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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP, English: Common Man's Party) is an Indian political party, formally launched on 26 November 2012, and is currently the ruling party of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
In the Westminster system, an adjournment debate is a debate on the motion, "That this House do now adjourn." In practice, this is a way of enabling the House to have a debate on a subject without considering a substantive motion.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) (lit. All India Anna Dravidian Progress Federation) is an Indian political party in the state of Tamil Nadu and in the Union Territory of Puducherry.
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen or AIMIM (translation: All India Council of the Union of Muslims) is a recognized regional political party based in the Indian state of Telangana, with its head office in the Aghapura Hyderabad Telangana, India, which has its roots in the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen founded in 1927 in the Hyderabad State of British India.
All India N R Congress (AINRC) is a regional political party formed by the former Chief Minister of Puducherry, N Rangaswamy in the Indian union territory of Puducherry.
The All India Trinamool Congress (abbreviated AITC, TMC or Trinamool Congress) is an Indian political party based in West Bengal.
The All India United Democratic Front (also known as AIUDF and Sarva Bharatiya Sanyukt Ganatantric Morcha) is a political party active in the Indian state of Assam The party was founded by Maulana Badruddin Ajmal in October 2005 and at that time, its name was Assam United Democratic Front (AUDF).
Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency is one of the six Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir state in northern India.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, one of the seven union territories of India, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.
Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India.
The term Anglo-Indians can refer to at least two groups of people: those with mixed Indian and British ancestry, and people of British descent born or living in the Indian subcontinent.
Two seats are reserved in the Lok Sabha for members of the Anglo-Indian community.
Apna Dal (अपना दल) is an Indian political party active in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Arunachal Pradesh ("the land of dawn-lit mountains") is one of the 29 states of India and is the northeastern-most state of the country.
Assam is a state in Northeast India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys.
Bellary Lok Sabha constituency (ಬಳ್ಳಾರಿ ಲೋಕ ಸಭೆ ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ) is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (constituencies) in Karnataka state in southern India.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (translation: Indian People's Party; BJP) is one of the two major political parties in India, along with the Indian National Congress.
A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.
Bihar is an Indian state considered to be a part of Eastern as well as Northern India.
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is a state political party of the Indian state of Odisha led by Naveen Patnaik, the current Chief Minister of Odisha and the son of former Chief minister Biju Patnaik, after whom the party was named.
The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.
The decennial Census of India has been conducted 15 times,.
Chandigarh is a city and a union territory in India that serves as the capital of the two neighbouring states of Haryana and Punjab.
Chhattisgarh (translation: Thirty-Six Forts) is one of the 29 states of India, located in the centre-east of the country.
The Communist Party of India (CPI) (Bhāratīya Kamyunisṭ Pārṭī) is a communist party in India.
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) (abbreviated CPI(M)) is a communist party in India.
The Constitution of India is the supreme law of India.
The Council of India was the name given at different times to two separate bodies associated with British rule in India.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH in initials) is a union territory in Western India.
Daman and Diu is a union territory in Western India.
Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.
The Delimitation commission or Boundary commission of India is a commission established by the Government of India under the provisions of the Delimitation Commission Act.
The Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha is the vice-presiding officer of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.
Dominions were semi-independent polities under the British Crown, constituting the British Empire, beginning with Canadian Confederation in 1867.
The economy of India is a developing mixed economy.
The Election Commission of India is an autonomous constitutional authority responsible for administering election processes in India.
A first-past-the-post (FPTP) voting method is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins.
Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar (27 November 1888 – 27 February 1956) popularly known as Dadasaheb was an independence activist, the President (from 1946 to 1947) of the Central Legislative Assembly, then Speaker of the Constituent Assembly of India, and later the first Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.
Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India.
The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.
The Government of India Act 1919 (9 & 10 Geo. 5 c. 101) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Government of India Act,1935 was originally passed in August 1935 (25 & 26 Geo. 5 c. 42), and is said to be the longest Act (British) of Parliament ever enacted by that time.
The Governor-General of India (or, from 1858 to 1947, officially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence in 1947, the representative of the Indian head of state.
Gujarat is a state in Western India and Northwest India with an area of, a coastline of – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population in excess of 60 million.
Haryana, carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1November 1966 on linguistic basis, is one of the 29 states in India.
Himachal Pradesh (literally "snow-laden province") is a Indian state located in North India.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The Indian Councils Act 1861 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that transformed the Viceroy of India's executive council into a cabinet run on the portfolio system.
