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The Economic Times
West Bengal government unlists GST debate in special sessionMinister for parliamentary affairs Partha Chatterjee informed the House busines
West Bengal government unlists GST debate in special session
The Economic Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Minister for parliamentary affairs Partha Chatterjee informed the House business advisory committee that the discussion on GST has been postponed. Even though he did not give a reason a senior leader claimed that the government was running short of... Read more
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New Kerala
SC to hear plea against Justice Lodha Committee on MCI - newkerala.com #110383New Delhi, Aug 26 : The Supreme Court will hear on August 29 a plea contending
SC to hear plea against Justice Lodha Committee on MCI - newkerala.com #110383
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
New Delhi, Aug 26 : The Supreme Court will hear on August 29 a plea contending that the top court appointed oversight committee headed by former Chief Justice R.M.Lodha was going beyond its mandate of monitoring the work of Medical Council of India... Read more
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Business Standard India
West Bengal indefinitely postpones GST discussion in Assemblystates together towards agreement over GST The West Bengal government has temp
West Bengal indefinitely postpones GST discussion in Assembly
Business Standard India / Posted 18 hours ago
states together towards agreement over GST The West Bengal government has temporarily shelved plans to discuss the GST Constitution Amendment Bill in a special West Bengal Assembly session on August 29th. “We need time to discuss GST amongst... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Has Made Gains Under New Constitution, but the Hard Work Is Just BeginningNairobi — On August 27 Kenyans will be celebrating not just the promulgation of
Govt Has Made Gains Under New Constitution, but the Hard Work Is Just Beginning
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Nairobi — On August 27 Kenyans will be celebrating not just the promulgation of the new Constitution six years ago, but also the tangible gains made throughout the country. The 2010 Constitution heralded a new era of open and inclusive governance... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Church building stirs controversythe sole authority able to issue permits to build or renovate churches. Emad G
Church building stirs controversy
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 22 hours ago
the sole authority able to issue permits to build or renovate churches. Emad Gad, Al-Ahram political analyst and a parliamentary representative of the Free Egyptians Party, told Al-Ahram Weekly that provincial governors make the issuing of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Grilled on wheat and a five-star hotelin a plenary session on Monday. "Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal told MPs that
Grilled on wheat and a five-star hotel
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 22 hours ago
in a plenary session on Monday. "Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel-Aal told MPs that a report prepared by a fact-finding committee about corruption in the Ministry of Supply will be up for debate next Monday," said Bakri, adding that "Speaker... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Laboso Bars Further Amendments On IEBC ReportNairobi — National Assembly Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso has barred any further
Laboso Bars Further Amendments On IEBC Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Nairobi — National Assembly Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso has barred any further amendments to the Joint Parliamentary Select Committee Report on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). In her Communication to the House, Laboso... Read more
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International Business Times
Birmingham council 'endorsed Muslim sectarianism' against persecuted Ahmadi sectthey would have to agree not to identify themselves as Muslims, after a threate
Birmingham council 'endorsed Muslim sectarianism' against persecuted Ahmadi sect
International Business Times / Posted 22 hours ago
they would have to agree not to identify themselves as Muslims, after a threatened walkout from other Muslim members of the committee. Fareed Ahmad, a member of Birmingham's more than a thousand strong Ahmadiyya community, said the Labour-led... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt Parliament Approves 'In Principle' Transitional Justice BillCairo — The legislative and constitutional committee of Egypt's House of Repres
Egypt Parliament Approves 'In Principle' Transitional Justice Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Cairo — The legislative and constitutional committee of Egypt's House of Representatives approved "in principle" on Wednesday the transitional justice draft law required by the country's constitution more than five years after the January 2011... Read more
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dna
Data of actual doctors, guidelines against unethical practice required for transparent MCI: Prashant BhushanActivist lawyer Prashant Bhushan has written a letter to Supreme Court-appointe
Data of actual doctors, guidelines against unethical practice required for transparent MCI: Prashant Bhushan
dna / Posted yesterday
Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan has written a letter to Supreme Court-appointed panel Justice R M Lodha Committee to oversee the functioning of Medical Council of India (MCI), suggesting remedial measures to bring total transparency in the apex... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Co-Efficient of the Balance of ProbabilityYeboah said in plain language that the Paul Afoko was not only suspended as off
The Co-Efficient of the Balance of Probability
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Yeboah said in plain language that the Paul Afoko was not only suspended as officer, but per the provisions of the NPP Constitution, he was suspended as a member as well, and should remain suspended throughout the duration of his term of... Read more
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Spot.ph
Congressmen are on dangerous ground in wanting to investigate a sitting senatorRep. Edcel Lagman put it, an “invitation” to Sen. De Lima to attend the hearing
Congressmen are on dangerous ground in wanting to investigate a sitting senator
Spot.ph / Posted 2 days ago
Rep. Edcel Lagman put it, an “invitation” to Sen. De Lima to attend the hearing was a violation of the principle of inter-parliamentary courtesy between the two chambers of Congress. Rep. Raul Daza added that the rules of the House declare it... Read more
