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Congress challenges Modi to get BJP leaders premises raided by IT

Congress challenges Modi to get BJP leaders premises raided by IT But "keeping them in the dark", Mr Gandhi declared he will be the prime minister , he said. BJP president Amit Shah in a series of tweet lambasted against the Congress party, saying the party "is using fake voter IDs to create fictitious voters and rig the 2018 Karnataka polls". [Full Article...]

Time for people to say goodbye to Congress, says PM Modi

Time for people to say goodbye to Congress, says PM Modi Prime minister Narendra Modi , who was campaigning in Karnataka, attacked the Congress over adopting such tactics to win the election. Manjula said she had rented or leased out the flats. The BJP, on the other hand, is demanding countermanding of polls in the Raja Rajeshwari Nagar constituency after thousands of "fake" voter identity cards were recovered from a flat there. [Full Article...]

Tech and energy companies help lift USA stocks in early trade

Tech and energy companies help lift USA stocks in early trade OIL: Prices of oil fell sharply before Trump's announcement but rebounded, with benchmark USA crude oil jumping $1.58 to $70.64 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Bank of America gained 1.4 percent to $30.36. Cognizant Technology Solutions slid 5.2 percent to $77.86 after the information technology consulting firm's earnings outlook for the current quarter was ... [Full Article...]

Maryland Sheriff Kills Harmless Groundhog For Blocking Traffic

Maryland Sheriff Kills Harmless Groundhog For Blocking Traffic So begins a video posted to Facebook that shows a Maryland sheriff's deputy trying to get a groundhog out of a roadway, where it was backing up traffic on Monday. The video quickly went viral after it was posted on Facebook. The Sheriff's Office also declined to comment on camera, however they sent WBAL a statement explaining the deputy saw traffic stopped , investigated, and found the ground... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to pull 'fake news' credentials

Trump threatens to pull 'fake news' credentials Drudge, who runs the influential right-wing news site The Drudge Report, tweeted that he feared Trump's attacks on the media could lead to a licensing of reporters. " Take away credentials? " he proposed. Even conservative news icon Matt Drudge , broadly supportive of the President, spoke out against Trump's tweet. [Full Article...]

LDS Church To Cut Ties With Boy Scouts of America

LDS Church To Cut Ties With Boy Scouts of America A young boy in Salt Lake City visits the Rockwell exhibition at the Mormon Church History Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah, celebrating the 100-year relationship between Scouting and the Mormon church, July 22, 2013. "Scout Law and expresses its profound desire for Scouting's continuing and growing success in the years ahead". Last week, the organization said it will change the name of its flagship ... [Full Article...]

UN Chief Open to 'Building' Upon Iran Nuclear Agreement

UN Chief Open to 'Building' Upon Iran Nuclear Agreement Under the JCPOA deal, the USA and other world powers agreed to lift some economic sanctions imposed on Iran in return for the latter agreeing to rein in its nuclear program. He said on Monday that Iran could remain in the nuclear deal without the US if its interests are guaranteed, otherwise it has other plans. To date, IAEA has confirmed that Iran has fulfilled all its nuclear-related obligatio... [Full Article...]

5 police, 1 inmate killed in Indonesia prison riot, police say

5 police, 1 inmate killed in Indonesia prison riot, police say But a link to Islamist terrorists was made after a publication of the Islamic State group's Amaq News Agency. This detention center does house convicted IS militants but Indonesian police are yet to provide any information on the background of the rebellious attackers. [Full Article...]

Palghar by-poll further strains BJP-Sena ties

Palghar by-poll further strains BJP-Sena ties Fadnavis told reporters: "Chintaman Wanga helped the BJP grow in Palghar and worked hard for the party to be elected there". Consequently, Shiv Sena has declared that it will field Wanga's son, Shrinivas Wanga, as its candidate. "It is Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's decision to contest the elections on our own strength", Raut said. "When they (Chintaman Wanga's family) joined the Shiv Se... [Full Article...]

"It's Ridiculous to claim women's clothes for a rape": Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman's statement gained significance after Indian and Chinese military locked horns for more than 70 days over a construction of a road in Doklam a year ago, at the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan. Police said the tourist, R Thirumani from Chennai, was hit on the head by a stone and sustained injuries. "Out of every 10 such incidents, seven are committed by people who know the victim... [Full Article...]

