Articles by PRS Team - June, 2019

Division as the default method of voting will not only catalyze more debates within political parties but will also encourage MPs to actively engage in lawmaking in Parliament. Divisions also provide insights into the participation of MPs in the legislative process...
Voice voting is the preferred method of decision making by Indian Parliament. MPs in favour of a decision call out “Ayes” and those opposed say “Noes”.   All decisions in Parliament are taken by voting by MPs, whether it relates to extending working hours or...
With no security in the continuity of office, the Speaker is dependent on his or her political party for reelection. This makes the Speaker susceptible to pulls and pressures from her/his political party in the conduct of the proceedings of the Lok Sabha. Securing...
For almost a century, Parliament has been an observer of the people who have shaped our country. But it was not part of the original plan for the Capital city   Aerial view of Parliament House, North and South Block of Central Secretariat and Vigyan Bhavan...