political turmoil

'Sikh leader should be face of Punjab': Ambika Soni declines CM post

Soni said a party exercise is underway in Chandigarh, where the AICC general secretary is present along with two observers who are meeting all the MLAs and asking them for their opinion.

published on : 19th September 2021

Nepal PM Oli strengthens grip on power by joining hands with Janata Samajwadi Party

Oli appointed three deputy prime ministers, including two from the Madhesi community, during the reshuffle.

published on : 7th June 2021

Nepal SC begins hearing writ petitions against House dissolution by President Bhandari

A single bench of Chief Justice Cholendra Sumsher Rana is conducting the preliminary hearing on 19 petitions demanding an interim order against the dissolution of the House.

published on : 27th May 2021

Nepal tightens security as Opposition alliance prepares to move court against Parliament dissolution

President Bidya Devi Bhandari dissolved the House of Representatives on Saturday for the second time in five months and announced snap elections in November on the advice of PM Oli.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Light moments amid tense hearing in Supreme Court on Karnataka political turmoil

SC today witnessed some lighter moments during the over one-hour-long tense, high-voltage hearing on Karnataka's political crisis which made the jam-packed court room burst into peals of laughter.

published on : 18th May 2018

Karnataka political turmoil UPDATES: SC to hear Congress-JDS' plea challenging appointment of K G Bopaiah as pro tem Speaker on Saturday

SC will hear the plea at 10.30 am; Congress, JD(S) MLAs start from Hyderabad for the crucial floor test at Karnataka Assembly.

published on : 18th May 2018

Indian journalist and another scribe ordered to leave Maldives

The action against the two journalists came as a privately-owned television station in the Maldives went off the air, citing threats during the country's current state of emergency.

published on : 10th February 2018

Don't want Maldives to be another flashpoint, in talks with India: China

China views the Maldives as key to its Maritime Silk Road project in the Indian Ocean as it has already acquired Hambantota port in Sri Lanka and Djibouti in the Horn of Africa.

published on : 9th February 2018

India disturbed by declaration of emergency in Maldives

Reacting strongly to political turmoil in the Maldives, India today said it was disturbed on the declaration of an emergency by the government.

published on : 6th February 2018

Don't go to Maldives until normalcy returns, China tells citizens

China on Monday told its citizens not to visit the Maldives until normalcy returns in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation, which is witnessing political turmoil.  

published on : 5th February 2018