SNP spring conference: Sturgeonsays party to build a fresh case for independence

In her conference speech on 12 March, First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon announced the Scottish National Party’s (SNP) renewed pursuit of independence from the UK. She also spoke about how she will use the new powers afforded to Scotland from Westminster as a result of the referendum in 2014. Mar 12, 2016

Donald Trump rally in Chicago called off for safety reasons

A campaign rally of US presidential candidate Donald Trump scheduled for 11 March in Chicago was called off as the crowd of thousands who gathered, including both supporters of the Republican front-runner and those who came to protest his candidacy, grew rowdy. Mar 12, 2016

President Obama teases Ted Cruz at White House state dinner

US President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau toasted improved US-Canadian relations at White House state dinner on 10 March. By staging a lavish welcome for Trudeau, Obama turned the page on years of shaky ties with Canada, making clear the new leader is a man after his own heart. Mar 11, 2016
Aadhaar Bill Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill

The Aadhaar Bill, 2016, makes the 12-digit number mandatory for availing benefits under government schemes, contrary to a Supreme Court ruling. Mar 11, 2016