Articles by PRS Team - August, 2010

The cabinet has decided to introduce a Bill to revise the salary and allowances of members of parliament (MPs). Reports indicate that the salary of MPs is being raised to `50,000 per month, and several allowances and office expense limits are being doubled. The...
The Lok Sabha has passed the bill to revise the salary of members of parliament. Much of the debate in the media has been on the wealth of current MPs and the lack of accountability. It is important to focus as well on structural issues related to remunerating...

M R Madhavan, Sify.com, Aug 31, 2010

The Lok Sabha has passed the bill to revise the salary of members of parliament. Much of the debate in the media has been on the wealth of current MPs and the lack of accountability. It is important to focus as well on structural issues related to remunerating...
The Lok Sabha has passed the bill to revise the salary of members of parliament. Much of the debate in the media has been on the wealth of current MPs and the lack of accountability. It is important to focus as well on structural issues related to remunerating...
The Lok Sabha has passed the bill to revise the salary of members of parliament. Much of the debate in the media has been on the wealth of current MPs and the lack of accountability. It is important to focus as well on structural issues related to remunerating...
The Lok Sabha has passed the bill to revise the salary of members of parliament. Much of the debate in the media has been on the wealth of current MPs and the lack of accountability. It is important to focus as well on structural issues related to remunerating...
The Lok Sabha has passed the bill to revise the salary of members of parliament. Much of the debate in the media has been on the wealth of current MPs and the lack of accountability. It is important to focus as well on structural issues related to remunerating...
There have been any number of instances in recent years when Parliament has passed Bills without any debate. But the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill was the most keenly contested and carefully debated/negotiated Bills in recent times......
In an era when most voters seem to ask the MP what he did for the constituency during his years in Parliament, it would be useful to remind ourselves that the primary role of our MPs is to legislate. Yet the task of drafting new laws, and seeing that they are passed by...
Parliament was stalled for a week as the government and opposition negotiated a discussion on the price rise of essential commodities. Finally, Lok Sabha had the debate on Tuesday, and Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. There have been several debates in Parliament on this...