Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicOm Birla

Topic: Om Birla

Deadlock ends in Lok Sabha as 4 Congress MPs’ suspension revoked

Speaker Om Birla gave them a ‘last chance’, warned every one of strict consequences if they brought in placards to the House.

Equality before law, no privileges, says LS Speaker Om Birla on ED-Rahul Gandhi affair

Speaker Birla, who completes 3 years in office, wants political parties to make a code of conduct for MPs. He Speaks to ThePrint about his tenure in LS and his political legacy.

LS speaker address in Karnataka House unconstitutional? Congress says yes, BJP points to Rajiv

Congress says it's ‘bad precedent’ for a non-elected member of House to take assembly speaker’s chair. BJP defends address but agrees such an event finds no mention in rules.

Om Birla says ‘extremely hurt’ over disruptions in Lok Sabha as productivity drops to 22%

Birla assured that he will call a meeting of leaders of all parties to ensure that rules are strictly followed and to discuss stringent action against habitual offenders.

Parties demand restoration of MPLAD funds, LS speaker says he will raise issue with govt

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and TMC leader Sudeep Bandopadhyay were among those who raised the issue of MPLAD funds during the all-party meeting held on Sunday.

All Covid protocols to be followed during Monsoon Session from 19 July, says Om Birla

Birla Monday said that 323 MPs have been fully vaccinated and those who have not been vaccinated will be requested to undergo an RT-PCR test before entering the parliament.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla tests positive for Covid, admitted to AIIMS

Birla, 58, tested positive for the coronavirus infection on 19 March. The hospital says he's now stable with all parameters normal.

UPSC can avoid merit list row. Separate exams for Services, training-based selection

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla's daughter featured in the second list. Does the UPSC’s policy of declaring results in two instalments benefit reserved categories?

Adhir Chowdhury urges Speaker for Parliament winter session to discuss Covid, farmers protest

Congress' Adhir Chowdhury wrote to Om Birla, saying Parliament needs to discuss ‘notable’ issues like the farmers’ agitation, Covid vaccine status, and economic slowdown. 

Parliamentary Standing Committees reconstituted, Tharoor to continue as head of panel on IT

Former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has been made a member of the panel on external affairs. Congress leader Anand Sharma will continue to chair the parliamentary panel on home affairs.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.