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asianage
Uproar in Bihar Houses over NGO scam; Oppn demands CM, DyCM's resignationsaying "those acquiring benami properties through corrupt means have no moral r
asianage / Posted 9 hours ago
saying "those acquiring benami properties through corrupt means have no moral right to speak on such a subject". In the Legislative Council, the matter was raised by Congress member Dilip Kumar Chaudhary. RJD and Congress members tropped into... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stop holdup of DHS pact, governor saysGov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday called on the Legislative Council to complete it
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday called on the Legislative Council to complete its review of a proposed technology contract for the state Department of Human Services, saying a delay could jeopardize services. In a letter, the Republican governor... Read more
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News.com.au
Dangerous driving penalties increasedconvicted of serious dangerous driving offences could receive tougher penalties
News.com.au / Posted 13 hours ago
convicted of serious dangerous driving offences could receive tougher penalties under new laws approved by Parliament. The Legislative Council has passed State Government reforms that aim to crack down on dangerous driving. The offence of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Why assembly by-polls in Andhra's Nandyal, Delhi's Bawana are crucialthat it would bring back the late YS Rajasekhar Reddy-led Congress government o
Business Standard India / Posted 17 hours ago
that it would bring back the late YS Rajasekhar Reddy-led Congress government of 2004 to 2009. Jaganmohan has promised legislative council posts for minorities, safe drinking water to each house, houses for poor, subsidised canteen for the poor... Read more
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CTV News
Archeologists hoping to map pre-Confederation parliament site in Montrealrich in terms of possible artifacts. What they find will help them map out the
CTV News / Posted yesterday
rich in terms of possible artifacts. What they find will help them map out the building: where the assembly chamber and legislative council rooms were located as well as personal rooms where parliamentarians would have shaved, cleaned and... Read more
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dna
Rabri alleges denial of opposition leader status to herRabri Devi today attacked the new JD(U)-BJP government in Bihar for denying her
dna / Posted yesterday
Rabri Devi today attacked the new JD(U)-BJP government in Bihar for denying her the status of leader of opposition in the legislative council under the "cover of rules" that RJD does not have the required number of MLCs needed for the post. "They... Read more
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The Hindu
Rabri alleges denial of opposition leader status to herDevi on Tuesday attacked the new JD(U)-BJP government in Bihar for denying her
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Devi on Tuesday attacked the new JD(U)-BJP government in Bihar for denying her the status of leader of opposition in the legislative council under the “cover of rules” that RJD does not have the required number of MLCs needed for the post. “They... Read more
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Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
Encouraging higher educationbeen taken to make sure students know what is available to them are paying off.
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier / Posted yesterday
been taken to make sure students know what is available to them are paying off. This week, a subcommittee for Arkansas Legislative Council which oversees the lottery received a report showing 30,883 applications were submitted this year for the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Mandatory jail terms for firearm theft in Tasmania a step closerpassed by State Parliament. The lower house has passed a raft of changes to gu
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
passed by State Parliament. The lower house has passed a raft of changes to gun laws, which will now be considered by the Legislative Council. Labor supported the changes, which tighten storage rules and lower the shooting age from 16 to 15, but... Read more
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The Border Mail
Rate cap impacts to be studiedpolicy has had on councils across the state. A state government committee will
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
policy has had on councils across the state. A state government committee will analyse the impact of rate capping. The Legislative Council Environmental and Planning Committee will hear from representatives from the Victorian Local Governance... Read more
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The Courier
Rate cap impacts to be studiedpolicy has had on councils across the state. A state government committee will
The Courier / Posted yesterday
policy has had on councils across the state. A state government committee will analyse the impact of rate capping. The Legislative Council Environmental and Planning Committee will hear from representatives from the Victorian Local Governance... Read more
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News.com.au
RUSH HOUR: End of the Australian Sex Partythe Reason Party. The move comes in the lead-up to next year’s Victorian elect
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
the Reason Party. The move comes in the lead-up to next year’s Victorian election, where she’ll run for re-election in the Legislative Council. “This is not about rebadging. It is about a new movement. It is not Left or Right, it is running on... Read more
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dna
Bihar NGO scam: Key accused dies of illness; RJD demands SC-monitored CBI probe into scamgovernment money themselves facilitated loot of treasury". His mother Rabri De
dna / Posted 2 days ago
government money themselves facilitated loot of treasury". His mother Rabri Devi, who is leader of opposition in the state Legislative Council, demanded resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi for "a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Revealed: $117m pokie profits for top Sydney pubsprofit is difficult because the state government does not release individual fi
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
profit is difficult because the state government does not release individual figures. Treasury documents tabled in the NSW Legislative Council following the state budget list poker machine profits for each pub, but do not name them. The top 10... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Revealed: $117m pokie profits for top Sydney pubsprofit is difficult because the state government does not release individual fi
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
profit is difficult because the state government does not release individual figures. Treasury documents tabled in the NSW Legislative Council following the state budget list poker machine profits for each pub, but do not name them. Liquor and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Revealed: $117m pokie profits for top Sydney pubsprofit is difficult because the state government does not release individual fi
