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Greek lawmakers approve third bailout after all-night debate  Aug 15, 7:35 am
London, Aug.15 (ANI): Lawmakers in debt-ridden Greece have reportedly approved the draft of a third bailout through an all-night voting process in parliament.
After washed out Monsoon Session, NDA holds a save democracy march  Aug 13, 4:31 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 13 (ANI): After a complete wash out of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, NDA lawmakers on Thursday, took out a "Save Democracy" march against the opposition, holding the latter responsible for what they called a wasted session.
LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan rejects Congress demand for adjournment  Aug 10, 11:49 am
New Delhi, Aug. 10 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday disallowed all notices of adjournment in the LOwer House as defiant Congress lawmakers entered it with placards, sporting black arm bands.
Congress MPs to continue protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament today  Aug 7, 8:50 am
New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): Congress MPs will continue their protest at the Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises today against the suspension of the party's 25 lawmakers from the Lok Sabha.
'Livid' Congress may greet PM Modi with black flags in Chennai  Aug 6, 3:50 pm
Chennai, Aug. 6 (ANI): Extremely upset with the move to suspend 25 lawmakers from the Lok Sabha, the Congress Party has decided to show black flags to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Chennai tomorrow.
Congress likely to continue protest over suspension of MPs  Aug 6, 10:33 am
New Delhi, Aug. 6 (ANI): Congress MPs from both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha are likely to stage a protest at the Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises on Thursday, against the suspension of the party's 25 lawmakers from the Lok Sabha by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
Congress workers lead nation-wide protests over suspension of MPs  Aug 4, 2:05 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): Congress workers have taken to the streets across the country today against the suspension of the party's 25 lawmakers from the Lok Sabha.
Congress to protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament premises today  Aug 4, 9:02 am
New Delhi, Aug. 4 (ANI): The Congress party will stage a protest at the Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises today over the suspension of the party's lawmakers by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
TMC MPs to abstain from Lok Sabha till Friday (Update)  Aug 3, 10:07 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Showing solidarity with the suspended Congress lawmakers, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MPs will desist from attending the Lok Sabha till Friday.
'Modi Govt. will soon understand truth cannot be silenced': Rahul Gandhi  Aug 3, 9:13 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Showing solidarity with his party's suspended lawmakers, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government will soon understand that truth cannot be silenced.
'Achhe din aa gaye !': Digvijay Singh on suspension of MPs  Aug 3, 6:11 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday said the suspension of 25 lawmakers of his party from the Parliament shows the basic difference between democratic leaders and a dictator.
Congress cries foul, says decision to suspend 25 MPs 'one-sided'  Aug 3, 4:36 pm
New Delhi, August 3 (ANI): The Congress on Monday dubbed Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan's decision to suspend 25 lawmakers of the opposition party as 'harsh and one-sided.'
Democrats cry 'foul' as US takes Cuba, Malaysia off human trafficking blacklist  Jul 28, 9:29 am
Johannesburg, July 28 (ANI): Democratic lawmakers and rights group have accused the U.S. State Department of 'politicising' its annual rankings of nations on their attempts to tackle flesh trade and other forms of exploitative labour, as key trading partner, Malaysia, and Cuba, with whom U.S. recently restored diplomatic ties, were taken off a blacklist.
US urges Pak to act against 'all' extremists, including 26/11 accused Lakhvi  Jul 24, 12:46 pm
Karachi, July 24 (ANI): While lauding Pakistan's resolve to eliminate terrorism along the Afghan border, U.S. lawmakers have urged the Islamic republic to crack down on 'all' extremists, particularly the ones involved in the Mumbai terror attacks.
Hong Kong electoral reforms: Chinese media brands naysayers 'destroyers of democracy'  Jun 19, 6:24 pm
Washington, June 19 (ANI): China's state-run media has reportedly lashed out at Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers for being 'destroyers' of democratic development, a day after they snubbed the Beijing-backed electoral reform package.
Hong Kong lawmakers snub Beijing-backed electoral reform  Jun 18, 11:06 am
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Hong Kong's legislature has reportedly rejected the Beijing-backed electoral reform package, which would have allowed the region to elect its leader, as long as the candidates contesting the election were vetted by Beijing.
Hundreds take to streets ahead of 'crucial Hong Kong democracy vote'  Jun 14, 5:52 pm
Johannesburg, June 14 (ANI): Hundreds in Hong Kong have reportedly taken to the streets to rally support for a veto of the government's electoral reform package, backed by Beijing, ahead of a crucial vote by lawmakers.
'The Duke' honored with 'John Wayne Day' in Texas on 108th b'day  May 27, 2:00 pm
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Texas lawmakers have honored late American actor John Wayne by naming 26th May as 'John Wayne Day' on the occasion of actor's 108th birthday.
Experts warn US still behind IS in social media fight  May 12, 3:57 pm
Washington, May 12 (ANI): New warnings issued by U.S. lawmakers and officials over tactics employed by the Islamic State (IS) on the internet have put renewed focus on the terror outfit's activities.
US lawmakers warn terrorism has gone 'viral' with growing jihad-inspired terror attacks  May 11, 11:16 am
Washington, May 11 (ANI): In the wake of last week's attack in Texas, top American officials and lawmakers have reportedly raised an alarm over the growing threat of jihad-inspired terror attacks against the U.S.
Yemen conflict: Pak lawmakers propose country should 'stand shoulder to shoulder with Saudi Arabia'  Apr 10, 3:16 pm
Karachi, April 10 (ANI): Pakistani lawmakers have proposed, approving a draft resolution on day five of the joint parliamentary session on Yemen, that Pakistan "should maintain neutrality in the conflict" and "stand shoulder to shoulder with Saudi Arabia" to play a proactive diplomatic role to end the crisis.
SC urges severe punishment for rash driving  Mar 31, 9:57 am
New Delhi, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Supreme Court has urged lawmakers to consider a change in law to have a more stringent punishment in terms of rash and negligent driving causing death.
'Adamant' Sharad Yadav justifies sexist comments  Mar 16, 4:22 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, who has drawn flak from the women lawmakers over his sexist comments, on Monday refused to tender an apology and justified his stand by quoting an excerpt from a Bollywood number.
Football lawmaker's delay video technology trials in competitive matches for 12 months  Mar 1, 1:19 pm
London, Mar 01 (ANI): During a recent meeting of football's lawmakers in Belfast, the video technology trials during competitive matches has been delayed for at least 12 months.
US averts partial shutdown of homeland security as House passes one-week funding bill   Feb 28, 2:34 pm
London, Feb 28 (ANI): US lawmakers were able to fend off a partial shutdown of homeland security as a one-week funding extension was passed hours before the due time.