• Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah hits back at Amit Shah for calling him
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah hits back at Amit Shah for calling him "AHINDU"

Shah had said at a press conference at Davangere two days ago that Siddaramaiah is not an "AHINDA" leader (a Kannada acronym for minorities, backward classes and Dalits) but "AHINDU" leader (anti-Hindu). "Such politics of violence must be uprooted from the peaceful land of Karnataka". Siddaramaiah, who represents Varuna in Mysuru after it bec...

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  • Kapil Sibal Bought Company From Money Laundering Accused, Alleges Smriti Irani
Kapil Sibal Bought Company From Money Laundering Accused, Alleges Smriti Irani

The reactions from Sibal came shortly after Irani demanded an explanation from Rahul Gandhi over Congress leader Kapil Sibal's alleged land dealing with a businessman who was investigated by the CBI in 2013 for alleged bribery. Talking about Congress and its alleged links with Cambridge Analytica, Irani said: "Here is a political party that is so...

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  • Extreme Vetting: US to Demand Visa Applicants' Social Media History
Extreme Vetting: US to Demand Visa Applicants' Social Media History

In documents that the department will file to the Federal Register , it proposes that almost every individual applying for a United States visa be required to hand over any social media handles used on certain platforms in the past five years as well as submit any telephone numbers and email addresses used during that same time period.

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  • Saudi Prince Calls For Stepped Up Pressure on Iran
Saudi Prince Calls For Stepped Up Pressure on Iran

In a recent interview with the American daily, The Washington Post , Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) revealed that Riyadh had spread Wahhabi ideology, at the request of its Western allies to counter the influence of the Soviet Union (USSR) in Muslim countries, during the Cold War .

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  • Egypt's Sisi wins 92% of votes in presidential election
Egypt's Sisi wins 92% of votes in presidential election

The Akhbar el-Youm newspaper did not report the full turnout but said Sisi won 21.4 million votes, and his rival Moussa Mostafa Moussa 721,000 votes, without mentioning the number of spoiled ballots. Sisi posted photos of voters participating in the polls and praised them on facebook for the huge turnout late on Wednesday. The voting was supe...

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  • 'Most exciting thing ever!' Roseanne dishes on private congratulatory call from Trump
'Most exciting thing ever!' Roseanne dishes on private congratulatory call from Trump

Joy Behar speculated that the show's popularity stems from its portrayal of a family divided by political differences. In a separate interview with The Hollywood Reporter , Barr said she wanted more diversity on the series during its heyday and noted that adding D.J.'s daughter into the show's reboot was the ideal opportunity.

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  • Supreme Court Uncertain on Gerrymandering
Supreme Court Uncertain on Gerrymandering

In October, the Supreme Court's justices heard arguments in a lawsuit on Republican gerrymandering in Wisconsin - but have yet to make a decision on that case. Constituency maps for state and federal elections are usually redesigned following the US Census, carried out once per decade. If and when Democrats "breach the barriers erected by the...

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  • Lagos deserves special status, Ambode tells Buhari
Lagos deserves special status, Ambode tells Buhari

A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State, Chike Oti, said the attention of the Commissioner of Police had been drawn to the news credited to the Nigeria Bar Association Chairman, Ikeja branch, Adesina Ogunlana, that they would use the occasion of the visit of the President to protest the Land Use Charge policy of the Lagos ...

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  • Legal defense fund site set up for former Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy McCabe
Legal defense fund site set up for former Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy McCabe

Andrew McCabe , the former Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions vindictively fired days before retirement to prevent him from earning full pension benefits, has rapidly turned into a martyr for Trump's pattern of interference in law enforcement.

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  • Five Red Sox takes: Chris Sale shines in Opening Day defeat
Five Red Sox takes: Chris Sale shines in Opening Day defeat

An Adeiny Hechavarria infield single added another run, and that's how it ended, 6-4. The Rays need to find consistency in an overhauled batting order - they've scored in just one of their first 18 innings and they've been held to four hits in each of their first two games, albeit against two dominant lefties in Boston's Chris Sale and Price....

