Sonia Gandhi still has no idea about dealing with factions in Congress

By Arun Srivastava If the head of Congress, Sonia Gandhi, had refused to listen to Rahul Gandhi’s suggestion to appoint Navjot Singh Sidhu as president of the Punjab unit, or if she took action against him after he launched a diatribe against the chief minister of the Punjab Congress, Charanjit Singh Channi, Congress would not … Read more

Lebanon probe gets account data on central bank governor’s brother

A Lebanese investigation into alleged embezzlement and money laundering by the central bank governor and his brother received new account information about the brother on Thursday, two judicial sources said, in a development that could further the investigation. Central Bank chief Riad Salameh faces judicial investigations in Lebanon and at least five European countries into … Read more

When will the results of the Birmingham and Solihull 2022 local elections be announced?

People in parts of the West Midlands have voted in local elections. There are 101 seats across 69 wards in Birmingham City Council up for grabs. The local elections will give people the opportunity to express their views on local issues, such as garbage collection and other municipal services. Voters from across the West Midlands … Read more

There will be ‘pressure’ on Albanians to ‘end detention at sea’

Gideon Rozner of the Institute of Public Affairs says “there will be pressure” on opposition leader Anthony Albanese “to reverse the offshore detention and our strong response to unauthorized offshore arrivals”. Independent Kooyong candidate Monique Ryan admitted yesterday that refugee flows should increase by 50 percent and end detention at sea, during the Sky News … Read more

Fed Live: Briggs at Fed Square

Catch a free show from the trailblazing Australian rapper, featuring sets from up-and-coming solo artist Kee’ahn, party DJ Soju Gang and neo-soul group Izy. Live music is Melbourne’s beating heart and for its new late night event series Art After Dark, Fed Square is bringing it back to the Main Square stage with a ripper … Read more

DOXA Fest: The Territory director surprises viewers with insights

With Neidhinha Bandeira and Bitate Uru Eu Wau Wau. Directed by Alex Pritz. Director Alex Pritz reveals the flesh of his first feature-length documentary, The territorythrough a series of small, skillfully introduced revelations from the viewer. The film – about the existential crises plaguing the remnants of a remote group of indigenous peoples, the Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau, … Read more