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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.
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,...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bratislava, March 10 (TASR) - If a general election had taken place in late January and in February, it would have been won by...
Bratislava, March 9 (TASR) - Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (SNS) has decided that MPs Igor Matovic (OLaNO-NOVA) and Jozef Mihal (Independent) will both be...
Bratislava, February 21 (TASR) - The European heads of parliaments will meet again in Bratislava between April 22-23 in order to exchange information on...
Prime Minister Robert Fico (Smer-SD) will retain his post, as the Opposition failed to oust him over the energy price scandal on Thursday.
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.
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.
Bratislava, February 14 (TASR) - The extraordinary parliamentary session with the no-confidence motion in Prime Minister Robert Fico on the agenda was interrupted shortly...
Labour, Social Affairs and the Family Minister Jan Richter (Smer-SD) told Parliament on Thursday that if he were to face a no-confidence motion over the issue of the Clean Day resocialisation facility, he would put up a successful defence.
Bratislava, February 8 (TASR) - Maria Patakyova was elected as the new ombudswoman in a secret ballot in Parliament on Wednesday. The governing coalition candidate,...
Parliamentary Chairman and leader of the Slovak National Party (SNS) Andrej Danko has acted in contravention of the Conflict of Interests Act by failing to include 'claims against a third party' in his property disclosure for 2015, TASR learnt on Tuesday.
Jozef Holjencik, the director of the Office for the Regulation of Network Industries (URSO), should render an account in the House for what he's done, Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS) told a news conference held on Parliament's premises on Tuesday.
MPs representing the far-right Kotleba-People's Party Our Slovakia (LSNS) were ordered out of the parliamentary chamber on Tuesday for wearing insignia promoting their political party, TASR learnt on the same day.
Contrary to an initiative by MP Miroslav Beblavy (Independent), Parliament's foreign affairs committee declined to conclude on Thursday that funds were frittered away in the organisation of events connected to Slovakia's Presidency of the Council of the EU in the second half of 2016, TASR learnt on the same day.
Parliamentary caucuses will get €35 monthly per member, just as they did in 2016, Parliamentary Chairman Andrej Danko (Slovak National Party/SNS) decided on Monday.