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Ghanaweb.com
The 'Godhead' of NPP rests on Chairman Wontumithe party. I found the comment rather disturbing and suspected it was ill-info
The 'Godhead' of NPP rests on Chairman Wontumi
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
the party. I found the comment rather disturbing and suspected it was ill-informed. So, I grabbed my copy of the party's constitution to find out what it had to say on the subject. I detected that the constitution is rather conspicuously silent... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Jeremy Corbyn sets up inquiry into Labour antisemitism claimsrules, banning antisemitic behaviour and other forms of discrimination, which w
Jeremy Corbyn sets up inquiry into Labour antisemitism claims
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
rules, banning antisemitic behaviour and other forms of discrimination, which will be submitted to its national executive committee in the coming weeks. The code will be aimed at making it easier to discipline members, rather than relying on the... Read more
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The Hindu
Lead article by Congress leader Manish Tewari on Liberate the legislatorcross-party consensus on legislation, but also reaches out to individual lawmak
Lead article by Congress leader Manish Tewari on Liberate the legislator
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
cross-party consensus on legislation, but also reaches out to individual lawmakers rather than just their leaderships The Constitution (Fifty-second Amendment) Act, 1985 added the Tenth Schedule to the Indian Constitution to curb the growing... Read more
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The Economic Times
Panel formed to suggest framework for MCI restructuringNEW DELHI: The government today said a four-member committee, headed by the NIT
Panel formed to suggest framework for MCI restructuring
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: The government today said a four-member committee, headed by the NITI Aayog vice chairman, has been constituted to suggest an implementation framework for restructuring of Medical Council of India (MCI). Union Health Minister J P Nadda in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Editorial: Three optionsNo one has the right to transfer ownership apart from the Egyptian parliament,
Editorial: Three options
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
No one has the right to transfer ownership apart from the Egyptian parliament, in accordance with the provisions of the new constitution. However, this does not diminish the gravity of the government’s dilemma due to the secrecy that enveloped the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Awaiting parliament’s decisionAn agreement demarcating maritime borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia is to
Awaiting parliament’s decision
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
An agreement demarcating maritime borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia is to be presented to parliament for legal and constitutional review and — if all goes according to government plans — final ratification. But will MPs vote in favour? The... Read more
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The Indian Express
Middleman left country day after CBI opened probe, trail leads to doors of Cong bigwigs: Minister Prasadno impact here. We have Indian laws to take care of,” he said. On Thursday, ta
Middleman left country day after CBI opened probe, trail leads to doors of Cong bigwigs: Minister Prasad
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
no impact here. We have Indian laws to take care of,” he said. On Thursday, talk swirled that the government may offer constitution of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the helicopter deal but given the bitter divide between the BJP and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Pretty Vacant: Parliament Oversight's oversight to filling key intelligence postDoris Dlakude, in a brief statement towards the end of a long sitting, referred
Pretty Vacant: Parliament Oversight's oversight to filling key intelligence post
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
Doris Dlakude, in a brief statement towards the end of a long sitting, referred the inspector-general back to the JSCI. The committee re-advertised the job and by 13 April, 39 people had applied, compared to the 57 who applied last year.... Read more
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Business Standard India
For a change, Parliament does some businessThe Rajya Sabha, where the government is in a minority, deliberated and passed
For a change, Parliament does some business
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
The Rajya Sabha, where the government is in a minority, deliberated and passed the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill and The Industries (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015. Fireworks between the ruling BJP and the... Read more
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New Kerala
Swamy's comments cause ruckus in Rajya Sabha, are expunged again - newkerala.com #56073line of fire of Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad who said that the BJP mem
Swamy's comments cause ruckus in Rajya Sabha, are expunged again - newkerala.com #56073
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