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
profit is difficult because the state government does not release individual figures. Treasury documents tabled in the NSW Legislative Council following the state budget list poker machine profits for each pub, but do not name them. Liquor and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Revealed: $117m pokie profits for top Sydney pubsprofit is difficult because the state government does not release individual fi
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
profit is difficult because the state government does not release individual figures. Treasury documents tabled in the NSW Legislative Council following the state budget list poker machine profits for each pub, but do not name them. Liquor and... Read more
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The Young Witness
Revealed: $117m pokie profits for top Sydney pubsprofit is difficult because the state government does not release individual fi
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
profit is difficult because the state government does not release individual figures. Treasury documents tabled in the NSW Legislative Council following the state budget list poker machine profits for each pub, but do not name them. Liquor and... Read more
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The Age
Revealed: $117m pokie profits for top Sydney pubsprofit is difficult because the state government does not release individual fi
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
profit is difficult because the state government does not release individual figures. Treasury documents tabled in the NSW Legislative Council following the state budget list poker machine profits for each pub, but do not name them. The top 10... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Revealed: $117m pokie profits for top Sydney pubsprofit is difficult because the state government does not release individual fi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
profit is difficult because the state government does not release individual figures. Treasury documents tabled in the NSW Legislative Council following the state budget list poker machine profits for each pub, but do not name them. The top 10... Read more
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Western Advocate
Revealed: $117m pokie profits for top Sydney pubsprofit is difficult because the state government does not release individual fi
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
profit is difficult because the state government does not release individual figures. Treasury documents tabled in the NSW Legislative Council following the state budget list poker machine profits for each pub, but do not name them. Liquor and... Read more
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New Kerala
Protests in Hong Kong over jailing of pro-democracy leaders - newkerala news #264912leaders, successfully applied for High Court judicial reviews which banned from
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
leaders, successfully applied for High Court judicial reviews which banned from office six elected pro-democracy Legislative Council .It has also prosecuted dozens of other pro-democracy activists. They were convicted of unlawful... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parents and Pupils Face Raised Fees in Kassalawhich the anti-smuggling force carried out under the pretext of searching for s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
which the anti-smuggling force carried out under the pretext of searching for smuggled goods. Ali Akat, member of the Legislative Council of Kassala, told Radio Dabanga that an anti-smuggling force raided the house of a resident in Baria,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Houses adjourned on day 1, RJD demands judicial probe into Srijan scandal in Biharon the first day of the five-day monsoon session on Monday. The RJD members wh
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
on the first day of the five-day monsoon session on Monday. The RJD members who were protesting in the portico of the legislative council demanded that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi should resign... Read more
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Business Standard India
You can lock up our bodies, but not our minds: Jailed Hong Kong activiststhe policy-making process surrounding the development was undemocratic. Some i
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
the policy-making process surrounding the development was undemocratic. Some in the group protested outside the Hong Kong Legislative Council, while others attempted to enter the legislature building. All were found guilty of unlawful assembly in... Read more
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dna
Protests in Hong Kong over jailing of pro-democracy leadersleaders, successfully applied for High Court judicial reviews which banned from
dna / Posted 2 days ago
leaders, successfully applied for High Court judicial reviews which banned from office six elected pro-democracy Legislative Council .It has also prosecuted dozens of other pro-democracy activists. They were convicted of unlawful... Read more
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Business Standard India
AIADMK merger likely today; Sasikala may be sackedlegislators from our group," he added. The leader also said the government can
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
legislators from our group," he added. The leader also said the government can look into the possibility of reviving the Legislative Council or Upper House of the assembly to accommodate members in the party without showing the door for those now... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
New Sushil Modi expose: Lalu used power of attorney mode to acquire ‘ill-gotten’ landthrough a power of attorney made out in her name. In return of the largess, Pra
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
through a power of attorney made out in her name. In return of the largess, Prasad made Mohammad Shamim member of the Bihar legislative council from Governor’s quota in 1998, said the BJP leader. “Hence, Lalu obliged both Ramashray Yadav and... Read more
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New America Media
The Age of Anti-Aging: Media Hype and the Myth of Ageless Baby Boomerssocial commitment of those boomers and their older siblings. Among those I wor
New America Media / Posted 3 days ago
social commitment of those boomers and their older siblings. Among those I worked with at Glide was the California Legislative Council for Older Americans. It was about this group that Glide Publications commissioned me to write Senior... Read more
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asianage
Nitesh Rane hints at joining BJP with father Rane2014 from Konkan. He also contested an Assembly by-election from Bandra, which
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
