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  • Jaitley asks lawmakers to be aggressive on topics, not people during debates in Parliament

    India | March 11, 2018 17:57 IST

    He said mere statements should be avoided as those who fail to prove their charges against others often lose credibility.

  • A representative of sex workers

    French lawmakers vote on punishing prostitutes’ clients

    World | April 06, 2016 17:25 IST

    Paris: France’s lower house of parliament holds a final vote on Wednesday on a bill against prostitution and sex trafficking that bans buying sex, not selling it. Customers would face fines and be required to

  • prime minister s office should stop interfering in delhi

    Prime Minister's office should stop interfering in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

    Politics | September 26, 2015 17:51 IST

    New Delhi: Under fire from some of BJP's lawmakers, Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung found support from unusual quarters, when chief minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed the Centre for political interference rather than finding fault with

  • pakistan lawmakers condemn caricatures of islam s prophet

    Pakistan lawmakers condemn caricatures of Islam's prophet

    World | January 15, 2015 19:45 IST

    Islamabad: Pakistani lawmakers passed a resolution and marched outside parliament on Thursday to protest the publication of images of Islam's prophet in the satirical French magazine attacked by extremists last week.Like many other Muslim nations,

  • becoming a lawmaker is like cocaine parrikar

    Becoming a lawmaker is like 'cocaine': Parrikar

    Politics | October 15, 2014 10:21 IST

    Panaji: Becoming a parliamentarian or a legislator is like "a cocaine", said Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who backed high salaries for lawmakers.Parrikar was speaking during the concluding session of the 16th All India Whips' conference

  • sc asks pm cms not to induct tainted people in ministry

    SC asks PM, CMs not to induct tainted people in ministry

    India | August 27, 2014 18:04 IST

    New Delhi: Stopping short of prescribing disqualification for tainted people becoming ministers, the Supreme Court today strongly advised Prime Minister and Chief Ministers not to induct in their ministry people against whom charges have been

  • lawmakers intensify campaign for narendra modi to address

    Lawmakers intensify campaign for Narendra Modi to address US Congress

    World | July 12, 2014 11:59 IST

    Washington: Top American lawmakers have intensified their campaign to get Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to address a joint session of the US Congress when he visits the US in September. US President Barack Obama on

  • plots to hc judges lawmakers sc refuses to hear pil

    Plots to HC judges, lawmakers: SC refuses to hear PIL

    India | February 21, 2014 17:36 IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a PIL seeking cancellation of allotment of plots, allegedly in arbitrary and discriminatory manner, to judges of high courts of Odisha and Gujarat, by brushing aside

  • jaitley rubbishes aap lawmaker s allegation

    Jaitley rubbishes AAP lawmaker's allegation

    Politics | February 03, 2014 16:31 IST

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Monday rubbished claims by an AAP lawmaker that the BJP was trying to buy him off and topple the AAP government.In a tweet, the leader of

  • supreme court turns down pleas on its july 10 order on

    Supreme Court turns down pleas on its July 10 order on lawmakers

    India | December 16, 2013 16:40 IST

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today turned down a plea seeking that its order on disqualification of convicted MPs and MLAs be effective even in case of lawmakers who were held guilty of serious offences

  • 20 re elected madhya pradesh lawmakers face criminal cases

    20 re-elected Madhya Pradesh lawmakers face criminal cases

    India | December 14, 2013 8:37 IST

    Bhopal: A total of 20 of the 65 legislators re-elected to the Madhya Pradesh assembly have declared criminal cases against them, according to an organisation working for electoral reforms."There are 20 re-elected MLAs (legislators) who

  • nsa head denies us spying in europe

    NSA head denies US spying in Europe

    World | October 30, 2013 9:02 IST

    Washington: US National Security Agency Director General Keith Alexander Tuesday told lawmakers that the recent media reports about the agency's spying on European allies were "completely false".Top US intelligence officials testified before the US Congress,

  • pak ec temporarily suspends membership of 154 lawmakers

    Pak EC temporarily suspends membership of 154 lawmakers

    World | October 15, 2012 23:52 IST

    Islamabad, Oct 15: Pakistan's Election Commission temporarily suspended the membership of 154 federal and provincial lawmakers, including Interior Minister Rehman Malik and former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani's two sons, after they failed to submit details

  • european lawmakers slate blatter over bribery case

    European lawmakers slate Blatter over bribery case

    Soccer | April 23, 2012 21:56 IST

    Strasbourg (France), Apr 23: A European lawmakers' advisory group has criticized FIFA President Sepp Blatter's behavior in the case in which two senior FIFA officials received million-dollar kickbacks from former World Cup marketing agency ISL.A

  • mps join securitymen to fight taliban militants

    MPs Join Securitymen To Fight Taliban Militants

    World | April 18, 2012 10:03 IST

    Kabul, April 15: Unfazed by the brazen attempt by heavily-armed Taliban gunmen to storm Parliament today, MPs were not found wanting and they joined security forces in firing on the militants.Parliament was in session when

  • team anna warns lawmakers that people are watching them

    Team Anna Warns Lawmakers That People Are Watching Them

    India | March 27, 2012 12:59 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 27: Raising its pitch against MPs, Team Anna today asked lawmakers whether the “good MPs” will support 162 of those with criminal background or demand cleansing of Parliament.The Team also warned lawmakers

  • obama s afghan plan criticized by his own party

    Obama's Afghan Plan Criticized By His Own Party

    World | June 23, 2011 20:52 IST

    Washington, Jun 23 :  Lawmakers in President Barack Obama's Democratic Party are leading the criticism of his troop withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, arguing that the timeline for bringing 33,000 U.S. troops home by next summer