In a tweet late on Thursday night, Tharoor said, 'Saddened to learn of the passing of former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Majahan'
Sumitra Mahajan went on to claim she could not raise issues of public interest several times when her own party's government was in power in MP as she was 'tied down by discipline'.
'It is not (only) a matter of dignity of a woman or a man, Khan made an objectionable comment which hurt the prestige and traditions of the entire Parliament,' former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan said.
Lok Sabha Speaker and eight-time MP from Indore, Sumitra Mahajan, who turns 76 next week said there had been speculations whether the party will field someone who has crossed the 75-year age bar.
Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on Sunday recommended to be the first Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of India.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday chaired an all-party meeting, which was attended by leaders of various parties.
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Priyanka Gandhi was formally given the charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday along with Jyotiraditya Scindia, who was given the charge of Uttar Pradesh west.
The Lok Sabha speaker was speaking about Priyanka Gandhi's recent political plunge.
Ending years of speculation, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra formally entered politics on Wednesday with the Congress appointing her general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East in a move reflecting the party's intent to go full throttle in the state ahead of the general elections.
As many as 19 AIADMK and TDP MP's were suspended for four days by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday for repeatedly disrupting proceedings of the House.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday has suspended twenty-six members belonging to AIADMK and TDP for causing grave disorder in the House.
The bill is aimed to protect the rights of married Muslim women and prohibit divorce by pronouncing talaq by their husbands.
"Suppose if I give a big chocolate to my son and I later realise that it is not good for him to have so much of it at one go, one will try to take back the chocolate from the child," she said.
"When he was the Speaker and I was in Opposition... He loved me as his younger sister. He used to care. When I became Speaker, the first phone came from him," Mahajan said.
The notices were submitted by the Congress charging the two leaders with allegedly misleading the House on the Rafale deal issue.
She added that the members should maintain the decorum in the House.
In this file image, Punjab Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi addresses the foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial for those killed in Jallianwala Bagh massacre, at Anand...PTI Photo
Congress supporters outside Governor's residence after Charanjit Singh Channi, was announced as the next CM of Punjab, in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being garlanded on his visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Ayodhya.11
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team at Mandapam have seized two tonnes of banned sea cucumber.PTI Photo
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