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Congress to meet again on backing Sena
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Amid reports that the Congress is likely to give outside support to the Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra, the grand old party has called a second meeting to take a final call on the issue.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Now, NCP, Congress play hard ball with Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) After the Congress, the Nationalist Congress Party also announced on Monday that it had not taken a final decision on extending support to the Shiv Sena for forming the government.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Riots erupt in Bolivia after Morales' resignation
La Paz, Nov 11 (IANS) Riots erupted across Bolivia after the resignation of President Evo Morales amid mounting pressure to step down following the anti-government protests that have rocked the South American nation since late last month.
2019-11-11
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
Aussie court to decide if convicted Cardinal can appeal
Canberra, Nov 11 (IANS) Australia's High Court will announce on Wednesday whether it will hear the final appeal request of Cardinal George Pell, who was sentenced to six years in prison for child sexual abuse.
2019-11-11
Category: International, Australia,Politics
BJP banks on Raghubar Das as Jharkhand CM
Ranchi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Central leadership is banking on Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and has denied ticket to his detractors for the state's upcoming Assembly polls.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Nikki Haley shares advice for immigrants to advance in US
New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the first and only Indian-American to attain the status of a member of the US cabinet has shared a piece of advice from her mother that propelled the child of Sikh immigrants to the high office: "Your job is not to show them how you're different. Your job is to show them how you're similar."
2019-11-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
If Babri Masjid illegal, why is Advani being tried :Owaisi
Hyderabad, Nov 10 (IANS) If Babri Masjid was illegal, then why Advani is being tried for its demolition and if it was legal then why Advani is getting the land, asked All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi.
2019-11-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
UK parties row over spending plans
London, Nov 10 (IANS) A spending row has broken out after the UK's ruling Conservative Party published what it claimed would be the cost of an opposition Labour government over five years, ahead of the December 12 general election, it was reported on Sunday.
2019-11-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
3 killed as more than 70 bushfires rage in Australia
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) More than 70 bushfires continued to burn across two states in Australia on Sunday, where at least three people have been killed and four were missing, despite the efforts of around 1,300 firefighters.
2019-11-10
Category: International, Australia,Politics
How India is quietly helping Syria with brain power
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) In the midst of the global focus on Syria with Turkeys latest offensive putting a big question mark on when the war will end, India has been quietly doing its bit to help the Syrian people cope, and also laying the foundation for its bright future.
2019-11-10
Category: International, India,Politics
Cyclone Bulbul weakens after landfall in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Nov 10 (IANS) Cyclone Bulbul has weakened into a deep depression while cutting its path through the Bangladesh coast after it made landfall in the country, weather authorities said on Sunday.
2019-11-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
PM speaks to Mamata over cyclone Bulbul, assures assistance
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A day after cyclone Bulbul wreaked havoc in the coastal areas of West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to took stock of the situation.
2019-11-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump may release transcript of April Ukraine call
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that was likely to release the full transcript of his April telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday, a day before public impeachment hearings were set to begin in the House.
2019-11-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Netanyahu appoints new Defence Minister
Jerusalem, Nov 9 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed New Right party leader Naftali Bennett as the country's new Defence Minister.
2019-11-09
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Modi congratulates Mauritius PM Jugnauth on re-election
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated his Mauritius counterpart Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on Saturday after the latter was re-elected for a five-year term in office in the recently concluded elections in the island nation.
2019-11-09
Category: International, India,National,Politics
SC's Ayodhya verdict final, all should accept it: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 (IANS) Without going into the details of the Ayodhya judgement, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that with the Supreme Court ruling on an issue that has caused a lot of turbulence in the past, all parties should accept it gracefully.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Modi thanks Imran for timely opening of Kartarpur corridor
Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Nov 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan for respecting the sentiments of India.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Ayodhya verdict will put more pressure on Muslims: Qureshi
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) In response to the Indian Supreme Court's verdict on the Ayodhya title dispute case, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday said the ruling will "put more pressure on the already suppressed Muslim community".
2019-11-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Karnataka Congress leaders call to respect Ayodhya verdict
Bengaluru, Nov 9 (IANS) Karnataka opposition leader and former Congress chief minister Siddaramiah called for peace, respect and harmony in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict on Saturday.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
All should accept SC verdict on Ayodhya: Kerala Governor
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 (IANS) Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Saturday said all are duty bound to accept the verdict of the Supreme Court on Ayodhya.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
China's Oct inflation climbs to 3.8%, highest since 2012
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index, the main indicator of inflation, grew 3.8 per cent year-on-year in October, its highest growth rate since January 2012, according to official data released.
2019-11-09
Category: International, China,Politics
Ayodhya verdict :Kejriwal welcomes SC decision, appeals for peace
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday welcomed the judgement of the Supreme Court and urged people to maintain peace and harmony.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Subdued jubilation in Ayodhya after verdict
Ayodhya, Nov 9 (IANS) Heavy restrictions in the holy town of Ayodhya may not have allowed celebrations for the Supreme Court verdict that clears the way for the construction of the Ram temple but a subdued sense of relief and happiness was palpable.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Ayodhya verdict :Karnataka BJP hails SC decision
Bengaluru, Nov 9 (IANS) Terming the unanimous verdict of the Supreme Court in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case as historic, Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appealed to all sections of the people to maintain peace and harmony.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Togadia says govt should now build Ram temple at Ayodhya
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Ex-VHP leader Pravin Togadia has welcomed the Supreme Court judgement and expressed confidence that the government now would build a "grand Ram Temple" in Ayodhya.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajnath, Gadkari welcome Ayodhya verdict
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari on Saturday welcomed the judgement of the Supreme Court on the Ayodhya dispute and urged people to maintain peace and harmony.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Labour mulls letting employees set their own work hours
London, Nov 8 (IANS) The UK's opposition Labour Party was considering allowing millions of their workers to set their own hours under new plans for a "workplace revolution" if leader Jeremy Corbyn came to power after the December 12 general elections, a media report said on Friday.
