Source: Indian Express Relevance: To understand the suspension of the members of Rajya Sabha Synopsis: There have been incidents of misconduct inside the house. The recent incident raises the question of action that should be taken against such members. Introduction: There are speculations in the Rajya Sabha (RS) over the punishment to MP for the misconduct.… Continue reading How are Rajya Sabha members punished for misconduct in the House?
Source: Indian Express Relevance: To understand the role of the speaker in the functioning of the Indian parliament. Synopsis: Either allow Parliament and state legislatures to descend into terminal decline or make the Speaker truly independent and let every legislature perform its constitutional function Introduction The main reason behind declining in the functioning of Parliament &… Continue reading How can we guarantee the Speaker’s impartiality?
Source: The Hindu, TOI Relevance: The article signifies how the frequent disruptions lead to improper functioning of the house The recent session of Parliament: This session has ended abruptly, and before its scheduled date. This is the 4th straight session that ended ahead of its original schedule, other than the cancelled winter 2020 session. This led… Continue reading Parliament is abdicating its oversight role