Tag: politics

Egypt parliament votes to extend Sisi presidency

Cairo:Egypt's parliament on Thursday gave preliminary approval to constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in…

Karnataka CM calls for SIT probe into authenticity of audio tape

Bengaluru, Feb 9 (IANS) Calling for an inquiry into the audio tape to ascertain if its voice was that of…

Situation of Kashmir forced me to enter into politics: Shah Faesal

Srinagar: In his first public meeting after quitting the IAS, Shah Faesal on Monday vowed to fight against corruption and…

Shiv Sena hails Priyanka Gandhi’s entry in active politics

Mumbai: Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamna’ on Friday hailed the entry of Priyanka Gandhi in active politics and termed it a…

Rahul Gandhi sought sister’s help: Sumitra Mahajan on Priyanka’s entry into politics

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's entry into politics shows that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi cannot handle politics alone and needs his sister's…

Here’s what Kareena Kapoor Khan says on joining politics

Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan on Monday reacted to the reports claiming that she will contest from Bhopal Parliamentary constituency.…

Over a dozen Bureaucrats eyeing political switch after IAS Faisal

Sri Nagar: With upcoming Lok Sabha Elections just months ahead, urge to have a political switch really seems to have…

2010 IAS topper Shah Faesal resigns to serve Kashmir

Srinagar: IAS officer Shah Faesal the 2010 IAS topper and first Kashmiri to top the Indian Civil Services recently quit…

Prakash Raj to enter politics & contest LS polls

Hyderabad: Noted actor of South Indian film industry Prakash Raj has announced that he would enter politics and contest in…

Iran president’s son-in-law resigns after nepotism claims

Tehran: Iran President Hassan Rouhani's son-in-law resigned on Monday just two days after his appointment as head of Iran's geological…

Gambhir brushes aside talks of joining politics

Pune: Former Indian cricketer, who recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, has brushed aside the reports claiming…

The loss that changed Varun Gandhi’s life and politics

Swati Chaturvedi, Special to Gulf News The loss of his four-month-old daughter Aadya Priyadarshini, who died in his arms in…

Paris in pictures: abandoned barricades and burned cars

France: Parisians and business owners were inspecting the damage on Sunday after a day of rioting at some of the…

Pompeo, Mattis urge Senate to maintain Saudi military support

Washington: Two top officials from President Donald Trump's administration sought to persuade lawmakers Wednesday to maintain America's increasingly contentious support…

War no option for India and Pakistan, says Imran Khan

Katarpur: War is not an option for nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Wednesday, adding that…

Two Koreas to begin joint railway survey this week

Seoul: The two Koreas will begin a joint survey on reconnecting railways across their border this week, Seoul said Wednesday,…

Trump says could cancel Putin meet due to Ukraine attack

Washington: President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that he could cancel a planned summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin due…

Gabon’s ailing Ali Bongo to fly to Rabat Wednesday: wife

Libreville: Gabon's Ali Bongo, who has spent a month in treatment at a Saudi hospital, will on Wednesday be transferred…

Trudeau ‘deeply disappointed’ over GM’s Canada plant closure

Ottawa: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he had expressed his "deep disappointment" to General Motors over its decision to…

Israel postpones vote on ‘loyalty’ in culture bill

Jerusalem: A vote on a controversial law that would cut government subsidies to cultural institutions deemed disloyal to the Jewish…