A car crashed into anti-terror barriers outside the Houses of Parliament at 7.40am Three people were hurt - but cops say none have life-threatening injuries Witnesses saw a silver car "deliberately" travelling towards Westminster at 50mph It has been confirmed as being taken on by the Met's Counter Terror team A man in his 20s was handcuffed at the scene, led away by armed cops and arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences Extra cops will be deployed at key travel hubs throughout the UK today Has anyone been injured? Police have said that a number of pedestrians have been injured in the crash. … [Read more...] about Parliament crash – was the incident a terror attack, who was responsible and how many people were injured?
Robert Craig, a constitutional expert at Durham University, said there was "theoretically absolutely nothing wrong" with the suspension, noting it was normal for a new leader to start a fresh parliamentary session. … [Read more...] about UK PM sparks outrage with parliament suspension
This bill amends the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 and includes persons living in areas close to actual Line of Control within the definition of socially and educationally backward classes. This amendment will bring persons residing in the areas adjoining the International Border at par with persons living in areas adjoining the actual LoC in terms of appointment and promotions in state government posts, and admission to professional institutions. … [Read more...] about Highlights Of Parliament Monsoon Session 2019
This is why the prorogation is being seen, rightly, as a direct assault by the executive on the rightful powers of the legislature. And this is not the view of liberal opponents but of many senior Conservative politicians themselves. Lord George Young, the only surviving minister from the Margaret Thatcher era, has resigned on this basis. Former prime minister Sir John Major, who succeeded Thatcher, is even going to court to litigate against this constitutional imposition. … [Read more...] about Why Boris Johnson is eager to suspend Parliament
He is now racing to try to agree a deal with Brussels to meet his October 31 deadline -- although EU leaders say he has yet to offer formal proposals. … [Read more...] about Supreme Court To Rule Next Week On UK Parliament Suspension