Parliament

UK plan to curb protests faces opposition in Parliament

Parliament’s upper chamber, the House of Lords, late on Jan 17 rejected some of the most contentious provisions in the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill.

published on : 18th January 2022

At 43, Malta legislator Roberta Metsola becomes third female EU Parliament president, youngest till date

As a member of the EU Parliament, Roberta Metsola has been a leader on migration issues. She is very progressive on women's rights and LGBT issues.

published on : 18th January 2022

DSEU prelims kick-start with Environment Youth Parliament 2022

Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU) on Monday began with university prelims for National Environment Youth Parliament 2022.

published on : 18th January 2022

Parliamentary panel invites feedback on bio diversity bill 

A parliamentary panel has invited suggestions from all stakeholders regarding the contentious Biological Diversity Amendment Bill 2021.

published on : 17th January 2022

Budget session of Parliament from January 31 to April 8: Sources

After a month-long recess, the part two of the session would begin from March 14 and conclude on April 8, the sources said.

published on : 14th January 2022

COVID-19: Houses likely to function in shifts during Budget session of Parliament

The Budget session will emulate the health and safety protocols used in the earlier sessions since the emergence of COVID-19.

published on : 12th January 2022

South Africa Parliament fire suspect charged with terrorism

Zandile Christmas Mafe, 49, was arrested around the parliament complex in Cape Town after the fire broke out on January 2 and appeared in court three days later.

published on : 11th January 2022

Amid rise in Covid cases, LS Speaker inspects Parliament House Complex

Necessary arrangements for the 2022 Budget session of Parliament are being made, said Om Birla.

published on : 11th January 2022

European Parliament President David Sassoli dies at 65

No details were offered in the tweet by spokesman Roberto Cuillo beyond Sassoli's death at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in Aviano, a city in northeastern Italy.

published on : 11th January 2022

Naidu, Birla seek proposals for holding Parliament session

In the wake of over 400 staff members testing positive, while more are yet to be tested, the meetings of the parliamentary standing committees have been cancelled.

published on : 11th January 2022

Extensive disinfection drive planned in Parliament complex amid surge in COVID cases

After the directive, an extensive disinfection drive will be undertaken in the parliament complex in the next 'two-three' days.

published on : 10th January 2022

Venkaiah Naidu reviews situation after over 400 Parliament staff test positive for Covid

Rajya Sabha Secretariat has reimposed restrictions on the attendance of officials and staff.

published on : 9th January 2022

Over 400 Parliament staff members test COVID-19 positive ahead of Budget Session

402 staff members were tested positive out of the 1,409 staff of Parliament for the virus from January 4 to 8 after which their samples were sent for genome sequencing to confirm the variant.

published on : 9th January 2022

Event by Tibetan Parliament-in-exile: India hits out at Chinese embassy for writing to MPs

The Chinese embassy, in the letter to some of the MPs of the All-Party Indian Parliamentary Forum for Tibet, expressed concern over their attendance at the reception.

published on : 7th January 2022

Fire hits South Africa's Parliament Building in Cape Town

Firefighters are battling a blaze at South Africa's national Parliament Building in Cape Town, an official confirmed Sunday.

published on : 2nd January 2022
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