Mar 21, 2021 02:44 PM IST
The speaker, who tested positive on March 19, is stable and all his parameters are normal, AIIMS has said in a statement.
- Jan 19, 2021 06:16 PM IST
While Birla did not specify the financial implications of the move, sources said the Lok Sabha Secretariat can annually save more than Rs 8 crore with the subsidy coming to an end.
- Jan 19, 2021 05:31 PM IST
All MPs will be requested to undergo COVID-19 test before the start of Parliament session said Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on January 19.
- Jan 13, 2021 09:52 PM IST
Birla's remarks came hours ahead of a debate on "political situation in Kashmir", scheduled in the UK Parliament on January 13. A day earlier, the UK MPs had discussed the topic of "persecution of Muslims, Christians and minority groups in India."
- Jan 07, 2021 01:46 PM IST
Speaking at an event organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), he said having more agro-based projects would also help in reducing migration of people from rural to urban areas.
- Jun 10, 2020 10:45 PM IST
His remarks come days after it emerged that a meeting of the parliamentary panel on Information Technology, headed by Tharoor, was scheduled for June 17 during which officials of the information and technology ministry were to be called for a briefing on the government's coronavirus-tracking Aarogya Setu application and related issues of data security and privacy of citizens.
- May 12, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Underlining that the PAC should widely examine the Centre's actions and approach in handling the COVID-19 crisis, Chowdhury said, "The panel will study both health and economic aspects of this pandemic."
- May 10, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The Speaker underlined that it was a testing time due to the COVID-19 crisis, but expressed hope that the session could be held as per normal schedule.
- Mar 17, 2020 01:35 PM IST
Birla has always been emphasising in the House that questions as well as answers should be kept short so that more issues can be taken up during the Question Hour. On Tuesday, some members, including from the Congress, wanted to ask supplementary questions.
- Mar 03, 2020 02:40 PM IST
Amid uproar in the House by members demanding an immediate discussion on the issue,the speaker said the matter can be taken up after the festival.
- Mar 03, 2020 12:15 PM IST
Birla's announcement in the House came a day after some Congress and BJP members pushed and shoved each other in the House as tempers rose over the issue of violence in Delhi. Opposition members sought to raise the issue of Delhi violence as soon as the Speaker decided to take up the Question Hour.
- Mar 03, 2020 12:10 PM IST
Birla chaired a meeting on Tuesday with the floor leaders of all parties to end the lock jam over the Delhi violence issue and told them to resolve the matter otherwise he would be forced to take action.
- Feb 10, 2020 02:02 PM IST
The Speaker's comments came after Moitra made certain remarks on the chair after she was not given an opportunity to ask a supplementary question on the country's growth rate during the Question Hour.
- Feb 10, 2020 01:55 PM IST
As TMC member Saugata Roy rose to speak on The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill, 2020, BJP members from West Bengal started displaying posters which had 'Save Democracy in West Bengal' written on them.
- Feb 07, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Supriyo made certain remarks, which the Speaker immediately expunged from records, against Chowdhury and there were also protests from Congress members over the minister's remarks.
- Jan 28, 2020 08:03 AM IST
The speaker's letter to Sassoli comes after close to 600 lawmakers in the 751-member European Parliament moved six resolutions against the CAA, saying the enactment of the law marked a dangerous shift in India's citizenship regime.
- Jan 16, 2020 03:12 PM IST
In his inaugural address at the Seventh Commonwealth Parliamentary Association India Region Conference at the UP Legislative Assembly, Birla said the faith of people in democracy has gone up, as the polling percentage in elections after Independence has risen, and so has the responsibility of lawmakers.
- Dec 13, 2019 12:40 PM IST
As the Speaker was reading out his remarks over various issues taken up during the session, the treasury benches were seen demanding an apology from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his reported rape remarks.
- Dec 02, 2019 12:58 PM IST
As soon as the House met for the day, Speaker Om Birla said he would allow members to raise the "serious issue" in Zero Hour.
- Nov 29, 2019 11:51 AM IST
Without naming Thakur, the Speaker said he would "ask the respected member to come to the House at noon after Question Hour".
- Aug 01, 2019 08:30 AM IST
It will save crores of rupees, Speaker Om Birla said. However, he assured the House that if any member needed paper he or she would be provided
- Jul 01, 2019 04:18 PM IST
Birla, who was elected the new Speaker unanimously on June 19, has already set the tone of how the House should function over the next five years.
- Jun 20, 2019 11:32 AM IST
The sloganeering was mentioned by the Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, in his welcome address to the speaker on Wednesday.
- Jun 19, 2019 12:46 PM IST
Om Birla is a three-term member of Rajasthan Assembly, and has worked closely with former chief minister Vasundhara Raje