Elections normally take place every five years in Britain, but Brexit has proved such a nightmare to deliver that it’s already toppled two prime ministers. Conservative PM David Cameron, who wanted Britain to remain in the European Union, resigned in June 2016 following the shock referendum result. His replacement, Theresa May, then stepped down in May this year after failing several times to pass an agreement on how the UK should leave the bloc. MORE: Why is Britian having another general election? Now her replacement Boris Johnson, who also failed to get a deal through parliament before the October 31 deadline, has called an early election in the hope of winning more seats, breaking the deadlock and “getting Brexit done”. Polls say the yellow-haired leader is in for a big win against Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, but past election results show anything could happen. So here’s what you need to know about him and the other major party leaders battling for … [Read more...] about UK election: Who are the political party leaders challenging Boris Johnson?
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North East Election Results 2018: The BJP paved its way for a landslide victory in Tripura while in Nagaland, NDPP got 16 seats while BJP got 11 seats. In Meghalaya, the Congress saw a neck-and-neck battle with the NPP (National People's Party). This decision is taken after a serious consideration of the current verdict of the just-declared results of the conducted general election to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly & also to safeguard the interest of the National Democratic Alliance in Delhi: JD(U) Nagaland Janata Dal (United) Nagaland has decided to support the BJP in the formation of a stable govt in Nagaland: JD(U) Nagaland The Left spread fear among people but people of Tripura have taught them a lesson with a strong mandate for the BJP: PM There was no celebrity used in this election, this victory has been achieved with limited resources: PM I do not have the figures but I think the elected team in Tripura is the youngest ever team. Some of them were even scared that … [Read more...] about North East Election Results: Saffron party BJP gets massive surge in vote share
Russian Parliament became only foreign parliament so far to open exhibition on the occasion of 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The exposition contains fragments of the correspondence of two great thinkers - Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy. The exhibition was supported by the Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, who paid an official visit to Delhi last December On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, the Embassy of the Republic of India in the Russian Federation, the Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Center at the Embassy of India in Moscow and the Mahatma Gandhi Digital Museum, together with the Committee on Foreign Affairs, organized an exhibition in the State Duma on the friendship and mutual influence of Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy on the creativity and philosophy of each other. The exposition contains fragments of the correspondence of two great thinkers. The exchange of books and letters lasted less than a year, but it was important. Mahatma … [Read more...] about Russian Duma: Only foreign parliament to open exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi
New Delhi: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti questioned the Centre over European Union (EU) delegation's visit to Kashmir on Tuesday and asked if the EU MP's are allowed to visit the state, why wasn't Congress leader Rahul Gandhi allowed to do so. Mufti's statements were posted on her official Twitter account, being managed by her daughter Iltija as the former CM is under house arrest since the abrogation of Article 370 in J&K. "If scrapping Article 370 integrated J&K into India, why is Shri Rahul Gandhi barred from visiting Kashmir? Instead, a group of far right & fascist leanings EU MPs is allowed by GOI. Your ticket to Kashmir is possible only if you're a fascist with a visceral hatred for Muslims," read one of her tweets. If scrapping Article 370 integrated J&K into India, why is Shri Rahul Gandhi barred from visiting Kashmir? Instead, a group of far right & fascist leanings EU MPs … [Read more...] about ‘Why was Rahul Gandhi not allowed to visit J&K,’ asks Mehbooba Mufti ahead of EU delegation’s Kashmir tour
Email By Europe bureau chief Samantha Hawley Updated November 22, 2018 23:52:21 Photo: Sean Hillen documented a troubled time that the Northern Irish thought would never end. (ABC News: Lincoln Rothall) Related Story: The Brexit mess could spell the end for a no longer 'United' Kingdom Related Story: The Irish border issue that could see the UK crash out of the European Union Map: Ireland For photographer Sean Hillen, life growing up on a Northern Irish housing estate was "nasty, brutal and short". Key points:Brexit has the communities along the 499-kilometre Irish border spooked about a return of conflict and custom checkpointsMrs May is pushing ahead with the draft Brexit plan despite Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which is part of her coalition, saying it can't support the planA Border Communities Against Brexit member says DUP decision not to back the draft deal is one of "self-mutilation" and a "betrayal" His father called each day a "shooting … [Read more...] about Brexit: People of Northern Ireland fear return to dark times if no-deal divorce becomes reality