Council of States


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Council of States

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another name for Rajya Sabha
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The final decision in this matter, which gave some property to the Commune, in the possession of which we were confirmed by the Council of State, made me a person of great importance in the canton.
Even among the zealous patrons of a council of state the most irreconcilable variance is discovered concerning the mode in which it ought to be constituted.
Two days afterward these same magistrates appeared before the cardinal and their spokesman addressed Mazarin with so much fearlessness and determination that the minister was astounded and sent the deputation away with the same answer as it had received from the Duke of Orleans -- that he would see what could be done; and in accordance with that intention a council of state was assembled and the superintendent of finance was summoned.
The nobles, whose power had become exorbitant during the reign of Stephen, and whom the prudence of Henry the Second had scarce reduced to some degree of subjection to the crown, had now resumed their ancient license in its utmost extent; despising the feeble interference of the English Council of State, fortifying their castles, increasing the number of their dependants, reducing all around them to a state of vassalage, and striving by every means in their power, to place themselves each at the head of such forces as might enable him to make a figure in the national convulsions which appeared to be impending.
Summary: Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 24 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) in a press note on Tuesday said it has decided to hold a bye-election to the Council of States from Rajasthan to fill the vacancy after the resignation of sitting member, M.
Khartoum, April 24 (SUNA) - The Council of States Monday approved unanimously the bill of the Constitution of Sudan for the year 2005 - amendments for the year 2017, the freedoms supplement, in the final reading phase.
President Kiir, according to several officials in his office, appended his signature approving the resolution of the council of states on list of the proposed counties of the 28 states.
Muscat: On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers on Monday received Filippo Lombardi, President of the Swiss Council of States who conveyed the greetings and best wishes of the Swiss leadership to His Majesty the Sultan, his government and the Omani people.
Yahya bin Mahfoud al-Manthri, Chairman of the State Council received in his office here today Filippo Lombardi, President of the Swiss Council of States and his accompanying delegation, who is visiting the Sultanate as per an invitation from the State Council.
in the Republican Palace the congratulations on Eid Al-Fitr from the First Vice - President of the Republic, the Vice - President, the Speaker of the National Assembly, the Chairman of the Council of States, the Chief Justice, the Chairman of the Constitutional Court, the Chairman of Darfur Regional Authority, the Assistant of the President of the Republic.
April 8, 2016 (JUBA) -- South Sudan government and members of the Council of States have recommended that each of the 28 new states shall comprise of only eight counties.
Muscat, Oct 28 (ONA) Ahmed bin Nasser al-Meherzi, Minister of Tourism received in his office here today Filippo Lombardi, President of the Swiss Council of States and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Sultanate.

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