He said he would meet the Bihar Chief Minister Friday and "urge him to review his decision..." "There is no doubt about the result". The Opposition candidate, Meira Kumar , is a Dalit and also a woman. "We will appreciate the Congress if the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) loses in 2019 and Meira Kumar is re-nominated in 2022", Tyagi told ANI . The Congress-led Opposition, on the other hand, can be accused of reproducing the familiar dynastic traits by picking Meira Kumar, the ...
The GOP ultimately fell short of winning enough seats to finally control the House, which Democrats now govern with a slim 79-72 majority. The AP analyzed the results of last fall's US and state House elections across the nation, examining the percentage of races lacking major party opposition and calculating state partisan advantages using a statistical method created to detect potential political gerrymandering.
McCain also asked Mattis, "Do you agree that we're not winning in Afghanistan?" "It's going to be an era of frequent skirmishing and it's going to require a change in our approach from the last several years if we're to get it to that position", Mattis said .
After the USA visit, PM Modi will travel to the Netherlands on June 27 where he will have a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and call on King Willem-Alexander and meet Queen Maxima. Trump said his administration is going to enforce "Hire American" rules that are created to protect jobs and wages of workers in the US. As Mr Modi put it on Twitter on Friday: "Strong India-USA ties benefit our nations & the world".
Stormzy and rap collective WSTRN also contributed original verses to the cover. Elsewhere on Loose Women today, Robbie Williams' wife Ayda Field broke down as she spoke about the Grenfell Tower charity single - which was unveiled today.
The celebration is a public holiday in many Muslim countries, but is not one in the United Kingdom, despite a campaign for it to be recognised back in 2014. In Coimbatore women offer namaz on the occasion of "Eid al-Fitr" in Coimbatore on June 25, 2017. As the two don't align, the Islamic dates move back by 11 days each year.
A failure to gain support from the Northern Irish party would risk the Queen's Speech being voted down next week, and Mr Corbyn has said Labour will be pushing hard for that outcome. The deal also prompted Irish premier Enda Kenny to warn that such an alliance could upset Northern Ireland's fragile peace. It is thought the PM will scrap plans to rethink the " triple lock ", which guarantees the state pension, as well as means tests for winter fuel payments - two policies which proved ...
The Iranian strike targeted the "headquarters and gathering centers of Takfiri terrorists supporting and building auto bombs", Iran's Tasnim news agency reported . Israel also remains concerned about Iran's missile launches. The development comes as tensions rise in Syria with Russian Federation and Iran sending USA warnings .
Trump lashed out at Comey, dubbing him a "leaker" for indirectly providing reporters with the contents of his memos summarizing their private conversations in the weeks before he was sacked. Former FBI director James Comey is "cowardly", according to US President Donald Trump. "I didn't say that", Trump insisted Friday, before heading to his New Jersey golf club in Bedminster where he will spend the weekend.
Meanwhile, there has been a heated debate in the Muslim community in the states as to whether her killing should be tried as a hate crime or not. "His anger over the encounter led to violence when he hit Nabra [Hassanen] with a baseball bat".
In North Korea's first public comment on Warmbier's death, a spokesman for North Korea's foreign ministry said claims that Warmbier was beaten and tortured in captivity were "groundless". President Trump said on Monday North Korea's authorities were responsible for the student's death, stressing that his administration planned to prevent any new such incidents.
Cundy said a criminal investigation began the day of the fire and will look at a "wide range" of issues, including the renovation project, the public housing block's management and maintenance, and fire-safety measures. "Sadly, for many families, they have lost more than one family member, and my heart truly goes out to them", he said. But I don't think anything prepared me for what I was going to see when I was in there.
Someone with a $1 million capital gain, he said, stands to get a tax cut of $38,000. McConnell, eager to approve the legislation next week, indicated he was open to changes before it reaches the Senate floor. It's unclear whether that will happen because several of his fellow Republicans have cited various reasons for why they can't support the legislation - and McConnell can afford to have only two GOP lawmakers vote no.
A former Obama State Department official suggested Friday that the administration would have "done more " about Russian election interference if it had been clearer earlier that one of the Kremlin's central objectives was to denigrate Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump .
Earlier on Saturday, two police personnel were killed and seven other personnel injured in two separate encounters with Naxalites in insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said. Along with them, Anti-Naxal Task Force (ANTF) of the Indian Air Force was also involved on a large scale. In the ensuing exchange of fire, five troopers were injured.
The China-US D&SD was established under the broader framework of the Comprehensive Dialogue mechanism that came out of US President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in April in Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
Nevada also expanded the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act , or Obamacare , and the Senate bill would phase out that expansion starting in 2020. Ted Cruz of Texas, oppose the current bill out outright. The 142-page Senate health care bill revealed Thursday was written in secret by 13 white men with little or no expertise on health care issues and no advice from doctors, hospitals or health economists, let alone from the public.
