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UK elections: Parties make last pitches on final campaign day
London, Dec 11 (IANS) The party leaders were set for a frantic day of campaigning as they criss-cross the country to promote key messages ahead of Thursday's general election.
2019-12-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Shiv Sena dismisses Manohar Joshi's musings
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) A day after former Chief Minister and ex-Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi predicted that the Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party may reunite in the near future, the party (Sena) rejected it outright as "his personal views", here on Wednesday.
2019-12-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Clarifications needed before supporting CAB: Shiv Sena
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Former BJP ally Shiv Sena's members in Rajya Sabha have not yet decided whether to support or oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019.
2019-12-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thanos creator unhappy with Trump campaign's 'Avengers' ad
Los Angeles, Dec 11 (IANS) Comic book writer and Thanos creator Jim Starlin is unhappy and feels violated after watching US President Donald Trump replace the villain of the Marvel Universe in one of his latest re-election campaign ads.
2019-12-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Cong speaking Pak's lingo on CAB: Modi
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hit out at the Congress and some opposition parties, saying they are speaking the same language on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (CAB) as Pakistan.
2019-12-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha BJP rebels may face expulsion
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) The BJP state core committee meeting is likely to 'expel' those who are found guilty of working against the party's interests in any manner, a top party leader said here.
2019-12-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Normal life affected in northeast as CAB agitations intensify
Agartala/Aizawl, Dec 10 (IANS) Normal life was badly affected across the northeast on Tuesday due to the shutdown and agitations organised by various tribal parties and youth organisations including the North East Students' Organisation (NESO), to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB).
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Situation in J&K normal: Shah
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that the situation in Jammu & Kashmir is "normal" and not a single death due to police firing was reported after abrogation of Article 370 from erstwhile state.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chilean military plane disappears with 38 onboard
Santiago, Dec 10 (IANS) A Chilean military aircraft enroute to Antarctica with 38 people onboard, has disappeared off the radar, the country's Air Force confirmed in a statement.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Muslims are bigger patriots: Azam Khan
Rampur, Dec 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan has said that Muslims are 'bigger patriots' as they had a choice either to go to Pakistan during the Partition in 1947 or stay back in India -- and they chose to stay back.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Imran condemns passing of India's Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday condemned the passing of India's controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to give Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, saying that it "violates all norms of international human rights law" with Islamabad.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Johnson recreates 'Love Actually' scene urging people to vote for Tories
London, Dec 10 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has recreated a scene from "Love Actually", the 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film, urging citizens to vote for his ruling Conservative Party in Thursday's general election.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Delhi police shuts all JNU gates to stop students' march
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) With barricadings set up and security forces deployed on every gate of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, the students' planned march to the President's house has been contained in the varsity.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
8 soldiers killed in Afghan suicide bombing
Kabul, Dec 9 (IANS) At least eight Afghan soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing in the Afghanistan's Helmand province, a Taliban stronghold, on Monday, a source said.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Israel,Politics
7 detained in Istanbul protest against gender violence
Istanbul, Dec 9 (IANS) Seven people were detained during a protest in Istanbul organised by a leading womens rights group calling for an end to gender-based violence in Turkey, a media report said.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Saudi Crown Prince calls Trump over Florida shooting
Riyadh, Dec 9 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called US President Donald Trump and offered condolences over the December 6 shooting at a Florida military base which was carried out by a Saudi national, media reports said on Monday
2019-12-09
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Finnish Minister to become world's youngest PM
Helsinki, Dec 9 (IANS) The 34-year-old Sanna Marin is set to become the world's youngest Prime Minister as head of a women-led coalition government in Finland, it was reported on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Finland,Politics
Modi, Congress leaders wish Sonia Gandhi on birthday
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on her 73rd birthday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Florida military base attack presumed terrorism: FBI
Miami, Dec 9 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was treating the December 6 deadly attack on a military base in Florida that claimed the lives of three people, as a presumed terrorist attack, the media reported on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi slams BJP for onion, petrol price rise
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has slammed the government for rise in onion and petrol prices. The price of petrol crossed Rs 75 mark and that of onion has risen to Rs 200 a kg in some parts of the country, according to reports.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP set for majority in Karnataka Assembly
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is heading for a simple majority in the 223-member Karnataka Assembly, as it surged ahead in 12 of the 15 constituencies where vote count is underway for the December 5 bypolls since 8.00 a.m., a party official said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Karnataka bypolls: Congress faces rout, concedes defeat
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) The opposition Congress is facing rout again in Karnataka, as it is leading only in 2 of the 15 assembly segments where it contested in the December 5 by-elections in the southern state, a party official said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
1 killed in NZ volcano eruption, toll may rise
Wellington, Dec 9 (IANS) At least one person was killed on Sunday after the White Island or the Whakaari volcano in New Zealand erupted on Monday, police said, adding that the toll was likely to increase as a number of people were still unaccounted for.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Kejriwal orders probe in Delhi fire, Rs 10 lakh assistance
New Deli, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi government has announced Rs 10 lakh assistance to the families of those killed in the massive blaze at a factory in west Delhi's Rani Jhansi Road area on Sunday morning. The government also announced Rs 1 lakh compensation to the injured.
2019-12-08
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UK parties make final push before Dec 12 polls
London, Dec 8 (IANS) The main British political party leaders were continuing to push their election pledges to voters, as the campaign for the December 12 general election has entered its final few days, it was reported on Sunday.
