The Lok Sabha has been without a Deputy Speaker for 15 months despite a mandate given by Article 93. The Speaker has to fix a date for the election but, intriguingly, Om Birla said it was not his job to do so.
During the current monsoon session of Parliament, of the three contentious farm bills the Lok Sabha, through voice vote, passed the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020
With the Supreme Court refusing to stay work on the new Parliament building, the antiquated House is expected to be elevated to a composite Parliament Complex which will be modern, efficient and quake-resistant.
The Karnataka Government on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against the state High Court order which had struck down the National Law School India University (NLSIU) Amendment Act, 2020, which sought to provide 25% horizontal reservation for domicile students.