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Afghan minority Hazaras plan protest over power project

The three million-strong Afghan Hazara community has been persecuted for decades, with thousands killed in the late 1990s by Al-Qaeda and the mainly Pashtun Sunni Taliban.

Uttarakhand political crisis: Disqualify dissenters, hold floor test - It's joke on democracy, says Venkaiah Naidu

Uttarakhand political crisis: Disqualify dissenters, hold floor test - It's joke on democracy, says Venkaiah Naidu

Reacting strongly to the Nainital High Court order on 9 Congress rebel MLAs, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that 'it is a joke on democracy'.

Uttarakhand political crisis: Harish Rawat will not appear before CBI on Monday

Ousted Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat, who was summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with a sting operation which shows him negotiating a price to lure back the legislators, will not be appearing before the investigative agency, said former state parliamentary affairs minister Indira Hridayesh.

Uttarakhand political crisis: Harish Rawat gave Rs 25 lakh each to 12 MLAs, claims new sting operation - WATCH

Uttarakhand political crisis: Harish Rawat gave Rs 25 lakh each to 12 MLAs, claims new sting operation - WATCH

There seems to be no end in sight to controversies over Uttarakhand political crisis involving Harish Rawat.

Uttarakhand political crisis: BJP offered Rs 50 crore, party tickets and RS seats to Congress MLAs?

Uttarakhand political crisis: BJP offered Rs 50 crore, party tickets and RS seats to Congress MLAs?

In a sensational claim in connection with Uttarakhand political crisis, two Uttarakhand Congress MLAs have said that BJP offered them Rs 50 crore to 'shift their allegiance' to the saffron party.

2016 Rio: Brazil govt could buy up poorly selling Olympic tickets

2016 Rio: Brazil govt could buy up poorly selling Olympic tickets

Worries about the Zika virus, high crime and a major political crisis have already overshadowed the August 5 opening ceremony.

Uttarakhand political crisis: 'Sting operation' on Harish Rawat by Congress' rebel MLAs - FULL VIDEO

Uttarakhand political crisis: 'Sting operation' on Harish Rawat by Congress' rebel MLAs - FULL VIDEO

Rebel Congress MLAs in Uttarakhand had released a 'sting operation' video and alleged that CM Harish Rawat offered them money to get their support during the floor test in the state Assembly on 28 March.

Petrobras reports record loss as Brazil crisis churns

Petrobras, which is at the center of an explosive corruption scandal that has wrought chaos on Brazilian politics, said it lost $9.6 billion last year, the worst result since its founding in 1953.

Nine Congress MLAs in Uttarakhand rebel, BJP stakes claim to form govt; 35 legislators reach Delhi

Nine Congress MLAs in Uttarakhand rebel, BJP stakes claim to form govt; 35 legislators reach Delhi

In a dramatic development and amid political crisis in the state, 35 Uttarakhand MLAs arrived in Delhi early on Saturday morning.

DNA: Analysis on Arunachal Pradesh political crisis

Watch this News video to learn why Arunachal Pradesh has come under President's rule and how Nabam Tuki tried to save his government.

DNA: Analysis on Arunachal Pradesh political crisis- Part II

Watch this News video to learn why Arunachal Pradesh has come under President's rule and how Nabam Tuki tried to save his government.

Presidential rule declared in Arunachal Pradesh due to political crisis

The Union Cabinet has recommended President's rule in Arunachal Pradesh due to the political crisis.

Battle lines drawn as Venezuela political crisis grows

The opposition laid claim to a big majority in the National Assembly state legislature which could empower it to force out Nicolas Maduro. 

Arunachal row: Gauhati High Court stays Assembly 'session' decisions by Governor

Arunachal row: Gauhati High Court stays Assembly 'session' decisions by Governor

Coming down heavily on Arunachal Pradesh Governor J P Rajkhowa, the Gauhati High Court on Thursday kept in abeyance all decisions taken by the state "Assembly" on Wednesday in which it "removed" Speaker Nabam Rebia.

EU secures deal to end political crisis in Macedonia

EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn brokered a deal between the Macedonian government and opposition early Wednesday to end a political crisis which had paralysed the country for months.

Almost 40,000 flee Burundi amid political crisis: UN

Nearly 40,000 refugees have fled Burundi to neighbouring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the last month, amid protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza`s bid for a third term, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Maldives watchdog warns of deepening political crisis

 A political crisis in the Maldives will deepen unless parties hold emergency talks following the arrest of ex-president Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges, an anti-corruption watchdog said Wednesday.

JD(U), allies blame Governor, BJP for political crisis in Bihar

 In a display of solidarity ahead of the trust vote lined up for February 20 for the Jitan Ram Manjhi government, JD(U) and its allies today came out together to slam Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and the BJP for the political instability in the state.

US embassy urges Haiti to resolve political crisis

The US embassy in Haiti urged the Caribbean country`s politicians Sunday to find a solution to the political crisis that will soon see its parliament`s mandate end, leaving a perilous political vacuum.

Kosovo gets new government, ends political crisis

Kosovo`s lawmakers on Tuesday backed a new coalition government that will be led by veteran politician Isa Mustafa, ending a six-month political crisis in the former Serbian province.