Maldives says parliament shut for security

The political turbulence has seen the international community, including the United States, urging the Maldives to safeguard democracy.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Courts can't question legislature's wisdom in enacting law: SC

Courts can't question legislature's wisdom in enacting law: SC

The apex court also said that all income tax asessees "constitute one class" and they were treated alike by the provision which was under challenge before it.

Jun 09, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

Thai legislature to deliberate amendments to interim charter

 Thailand`s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has decided to deliberate several amendments to the 2014 interim constitution, including one about holding a charter referendum on June 18, the NLA said on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

Judiciary, legislature need to coordinate: CJI

Viewing Judiciary and Legislature as "siblings", Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Sunday pressed for coordination as well as correcting each other in case the path laid down by the Constitution is deviated from.

Apr 05, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

Public perception of legislature is matter of concern: Naidu

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said the public perception about the functioning of our Parliament and state legislatures is a matter of concern.

Oct 13, 2014, 13:00 PM IST

Function within own assigned sphere: CJI tells judiciary, executive, legislature

Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha on Friday said the people in the executive, the legislature and the judiciary need to function within their own assigned sphere without encroaching upon the domain of others.

Aug 15, 2014, 17:04 PM IST

Voters in California contemplate forming new state

Residents of California`s largely agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties, feeling out of sync with their counterparts in major urban areas, are contemplating breaking away to become America`s 51st state.

May 29, 2014, 05:45 AM IST

Becks ` MLS stadium in Miami` dream moves toward reality after sports bill approval

The dream stadium project of England football legend David Beckham for his new Major League Soccer (MLS) team has received a major boost following the approval of a Florida sports bill.

May 04, 2014, 14:10 PM IST

SC judge favours consensus between legislature, judiciary

In the context of criticism of judicial activism, Supreme Court judge Vikramajit Sen on Saturday said there was a need for a broad consensus between legislature and judiciary in the interest of growth and governance.

Dec 21, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

Refer resolution and bill on AP division to legislature: Forum

A group of Congress legislators in support of united Andhra Pradesh on Saturday requested the Centre to refer both the resolution and the Bill on the proposed division of the state to the legislature for its views.

Oct 19, 2013, 21:24 PM IST

Bihar legislature adjourned sine die after Monsoon Session

The Bihar legislature adjourned sine die after a six-day long stormy Monsoon Session beginning from July 26.

Aug 02, 2013, 19:11 PM IST

SC taking over legislature`s power: Congress MP

The Supreme Court is taking over the law-making powers of the legislatures and there is a need to restore the right of the legislatures and their constitutional dignity, said Rajya Sabha MP from Goa Shantaram Naik on Tuesday.

Jun 25, 2013, 19:29 PM IST

Xi Jinping elected as member of China`s legislature

China`s new leader Xi Jinping was Wednesday elected as the member of the nation`s legislature, the National People`s Congress.

Feb 27, 2013, 22:55 PM IST

Maha legislature pays tribute to Gujral, Bal Thackeray

Leader of the House Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan moved the condolence resolution which was seconded by Leader of Opposition Eknath Khadse (BJP).

Dec 10, 2012, 21:03 PM IST

Survival pangs, as Kaka legislature meets Dec 5

Chief minister Jagadish Shettar and state BJP president KS Eshwarappa expressed confidence that only a handful of legislators may attend the Haveri launch of KJP.

Dec 03, 2012, 10:29 AM IST

West Benga legislature passes Staff Selection Bill

WB assembly passed West Bengal Staff Selection Bill, 2011, aimed at direct recruiting of state govt employees through newspapers` advertisements.

Dec 13, 2011, 22:28 PM IST

Lokayukta bill during winter session of legislature

Nitish Kumar government
appeared firm to table the proposed bill during winter session
of the two houses of Bihar legislature from December 2.

Nov 17, 2011, 18:55 PM IST

Maha legislature jubilee event postponed

The platinum jubilee function of
Maharashtra Legislature, scheduled to be held in presence of President Pratibha Patil on July 19, has been postponed following the serial blasts that left 18 people dead and 81 injured.

Jul 14, 2011, 22:19 PM IST

Maharashtra CM Chavan set to enter legislature unopposed

With Shiv Sena Friday deciding against fielding a candidate for the ensuing Maharashtra Legislative Council by-elections, the stage is set for the lone Congress candidate, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, to be elected unopposed.

Apr 22, 2011, 23:39 PM IST

HC can`t ask legislature to amend constitutional provisions

The Delhi High Court came down heavily on a civil services aspirant for filing a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to amend constitutional provisions relating to right to equality.

Mar 09, 2011, 18:29 PM IST