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Analysing Bhutan’s fourth National Assembly elections
Feb 08, 2024

Analysing Bhutan’s fourth National Assembly elections

Unlike elections in many parts of the world, Bhutan experienced a seamless transfer of power during its most recent elections

Kuwait elections: Will the National Assembly last full term this time?
Jul 30, 2013

Kuwait elections: Will the National Assembly last full term this time?

In the recent Kuwait elections, for the sixth time the National Assembly was re-elected in last seven years. Though the Assembly is supposed to be in term for four years, t it is usually dissolved by the Constitutional Court before the completion of its term.

Afghanistan and women's rights
Dec 19, 2013

Afghanistan and women's rights

Comparing Afghanistan and the rest of the world, Farkhunda Zarah Naderi, Member of the Afghan National Assembly, said that while the world is looking forward to achieve the status quo, Afghans are still fighting for their primary rights, be it women's, cultural or ethical.

Gillani's Lost Chance
May 10, 2011

Gillani's Lost Chance

Prime Minister Yousuf Reza Gillani lost a sliver of a chance in Pakistan's supreme legislative body National Assembly (on May 9) to steer his embattled country away from the perpetual dilemma of being stuck at the crossroads of destiny.

Imran’s innings end, but Pakistan’s troubles don’t
Apr 08, 2022

Imran’s innings end, but Pakistan’s troubles don’t

Pakistan will continue to be at sixes and sevens even if Imran Khan is on his way out.

Macron’s risky gamble
Jul 01, 2024

Macron’s risky gamble

As French voters head to the polls to choose between the far-right’s Eurosceptic nationalist agenda or Macron’s staunchly pro-European ambitions,

Macron’s second term will be harder – his centrism pushed opponents to extreme Left & Right
May 03, 2022

Macron’s second term will be harder – his centrism pushed opponents to extreme Left & Right

If Macron loses control of the National Assembly in June, he may be forced into an uneasy co-habitation that will limit his policy options. He knows that.

New Prime Minister, New Challenges
Aug 21, 2004

New Prime Minister, New Challenges

Pakistan's Prime Minister-designate Shaukat Aziz has been elected to the National Assembly with a thumping majority. His victory is being projected as a peaceful transition of power¿from Jamali to Shujaat to Aziz-- and as a sign of democracy maturing in Pakistan.

Pakistan Elections 2007-2008: Key Players
Jul 28, 2023

Pakistan Elections 2007-2008: Key Players

In November this year, the world will witness one of the most keenly awaited presidential elections in Pakistan with President Pervez Musharraf seeking a second term from the existing parliament without giving up his uniform. A few months later, in early 2008, will follow the general elections for the National Assembly. Contrary to perceptions, the road to re-election may not be smooth. There are chances that the situation in Balochistan and Wazi

Pakistan generals’(s) election: Shock, awe and the traditional swindle
Feb 10, 2024

Pakistan generals’(s) election: Shock, awe and the traditional swindle

The power of the people has upended all expectations and predictions in this Pakistan election

Playing along with General
Apr 28, 2005

Playing along with General

The National Assembly in Pakistan is the highest political institution, a representative body of the people of Pakistan, at least on paper. While the Indian political leadership and public were engaged in finding new ways to firm up the peace process, the National Assembly,

South Asia South Asia Weekly 33
Aug 18, 2008

South Asia South Asia Weekly 33

After eight years of ruling Pakistan, former Army Chief and President Pervez Musharraf stepped down on August 18, 2008. It was amidst growing speculation and doubt that Musharraf, facing a possible impeachment in the National Assembly, announced the decision to quit in his last Address to the Nation.

South Asia South Asia Weekly 35
Sep 01, 2008

South Asia South Asia Weekly 35

Asif Ali Zardari, who led Pakistan People's Party (PPP) to victory in the February elections, became the 14th President of Pakistan by securing a majority in Senate, the National Assembly and three of the four Provincial Assemblies on Saturday (Sept.6).

The South Korean elections: Another round of political logjam?
Apr 18, 2024

The South Korean elections: Another round of political logjam?

The victory of the Opposition party in the recent South Korean elections will force the President to focus more on the domestic agenda than on foreign

Wearing too many hats
Jun 08, 2006

Wearing too many hats

General election in Pakistan is due next year. The terms of the National Assembly and the provincial assemblies expire on November 15, 2007. There are already visible signs of hectic political activity in the drawing rooms and closed-door meetings in Islamabad, Dubai, Washington and London.

इम्रानचा डाव संपला, पण पाकिस्तानचा त्रास नाही संपला
Jan 05, 2023

इम्रानचा डाव संपला, पण पाकिस्तानचा त्रास नाही संपला

इम्रान खान बाहेर पडत असला तरी पाकिस्तानची स्थिती फारशी आशादायक दिसत नाही.

दक्षिण कोरियाच्या निवडणुका: राजकीय गोंधळाची आणखी एक फेरी?
Apr 25, 2024

दक्षिण कोरियाच्या निवडणुका: राजकीय गोंधळाची आणखी एक फेरी?

अलीकडेच पार पडलेल्या दक्षिण कोरियाच्या निवडणुकीत विरोध

पाकिस्तान निवडणूक: धक्का, आश्चर्य आणि नेहमीचीच हेराफेरी!
Feb 17, 2024

पाकिस्तान निवडणूक: धक्का, आश्चर्य आणि नेहमीचीच हेराफेरी!

पाकिस्तानच्या या निवडणुकीत जनतेच्या शक्तीने सर्व अपेक्