#Politics

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Donald Trump lost US elections to Democrat Joe Biden. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Don McGahn has agreed to testify on allegations of Donald Trumps obstructing investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia 
  • Don McGahn was White House counsel in 2017 and 2018
  • Mueller's March 2019 final report also cited McGahn's testimony on other allegations of obstruction by Trump

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Liz Cheney is an American attorney and politician and the House Republican chair. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RepLizCheney)

  • Republicans set to punish one of its own because she refuses to embrace Trump's false claim
  • Republicans argue that it is about unity
  • Cheney had called Trump "Republicans argue it's about unity"

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The 46th United States President Joe Biden. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Biden will be promoting his unity pitch this week
  • On Tuesday, he meets virtually with a bipartisan group of governors
  • Wednesday, he'll meet at the White House with the four top Democratic and Republican leaders from Congress

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
KR Gouri Amma, a veteran Communist leader, died in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. (Photo credit: Twitter/ Suresh Gopi)

  • KR Gouri Amma died on Tuesday at the age of 101
  • She was hospitalised due to age-related ailments a few days ago
  • She served as a state minister for 16 years in six different governments in Kerala

.Kathmandu, Nepal
Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli, center, arrives at the parliament in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, May 10, 2021. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The CPN (Maoist Centre), led by Pushpakamal Dahal “Prachanda”, withdrew support to Oli's government
  • Prime Minister Oli secured 93 votes in the lower house of parliament during a special session
  • Oli, 69, required at least 136 votes in the 275-member House of Representatives to win the confidence motion

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi. (Photo Credit: Facebook/SoniaGandhi)

  • The Congress once again deferred organisational elections citing the COVID pandemic
  • The party is being run by an interim president since the 2019 Lok Sabha election defeat
  • In the party meeting, Congress discussed its defeat in the recently held assembly polls

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as West Bengal CM on Wednesday. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Mamata Banerjee took over as the chief minister of West Bengal on Wednesday
  • 43 TMC leaders have been sworn in as ministers on Monday as part of her team
  • Nine out of these are the ministers of state

.London, UK
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SadiqKhan)

  • Sadiq Khan was re-elected as London Mayor on Saturday
  • He is the son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver
  • Khan is a 50-year-old politician from the main opposition Labour party

.London, UK
Sadiq Khan was the first Muslim mayor of a European capital city when he was first elected in 2016. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SadiqKhan)

  • Sadiq Khan defeated Conservative Party's Shaun Bailey
  • Khan received a total of 1,206,034 votes, as against 977,601 garnered by Bailey
  • "I am deeply humbled by the trust Londoners have placed in me," Khan said

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
BJP won 60 seats in the 126-member Assam assembly elections. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma has been declared as the next chief minister of Assam
  • After 2016 polls, Sarma led the ministry of health in the state
  • He is also the convenor of the North East Democratic Alliance