Suu Kyi’s party claims victory in Myanmar polls

Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy claimed Monday it had won a clear parliamentary majority and would retain power, even though the state election body has named just a few of the winners in Sunday’s elections. Continue Reading

Britain Parliament accepts Prime Minister’s deal

Britain’s freshly-elected parliament prepared on to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with the European Union.
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Modi calls citizenship protests ‘deeply distressing’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed violent protests across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act as “unfortunate and deeply distressing”, and appealed to people to stay away from rumour-mongering and not let “vested interests” divide the society. Continue Reading

BJP accuses Chidambaram of violating bail condition

The BJP today accused Congress leader P Chidambaram of violating bail conditions by claiming to have a very clear record as a Minister, and said the case against him was essentially about corruption he was allegedly involved in as the Finance Minister.
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FIR against man for giving triple talaq to wife; first in Tamilnadu

The Central law against instant divorce has been invoked for the first time in Tamilnadu yesterday against a man for allegedly pronouncing triple talaq, police said. Continue Reading

Far from the madding House

Parliament’s summer session evaporated in the Lokpal heat. The monsoon session was washed away in the FDI flood. The winter session almost stands frozen on the same count now. Obviously, any thaw will only lead to the next stalemate. Indeed, seasons may change but MPs cutting across parties remain unanimous and steadfast in their resolve to keep Parli in permanent coma. Continue Reading