Iran press slams Trump pullout, divided on response

Iran press slams Trump pullout, divided on response McMaster. Elliott said that the Iranian government would likely continue to want to appear to be the reasonable partner, and to work with the Russians and Europeans. However, in the last three years, since the sanctions on Tehran were lifted by former USA president Barack Obama , India's crude oil imports from Iran have almost doubled. [Full Article...]

At least 2 police killed in Kabul attacks

At least 2 police killed in Kabul attacks Three suicide bombers have targeted two police stations in the Afghan capital, wounding several people, an Afghan interior ministry official said. However, Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack in Dasht-e-Barchi. Dozens of people have been killed in suicide attacks in Kabul in recent weeks, including some 60 people at a voter registration centre and nine journalists in a blast on April 3... [Full Article...]

Tarantino's latest adds Burt Reynolds, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth & Michael Madsen!

Tarantino's latest adds Burt Reynolds, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth & Michael Madsen! And it sounds like this could be a truly great role for the Deliverance legend, as he's set to play the real life figure of George Spahn, an elderly blind ranch owner who rented his property to Charles Manson, and was paid by way of sexual favours from female members of Manson's cult. [Full Article...]

School levy defeated again

School levy defeated again The school's superintendent, Stephen Barrett, says the levy is an urgent need for the district, especially to help address overcrowding as Jefferson Township continues to grow. After repeated attempts voters in the Indian Creek School District said yes Tuesday to a 6.1-mill bond issue. The levy will raise an additional $3,278,754 per year. [Full Article...]

Fayose's deputy, Eleka wins Ekiti PDP Governorship primary poll

Fayose's deputy, Eleka wins Ekiti PDP Governorship primary poll Abdullahi made his comments following the submission of the report by the Governor Tanko Al-Makura-led Ekiti state governorship primary committee, to the party's National Working committee. "The processes leading to the primary are very transparent and that is why there have not been any complaints from them". In a statement by the PDP National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan on Monday, th... [Full Article...]

No plea deal offered for Mohamed Noor in Justine Damond case

No plea deal offered for Mohamed Noor in Justine Damond case Justine Damond called the police after hearing what she thought was a woman screaming for help. Noor, who was freed on $400,000 bail, faces third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter charges. Noor's attorney, Tom Plunkett, previously said his client should not have been charged and he was simply following his training. Both officers drew their weapons inside the squad vehicle, and Noor ... [Full Article...]

Cate Blanchett recycles 2014 Golden Globes gown for Cannes

Cate Blanchett recycles 2014 Golden Globes gown for Cannes This year's jury president chose to wear the lacy black Armani Privé dress she showed off at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, when she won best actress for Blue Jasmine . USA director Martin Scorsese and Australian Oscar victor and producer Cate Blanchett , the jury's president, declared open the 71st Cannes Film Festival . [Full Article...]

Public bus explodes in Rome, no casualties

Public bus explodes in Rome, no casualties ANSA quoted trade unionists as saying that about 30 per cent of ATAC's 1,900-2,000 buses are not roadworthy, and that the average age of its fleet is 14 years, against a European standard of 7-8 years. Italian media has blamed the succession of incidents on the city's aging bus fleet and poor maintenance. "Attack in the heart of Rome claimed by ATAC", she wrote. [Full Article...]

Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir after natural disaster in Afghanistan

Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir after natural disaster in Afghanistan A 6.2 magnitude quake has also shaken buildings in Afghanistan-Tajikistan-Pakistan region in this afternoon. The epicenter of the quake was at the depth of 200 kilometres in Hindu Kush mountain area of Afghanistan. However, so far no news of big loss has recorded yet either in Afghanistan or in India. No damages to buildings etc were reported in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi or Jammu and Kashmir till t... [Full Article...]

Alleged Israeli attack near Damascus

Alleged Israeli attack near Damascus The alleged strike came hours after the Israeli military said it had identified "abnormal movements of Iranian forces in Syria" and called for local governments in the Golan Heights to open their bomb shelters. Israel Radio on Sunday night said the Iranian planning for an attack was at "an advanced stage". Troop preparedness levels have been raised to attack levels and reserve troops in Northern I... [Full Article...]


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