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Elections For Next President of Sri Lanka Underway, 3 Candidates In Fray

The elections for the new President of Sri Lanka is underway in the Island nation, on July 20. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Anura Kumara Dissanayake and Dullas Alahaperuma are in the fray, whereas 255 members of the Parliament house are eligible to vote for the next President of Sri Lanka. Notably, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the former President of Sri Lanka resigned amid the ongoing protest against the worst economic crisis in Sri Lanka.

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 12:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sri Lanka, Next President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Prez Elections, Member of parliament

Courtesy: ANI

Rajya Sabha

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PM Modi Upset Over Absence Of BJP MPs During Rajya Sabha Meeting

To discuss the passing of bills in Rajya Sabha several BJP MPs did not turn up for the meeting on August 9. Reportedly, PM Modi was upset and thus took up the issue at the weekly meeting on August 10. Further, he asked for the names of the absentees in the meeting. Besides, the core issue of the meeting was Tokyo Olympics. PM requested to encourage sportsmen in rural areas.

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 03:42 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: rajya sabha, Member of parliament, Absence, upset

Courtesy: NDTV

Narendra Modi

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76 Re-Furnished Apartments Unveiled By PM For Members Of Parliament

PM Narendra Modi has unveiled 76 re-furnished multi-storey apartments on November 23 in New Delhi's Dr BD Marg for the Members of Parliament. After the inaugurating the long-time plan, PM Modi said, “Decades-old problems can’t be ended by avoiding them, but by finding solutions.” Moreover, he has appreciated Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla for spearheading parliamentary sessions during the pandemic. Reportedly, the construction was completed less… read-more

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 03:01 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Member of parliament, Apartnements

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Priyanca Radhakrishnan

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New Zealand Elects Priyanca Radhakrishnan As Their First Indian-Origin Minister

Priyanca Radhakrishnan became the first-ever Indian-origin minister in New Zealand on November 2. Her work in support of “women survivors of domestic violence, and migrant workers who have been exploited,” helped her attain the position. The 41-tear-old was earlier elected as the Member of Parliament to the Labour Party in 2017. She will hold the position of Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities and Minister for the… read-more

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 01:01 PM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Priyanca Radhakrishnan, New Zealand, parliament, Member of parliament

Rajya Sabha

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EC Announces Election Dates For 11 Rajya Sabha Seats

The Election Commission (EC) on October 13 announced the election dates for 11 Rajya Sabha seats, which are set to expire on November 25. The elections will be held on November 9, between 9 am to 4 pm, followed by the counting of votes from 5 pm. The nominations for the same will have to be filed by October 27. The 11 seats include 10 from Uttar Pradesh and one from Uttarakhand.  

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 02:34 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: rajya sabha, Election Commission, Elections, Member of parliament

Courtesy: ANI News