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Lawmaker proposes renaming Philippines

A Filipino lawmaker on Monday presented a proposal to change the name of the South-East Asian country to distance itself from Spanish colonialism.

Maharashtra to have panel on code of conduct for legislator

Maharashtra will soon have a panel to formulate a code of conduct for legislators, both within and outside the House.

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader appeals sentence

Leopoldo Lopez appealed his 14-year sentence during a marathon hearing.

Venezuela police fire tear gas on demo, lawmaker hurt

A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker was injured when police fired tear gas and forcefully broke up protesters demanding the authorities move forward with a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.

Did Kirti Azad get punished for revealing truth about Arun Jaitley? Part-2

In a one-line statement, the BJP said Kirti Azad has been suspended for "anti-party activities."Mr Azad has been served a 24 line suspension order by the BJP.

Did Kirti Azad get punished for revealing truth about Arun Jaitley?

Kirti Azad, lawmaker and former Test cricketer, has been suspended by his party the BJP for publicly targeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with allegations of corruption in Delhi's cricket body DDCA.