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Question Hour

Shruti Lakhtakia |A new mantra? Seek, and you shall find; ask, it will be given

The value of Question Hour, as an institution that offers the opportunity to question the government and to demand accountability is immense

15 Oct 2020 7:26 PM

Pavan K Varma | A Parliament without questions is no democracy

The decision to do away with Question Hour indicates that the government has no answers

06 Sep 2020 6:05 PM

Pandemic used as an excuse to murder democracy: Opposition

In a scathing attack, Congress MP Mr. Shashi Tharoor said questioning the government was the oxygen of parliamentary democracy

03 Sep 2020 11:40 AM

Parliament monsoon session: No question hour, curtailed Zero Hour

There will also be no breaks during the session and both Houses will function on Saturdays and Sundays as well

02 Sep 2020 3:19 PM

LS Speaker takes sense of House, asks opposition to raise issues in zero hour

Speaker gave directions soon after the House met for the day and opposition members sought to raise their issues.

05 Dec 2019 4:52 PM


For first time in 15 years, Rajya Sabha takes up all queries

As many as 11 members were allowed to speak on issues of public importance during Zero Hour.

03 Jan 2018 12:25 AM

Pakistan attempts to infiltrate on rise, says Arun Jaitley

Mr Jaitely said the government regularly reviews the threat perception to secure the borders and protect national interests.

05 Aug 2017 2:52 AM

Lok Sabha adjourned over Opposition stir

Thambidurai adjourned the House for the day at about 3:45 pm.

27 Jul 2017 3:14 AM

Opposition raises lynching issue, govt alleges communal bias

Naresh Agrawal later had to express regret after the treasury benches forced an adjournment.

20 Jul 2017 1:06 AM

BJP members post queries to its own government

The question hour, according to legislative experts, is mainly meant for Opposition members who raise issues.

18 May 2017 7:09 AM