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MSM threatens to resign from National Assembly

Mouvement Socialiste Militant (MSM) leader Pravind Jugnauth said that he would ask his MPs to resign from the National Assembly in protest of the new Local Government Bill. He made the announcement during his press conference at Sun Trust Building on Saturday, December 10. “I was waiting for a revolutionary law from minister Hervé Aimée [...]

12 Dec 2011, The Independent Daily

Important things youngsters need to know about the Budget 2012

Contrary to the traditional media, I will use a different approach to write about some main highlights about the 2012 budget presented this evening. Because my main blog audience remains YOU, the young generation!

04 Nov 2011, Yashvin, pages of my life

Rs 30-m project to relocate hawkers

Street hawkers operating at Monneron Street, opposite the LIC Building which houses the headquarters of the Indian High Commissioner, will be relocated soon. In a few months, they will be shifted to a brand new building behing the Mauritius Post and Cooperative Bank (MPCB) near the Victoria bus terminal, Port Louis. The Municipality of Port [...]

21 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

World Bank officials to help improve civil services

A delegation comprising five representatives from the World Bank (WB) and the Commonwealth Secretariat is currently in Mauritius for a week. The delegation aims to gather information to assist the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms to formulate a new reform strategy in the public service. On Wednesday, representatives of the delegation met permanent [...]

26 May 2011, The Independent Daily

Press freedom respected in Mauritius, says PM

Freedom of expression in Mauritius is guaranteed by the Constitution and freedom of the press is respected in Mauritius. This was stated by Prime Minister Dr Navin Ramgoolam at the National Assembly on Tuesday. He was replying to a question from MP Joe Lesjongard about the unfavourable reports on Mauritius by two international institutions, namely [...]

18 May 2011, The Independent Daily

PMSD proposes use of Kreol in Parliament

Parti Mauricien Social Démocrate (PMSD) spokesperson Lindsay Morvan wants Kreol language to be introduced in Parliament to allow all MPs to express themselves. “Some members of parliament choose to remain silent as they are not proficient in English and French. As a result they do not ask questions during parliamentary sessions,” he said. Morvan added, [...]

16 May 2011, The Independent Daily

Nos politiciens, ces humoristes, bientot sur votre tv!

Très prochainement, vous pourrez désormais visionner vos acteurs favoris dans les debats parlementaire qui seront diffusés sur le petit écran.

20 Apr 2011, Yashvin, pages of my life

Divorce by mutual consent bill voted without hitch

The Divorce and Judicial Separation Bill was presented by the attorney general Yatin Varma in the National Assembly on March 22 and has been voted without amendment. To recall, divorce by mutual consent existed from 1808 to 1884 in the Civil Code and was removed. It was reintroduced by the Law Reform Commission in December [...]

24 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

MMM takes actions against price hikes

The Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM) will set up a new commission that will propose solutions to the government concerning the increase in the price of several products. This was declared by MMM member of the National Assembly, Reza Uteem, on Monday. “We are aware that the situation on the world stage, with the geopolitical crisis, [...]

01 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily