Ex-Iran parliament speaker registers to run for president – Times of India

Ex-Iran parliament speaker registers to run for president - Times of India

Former Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani shows his identification document while registering his name as a candidate for the June 18 presidential elections TEHRAN: A former speaker of Iran’s parliament registered Saturday to run in the Islamic Republic’s upcoming presidential election, becoming the first high-profile candidate to potentially back the policies of the outgoing administration … Read more

All Parliament Staffers to Work from Home Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

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File photo of Parliament. The Rajya Sabha Secretariat had issued a similar order a few days ago instructing its employees to work from home. PTI Last Updated:April 25, 2021, 22:17 IST FOLLOW US ON: All Parliament staffers will now work from home amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and a lockdown in the national capital, … Read more

British Parliament Committee To Summon Rishi Sunak, David Cameron Over Greensill

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The Treasury Committee requested that Cameron and Sunak reply by May 6. (File) London: A British parliamentary committee will summon finance minister Rishi Sunak and former Prime Minister David Cameron to appear before it to answer questions about the ex-leader’s lobbying for the now failed supply-chain finance firm Greensill Capital. Greensill’s founder, Lex Greensill, Bank … Read more

Pressured by Islamists, Pakistan parliament to vote on whether to expel French envoy – Times of India

Pressured by Islamists, Pakistan parliament to vote on whether to expel French envoy - Times of India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s government will seek a vote in parliament on Tuesday on whether to expel the French ambassador after violent anti-France protests by Islamists demanding action over cartoons depicting Prophet Mohammad, the interior minister said. Prime Minister Imran Khan warned his nation in a televised address late on Monday that Pakistan risked paying a price … Read more

Parliament panel concerned over ‘slow progress’ in issue of unique ID cards to disabled | India News – Times of India

Parliament panel concerned over ‘slow progress’ in issue of unique ID cards to disabled | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Till mid-March around 54.84 lakhs e-Unique Disability Identification (UDID) cards have been generated in 710 out of 734 districts across states and union territories. While the department of empowerment of persons with disabilities (DEPwD) plans to cover an additional 10 lakh persons by December to reach 65 lakhs, there is still a very … Read more

Samyukt Kisan Morcha Says Farmers Will March to Parliament on Foot in May Against Laws

Samyukt Kisan Morcha Says Farmers Will March to Parliament on Foot in May Against Laws

Announcing their plans for the upcoming two months, farmers, who have been protesting against the new farm laws at the Delhi borders, said they will march to the Parliament on foot in May, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha said on Wednesday. “The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha met yesterday, and decided that the farmers will be undertaking a … Read more

Tareq Alaows: Over racist threats, Syrian refugee drops German parliament bid | World News – Times of India

Tareq Alaows: Over racist threats, Syrian refugee drops German parliament bid | World News - Times of India

BERLIN: Tareq Alaows, a refugee who fled military conscription in Syria, is taking back his bid to win a seat in Germany’s parliament due to security concerns after his candidacy prompted a wave of racist insults, his greens party said on Tuesday. “The high level of threat to me, and especially to people close to … Read more

CSIR suggests sewage, air surveillance systems in Parliament to detect Covid-19 prevalence | India News – Times of India

CSIR suggests sewage, air surveillance systems in Parliament to detect Covid-19 prevalence | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: A presentation suggesting the setting up of sewage and air surveillance systems in Parliament to detect the prevalence of COVID-19 was made before Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday. Elaborating on the relevance of sewage surveillance in his presentation, Director General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Shekhar C Mande … Read more

Budget Session Of Parliament Concludes 2 Weeks Early As MPs Want To Focus On Elections

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The 2021 Budget Session of Parliament started on Jan 29 and was originally slated to end on April 8 New Delhi: Lok Sabha was today adjourned indefinitely, bringing the nearly two-month long Budget session to an end. The session started on January 29 and was originally slated to end on April 8 but several members … Read more

Twitter Faceoff: Clash of views on Delhi bill passed in parliament | India News – Times of India

Twitter Faceoff: Clash of views on Delhi bill passed in parliament | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI. The contentious Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 that gives some over-riding powers to the Lieutenant Governor over the elected state government was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday with an 83-45 vote amid ruckus by several opposition parties. The law, which may face a fresh legal challenge … Read more

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