Manohar Joshi along with NDA, AIADMK, BJD and Left members are exploring the possibility of submitting the draft report on 2G scam to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar before its term expires on Saturday. Joshi...
  • Ready to discuss all issues says Manmohan 20-02-2011 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar held an all-party meeting in a last effort to ensure that the budget session which begins on Monday, functions smoothly. The meeting has also been joined by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The government is expected to make a final decision on the Joint...
  • Meira Kumar optimistic about budget session 20-02-2011 08:37 AM

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and leaders of various parties hope that the budget session of parliament beginning Monday will sail smoothly unlike the stormy winter session that was washed away in the loud protests over corruption scandals. "I am very optimistic. I feel there is a consensus...
  • LS speaker appeals to Oppn to end 2G logjam 24-12-2010 02:41 PM

    Kolkata: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Friday made a fresh appeal to political parties to find a solution to the impasse over the Opposition demand for JPC on the 2G spectrum issue which stalled the winter session of Parliament. "I am again calling on parties to find a solution....
  • Speaker reprimands MP for bad behaviour 05-05-2010 12:21 PM

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  • Watch: Who said what at Meira's election as Speaker 03-06-2009 06:12 PM

    Meira says she doesn't need a booming voice to manage the House. ...
  • Chatterjee favours 'right to recall' 29-04-2007 11:13 PM

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  • Judiciary has a pivotal role: Speaker 31-03-2007 11:50 PM

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