LIBERAL PARTY

  • Sikh members quit Canada's Liberal Party, allege hijack by the World Sikh Organisation December 11, 2014

    Vancouver: A large group of Sikh members in the Canadian province of British Columbia is quitting the Liberal Party of Canada, alleging the party has been "hijacked" by the World Sikh Organisation. The Sikh members are protesting the nomination of a party candidate backed by the WSO. "We think this...
  • Conservative leader Tony Abbott expected to win Australian election as polls begin September 7, 2013

    Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott, expected to win national elections on Saturday and end six years of Labor rule, cast his vote at a Sydney surf club, joking he'd rather be enjoying the beach than campaigning. A confident Abbott, who is often photographed in his swimming costume at his local Manly...
  • Paraguay under pressure after president impeached June 24, 2012

    Asuncion: Paraguay's new president said on Saturday he would ask his impeached predecessor to help quell regional tensions after Argentina withdrew its ambassador in protest at what it said was a coup and Brazil recalled its top diplomat for consultations. Paraguay's South American neighbours and key trading partners are taking it...
  • Rose, first transgender to float a political party March 13, 2012

    New Delhi: I first spoke to Rose Venkatesan, India's first transgender television host and radio jockey, two years ago when she had just returned from Thailand after a sex change operation. On Tuesday, during a telephone call from Chennai, she said she was excited about the launch of her own...