Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said that his party accepted the mandate of the people of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya in the recent assembly polls. Kodiyeri added that the attacks against the Communists is a revenge for them strongly opposing the policies of the Centre and the communal stance of the RSS and the BJP.
Chief Mayawati refuted the reports of alliance with Samajwadi Party (SP), but said her cadres will vote to defeat the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in Phulpur and Gorakhpur by-elections. Here again the combined vote share of the SP-BSP-NISHAD-Peace Party-RLD alliance is marginally more than the BJP. One must note that the SP had contested three seats and the Congress contested two among these constituencies.
The ship's wreck was located Sunday by the research vessel Petrel, which is owned by billionaire explorer Paul Allen. The USS Lexington (CV-2), one of the first USA aircraft carriers ever built, was located at the bottom of the Coral Sea, 3,000 meters below the surface, by the expedition crew of Research Vessel Petrel on Sunday, said the statement published on Allen's website.
On Sunday, with less than two years of experience, Bhaker overcame a strong challenge from host nation's Alejandra Zavala Vazquez to win the women's 10m air pistol by shooting 237.5 points - 0.4 points more than the 33-year-old hometown favourite.In doing so, Bhaker proved that she has truly arrived in the global arena.
The conference will bring together ministers, technical experts and many others to consider how countries can make optimal use of nuclear science and technology in achieving their development goals. lawmakers and European allies to "fix" the agreement or face a United States withdrawal. That continued with Iran's armed forces spokesman, Gen. Masoud Jazayeri, who this weekend said over the weekend that Tehran would only give up its missiles when the West abandons nuclear arms.
Castile was shot and killed by a St. Anthony police officer during a traffic stop in 2016. Part of that money has now been used to pay off the cafeteria debt for all 56 schools in the Saint Paul Public Schools district where Philando Castile worked up until his death.
After his death, officials and Kandy residents said, extremist Buddhist monks who have incited communal violence in the past descended on the area, apparently to pay their condolences. The Nidahas Trophy 2018 is a T20 global fixture to be played between India, Sri-Lanka, and Bangladesh. "The violent BBS mobs manipulated the situation to fuel attacks against Muslims in an unprecedented way and started attacking people".
Whether it's the ease with which she wears a saree (even when she's just off a flight, we kid you not) or her numerous airport style spottings, today Kangana is a style icon who makes a statement every time she steps outside. In 2017 too, Rajkummar Rao appeared in four films and one cameo in Raabta . The film written by Kanika Dhillon will be directed by Prakash Kovelamudi, national award-winning director for Telugu film, Bomelatta.
It is here that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) meets its three long-time adversaries - illegal immigrants (read Bangladeshi Muslims), Christian missionary activities, and secessionist movements threatening territorial integrity - that are antithetical to the project of "akhand rashtra".
On Saturday, Trump renewed his criticism of US trade policy, insisting that world leaders have "taken advantage of" the world's largest economy for years. "Well, in our sized economy, that's a tiny, tiny fraction of 1 percent". "So while it might affect an individual producer for a little while overall, it's not going to be much more than a rounding error ".
Members of Parliament and of provincial assemblies voted Saturday to fill half the seats in the Senate, or Upper House, before elections due this summer for the Lower House of Parliament. "Our parliament should have representatives of all religions, classes & genders in pursuit of true democracy", tweeted rights activist Jibran Nasir. In the recent Senate's elections polling was held in the National Assembly and four provincial assemblies to fill 52 vacant seats, the ruling conservative ...
However, Washintgon's new law could prompt a legal fight with the FCC because the agency's net neutrality repeal contains a provision that prohibits states from implementing their own laws on the matter. There are also efforts by Democrats to undo the move in Congress. Back in December, President Donald Trump's FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, successfully led a vote in December to repeal rules that prohibited ISPs from selectively slowing down internet traffic to different sites.
Jignesh Mevani, a popular Dalit leader and the newly-elected independent MLA in Gujarat assembly, wrote, "If this news is true, then aside from taking down Lenin's statue, I hope you will also take down the casteist Manu statue in Rajasthan High Court!" Sitaram Yechury will address a press conference at 2:30 PM today.
Everyone better act fast, he warned. "Our time is running very short". "I fear that the longer we proceed, the more political headwinds we will feel". The prospect of a trade war being sparked by the imposition of Trump's proposed tariffs rattled financial markets last week. The conclusion of the chapter on sanitary and phytosanitary measures is a rare indication of concrete progress at the sluggish talks, and follows agreement between the NAFTA partners on good regulatory practices earlier ...
Hope Hicks , President Donald Trump's communications director and one of his longest-serving advisers, said Wednesday that she planned to leave the White House in the next few weeks. During the presidential campaign in 2016, Trump said he favored a proposal backed by President Barack Obama to deny gun sales to people on the government's terror watch lists.
According to a report published in Saudi news site Sabq, around 2,000 women had signed up for the event and nearly 1,500 of them took part in the race. This month-long journey has a strong business segment attached to it but also carries a diplomatic effort at strengthening belief in the kingdom as a safe place to do business with and a safe haven for investments.
