Manama: Kuwait's 50 lawmakers
are being followed by close to 5 million people on Twitter.
In the National Assembly, a woman lawmaker
attended, on an average, 50 (67 percent) sittings whereas a male lawmaker
attended 42 (56 percent) sittings.
ISLAMABAD -- In collaboration with their male counterparts, women lawmakers
contributed 39% of parliamentary business in the National Assembly and Senate during 2017-18.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) Kiran Haider was the most regular lawmaker
by attending 100 per cent of NA sittings, while Pukhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party's (PkMAP) Gul Bushra attended 92 out of 100 Senate sittings.
As many as two out of 10 Starred Questions were answered during the proceedings while the seven questions were deferred and one was disposed of due to absence of the concerned lawmakers
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker
Mehmood Jan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) parliamentary leader Sardar Aurangzeb Nalota said that they would boycott the sitting if Baldev was brought for the oath.
Since each lawmaker
can receive up to 300 million won per year, the excesses are supposed to be returned to those who donated the money, otherwise it is to be reverted to the National Treasury, the NEC said in a press release.
Qurban Ali Khan, a disgruntled PTI lawmaker
from Nowshera, also threw his weight behind the opposition lawmakers
A PML-F lawmaker
walked out from proceedings for five minutes against absence of relevant minister to reply her question.
This idea is hidden in there: Between now and the next legislative session, Texas lawmakers
will tinker with an obscure formula that links their own state pensions to the salaries of state judges.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- A smear campaign is picking up steam in the Russian State Duma, where lawmakers
from the opposition and the "party of power" are accusing each other of illegally running businesses on the side.
Raising hands enables the head of blocs to monitor lawmakers
and, if needed, compel them to vote according to the bloc's will, not theirs", said a Shiite lawmaker
who asked not to be named because of the sensitivity of the issue.