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30% cut in salaries of MPs, including PM, for one-year

06 Apr 2020

30% cut in salaries of MPs, including PM, for one-year

In the wake of coronavirus pandemic and its economic repercussions, the Union Cabinet has approved an ordinance to reduce the salaries of all Members of Parliament, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, by 30% for a year, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. Pensions will be reduced too.

Here's why railway-station benches will soon carry local MPs' name

02 May 2018

Here's why railway-station benches will soon carry local MPs' name

The Railways is planning to install 1L benches at 1,500 stations across the country through a unique sponsorship scheme: local MPS will fund these benches, costing Rs. 12,000-30,000 each, and in turn, their name will be etched on the bench.

In his constituency Amethi, Rahul Gandhi stopped from inaugurating road

17 Apr 2018

In his constituency Amethi, Rahul Gandhi stopped from inaugurating road

Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Amethi, was denied permission to inaugurate a 5 km-long road allegedly due to complaints by BJP leaders.

CM thanks Tendulkar for sanctioning Rs.40L for North Kashmir school

30 Mar 2018

CM thanks Tendulkar for sanctioning Rs.40L for North Kashmir school

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday thanked cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar for sanctioning over Rs. 40 lakh from the MP Local Area Development (MPLAD) funds for construction of a school building in Kupwara district of North Kashmir.

Odisha-CM Naveen Patnaik suspends MP Baijayant Panda for anti-party activities

25 Jan 2018

Odisha-CM Naveen Patnaik suspends MP Baijayant Panda for anti-party activities

Inter-party schisms have now hit Odisha's Biju Janata Dal (BJD). CM Naveen Patnaik has suspended Kendrapara MP Baijayant Jay Panda for anti-party activities and 'monopolistic utilization' of Members of Parliament Local Area Development Division (MPLAD) funds.

Sachin Tendulkar's debut RS speech delayed after chaos in House

21 Dec 2017

Sachin Tendulkar's debut RS speech delayed after chaos in House

Today was to be the first time MP Sachin Tendulkar, nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2012, spoke in the House.