Fair and Free election motivates people to vote

General Election 2017 Venkat Raman Speaking at the Fourth Annual Indian Newslink Sir Anand Satyanand Lecture held on July 28, 2014, former Commonwealth Secretary General Sir Don McKinnon said that the three foundation blocks of a democratic dispensation are universal – a legislature, an executive and a judiciary, independent of each other but interdependent. “The Legislature must be the result…

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Future New Zealanders will pay for our environment neglect

Venkat Raman The National Government’s neglect of environmental issues will cost future generations dearly unless corrective action is taken immediately, Green Party Co-Leader James Shaw has said. “New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions have risen 19% since 2008. That is a stark betrayal of today’s young people, and of future generations. It is beyond negligent. It should be criminal,” he said.…

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