ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Indian ParliamentSubscribe to Indian Parliament

Performance of Women in Parliament

The performance of women legislators is analysed by looking at the nature of questions posed by them over a span of 20 years (1999–2019) in the lower house of the Indian Parliament. The analysis, however, is a contestation of claims that suggest women act as silent members, and if at all they speak...

Utility of the Rajya Sabha

In several instances, the role of the Rajya Sabha has been reduced to an irrelevant adjunct of the Lok Sabha. While this may not have been the intention of the constituent assembly, the Rajya Sabha, as this article argues, needs to be recast in the light of present-day imperatives.

A Parliament Adjourned

The exceptional decision after the December 13 attack to adjourn parliament sine die two days in advance brings out, on closer examination, a disturbing aspect of the country's parliamentary democracy. The otherwise 'divisive' interests of a 'pluralist' parliament evidently found a handy convergence, most importantly, on the prevention of terrorism ordinance.
Back to Top