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

...
Read more...

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

  • Published in World
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

Read more...

Jud's Win In Pak Polls Will Be A Big Reason To Worry: Defence Expert

Jud's Win In Pak Polls Will Be A Big Reason To Worry: Defence Expert
Jud's Win In Pak Polls Will Be A Big Reason To Worry: Defence Expert

New Delhi: Defence Expert P.K. Sehgal on Tuesday said that if a party helmed by dreaded terrorist Hafiz Muhammad Saeed does well in Pakistan elections then it will be a big reason of worry for India and other neighbouring countries.

"Pakistani people cannot be so foolish as to elect such a man. But if he does well in the elections and emerges as a

Read more...

New Dutch cabinet-in-the-making not popular with voters

New Dutch cabinet-in-the-making not popular with votersThe formation party leaders meet with chief negotiator Gerrit Zalm. Photo: Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal

The planned coalition between the right-wing VVD, the liberal democratic party D66, the conservative Christian Democrats and minor Christian party CU is not a popular combination with voters, according to an Ipsos poll for broadcaster NOS.

Just

...
Read more...
Subscribe to this RSS feed