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  • Oklahoma educators face tough choice with looming walkout
Oklahoma educators face tough choice with looming walkout

It increases the state's gasoline tax by 3 cents and the diesel tax by 6 cents. The OEA had told legislators that teachers were seeking a $10,000 pay raise over three years, a $5,000 raise for other support professionals over the same period of time, an adjustment to retirees' pensions, and full restoration of funding to what they call essentia...

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  • 'Conduct re-exams for all-subjects or none': Angry students demand justice
'Conduct re-exams for all-subjects or none': Angry students demand justice

Taking to Twitter , Rahul said, "The exam leaks destroy the hopes and futures of millions of students". The incident has outraged the students, who have collected in a large number at Jantar mantar in New Delhi to protest against it.

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  • EC sets up panel to probe leak of Karnataka election dates
EC sets up panel to probe leak of Karnataka election dates

While speaking to the media he accused Congress party of playing the policy of divide and rule to win the upcoming assembly elections. The BJP views Karnataka as a gateway to the south where it is looking to widen its base and increase its haul of Lok Sabha seats in 2019.

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  • Trump says pressure on North Korea must remain 'at all cost'
Trump says pressure on North Korea must remain 'at all cost'

North Korea has given Donald Trump their attention, as the President abandons the US appeasement mentality of the last 30 years, said US Senator. The White House said on Tuesday that China briefed Trump on the meetings and that the denuclearization pledge was "further evidence that our campaign of maximum pressure is creating the appropriat...

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  • Royal wedding: Security plans for Harry and Meghan's big day revealed
Royal wedding: Security plans for Harry and Meghan's big day revealed

According to Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, chief of the defense staff, "I am proud that members of the Armed Forces have been asked to take part in the ceremonial celebrations taking place on the royal couple's wedding day". On the traditional invitations, issued in Prince Charles" name and written in American ink on English card, Meghan is...

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  • Large natural disaster strikes off Papua New Guinea
Large natural disaster strikes off Papua New Guinea

The tsunami warning was later called off. A magnitude 7.5 natural disaster hit the country's highland region on February 26, triggering powerful aftershocks, according to CNN. The country has also been hit by a series of earthquakes this month, leaving vulnerable residents who living unsafe conditions in fear. It took weeks to establish the ful...

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  • Jeb Bush Lashes Out At Trump Kids, Gets Demolished
Jeb Bush Lashes Out At Trump Kids, Gets Demolished

Even so, he took time to criticize the president, calling him a "Republican in basically name only". Eric Trump also defended his father. Don Trump Jr. I love everything about my father. 'Also love that he learned enough about politics in a few weeks to dismantle you piece by piece despite it being your life's work, ' continued Don Jr, who ...

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  • Fabricated photo shows Parkland shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez destroying Constitution
Fabricated photo shows Parkland shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez destroying Constitution

The Washington rally kicked off with Andra Day singing "Rise Up" and also featured a performance by Jennifer Hudson , whose mother, brother and seven-year-old nephew were shot dead in 2008. "Since the time that I came out here", she said, "it has been 6 minutes and 20 seconds". 'Everyone who has been touched by the cold grip of gun violence un...

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  • Lok Sabha disrupted again, Rajya Sabha bids farewell to retiring members
Lok Sabha disrupted again, Rajya Sabha bids farewell to retiring members

Most of the members, including those from the BJP and opposition parties, remain seated. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has also given a similar notice to Secretary-General of the Lok Sabha . Speaking to reporters outside Parliament , Ananth Kumar, however, ruled out an early end for the Budget session while blaming the Congress and its...

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  • For the Boston Marathon: a Pair of Dunkin' Donuts Sauconys
For the Boston Marathon: a Pair of Dunkin' Donuts Sauconys

The design features a strawberry-frosted donut on the heel with sprinkles on the sides. The two Massachusetts-based brands' announcement comes three weeks before the Boston Marathon , and the $110 sneaker is intended as a salute. They also come in a donut box, so there's that. "We've been keeping America running on Dunkin' for decades and we're ...

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