View: India's Modi is losing his political mojo
For the first time in years, the government of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is playing defense.
Uzbekistan, India’s key Eurasian partner, holds landmark parliamentary polls
Five political parties are participating in the parliamentary el...
Uzbekistan votes for first elections under President Mirziyoyev
Five political parties registered are for the elections: National Revival Par...
Three militants of banned outfit held in Tripura
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.
Boris Johnson calls for closure on Brexit in first speech after landslide poll win
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.
15 Indian-origin MPs register strong result in UK election
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.
Voters turn out for historic General Election to decide UK's Brexit fate
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.
How UK's election will affect Brexit
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.
Resource rich Uzbekistan elects variety of parties in pro-reform elections
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%).
China cites India to justify Internet curbs
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.
Canada's Justin Trudeau calls general election on October 21
The 47-year-old Justin Trudeau visited Governor General Julie Payette, Canada's acting head of state, on Wednesday morning to formally launch the campaign.
Boris Johnson replaced by melting ice on UK TV climate debate
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.
2,887 days: Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving premier
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.
Canada's Trudeau names new Cabinet; Freeland is deputy PM
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the newly appointed Liberal cabinet ministers in the swearing-in ceremony held in Ottawa on Wednesday. Trudeau has named Chrystia Freeland as Canada's deputy prime minister and intergovernmental affairs minister.
Left parties to organise joint nationwide protest against Citizenship Bill on Dec 19
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.
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