Medicaid: The Senate bill slashes spending on Medicaid in order to cut taxes on the rich. Veteran Senator John McCain said the draft bill was better than Obamacare in "100 ways", but like many Senators wanted to study the bill further and consult with his state's governor.
Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". He's now expected to recover. He has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized. Sava said that Scalise's doctors "fully expect him to walk.and hopefully run" in the future. Scalise, R-La., has made incremental progress since being shot in the left hip last Wednesday; his condition was previously upgraded from "critical" to "serious" on Saturday.
Iran's missile strike this week against Islamic State targets in Syria is escalating its military involvement in Syria and likely will heighten tensions between the US -led coalition and Russian and Iranian forces aligned with the Syrian regime, analysts say .
Camden Council said it would remove external thermal cladding from five tower blocks on the Chalcots estate . Arconic, the company that supplied the combustible cladding to a distributor for use at Grenfell, was accused of ignoring the hazardous nature of such panels despite knowing the fire risk they pose, according to company e-mails dating from 2014 and seen by Reuters.
Japan and South Korea will establish a hotline between the defense ministers of their two countries in order to enhance cooperation amid the nuclear and missile activities of North Korea , local media reported Thursday. South Korea has had to pay a significant price for THAAD deployment in the form of domestic unrest and even economic sanctions from China, its largest trading partner.
The U.S Congress agreed previous year to sell fighter jets to Qatar while the latest deal came after a recent Gulf crisis began between some Arab states and Qatar . "We share our views to resolve this problem and remain impartial, but we say what is wrong without hesitation", he said on his return to Ankara from Kuwait on Thursday.
Pandith was on frisking duty outside the Jamia Masjid and was reportedly clicking pictures of people coming out of the mosque. Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday condemned the lynching of a police officer outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of the city in the wee hours.
The White House says the USA and Israeli officials reaffirmed their commitment to advancing Trump's goal of forging a lasting peace in the region. Kushner was accompanied to the meeting by the US ambassador to Israel , David Friedman; Jason Greenblatt , President Donald Trump's special envoy to the Middle East; and Israel's ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer.
Salman had already set a precedent for removal of a crown prince when, in April 2015, he appointed Mohammed bin Nayef and fired Prince Moqren bin Abdul Aziz bin Saud, an appointee of King Abdullah. Saudi Arabia is a key driver of an OPEC deal with non OPEC producers, like Russian Federation, to curb production in an effort to end a supply glut and drive prices higher.
In 2016, a truck-ramming attack that killed four soldiers at a Jerusalem tourist site could have had links to the group, Israeli authorities said, but IS did not claim responsibility. "We in Hamas do not start wars and we do not expect one, this is our political assessment", Khalil al-Hayya, Hamas's deputy leader in the Gaza Strip, told reporters in Gaza.
The bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering states the ability to drop numerous benefits required by the ACA. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has pledged to have a vote on the legislation before July 4. Fortunately, buried in the House bill was a way out of the morass.
Asserting that there is nobody better suited for the post than Kovind , Naidu said, "Majority of the political parties have rallied behind Shri Ram Nath Kovind ". A party general secretary involved in the poll strategy and preparation said Kovind's tour was being worked out. Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar , the opposition candidate, in a statement appealed to all members of the Electoral College to vote on the basis of "cherished principles of.inclusiveness, social justice and ...
So much of bombs and fire arms have been imported in that area. "If she is the state's Chief Minister, she is my Chief Minister also", Ganguly said. Their advantage is it ( Darjeeling ) is a hill area and there are borders with other states and worldwide borders.
Even a couple of days prior to Amit Shah calling on Uddhav Thackeray at his residence to discuss the presidential elections , the Maharashtra chief minister had spoken of mid-term elections as something that would favour the BJP , obviously at the cost of Sena's 63 seats.
Independents went for Comey over Trump, 47 to 17 percent. "There's been no collusion, no obstruction and virtually everybody agrees to that", Trump told Fox, adding that Mueller "is an honorable man and hopefully he'll come up with an honorable solution".
Over 20,000 policemen and other uniformed men will be deployed along the route of the yatra, with a company of National Security Guard being deployed for the first time. The proceedings were watched by millions including a host of VVIPs and dignitaries, while buildings on both sides of the grand avenue were occupied by thousands of people vying for a proper view.
Tillerson told a news conference after security talks with China on Wednesday that North Korea is using money laundering, extortion and malicious cyber activity to help fund its weapons programs. While the US officials stressed agreement on the goal of North Korean denuclearization, the talks also dealt with China's sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea, with the Americans reaffirming opposition to Beijing's militarization of islands it is building in the strategic waterway.
A Number 10 spokesman said: "An invitation has been extended and accepted". "My government's priority is to secure the best possible deal as the country leaves the European Union", the Queen said in her speech. For now, details on how exactly the British government will do so remain sparse, but the speech does appear to signal preparations for a clean break with the EU .