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Pak may get disputed F-16s by July end, says US May 20, 1:27 pm
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Defence experts in Washington D.C. anticipate Pakistan getting the disputed F-16 fighter aircrafts by the end of July despite strong opposition from American lawmakers.
Will US again abandon Pak like 1989? May 16, 7:05 pm
Islamabad, May 16 (ANI): Pakistan has been assessing whether a recent move by the United States lawmakers to stop the American administration from funding the sale of eight F-16 jets is a 'temporary hiccup' or else Washington will again abandon Islamabad as it had done in the late 1980s.
Congress taunts BJP MP's 'do yagya for rains' advice May 12, 1:38 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday ridiculed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Virendra Singh's remark that all lawmakers of drought-hit states should perform 'yagya' as a means to mitigate the drought situation and said that the Centre should accept its failure.
Nepali Congress, UCPN-M rule out possibility of civic polls May 11, 1:14 pm
Kathmandu, May 10(ANI): Lawmakers of the ruling Unified CPN-Maoist and Nepali Congress have ruled out the possibility of holding local bodies' elections later this year as announced by the government in its policy and programme.
Kathmandu, May 3 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister and CPN-UML Parliamentary Party leader KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday urged his party lawmakers to present themselves effectively during thew Parliament session.
TMC MP asked to leave RS; Congress calls for restraint May 2, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): With Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari asking Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sukhendu Sekhar Roy to leave the Upper House for the day, Congress MP and former union minister Renuka Chowdhury on Monday asked the lawmakers to maintain restraint so that such a situation does not arise in the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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