Nepal adopts new Constitution

Nepal has adopted new Constitution marking the country’s transition to a secular and democratic republic. The new Constitution was unveiled by Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav. Earlier the Parliament had unanimously adopted the new Constitution by a 507-25 votes in the 601 seat Constituent Assembly (CA) after seven years of painstaking deliberations. The lawmakers of

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Tony Abbott ousted as Australian Prime Minister

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was ousted from power as leader of the ruling centre-right Liberal Party by Malcolm Turnbull. In an internal party leadership ballot, Abbott received 44 votes while Turnbull received 54 votes. Under the Australian parliamentary system similar to Indian system, Prime Minister is not directly elected by voters but he is

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Sri Lanka General Elections 2015

Ranil Wickremesinghe elected as a Prime minister. Earlier, in the presidential elections Maithripala Sirisena was elected as president. Sri Lanka has presidential cum parliamentary form of government. Change of government and chances of devolution of powers The new government has support of Tamil National alliance (political party representing tamils). The new government is thus, expected

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