Party with majority in parliament will form the government and their team leader will be selected as a prime minister. Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters massed close to Thailand's royal palace, in a huge rally calling for PM Prayut Chan-O-Cha to step down and demanding reforms to the monarchy, Supporters of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr maintain social distancing as they attend Friday prayers after the coronavirus disease restrictions were eased, in Kufa mosque, near Najaf, Iraq, A protester climbs on The Triumph of the Republic at 'the Place de la Nation' as thousands of protesters take part in a demonstration during a national day strike called by labor unions asking for better salary and against jobs cut in Paris, France, A fire raging near the Lazzaretto of Ancona in Italy. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. The current parliament of Bangladesh contains 350 seats, including 50 seats reserved for women, which are apportioned on elected party position in the parliament. Officials are investigating allegations of vote-rigging in a general election in Bangladesh marred by deadly clashes and claims of a crackdown on the media. The 9th session of the current parliament was prorogued on Thursday after only five sittings, which was another short session amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. // ]]>, Name of Committees for 11th Parliament (English), Name of Committees for 11th Parliament (Bangla), Name of Committees for 10th Parliament (English), Name of Committees for 10th Parliament (Bangla), Name of Committees for 9th Parliament (Bangla), Name of Committees for 9th Parliament (English), Committee Formation Order for 10th Parliament, Parliament related act, Orders, rules etc, List of 11th Parliament Members Party Wise (Bangla), List of 10th Parliament Members Party Wise (Bangla), List of 9th Parliament Members Party Wise (Bangla), Inter Parliamentary Affairs and Security Wing, Broadcasting and Information Technology Wing, Strategic Plan for Parliament Secretariat, Women's Political Leadership Report on South Asian Regional Conference, International Meeting of Parliamentarians on Climate Change. Six bills were passed as well as three other bills were placed in the House and sent to the respective parliamentary committees during the session held maintaining health codes properly due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said the Speaker. }else{ The huge blaze broke out overnight at the port of Ancona. On election day, the country’s telecoms regulator ordered mobile operators to close high-speed mobile internet until after polls had shut, and the private Jamuna TV said it had been taken off air with no explanation. The session received 661 questions for different ministers with the ministers answering 182 during the session that began on Sunday, September 6. Ten people killed in clashes after prime minister’s opponents allegedly jailed, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Dozens of people who said they were opposition supporters complained of intimidation and threats, and being forced to vote in front of ruling party men inside polling booths. Awami League conceded as many as 46 out of 300 parliamentary constituencies to Jatiya Party (JP). Supporters claim the charges were politically motivated. The 11th National Parliamentary Election was held on 30 December 2018. The unicameral Jatiyo Sangshad, meaning national parliament, has 350 members of which 300 members are directly elected through a national election for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies while 50 memberships are reserved for the women who are selected by the ruling party or coalition. All Rights Reserved. Omnion Cultural fights for the independence of Catalonia, The Moria refugee camp, two days after Greece's biggest migrant camp, was destroyed by fire.