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Uzbekistan, India’s key Eurasian partner, holds landmark parliamentary polls

Five political parties are participating in the parliamentary elections and they will compete to win seats in the 150-seat Legislative Assembly – the lower chamber of the Uzbek parliament, which consists of the Senate and the Legislative Assembly.

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  • North Tripura district police chief Bhanupada Chakraborty said that acting on an intelligence input, the police arrested the militants -- Phanijoy Reang, Samprai Debbarma and Kanti Marak, from Panisagar and Dharmanagar railway stations on Wednesday night. The police also seized one 9 mm pistol, huge live cartridges and many incriminating documents.

    The 55-year-old was driven to Buckingham Palace for his audience with Queen Elizabeth II for the formal government formation protocol as the final results tally handed him a solid 80-seat majority - the party's largest since 1987 under Margaret Thatcher.

    Indian-origin candidates across both the ruling Conservative and Opposition Labour parties registered equally strong results of seven wins each in the UK's General Election on Thursday, with around a dozen MPs retaining their seats alongside some new faces, taking their number in the UK's lower house up to 15.

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn were among the first to cast their ballots in London in an election that offers the electorate a stark choice between the Conservatives' pledge to leave the European Union (EU) on a signed withdrawal agreement.

    The national election in Britain Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party does not fare well with voters. Johnson called the early election in hopes of gaining lawmakers to support his Brexit policy.

    According to it Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan won 43 seats (34%), National Revival Party – 35 seats (27%), ‘Adolat’ (Justice) Social Democratic Party – 21 seats (16%), People’s Democratic Party – 18 seats (14%), Ecological Party – 11 seats (9%).

    Channel 4 said their one-hour live debate was for party leaders only but Prime Minister Boris Johnson declined to take part. Therefore the channel replaced UK PM Boris Johnson with a melting ice sculpture of planet Earth with his party's logo on after the PM refused to participate.

    The “justification” was described as a dangerous precedent for internet freedom in India by activists, considering that China has been repeatedly criticised by digital activists for censoring people’s voices online.

    The 65-year-old is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been in office since 2005. Abe's grip on power remains firm as he passes the landmark, with his tenure likely to last until at least September 2021 and no clear successor yet on the horizon.

    The Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist), Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist)-Liberation, All India Forward Bloc and the Revolutionary Socialist Party, in a joint statement, alleged that the bill was completely violative of the Constitution and aimed at destroying the secular democratic foundations of India.

    Anand Sharma also asked the government why was it in a hurry in bringing the legislation. "Jaldbaaziu kyun (Why are you in a hurry)? You should have referred it to a standing committee of Parliament and introduced it in the next session," he said after Union Home Minister Amit Shah tabled the bill in the House.

    Wang, just 27 years old, claimed to have had a hand in the kidnappings of the Causeway Bay booksellers in Hong Kong, infiltrating Hong Kong student organizations, and conducting information operations in Taiwan. These were impressive scalps for one of such a tender age in the intelligence community. Indeed, he asserted he was the "boss" of a cyber army in Taiwan.

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