line of fire of Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad who said that the BJP member did not know the difference between "parliamentary and street language". Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien too remarked that Swamy, a known Congress baiter, is... Read more
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The Hindu
Comment article by N.L. Rajah on National Court of Appeal: Diffusing the judicial burdenopinion, and from these a solution must emerge. The issue relates to access to
Comment article by N.L. Rajah on National Court of Appeal: Diffusing the judicial burden
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
opinion, and from these a solution must emerge. The issue relates to access to justice, that is at the core of our constitutional values, and thus problems related to the issue have to be understood in their entirety and possible solutions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Messahel Received in Damascus By Speaker of Syrian ParliamentMohammed Jihad al-Laham. During this meeting, the two parties exchanged the ex
Messahel Received in Damascus By Speaker of Syrian Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Mohammed Jihad al-Laham. During this meeting, the two parties exchanged the experiences of their countries in the parliamentary field and discussed issues of common interest. Messahel presented the latest reforms undertaken by Algeria as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's Muted Celebrationsthat the position of Jacob Zuma - the traditionalist, populist, polygamist and
South Africa's Muted Celebrations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
that the position of Jacob Zuma - the traditionalist, populist, polygamist and manipulator who rode roughshod over the constitution - has become untenable. Inside the ANC, the opportunists are still fighting for their jobs, privileges and seats... Read more
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DW
South Africa's muted celebrations |that the position of Jacob Zuma - the traditionalist, populist, polygamist and
South Africa's muted celebrations |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
that the position of Jacob Zuma - the traditionalist, populist, polygamist and manipulator who rode roughshod over the constitution - has become untenable. Inside the ANC, the opportunists are still fighting for their jobs, privileges and seats... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Spy minister sees enemies everywhereAfrica cannot take lightly any manifestations in our society and body politic t
Spy minister sees enemies everywhere
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Africa cannot take lightly any manifestations in our society and body politic that have the potential to advocate for unconstitutional change of government “. He said globally‚ “non-state actors” such as the media‚ non-governmental... Read more
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Daily News
Citizen’s constitution, at long last!Excerpts from the speech delivered by Public Representations Committee on Const
Citizen’s constitution, at long last!
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Excerpts from the speech delivered by Public Representations Committee on Constitutional Reforms Chairperson Lal Wijenayake at a seminar organized by the South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) held in Kathmandu, Nepal on ‘Citizens participation in... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Parliamentary Diary: Ministers of Police and State Security on freedom of speech (and Julius Malema)Mahlobo didn’t actually name Malema during his budget speech. But after setting
Parliamentary Diary: Ministers of Police and State Security on freedom of speech (and Julius Malema)
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
Mahlobo didn’t actually name Malema during his budget speech. But after setting out the constitutional limitations to freedom of speech - propaganda for war, incitement to imminent violence and advocacy of hatred - the reference was clear: “Those... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister David Mahlobo - State Security Agency Dept Budget Vote 2016-17Mahlobo MP, Minister of State Security Parliament of Republic of South Africa,
Minister David Mahlobo - State Security Agency Dept Budget Vote 2016-17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mahlobo MP, Minister of State Security Parliament of Republic of South Africa, Cape Town Chairperson of the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence, Hon. Connie September Deputy Minister of the State Security, Hon. Cde. Ellen Molekane and other... Read more
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Swissinfo
Public services in voter spotlightgovernment minister,” explains Zeynep Ersan Berdoz, chief editor of “Bon à Savo
Public services in voter spotlight
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
government minister,” explains Zeynep Ersan Berdoz, chief editor of “Bon à Savoir” magazine and a member of the initiative committee. The proposal has been overwhelmingly rejected by both houses of parliament. Not only are the political right and... Read more
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Salon.com
Turkey’s ruling party denies plans to scrap secularismANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Islamic-rooted ruling party has denied it has pl
Turkey’s ruling party denies plans to scrap secularism
