Om Birla
India  /  Published 19.06.19

Low-key MP Om Birla to be Speaker of Lok Sabha

The BJP on Tuesday picked Rajasthan MP Om Birla, considered close to party president and home minister Amit Shah and the RSS, as the next Speaker of the Lok Sabha.The choice came as a surprise given t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.20

Rahul Gandhi defaulter query row

Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked the government in the Lok Sabha for a list of the top 50 wilful bank defaulters and alleged the “stealing of bank money” by many, triggering a ruckus and a Congress wa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

In New India, caste oppression is being reinvigorated

There is one race that Indians are determined to win. The race to run backward. New India is newest in its love for regressive beliefs and repressive traditions, anti-scientific mindsets and primitive...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 29.08.19

Nod sought to try TMC leaders

The CBI has sought sanction from Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to prosecute three sitting Trinamul Congress MPs and a former parliamentarian of the party in the Narada scandal, sources in the agency said...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.19

'Tis the season for defection

This is the season of political defections; and it is going to last much longer than expected. The unseemly spectacle of Karnataka is merely the beginning. The political grapevine is abuzz with unexpe...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

The discretion of Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla

The choice of Om Birla as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha came as a surprise. Nobody had considered Birla since he was just a second-time MP. Insiders said Birla was sounded out more than a week before h...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 17.03.20

Rahul Gandhi: Lok Sabha is now a loudspeaker

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the Lok Sabha has become a “loudspeaker” where issues are not discussed, in subtle criticism of Speaker Om Birla.The Congress MP was voicing his displeasure at members...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.01.20

The pulse of the nation

By PTI in

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Withdrawal of Gandhis' SPG cover issue raised

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday raised the issue of withdrawal of SPG security cover to the Gandhi family, but the government said he cannot raise the matter in Zero Hour as he had n...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Naidu, Birla discuss Parliament monsoon session

Preparations for holding the monsoon session of Parliament with coronavirus-induced norms like social distancing and exploring 'virtual Parliament' as on option in the long run were discussed by Rajya...
By PTI in New Delhi


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