New Delhi, India: On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that India had a longstanding tradition of democracy, with the idea of elected leaders being a prevalent feature in ancient India even before other parts of the world.
Pakistan: A court in Islamabad allocated a warrant for the arrest of Imran Khan, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party chairman and former prime minister, on Wednesday. The arrest warrant was non-bailable, which means Khan could not avoid arrest by paying bail.
Greece: The Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, confirmed May 21, 2023, as the day for the General Elections in the country. As soon as the election dates were announced, the New Democracy Government recounted what it went through during its tenure and announced its motto in this election.
Pakistan: The federal government has faced criticism for how it distributed free wheat flour in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In response, they have asked the Gilgit-Baltistan administration to reduce the cost of subsidized wheat for citizens in a targeted way and charge wealthy people market rates to ensure a sustainable supply. The GB government has agreed to raise flour prices, which are currently much lower in the region than in the rest of the country.