Parliament

Legislature whose power and function are similar to those dictated by the Westminster system of the United Kingdom

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In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government. Generally, a modern parliament has three functions: representing the electorate, making laws, and overseeing the government via hearings and inquiries.The term is similar to the idea of a senate, synod or congress, and is commonly used in countries that are current or former monarchies, a form of government with a monarch as the head. Some contexts restrict the use of the word parliament to parliamentary systems, although it is also used to describe the legislature in some presidential systems, even where it is not in the official name.

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Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday slammed Congress over former prime minister Manmohan Singh's comment that Congress had voted in favour of the..
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NCP president Sharad Pawar on Thursday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "doob maro" jibe directed at the opposition in connection with scrapping of..
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The session is likely to begin from November 18 and will run till December 13, 2019.
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The winter session of Parliament is likely to commence from November 18 and may last for a month, sources in the government indicated on Wednesday. While there..
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In a major boost to the Centre's drive against black money stashed abroad, the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a Delhi HC finding that penal provisions of..
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Monday said Parliament is an open institution which enables citizens to become aware of the work of their elected representatives..
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