Mansfield announces wrong constituency winner in Oscar moment

Mansfield announces wrong constituency winner in Oscar moment

The fact that Conservative candidate Ben Bradley won the Mansfield seat after 94 years of Labour rule may have come as a surprise for some. So much of a surprise that initially Labour candidate Sir Alan Meale was declared the winner by acting returning officer Jacqueline Collins. The incident was reminiscent of this years Academy Awards Envelopegate when La La Land was declared winner of Best Picture even though Moonlight had won the acclaimed category. Jun 9, 2017
MGNREGA workers

Wages of indecision: Govt yet to fix MGNREGA pay

In spite of a committee's recommendation to bring in change when it comes to calculating wages under MGNREGA, the central government has failed to hike the salaries in real terms. Jun 9, 2017
UK election time-lapse: How it unfolded

UK election time-lapse: How it unfolded

The UK general election ended in a hung parliament, with no party gaining enough seats in parliament to form a government. Here is how it unfolded. Jun 9, 2017