2019-12-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Huge investment in Odisha by Centre: President
Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said huge investment has been made for infrastructure development in Odisha as the Centre is focusing on the development of eastern part of the country.
2019-12-08
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
HK police arrests 11, seize weapons ahead of mass march
Hong Kong, Dec 8 (IANS) Hong Kong police arrested 11 people and seized weapons including a firearm during citywide raids on Sunday, which officers believed would be used to "create chaos" at a major anti-government march later in the day.
2019-12-08
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
FBI identifies Florida military base shooter
Miami, Dec 8 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has identified the shooter that killed three at a military base in Florida as Saudi national Mohammed Alshamrani.
2019-12-08
Category: International, United States,Politics
Boris Johnson's girlfriend wears saree during temple visit
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Carrie Symonds wore a saree as she joined her boyfriend, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a visit to a Hindu temple for the couple's first joint outing before the December 12 general election.
2019-12-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
2nd Epstein victim claims to have slept with Prince Andrew
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A second victim who was allegedly abused by late American financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has claimed that she slept with the UK'S Prince Andrew, a media report said on Saturday.
2019-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Modi salutes courage of forces on Armed Forces Flag Day
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the courage of soldiers of Armed Forces and their families on Armed Forces Flag Day on Saturday.
2019-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Robert Vadra seeks court's permission to travel abroad
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Saturday sought the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) response over an application filed by businessman Robert Vadra seeking permission to travel to Spain.
2019-12-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Moon, Trump agree to main dialogue with N.Korea
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Donald Trump have agreed on Saturday that it was necessary to maintain dialogue momentum between Washington and Pyongyang, the presidential office here said.
2019-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Amid violence, Jharkhand witnesses brisk polling (2nd Lead)
Ranchi, Dec 7 (IANS) Jharkhand is witnessing brisk polling amid violence on Saturday for the second phase of the Assembly polls.
2019-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
US post office to be named after slain Sikh police officer
Houston, Dec 7 (IANS) A Democratic Congresswoman has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives to name a post office in Houston after Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, the first Sikh Deputy in Texas's Harris County who was shot dead while on duty in September.
2019-12-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Murdering rapists should be hanged publicly: Goa Minister
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Goa's Ports Minister Michael Lobo on Saturday demanded that rape and murder case convicts should be hanged at a public stadium so that a strong message is sent to the people committing such heinous and rarest of rare crimes.
2019-12-07
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Priyanka to meet Unnao victim's family; Akhilesh on dharna
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) The death of the Unnao rape victim has stirred up the Uttar Pradesh politics with Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra rushing to meet the victim's family in Unnao, and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav sitting on a 'dharna' outside the Vidhan Sabha, here on Saturday.
2019-12-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jharkhand polls: One dead in clashes in Gumla
Ranchi, Dec 7 (IANS) Two incidents of violence have been reported in Jharkhand on Saturday where polling for the second phase on 20 Assembly seats is underway.
2019-12-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Khalilzad reaches Doha, US-Taliban talks to resume soon
Kabul, Dec 7 (IANS) Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, has arrived in Doha where he will resume peace talks with Taliban negotiators soon, according to informed sources.
2019-12-07
Category: International, Israel,Politics
You're a damn liar man: Biden tells voter
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden confronted a voter by calling him a liar who suggested that the former Vice President had sent his son to work in Ukraine, a media report said on Friday.
2019-12-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
Netas hail Telangana cops on rape accused's 'encounter'
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) After the 'encounter' killing of the four accused in the horrific Hyderabad gang rape and murder case, reactions from political corridors are pouring in, mostly hailing the police's action.
2019-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bangladesh Bank criticised for 'sexist' job circular
Dhaka, Dec 6 (IANS) The Bangladesh Bank was criticised for a "sexist" job circular, where it asked married female applicants to mention their husbands permanent address as their own, it was reported on Friday.
2019-12-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Exit polls vote for BJP in Karnataka bypolls
Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) Local exit polls in Karnataka predict that the ruling BJP will win the majority of Thursday's by-elections in 15 Assembly segments.
2019-12-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
UK polls: Conservatives have 10-point lead over Labour
London, Dec 6 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his ruling Conservative Party have a 10-point lead over opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party ahead of the December 12 general election, according to a new poll.
2019-12-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
'No progress in getting Turkey to abandon Russian missile system'
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper said that there had been "no movement" with regard to getting Turkey to abandon the Russian S-400 missile system.
2019-12-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
Maneka Gandhi questions Hyderabad encounter
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP and former union minister Maneka Gandhi has raised questions on the encounter by the Hyderabad police in which four accused were shot dead.
2019-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajasthan BJP, Congress state chiefs to share stage in UK
Jaipur, Dec 5 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot will share the dais with BJP state president Satish Poonia on Thursday in a special programme in the UK on Thursday.
2019-12-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Khaleda's bail hearing in corruption case deferred
Dhaka, Dec 5 (IANS) The Bangladesh Supreme Court on Thursday deferred former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's bail hearing in a corruption case after authorities sought more time to submit a report on her health.
2019-12-05
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
US denies considering adding 14,000 troops to Middle East
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) The US Department of Defense has rejected a report alleging that Washington was considering adding 14,000 troops to the Middle East to confront Iran.
2019-12-05
Category: International, United States,Politics
MHRD officials to meet agitating DU teachers
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Following a day-long massive protest against non-payment of salaries for several months to hundreds of Delhi University teachers, Ministry of Human Resource Development officials will now meet the Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) on Thursday evening to resolve the issue.
2019-12-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics