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Turkey foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu likely to take over party leadership

Aug 21, 2014

Turkey foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu likely to take over party leadership

Erdogan, who has dominated Turkey's political scene for 11 years as prime minister, cut short his holiday to attend the executive committee meeting of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) to decide on his successor. #Politics #World #NewsTracker #Turkey #Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey presidential elections
Bold new BJP? Debate gay rights in Parliament, add to manifesto, says Mumbai leader

Aug 21, 2014

Bold new BJP? Debate gay rights in Parliament, add to manifesto, says Mumbai leader

A community of four crore people have been affected by criminalising gay sex, says BJP city chief Ashish Shelar, seeking a national debate on the subject. #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Gay Rights #Section 377 #gay sex #Assembly Elections 2014 #Ashish Shelar
The return of Amar Singh Mulayam, Akhilesh hit many birds with one stone in UP

Aug 21, 2014

The return of Amar Singh Mulayam, Akhilesh hit many birds with one stone in UP

Mulayam is also cutting to size the tantrum-throwers, wooing Azam Khan's rival, diluting his extreme pro-Muslim stand, all in one broad sweep of bringing back Amar Singh into the Samajwadi Party. #S&P #Uttar Pradesh #Amar Singh #Bharatiya Janata Party #ConnectTheDots #Samajwadi Party #Mulayam Singh #Akhilesh Yadav #Secularism #Assembly Elections #Azam Khan #Amit Shah

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High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies

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What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 18, 2014

Poll: Only 1 in 5 voters say re-elect most in Congress

Gallup Poll finds re-elect sentiment for 2014 midterms is on track to be lowest since 1992...
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 20, 2014

Final contested 2014 GOP primary underway in Alaska

Alaskans are electing a Republican to take on Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in November... #Alaska #Mark Begich #U.S. Republican Party
What next for Sonia, Rahul? Diary entries from the future

Aug 20, 2014

Obama considering immigration system changes requested by advocates

President Obama is considering key changes in the nation’s immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans’ election-year criticism of the president’s go-it-alone approach to immigra... #Alaska #Mark Begich #U.S. Republican Party