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'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.
Italian lawmakers back resolution urging govt. to recognise Palestinian state  Feb 28, 2:34 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 28 (ANI): Italian lawmakers have come out in support of a non-binding resolution urging the government to recognise Palestine as a state.
US Congress demands Dr Shakil Afridi's release  Feb 26, 4:57 pm
Karachi, Feb 26 (ANI): As the U.S. Congress debated giving Pakistan aid worth 500 million dollars, lawmakers have demanded the release of Dr Shakil Afridi, the man who helped America find Osama bin Laden.
Obama's national security agenda calls for 'strategic patience' over global challenges  Feb 7, 2:38 pm
Washington, Feb 07(ANI): US President Barack Obama came out with a national security strategy, urging "strategic patience," drawing criticism from lawmakers amid threat posed by Islamic State (IS).
Obama to 'formally ask' Congress to authorise use of military force against IS  Feb 6, 2:47 pm
Washington, Feb 06 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama is expected to formally ask the Congress to authorize use of military force in the fight to take on the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, even as lawmakers contended that devising such a measure would be a challenge.
China bans wearing of burqas in public in Muslim majority Xinjiang province  Jan 14, 2:39 pm
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Lawmakers in China have reportedly approved a ban on women wearing burqa, a traditional Islamic garment, in public in Xinjinag province, a region with a large Muslim population.
Hong Kong's richest person Li Ka-shing urges lawmakers to pass electoral reforms  Jan 11, 11:26 am
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Hong Kong's richest person, Li Ka-shing, has urged lawmakers to pass controversial constitutional reforms that will change how the region's leader is elected.
Lawmakers should speak properly, says LK Advani  Dec 3, 11:56 am
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): In the wake of the huge row ignited by Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti's hate speech, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Wednesday said every parliamentarian should speak appropriately in public.
Jayapur is adopting me, says PM Modi  Nov 7, 1:55 pm
Jayapur (Varanasi), Nov. 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has chosen Jayapur as part of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana introduced for lawmakers, on Friday said the village is adopting him and not the other way round.
Pak lawmakers raise spectre of nuclear war with India amid unabated clashes along LoC  Oct 23, 2:21 pm
Karachi, Oct 23 (ANI): While hitting out at India for its "hostile posturing" along the Line of Control (LoC) and Working Boundary, Pakistani lawmakers have raised the spectre of a nuclear war in the region in the backdrop of unabated ceasefire violations along the boundary, a report said.
Female lawmakers more effective at moving bills than male counterparts: Study  Oct 15, 12:29 pm
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that female lawmakers in Congress are more likely to be more "effective" at moving bills in comparison to men.
Tibetan lawmakers say Tibet is crucial to resolve India-China border dispute  Sep 20, 4:06 pm
Dharamsala, Sept. 20 (ANI): Tibetan lawmakers-in-exile have stated that Tibet is a crucial issue for both India and China to resolve their border dispute.
Pakistan to deliberate over resignations of PTI lawmakers  Aug 24, 9:23 pm
Islamabad, Aug 24 (ANI): In light of the resignations tendered by all the Pakistan national assembly members of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party, the speaker of the assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has called the heads of all political parties on Monday.
President hosts official reception on occasion of Independence Day in New Delhi  Aug 16, 1:14 pm
New Delhi, Aug16(ANI) : On the occasion of Independence Day, President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, on Friday (August 15) hosted the official reception for the Prime Minister, his ministerial colleagues, diplomats, lawmakers, senior government officials and leading public figures.
ASSOCHAM, lawmakers discuss ways to sort 'Challenges for Agricultural Growth' in India  Aug 2, 7:02 pm
New Delhi, August 2 (ANI): Themed on 'Challenges for Agricultural Growth', an interactive session organized here recently by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), saw the industry body and the lawmakers of the country discussing on efforts needed to put agriculture on the next level of growth.
Ahead of 2015 cricket World Cup, Kiwi lawmakers move to make match fixing a crime  Aug 1, 9:01 am
Wellington, Aug.1 (ANI): Lawmakers in New Zealand have unanimously supported legislation to make match fixing a criminal offense in time for next year's Cricket World Cup.
Nepal lawmakers underline need for debate on Indian power cooperation proposal  Jul 25, 4:00 pm
Kathmandu, July 25 (ANI): Members of Nepal's Parliament have stressed on the need for a thorough discussion on the Indian Government's proposal of developing Nepal's hydro-power sector.
A peek into the profiles of newly elected lawmakers  May 17, 5:44 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The results of the 16th Lok Sabha has thrown up with some interesting figures in terms of gender, age, educational and professional profile of the newly elected Members of Parliament.
Pak lawmakers pass resolution to protect holy sites of religious minorities  May 16, 11:12 am
Islamabad, May 16 (ANI): Pakistani lawmakers in the National Assembly have unanimously passed a resolution requesting the government to take to protect the holy places of religious minorities.
British lawmakers urge aid cut to Pakistan till its acts against extremism   May 1, 11:29 am
London, May 1 (ANI): British lawmakers are seeking aid cut to Pakistan unless there is proof the funds help stop extremism.
US outraged as Iran appoints man linked to 1979 hostage crisis as UN envoy   Apr 3, 1:39 pm
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): US lawmakers are outraged over Iran's move to appoint a man linked to 1979 seizure of the US embassy in Tehran as its ambassador to the United Nations.
New Iraqi law could allow girls as young as 8 to be married off  Mar 15, 10:33 am
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Iraqi lawmakers are mulling over a new measure that would allow girls as young as 8 years old to be married, and that also mandates wives must give their husbands sex on demand.
BJP lauds SC decision to expedite trial of tainted lawmakers   Mar 11, 3:07 pm
New Delhi, Mar.11 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley on Tuesday, welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to expedite the trial of Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) against whom cases of serious offences are pending.