Newly-elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz

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PM Modi Congratulates Newly-Elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated newly-elected Federal Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz. "My heartiest congratulations to Olaf Scholz on being elected as the Federal Chancellor of Germany. I look forward to working closely to further strengthen the partnership between India and Germany," tweeted PM Modi. On December 8, the General Parliament appointed Olaf Scholz as the German Chancellor, bringing an end to 16 years of… read-more

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 12:14 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: PM Modi, German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, Angela Merkel, India

Courtesy: ANI

Acting German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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Acting German Chancellor Angela Merkel To Step Down: Steffen Seibert

Acting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, is expected to step down from the post on December 8. German Government Spokesperson Steffen Seibert, on December 3, released an official statement for the same. The statement read, "This Chancellorship will end, as we see it today, with the election of new Chancellor Olaf Scholz which is scheduled for Wednesday." Notably, this time, Germany will have only one Chancellor. 

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 08:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Angela Merkel, Germany, German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, German Government

Courtesy: ANI

Angela Merkel and Armin Laschet
Angela Merkel's Party Loses To Social Democrats: Germany

Germany's Social Democrats won the national-election and asserted a "clear mandate" to form a government for the first-time since 2005, ending Angela Merkel's 16-year conservative-reign on September 26. A three-way coalition led by either Social-Democrats or Merkel's conservatives is the most anticipated verdict, with neither major party possessing a majority. Merkel intends to resign after the election, making the vote a historic-occasion… read-more

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 10:24 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Germany, Elections, Angela Merkel, Social Democrats

Courtesy: NDTV

Angela Merkel

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Germany To Get A New Chancellor, Voting Underway

A "Neck to neck" fight is taking place in the federal election of Germany on September 26, as it is heading towards the polls. Reportedly, Armin Laschet, Olaf Scholz of SPD, and the Greens' Baerbock are now competing for the post of Chancellor replacing incumbent Angela Merkel. The key factor of the election campaign is Environmental concerns, economic worries, and flood apathy that ravaged parts of Germany. 

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 07:04 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Germany, Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, polls

Courtesy: CNN News

PM Modi's approval ratings are higher than any other world leader.

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Indian PM Modi's Approval Rating Is Highest Among World Leaders

PM Modi's approval ratings are highest among the 13 world leaders like Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin, and Boris Johanson. Modi's current ratings stand at 66 percent and his disapproval ratings at 28 percent. However, his ratings was at 82 when the Centre had scrapped Article 370. According to America's political intelligence firm, Modi is still ahead of the leaders at different countries such as Brazil, Canada, France and others.

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 - 03:54 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Joe BIden, Angela Merkel, United States Of America

Courtesy: Hindustan Times