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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.
US lawmakers to greet PM Modi at Silicon Valley reception  Sep 26, 1:58 am
San Jose, Sept. 26 (ANI): The US lawmakers, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, will greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Silicon Valley reception.
Ex-lawmakers of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami arrested for possession of bombs  Sep 8, 1:52 pm
Dhaka, Sept. 8 (ANI): Bangladesh police have arrested two former Jamaat-e-Islami lawmakers along with 11 other leaders and activists of the part for possession of 20 homemade bombs in Mirpur flat.
Agitated mob sets fire to houses of Manipur minister, lawmakers  Sep 1, 1:18 pm
Imphal, Sept. 1 (ANI): Irate mob set afire the houses of Manipur Health Minister Phungjathang Tonsing, Lok Sabha MP Thangso Baite, Hill Areas Committee Chairman of State Assembly Chaltolien Amo and four Congress MLAs TN Haokip, Manga Vaiphei, Ginsuanhau and Vungjagin Valte in Churachandpur District last night.
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.