The myriad world of Indian politics and elections

The myriad world of Indian politics and elections

Inderjit Roy York, United Kingdom, April 5, 2019 Indians are about to start voting in the world’s largest democratic exercise. The country’s 900 million registered voters will vote in national elections between April 11 and May 19 across 1 million polling stations in 543 constituencies. India has a Westminster-style parliamentary democracy with voters electing their representatives to India’s Lower House…

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Newstalk ZB broadcaster’s blurts censured

Newstalk ZB broadcaster’s blurts censured

Colin Peacock Auckland, April 5, 2019 Newstalk ZB broadcaster Heather du Plessis-Allan has been censured for Pacific Island slurs in a ruling that contains uncharacteristically strong language from the official broadcasting watchdog. It may end up costing NZME more than the $3000 the company must cough up in costs. On her Newstalk ZB show Wellington Mornings today, Heather du Plessis-Allan praised Jacinda…

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