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Islamic-rooted ruling party has denied it has plans to change the nation’s secular constitution into a religious one. The statement from senior party officials on Tuesday came a day after parliamentary speaker Ismail... Read more
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Daily Herald
Turkey's ruling party denies plans to scrap secularismANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's Islamic-rooted ruling party has denied it has plans
Turkey's ruling party denies plans to scrap secularism
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's Islamic-rooted ruling party has denied it has plans to change the nation's secular constitution into a religious one. The statement from senior party officials on Tuesday came a day after parliamentary speaker Ismail... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Turkey's ruling party denies plans to scrap secularismANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's Islamic-rooted ruling party has denied it has pl
Turkey's ruling party denies plans to scrap secularism
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's Islamic-rooted ruling party has denied it has plans to change the nation's secular constitution into a religious one. The statement from senior party officials on Tuesday came a day after parliamentary speaker Ismail... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma Must Table Letters of Reprimand in Parliamentbehalf of the executive. We are equally sceptical at the decision taken by the
Zuma Must Table Letters of Reprimand in Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
behalf of the executive. We are equally sceptical at the decision taken by the President to establish an inter-ministerial committee to review the 2003 Cabinet Policy. This should be done in Parliament, so that it can be transparent and open to... Read more
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New Kerala
Yemen: Security Council calls for parties in talks to develop road map for security measures - newkerala.com #54428the Council said the parties should commit to ensure that security mechanisms,
Yemen: Security Council calls for parties in talks to develop road map for security measures - newkerala.com #54428
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
the Council said the parties should commit to ensure that security mechanisms, including the formation of security committees, facilitate and oversee the negotiated withdrawal of militias and armed groups and provide for the orderly... Read more
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Business Standard India
LS passes Bills despite disruptionsour heads. "We will not be a constructive Opposition as we have been so long an
LS passes Bills despite disruptions
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
our heads. "We will not be a constructive Opposition as we have been so long and help them in passing Bills." In response, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said "butchers cannot be preachers". He said the Congress governments at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House Summons Legal Council BossA parliamentary watchdog committee has summoned the Council for Legal Education
House Summons Legal Council Boss
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A parliamentary watchdog committee has summoned the Council for Legal Education chief executive officer Kulundu Bitonye to appear before it over procurement queries. In a letter signed by a parliamentary clerk, Ms Florence Atieno-Abonyo, the Public... Read more
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Aliran Online
Engage forensic accountants to probe 1MDB, urges transparency monitorInternational Malaysia (TI-M) is deeply concerned with the corporate governance
Engage forensic accountants to probe 1MDB, urges transparency monitor
Aliran Online / Posted 5 days ago
International Malaysia (TI-M) is deeply concerned with the corporate governance issues raised in the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) which was tabled in Parliament... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Earns Sh21 Billion From Work Permitsto the NEC, at least 24 million Tanzanians had registered for the October 25, 2
State Earns Sh21 Billion From Work Permits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
to the NEC, at least 24 million Tanzanians had registered for the October 25, 2015 General Election. The parliamentary committee for legal and constitutional affairs wanted Premier Majaliwa to give clarifications on preparations... Read more
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The Hindu
Second part of Budget session in Parliamentsays that no person who trims or shaves his beard or hair will be entitled to v
Second part of Budget session in Parliament
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
says that no person who trims or shaves his beard or hair will be entitled to vote in the Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, a body that regulates Gurduwaras across the country. 2.50 pm: Discussion over the amendment of Sikh Gurdwara Act... Read more
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DW
Tiphagne: Biggest challenge is 'criminalization' of human rights work in India |I think these are two urgent things to be done. Also, we don't have a ministry
Tiphagne: Biggest challenge is 'criminalization' of human rights work in India |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
I think these are two urgent things to be done. Also, we don't have a ministry of human rights, and we don't have a parliamentary committee on human rights. We need a ministry which caters to human rights, and a parliamentary committee which... Read more
