Martin Helme offended by Sirp
In social media, EKRE deputy chairman Martin Helme expressed indignation regarding a picture published by Sirp and went on to talk about the subject in Rigikogu big hall session.
11.05.2016, Andres EinmannPM
Coalition divorcing over partnership?
By yesterday, seven IRL parliamentarians were poised to vote for registered partnership act implementation provisions to pass. Nevertheless, in their struggle for points scored in eyes of electorate the parties managed to get entangled in a fresh mess.
29.01.2016, Tuuli KochPM
Editorial: power struggle under gay couples cover
Turns out, they may actually split the government, and that formally because of the registered partnership act implementation provisions. In the tussle, good will by soc dems is just nowhere to be seen. And the other two seem to be lacking any trace of trust.
Editorial: the Mt Power mess
Looks like quite a mess this week in Riigikogu as Registered Partnership Act implementation provisions are again to be tackled. Would be fun to watch if it were not such a spectacle.
President pleads with government to quit the hassle
Last night, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves called the three heads of governmental parties to his castle. «You have three years to go. Don't take this as an inevitability, but as an opportunity to make Estonia better,» lectured the head of state.
13.01.2016, Dagne MihkelsPM
IRL's Tsahkna: Fatherland forever
The fresh head of IRL, Margus Tsahkna thinks this past year featured an overdose of political games. He was especially annoyed by the testing of options for creation of new government under cover of opening the coalition treaty in summer.
30.12.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Soc Dems keep gambling on Registered Partnership Act
Inability of coalition to agree about an outwardly easy personnel issue has singled out Soc Dems as the partner proposing peculiar solutions from exiting the government to early elections.
16.12.2015, Tuuli KochPM
Discussion of civil partnership implementing bill to continue in parlt next year
The second and third reading of the bill of implementing provisions of the Registered Partnership Act which received more than 300 amendment proposals from the opposition will not take place this year in the Estonian parliament and therefore the civil partnership law will take effect of Jan. 1 without implementing provisions.
10.12.2015, News.postimees.ee / BNSPM
Rõivas returns from China to resolve conflict
IRL vs Soc Dems clash plays trumps into Reform hands regarding desirable EU post.
27.11.2015, Joosep VärkPM
Editorial: Registered Partnership Act – the battle is on
Postimees stands for same sex couples to get needed legal protection for their partnership. Option to register same sex partnership robs no family of anything.
Registered Partnership Act implementing provisions narrowly clear 1st hurdle
By a one-vote margin, the Estonian parliament on Wednesday completed the first reading of the bill of implementing provisions of the Registered Partnership Act.