Integrity complaint filed against Jim Karygiannis over secret recording, alleged favouritism

Democracy Watch’s Duff Conacher has filed a complaint about Coun. Jim Karygiannis with a city watchdog after the Star reported he discussed giving preferential treatment to constituents who supported him. The co-founder of the democracy advocacy group wrote in the complaint to integrity commissioner Jonathan Batty that Karygiannis’ comments in a secret recording provided to […]

Chanting ‘Shoot the Traitors,’ Modi’s Party May Fall Short in Delhi Vote

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s governing party appeared to fail in its promised goal of taking over Delhi State’s legislature on Tuesday, in a bitter regional election campaign that the party tried to turn into a referendum on Hindu nationalism and the protest movement that has challenged Mr. Modi. Cabinet ministers for Mr. […]

Coronavirus death toll in China’s Hubei nears one thousand — authorities

A total of 103 new deaths from pneumonia caused by the 2019-nCoV novel coronavirus were recorded in China’s Hubei province in the past 24 hours, brining the overall death toll to 974, China’s National Health Commission said on Tuesday, Trend reports citing TASS. The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the worst-hit Chinese region […]