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Rasi: Matovic Has Employment Contract, He Can’t Skip Work

Bratislava, May 19 (TASR) – Opposition OLaNO-NOVA leader Igor Matovic's decision not to attend parliamentary sessions over alleged death threats he received on the...

MPs Take Their Children to Parliament to Support Working Parents

Bratislava, May 18 (TASR) - Some MPs from the Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) party, OLaNO-NOVA, We Are Family and the coalition Slovak National Party...

Danko: Elections, Not Revolutions, Serve to Replace Governments

Initiatives aimed at inciting disputes and strong sentiments and thus, ultimately, at cutting the term of a government short prematurely aren't specifically Slovak initiatives, but in democratic countries such actions result in no benefits, said Parliamentary Chairman and Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Andrej Danko on a TABLET.TV discussion show on Wednesday.

Fico: You’ll Never Make Me Say There Was a Black Hole Here before 1989

Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) will never let himself be forced into calling the period before 1989 a black hole, he said during Question Time in Parliament on Thursday, adding that the violation of human rights was a big mistake, but people were creating a lot of value.

Danko: I Publicly Declare that I Didn’t Order anyone to Open and Read Letters

Bratislava, May 4 (TASR) - Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS) on Thursday publicly declared that he has never ordered the Parliament Office...

Danko Not to Face No-Confidence Vote; House Fails to Adopt Session Agenda

Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS) won't face an Opposition-initiated attempt to oust him, as only 54 MPs out of the 131 present in the House voted for the agenda of the extraordinary session on Thursday.

Danko: Slovaks Should Demand Slovak Trains, Not Regiojet’s

Slovaks shouldn't be happy about 20-year-old repainted trains imported from Italy by private transport company RegioJet, but should be proud of and demand Slovak trains, said leader of the governing coalition Slovak National Party (SNS) and Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko on TA3's programme 'V politike' (In Politics) on Sunday.

Rasi Calls on LSNS MPs Not to Misuse Immunity for Spreading Xenophobia

MPs for Kotleba-People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS) are misusing their parliamentary immunity to spread their xenophobic opinions and that's why we should consider curbing their immunity, parliamentary mandate and immunity committee chairman Richard Rasi (Smer-SD) said in the House on Thursday.

Parliament Amends Constitution in Order to Scrap Meciar Amnesties

Bratislava, March 30 (TASR) - Parliament will receive powers to revoke presidential pardons and amnesties if they are in discrepancy with the principles of the democratic rule of law, as the House on Thursday approved a coalition-sponsored amendment aimed at scrapping the amnesties of Vladimir Meciar with 124 votes.

Parliament Extends List of Holidays with Sales Ban to 15.5 Days

Bratislava, March 28 (TASR) - Shops in Slovakia are set to be closed on several public holidays in addition to the current three-and-a-half days,...

Parliament OKs Changes of State Border between Slovakia and Hungary

The state border line between Slovakia and Hungary will be adjusted due to some planned water management projects on the Ipel River, according to a proposal approved by Parliament with 142 votes on Thursday.

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.

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.

TASR Ended 2016 with Surplus of Over €136,000

The News Agency of the Slovak Republic (TASR) ended 2016 with a surplus of €136,512, as its revenues of €5,278,253 topped the agency's expenditures of €5,141,741, according to a report on TASR's activities in the second half of 2016 that the agency's general director Jaroslav Reznik presented to members of Parliament's media committee on Thursday.

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...

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...

EU Parliamentary Chairs to Meet in Bratislava in April

Bratislava, February 21 (TASR) - The European heads of parliaments will meet again in Bratislava between April 22-23 in order to exchange information on...

Robert Fico Survives No-confidence Vote

Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) will retain his post, as the Opposition failed to oust him over the energy price scandal on Thursday.

Fico: Purpose of Extraordinary Session to Stir Up Conflict and Fuel Apathy

The purpose of the ongoing extraordinary parliamentary session is to stir up conflict and to fuel public apathy towards standard political parties, said Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) on Thursday in a speech at the session, in which he faces an Opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion relating to the energy price scandal.

Danko: Matovic Single-handedly Stymied Session, May Be Disciplined

OLaNO-NOVA party leader Igor Matovic single-handedly stymied an extraordinary parliamentary session debating a no-confidence motion in Prime Minister and Smer-SD chairman Robert Fico, and this may come with a fine, Parliamentary Chairman and Slovak National Party (SNS) leader Andrej Danko told a press conference on Tuesday.