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The Hindu
Oversight panel puts MCI findings in abeyancecolleges. All the above mentioned medical colleges have now been given recogni
Oversight panel puts MCI findings in abeyance
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
colleges. All the above mentioned medical colleges have now been given recognition by a Supreme Court-appointed oversight committee, headed by former chief justice of India Justice R.M. Lodha, formed to oversee the functioning of the MCI. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania 'Suffering Huge Loss' of Trust in Parliamentwho voted them into the National Assembly. "It will be difficult to solve the
Tanzania 'Suffering Huge Loss' of Trust in Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
who voted them into the National Assembly. "It will be difficult to solve the problems facing Parliament under the current Constitution, and when MPs squabble for their sakes, and not for the sake of the electorate," he said. The MPs' bribery... Read more
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Spot.ph
Congressmen are on dangerous ground in wanting to investigate a sitting senatorRep. Edcel Lagman put it, an “invitation” to Sen. De Lima to attend the hearing
Congressmen are on dangerous ground in wanting to investigate a sitting senator
Spot.ph / Posted 2 days ago
Rep. Edcel Lagman put it, an “invitation” to Sen. De Lima to attend the hearing was a violation of the principle of inter-parliamentary courtesy between the two chambers of Congress. Rep. Raul Daza added that the rules of the House declare it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Masebu - We Defied Odds to Start Oil Bulk Procurementsubject to a wider audience and for the benefit of generations to come. We were
Masebu - We Defied Odds to Start Oil Bulk Procurement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
subject to a wider audience and for the benefit of generations to come. We were both happy when the final draft of the new constitution contained a section reaffirming the need to have independent regulatory authorities. The other was Dr Idris... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Bill Seeks to Check False Valuation,Cheatsto be passed in parliament session expected to begin on September 6. During a
New Bill Seeks to Check False Valuation,Cheats
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to be passed in parliament session expected to begin on September 6. During a presentation of the Bill to members of the parliamentary committee on Land, Natural Resources and Tourism yesterday, the Acting Chief Government Valuer, Ms Evelyne... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Explainer: Why are the AFP searching Parliament?may not be executed on sitting days. This has happened previously: in 1998, po
Explainer: Why are the AFP searching Parliament?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
may not be executed on sitting days. This has happened previously: in 1998, police issued a search warrant for the parliamentary and electorate offices of Senator Arthur Crane.What's the link between NBN co and the Government? NBN Co is a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
DA, EFF relationship will help Parliament – SteenhuisenAssembly helped the parties develop a rapport, he said from the DA’s offices in
DA, EFF relationship will help Parliament – Steenhuisen
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Assembly helped the parties develop a rapport, he said from the DA’s offices in Parliament on Monday. “I think it was our parliamentary relationship that acted as the forerunner for the parties working together in the municipalities. “Despite... Read more
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The Hindu
Plea filed in SC against MCI Oversight panel led by Justice LodhaA petition has been filed in the Supreme Court accusing an apex court-appointed
Plea filed in SC against MCI Oversight panel led by Justice Lodha
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court accusing an apex court-appointed Oversight Committee led by former Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha of over-stepping its given job of monitoring the work of Medical Council of India (MCI). A... Read more
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dna
Announcement regarding new trains may now be part of Budget annexurequarter (of the financial year). If the Budget happens in January, expenditure
Announcement regarding new trains may now be part of Budget annexure
dna / Posted 4 days ago
quarter (of the financial year). If the Budget happens in January, expenditure can be streamlined," he said. While the Constitution does not mandate any specific date for presentation of the Budget, it is usually presented on the last working... Read more
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Business Standard India
Jaitley may not read out new trains post budget mergerquarter (of the financial year). If the Budget happens in January, expenditure
Jaitley may not read out new trains post budget merger
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
quarter (of the financial year). If the Budget happens in January, expenditure can be streamlined," he said. While the Constitution does not mandate any specific date for presentation of the Budget, it is usually presented on the last working... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Kwame Anokye Responds to Professor Mike Ocquayeread with incredulity the darkest attempt by a self described Pastor and chairm
Kwame Anokye Responds to Professor Mike Ocquaye
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 days ago
read with incredulity the darkest attempt by a self described Pastor and chairman of the New Patriotic Party’s legal and constitutional committee Professor Mike Ocquaye, to whitewash the demagogue (Akufo-Addo) he keenly worships and adore, from... Read more
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The Economic Times
Arun Jaitley may not read out new trains, lines after budget mergerquarter (of the financial year). If the Budget happens in January, expenditure
Arun Jaitley may not read out new trains, lines after budget merger
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
quarter (of the financial year). If the Budget happens in January, expenditure can be streamlined," he said. While the Constitution does not mandate any specific date for presentation of the Budget, it is usually presented on the last working... Read more
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dna
Government mulls advancing Union Budget by a month to 31 January31 every year as against the present practice of it being carried in two phases
Government mulls advancing Union Budget by a month to 31 January
dna / Posted 5 days ago
