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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:09

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 19:52

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 16:15

"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 can now spend on roads and pavements

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 22:32

IRF welcomed the Indian govt`s move allowing its MPs to spend their local area development fund for works related to constructing roads, pavements and cycle tracks.

Kurien elected chairman of Asian forum of parliamentarians

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 17:07

Rajya Sabha Deputy chairman PJ Kurien was on Thursday unanimously elected the Chairman of the prestigious Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) in Bangkok.

Indian Parliamentarians in Sri Lanka, to visit Jaffna

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 13:28

A five-member Indian Parliamentary delegation has arrived here in the Sri Lankan capital on a four-day trip to hold bilateral talks.

Pak’s ruling PPP declares itself as ‘poorest’ political party in country

Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 15:30

Pakistan’s Peoples Party-Parliamentarians (PPP-P) is by far the poorest political party in the country, according to the financial statement submitted by it.

MPs, Bollywood rally in support of Sanjay Dutt

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 18:30

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.

Many Tory MPs looking for another job

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 19:46

A number of British parliamentarians are looking for another job.

Afghan parliamentarians on India visit

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 23:28

Over 90 members of the Afghan parliament are on a week-long visit to India during which they would attend a training programme on parliamentary procedures and practices.

Imran Khan`s remarks irk women parliamentarians in Pak

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 17:21

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan`s remarks regarding the allocation of special seats to women in the National Assembly has caused anger amongst the female MNAs in the lower house of the parliament.

‘97% Bangladeshi MPs involved in negative activities`

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 14:20

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