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Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister resigns after allegations of sexual harassment

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister resigns after allegations of sexual harassment

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Australian Deputy Prime Minister Bernabeu Joyce announced his resignation on Friday after allegations of sexual harassment. Joyce tweeted, "I will resign as the leader of the National Party on Monday (February 26) and the Deputy Prime Minister of the country. I express my gratitude for the support of all, especially the people of New England. " A woman had lodged a complaint of sexual harassment against Joyce, after which some MPs of the National Party withdrew their support. National Party MP Andrew Ge said on Friday, "Until I find clarification in the context of some problems related to Bernabeu, I will not be able to support them."  Image: Newyorktimes.com Australia's Prime Minister bans sexual relations among ministers and employees Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull an
Bihar Elections:57% voter turnout in first round

Bihar Elections:57% voter turnout in first round

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Around 57 percent of 13.5 million electorate voted on Monday in 49 of the 243 constituencies in the first round of battle for political power in Bihar. The two main fronts soon claimed victory. It marked the start of an intense five-phase contest that will end on 5 November and whose outcome -- to be known three days later -- will prove whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi still retains his charisma or not. The second round of polling will be held on 16 October. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA is determined to oust the ruling JD(U) and its allies, the RJD and Congress who had formed a Grand Alliance. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshaman said the election passed off peacefully, with 57 percent voting. It was nearly 51 percent in 2010. Defying Maoist calls ...
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