Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicJeremy Corbyn

Topic: Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn is out, but Labour still has to ensure anti-Semitism is rooted out of the party

Corbyn’s failed leadership sullied Labour’s reputation. For his successor Keir Starmer, changing the party culture — and winning the battle with the hard left — won’t be easy.

UK Labour Party suspends controversial former leader Jeremy Corbyn after anti-Semitism probe

The Equality and Human Rights Commission said Thursday that Labour breached the Equality Act through its handling of complaints of anti-Jewish prejudice while Corbyn was leader.

Republicans kick Democratic donkey to protect Trump, and the funeral of UK’s Labour Party

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Boris Johnson wins UK election with landslide majority, sets Brexit date for 31 Jan 2020

The UK election results validated Boris Johnson’s gamble on a snap poll to break the deadlock in Parliament over Brexit as his Conservative Party won their biggest majority since Margaret Thatcher in 1987.

4 key takeaways from Boris Johnson’s landmark victory in UK elections

Boris Johnson’s Conservatives have won at least 360 seats in 650-member House of Commons — largest majority since 1987 win under then PM Margret Thatcher.

Jeremy Corbyn set to step down as Labour Party leader after record defeat

Exit polls suggested Labour would lose 61 seats since the 2017 election, finishing on just 201 MPs, making it the party's worst result since 1935.

Jeremy Corbyn’s indulgence of anti-Semitism has damaged Labour, hurt his prospects as leader

Nearly half of British Jews say they would seriously consider emigrating if Jeremy Corbyn is elected PM, while 87% believe he’s an anti-Semite.

Why is Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party being accused of anti-Semitism?

Over the past three years, hundreds of complaints have been filed against party members for offensive, anti-Semitic comments.

Trump gets shown the mirror, and the British royal family’s Prince Andrew problem

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Boris Johnson’s makeover with Brexit ‘foundation’ and US’ ‘Paris pullout’

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On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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