Police says won’t allow Rahul Gandhi to enter riot-hit Saharanpur

New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday left for strife-torn Saharanpur, but district authorities said he would be stopped at the border. Party sources said Rahul left for Shabbirpur village, the centre of the caste-based violence in the district, by road this morning after meeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Representational Image. PTI ADG […]

Gilgit’s political leaders call on Pakistan to vacate their land

Anti-Pakistan political unrest is growing by the day in Gilgit with the region’s leaders calling on the state of Pakistan to vacate the occupation of the region. Speaking at a major political rally in Gilgit despite a ban on such gatherings, local Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Amjad Hussain said that it is time for […]

Odili canvasses end to political bickering in Rivers — Politics — Nigeria News – Nigerian Newspaper – The Guardian Nigeria

Peter Odili Former governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, has called for an end to political bickering and antagonism against Governor Nyesom Wike. Odili said Rivers State deserves peace and stability to ensure its sustained socio-economic growth and development. Odili, speaking in Port Harcourt, while commissioning the multimillion-naira Pleasure Park, built by Wike’s administration […]

Jubilee will regret political consequences of maize crisis :: Kenya

This week, the government admitted that the ongoing food crisis caught them off-guard, thus confirming what most analysts had feared. The Principal Secretary for Agriculture admitted that the government knew of a looming maize shortage well in advance, but did nothing. Instead of allowing imports and beefing up its strategic reserves at reasonable prices, it […]

Denied Permission For Visit, Rahul Gandhi Heads To Riot-Hit Saharanpur

New Delhi:  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today set out to visit Saharanpur in western UP, which is tense after caste clashes earlier this week. With the Uttar Pradesh police denying him permission for a visit, party sources said Mr Gandhi plans to see how far they allow him to go. He is accompanied by […]

‘Democratic’ political leaders – The Express Tribune

Discus­sions of politi­cal leader­ship in Pakist­an are exerci­ses in finger-pointi­ng. The writer is a clinical psychologist. He was vice-chancellor of Peshawar University and Rector Foundation University, Islamabad. He can be contacted at [email protected] There is no one more sinister or dangerous than an ambitious yet characterless politician — Robert Anthony Kerr If one were to […]

‘Termination Of A Race’: Black Unemployment At Crisis Levels, Leaders Say – Englewood

African American political leaders on Friday pledged renewed focus on unemployment in Illinois. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Sam Cholke KENWOOD — African-American political leaders are pushing for more action on unemployment after a recent report found Illinois had the highest African-American unemployment rate in the nation. Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. was joined by city, county […]

Australian leaders condemns Egypt attack

Australia’s political leaders have condemned the latest attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that killed more than two dozen people. Gunmen attacked the group, who were travelling to the monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor in Minya province, killing 28 people and wounding 25 others – with many children among the victims. “In solidarity with […]