I advise my supporters not to put up banners from now on as there is a Madras High Court order against it. "I apologise for any inconvenience", he said. "I am 67 years now, since you are not doing your duty I am stepping in", he further added. Rajinikanth said he did not "expect a red carpet welcome", from his critics on his political entry but at the same time asked his detractors not to "discourage" him.
Those purchases may create or sustain more than 400,000 full-time jobs in the US during that period, the group estimated. That year, Chinese steel accounted for less than 2 percent of overall US imports . The tariffs are part of Trump's plan to counter what he says are decades of unfair trade practices and ill-advised trade agreements that have robbed the USA of revenue and jobs.
While Bullock was in the middle of her interview, which aired during the end credits of ABC's Oscar pre-show, Kidman crashed the conversation - much to Bullock's delight. While one fan began to snap a photo with her phone, another gushed about their celebrity run-in. " Nicole Kidman always butts into my stuff!" "I love that movie", Kidman reminisced.
He said Monday that he had the "right and duty" to govern Italy . Salvini's party is Eurosceptic and has been critical of the euro currency. Emerging on top - and the pick of almost a third of those who cast ballots - was the anti-establishment Five Star Movement , founded in 2009 by comic Beppe Grillo and the largest opposition force in the just-ended legislature.
In red-state Texas, Democrats outnumbered Republicans in early voting this year. That was also the only year that Denton County Democrats pulled in more primary votes than the Republicans did. "That is why Democrats in particular are paying so much attention to Texas". It's not just an uptick in Democratic voters happening in Texas, but an increase in candidates putting their names on the ballot, too.
The Chinese government announced Monday that it will raise defense spending by 8.1 percent in 2018 in a continued effort to expand its military capabilities. In its National Defense Strategy issued at the end of a year ago, the Pentagon accused China - and Russian Federation - of being "revisionist powers" who want to shape the world in accordance with their authoritarian models of government, and pose the central challenge to USA prosperity and security.
Skripal, 66, and a woman were found unconscious on a bench near a shopping area and were taken to a nearby hospital where they were treated. Asked about Russia's possible involvement, he said: "If everything points to these people, then that's a problem for them".
Footage by the Islamic state (IS) reveals the attack on Niger which left four USA troopers dead. The clip appeared to come from the helmet of one of the soldiers killed last October, when 11 Special Forces members and around 30 Nigerian soldiers were ambushed in the west African country.
The storm left more than 1.6 million homes and businesses without electricity. By Friday afternoon, FlightAware reported there were thousands of flights cancelled across the country. A 77-year-old woman in Baltimore County, Md., was crushed by a tree branch while checking the mail, and a 72-year-old man in Newport, R.I., was also killed by a falling tree.
Team Sky also responded to the allegations , releasing a statement on its official website . Since that victory, his former Team Sky team-mate Chris Froome has won cycling's most illustrious race on four occasions. "We believe that drugs were being used by Team Sky, within the WADA rules, to enhance the performance of riders, and not just to treat medical need".
Earlier in the day, Parrikar shared a post on his official Facebook page saying he had called Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma and Principal Secretary to the chief minister P. Parrikar was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15 where he received treatment for a pancreatic ailment. After being discharged from Goa Medical College and Hospital, Parrikar had begun functioning from his home and was clearing files, official sources said, adding he was advised a medical ...
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran takes part in a news conference at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, February 22, 2017. The vacated seat will create another Mississippi Senate race to follow in 2018, in addition to Roger Wicker , who is attempting to hold on to his office in the wake of a primary challenge from far-right state Sen.
In a almost two-hour speech to the legislature, Premier Li Keqiang did not mention the scrapping of term limits but emphasized the primacy of Xi and the ruling Communist Party he leads in all aspects of Chinese life. China's rubber-stamp parliament kicked off its most significant meeting in a generation on Monday, preparing to offer Xi Jinping a lifetime mandate to mould the Asian giant into a global superpower.
A rightist alliance including former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's Forza Italia emerged with the biggest bloc of votes , ahead of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement , which saw its support soar to become the largest single party, according to projections based on early vote-counting.
The Confederation of British Industry lobby group said it was important to make sure alternative arrangements were put in place to prevent firms leaving London . "I've said before that no deal is better than a bad deal, but I'm confident that we can get a good deal, and get the right deal for the British people", May told the BBC .
China's announcement of growth target comes at a time when it has been engaged in a trade conflict with the United States after President Donald Trump said he would impose hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminium to protect U.S. The premier said Beijing will speed up state-led development of integrated circuits, mobile communications, aircraft engines, electric cars and other technology.
The ongoing dispute represents an early test for USA diplomats navigating global relations in places where the president's family manages properties or conducts other business ventures, and it comes just days before the scheduled resignation March 9 of the US ambassador to Panama over his personal disagreements with the Trump administration.
The high tide Wednesday is mid-afternoon (3:18pm in Boston) but only some minor flooding is expected. With the threat of another major storm looming, regional utility companies continued working Monday to restore power to a slew of customers who remained in the dark more than 72 hours after the storm began.
Diplomats say China's defense numbers probably underestimate true military spending for the People's Liberation Army (PLA), the world's largest armed force. Zhang said all countries adjusted their military spending depending on defensive needs and the state of the economy. "The pace and scale of this build-up are really dramatic".