Tag Archives: Parliament

Sri Lanka MPs hurl chilli powder, chairs in Parliament commotion

Sri Lanka MPs hurl chilli powder, chairs in Parliament commotion

Sri Lanka’s Parliament was disrupted for the second day on Friday with MPs allied to disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa throwing chilli powder at opposing MPs and hurling chairs at police officers even as the Assembly passed another no-confidence motion …

Read More »

Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament amid crisis

Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament amid crisis

Sri Lankan lawmakers scuffled in Parliament on Thursday, a day after a no-confidence motion was passed against now disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, in the latest escalation of the political crisis that has left the country without an agreed Prime …

Read More »

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court stays dissolution of Parliament

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court stays dissolution of Parliament

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed until December 7 the dissolution of Parliament by the President, granting interim relief to political parties that had urged the apex court to junk Maithripala Sirisena’s decision. A three judge bench headed by …

Read More »

2019 Polls may throw up hung Parliament: Sharad Pawar

2019 Polls may throw up hung Parliament: Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday predicted that no single party would get a majority in the 2019 elections and that there would be change in government both at the Centre and in Maharashtra. Likening the current political …

Read More »

Parliamentary party will decide on triple talaq bill: Congress

abs

With the government likely to table a proposed bill that criminalises the practice of instant divorce among Muslims, Congress on Sunday said that its parliamentary party will decide on the matter. “If the government brings a bill, that’s the call …

Read More »

Manmohan meets Naidu ahead of Parliament session

abs

A day ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday met Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. Later, Naidu tweeted about meeting Singh, who is a …

Read More »

Government keen to bring anti-triple talaq bill in winter session

abs

The Narendra Modi government is planning to bring a bill in the winter session of Parliament banning “triple talaq” (instant divorce), government sources said on Tuesday. For this, the government plans to set up a group of ministers to work …

Read More »

Ananth Kumar: Will decide dates of winter session soon

abs

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Tuesday hit out at the Congress for targeting the government over delay in convening the winter session of Parliament and said that the dates would be decided soon. “The CCPA (Cabinet Committee on …

Read More »

Naidu: Agriculture, farmers deserve special focus

abs

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said agriculture and farmers deserve special focus from the government and issues related to cultivators should be widely discussed in legislative bodies and the media. The focus should be more on villages and agriculture, …

Read More »

Text of speech by new President Ram Nath Kovind

abs

The key to India’s success is its diversity Following is the text of the speech delivered by Ram Nath Kovind after being sworn in as the 14th President of India in the Central Hall of Parliament here on Tuesday. “Respected …

Read More »

Powered by themekiller.com anime4online.com animextoon.com apk4phone.com tengag.com moviekillers.com