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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.
67 pc Americans would vote out all current lawmakers in Congress   Mar 7, 3:34 pm
Washington, Mar. 7 (ANI): A majority of Americans would oust all current members of Congress, a new poll has found.
Farooq Abdullah pained by pandemonium in parliament  Feb 15, 9:01 am
Mumbai, Feb.15 (ANI): Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah has expressed his anguish and pain over the recent incidents of pandemonium inside parliament over the Andhra Pradesh bifurcation issue, and said that lawmakers of today have no substance in them.
Disruptions during Rail Budget 'unfortunate': Kamal Nath   Feb 12, 4:05 pm
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): Commenting on the protest by the lawmakers over the Telangana issue, during the presentation of the Interim Railway Budget in Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday said such a situation is very 'unfortunate' and dampens the spirit of democracy.
Rahul Gandhi meets lawmakers over northeastern student's death  Feb 6, 6:24 pm
New delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi met his party's lawmakers from north eastern states on Thursday to discuss the incident of a teenager's death from their region that is being alleged as a racial attack or hate crime.
Snowden calls Russian spy claim 'absurd'  Jan 22, 1:30 pm
Washington, Jan. 22 (ANI): NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has reportedly denied the claims made by US lawmakers that he was a Russian spy and called them 'absurd'.
US lawmakers concerned over Sochi Olympics security amid video threatening terror attacks  Jan 20, 10:46 am
Washington, Jan. 20 (ANI): U.S. lawmakers have expressed security concerns at the upcoming Sochi Olympics, as a video has surfaced threatening the games.
Ex- judge urges US lawmakers against proposed changes to NSA  Jan 16, 3:10 pm
Washington, Jan. 16 (ANI): As US President Barack Obama is just a day away from formally announcing the long-debated changes to the controversial operations of the National Security Agency, a former judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has reportedly urged lawmakers to go easy with the changes.
US lawmakers appeal to block transfer of CIA drone campaign control to Pentagon  Jan 16, 11:52 am
Washington, Jan. 16 (ANI): United States lawmakers have appealed to block President Barack Obama's plan to shift control of the U.S. drone campaign from the CIA to the Defense Department.
India-US diplomatic row evokes mixed reactions as envoy heads home  Jan 10, 3:42 pm
New Delhi, Jan.10 (ANI): Lawmakers crossed swords on Friday over the government's handling of the diplomatic row with the United States ahead of envoy Devyani Khobragade's impending return to India after she was indicted for visa fraud and the U.S. government immediately asked her to leave the country.
Secret Pentagon report claims Snowden's NSA leaks 'helped terrorists'  Jan 10, 1:19 pm
Washington, Jan. 10 (ANI): Two US lawmakers have reportedly said that a secret Pentagon report proves that whistleblower Edward Snowden's revelations about the alleged mass surveillance programmes has 'tipped off US adversaries'.
Bangladeshi MPs take oaths to form new government  Jan 9, 3:04 pm
Washington, Jan. 9 (ANI): Bangladesh's newly elected lawmakers have taken the oath of office.
Opposition uproar over UP lawmakers study tour abroad  Jan 8, 5:29 pm
New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan.8 (ANI): The opposition in Uttar Pradesh has reacted strongly to reports of a state legislators' undertaking a study tour abroad when knowing fully well that their state was in the throes of communal disturbance.
500 Chinese lawmakers forced to leave office over election fraud  Dec 30, 2:44 pm
Washington, Dec. 30 (ANI): More than 500 Chinese lawmakers accused of election fraud have been forced to leave office.
Nawaz Sharif joins list of billionaire Pak politicians   Dec 26, 3:45 pm
Islamabad, Dec. 26 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has joined the list of billionaire lawmakers with his net value of assets growing rapidly from INR 261.6 million to INR 1.71 billion since May 2012 elections.
Iranian lawmakers introduce bill to increase uranium enrichment to 60%  Dec 26, 11:06 am
Washington, Dec. 26 (ANI): Iranian lawmakers have introduced a bill seeking to increase the nation's uranium enrichment to 60 percent.
Chinese lawmakers vote to end decades-old labour camps  Dec 25, 10:08 am
Johannesburg, Dec. 25 (ANI): Chinese legislators have voted to abolish the decades-old "re-education through labour" programme, called "laojiao", saying it had served its historical purpose.
Akhilesh Yadav welcomes Rahul Gandhi's suggestion for riot-hit victims  Dec 23, 8:03 pm
Muzaffarnagar/Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), Dec.23 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday welcomed suggestions from Congress Party vice president Rahul Gandhi and other lawmakers to help the Muzaffarnagar riot hit victims.
Lawmakers question Maharashtra Govt. over Adarsh Housing Scam report rejection  Dec 21, 4:40 pm
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec.21 (ANI): Opposition parties flayed the Government of Maharashtra on Saturday for rejecting the report of the Adarsh Housing Society Scam that indicted four former state chief ministers.
AGP lawmakers protest against tabling of Bangladesh Land Demarcation Bill  Dec 19, 7:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec.19 (ANI):Lawmakers of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) protested in New Delhi on Thursday against the Congress Party for introducing the Bangladesh Land Demarcation Bill in the Rajya Sabha.
Lawmakers call for strict vigilance on first anniversary of Delhi gang rape  Dec 16, 7:14 pm
New Delhi, Dec.16 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, lawmakers on Monday stressed on the need for stringent measures for women security and called for faster trials of the accused in volved in such crimes on the first anniversary of brutal Delhi gang rape case.
Lawmakers seek former judge's resignation on Human Rights day  Dec 10, 6:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): Lawmakers on Tuesday pressed for the resignation of former Supreme Court Justice, A. K. Ganguly over allegations of sexually assaulting a law intern on International Human Rights Day.
Lawmakers demand ex-SC judge's resignation over sexual harassment charges  Dec 6, 5:57 pm
New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec.6 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, politicians on Friday demanded resignation of former Supreme Court Justice, A. K. Ganguly over allegations of sexually assaulting a law intern.