The Indian Councils Act 1892 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that authorized an increase in the size of the various legislative councils in British India.
The (9 Edw. 7 c. 4), commonly known as the Morley-Minto Reforms (or as the Minto-Morley Reforms), was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that brought about a limited increase in the involvement of Indians in the governance of British India.
The Indian general election of 1951–52 elected the first Lok Sabha since India became independent in August 1947.
The Indian general election of 1957 elected the 2nd Lok Sabha of India.
The Indian general election of 1962 elected the 3rd Lok Sabha of India and was held from 19 to 25 February.
The Indian general election of 1967 elected the 4th Lok Sabha of India and was held from 17 to 21 February.
India held general elections to the 5th Lok Sabha in March 1971.
In a major turn of events, the ruling Congress lost control of India for the first time in independent India in the Indian general election, 1977.
India held general elections to the 7th Lok Sabha in January,1980.
General elections were held in India in 1984 soon after the assassination of previous Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, though the vote in Assam and Punjab was delayed until 1985 due to ongoing fighting.
General elections were held in India in 1989 to elect the members of the 9th Lok Sabha.
General elections were held in India in 1991 to elect the members of the 10th Lok Sabha.
General elections were held in India in 1996 to elect the members of the 11th Lok Sabha contested by the Congress Party and Bharatiya Janata Party.
General elections were held in India in 1998, after the government elected in 1996 collapsed and the 12th Lok Sabha was convened.
General Elections were held in India from 5 September to 3 October 1999, a few months after the Kargil War.
Legislative elections were held in India in four phases between 20 April and 10 May 2004.
India held general elections to the 15th Lok Sabha in five phases between 16 April 2009 and 13 May 2009.
The Indian general election of 2014 was held to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha, electing members of parliament for all 543 parliamentary constituencies of India.
General elections are due to be held in India in April or May 2019 to constitute the seventeenth Lok Sabha.
The Indian Independence Act 1947 (1947 c. 30 (10 & 11. Geo. 6.)) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that partitioned British India into the two new independent dominions of India and Pakistan.
The Indian National Congress (INC, often called Congress Party) is a broadly based political party in India.
The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) is a political party in India, in the state of Haryana.
The Indian subcontinent is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean from the Himalayas.
The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) (commonly referred to as the League) is a political party in India.
The Jammu & Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) is a state political party in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir (ænd) is a state in northern India, often denoted by its acronym, J&K.
The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (JKPDP) is a state political party in Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Jan Adhikar Party (Loktantrik) (JAP (L); English: People's Rights Party (Democratic)) is a political party in Bihar, India.
The Janata Dal (Secular) is an Indian political party led by former Prime Minister of India, H. D. Deve Gowda.
Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) is a centre-left Indian political party with political presence mainly in Bihar and Jharkhand.
Janata Parivar is an alliance in Indian politics to describe the various political parties that emerged from Janata Dal or others.
Jharkhand (lit. "Bushland" or The land of forest) is a state in eastern India, carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000.
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) (translation: Jharkhand Liberation Front) is a state political party in the Indian state of Jharkhand.
A joint session or joint convention is, most broadly, when two normally separate decision-making groups meet together, often in a special session or other extraordinary meeting, for a specific purpose.
Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Cuddapah) is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India.
Karnataka also known Kannada Nadu is a state in the south western region of India.
Kerala is a state in South India on the Malabar Coast.
Kerala Congress (M) is a state-level political party in the Indian state of Kerala.
A lakh (abbreviated L; sometimes written Lac or Lacs) is a unit in the Indian numbering system equal to one hundred thousand (100,000; scientific notation: 105).
Lakshadweep (Lakshadīb), formerly known as the Laccadive, Minicoy, and Aminidivi Islands, is a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea, off the southwestern coast of India.
Leader of the Lok Sabha, the Lower House of the Indian Parliament, is the Prime Minister by default if he is a member of the Lok Sabha.
The Leader of the Opposition is the politician who leads the official opposition in either House of the Parliament of India.
The Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India, is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs).
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) is a state political party in the state Bihar, India.
Lok Sabha TV is an Indian cable television network channel from Government of India that offers coverage of central government proceedings and other public affairs programming.
A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house.
Madabhushi Ananthasayanam Ayyangar (4 February 1891 – 19 March 1978) was the first Deputy Speaker and then Speaker of Lok Sabha in the Indian Parliament.
Munisamy Thambidurai (born 15 March 1947) is an Indian politician who serves as the current Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha and leader of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament.
