Articles by PRS Team - May, 2010

Interruptions, disruptions, adjournments. These words characterise the Budget session of Parliament which ran from the last week of February to the first week of May. Sample some statistics: Parliament was scheduled to meet for 35 sittings; it met on 32 days. The Lok...
The Budget Session of Parliament ended Friday. First, the good news. There were some good debates during the session. The National Green Tribunal Bill saw constructive intervention by MPs across party lines. Environment minister Jairam Ramesh acknowledged some of the...
The just concluded Budget Session of Parliament has been more raucous than the UPA government would have liked. In over 40 per cent of the days in Rajya Sabha, not a single question could be answered during this session due to interruptions. Despite working late hours...