Lok Sabha

Falling short

The country’s economy is facing a familiar challenge ~ the perennial struggle to meet divestment targets. The revelation that the Centre is set to miss its divestment goal by a staggering sum in the current fiscal year is a stark reminder of the persistent hurdles on the road to economic reform.

Staff, third party cannot submit Qs on MPs’ behalf: Advisory

In apparent fallout of the Mahua Moitra case, the Lok Sabha Secretariat on Thursday issued an advisory to MPs that their personal staff or any third party cannot access the Digital Sansad website and give notices or submit questions on MPs’ behalf.

‘SP must show a big heart’

Ajay Rai, a five-time MLA who challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi, is working to revive the Congress in Uttar Pradesh after taking over as the state party chief a few weeks ago.

Monsoon Session: LS Speaker calls all-party meet on July 18

The meeting is crucial as the Monsoon Session is set to be stormy with the opposition ready with strategy to corner the government over several issues that include rising petrol and diesel prices and the infrastructure lapses during the second wave of Covid.