After glut, Lok Sabha Speaker caps private member bills

News:Lok Sabha Speaker has limited to three the number of private members bills that an MP can introduce in a session of Parliament. Facts: About Private members bill: A Member of Parliament who is not a Minister or not a member of the Government is regarded as a Private Member.  A Bill introduced in either… Continue reading After glut, Lok Sabha Speaker caps private member bills

Private Bill on compulsory voting divides House

A Member of Parliament(MP) has introduced a private member bill in the Lok Sabha called Compulsory Voting Bill,2019. Compulsory voting can be defined as a legal obligation to attend the polls at election time and perform whatever duties are required there of electors.Voters are legally bound to vote in elections.If an eligible voter does not… Continue reading Private Bill on compulsory voting divides House

Private member’s bill urges state poll funding

A Member of Parliament(MP) has moved a private member’s bill in the Rajya Sabha to amend the Representation of the People Act. The amendment seeks to make two key proposals which are (a)the current per candidate expenditure limit of ₹70 lakh should be lifted and (b)there should be state funding to ensure a cleaner polity… Continue reading Private member’s bill urges state poll funding