PM Modi calls for fast-tracking pending criminal cases against MPs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Union Home and Law Ministry to fast-track trial in criminal cases pending against parliamentarians, reports said on Thursday.

76 parliamentarians charged with serious crimes: Report

Of the 162 parliamentarians involved in 306 criminal cases, 76 are charged with serious crimes like murder, attempt to murder and kidnapping, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) said on Tuesday.

Leaders have no control over their Parliamentarians: Narayanasamy

"Leaders of political parties have no control over their parliamentarians," Union Minister V Narayanasamy said on Wednesday hours after his own party MPs led the disruptions in the Lok Sabha over Telangana.

MPs, Bollywood rally in support of Sanjay Dutt

A host of parliamentarians and top figures from Bollywood on Friday extended support to actor Sanjay Dutt who was sent back to jail by the Supreme Court Thursday in an arms case related to the 1993 Bombay blasts.

‘97% Bangladeshi MPs involved in negative activities`

Nearly 97 per cent Bangladeshi lawmakers were involved in "negative activities" and 70 per cent of them in virtual "criminal acts".

Quota of MPs increased in Kendriya Vidyalayas

The government has raised Kendriya Vidyalaya admission quota for MPs from two to six seats in the wake of increased demands from the Parliamentarians.

Pakistani Parliamentarians` perks criticised

Senate Committee on Finance has proposed a 100 pc increase in travel allowance of all Parliamentarians.

Anna Hazare defends Baba Ramdev

Coming to the defence of Ramdev over his remarks about MPs, Anna Hazare said that the yoga guru had not referred to all the Parliamentarians.

Pak MPs condemn killing of Hindu doctors

Pakistani parliamentarians from
the opposition and treasury benches condemned the recent murder of three Hindu doctors in Sindh.

Sri Lankan parliamentarians to be given Yoga lessons

Soon Sri Lankan Parliament will conduct Yoga classes for its parliamentarians.

Cash-for-query: SC dismisses PIL on trial of MPs

The Supreme Court on Monday
refused to expedite proceedings against Congress MP Raja Ram9
Pal and 10 former Parliamentarians in the infamous
`cash-for-query` scam.

Nigerian parliamentarians agree to delay January polls

Nigerian lawmakers have agreed to delay the nation-wide January polls, making its postponement to April almost certain, after the electoral commission sought extra time to credibly finalise the voters` register.