Congress leader Anand Sharma on Saturday assured the industry that his party is not "anti-reform" amid the ongoing logjam in Parliament at a time when the NDA government is keen to pass economic reform measures like the insurance bill and GST.
US President Barack Obama and Myanmarese opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Friday demanded reforms in the Myanmar constitution to allow "free and transparent" elections for a fully representative democracy.
US President Barack Obama landed in Myanmar on 2Wednesday as the once cloistered nation hosted its biggest gathering of world leaders since shedding junta rule, but concerns over the pace of democratic reforms surfaced immediately.
Myanmar`s transition from military rule has not been as fast as hoped and the government is "backsliding" on some reforms, US President Barack Obama said in an interview published on Wednesday, hours before he was due to visit the country.
Prime Minister Victor Ponta looked set to win the first round of presidential elections in Romania on Sunday, despite fears he could reverse reforms aimed at tackling the rampant corruption that blights one of Europe`s poorest countries.
He`s promised to shake-up recession-plagued Italy, but Prime Minister Matteo Renzi`s ambitious schemes to revive the eurozone`s third largest economy have hit a stumbling block, amid a fierce row with powerful trade unions.
British voters are pessimistic about Prime Minister David Cameron`s ability to achieve reforms to the European Union that he believes are crucial to persuading Britain to stay in the bloc, a new poll found on Sunday.
India has said the United Nations should "set its house in order" and implement the much-delayed reform of the Security Council before it seeks to embark upon an ambitious post-2015 development agenda.