Japan's first lawmaker kicked out of Parliament without ever entering it | absenteeism in parliaments

March 15, 2023

In a first, a Japanese lawmaker has been expelled for never showing up for work. But this case is not isolated to Japan. Countries across the world face absenteeism from parliamentarians. Why does this happen? Can something be done about it? Palki Sharma tells you in this report.

El Nino is back and It Could Affect India's Monsoons | Vantage on Firstpost

June 10, 2023

Countries are racing to prepare for extreme weather later this year as the world tips into an El Nino - a natural climate phenomenon that could make global temperatures rise and fuel extreme weather events across the world. In the past, India has experienced below-average rainfall during most El Nino years, sometimes leading to severe drought. So is this El Nino a major concern for Indian monsoons?

Trump Indicted: Will the Legal Cases Make Donald Trump Stronger? Vantage on Firstpost

June 10, 2023

Donald Trump’s legal troubles continue to grow. He has now been charged over the handling of classified documents after he left the White House. This is the first-ever federal indictment for a former US president. The 76-year-old is facing seven charges including unauthorised retention of secret documents. The charges, however, are not public yet. This is Trump’s second indictment after the hush-money case, as he campaigns to make a comeback to the White House in 2024. Watch to know more.