Political crisis

Governor can’t precipitate govt fall, observes SC on Maharashtra crisis

The top court asserted that a governor of a state cannot lend his office to effectuate a particular result while hearing on the events that unfolded during the 2022 Maharashtra political crisis.

published on : 16th March 2023

Maharashtra issue falls within politics, judiciary cannot be asked to adjudicate: Shinde faction tells SC

An advocate who appeared for the Shinde faction argued that there is an artificial distinction sought to be created between the legislative party and the original political party.

published on : 2nd March 2023

Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan appears before court, avoids arrest

During the hearing, Imran said he respected courts and added his doctors had advised him against walking due to his leg injury.

published on : 21st February 2023

Tensions rise as thousands of protesters expected in Peru capital

The South American country has been rocked by more than a month of protests, mostly in the southern and eastern areas, since the ouster and arrest of ex-President Pedro Castillo.

published on : 19th January 2023

Genocide probe against Peru president

The nation is convulsing under waves of protests by followers of deposed president Pedro Castillo demanding to snap national polls.

published on : 16th January 2023

Maharashtra political crisis: Supreme Court to commence hearing pleas on February 14

"We will keep it for hearing on February 14," the CJI said. Sibal, while seeking reference of matters to a seven-judge bench, had sought re-look at an earlier apex court judgement.

published on : 10th January 2023

US political crisis deepens as McCarthy loses fourth vote for House speaker

The Californian Republican was defeated a fourth time Wednesday by the small but emboldened faction of around 20 right-wingers.

published on : 5th January 2023

Dark clouds of global economic uncertainties may cast shadow on India's exports in 2023

All the global trade-promoting factors like political stability, movement of goods, adequate availability of containers and shipping lines, demand, and smooth banking systems are in disarray.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Gehlot-Pilot tussle: Won't shy away from taking 'tough decisions', says Congress

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said the party will decide on a solution which will strengthen its organisation.

published on : 27th November 2022

Shehbaz Sharif accuses Imran Khan of ruining Pakistan through agitation

Shehbaz, who is on a visit to the UK said that defeat is for those who are participating in the long march, reported Geo News.

published on : 11th November 2022

Pakistan: Imran Khan's party resumes stalled long march

The march, demanding fresh general elections, was suspended following the attack on Imran Khan on November 3. He will join the long march in Rawalpindi when it reaches there in 10 to 14 days.

published on : 10th November 2022

UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman under fire over migrant 'invasion' claim

The controversial Home Secretary drew criticism for calling refugees seeking asylum as "migrant invasion" and claiming illegal migration to the UK was "out of control." 

published on : 1st November 2022

Truss quits, but UK's political and economic turmoil persist

Financial markets breathed a sigh of relief, but now a divided ruling party must quickly find a leader who can unify its warring factions. 

published on : 23rd October 2022

EXPLAINER: Why the British public is not choosing its leader

While the Conservative Party scrambles for a third PM since 2019, the Labour Party demands general elections. Constitutionally, no general election is required in Britain for two more years.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Priti Patel backs former boss Boris Johnson to return as new UK PM

Johnson himself resigned six weeks ago after a series of scandals and mass resignations among his ministers but is still considered popular among many Tory MPs and the wider party membership.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Who could become UK's new PM?

The race to No 10 Downing street could see a three-way contest with the nomination for the Conservative Party's new leader set to close on Monday.

published on : 21st October 2022

Boris Johnson eyes comeback bid as UK Tories pick new leader

Johnson, who remained a lawmaker after stepping down as prime minister, has not said whether he will run, but his allies in Parliament are working to gather support.

published on : 21st October 2022

Braving rockets, Iraq MPs elect Abdul Rashid as President who named PM after year of deadlock

When Sudani was first proposed in July, the move sparked mass protests by Sadr's followers, who breached the Green Zone and stormed parliament.

published on : 14th October 2022

'Unusual that MLAs get agitated over new CM suggestion': Rajasthan CM Gehlot takes a dig at Pilot 

“Observer is a very big post, he comes as a representative of high command. So observers should also work according to the dignity and aura of high command," Gehlot said. 

published on : 2nd October 2022

Pro-Gehlot camp's 'strict no' for Pilot as CM rejected by Congress; Kamal Nath likely to step in to defuse Raj crisis

Before leaving for the national capital, Maken and Mallikarjun Kharge told the media that demands of Gehlot camp had to be turned down due to conflicts of interests.

published on : 26th September 2022
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