Day: May 23, 2019

Will approach party high command against Sidhu: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh, May 23: Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Thursday said he would approach the Congress high command over his cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu’s remarks on the sacrilege issue during electioneering. A day before polling, Sidhu had raised questions on the probe into the desecration of religious texts in 2015. […]


Pelosi warns move to impeach Trump now premature, ‘very divisive’

Democrats are not yet ready to initiate impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump, the party’s congressional leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday, warning that such a course of action would be “very divisive.” The powerful House speaker, whose high-profile rivalry with Trump spilled into open warfare this week, […]

India’s ruling party claims victory with wide lead in votes

NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party claimed it won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday’s vote count, while the head of the main opposition party conceded a personal defeat that signaled the end of an era for modern India’s main political dynasty. […]

Modi stuns opposition with huge election win

NEW DELHI/AYODHYA – Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security. His re-election reinforces a global trend of right-wing populists sweeping […]

US-Japan vision for Indo-Pacific serves as foundation for global partnership: White House

Washington, May 23: The vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific that the United States and Japan share serves as the foundation for a global partnership that strengthens security, prosperity and order around the world, the White House has said. In fact, the US-Japan alliance serves as the cornerstone […]

DG BSF calls on J-K guv, discusses security situation

Srinagar, May 23: Director General, Border Security Force, Rajni Kant Mishra on Thursday met Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik here and discussed various issues connected with internal and external security and the smooth conduct of the annual Amaranth Yatra. Mishra briefed the governor about the functioning of […]

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