2019-11-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg prepares for presidential race
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) Billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was reportedly preparing to enter the Democratic race for the 2020 US presidential election, according to American media reports.
2019-11-08
Category: International, United States,Politics
Kerala Minister admits goof up in tax notices
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) Admitting that there were errors in the calculation of overdue taxes, State Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Friday told the Assembly that appropriate action will be taken and the errors will be rectified.
2019-11-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
HK protests may cost Disneyland $135mn in lost income
Hong Kong, Nov 8 (IANS) Hong Kong's Disneyland Resort has estimated that the anti-government protests which have gripped the city since this July, will have cost it $135 million in lost income by the end of the year, a report said on Friday.
2019-11-08
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HK student dies after car park fall
Hong Kong, Nov 8 (IANS) A Hong Kong university student who suffered a severe brain injury after he fell from a car park earlier this near an area of confrontation between protesters and police, died on Friday.
2019-11-08
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Religious gatherings exempt from Section 144 :Goa CM
Panaji, Nov 8 (IANS) Religious gatherings would be exempted from section 144 CrPC, which has been imposed throughout the state, in view of the upcoming Supreme Court (SC) verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday.
2019-11-08
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
SL tourist arrivals drop 22.5% in October 2019
Colombo, Nov 8 (IANS) The number of international tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka declined for the seventh straight month in October 2019 by 22.5 per cent in comparison to the same period last year while gradually recovering from the plunge following the April 21 Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 250 people.
2019-11-08
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Anti-Brexit parties agree UK poll pact
London, Nov 7 (IANS) The three anti-Brexit parties -- Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru, Green Party -- have formed an electoral pact, agreeing not to stand against each other in dozens of seats during the December 12 general elections.
2019-11-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Trump lashes out at Democrats at Louisiana rally
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has lashed out at Democrats during a rally in Louisiana, as impeachment testimony from a senior US diplomat was released.
2019-11-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
China begins developing 6G technology after launching 5G services
Beijing, Nov 7 (IANS) China's Ministry of Science and Technology has announced the setting up of a working team to research and develop 6G networks just days after the commercial launch of 5G services in the country, state-media reported Thursday.
2019-11-07
Category: International, China,Politics
Gadkari confirms 'Not returning' to state politics
Nagpur, Nov 7 (IANS) Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has ruled out any possibility of his returning to state politics and said the political impasse in Maharashtra would be soon resolved, here on Thursday.
2019-11-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Johnson officially launches Conservative Party's poll campaign
London, Nov 7 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has officially launched the ruling Conservative Party's poll campaign for the December 12 general elections, saying his Brexit deal "delivers everything I campaigned for".
2019-11-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India, UAE discuss boosting trade, investment ties
Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 (IANS) Visiting Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan held talks here with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh on further enhancing the countries' trade, investment and tourism ties.
2019-11-07
Category: International, Togo,Diplomacy,Politics
Republicans suffer setbacks in US state polls
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's Republican Party has suffered setbacks in two states, losing the governorship of Kentucky and the legislature in Virginia a year away from the presidential election.
2019-11-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
Only BJP-Sena can form Maharashtra govt: Pawar
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Amid the charged political atmosphere in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar said that the only viable option is a Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena government in the state.
2019-11-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
No proposal from Shiv Sena on govt formation: Pawar
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Amid the charged political atmosphere in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar said there is "no proposal" from the Shiv Sena on the issue of government formation, here on Wednesday.
2019-11-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Delhi LG meets top cops
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A day after Delhi police personnel held a massive protest outside the Police Headquarters in the national capital, Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday met top cops here.
2019-11-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Naidu, Manmohan call for following path of Guru Nanak Dev
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday asked the people of Punjab to follow the path shown by the first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev, whose 550th Prakash Purb (birth anniversary) falls on November 12.
2019-11-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Has RSS advised Fadnavis to 'lay off' Sena?
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is understood to have advised Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to distance himself from the government formation efforts by Shiv Sena and prepare to serve the people from the Opposition, according to sources.
2019-11-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Priyanka takes a dig at Modi on layoffs
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "all is well" remark, saying such comments made abroad do not set things right as there are no reports of increase in employment coming from anywhere in the country.
2019-11-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sidhu in Pak's Kartarpur video apart from Bhindranwale, Amrik Khalsa
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A video song released by Pakistan government prior to the opening of the Kartarpur corridor has run into a controversy for featuring Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu apart from slain Khalistani separatist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale amongst other leaders.
2019-11-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Macron urges China to bring end to trade war with US
Shanghai, Nov 5 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday expressed hope for an end to the ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing with an agreement between the two parties.
2019-11-05
Category: International, China,Politics
SL EC identifies 13 'fake' candidates
Colombo, Nov 5 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) of Sri Lanka has identified 13 presidential candidates who were in the fray merely to support either of the two main contenders, SLPP's Gotabaya Rajapaksa and NDP's Sajith Premadasa, for the November 16 presidential election, an official said.
2019-11-05
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Sl polls: 15 parties ink MoU to back Gotabaya
Colombo, Nov 5 (IANS) Fifteen political have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to back Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the November 16 presidential election.
2019-11-05
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics