In Cong's backing for women's bill, BJP sees credit snatching

In Cong's backing for women's bill, BJP sees credit snatching
Government should leverage its majority in Lok Sabha to pass the Women’s Reservation Bill guaranteeing 33% of seats for them in Parliament and state legislatures, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has said.

Writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she pledged Congress’ support for passing the legislation which she described as a “significant step for

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Anti-migrant, anti-Muslim, anti-Merkel: Germany's AfD

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Anti-migrant, anti-Muslim, anti-Merkel: Germany's AfD

The Alternative for Germany (AfD), which rails against immigration and Islam, is set to become the country's first hard-right nationalist party to clear the five-percent hurdle and enter parliament in the post-war era.

Close to France's National Front and the UK Independence Party, the AfD is an anti-establishment party that harnesses xenophobia

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Pomp and ceremony in The Hague as the non-budget is presented

Pomp and ceremony in The Hague as the non-budget is presented As royalty fans, security officials and politicians gear up for what is usually the most important event in the political year – the king’s speech and the budget presentations – commentators are quick to point out that little of substance will be announced on Tuesday.

The outgoing cabinet has been forced to come up with a holding budget because

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The 2018 budget: we still have to wait to find out who will win

The 2018 budget: we still have to wait to find out who will winFinance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem heads for parliament with the budget in its briefcase. Photo: Peter Hilz / HH


The king made his traditional speech and the finance minister presented the traditional suitcase to parliament. Gordon Darroch assesses the caretaker government’s spending plans for 2018.

Viewers of the television quiz show Who Wants To

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Speakers call for efforts to strengthen democracy

Speakers call for efforts to strengthen democracy

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians, academicians, human right activists and youth representatives during a dialogue titled Democracy and Conflict Prevention on Saturday urged for collaborative efforts to further strengthen democratic values.

The event was organised by Centre for Civic Education Pakistan at Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) here in

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