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Islamabad, June 18 (ANI): Senators from both treasury and opposition benches have called for bringing the intelligence agencies under civilian and parliamentary control.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said the only way to contain Current Account Deficit (CAD) is to increase the domestic production of oil and coal and restrain the consumption of gold.
Julia Gillard accused of 'showing too much cleavage' in Parliament Jun 17, 10:32 am
London, June 17 (ANI): A columnist has caused outrage after accusing Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard of disrespecting the nation by showing too much cleavage in federal Parliament.
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday insisted that there should be a prompt passage of the Food Security Bill by the Parliament or else the government may be compelled to enact it through an ordinance.
Russian parliament overwhelmingly passes anti-gay bill Jun 12, 11:00 am
Johannesburg, June 12 (ANI): Russia's lower house has passed a bill that stigmatizes gay people and bans giving children any information about homosexuality.
BJP crisis over: 'Sulking' Advani accepts Bhagwat's advice Jun 11, 7:19 pm
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced the end of the crisis within the saffron brigade following Lal Krishna Advani's resignation from all key posts, and said that the veteran has accepted the advice of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to respect the Parliamentary Board's decision and continue to guide the party in national interest.
Afghan parliament rejects 'unIslamic' proposal banning men from marrying minor girls Jun 11, 11:43 am
Washington, June 11 (ANI): The Afghanistan parliament has rejected a proposal that would have stopped men from marrying girls younger than 16 years.
'Liar' Modi trying to mislead nation: Rajeev Shukla Jun 10, 7:56 pm
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla on Monday lashed out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for trying to mislead the people by telling lies that he had received blessings from sulking party veteran Lal Krishna Advani, and alleged that the infighting within the saffron brigade is a clear indication that it cannot provide a stable leadership and good governance to the nation.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Afghanistan parliament has reportedly started indicating at new political efforts to curtail women's rights as some male parliamentary members are now publicly threatening their female counterparts in the middle of parliamentary meetings.
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Asserting that differences of opinion within the BJP's top leadership are a matter of concern, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said the people of India must ponder over it, as the main opposition party may not be able to provide a stable government to the country due to this alleged infighting.
Panaji, June 7 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vice President Smriti Irani on Friday said that the Parliamentary Board of the party would take a final decision on whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would head the party's poll panel.
Food Security Bill: Pawar against bringing ordinance Jun 7, 2:33 pm
New Delhi, June 7 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday said he was not in favour of bringing an ordinance on the Food Security Bill, and would prefer if the bill is discussed in parliament and then passed as law.
Melbourne, June 6 (ANI): Former Pakistani asylum seeker Fawad Ahmed has said that his Ashes call-up is a 'dream come true' after a parliamentary law amendment paved his way to England for an Ashes trial.
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): An Indian parliamentary delegation met top American lawmakers to raise New Delhi's concerns over the immigration bill, particularly those related to the H-1B visa issues.
Nawaz Sharif elected as Pakistan prime minister Jun 5, 2:46 pm
Islamabad, June 5 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has become the first politician in Pakistan's parliamentary history to make it to the office of prime minister for a third time.
Congress, BJP lock horns over Food Security Bill Jun 4, 7:07 pm
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Congress Party on Tuesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for delaying the passage of the Food Security Bill in Parliament and politicising the matter.
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said the monsoon session of Parliament should be preponed or advanced to pass both the food security bill and the land acquisition bill.
Shahbaz Sharif formally nominated for Pak Punjab CM Jun 3, 2:54 pm
Lahore, June 3 (ANI): The parliamentary committee of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has formally nominated Shahbaz Sharif for the position of chief minister of Punjab province.
Bhopal, June 1 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday said Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President N. Srinivasan should take responsibility of the scam, which rocked the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament.
Beijing, Jun 1 (Xinhua-ANI): The first session of Pakistan's newly-elected National Assembly, or the lower house of the parliament in the country, started for the oath-taking of its members here on Saturday morning.
'Elite' Ahmed may see 'fast track' of Ashes dream following new Oz citizenship bill May 31, 11:23 am
Sydney, May 31 (ANI): Australian refugee leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed may soon join Australia's Ashes campaign following the introduction of citizenship law changes in the parliament.
Three Congress MPs set Friday deadline for government to meet demand for separate Telangana state May 31, 8:53 am
Hyderabad, May 31 (ANI): The three Congress Members of Parliament from Andhra Pradesh, who announced plans to quit the party and join the rival Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), have set Friday (May 31) as the deadline for the government to meet their demand for the creation of a separate Telangana state.
Maruti-Suzuki collaboration has sparked off wave of industrial development in India: PM May 28, 4:14 pm
Tokyo, May 28 (ANI): Asserting that Japan has long been part of important milestones in India's economic development efforts, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that the Maruti-Suzuki collaboration has sparked off a wave of industrial development in India.
Tokyo, May 28 (ANI): Asserting that political and security cooperation between India and Japan has gained in salience, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that Japan is the only partner with whom India have a two-plus-two dialogue at the foreign and defence ministry level.
Islamabad, May 27 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), which emerged as the leading party after the May 11 polls in Pakistan, now also enjoys simple majority in the lower house of the parliament when 18 independents announced their affiliations with the party.
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