The poll verdict in Delhi has become a major event in the country’s politics — the AAP victory looks extraordinary in the face of a determined bid of the BJP
The bell tolls. Who is behind it? When asked a Delhi slum dweller went on to say, “I didn’t ring it because I am too hungry to walk up to a place of worship.” Isn’t that understandable? I think it is.
The AAP landslide victory in Delhi is a great setback for the ruling BJP. Though the national party won five more seats compared to their performance in the last hustings,
The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II, as UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres points out.
Tuesday morning, Kim Kardashian-West — who, like President Trump, inherited wealth from her father but enjoys pretending to be “self-made” — went on The View to talk about how she’s coping in quarantine. I didn’t watch because, well, I don’t care what Kim Kardashian-West has to say, but judging from the response on Twitter, it went about as well as you’d expect.
Under normal circumstances, there would be considerable interest as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex step down as ‘senior royals’. But, with the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the world, the activities of the Sussexes are very low down on the news scale.
On March 1, Matt Hancock, the secretary of state for health, outlined UK government’s plans for the “worst-case scenario”. These included relaxing rules about how many children could be taught in a class at school. Just 27 days later both he and the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, tested positive for COVID-19. We are now far beyond that imagined worst-case scenario.