31 every year as against the present practice of it being carried in two phases spread between February and May. While the Constitution does not mandate any specific date for presentation of the Budget, it is usually presented on last working day... Read more
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The Hindu
Recording each voteof Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha passed 14 Bills each. However, only in
Recording each vote
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha passed 14 Bills each. However, only in the case of one of these Bills — the Constitution Amendment Bill that enables the Goods and Services Tax — do we know how each MP voted. All other Bills were... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt mulls presenting Budget by Jan-endideally be over by March 31, against the practice of it being done in two phase
Govt mulls presenting Budget by Jan-end
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
ideally be over by March 31, against the practice of it being done in two phases between February and May. While the Constitution does not mandate any specific date for presentation of the Budget, it is usually presented on the last working... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government to take over power to protect honest bureaucrats from probe: H.C. Guptaof disallowing such future probes into its own hands. This step could come on
Government to take over power to protect honest bureaucrats from probe: H.C. Gupta
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
of disallowing such future probes into its own hands. This step could come on the back of a strong recommendation by a parliamentary standing committee report on the proposed Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill. The bill stipulates that... Read more
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Business Standard India
FinMin mulling advancing Union Budget by a month31 every year as against the present practice of it being carried in two phases
FinMin mulling advancing Union Budget by a month
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
31 every year as against the present practice of it being carried in two phases spread between February and May. While the Constitution does not mandate any specific date for presentation of the Budget, it is usually presented on the last working... Read more
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The Economic Times
Finance Ministry mulling advancing Union Budget by a month31 every year as against the present practice of it being carried in two phases
Finance Ministry mulling advancing Union Budget by a month
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
31 every year as against the present practice of it being carried in two phases spread between February and May. While the Constitution does not mandate any specific date for presentation of the Budget, it is usually presented on last working day... Read more
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Sunday Observer
[Sunday Politics]the post of Special Projects Coordinator to the office of the Private Secretary
[Sunday Politics]
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 days ago
the post of Special Projects Coordinator to the office of the Private Secretary to the President, under article 41.1 of the constitution. She was released on the same day by SriLankan Airlines and the release letter states that she will be paid her... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Society Reject Proposals By Joint Team On IEBCthe prosecution of electoral commissioners, saying they did not deserve a digni
Civil Society Reject Proposals By Joint Team On IEBC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the prosecution of electoral commissioners, saying they did not deserve a dignified package as proposed by a joint select committee. They said the commissioners should take individual responsibility and that a deal they had cut with the Joint... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Parliament targets Sherif Ismail’s cabinetof Prime Minister Sherif Ismail will be discussed or not and whether draft legi
Parliament targets Sherif Ismail’s cabinet
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
of Prime Minister Sherif Ismail will be discussed or not and whether draft legislation stipulated as priority by the 2014 Constitution will be sent to parliament before it adjourns at the end of this month. In a plenary session on 7 August MPs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyatta and Raila Push for Urgency in Election ReformUhuru Kenyatta and Cord leader Raila Odinga want Parliament to move with speed
Kenyatta and Raila Push for Urgency in Election Reform
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Uhuru Kenyatta and Cord leader Raila Odinga want Parliament to move with speed in passing a report by a joint parliamentary committee on electoral reforms. While Mr Odinga has appealed for minor amendments, including the removal of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nock Ordered to Provide List of Athletes and Officials Accredited for RioNairobi — Following allegations of Team Kenya's mismanagement in Rio Olympics,
Nock Ordered to Provide List of Athletes and Officials Accredited for Rio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Nairobi — Following allegations of Team Kenya's mismanagement in Rio Olympics, the government has ordered National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) to provide the entire list of athletes and officials accredited for the games. Government... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why we despise politiciansdespising politicians. Is that unfair, or do politicians bring in on themselves
Why we despise politicians
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
despising politicians. Is that unfair, or do politicians bring in on themselves? There have been a few answers this week in parliamentary politics. Nationa; MP Nuk Korako has recieved criticism for current bill on airport procedures. Photo /... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
De Lima hits out at ’abuse of power’and an “adulterer” for having a married man—her driver, as a lover and as a col
De Lima hits out at ’abuse of power’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
and an “adulterer” for having a married man—her driver, as a lover and as a collector of drug money. “I don’t think the Constitution has ever contemplated such abuse of power on such scale, as it assumes every President to conduct himself in a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Public Protector stakes: And then there were Five – will ANC favourite Judge Siraj Desai storm to a win?carry its choice against opposition parties’ objections, unless it can secure o
Public Protector stakes: And then there were Five – will ANC favourite Judge Siraj Desai storm to a win?
