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Upper House begins debate on controversial security bills
Japan Times

Debates on Japan's war bills talk up China threat

Shinzo Abe fields questions during an upper house special committee session at the parliament in Tokyo, July 28. (Photo/CFP) The upper house of Japan's bicameral Diet has discussed a series of unpopular security-related bills from Monday, but ... Want China Times, 12 hours ago
Japan's upper house launches review of measures Xinhua News Agency, 3 days ago

Tender for 126 MMRCA Withdrawn: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today informed the Upper House that the Centre has withdrawn the multi-billion dollar tender for the 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircrafts (MMRCA), for which Rafale was shortlisted in 2012. "The Request for Proposal (RFP) ...
 NDTV7 hours ago Government withdraws tender for 126 MMRCA: Parrikar  Press Trust of India7 hours ago Tender for 126 MMRCA withdrawn: Parrikar  Economic Times3 hours ago

29/07/2015: WORLD NEWS: Cocaine-using UK peer resigns

A senior British peer said yesterday that he was leaving the House of Lords, Britain's unelected upper parliamentary chamber, after a newspaper published a video which it said showed him using cocaine and cavorting with
 Cape Times E-dition1 day ago British peer resigns due to drug, sex scandal  Asian Age1 day ago Sewel resigns from British House of Lords amid sex, drug scandal  San Francisco Chronicle1 day ago British Peer Resigns After Drugs and Prostitution Scandal  NDTV2 days ago
Indian Express

After confusion, Houses agree on two-day break

An earlier decision of the General Purposes Committee of the Upper House stipulated that there should not be an adjournment of more than a day for the death of any dignitary. The question of whether Parliament can convene while a former head of ...
 Indian Express1 day ago
The Japan News

Upper house poll reform bill OKd; 2 pairs of prefs merged

The Yomiuri Shimbun A bill to revise the Public Offices Election Law in which two pairs of prefectural constituencies will be merged in House of Councillors elections was passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The law that stipulated ...
 The Japan News2 days ago BBMP division: State Upper House passes bill it had rejected earlier  Economic Times1 week ago Upper house passes bill for redistricting  The Japan News6 days ago Assembly passes bill on civic body again after a no by Council  Deccan Herald1 week ago

Upper House hindering Maharashtra government's development agenda: CM Devendra Fadnavis

The monsoon session has started, but we have not been able to pass a single bill in the Upper House. I have requested council chairman Ramraje Nimbalkar and he promised that the House will function normally from Tuesday.
 DNA2 days ago

GST Bill wrangling gives jitters to India Inc

India Inc feels the government should prioritise it to be passed in the upper house
 DNA2 days ago

House of Lords deputy speaker resigns over drug scandal

UK's deputy speaker in the upper house of the Parliament resigned on Sunday after he was allegedly pictured snorting cocaine with two prostitutes.
 Times of India3 days ago British House of Lords speaker resigns over 'drugs and prostitutes' video  World News Australia3 days ago Lords deputy speaker resigns over drug scandal  Asian Age3 days ago UK House of Lords deputy speaker resigns amid drug and prostitution claims  Mashable3 days ago

GST Bill in Rajya Sabha This Week: 10 Facts About the Tax Reform

The Goods and Services Tax Bill or the GST Bill is due to be discussed in Rajya Sabha or the upper house of Parliament this week. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha last week. Here are 10 facts about GST - hailed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as the ...
 NDTV2 months ago Passage of GST bill likely in monsoon session: Citigroup  DNA1 week ago Jaitley hopeful of GST bill passage in upcoming Parliament session  First Post.com3 weeks ago U.S. Republican House panel demands Obama remove IRS commissioner  Investing.com2 days ago

Anti-liquor movement: Warring groups allege lobbying, extortion

With the chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’s refusal to impose prohibition across the state in the Upper House on Thursday in reply to a calling attention motion moved by MLC Jogendra Kawade, the ongoing agitation for ban on production, sale and consumption ...
 Times of India5 days ago
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