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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.

Iran pushes nuclear deal as US lawmaker aims to stop it

Iran`s pragmatist government tried on Wednesday to sell its nuclear agreement with world powers to hardliners at home, just as a US Congressional leader promised to do "everything possible" to sink the deal.

Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker barred from Malaysia

Malaysia barred a veteran Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker from entering the country Friday branding him a "troublemaker", days after student leader Joshua Wong was denied entry over fears he would threaten ties with China.

Iran will not allow inspection of military sites: Lawmaker

No one will be allowed to inspect Iran`s military sites, said a senior Iranian lawmaker on Sunday.

Exclusive: US lawmaker pushes White House to aid allies in Islamic State fight

A senior Republican lawmaker warned President Barack Obama she would do "everything within my power," including holding up money, to push the United States to provide fighter jets and weapons to Egypt and other allies fighting Islamic State militants.

Lawmaker compares Obama to Hitler in tweet on Paris attack

A US congressman with a history of making inflammatory remarks is drawing criticism for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a tweet related to the terror attack in Paris.

Abducted Pakistani lawmaker rescued

A provincial lawmaker was today rescued by Pakistani authorities from an area bordering Afghanistan, six months after he was kidnapped by armed men.

For Manohar Parrikar, becoming a lawmaker is like 'cocaine'

Becoming a parliamentarian or a legislator is like "a cocaine", said Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who backed high salaries for lawmakers.

Mexico shock as kidnapped lawmaker killed, burned

A Mexican federal lawmaker was killed and burned after being abducted in broad daylight, authorities confirmed Wednesday, shocking his ruling party amid government assurances that violence is down.

Georgia charges ex-leader for brutal beating of opposition lawmaker

Georgian prosecutors on Tuesday filed criminal charges against former president Mikheil Saakashvili for allegedly ordering a savage beating of an oppostion lawmaker who suffered traumatic brain injury and broken bones.

British MP calls for English Premier League boycott

A British lawmaker called on Tuesday for fans to boycott English Premier League football matches in protest at the high number of foreign players taking part in the competition.

Lawmaker kidnapped in Nigeria

Nigeria`s police in the southeastern state of Rivers Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a member of the state house of assembly by unidentified gunmen.

Pakistan woman lawmaker succumbs to bullet injuries

A Pakistani woman parliamentarian, who was critically injured in a gun attack by unidentified men two days ago, succumbed to her injuries early today at a hospital here.

Road accident leaves 13 dead, 10 injured in Haiti

A lawmaker`s car crashed into a transport van in northern Haiti, killing 13 people and injuring 10.

Chinese lawmaker in ``honey trap`` sex scandal probed

A Chinese legislator at the centre of a honey trap sex scandal in the country` Chongqing City is being investigated by China`s top party disciplinary watchdog.

Nepal lawmaker arrested over deadly blast: Police

Nepalese police have arrested a lawmaker for allegedly masterminding a bomb attack that killed four people and injured dozens of others in 2012, an officer told AFP on Monday.