TIS Wants to Raise Generation of Civil Servants Resistant to Corruption

Bratislava, March 28 (TASR) - A professional state administration resistant to corruption won't be created by constantly inciting fear among the people who point out acts of corruption in the state institutions, stated representatives...

Hlina: LSNS Must No Longer Be Treated with Kid Gloves

Slovakia should stop condoning the policies of the far-right LSNS party and its leader Marian Kotleba, as the party is not to be treated with kid gloves, Christian Democrats (KDH) chairman Alojz Hlina told a press conference on Thursday.

Police Press Charges of Tax Evasion against Ladislav B.

Bratislava, March 21 (TASR) – An investigator of the National Crime Agency (NAKA) has pressed charges of tax and insurance premium evasion against a businessman referred to only as Ladislav B., Police Corps spokesman...

MPs Ask Kalinak to Detail Kiska’s Use of Government Aircraft

Interior Minister Robert Kalinak (Smer-SD) has been requested to inform Parliament concerning the use of the ministry's aircraft by senior state officials, TASR learnt on Tuesday.

Amnesty Talks Suspended by Week; Opposition Has Five Conditions

Bratislava, March 21 (TASR) - Talks concerning the coalition-sponsored proposal for revoking the so-called Vladimir Meciar amnesties will be suspended by one week, and the House will begin discussing them again next Tuesday (March...

Petition Calling for Scrapping of Meciar Amnesties Delivered to House

As many as 76,831 people have supported the call to abrogate the so-called Meciar amnesties via an online petition (www.somza.to) launched two weeks ago and delivered to Parliament by NGO VIA IURIS along with students on Tuesday.

LSNS to Support Bills Aimed at Scrapping Meciar Amnesties

Bratislava, March 20 (TASR) - The far-right People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS) will lend its support to the coalition-sponsored legislative proposal to revoke Vladimir Meciar's amnesties and the presidential pardon granted by Michal Kovac to his own son, TASR learnt on Monday.

SaS Elects Three New Members of Republic Council

Levoca, March 18 (TASR) - The Opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party elected new members of the Republic Council as well as new representatives of its supervisory and arbitration committee at its party congress...

Poll: Smer Remains in Lead on 28 percent, SaS and SNS Follow

Had a general election taken place in the middle of March, it would have been won by the Smer-SD party on 28 percent of votes, TASR learnt from a poll by AKO agency, which released the results on Friday.

Cabinet Okays Constitutional Bill to Scrap Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 15 (TASR) - An amendment to the Slovak Constitution and a constitutional proposal to revoke the so-called Vladimir Meciar's amnesties garnered the support of the Government on Wednesday, which also passed proposals for them to be deliberated by Parliament via a fast-tracked procedure.

Coalition Unveils Solution for Revoking Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 15 (TASR) - A legislative proposal to revoke Vladimir Meciar's amnesties in a constitutional fashion has seen the light of day, the chairmen of the three coalition parties - Smer-SD, Slovak National Party (SNS) and Most-Hid - said at a press conference on Wednesday.

Coalition to Unveil its Solution for Scrapping Meciar’s Amnesties

Bratislava, March 13 (TASR) - The coalition will submit its own constitutional solution to revoke Vladimir Meciar's amnesties at the Government session slated for Wednesday (March 15), Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) said after the Coalition Council session on Monday.

Coalition Urges Kiska to Appoint Constitutional Judges Promptly

Bratislava, March 13 (TASR) - President Andrej Kiska has grossly violated the Constitution by failing to respect the Constitutional Court's opinion, and based on the recommendations of the Venice Commission he has no right...

Hlina: KDH Has Crème de la Crème in House for Governor in Presov

Zvolen, March 11 (TASR) - The extra-parliamentary Christian Democrats (KDH) are ready to cooperate in the November regional elections with parties from the parliamentary Opposition, KDH chairman Alojz Hlina said at a press conference...

Median Poll: Smer-SD on Top, Ahead of SaS and SNS

Bratislava, March 10 (TASR) - If a general election had taken place in late January and in February, it would have been won by the senior governing party Smer-SD on 27 percent, ahead of...

Kollar Questioned by Police over Communications With Underage Girl

Bratislava, March 9 (TASR) - We Are Family party leader Boris Kollar spent more than four hours on Thursday being questioned by the police regarding his communications with an underage resident of the Clean...

Matovic and Mihal Fined for Absence in Parliament

Bratislava, March 9 (TASR) - Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (SNS) has decided that MPs Igor Matovic (OLaNO-NOVA) and Jozef Mihal (Independent) will both be stripped of half their monthly salary and the lump sum...

Kollar Denies Immoral Behaviour, Points to Campaign to Discredit Him

Accusations of immoral behaviour regarding a 15-year-old drug addict resident of the Clean Day resocialisation centre in Galanta (Trnava region) are nothing but a campaign to discredit me, Opposition We Are Family party leader Boris Kollar told a news conference held in Parliament on Wednesday.

OLaNO Calls on Opposition MP Accused of Immoral Behavior to Come Clean

Bratislava, March 8 (TASR) - The Opposition MP of undisclosed identity who has been accused of immoral behaviour towards a 15-year-old drug addict and client of the Clean Day resocialisation centre should come forward and give up his mandate, according to a call by OLaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovic.

Fico Rings Kocan, Calls VsZP Recovery Plan “Bosh”

Bratislava, March 7 (TASR) - Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) on Tuesday published on Facebook a recording of his phone call with director of state-run health insurer Vseobecna zdravotna poistovna (VsZP) Miroslav Kocan in...