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
carry its choice against opposition parties’ objections, unless it can secure other votes. According to Section 193 of the Constitution, the nomination for Public Protector must have 60% of support in the House. That’s 240 of the 400 MPs. In 2009,... Read more
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Daily News
War reconciliation process: Investigating alleged war crimessome actions already taken. The steps taken by the Sri Lankan government such a
War reconciliation process: Investigating alleged war crimes
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
some actions already taken. The steps taken by the Sri Lankan government such as the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, identification and release of about 6,000 acres of civilian lands in the North and East which were held by the... Read more
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The Economic Times
PM Narendra Modi and FM Arun Jaitley discuss names for RBI Governorover the choosing of his successor after Minister of State for Finance Santosh
PM Narendra Modi and FM Arun Jaitley discuss names for RBI Governor
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
over the choosing of his successor after Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar told Parliament that a search committee will recommend candidates for governor as well. "The ACC has approved the constitution of Financial Sector... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima slams abuse of presidential powerhim in his personal attack? This is no less than abuse and misuse of executive
De Lima slams abuse of presidential power
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
him in his personal attack? This is no less than abuse and misuse of executive power,” De Lima said. “I don’t think the Constitution has ever contemplated such abuse of power on such scale, as it assumes every President to conduct himself in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Commission Bosses Exiting By September 30Nairobi — The Joint Parliamentary Select Committee on matters relating to the I
Electoral Commission Bosses Exiting By September 30
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Nairobi — The Joint Parliamentary Select Committee on matters relating to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Monday finally sealed a deal on sending the current electoral chiefs home by September 30 to pave way for a new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Child Marriages Rife in Mash Centralofficials including Members of Parliament are sexual predators targeting minors
Child Marriages Rife in Mash Central
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
officials including Members of Parliament are sexual predators targeting minors but continue to walk scot-free, a parliamentary committee has revealed. The revelations are contained in a report compiled by the Parliamentary Portfolio... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Long-awaited ‘Border Bill’ finds resistance in Parliamenttax and financial sector policy, Ismail Momoniat. “If the Bill is silent on SAR
Long-awaited ‘Border Bill’ finds resistance in Parliament
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
tax and financial sector policy, Ismail Momoniat. “If the Bill is silent on SARS, it creates a lot of uncertainty.” And constitutionally, only the Finance Minister could introduce Money Bills, including tax laws, including those regulating the... Read more
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asianage
BCCI seeks review of apex court verdictsaid the judgment adversely affects and nullifies the fundamental rights grante
BCCI seeks review of apex court verdict
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
said the judgment adversely affects and nullifies the fundamental rights granted to citizens under Article 19(1)(c) of the constitution The BCCI on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of the July 18 verdict accepting the recommendations... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
BCCI seeks review of apex court verdictTuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of the July 18 verdict accepting
BCCI seeks review of apex court verdict
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of the July 18 verdict accepting the recommendations of Justice R.M. Lodha committee for implementing sweeping administrative reforms in the Board. In its petition, BCCI said the judgement suffered... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The 2016 General Elections and Matters Arisingthe benefit of politicians who have ears to listen and act accordingly if they
The 2016 General Elections and Matters Arising
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
the benefit of politicians who have ears to listen and act accordingly if they desire to win the upcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections on 7th December, 2016. Painting the Electoral Commission (EC) black will NOT win any political party... Read more
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The Economic Times
BCCI files review plea in SC challenging Lodha Panel recommendations; seeks CJI Thakur’s recusal for 'prejudiced approach'and "seeks to frame legislative measures for a private autonomous society in a
BCCI files review plea in SC challenging Lodha Panel recommendations; seeks CJI Thakur’s recusal for 'prejudiced approach'
The Economic Times / Posted 10 days ago
and "seeks to frame legislative measures for a private autonomous society in a field already occupied by legislations, both parliamentary and state". BCCI further said the judgment authored by the CJI and Justice F M I Kalifulla (since retired) has... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
BCCI seeks review of Supreme Court orderand "seeks to frame legislative measures for a private autonomous society in a
BCCI seeks review of Supreme Court order
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 10 days ago
and "seeks to frame legislative measures for a private autonomous society in a field already occupied by legislations, both parliamentary and state". The board further said the judgment authored by Thakur and Justice FMI Kalifullah, since retired,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BCCI files review plea in Supreme Court against Lodha report implementationfiled in the Supreme Court on Tuesday against the implementation of reforms in
BCCI files review plea in Supreme Court against Lodha report implementation
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday against the implementation of reforms in the sports body as recommended by the Lodha committee report. As per rule, the bench of Justice Thakur will hear the petition. And review petitions are heard in the... Read more
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