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Germany's diversity shows as immigrants run for parliament 

The current parliament has 8.2%, or 58 of 709 lawmakers with immigrant roots. The 2013-17 parliament had only 5.9%, or 37 out of 631 lawmakers, according to Mediendienst Integration.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Disha Bill gets Parliamentary Panel backing: DGP 

But in AP, most of the cases are being concluded in less than 21 days.

published on : 21st September 2021

Pro-Kremlin party on course to retain majority in parliament

The vote has been watched closely as key to the runup to the 2024 presidential election. It's not clear whether Putin will run again but an obedient State Duma is crucial to whatever his plans are.

published on : 20th September 2021

Stung by Afghan debacle, EU forges ahead with security plans

Earlier this month, EU ministers debated creating a standby EU force of around 5,000 troops to deploy in crises like the one at Kabul airport.

published on : 15th September 2021

Singapore PM says MPs took unequivocal stance against racism, xenophobia on foreigners

PM Lee Hsien Loong's remarks came after Singapore's Parliament, where the ruling People's Action Party has an absolute majority, passed a motion on securing Singaporeans' jobs and livelihoods.

published on : 15th September 2021

Ruling, opposition parties' lawmakers should maintain good ties: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad

The former leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha said understanding is an important factor in the legislature and good work can get support only when there is a good understanding among the members.

published on : 13th September 2021

CJI NV Ramana asks youngsters to be conscious of social divides

Justice Ramana says they must also be proactive in fuelling change.

published on : 13th September 2021

Parliamentary panel asks Commerce Ministry to engage with Finance Ministry on increasing allocations for RoDTEP

The committee has recommended the commerce ministry to iron out issues that hindered the signing of free trade agreements with India's leading trade partners.

published on : 11th September 2021

UN envoy: Failure to hold Libya vote could lead to conflict

Libyan parliament is yet to finalize a legal framework to allow the ceasefire-based interim government to lead the country to elections in December.

published on : 11th September 2021

Thai Parliament approves election system charter change

The system of mixed-member proportional representation approved Friday will give voters two separate ballots instead of the single one used in the 2019 election.

published on : 10th September 2021

Congress refuses to join RS inquiry committee to probe violence in House

Mallikarjun Kharge said the opposition was keen to participate in discussions and claimed that it was the government that obstructed the smooth functioning of the session.

published on : 10th September 2021

Kaleshwaram project now an ATM for Telangana CM: Union Minister Muraleedharan

Union Minister V Muraleedharan also stated that the people are now rooting for a leadership change as they are vexed with the TRS rule. 

published on : 6th September 2021

Jeans, sportswear not parliamentary dress code, Speaker Hoyle warns British MPs

Sir Lindsay Hoyle, the Commons Speaker, has updated the “Rules of behaviour and courtesies in the House of Commons” to address any laxity that may have set in during the COVID-19 lockdown.

published on : 5th September 2021

Yoshihide Suga bows out of party vote, paves way for new Japan PM

Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga has faced criticism and nosediving support ratings over slow coronavirus measures and holding the Olympics despite the public's health concerns.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Childhood dream to serve Russia fulfilled: President Vladimir Putin ahead of parliamentary polls

Putin, a former KGB agent, has been president since 2000, apart from briefly serving as prime minister between 2008 and 2012. 

published on : 1st September 2021
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