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Japan's wailing, fist thumping politician resigns from post

Jul 11, 2014

Japan's wailing, fist thumping politician resigns from post

The regional assembly in Hyogo, western Japan, accepted the 47-year-old's resignation on Friday, an official said. #World #Corruption #Japan #NewsTracker #Ryutaro Nonomura #Crying politician #Hyogo #Prefecture
Viral video: When a Japanese politician cried hysterically

Jul 03, 2014

Viral video: When a Japanese politician cried hysterically

A video clip of a weeping Japanese politician accused of dubious spending has gone viral, leaving many outraged and puzzled. #Japan #SocialMedia #corruption charges #ViralVideo #Japanese Politician #Japan politician crying #Ryutaro Nonomura #Japanese politician crying
Stop psychological analysis of rape: Modi tells politicians

Jun 11, 2014

Stop psychological analysis of rape: Modi tells politicians

"I want to appeal to the politicians of the country, stop this psychological analysis of incidents of rape. It does not suit you," Modi said in the Lok Sabha replying to the debate on the motion of thanks on the president's address. #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Rape #parliament #Politicians #Crimes against women #psychological analysis of rape
No business interests, no accepting gifts: Modi lays down law for netas

Jun 11, 2014

No business interests, no accepting gifts: Modi lays down law for netas

The Home Ministry has reissued the code of conduct for ministers that was introduced by former prime minister Manmohan Singh. #Politics #India #Manmohan Singh #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Cabinet #Politicians #ministers #code of conduct #Code of ethics
Why Chiranjeevi video should be a warning to people of privilege

May 01, 2014

Why Chiranjeevi video should be a warning to people of privilege

Actor-turned-minister Chiranjeevi trended on social media on Wednesday and continued to be the subject of Facebook shares on Thursday. Not for any political-breakthrough for his party, the Congress, or for any of his legendary dance steps; but for being at the receiving end of the ire of a common man. #India #Chiranjeevi #indian politicians #Indian Politics
Assault to abuses: What women politicians face in South Asia

May 01, 2014

Assault to abuses: What women politicians face in South Asia

Women politicians in India, Pakistan and Nepal face hostility and aggression as they fight to be heard in the political arena, a United Nations-backed study. #India #Pakistan #PoliticsDecoder #Nepal #Women's rights #Gul Panag #Nagma #Women politicians #United Nations Study
Australia: State leader quits for failing to declare $2,800 wine gift

Apr 16, 2014

Australia: State leader quits for failing to declare $2,800 wine gift

The leader of Australia's most populous state quit as premier on Wednesday in the face of mounting evidence that he failed to declare a 3,000 Australian dollar ($2,800) bottle of wine that arrived as a gift. #Australia #NewsTracker #Gift #wine #New South Wales leader #Gifts to politicians
Images: Politicians turn voters, exercise franchise

Apr 10, 2014

Images: Politicians turn voters, exercise franchise

Politicians , cricketers and celebrities flocked to the polling booths to exercise their franchise today . From Prakash Karat to Pratibha Advani were spotted with an inked finger today. Here are the images. #Nitin Gadkari #Prakash Karat #Suresh Raina #Politicians #ImagesOfTheDay #Cricketers