Bahrain opposition to boycott legislative election

Bahrain`s top Shiite opposition parties say they will boycott parliamentary and municipal elections slated for October.

Pak parl orders probe into anti-mines shoes scam

A Pakistani parliamentary
panel has called for a probe into alleged irregularities in
the purchase of anti-mine shoes worth Rs 109.1 million by the
military.

Dhaka parliamentary body wants laws common to all

A committee of Bangladesh`s parliament has recommended a common law to govern people of all faiths with regard to marriage registration, succession and the giving and taking of gifts.

Fonseka loses parliamentary seat

Sri Lanka`s former army chief Sarath
Fonseka`s brief stint as an MP has come to a sudden end in the wake of his 30-month imprisonment for corruption in defence deals.

Election campaign in Sri Lanka ends, voting on April 8

With the six-week-long
campaigning coming to an end, the stage has been set for Sri
Lanka`s April 8 parliamentary elections.

Sharif withdraws nomination papers for parliamentary by-polls

Pakistan`s main Opposition PML-N
chief Nawaz Sharif has withdrawn his nomination papers for
next month`s parliamentary by-polls.

BDR chief`s decision angers parliamentary body: Report

A parliamentary body has blasted BDR chief for his decision to use a new name and uniform for the paramilitary force to free the frontier guards from the stigma of February mutiny which killed 57 officers, a report said Tuesday.