Articles by PRS Team - December, 2009

At the Winter Session 2009, the Lok Sabha lost around 17 percent of its scheduled time while the Rajya Sabha lost around 12 percent. Bad habits die hard. The 15th Lok Sabha, which made a good start last session, went back to the practice of walk-outs and disruptions...
In the two sessions of the 15th Lok Sabha so far, Parliament has asserted its authority over the executive on a few occasions. In the July-August budget session, Rajya Sabha MPs forced the law minister to withdraw the motion to introduce a bill that had weak provisions...