India  /  Published 01.08.19

Om Birla promises time on bills

The Lok Sabha on Thursday witnessed uproar as the Opposition accused the government of exercising power “arbitrarily” to push through bills hurriedly, flouting rules and procedures and without giv...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

Speaker concern over ‘leak’

A day after the Assam budget was allegedly uploaded on the finance department’s website on Friday, almost two hours before finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tabled it in the Assembly, Speaker Hit...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

India  /  Published 21.01.20

SC nudge to replace Speaker post

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Parliament to “seriously consider amending the Constitution” so that an independent tribunal headed by a former judge could replace the Speaker as arbiter when i...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.02.20

No better forum than that of Speaker: Harivansh

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh on Saturday said that there could be no better forum than that of the Speaker to decide disqualification petitions under the anti-defection law. Harivansh was add...
By PTI in Jaipur

India  /  Published 22.07.19

Speaker tells government to complete trust vote process on Monday

The crucial Assembly proceedings that are expected to decide the fate of the 14-month old Congress-JDS coalition ministry began with Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar appealing to the government to honour its...
By PTI in Bangalore


Technology  /  Published 23.08.19

A mini drumroll for the ZB-Rocker Bluetooth speaker

Who needs Bluetooth speakers in the era of Amazon Echo and Google Home speakers? There is a sizeable crowd that hasn’t warmed up to smart speakers. Then there are those who like weekend getaways. An...
By Mathures Paul

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Karnataka Speaker asks: Why SC route to meet me?

Karnataka Speaker Ramesh Kumar on Thursday expressed his disappointment at the rebel MLAs approaching the Supreme Court without even meeting him to fulfil their legal obligations.Sixteen lawmakers fro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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