The Dalit leader from Kanpur was elected twice to the Rajya Sabha: 1994-2000 and 2000-2006. Telangana's ruling party took the decision after its president and Telangana Chief Minister K. He has also headed groups that work to improve the conditions of Dalits. The sources also said the BJP's decision to nominate 71- year-old Kovind, a low profile Dalit leader associated with the ruling party and the RSS, has not surprised the opposition parties.
It's the first time the U.S. has shot down a Syrian aircraft since it began fighting ISIS in the country in 2014. Along with Russia , Iran has been a prominent backer of Assad's regime and its support has helped prop up Damascus against opposition forces.
We had suggested the name of M S Swaminathan so that farmers get benefited. Expressing serious concerns over the renewed spate of terror in J&K and the violence revived in West Bengal's Darjeeling , the Sena said these heavenly places on earth are now passing through a bad spell, but "some people" are more eager about winning mid-term elections in Maharashtra .
She's the kind of candidate who could and should win this district easily in a "normal" political environment. He reported raising $23.6 million through the end of May, while Republican Karen Handel brought in $4.3 million. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has contributed about $5 million to Ossoff's campaign. Missouri's Jason Kander had perhaps the most notable campaign ad of 2016 during his failed bid for the U.S.
The Shiv Sena on Monday remained non-committal on whether or not it will support the BJPs nominee for the Presidential election, Ram Nath Kovind . Further giving her opinion over Presidential Elections, Mayawati stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) should have selected a name from a non-political background which would have been better.
The vigil came hours after suspect Darren Osborne , 47, from Cardiff was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and later further arrested over "the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder ".
Fire broke out in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, a social housing block in Kensington, in western London, in the early hours of Wednesday , trapping residents inside as it tore through the building with terrifying speed. Khadija was with her mother Mary Mendy, in the flat when fire broke out. "She's one of the most handsome, kind and soulful people I've ever met".
The group's affiliate in Egypt, Sinai Province, claimed responsibility for a rocket fired into southern Israel in April, but it hit a greenhouse and no one was harmed. Israeli officials have pointed out in recent days that if Hamas would use the money it diverts to terrorist projects such as the tunnels, for electricity and other vital services, it would have sufficient funds to meet its obligations.
Otto Warmbier grew up in the northern Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming. File - American student Otto Warmbier , right, bows as he is presented to the reporters on Monday, Feb. Warmbier, then 21, was accused of stealing a propaganda poster hanging from the wall of the hotel he was staying in. "Unfortunately, the very bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today", his ...
The devolved government of Northern Ireland is at a standstill at the moment and the threat of direct rule from Westminster via the DUP's new political allies won't do anything to help resolve soon-to-be-exacerbated political tensions in Northern Ireland.
Witnesses said a white van struck a crowd of Muslim worshippers who had been attending evening prayers during the holy month of Ramadan and were looking after an elderly man who had collapsed in an unrelated incident. Authorities are investigating it as a terrorist attack. He was overpowered by bystanders and detained until police arrived. Mohammed Shafiq of the Ramadhan Foundation, a Muslim organization, said that based on eyewitness reports, it seems to be a "deliberate attack against ...
Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah announced the name of Kovind, 71, after a almost two-hour meeting of the BJP parliamentary board attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others, ending all suspense about the NDA's candidature for the top constitutional post.
Jeddah - An official source at the Foreign Ministry condemned terrorist attack on worshipers near the Finsbury Park Mosque north of London . He called the incident a "horrific terrorist attack ". The incident follows only weeks after a vehicle was driven into pedestrians on London Bridge by Islamist militants who then attacked crowds in Borough Market with knives, killing eight people.
Eight people were killed and 50 injured on June 3 when three Islamist militants drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed people at nearby restaurants and bars. Later, she visited Finsbury Park Mosque and met people from a variety of faiths. "Due to the nature of this incident extra policing resources have been deployed in order to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan".
Scotland Yard said searches were also being carried out at a property in Cardiff . Mohammed Mahmoud prevented a furious crowd from taking out their anger on the suspect after a van ploughed into people outside the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park , north London .
The former Army intelligence officer assembled an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle while blindfolded to mock Republican attacks that he was weak on the Second Amendment. "We let that happen", she said. "On Tuesday, #VoteKarenHandel ", Trump said, referring to Republican candidate Karen Handel . President Donald Trump , Vice President Mike Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan and two members of Trump's cabinet with Georgia ties - Sonny Perdue and Tom Price - have previously campaigned with her.
The force said in a statement: "The driver of the van - a man aged 48 - was found detained by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police in connection with the incident". "In this case, if you compare it to other attacks in the period after 9/11 the determination it was terrorism actually came relatively quickly and there have been forceful statements coming out from the Muslim mayor of London and the Prime Minister condemning it as a terrorist atrocity".
