Tag: Brexit

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  • Theresa May under pressure to set her departure date

    Theresa May under pressure to set her departure date

    In the meeting on Thursday, the senior Conservative MPs are expected to press her to set out her departure timetable, regardless of whether Parliament backs her Brexit withdrawal agreement.

    May 16, 2019
  • UK MPs to vote on Brexit bill early next month

    UK MPs to vote on Brexit bill early next month

    The development comes after May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met on Tuesday evening to discuss the ongoing talks, which the Downing Street gas described as "both useful and constructive", the BBC said.

    May 15, 2019
  • UK PM May under pressure to drop Brexit talks with Labour

    UK PM May under pressure to drop Brexit talks with Labour

    The fragility of May's leadership and the threat it presents to any deal being deliverable has been discussed openly in the cross-party Brexit talks, which resumed on Monday.

    May 14, 2019
  • Brexit & Quangos

    Brexit & Quangos

    The proposed exit from the European Union is indubitably a weightier issue than the running of quangos; but the outcome does reflect the popular disgust against indecisiveness and parliamentary setbacks.

    May 6, 2019
  • Theresa May urges Corbyn to agree on Brexit deal

    Theresa May urges Corbyn to agree on Brexit deal

    May is now seeking Labour support to get an agreement through Parliament.

    May 5, 2019
  • Spain PM, rivals clash over Catalonia in election debate

    Spain PM, rivals clash over Catalonia in election debate

    Spain's outgoing prime minister faced an onslaught of criticism from his right-wing rivals over Catalonia's secession crisis in a testy four-way debate ahead of elections

    April 23, 2019
  • Brexit breather

    Brexit breather

    Brexit, after all, is an issue of great national importance; the affirmative vote in the referendum was momentous in itself.

    April 16, 2019
  • No Brexit until Halloween, EU and UK agree to delay move

    No Brexit until Halloween, EU and UK agree to delay move

    Leaders of the 27 remaining EU member states met for more than six hours before agreeing after midnight to postpone Brexit until October 31.

    April 11, 2019
  • Unavoidable anathema

    Unavoidable anathema

    The nub of the matter must be that Mrs May leads a party in which an influential minority group considers the idea as harmful in terms of their identity.

    April 4, 2019
  • Nightmare that is Brexit

    Nightmare that is Brexit

    Brexit is turning to a nightmare, now threatening to bring down yet another British Prime Minister. There is no sign of light yet in the dark tunnel. The British have made a mess of the issue, the House of Commons once a dazzling, sparkling ground of the greats of the empire, is now like a school with quarrelling kids. The lingering desire of hanging on to memory and nothing much else, the parliamentarians, now referred to as lawmakers, can’t even produce a sensible law. To me, like many others of my generation, the spectacle is terribly sad, the worst thing that can happen to any nation is not to be able to take any positive decision.

    March 31, 2019
  • Oh, Europe!

    Oh, Europe!

    The advantages of being in Europe and participating in its process of opening up small units and merging into larger units, is so obvious, particularly to the younger generation. It is unfortunate that the country we have been looking for leadership in Europe, the United Kingdom, makes such a tortuous, curvaceous, farcical performance out of a decision which ought to lead towards a mentality and social reality which, to such a large extent, already exists and only needs to be embraced.

    March 28, 2019
  • Respite for Mrs May

    Respite for Mrs May

    Europe and the dissenting Tories must give it to the EU that it has responded with remarkable clarity to the political crisis in Britain.

    March 25, 2019
  • Daunting reality

    Daunting reality

    The referendum on 23 June 2016 has served to deepen the divides in Britain.

    March 15, 2019
  • In another setback for Theresa May, British MPs reject no-deal Brexit

    In another setback for Theresa May, British MPs reject no-deal Brexit

    After May's deal was heavily voted down for a second time on Tuesday, she announced a government motion ruling out a no-deal Brexit on March 29 - overturning her longstanding policy of refusing to rule it out.

    March 14, 2019
  • Convulsions in Albion

    Convulsions in Albion

    The Government has lost another vote because of sharp divisions within the Conservative party.

    February 17, 2019
  • Internal democracy

    Internal democracy

    In India, the politicians do not resign gracefully. Nor for that matter are they driven out by their loyal cadres. On occasion, 'age constraints' are made applicable to unwanted senior colleagues in order to consolidate the current leadership's stranglehold over the party. On the face of it, the deceptive facade of 'internal democracy' is maintained.

    February 11, 2019
  • The Grand Delusion of Modern Money

    The Grand Delusion of Modern Money

    Even though the socialist experiment in economics failed in 1989 with the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the neoliberal order stumbled after the Global Financial Crisis of 2008/9, and began to crumble in the face of a lost decade of growth

    February 1, 2019