Punjab DGP Arora all set to get extension; Home Dept orders soon

DAILY WORLD SPECIAL Nitin Jain / Chandigarh The Punjab Government will soon issue orders regarding the extension of State DGP Suresh Arora, a 1982-batch IPS officer, after a formal nod from the Government of India. The State Home Department has processed his extension file and the Centre has agreed to give its approval for the […]

New Mauritius PM takes over from father, opponents cries foul

By Jean Paul Arouff PORT LOUIS, Jan 23 : The son of the outgoing Mauritius prime minister was appointed as the new premier today, prompting accusations of nepotism and calls for a referendum from opponents. Anerood Jugnauth, 86, who has been in his post since 2014, the latest of several terms at the helm, announced […]

Irish prime minister secures re-election after 10-week stalemate

By Padraic Halpin and Conor Humphries DUBLIN, May 6 : Enda Kenny was re-elected Ireland’s prime minister today to end 10 weeks of political deadlock, when his party’s biggest rival abstained to usher in the first minority government in decades — and one many believe will be short-lived. After suffering heavy losses at the Feb. […]

Brawl in Ukraine parliament after MP manhandles premier

Kiev: A fight erupted between dozens of lawmakers in Ukraine’s parliament today after an MP picked up Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and hoisted him away from the podium as he was defending his embattled government’s record. Yatsenyuk had almost ended up his weekly questions session when a lawmaker from President Petro Poroshenko’s faction, Oleg Barna, […]

Moody’s to Modi: Rein in members or risk losing credibility

New Delhi Against the backdrop of controversies like on beef, Moody’s Analytics today cautioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the country may lose domestic and global credibility if he doesn’t rein in the members of his party. In a report titled India Outlook: Searching for Potential, Moody’s Analytics said for the country to reach its […]