2014 from Konkan. He also contested an Assembly by-election from Bandra, which he lost again. Now, he is a member of the legislative council from the party. The sources in the BJP said that Narayan Rane is keen to join BJP and preliminary talks... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Johno' Johnson served two faiths: God and Labora hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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Business Standard India
More trouble for Akhilesh: SP founding member, others jump boat; join BJPfought Rajnath in the 2014 Lok Sabha election as an SP candidate. On August 9,
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
fought Rajnath in the 2014 Lok Sabha election as an SP candidate. On August 9, Bajpai had resigned from his Uttar Pradesh legislative council (MLC) seat. Over the past three weeks, several of Mulayam’s close aides have shunned SP and joined BJP,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Legislators lock horns over tech contractThe state Legislative Council adjourned midway through its agenda Friday after
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The state Legislative Council adjourned midway through its agenda Friday after members clashed over whether to favorably review a technology contract worth at least $75 million over three years. Under the contract, Deloitte Consulting would provide... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Senator revisits race-panel ideafrom Little Rock, and Hendren, a Republican from Sulphur Springs, proposed crea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
from Little Rock, and Hendren, a Republican from Sulphur Springs, proposed creating a race relations subcommittee of the Legislative Council to conduct a study "with the goal of providing recommendations on ways to address historic and current... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Lawmaker Looking at Potential Photo Radar in ArkansasBoyd, R-Fort Smith, filed an interim study proposal on the automated traffic en
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
Boyd, R-Fort Smith, filed an interim study proposal on the automated traffic enforcement systems and asked the Arkansas Legislative Council (ALC) to adopt it and assign it to the transportation committee. The ALC should consider the study... Read more
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The Hindu
The personal side of a public servantas Member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council. At the time of his death on Febru
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
as Member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council. At the time of his death on February 2, 1960, he was a member of the Madras Legislative Council. Offices of the Madras Corporation, The Anjuman (of which Sir Mohammad Usman was the president) and the... Read more
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Phayul
ITN condemns sentencing of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement activistsalso implied the ulterior motive of Beijing behind the sentencing since it woul
Phayul / Posted 5 days ago
also implied the ulterior motive of Beijing behind the sentencing since it would bar them from standing for the Legislative Council for the next five years. They had already fulfilled sentence given to them last year - a 3-week sentence... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel approves extension of lottery's Intralot pactsaid the agency would probably pay more if it sought bids. On another matter,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
said the agency would probably pay more if it sought bids. On another matter, lottery Director Bishop Woosley told the Legislative Council's lottery oversight subcommittee there is no denying that a new law allowing retailers to accept debit... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
"Johno" Johnson served two faiths: God and Labora hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
"Johno" Johnson served two faiths: God and Labor | The Northern Daily Leadera hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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The Young Witness
"Johno" Johnson served two faiths: God and Labora hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
The Young Witness / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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Canberra Times
"Johno" Johnson state funeral attracts governor, two former PMs and five former premiersa hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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Western Advocate
"Johno" Johnson served two faiths: God and Labora hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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Daily Liberal
"Johno" Johnson served two faiths: God and Labora hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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The Border Mail
"Johno" Johnson served two faiths: God and Labora hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
The Border Mail / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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The Age
"Johno" Johnson state funeral attracts governor, two former PMs and five former premiersa hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
"Johno" Johnson state funeral attracts governor, two former PMs and five former premiersa hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leader
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
a hard man in the NSW Right faction. His unwavering loyalty to the party leadership was rewarded with the presidency of the Legislative Council. Archbishop Fisher wondered if a man of Mr Johnson's character could be welcome in politics today before... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Voters should decide if Victoria's fire services are split: Coalitionrecommends that Government withdraw the Bill," the report said. "If not withdr
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
recommends that Government withdraw the Bill," the report said. "If not withdrawn, the committee recommends that the Legislative Council reject the Bill." The group used the chair's casting vote to declare it the majority report after the... Read more
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Weekly Times
CFA split hosed downthe committee recommends that Government withdraw the bill. “If not withdrawn,
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
the committee recommends that Government withdraw the bill. “If not withdrawn, the committee recommends that the Legislative Council reject the bill.” The Government’s bill, which is still sitting before the Upper House, attempts to... Read more
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The Courier
Fire service reforms hosed down by upper house MPsfirefighters in a renamed MFB, and leave the CFA as a volunteer-only organisati
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
firefighters in a renamed MFB, and leave the CFA as a volunteer-only organisation, should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, according to the Fire Services Bill Select committee. The committee's final report, released on Friday... Read more
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