Tag: European Union

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  • 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
  • Voting takes place for Lithuania presidential poll

    Voting takes place for Lithuania presidential poll

    Lithuania has a semi-presidential regime in which the President holds important foreign policy powers.

    May 12, 2019
  • ‘UK PM May could set her resignation date in coming days’: Graham Brady

    ‘UK PM May could set her resignation date in coming days’: Graham Brady

    The Prime Minister has that said she will step down when her Brexit deal is ratified by Parliament, but some MPs want a fixed date.

    May 11, 2019
  • China threatens to retaliate if Trump raises tariffs ahead of trade talks

    China threatens to retaliate if Trump raises tariffs ahead of trade talks

    The US and China are locked in a trade war since Trump imposed heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminium items from China in March last year, a move that sparked fears of a global trade war. In response, China imposed tit-for-tat tariffs on billions of dollars worth of American imports.

    May 9, 2019
  • After 23-year wait, US squeezes Cuba on confiscated property

    After 23-year wait, US squeezes Cuba on confiscated property

    A related provision restricts entry into the United States of anyone who is connected to an unresolved claim in Cuba over the confiscated property.

    April 17, 2019
  • Theresa May agrees to quit if Conservative MPs pass Brexit deal in UK Parliament

    Theresa May agrees to quit if Conservative MPs pass Brexit deal in UK Parliament

    Theresa May remains determined to bring her deal—scuppered twice before by MPs over the controversial Irish backstop clause—back for a third 'meaningful vote' in the House of Commons.

    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
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University inaugurates Centre of Excellence for EU Studies

    Jawaharlal Nehru University inaugurates Centre of Excellence for EU Studies

    JNU Vice-Chancellor Prof M Jagadesh Kumar said that the Centre will help expand the range of options available to students and researchers.

    March 10, 2019
  • What Brexit will do to Britain’s language

    What Brexit will do to Britain’s language

    When Britain formally leaves the EU, the proportion of native English speakers inside the EU will fall from 14 to 1 per cent, however, English will still remain as the second language of 38 per cent people in the EU.

    February 18, 2019
  • Convulsions in Albion

    Convulsions in Albion

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

    February 17, 2019
  • Miracle to Disaster

    Miracle to Disaster

    We can choose food items packaged in reusable containers as opposed to food packaged in disposable containers. We can refuse to accept plastic straw during purchase of beverages. In this way, we can take every opportunity to reduce our use of plastics. India currently uses around 15 million tonnes of plastics a year and is expected to use 20 million by 2020.

    February 12, 2019
  • US calls to ‘stand with freedom’ in Venezuela as EU gives ultimatum

    US calls to ‘stand with freedom’ in Venezuela as EU gives ultimatum

    The United States pressed all nations Saturday to "stand with the forces of freedom" in Venezuela, encouraged by a tougher European line as Russia stood in the minority in backing embattled leader Nicolas Maduro.

    January 27, 2019
  • EU hobbled by its own limitations

    EU hobbled by its own limitations

    What is worse is that leading EU nations (notably Britain and France) participated in unjust and unnecessary invasions or interventions in countries like Iraq and Libya.

    January 25, 2019
  • Tasteless Trump

    Tasteless Trump

    Nobody seriously believes in Santa Claus anymore, yet virtually all over the world the myth mesmerises children at this time of the year. Hence it was terribly bad form for Donald Trump to query a seven-year-old on the veracity of the legend ~ particularly on a Christmas-related radio chat show.

    December 27, 2018
  • Nothing to observe

    Nothing to observe

    Thousands of troops have been deployed across the country, which will once again bear witness to an election under the awesome shadow of the soldier’s gun, recalling the experience of January 2014.

    December 27, 2018