Apr 23, 2021 04:28 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor and few media organisations had on Thursday announced the demise of Mahajan (78). However, the Congress MP and others had later deleted the tweets after BJP leaders pointed out that she was fine
- May 13, 2019 07:28 AM IST
Addressing an election rally here, Modi said, "As the Lok Sabha speaker, 'Tai' (as Mahajan is popularly known in the constituency) has carried out her duties in a skilful and controlled way. It is because of this, she has left an indelible impression on the minds of people."
- Apr 02, 2019 08:12 PM IST
Asked about the delay in announcing her candidature, the eight-time MP from Indore told PTI that BJP leaders might be having "something" on their mind.
- Apr 01, 2019 10:02 PM IST
A BJP leader said Mahajan, who will turn 76 on April 12, was guiding the party cadre during these meetings.
- Mar 16, 2019 08:35 PM IST
Mahajan, in a letter to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, said she had stopped using these government vehicles from March 10 itself, when the Election Commission announced the Lok Sabha poll schedule.
- Jan 30, 2019 08:30 PM IST
Addressing the media after the meeting, Mahajan said, "All parties have assured their cooperation in smooth functioning of the house. Members from various parties have suggested that there should be debate on farmers' issues."
- Jan 24, 2019 07:55 PM IST
The veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader representing Indore in the lower house of parliament since 1989 further said that talented people must be given an opportunity to come forward.
- Jan 17, 2019 10:06 AM IST
Experts would present papers and discuss issues related to drinking water, sewage disposal, water audit and optimal designing of sewage network, and also make recommendations on these subjects.
- Dec 05, 2018 03:39 PM IST
The winter session from December 11 to January 8 will be the last full-fledged session before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The counting of votes for election in five states, on December 11, will coincide with the beginning of the session.
- Sep 07, 2018 12:10 AM IST
A Bharat bandh was called Thursday by some anti-reservation bodies against the amendment to the Act last month.
- Aug 09, 2018 03:00 PM IST
TRS members were demanding allocation of defence land in the state for certain projects, similar to that given in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.
- Jul 25, 2018 01:44 PM IST
The notices were submitted by the Congress charging the two leaders with allegedly misleading the House on the Rafale deal issue during the debate on the no-confidence motion on July 20.
- Jan 29, 2018 08:15 AM IST
Mahajan made the appeal to leaders of various parties at a dinner hosted by her, a day before the start of the budget session. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of various parties attended the dinner at Parliament House Library.
- Mar 22, 2017 02:32 PM IST
- Jan 25, 2017 09:00 AM IST
"It is being said in discussions that the decision to demonetise currency notes was taken suddenly. But, if we look at the chain of events then it seems that the government had planned it long back," Mahajan told the gathering while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Digi-Dhan Mela.
- Jan 23, 2017 10:00 PM IST
Ahead of the Budget session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar have convened separate all-party meetings on January 30
- Dec 08, 2016 12:44 PM IST
As soon as the House assembled, leader of Congress in the House Mallikarjun Kharge wanted to raise some issue but Speaker Sumitra Mahajan did not allow him and started the Question Hour.
- Dec 05, 2016 01:02 PM IST
As soon as the House assembled for the day, Leader of Congress Mallikarjun Kharge said the Opposition was ready to initiate the debate under Rule 184 instead of their original demand for it to be held under Rule 56, and the government must now agree to it.
- Dec 02, 2016 02:02 PM IST
Marking another week of virtual washout of proceedings barring the passage of the Bill to amend the I-T Act without discussion, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the proceedings for the day little past 1230 hours.
- Nov 29, 2016 11:52 AM IST
With a combative Opposition raising their pitch and protesting in the Well, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House for an half-an-hour soon after the Question Hour began.
- Nov 25, 2016 02:02 PM IST
Demanding his presence in the House, Opposition members raised slogans asking Modi to make his statements inside the House and not to attack them outside.
- Nov 22, 2016 12:38 PM IST
As soon as the House met, members of Congress, TMC, Left parties and AAP rushed to the Well of the House demanding discussions on the demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 under Rule 56, that entails.
- Nov 03, 2016 09:36 AM IST
Informed sources here said Rivlin will meet President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan among others during his visit.
- Aug 09, 2016 04:26 PM IST
Congress, TMC and Left members urged Speaker Sumitra Mahajan not to allow Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari to introduce the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill saying it will otherwise set a "bad precedent". But she overruled their objections
- Jul 18, 2016 08:48 AM IST
"The number of copies of various Committee reports and papers laid on the table of the House has been considerably reduced. The number of hard copies of Budget documents also has been reduced by 35 percent," she said after meeting the leaders of various political parties in Parliament Library Building here.