Why did Haryana Government amend the Rules for conduct of business in Assembly?

The Haryana State Government recently added several new provisions to maintain the decorum of the State Assembly. The provisions have been included based on the recommendations made by the committee constituted by the Speaker of the Haryana State Legislative Assembly. ..


First Time: Supreme Court removed a state minister over Disqualification petition

On March 18, 2020, for the first time in its history, the Supreme Court removed the Manipur Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar Singh from the state cabinet. The apex court has also been restrained him from entering the Legislative assembly. What is ..


Suspension of MPs in Lok Sabha

The Speaker of the Lok Sabha recently suspended 7 members of the Parliament for the remainder of the Budget Session. Suspension of an MP in Lok Sabha The power to suspend an MP is vested with the Speaker of the ..

Assam’s sitting MLA Pranab Kumar Gogoi passes away

The MLA of Sivasagar constituency in the state of Assam, Pranab Kumar Gogoi recently passed away. He had also served as the Speaker of the Assam state assembly. The noted legislator was born in 1936 and was an advocate by ..

Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha: Criterion

The Leader of Opposition is the leader of the single largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha. The modalities to formally recognise the leader of the opposition is outlined under Mavalankar’s rule. Mavalankar’s Rule G V Mavalankar was the first Speaker ..

Preliminary Report of Standing Committee on Finance

The Preliminary Report of the Standing Committee on Finance was tabled in the Parliament. The report titled Status of Unaccounted Income/Wealth Both Inside and Outside the Country A Critical Analysis makes the following observations: The committee s report was based ..