UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer
“There will not be alignment, we will not be a rule-taker, we will not be in the single market and we will not be in the customs union — and we will do this by the end of the year," Sajid Javid said, referring to a deadline at the end of 2020 for conclusion of what are expected to be contentious trade talks with the then-27 member EU.
Budget Session of Parliament to commence on January 31
"The President has summoned the Rajya Sabha to meet on Friday, January 31, 2020, at Ne...
New parliament plan: Twin-sharing seat, many aisles
At present, the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha chambers have longer rows. In the new chambers ...
Parliament canteen may soon go fully veg
IRCTC, a subsidiary of the Indian Railways, may soon be told to pack up as caterers to the Parliament canteen. The race for its replacement seems to be narrowing down to private brands, Bikarnerwala and Haldiram, choices that may mean the menu available for the MPs will only be vegetarian.
DSP Davinder Singh's medal 'forfeited'; J&K police might probe his role in 2001 Parliament attack
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has "forfeited" the Sher-e-Kashmir Police Medal for Gallantry awarded to Deputy Superintendent of Polic...
Vladimir Putin proposes power shift to parliament and PM, in possible hint on own future
In power as either president or prime minister since 1999, Putin, 67, is due to step down in 2024 when his fourth presidential term ends. Under the current constitution, which bans anyone from serving more than two successive presidential terms, Putin is barred from immediately running again.
Top Guards commander briefs Iran parliament: Report
Major General Hossein Salami addressed the members of the Majles in a closed session, the semi-official news agency reported. Salami had been due to explain the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Guards' foreign operations arm, in a January 3 US drone strike in Baghdad, ISNA reported as the session got underway.
CAA protests: People on streets as things to be said inside Parliament were not said, says court
The court asked the investigating officer of the police to put on record all the evidence which showed that Chandrashekhar Azad was allegedly giving incriminatory speeches at the gathering at Jama Masjid and any law which showed that the gathering there was unconstitutional.
British Parliament clears Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
Paving the way for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union later this month, British Parliament has voted in favour of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
33% of RS members didn't pose questions in House
Thirty-three per cent of Rajya Sabha members did not pose any question to the government during the winter session of Parliament, a jump from 20% in the monsoon session.
British Parliament finally approves Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
Britain's House of Commons on Thursday ratified Prime Minister Boris Johnson's withdrawal agreement by 330 votes to 231, clearing the way fo...
Spain's Sanchez wins parliament vote to return as PM
Spain's parliament on Tuesday confirmed Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez's reappointment as prime minister by a razor-thin margin, ending almost a year of political limbo for the eurozone's fourth-largest economy.
Gunfire near Canadian parliament kills one, wounds three
Police in the Canadian capital responded to reports of multiple gun shots at about 7:30 a.m. ET and three people were rushed to the hospital, a statement said.
Iraq Parliament votes to expel United States military
The Iraqi resolution specifically calls for ending an agreement in which Washington sent troops to Iraq more than four years ago to help in the fight against the Islamic State group. The vote comes two days after a US airstrike killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani inside Iraq, dramatically increasing regional tensions.
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