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The Hindu
Comment article on GST by M.R. Madhavan: Keep it parliamentaryaccounts The new Parliament session starts today. The main items in the legisl
Comment article on GST by M.R. Madhavan: Keep it parliamentary
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
accounts The new Parliament session starts today. The main items in the legislative list are the Bankruptcy Bill and the constitutional amendment that enables the Goods and Services Tax (GST). In addition, Parliament will discuss matters related... Read more
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The Hindu
National corridor body plan shelvedbeen put on the back burner due to the delay foreseen by the Prime Minister's O
National corridor body plan shelved
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
been put on the back burner due to the delay foreseen by the Prime Minister's Office and the Cabinet Secretariat in getting Parliamentary approval for it to be conferred ‘statutory’ status on the lines of the National Highways Authority of India,... Read more
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asianage
Medical Council of India to be leaner, see division of powersCouncil of India (MCI) into a “leaner body” by restructuring it and segregating
Medical Council of India to be leaner, see division of powers
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Council of India (MCI) into a “leaner body” by restructuring it and segregating its powers to separate bodies. Days after a parliamentary standing committee came out with a damning report on MCI, stating its composition was “opaque” and “biased”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dziva - Parly's Unsung Iron Ladyis not so easy to control debate in Parliament, but I am always guided by the s
Dziva - Parly's Unsung Iron Lady
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
is not so easy to control debate in Parliament, but I am always guided by the standing rules and orders and the country's Constitution whenever there is a controversial debate in the House, or whenever MPs are heckling and making noise," Dziva... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
9th Parliament's Most Dramatic MomentsThe named ministers denied the accusations, with even President Museveni coming
9th Parliament's Most Dramatic Moments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The named ministers denied the accusations, with even President Museveni coming to their defence. Parliament instituted a committee to look into the allegations and the ministers were finally let off the hook. Impeaching Museveni Then in March... Read more
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Business Standard India
CJI breaks down in front of Modi over lack of enough judgesLaw Commission's recommendation, the Supreme Court in 2002 had also supported i
CJI breaks down in front of Modi over lack of enough judges
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
Law Commission's recommendation, the Supreme Court in 2002 had also supported increasing the strength of the judiciary. A Parliamentary Department Related Standing Committee on Law then headed by Pranab Mukherjee had also recommended taking the... Read more
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The Financial Express
GST, Enemy Property Bill among key bills on parliament’s agendapassing of the Railways Appropriation Bill, 2016, and Finance Bill, 2016, const
GST, Enemy Property Bill among key bills on parliament’s agenda
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
passing of the Railways Appropriation Bill, 2016, and Finance Bill, 2016, constitutes the main agenda of this session,” a parliamentary ministry statement said on Saturday. “Apart from ratification of Presidential rule in Uttarakhand under... Read more
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New Kerala
GST, Enemy Property Bill among key bills on parliament's agenda - newkerala.com #53517passing of the Railways Appropriation Bill, 2016, and Finance Bill, 2016, const
GST, Enemy Property Bill among key bills on parliament's agenda - newkerala.com #53517
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
passing of the Railways Appropriation Bill, 2016, and Finance Bill, 2016, constitutes the main agenda of this session," a parliamentary ministry statement said on Saturday. "Apart from ratification of Presidential rule in Uttarakhand under... Read more
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DW
Why isn't the NSA a hot topic in the US elections? |in a world that "would like to destroy us as quickly as possible" was more impo
Why isn't the NSA a hot topic in the US elections? |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
in a world that "would like to destroy us as quickly as possible" was more important than privacy. Powerless against the Constitution? The NSA scandal poses multiple problems for the stock-standard speeches on the campaign trail. For one, it's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Help Chief Justice Fight Injusticesannually to bolster the judiciary's efforts to reduce the case backlogs across
Help Chief Justice Fight Injustices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
