Thursday, June 22, 2017

British Pakistani Campaigners Appointed European Conservatives Advisors

Birmingham born Saqib Bhatti and Aftab Chughtai MBE, have been appointed Senior Policy advisers to the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe, ACRE. This has been an effort to reach out and communicate with the Muslim communities and...

USA GETS TRUMPED

After a cataclysmic campaign that saw FBI investigations, sexual assault claims, smears and vitriol galore and a media frenzy focused on two insanely polarising characters, America has finally decided on its new 45th President: Donald Trump. The world watched on...

The “Scourge on Social Mobility” aka Unpaid Internships Might Soon be Banned

This Friday will see MP’s debate over whether unpaid internships should be banned, with interns receiving the minimum wage instead. Tory MP Alec Shelbrook, the bill’s sponsor, termed unpaid internships a "scourge on social mobility" as they unfairly favour...

Female Parliament Members Suffer Widespread Abuse and Threats of Violence

A study by the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) has revealed widespread abuse, violence and sexual harassment towards female parliamentary members around the world. 55 female MP’s took part in the survey, representing parliaments around the globe. More than 80% of...

Women work 39 more days on average than men, study shows

According to data from the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap, women work 50 more minutes a day than men on average and 39 more days a year. The WEF adds that the current economic gap is the largest it’s...

Parliament get the Final Accept or Reject Vote on Brexit

News from Downing Street reveals that it is “very likely” that Parliament MP’s and their peers will be given a vote on whether to accept or reject the final Brexit contract, putting a spanner in the works of the...

Karan Johar Puts National Pride Before Pakistani Actors, Confirms He Won’t be Using Them

Top Bollywood director Karan Johar has finally broken his silence regarding the highly heated issue of Bollywood and Pakistan. After the Kashmir aftermath, a slew of nationalists called out Pakistan for banning Bollywood movies despite Pakistani actors finding success...

A Slow Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond has discussed ideas for controlling immigration after the UK leaves the European Union, however reports have emerged that Hammond is attempting to “undermine Brexit” by delaying decisions on migrant issues. The Daily Telegraph reported that the chancellor...

Dear Bollywood, Please Stay out of Politics

A feature by Huffington Post Blogger Khadija Ahmed Emotions run seventy years deep in the hearts of Indians and Pakistanis, so much so that the anguish has now spilt into the film industry. The killing in Kashmir of 17 Indian soldiers...

Ding Ding Round 2!

The second US presidential debate saw discussions of sexual assault, deleted emails and even one candidate threatening to arrest the other. Clinton and Trump entered the arena in the wake of Trump’s sexual assault recording scandal. The two candidates took...