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India's ruling party picks Dalit as presidential candidate

Reacting to the name of Bihar Governor Kovind, Trinamool Congress president and West Bengal's chief minister Mamata Banerjee expressed surprise over the BJP-led NDA's presidential pick. "A meeting will be held soon to discuss the same", he said. Reacting to Mayawati's " Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should have selected a name from a non-political background which will be better" remark, NCP leader Majeed Memon said the former can not openly oppose a Dalit candidate so she went the ... Read More »

Britain, European Union to start historic Brexit talks


With clouds still hanging over Prime Minister Theresa May's government, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier has won an early concession from his counterpart, Brexit Secretary David Davis , by ensuring that the talks start with discussions on the UK's divorce settlement with the bloc. Read More »

Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit


Other official at the table included Glynn Williams - director general at the Home Office, Mark Bowman - director general, global finance at HM Treasury, Simon Case - director general, UK-EU partnership team, Alex Ellis - director general at the Department for Exiting the European Union, Jane Walker - aide to David Davis and Christian Jones - press secretary to David Davis . Read More »

Brexit secretary seeks deal for "all citizens"


Nearly a year after the vote for Brexit , detailed talks have started in Brussels over the form of Britain's departure from the European Union. Mr. Davis is expected to say: "We want both sides to emerge strong and prosperous, capable of projecting our shared European values, leading in the world, and demonstrating our resolve to protect the security of our citizens". Read More »

Alleged NSA leaker to plea not guilty

The case against victor, who worked for NSA contractor Pluribus International Corporation in August, Georgia, appears formidable. She is being charged by the federal government for "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet ". Read More »

Talks begin over British divorce from European Union


The UK government has been forced in to a major climbdown on the first day of Brexit negotiations after being forced to accept the EU's timetable for talks. "But the 27 of us will formulate our interests very clearly and hopefully, together", Mrs Merkel said. Barnier has a mandate from the EU's 27 member states to focus on guaranteeing the rights of European Union nationals living in the United Kingdom as well as the rights of Britons residing elsewhere in the EU. Read More »

In spite of tweet, lawyer insists Trump not under investigation

After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the FBI's investigation of the so-called Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the responsibility for supervising the Russia probe went to U.S. "Oh boy, this is weird", Wallace says later in the interview. He says that President Donald Trump , Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes and Democratic lawmakers should not be presuming an outcome. Read More »

EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'


May had promised to take Britain completely out of the bloc's common trading area and slash the number of people coming from the EU. "Our view is that withdrawal agreement and terms of the future relationship must be agreed alongside each other", said the spokesman. Read More »

Democrats Say They'll Slow Senate Work Over Secretive Health Care Bill

The most forceful and obvious way they could do this is to go to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and insist on it. Blumenthal has scheduled Monday's hearing for 9 the state Capitol in Hartford. However, the bill does still allow states to choose whether to require insurers to cover essential health benefits , which include emergency room care, hospitalization, maternity care, and prescription medicines. Read More »

Britain begins Brexit talks with the EU in Brussels


While Britain has struggled to agree on and present a coherent list of demands, the 27 European Union nations have had one message all along - in the words of Barnier on Monday: "We must first tackle the uncertainties caused by Brexit ". After the initial shock of last year's Brexit vote, the bloc at 27 appears to have steadied in recent months and got a real boost with the election of new French President Emmanuel Macron in May. Read More »

Democrats are pulling an all-night protest against the secret GOP healthcare bill

And so rather than trying to take that as a sign that the bill should be changed until it's something Americans like, he's made a decision to try to shove this thing down our throats without us ever getting a real chance to look at it. This time, the total debate could be no more than 20 hours of debate - the amount set forward under special expedited rules for "budget reconciliation", which does not allow for a Senate filibuster. Read More »

Sekulow Can't Decide Whether Trump is Under Investigation


I can't read people's minds, but I can tell you this: we have not been notified that there's an investigation to the president of the United States". All eyes will be on Rosenstein's actions, as well as evidence of a grand jury, subpoenaing of key White House aides with a focus on President Trump to indicate a full scale investigation has been launched. Read More »

Talks to strike deal with DUP 'ongoing', says Downing Street

The Prime Minister has confirmed she will publish the details of any deal that is reached between her party and the DUP , as she insisted talks will not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday Agreement. The new Taoiseach and his administration should now publicly disassociate itself from the pro-unionist, partisan position of the British Government and bring forward a comprehensive plan for Irish reunification, he said. Read More »

Jharkhand 12th Arts Result 2017


The result is expected to be released at 10 AM on the official website. According to Exam results the pass percentage for JAC Inter Science 2017 is 52.35 percent this year compared to last year's 58 percent and the pass percentage of Jharkhand Class 12 Commerce students this year is 60.09 percent compared to last year's 62 percent. Read More »

United Kingdom finally kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

Perhaps more important, they begin just 10 days after a humbling election setback revived divisions within May's government on what kind of relationship it wants with the EU. Britain is "very conscious of how they will use that time sequence to pressure us, and we'll avoid that at every turn", Davis told ITV on May 14. Read More »

Woman gang-raped, thrown out of car in Greater Noida


It remains unclear what route the alleged rapists took while driving from Sohna to Greater Noida . Senior Superintendent of the Gautam Budh Nagar Police Love Kumar told the news agency that a team of officers had been sent to Sohna for the investigation, and they were acquiring CCTV footage from the localities the auto may have passed through. Read More »

IT dept seizes properties of Misa Bharti, her husband under Benami Act


On 24 May, the I-T department had issued summons to Bharti and her husband, for which neither of the two had shown up. The latest action against Misa, Tejaswi and Shailesh - in which a plot of land and a house were attached - comes after the I-T Department "issued a provisional order under the Benami Transactions Act, 1988", according to a PTI report. Read More »

Baba Ramdev to launch 10000 Patanjali wellness centres globally


Everyone in Pakistan is not a terrorist. Ramdev further shared the importance of yoga in everyone's life and said that Yoga can cure all the physical and mental weakness in a person. According to Ramdev, the Indian government should take adequate steps to eliminate 1993 Mumbai blast mastermind Dawood Ibrahim, Jaish-E-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed. Read More »

London fire: Bishop describes residents' angry meeting with May


Police said they are using the INTERPOL Disaster Victim Identification Standards to identify the deceased. At least 70 people, including children and entire families, have been reported missing following the Grenfell Tower fire. He said the local community was frustrated and angry about "years of neglect" from the local council and successive national governments. Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II struck a mournful tone in an address to mark her official birthday Saturday, remarking not only ... Read More »