In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government. Generally, a modern parliament has three functions: representing the electorate, making laws, and overseeing the government via hearings and inquiries.
Opposition members in Rajya Sabha demanded that a bill for changes in human rights protection law to expedite appointments in NHRC and state rights bodies be sent to a parliamentary panel for scrutiny... IndiaTimes - Published
Rajya Sabha unanimously passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 after Amit Shah reassured opposition members and said that they should not doubt the intentions of the government... IndiaTimes - Published
MPs have defeated the Government on an amendment which could thwart efforts by the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit. The Commons backed the move by 315 votes to 274, majority 41,..
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Boris Johnson has declined to rule out the option of suspending Parliament in order to force through Brexit. The Tory leadership frontrunner insisted he was "not attracted" to the idea of "proroguing"..
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Dominic Raab explains his comments on proroguing Parliament during an interview with Iain Dale on LBC. He says he has never spoken about doing so, but refuses to rule out the idea in attempting to get..
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According to a report by CNN, on Thursday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was formally sworn sworn in for a second term, following a landslide victory in national elections that cemented his grip..
Britain is hurtling towards the exit of the EU, and many candidates to become the next prime minister say they support leaving soon even without a withdrawal treaty. Parliament voted against a no-deal..
Reuters reports Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of leadership of Israel. As the..
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz left office on Tuesday after parliament voted out his conservative provisional government, blaming him in part for a political crisis triggered by..
UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says a general election would be "political suicide" for the Conservatives. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Hunt said that trying to leave the European Union without..
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Priyanka Gandhi was Friday detained and stopped from going to Sonbhadra where 10 people were gunned down, triggering a standoff with the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. Demanding that the victims of.. IndiaTimes - Published
Kicking up a new controversy, BJP's Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Sunday asserted that she had not been elected to Parliament to clean toilets and drains. "We have not been elected to clean your.. IndiaTimes - Published
The government is considering extending the ongoing session of Parliament by at least two to three days to complete its legislative business, sources said Friday. At the BJP's parliamentary party.. IndiaTimes - Published
Pakistan should respect the ICJ ruling on Kulbhushan Jadhav and release and repatriate the Indian national immediately, foreign minister S Jaishankar told Parliament on Thursday. Jaishankar said the.. IndiaTimes - Published
British lawmakers on Thursday approved proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, showing again their resolve to stop a divorce.. Reuters - Published
Coming down heavily on the NDA government, Congress Thursday said the sanctity of regular Budget numbers have been called into question and that amendments are being made to laws without adequate.. IndiaTimes - Published
Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British prime minister, on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit but agreed such a plan could be.. Reuters - Published
In his letter to the Lok Sabha speaker, TMC MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay claimed that Rule 41 (xiii) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha regarding conditions of admissibility of.. DNA - Published
Speaking to reporters outside Parliament on Monday, Owaisi said, "Whoever doesn't support their (BJP) decisions, they call them anti-nationals. Have they opened shop of nationals and anti-nationals?" DNA - Published
Analysis of data for 50 metropolitan cities for 2016, 2017 and 2018 showed a declining trend in Delhi, Varanasi, Ranchi, Raipur, Vijayawada and Bengaluru, among others, whereas the level of PM10 rose.. IndiaTimes - Published
Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla led the Parliamentarians in undertaking Swachhata Abhiyan in the Parliament House Complex on Sunday. Accompanying Birla in the exercise were Union minister of human.. IndiaTimes - Published