Parliament

SC seeks govt's reply on plea for common electoral rolls

SC seeks govt's reply on plea for common electoral rolls

The petition has also sought direction to the authorities to take steps to use 'Totaliser' for counting of votes.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

Theresa May's party suspends two EU lawmakers over Brexit vote

Britain`s ruling Conservatives barred two of their own lawmakers in the European Parliament after they broke the party whip and voted for a motion demanding London do more to meet EU demands in Brexit talks.

Oct 08, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Theresa May's top ministers plotted to oust her: Book

Theresa May's top ministers plotted to oust her: Book

It claims that a "triumvirate" plan was hatched under which Johnson would lead the UK as the new Prime Minister, Brexit Secretary Davis would handle EU withdrawal and Hammond would run the country's finances.

Sep 24, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

Man sets himself on fire outside New Zealand Parliament

A man has reportedly set himself on fire on the grounds of New Zealand`s parliament in Wellington, two days ahead of national elections, police said on Thursday.

Sep 21, 2017, 11:25 AM IST

'Yes' for same-sex marriage vote is fairness: Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday said a "yes" vote in the upcoming same-sex marriage poll was a question of "fairness", the media reported.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

How did Parliament create an exception when consent age is 18 yrs: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday posed a query to the Centre how Parliament could create an exception in the penal law declaring that intercourse or a sexual act by a man with his wife, aged between 15 and less than 18 years, is not rape, when the age of consent is 18.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

UK Parliament corridors to get CCTV cameras for security

Both the House of Commons and Lords Speakers have signed off on the installation of the security cameras in all areas of the Palace of Westminster that can be accessed by visitors.

Sep 03, 2017, 18:54 PM IST
Military coup in Maldives: Army occupies Parliament

Military coup in Maldives: Army occupies Parliament

The Maldivian Army has occupied Parliament on Tuesday.

Aug 22, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

Iran's top priority to protect nuclear deal from US: Hassan Rouhani

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday the top foreign policy priority for his new government was to protect the nuclear deal from being torn up by the United States.

Aug 20, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
UK Parliament's 'Big Ben' bell to fall silent for four years

UK Parliament's 'Big Ben' bell to fall silent for four years

The 96-metre-tall Elizabeth Tower, believed to be the most photographed building in the United Kingdom, is already half enveloped in scaffolding as part of a major renovation project.

 

Aug 14, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Monsoon Session ends: Lok Sabha registers 77.94% productivity, Rajya Sabha 79.95% ; Modi government terms it success

Monsoon Session ends: Lok Sabha registers 77.94% productivity, Rajya Sabha 79.95% ; Modi government terms it success

The month-long Monsoon Session of Parliament ended on Friday, with the two houses recording a dip in productivity compared with the last session.

Aug 12, 2017, 06:49 AM IST
Wife of ousted Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to seek his Parliament seat: Party official

Wife of ousted Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to seek his Parliament seat: Party official

Papers for Kulsoom Nawaz`s candidacy were filed with election authorities on Friday, Sharif adviser Asif Kirmani told reporters in the eastern city of Lahore.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Sharad Yadav free to choose his path: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Sharad Yadav free to choose his path: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

His remarks came a day after former party President Sharad Yadav declared he was still with the Grand Alliance of the RJD and Congress.

 

Aug 11, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
No compromise with Jammu and Kashmir's special status: Mehbooba Mufti

No compromise with Jammu and Kashmir's special status: Mehbooba Mufti

The article, added to the Constitution by a Presidential Order in 1954, accords special rights and privileges to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and empowers its legislature to frame any law without attracting a legal challenge. 

Aug 11, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India

Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice President of India

Former Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu was sworn-in as the 13th Vice President of India today, succeeding Hamid Ansari, in a glittering ceremony today.

Aug 11, 2017, 11:42 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi warns absentee BJP MPs of consequences in 2019

PM Narendra Modi warns absentee BJP MPs of consequences in 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reportedly warned BJP MPs who don't attend Parliament that they may not get to contest the next Lok Sabha polls if they persist with the habit.

Aug 10, 2017, 22:48 PM IST

379 IAS officers have not filed asset details: Govt

As many as 379 IAS officers have not filed their immovable property returns (IPRs) for the year 2016, the government told Parliament on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

610 textile mills shut with over 3 lakh workers on payrolls

However, he said the details of closure of textile units in the decentralised sectors viz powerloom etc. Are not available.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi reprimands BJP MPs over attendance in Parliament, says 'Amit Shah is here, all your leisure days are over'

PM Narendra Modi reprimands BJP MPs over attendance in Parliament, says 'Amit Shah is here, all your leisure days are over'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reprimanded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs for frequently remaining absent from the both Houses of Parliament.

Aug 10, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

Pakistan EC asks PML-N to appoint new party chief to replace Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan's Election Commission on Tuesday issued a notice to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz (PML-N) asking it to appoint a new leader to replace former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as its chief.

Aug 08, 2017, 17:33 PM IST