annually to bolster the judiciary's efforts to reduce the case backlogs across the country. Last week, Katureebe told the parliamentary committee on legal and parliamentary affairs that he needs this money to bring on board retired judges and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House Team Report On Merged Plebiscite to Be Tabled in MayNairobi — The parliamentary committee that oversees implementation of the Const
House Team Report On Merged Plebiscite to Be Tabled in May
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Nairobi — The parliamentary committee that oversees implementation of the Constitution has been given a 21-day extension to recommend to the House how parallel initiatives to amend the Constitution can be merged into one - driven by Parliament. In... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Bitter vote of confidencein taking the floor, with each allowed 15 minutes,” said Abdel-Aal. The 340-pa
Bitter vote of confidence
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
in taking the floor, with each allowed 15 minutes,” said Abdel-Aal. The 340-page report, prepared by a special 50-member committee, offered a critical review of the government’s three-year programme, said Deputy Speaker Al-Sayed Al-Sherif, and... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
No referendum on Tiran and Sanafiragreement” signed between Egypt and Saudi Arabia on 8 April will be presented t
No referendum on Tiran and Sanafir
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
agreement” signed between Egypt and Saudi Arabia on 8 April will be presented to parliament “soon” for ratification, parliamentary speaker Ali Abdel-Aal said on Sunday. “The government has the right to sign and announce border demarcation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Join Hands to Fight Graft - Mnangagwain the natural resources sector. The Acting President, who is also in charge o
Join Hands to Fight Graft - Mnangagwa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
in the natural resources sector. The Acting President, who is also in charge of the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, said in the non-resource areas such as the financial services sector, the 51-49 percent shareholding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pulling Out of Alat Would Be a Mistake, Ukawa Toldfrom local authorities in the country, which involve towns, district, municipal
Pulling Out of Alat Would Be a Mistake, Ukawa Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
from local authorities in the country, which involve towns, district, municipal and city councils. According to the Alat constitution, the association is, among other things, mandated to make by-laws for local authorities as well as deal with... Read more
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The Economic Times
President's rule temporary, Assembly can be revived after Governor's report: M Venkaiah Naiduhigh court quashed imposition of central rule in the state. He said the centra
President's rule temporary, Assembly can be revived after Governor's report: M Venkaiah Naidu
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
high court quashed imposition of central rule in the state. He said the central government is very clear that there was a constitutional breakdown in Uttarakhand because the Appropriation Bill was not passed in the Assembly. "We feel there was no... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Candidates for inspector general of intelligence to be announced(Jenni Evans, News24) The sub-committee of the joint standing committee on int
Candidates for inspector general of intelligence to be announced
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
(Jenni Evans, News24) The sub-committee of the joint standing committee on intelligence met in February to discuss and shortlist the candidates for the position, Parliamentary Monitoring Group (PMG) reported. PMG reported that 55 candidates were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Seeking Tax Exemptions, MPs Are Adding Insult to Injured TaxpayersCourt ruled that all emoluments paid to MPs are subject to tax under the provis
In Seeking Tax Exemptions, MPs Are Adding Insult to Injured Taxpayers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Court ruled that all emoluments paid to MPs are subject to tax under the provisions of the Income Tax Act, and directed the Parliamentary Commission to start collecting the tax and recover arrears. Dissatisfied by the ruling, the Parliamentary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We'll Storm IEBC Offices Over Vote, Say Cord Leadersoffices in Nairobi until their list of one million signatures is approved to pa
We'll Storm IEBC Offices Over Vote, Say Cord Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
offices in Nairobi until their list of one million signatures is approved to pave the way for a referendum to change the Constitution. The politicians said they would march to the commission's offices at Anniversary Towers on Monday to demand... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Eduardo Cunha: Brazil president's chief accuser faces allegations of his ownfirst female leader from power as a means of reducing the risks to himself from
Eduardo Cunha: Brazil president's chief accuser faces allegations of his own
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
first female leader from power as a means of reducing the risks to himself from investigations by a congressional ethics committee and prosecutors for alleged perjury, money laundering and receipt of at least $5m in bribes. After being condemned... Read more
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