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Sunday Observer
[Sunday Politics]Although Tamil patriotic songs were sung at the State Independence Day ceremony
[Sunday Politics]
Sunday Observer / Posted yesterday
Although Tamil patriotic songs were sung at the State Independence Day ceremony in 1949, they did not have any legal or constitutional recognition at the time. Even when Sri Lanka received political independence from the British raj on February... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More robust debates, new political tone expected in Myanmar's new ParliamentSuu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD). The NLD won the November electi
More robust debates, new political tone expected in Myanmar's new Parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD). The NLD won the November elections by a landslide, capturing 390 national parliamentary seats out of 664. The country’s Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) will be stepping aside, having... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Data breaches renew calls for stricter oversight of Canada’s spy agencieswould give Parliamentarians a glimpse of classified intelligence programs. Unde
Data breaches renew calls for stricter oversight of Canada’s spy agencies
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
would give Parliamentarians a glimpse of classified intelligence programs. Under these new laws, to be introduced by June, select politicians would be afforded some insights into highly secretive agencies, and even get to see how classified... Read more
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The New Statesman
There's still time for a government rethink on universal creditfor the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote lead
There's still time for a government rethink on universal credit
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
for the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote leadership election system by ten votes in the Parliamentary Labour Party. Then, on 24 January 1981, the special conference at Wembley agreed a much worse electoral... Read more
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12d
The New Statesman
Neil Kinnock: Jeremy Corbyn may have to resign or face a leadership challenge if Labour fails to improvefor the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote lead
Neil Kinnock: Jeremy Corbyn may have to resign or face a leadership challenge if Labour fails to improve
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
for the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote leadership election system by ten votes in the Parliamentary Labour Party. Then, on 24 January 1981, the special conference at Wembley agreed a much worse electoral... Read more
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12d
The New Statesman
Should Labour split?for the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote lead
Should Labour split?
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
for the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote leadership election system by ten votes in the Parliamentary Labour Party. Then, on 24 January 1981, the special conference at Wembley agreed a much worse electoral... Read more
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12d
The New Statesman
The New Statesman cover | Should Labour split?for the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote lead
The New Statesman cover | Should Labour split?
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
for the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote leadership election system by ten votes in the Parliamentary Labour Party. Then, on 24 January 1981, the special conference at Wembley agreed a much worse electoral... Read more
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12d
The New Statesman
Leader: The Corbyn conundrumfor the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote lead
Leader: The Corbyn conundrum
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
for the leadership – and we lost a chance to move to a one-member-one-vote leadership election system by ten votes in the Parliamentary Labour Party. Then, on 24 January 1981, the special conference at Wembley agreed a much worse electoral... Read more
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12d
AllAfrica.com
Three Lawmakers Chosen to Help Speakeris now Bariadi West MP, Mr Andrew Chenge, and Special Seats MPs Dr Mary Mwanjel
Three Lawmakers Chosen to Help Speaker
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
is now Bariadi West MP, Mr Andrew Chenge, and Special Seats MPs Dr Mary Mwanjelwa and Najima Murtaza Giga. The trio were selected by the Steering Committee during its recent meeting in accordance to provisions of revised Standing Orders number... Read more
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The Advocate
LHSAA to tackle tough questions in annual conventionannual convention. Some answers could be revealed when the three-day event beg
LHSAA to tackle tough questions in annual convention
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
annual convention. Some answers could be revealed when the three-day event begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday with an executive committee meeting at the Crowne Plaza. It marks the fifth straight year that classification issues stemming from the... Read more
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Daily News
Sri lanka moving away from isolationFreedom Party and its role in governance today and the period ahead. The earli
Sri lanka moving away from isolation
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Freedom Party and its role in governance today and the period ahead. The earlier schedule on transforming Parliament to a Constitutional Assembly or that of a Special Parliamentary Select Committee for Constitution drafting will be delayed, with... Read more
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Daily News
Constitutional lessons offered from the pasthave several aborted efforts at making new constitutions. The most exhaustive o
Constitutional lessons offered from the past
Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
have several aborted efforts at making new constitutions. The most exhaustive of them was the Mangala Moonesinghe Parliamentary Select Committee. In August 1991, over a year on from the collapse of the Premadasa-LTTE talks, a Parliamentary... Read more
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Daily News
THE VEXED QUESTION OF MRof the party by repeating the same old fear-tactics which they adopted to get n
THE VEXED QUESTION OF MR
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
of the party by repeating the same old fear-tactics which they adopted to get nomination for Rajapaksa to contest the Parliamentary election on the UPFA ticket. They assume the local government election – which will take place six months... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Weighing the possible changes to Singapore’s political system – Eugene Tanassured of clean, effective, and accountable government over the long term.” S
Weighing the possible changes to Singapore’s political system – Eugene Tan
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 21 days ago
assured of clean, effective, and accountable government over the long term.” Since independence, Singapore has sought to constitutionally engineer a political system that meets the nation’s unique needs and aspirations. Although hewed from the... Read more
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Daily News
'No room for division of country'and shout," he said. "Some claim the unitary character of the country and Budd
'No room for division of country'
Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
and shout," he said. "Some claim the unitary character of the country and Buddhism will be lost due to the proposed Constitutional amendment. We have not even discussed anything on the unitary character of the country. For everything we need... Read more
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Daily News
MR to support moves to abolish Executive Presidencyformer President said the executive presidential system was mired in controvers
MR to support moves to abolish Executive Presidency
Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
former President said the executive presidential system was mired in controversy from the beginning. Rajapaksa said that constitutional changes should not be mixed up with the two key issues of abolishing the executive presidential system and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Is a Second Republic really necessary?Talk of constitutional amendments has been gaining momentum. But is there reall
Is a Second Republic really necessary?
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
Talk of constitutional amendments has been gaining momentum. But is there really need for a redesign of the island Republic, seeing as it has neither collapsed nor been discredited? Lija, February 6, 2013. Joseph Muscat, then Opposition leader,... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Empty Chamberlooking at some of these rules.” She was referring to Senate Rule XXVI, Paragr
The Empty Chamber
The New Yorker / Posted 22 days ago
looking at some of these rules.” She was referring to Senate Rule XXVI, Paragraph 5, which requires unanimous consent for committees and subcommittees to hold hearings after two in the afternoon while the Senate is in session. Both Levin and... Read more

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