Safety is one of the main aspects that anyone would consider before moving to a new country; the other important aspects being good education and employment opportunities.
Although two opinion polls have given different findings about which party will be the winner in Punjab, conventional wisdom is that the ruling Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine will have a hard time overcoming the anti-incumbency factor.
Although it’s too early, and naive to generalise about the political landscape for the whole year, yet some signs, howsoever trivial, do suggest likewise.
I am not an avid follower of TV shows but one of my favourite series is Sex And The City. Given the power, I would ensure that sassy Samantha Jones (Kim Cattrall) would win the trophy of “Most Well Dressed and Empowering Woman on TV ever”.
Apparently, a perception has been created that this poll is a reflection of Mr English’s leadership of the National Party and the Government, which needs to be argued.
What an incredible honour it is to have been selected by my National Party colleagues to replace John Key as Leader of the National Party and Prime Minister of New Zealand.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on November 8, 2016 to announce the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
With news of Mr English having sufficient numbers Judith Collins in a smart move has already withdrawn her name from the contest, possibly saving her leadership ambitions for another day.
It is for sure that the pitch for this by-election has been unusually high, bringing the Prime Minister, Leader of Opposition, and other leaders from Wellington repeatedly in the constituency.
This is the last column you’ll read from me before the Mt Roskill by-election this Saturday, December 3. As I sat down to write this, I found myself presented with a lot of different things I wanted to talk about.