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2nd edition of International Day of Parliamentarism (IDP-2019)

The 2nd edition of International Day of Parliamentarism (IDP-2019) is celebrated across the world on 30th June to recognize the importance of parliaments and their responsibility of representing the people. The day is not only an occasion to stress the critical importance of parliaments in any democratic society but also to reinforce the call for ..

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Byelection on May 6 for British Columbia

Prime Minister Jutin Trudeau has announced byelection in British Columbia to fill a vacated seat. The MP who vacated his seat is to run a seperate party. The Canadian Electoral system is based on PArliamentary syhstem of Government. The Parliament consists of Sovereign (represented by Governor General), upper house (the senate) and the lower house ..

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The first-ever UN’s International Day of Parliamentarism

The first-ever International Day of Parliamentarism is celebrated across the world on 30th June 2018 to recognize the importance of parliaments and their responsibility of representing the people. The day is not only an occasion to stress the critical importance of parliaments in any democratic society but also to reinforce the call for a global ..

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Mia Mottley becomes first female Prime Minister of Caribbean island of Barbados

Mia Amor Mottley has become the first female Prime Minister (PM) of the Caribbean island of Barbados. The win makes Mottley just the 8th PM to lead Barbados since the island gained independence from Great Britain in 1966. The Mottley-led Barbados Labour Party (BLP) recorded an historic landslide victory in the 2018 general election, secured ..

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Major Issues Around Office of Governor

Office of Governor as statutory head of the state and nominee of the president has been controversial since enactment of the constitution itself. The conflict is basically on five points: The very appointment of Governor As per Article 155, governor should be appointed (not elected) from amongst persons of high status with eminence in public. ..

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