Police said it was unclear if he died of an unrelated condition or injuries, as he was already on the ground being treated by bystanders after an apparent collapse when the van drove onto the sidewalk. They said there were a number of casualties and one person had been arrested. London police chief Cressida Dick said the incident was "quite clearly an attack on Muslims " and promised a stepped-up police presence near mosques as the holy month of Ramadan draws to a close.
The two were formerly law partners at Washington firm WilmerHale. Additionally, mounting conflicts of interest involved with the special counsel investigation mandate the recusal of Rosenstein and his special counsel appointee Mueller. Kushner to obtain the independent advice of a lawyer with appropriate experience as to whether he should continue with us as his counsel'. "No Chris, I said that the inve-any...let me be crystal clear so you completely understand".
The result means Macron has a majority in the Parliament and will find it easier to push through a potentially controversial program that includes changes to French labor laws and reductions in public spending. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe , the rightwinger chosen by Macron to lead the cabinet, said voters had chosen "hope over misery". But the results were tempered by a record low turnout of around 43%.
A number of weapons, including a Kalashnikoff rifle, hand guns and gas canisters were found in the auto. The announcement on a police Twitter account advised the public to avoid the area, and came after people took to social media to report that a auto had caught fire in the area.
Scotland Yard has said the rescue operation by emergency services on the site will take weeks and the death toll is also expected to rise further, though not all victims may be identified due to the nature of the burns. Commander Stuart Cundy said the fire damage verged on "indescribable" . Controversy is also erupting over the Grenfell Tower's exterior cladding, with two British ministers saying the cladding used in a recent renovation may have been banned under United Kingdom building ...
A van is seen near Finsbury Park station after the vehicle struck pedestrians in north London , Monday June 19, 2017 . Frank reports that Muna Mohamed said one of her relatives suffered a broken back in Monday's attack and is in critical condition.
Nine other people were injured, while the attacker has been taken into police custody. "He has further been arrested for the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder ", Scotland Yard police headquarters said in a statement .
On Saturday, the authorities also announced the arrests of eight people in Alborz province, north of Tehran , who allegedly provided logistical support to the attackers. The men were part of a network that entered Iran in July-August 2016 under the leadership of "high-ranking Daesh [Islamic State] commander" Abu Aisha and "intended to carry out terrorist operations in religious cities", a statement said.
Cundy says the new number may change as investigation continues. The latest figures from NHS England show that 17 patients are still being treated in four London hospitals. "Our focus has been on those that we know were in Grenfell Tower ". Mr Green said the probe will look at whether sprinklers should be retrofitted to tower blocks and the Government will "follow the recommendations of the public inquiry".
The animals are brutally caught and then butchered not far from the beaches visited by more than 1 million Australians every year, according to Animals Australia and the ABC . Others are poisoned, strangled, or clubbed to death. "Satay just one dollar", the vendor is heard saying on video, but when pressed about what was in the "mystery bag", he doesn't disclose the same information to the Australian visitors.
Amid reports that May is set to make a "generous offer" on the rights of European Union citizens remaining in Britain , the source said London had been warned against doing so this week, on the grounds that it could drag up the thorny issue before talks had really got going.
Fears of increasing racial tension are running high in London after a van was deliberately driven into a group of Muslim worshippers last night. At least one person was killed and 10 others were injured in the assault, which authorities were treating as a terrorist attack .
Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the death toll may still change, but not as significantly as it has in recent days, adding: "The very bad reality is that we may not be able to identify all those that died" inside what is now a blackened and charred shell.
This was after a mistake by Carlos Salcedo had let Cristiano Ronaldo through on goal. Portugal thought they had snatched victory in the closing stages of the match, as Cedric Soares' deflected effort found the corner of Mexico's net with four minutes of normal time remaining.
Russia's defense ministry says it is suspending coordination with the United States in Syria over so-called "de-confliction zones" after the Americans downed a Syrian government fighter jet. In early April, Russia similarly suspended the agreement with Washington to coordinate on matters such as airstrikes and flights over Syria ― a deal meant to limit the danger to pilots and prevent unintended conflict between the two powers.
But as small as the victory might ultimately be, the implications will likely be read as massive by the defeated party. Democrats see the race where $50 million has been spent - the most ever for a House race - as a referendum on Trump's policies and have unleashed an army of volunteers to get voters to the polls for Ossoff .
The change means the new Parliament won't break in the summer, giving significantly more time for committees to work, legislation to be scrutinised, and votes taken. The Queen's Speech - which lays out the laws that ministers want to pass in the coming year - is a major moment in the parliamentary diary. Labour accused the Government at the time of an "abuse of power" and said it was aimed exclusively at easing the passage of controversial legislation.
The Pentagon says the Syrian jet was downed "immediately" after it dropped bombs near fighters from the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces, who had been holding a town west of Raqqa as part of an offensive against ISIS. air operations center in Qatar and Russian forces on the ground in Syria but added: "We'll work diplomatically and military in the coming hours to reestablish deconfliction".