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Cycle, horse the new modes of transport to India's 'temple of democracy'  Apr 27, 4:43 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): Mike Sasso, the author of Being Human, has aptly said, "Originality is the best form of rebellion." The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government's odd-even proposal has brought new flavour to the ongoing second part of the budget session of Parliament with several BJP lawmakers resorting to new modes of transport, including cycle and horse, to vent their ire.
MLA Bacchu Kadu sent to judicial custody till April 8  Mar 31, 4:21 pm
Mumbai, Mar. 31 (ANI): A day after police arrested Maharashtra independent legislator Bacchu Kadu for allegedly slapping a bureaucrat after a scuffle over allowing lawmakers' associate to live in a government quarter, he was sent to judicial custody till April 8.
Maharashtra: Bacchu Kadu arrested for slapping bureaucrat  Mar 30, 11:00 pm
Mumbai, Mar. 30 (ANI): The police on Wednesday arrested independent legislator from Maharashtra Bacchu Kadu, who had allegedly slapped a bureaucrat yesterday after a scuffle over allowing lawmakers' associate to live in government quarters.
Maharashtra MLA assaults deputy secretary  Mar 29, 10:26 pm
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Mar 29 (ANI): Independent MLA from Achalpur Bacchu Kadu on Tuesday allegedly slapped B R Gavit, deputy secretary, General Administration Department (GAD) over latter not allowing lawmakers associate to live in government quarters.
PPP to protest lifting of Musharraf's travel ban  Mar 20, 2:47 pm
Islamabad, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) lawmakers will protest against the federal government's decision to lift the travel ban against former president Pervez Musharraf during the Sindh Assembly session tomorrow.
900 million Chinese to vote in 2016 grassroots polls for lawmakers  Mar 9, 4:31 pm
Beijing, Mar.9 (ANI): A report prepared by the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee has said that it expects over 900 million Chinese voters to elect more than 2.5 million lawmakers in county or township-level elections later this year.
Pak's 'Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Bill' passed unanimously  Feb 25, 12:37 pm
Lahore, Feb.25 (ANI): Punjab Provincial Assembly in Pakistan has unanimously passed the 'Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Bill' after the opposition members withdrew all nine amendments on the condition that the government ensure enforcement of the law.
Kerry seeks 742 million dollars in aid to Pakistan  Feb 24, 12:46 pm
Washington,Feb.24(ANI): In a bid to aid Pakistan with 742 million dollars, United States Secretary of State John Kerry has told US lawmakers that the Obama administration was helping Afghanistan and Pakistan fight terrorism.
Ruckus in Kerala Assembly, Opposition stages walkout against Chandy  Feb 12, 10:05 am
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb.12 (ANI): Protests broke out in the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Friday over the solar scam as opposition LDF lawmakers staged a walk-out while Chief Minister Oommen Chandy was presenting the state budget.
Solar Scam: Ruckus in Kerala Assembly, Opposition stages walkout  Feb 5, 10:40 am
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb. 5 (ANI): Protests broke out in the Kerala Legislative Assembly on Friday over the solar scam as opposition LDF lawmakers staged a walk-out during Governor P. Sathasivam's speech on the opening day of the budget session.
Four months after promulgation, Nepal constitution amended  Jan 23, 10:48 pm
Kathmandu, Jan.23 (ANI): In an attempt to appease the agitating Madhesis, Nepal on Saturday amended its new constitution, four months after promulgation.
Nuclear race can imperil strategic stability:US report  Jan 23, 2:36 pm
Washington, Jan.23 (ANI): A congressional report sent to United States lawmakers has warned that continued Indian and Pakistani nuclear weapons development could jeopardise strategic stability between the two countries.
Lawmakers to submit Amendment proposals on Constitution of Nepal by Thursday  Jan 5, 3:10 pm
Kathmandu, Jan. 5(ANI): Nepal Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has given 72 hours to the lawmakers to register their amendment proposals on the bill on first amendment of the country's Constitution.
Sartaj Aziz fails to satisfy Pak MPs on PM Modi's visit  Dec 30, 11:23 am
Karachi, Dec. 30 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, has not provided satisfactory information to the opposition lawmakers with regard to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to the nation.
Sartaj Aziz to brief Pak Senate on PM Modi's surprise visit  Dec 29, 11:53 am
Karachi, Dec. 29 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz has been summoned by the Senate chairman to brief lawmakers on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise visit to the country and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif's trip to Afghanistan.
100% hike only if MPs devote full time to Parliament: Nariman  Dec 26, 7:30 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 26 (ANI): Commenting on the demand of lawmakers demanding 100 percent hike in their salary, distinguished Indian Constitutional expert Fali Sam Nariman on Saturday said they would be entitled even to 100 percent salary increase, provi
US to raise H1B, L1 visa fee for Indian IT firms  Dec 17, 8:54 am
Washington, Dec.17 (ANI): In a move which would have a big impact on Indian IT companies in United States, American lawmakers in an attempt to restrict visas for skilled foreign workers has imposed a special fee of up to USD 4,500 on the H1B and L1 visas popular among Indian IT companies.
LS adjourned till 11:40 am over Virendra Singh's remarks  Dec 10, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 11:40 a.m. on Thursday after a verbal duel continued between the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmakers over Member of Parliament Virendra Singh's controversial remarks.
AAP is a vehicle to loot the Govt.: Congress  Dec 4, 1:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): Taking potshots at the Aam Aadmi Party over its move to increase the salary of the Delhi lawmakers, the Congress Party on Friday said the former has become a vehicle for looting the government.
AAP MLA slams 'salary hike' for Delhi lawmakers  Dec 4, 10:19 am
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): Disgruntled over the approved 400 per cent pay hike for MLAs and ministers in the national capital, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Pankaj Pushkar on Friday rebelled against the decision, saying that 'inflation' was for everyone.
Nepal Parliament adjourned till Dec.6 after Madhesi parties obstruct proceedings  Dec 1, 1:48 pm
Kathmandu, Dec.1 (ANI): The Nepal Parliament were adjourned on Tuesday for five days after Madhesi lawmakers repeatedly obstructed proceedings over disagreement with the Revised Bill of the new Constitution.
GST can be India's 'Brahmastra' against global headwinds: ASSOCHAM  Nov 26, 8:43 pm
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): New ASSOCHAM president Sunil Kanoria on Thursday said it is time lawmakers across parties passed the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST without further delay as it would send a strong signal to investors that India's economy can overcome serious global and domestic challenges with political will.
MQM withdraws resignations of lawmakers post pact with Sharif Government  Oct 10, 4:02 pm
Islamabad, Oct.10 (ANI): The Nawaz Sharif-led PML Government at the Centre and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) have inked a pact to form a Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC).
Iranian Parliament speaker urges lawmakers to decide on historic nuke deal  Oct 4, 6:24 pm
New York, Oct. 4 (ANI): The speaker of Iranian Parliament, Ali Larijani, has called upon the lawmakers to reach a decision on the landmark nuclear deal with world powers which would curb the country's nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions.
PM Modi meets lawmakers ahead of his address  Sep 28, 7:44 am
San Jose, Sept 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met elected lawmakers from California ahead of his address to the Indian community in the SAP Center here.