Ruckus in Maharashtra Assembly over Maratha quota

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The opposition Congress in Maharashtra on Tuesday demanded that the State Backward Class Commission's report on Maratha quota issue be immediately tabled in the state Assembly. On the second day of the Winter Session of the state Legislature, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Radhakrishna Vikh...

2 Dead, Police Officer Critical In Shooting At Chicago Hospital

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A man showed up to Mercy Hospital and opened fire on a woman believed to be his former fiance before turning the gun on others, leaving two people, including the gunman, dead, and two others, including a police officer, injured Monday afternoon. The shooting took place between 3 and 3:30 p.m. Cen...

Jamal Khashoggi murder: Donald Trump says no new punishment for Saudi Arabia

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday the US will not punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at this time nor cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia for the killing of US-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump called the killing of Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a “horrible crime” ...

SC defers hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea challenging SIT clean chit to Modi

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed SIT on Monday opposed the plea of Zakia Ahsan Jafri -- the widow of Congress leader Ahsan Jafri -- challenging the Gujarat High Court order upholding the clean chit to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 riots case. The case ...

Kejriwal attacked with chilli powder; AAP says even CM not safe in Delhi

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In a major security breach, a sachet of chilli powder was thrown at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday outside his chamber in Delhi Secretariat. Reasons for the apparent attack at the Aam Aadmi Party chief are unknown. Kejriwal was leaving home for lunch when a middle-aged man bowed bef...

Sushma Swaraj Says Won't Contest Lok Sabha Elections Next Year

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Union minister Sushma Swaraj, one of the senior most leaders of the ruling BJP, has declared that she will not contest the 2019 national election. Sushma Swaraj shared the decision with reporters in Madhya Pradesh, where elections will be held later this month. Reports say she cited health reasons.

Nissan's Carlos Ghosn to be arrested for 'financial violations': Report

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Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be arrested by Tokyo prosecutors for alleged violation of Japan's financial instruments and exchange act, the Asahi newspaper reported on November 19 on its website. The newspaper reported that Ghosn, who is also chairman and chief executive of France's...

File response to CVC report as quickly as possible: SC to Alok Verma

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The Supreme Court Monday asked CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma to file his response "as quickly as possible" during the day on findings of the CVC's preliminary probe report on corruption charges against him and made it clear that it will not adjourn the scheduled hearing on Tuesday. The apex court...

Gehlot, Pilot to contest Rajasthan assembly polls

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Both Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot will contest the December 7 Rajasthan election, it was revealed in a joint press conference by the two Congress leaders amid reports of a widening rift in the party. "Both, I and Sachin Pilot will fight the Rajasthan assembly elections," Ashok Gehlot, a former c...