Madhya Pradesh (MP;; meaning Central Province) is a state in central India.
Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area.
Mandya Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India.
Manipur is a state in Northeast India, with the city of Imphal as its capital.
Meghalaya is a state in Northeast India.
A Member of Parliament of Lok Sabha (सांसद, लोक सभा) (abbreviated: MP) is the representative of the Indian people in the Lok Sabha; the lower house of the Parliament of India.
The Minister of Finance (or simply, Finance Minister) is the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of India.
Mizoram is a state in Northeast India, with Aizawl as its capital city.
The Modi Ministry is the Council of Ministers headed by Narendra Modi that was formed after the 2014 general election which was held in nine phases from 7 April to 12 May in 2014.
In the Westminster system (and, colloquially, in the United States), a money bill or supply bill is a bill that solely concerns taxation or government spending (also known as appropriation of money), as opposed to changes in public law.
A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person(s) in a position of responsibility (government, managerial, etc.) is no longer deemed fit to hold that position, perhaps because they are inadequate in some respect, are failing to carry out obligations, or are making decisions that other members feel are detrimental.
Nagaland is a state in Northeast India.
Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is a centre-right coalition of political parties in India.
The National People's Party is a state-level political party in India, though its influence is mostly concentrated in the state of Meghalaya.
Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) is a regional political party in the Indian state of Nagaland.
Nellore Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India.
New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of Government of India.
Odisha (formerly Orissa) is one of the 29 states of India, located in eastern India.
Official Opposition is a term used in India to designate the political party which has secured the largest number of seats in the Lower House of parliament (Lok Sabha) but is not a part of the ruling party or coalition.
Ongole loka Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India.
Parliamentary opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system.
Rajesh Ranjan (born 24 December 1967), better known as Pappu Yadav (popular name "Netajee"), is a politician.
The Sansad Bhawan (Parliament Building) is the house of the Parliament of India, located in New Delhi.
The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative body of the Republic of India.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.
Paattali Makkall Katchi (English: abbreviated in English as PMK) is a political party in Tamil Nadu, India, founded by S. Ramadoss in 1989 for the upliftment of the Tamil community.
A plurality vote (in North America) or relative majority (in the United Kingdom) describes the circumstance when a candidate or proposition polls more votes than any other, but does not receive a majority.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.
The President of the Republic of India is the head of state of India and the commander-in-chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
The Prime Minister of India is the leader of the executive of the Government of India.
A princely state, also called native state (legally, under the British) or Indian state (for those states on the subcontinent), was a vassal state under a local or regional ruler in a subsidiary alliance with the British Raj.
The princely states of Pakistan (Urdu: پاکستان کی نوابی ریاستیں) were former princely states of the British Indian Empire which acceded to the new Dominion of Pakistan between 1947 and 1948, following the Partition of (British) India and its independence.
Puducherry (literally New Town in Tamil), formerly known as Pondicherry, is a union territory of India.
Punjab is a state in northern India.
Question Hour is the first hour of a sitting session of India's Lok Sabha devoted to questions that Members of Parliament raise about any aspect of administrative activity.
Rajampet Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 42 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India.
Rajasthan (literally, "Land of Kings") is India's largest state by area (or 10.4% of India's total area).
The Rajya Sabha or Council of States is the upper house of the Parliament of India.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (abbreviated as RJD; translation: National People's Party) is an Indian political party, based in the northern state of Bihar.
Rashtriya Lok Dal (abbreviated as RLD) (translation: National People's Party) is a political party in India.
Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (translation: National People's Equality Party; abbreviated as RLSP) is a political party in the Indian State Bihar, founded on 3 March 2013.
The Representation of People Act, 1951 is an act of Parliament of India to provide for the conduct of elections of the Houses of Parliament and to the House or Houses of the Legislature of each State, the qualifications and disqualifications for membership of those Houses, the corrupt practices and other offences at or in connection with such elections and the decision of doubts and disputes arising out of or in connection with such elections.
Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) is a political party in India.
Samajwadi Party (SP; translation: Socialist Party, founded 4 October 1992) is a political party in India headquartered in New Delhi and the largest recognised state party of the country.
Sansad Marg (संसद मार्ग; Parliament Street) is a street located in New Delhi, India.
The Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) are officially designated groups of historically disadvantaged people in India.
Secretary is a title often used in organizations to indicate a person having a certain amount of authority, power, or importance in the organization.
The Secretary of State for India or India Secretary was the British Cabinet minister and the political head of the India Office responsible for the governance of the British Raj (India), Aden, and Burma.
Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 28 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Karnataka state in southern India.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), (translation: Supreme Akali Party) is a political party in India.
Shiv Sena (IAST: Śiva Sēnā) (translation; Army of Shivaji), is an Indian far-right regional political party.
Sikkim is a state in Northeast India.
Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) is a regional political party in the North East Indian state of Sikkim.
The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.
The State Emblem of India, as the national emblem of India is called, is an adaptation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath, preserved in the Varanasi Sarnath Museum in India.
A state of emergency in India refers to a period of governance under an altered constitutional setup that can be proclaimed by the President of India, when he/she perceives grave threats to the nation from internal and external sources or from financial situations of crisis.
Sumitra Mahajan (born 12 April 1943) is an Indian politician who is the Speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha.
Swabhimani Paksha is a political party in Maharashtra, India, formed by Raju Shetti, as a political wing of the Swabhimani Shetkari Saghtana after its split from the Shetkari Sanghatana led by Sharad Joshi in 2004.
Tamil Nadu (• tamiḻ nāḍu ? literally 'The Land of Tamils' or 'Tamil Country') is one of the 29 states of India.
Telangana is a state in the south of India.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (abbreviated as TRS) is an Indian regional political party based in Telangana.
Telugu Desam Party (translation: Party of the Telugu Land), abbreviated as TDP, is a regional political party active in the Southern States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
The Crown is the state in all its aspects within the jurisprudence of the Commonwealth realms and their sub-divisions (such as Crown dependencies, provinces, or states).
Tirupati Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament) constituencies in Andhra Pradesh state in southern India.It is one of the eight parliamentary constituencies of Rayalaseema.This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes.
Tripura 'ত্রিপুরা (Bengali)' is a state in Northeast India.
The Union Council of Ministers exercises executive authority in the Republic of India.
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is a coalition of centre-left political parties in India formed after the 2004 general election.
The concept of universal suffrage, also known as general suffrage or common suffrage, consists of the right to vote of all adult citizens, regardless of property ownership, income, race, or ethnicity, subject only to minor exceptions.
An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature (or one of three chambers of a tricameral legislature), the other chamber being the lower house.
Uttar Pradesh (IAST: Uttar Pradeś) is a state in northern India.
Uttarakhand, officially the State of Uttarakhand (Uttarākhaṇḍ Rājya), formerly known as Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India.
West Bengal (Paśchimbāṅga) is an Indian state, located in Eastern India on the Bay of Bengal.
YSR Congress Party or Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (literally means: Youth, Labour and Farmer Congress Party) is a regional political party in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in India.
List of Members of the 10th Lok Sabha, (20 June 1991 – 10 May 1996) elected during Indian general election, 1991 held during May–June 1991.
General elections were held in India in April–May 1996 to elect the members of the 11th Lok Sabha.
This is the list of members of the 12th Lok Sabha, (10 March 1998 – 26 April 1999) after the Indian general election, 1998 held during February–March 1998.
The 13th Lok Sabha (10 October 1999 – 6 February 2004) is the thirteenth session of the Lok Sabha (House of the People, or lower house in the Parliament of India).
The 14th Lok Sabha (17 May 2004 – 18 May 2009) was convened after the Indian general election, 2004 held in four phases during 20 April – 10 May 2004, which led to the formation of First Manmohan Singh ministry (2004–2009).
Members of the 15th Lok Sabha were elected during the 2009 general election in India.
Members of the 16th Lok Sabha were elected during the 2014 Indian general election.
The First Lok Sabha was constituted on 17 April 1952 after India's first general election.
The 2001 Census of India was the 14th in a series of censuses held in India every decade since 1871.
The Second Lok Sabha (5 April 1957 – 31 March 1962) was elected after the Indian general election, 1957.
List of Members of the 3rd Lok Sabha, (2 April 1962 – 3 March 1967) elected February–March 1962.
List of Members of the 4th Lok Sabha,(4 March 1967 – 27-12-1970) elected February–March 1967.
List of Members of the 5th Lok Sabha, (15 March 1971 – 18 January 1977) elected February–March 1971.
The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house in the Parliament of India.
List of Members of the 7th Lok Sabha, (18 January 1980 – 31 December 1984) elected December 1979 – January 1980.
The 8th Lok Sabha ran from 31 December 1984 to 27 November 1989.
List of Members of the 9th Lok Sabha (2 December 1989 – 13 March 1991) elections in 22-26 November 1989.