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RS seat for Yechury: Pinarayi expresses regret in CPM CC

RS seat for Yechury: Pinarayi expresses regret in CPM CC Last month Mr Yechury himself ruled out a third term, saying that, as general secretary, he can not violate the rule. "The Kerala unit of the party was against taking help of Congress to get the party general secrtary re-elected", a top leader told PTI. [Full Article...]

PM Modi visits Gujarat as other states grapple with floods

PM Modi visits Gujarat as other states grapple with floods More than 1,000 people have been rescued and 46,000 shifted to safer locations from low-lying areas, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said. The Prime Minister also announced sending special Central government teams to carry out assessment of damage caused by the floods in urban and rural areas of the state, and added that insurance companies, including those dealing with crop insurance, will be... [Full Article...]

'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj

'It Is a Sin to Presume They are Dead,': Sushma Swaraj Earlier, Sushma Swaraj faced ruckus in the House from opposition members, mostly the Congress, as she was about to speak.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan asked Sushma Swaraj to make a statement on the issue. "I thought we should at least search for them", she said. "I have never misled". "People who are convinced that they are dead and I am lying, they are free to tell their families that they are dea... [Full Article...]

Ram Jethmalani quits as Kejriwal's counsel

Ram Jethmalani quits as Kejriwal's counsel The bench, hearing Jaitley's application to expedite the hearing in the defamation case by recording the evidence in an orderly and fair manner, decided not to pass any order against Kejriwal for the use of objectionable language by his counsel Ram Jethmalani in the previous set of hearings. [Full Article...]

Drass remembers fallen soldiers on 'Kargil Diwas'

Drass remembers fallen soldiers on 'Kargil Diwas' Unknown miscreants vandalised the Rezang La War Memorial here on Tuesday, a day before the 18th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Divas. The UP CM was describing the retreat forced on the Pakistan troops by the Indian Army during the 1999 war that Pakistan started. [Full Article...]

USA investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russian Federation probe

USA investigators seek to turn Manafort in Russian Federation probe Ryan says, "I don't think many people are saying Bob Mueller is a biased partisan". But Trump's comment about pardons , tucked into an attack on the media, raised the possibility that he was considering his options if the investigations do not turn out the way he hopes. [Full Article...]

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance Both sides are under pressure from the global community to resolve the row over the holy site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and Muslims as Haram al-Sharif. Is it linked to events in Jordan? The crisis erupted last week, after Israel installed metal detectors at the compound following a shooting attack that killed two policemen. [Full Article...]

High noon in Venezuela with strike then vote

High noon in Venezuela with strike then vote Foes say that will institutionalize dictatorship by the ruling Socialist Party. Details have been scarce on what Maduro's Constituent Assembly would actually do, but it would have power to rewrite the national charter - written under Chavez in 1999 - and override all other institutions. [Full Article...]

Texas Senate Rushes To Pass Most Of Gov. Abbott's Agenda

Texas Senate Rushes To Pass Most Of Gov. Abbott's Agenda New Senate bill looks to control local spending. "There is really no good way to argue that participation in extracurricular activities, and whether boys ought to play in girls' sports, or visa versa, falls within a specific Call of the use of multi occupancy showers, locker rooms, rest rooms, and changing rooms", said Senator Watson. [Full Article...]

Appeals court blocks strict DC concealed carry permit law

Appeals court blocks strict DC concealed carry permit law In the 10 days after it was blocked , D.C. Police received 85 concealed carry permit applications, compared to 61 in the six previous months, according to the Washington Times . D.C., which was backed by the LGBT gun rights organization, Pink Pistols. In a brief Tuesday, they say the 4th U.S. Circuit Court majority erred when in concluding police can frisk someone they believe has a weapon. [Full Article...]

Hoyer to CNN: Ironic That McCain Returns For Healthcare Vote

Hoyer to CNN: Ironic That McCain Returns For Healthcare Vote Repeal or Repeal & Replace! Despite his vote to move ahead, Mr. McCain offered harsh words for the secretive process by which Senate Republican leaders came up with their bill to repeal and replace the health law, and he delivered a pessimistic take on its chances. [Full Article...]

European Union concerned over USA bill on Russian Federation sanctions

The White House has expressed reservations about that aspect of the bill after the Senate passed similar legislation last month. The bill would require Trump to send a report to Congress outlining why the administration wants to suspend or terminate any sanctions against Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort Meets with Senate Intel Commitee Amid Russia Probe

Manafort has started producing documents to the Committee and we have agreed to continue negotiating over a transcribed interview", the two lawmakers said in a joint statement Tuesday. The president and his campaign officials have insisted that nothing improper took place at the meeting and that it did not yield useful information. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner Speaks After Senate Testimony

Jared Kushner Speaks After Senate Testimony The president took to Twitter Tuesday morning to defend Kushner. Kushner started by making clear it was Trump Jr. who set up the meeting and asked him to join. "I did not collude , nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government", he said in the statement . 'I had no improper contacts . [Full Article...]

McCain, battling cancer, returns to Senate for critical health care vote

McCain, battling cancer, returns to Senate for critical health care vote He entered the Senate in the mid-1980s, and while he brought his military hot temper to Washington , he appreciated the comity and compromise of the upper chamber. His colleagues say it's not surprising McCain would hurry back to the Senate. GONYEA: And he grimly described the tone of debates in recent years. [Full Article...]

China urges India not to abuse trade remedy measures

China urges India not to abuse trade remedy measures With the face-off between India and China at Doklam , Sikkim continuing, Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt General Sarath Chand said in New Delhi on Tuesday China will continue to remain a threat to the country in future. Saying the withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam was a "precondition", the daily said Doval's visit for a meeting of BRICS NSAs won't change Beijing's stance. [Full Article...]

Trump Blasts Washington Post Reporting On US-Syria Policy

Trump Blasts Washington Post Reporting On US-Syria Policy Thousands of Syrian anti-government fighters were trained and armed. President Donald Trump has assailed The Washington Post in connection with a story about termination of USA efforts to aid rebels fighting to oust Syria's President Bashar Assad . [Full Article...]

Muslims keep up shrine boycott despite Israeli concessions

When it was reopened, metal detectors had been set up at five of the eight entrance gates used by Muslims. Muslim officials are unhappy the detectors have been replaced by high-tech cameras and have urged Palestinians to stay away from the mosque. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team

Donald Trump Jr. adds Washington lawyer to legal team Russian Federation has adamantly denied any collusion with the Trump campaign or interference in the election, and has repeatedly pointed to a lack of evidence to support those claims. Trump has said repeatedly that he did not collude with Russian officials and called accounts of the meetings between his campaign and Russian operatives a partisan attack by Democrats to avenge their loss in the e... [Full Article...]

India Wants To Ban Driverless Cars To Protect Jobs

India Wants To Ban Driverless Cars To Protect Jobs Tesla's driverless cars, with the aid of a software, lets the auto drive on their own using a combination of maps and smart sensorsIndia is having none of this sort of advancement. Five lakh people will get jobs over the next five years, said the minister. "In order to promote innovation and research and development in the fields of vehicular engineering, mechanically propelled vehicles and transp... [Full Article...]


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