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Parliament: Legislature whose power and function are similar to those dictated by the Westminster system of the United Kingdom
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.

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Opposition members bat for scrutiny of human rights amendment bill by Parliamentary panel

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 passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill

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

Videos for Parliament

MPs back amendment which could thwart no-deal Brexit [Video]MPs back amendment which could thwart no-deal Brexit

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,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:04Published

UK hit with recession warning as Brexit battle builds in parliament [Video]UK hit with recession warning as Brexit battle builds in parliament

Britain might be entering a full-blown recession that a no-deal exit from the European Union would compound, blowing a £30 billion hole in the public finances, a budget watchdog said on Thursday. As..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

US puts Hezbollah MPs in Lebanon on sanctions list for first time [Video]US puts Hezbollah MPs in Lebanon on sanctions list for first time

US Treasury announces sanctions on three Hezbollah figures, including two members of Lebanon's Parliament.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published

Boris Johnson does not rule out proroguing Parliament [Video]Boris Johnson does not rule out proroguing Parliament

Boris Johnson has said it would be "absolutely folly" to rule out suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the will of MPs.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:09Published

Johnson refuses to rule out suspending Parliament to force through Brexit [Video]Johnson refuses to rule out suspending Parliament to force through Brexit

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"..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

Swinson: MPs' Brexit frustration could help grow Lib Dems in Parliament [Video]Swinson: MPs' Brexit frustration could help grow Lib Dems in Parliament

Jo Swinson is “optimistic and very hopeful” of growing the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party, as she spoke of “huge frustration” among “many MPs” with their own parties over Brexit.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:31Published

Dominic Raab: Proroguing Parliament 'unlikely' [Video]Dominic Raab: Proroguing Parliament 'unlikely'

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..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:26Published

British Government Defeats Attempt To Prevent No-Deal Brexit [Video]British Government Defeats Attempt To Prevent No-Deal Brexit

According to a report by Business Insider, on Wednesday, the British government defeated an attempt, led by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, to prevent a no-deal Brexit on October 31st. The House of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Danish Social Democrat Frederiksen gives victory speech after ousting Prime Minister [Video]Danish Social Democrat Frederiksen gives victory speech after ousting Prime Minister

Denmark appeared set to become the third Nordic country in a year to form a leftist government as voters in Wednesday's parliamentary election rebelled against austerity measures and dealt a blow to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

India's Modi Signed In For Second Term As PM [Video]India's Modi Signed In For Second Term As PM

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? [Video]Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit?

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Netanyahu Nearing Deadline To Form Government [Video]Netanyahu Nearing Deadline To Form Government

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

I'll be back - ousted Austrian Chancellor Kurz vows to return [Video]I'll be back - ousted Austrian Chancellor Kurz vows to return

Fresh off both success in the EU elections and a no-confidence vote in Parliament that removed him from office, former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz vows to win the job back in September.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:16Published

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Is Out, Plans To Return [Video]Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Is Out, Plans To Return

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Jeremy Hunt: Calling general election would be 'political suicide' [Video]Jeremy Hunt: Calling general election would be 'political suicide'

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..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:12Published

Stunning Fall For Young Austrian PM Sebastian Kurz [Video]Stunning Fall For Young Austrian PM Sebastian Kurz

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old’s government out of office in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

 

UN Human Rights report 'false and motivated': India rejects Pakistan's references to Kashmir at NAM

Pakistan's Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs raked up the issue of Kashmir and made references to the recent UN Human Rights report on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
DNA - Published

Congress MPs protests in Parliament premises over Sonbhadra violence

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

Haven't become MP to clean toilets, drains: Pragya Thakur

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

'In all humility': Babul Supriyo's congratulatory message to Sachin Tendulkar has a wish

Tendulkar's performance in Parliament is nowhere close to his records as a cricketer.
DNA - Published

Government mulls extension of ongoing Parliament session by 2-3 days: Source

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 release, repatriate Jadhav immediately: Jaishankar

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

No-deal Brexit under fire: Parliament grabs brakes against Boris Johnson

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

Sanctity of regular budget numbers called into question: Congress

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

UK's Johnson declines to comment on plan to facilitate a no-deal Brexit

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

NMC Bill gets Cabinet nod, to be introduced in current session of Parliament

These measures will ensure a transparent admission process and also bring down admission fee, sources said
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi pulls up BJP MPs over attendance in Parliament

Any member missing the roster must keep him informed at end of the day
DNA - Published

TMC objects to allowing of repeated queries in Parliament on WB political violence

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

963 terrorists, 413 jawans died in J&K over the last five years: Home Ministry

The Home Minister informed the Parliament that the security forces were taking proactive action against terrorists, adhering to the government's strict policy against terrorism.
DNA - Published

PM Modi stresses on attendance of Ministers in Parliament, seeks daily report of absentees

Senior BJP leaders were in attendance in the meeting.
DNA - Published

He is just a Home Minister, not God: Asaduddin Owaisi accuses Amit Shah of threatening them

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

Air cheer: PM10 level dipping in Delhi

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

Swachhata Abhiyan: Lok Sabha Speaker urges MPs to work for fulfilment of Mahatma Gandhi's mission

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

Omar Abdullah mocks cleanliness drive at Parliament complex, says it's one of the cleanest places


IndiaTimes - Published

Watch: BJP MPs Anurag Thakur and Hema Malini take part in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'

BJP MPs began cleaning Parliament premises as a mark of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Speaker, ministers take part in Parliament cleanliness drive


IndiaTimes - Published

Bill in Parliament to make sexual crimes gender neutral: Read full text


IndiaTimes - Published

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