Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Politics

Respekt: Babiš plunges Czech politics into chaos, challenges rules

ČTK |
6 Mar 2018

The until recently widely accepted facts that the Czech Republic is closely connected with West Europe and that the totalitarian Communist Party is unacceptable, have been challenged due to PM Andrej Babiš (ANO), Erik Tabery wrote in Respekt.

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Babiš remains most popular of party leaders

ČTK |
6 Mar 2018

Prime Minister Andrej Babis (ANO) continues to be the clearly most popular of the heads of the nine parties in the Czech Chamber of Deputies, despite a continuing decline in his popularity, according to a February public opinion poll the STEM agency released on Monday.

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Young Social Democrats complain about Babiš's blacklisting

ČTK |
6 Mar 2018

Czech Young Social Democrats (MSD) filed a complaint about Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) over a list of the Social Democrats working in the civil service with the Office for the Protection of Personal Data (ÚOOÚ) on Monday.

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ANO to discuss Babiš's proposal to sack Ondráček

ČTK |
6 Mar 2018

The ANO MPs will talk about the proposal to sack Communist (KSCM) deputy Zdenek Ondracek as head of the lower house commission for the General Inspection of Security Corps (GIBS) on Tuesday, ANO leader Andrej Babis told journalists on Monday.

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ODS to propose Communist's dismissal as Chamber commission head

ČTK |
6 Mar 2018

The Civic Democrat (ODS) deputy group will propose on Tuesday that Communist (KSCM) MP Zdenek Ondracek be sacked as head of the Czech Chamber of Deputies' commission supervising the General Inspection of Security Corps (GIBS), ODS chairman Petr Fiala said at a demonstration in Brno on Monday.

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Petition against Communist in senior parliamentary post launched

ČTK |
6 Mar 2018

A petition was started for the election of a new chairman of the lower house commission for the General Inspection of Security Corps (GIBS), instead of Czech Communist (KSCM) deputy Zdenek Ondracek, in Prague on Monday.

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Former PM against Social Democrats in ANO government

ČTK |
5 Mar 2018

Former Czech Social Democrat (CSSD) leader and prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka is considered the biggest troublemaker in the party's deputy group as he is against the Social Democrats forming a coalition with Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANO, the daily Pravo wrote on Friday.

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Právo: Babiš to ask for confidence vote only if sure of success

ČTK |
5 Mar 2018

Czech ANO leader Andrej Babis, who is conducting government-forming negotiations, will ask the Chamber of Deputies to take a vote of confidence in his new cabinet only if it is sure of success, he says in daily Pravo on Saturday, adding that his second attempt to win confidence would be no random try.

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ČSSD for tougher conditions of referendum, must not decide on EU

ČTK |
5 Mar 2018

The Social Democrats have submitted their own bill on general referendum, which does not enable it to be held on issues such as Czexit and which sets tough conditions for provoking a referendum, unlike a bill proposed by the anti-EU Freedom and Direct Democracy.

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People in 11 towns to protest against Ondráček's election

ČTK |
5 Mar 2018

Protests against the election of Communist (KSCM) MP Zdenek Ondracek as head of the lower house commission for the supervision of the General Inspection of Security Corps (GIBS) will take place in 11 Czech towns on Monday evening, Lucie Kohoutova told CTK on Sunday.

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