• Karnataka CM in a fix over state flag issue
Karnataka CM in a fix over state flag issue

It is on full display on November 1 every year when the state observes Karnataka Formation Day, Karnataka Rajyotsava. "Is there was any provision in the Constitution which prohibits the state from having its own flag?" Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has asked for President's Rule to be imposed in the state.

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  • Ex-House Speaker Hastert reportedly out of prison
Ex-House Speaker Hastert reportedly out of prison

He then broke banking laws by offering the victims hush money. Hastert claimed that Individual A, a former Yorkville standout wrestler, had falsely accused him of sexual abuse decades ago when he was a coach. "If they want to reach out to him, that's their prerogative", Durkin said, "but he should never contact them himself". "I want to apologi...

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  • Monsoon Session: Oppn ready to corner govt
Monsoon Session: Oppn ready to corner govt

CPI leader D Raja said the opposition "will seek answers from the government on what they are doing to check rising incidents of cow vigilantism and lynchings in the country that pose grave danger to the social harmony of the country and the idea of India".

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  • Turkish court orders six rights activists held in custody: Hurriyet
Turkish court orders six rights activists held in custody: Hurriyet

All 10 were being investigated for "committing crime in the name of a terrorist organization without being a member", according to Amnesty International, a research and advocacy group that supports human rights around the world. "What is absolutely crystal clear, one hundred percent clear is this was a routine human rights workshop - the sort...

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  • What's next? Senate GOP scrambles after health care flop
What's next? Senate GOP scrambles after health care flop

Trump had pushed hard to get a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare through the U.S. House of Representatives in May and immediately celebrated the victory with lawmakers on the White House lawn. As the bill collapsed in the Senate, leaders in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives unveiled a budget plan putting a proposed tax code ...

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  • Illinois Governor Fires New 'Body Man' over Homophobic and Racist Tweets
Illinois Governor Fires New 'Body Man' over Homophobic and Racist Tweets

Escalating pension payments have led to drained reserves, debt dependency and junk bond ratings for CPS, the nation's third-largest public school system. He also the stall tactic is meant to protect the governor from his own "poor judgement". Meanwhile, CPS contended Rauner's intended action on the bill would exceed the veto power afforded govern...

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  • Frontier Airlines adding flights out of San Antonio International
Frontier Airlines adding flights out of San Antonio International

Frontier Airlines is doubling the number of cities it serves with nonstop flights from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, officials with the airline announced Tuesday. The return flight leaves Miami at 1:45 p.m., landing in Cleveland at 4:44 p.m. Fares start at $59 one way and are on sale now. Frontier will celebrate the new service with fa...

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  • Trump Jr. attorney offers details about 8th person at meeting
Trump Jr. attorney offers details about 8th person at meeting

It also came just after Washington Post released a poll finding that Trump's standing with the American people has "deteriorated" since the spring. In recent days, it was revealed that Trump's eldest son Donald Trump Jr. and two other senior campaign officials met in June 2016 with a Russian lawyer in hopes of receiving damaging informa...

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  • Trump will ask SC to overturn new travel-ban ruling
Trump will ask SC to overturn new travel-ban ruling

Grandparents of US residents from six predominantly Muslim countries included in the Trump administration's travel ban will be allowed to obtain visas and enter the United States, according to a report by Reuters . In its legal filing late Friday, the Justice Department said Judge Watson's ruling badly misconstrues the Supreme Court's decision...

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  • Pakistan accuses Indian army of killing four Pakistani soldiers
Pakistan accuses Indian army of killing four Pakistani soldiers

Naik Muddasar Ahmed (37) was grievously injured when mortar shells landed on his bunker. Muddasar Ahmed belonged to Village Duchoo of Tral Tehsil in Pulwama . Current ceasefire violations have resulted in the highest number of civilian casualties than in the past, he said. "Heavy mortal shelling was reported in forward areas of Tehsil Manjakot...

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  • On the India-China stand-off
On the India-China stand-off

The drills "covering a dozen elements was testimony to the PLA's combined strike capability", a narrator said on CCTV in China. The exercises in were reported by state-run China Central Television ( CCTV ). A steady line of supplies is being maintained for the soldiers at the site, official sources said, signalling that Indian Army is not going...

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  • Tropical Storm Don forms in the Atlantic
Tropical Storm Don forms in the Atlantic

Regardless of development, the NHC stressed, the system is expected to bring heavy rainfall and gusty winds to portions of the Lesser Antilles beginning late tomorrow. Another tropical wave, with a low chance of development during the next two days, will continue to drift slowly west-northwest. It was located about 1,650 miles to the east of Hilo...

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  • Jordanian Soldier Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing US Trainers
Jordanian Soldier Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing US Trainers

First Sergeant Marik al-Tuwayha was accused of shooting the American soldiers, who were staying on the base to train Jordanian troops. The country hosts several hundred US military contractors and some U.S. Al-Tuwayha has said he had "no intention of killing anyone" and felt no resentment towards Americans. The US Embassy in Amman expressed its s...

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  • Venezuelans turn out for unofficial vote
Venezuelans turn out for unofficial vote

Voting for Venezuelan rights from thousands of miles away. Venezuelans living in Costa Rica take part in an unofficial referendum launched by the Venezuelan opposition in San Jose, Costa Rica, 16 July 2017. Local Venezuelan residents said Sunday's vote could play a crucial part in the impoverished nation's future. "We will honor that cry that Ven...

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  • Trump admin gives more visas to low-wage foreign workers
Trump admin gives more visas to low-wage foreign workers

They were made available by the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ) after federal officials said there were not enough qualified and willing United States workers to meet the needs of businesses for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year.

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  • Russian Federation demands immediate return of diplomatic property from US
Russian Federation demands immediate return of diplomatic property from US

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov is expected to meet with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon in Washington later Monday to discuss the diplomatic compounds. This last happened in the afternoon at the State department without the slightest comment. President Vladimir Putin raised the issue with Donal...

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  • Presidential election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind battles Meira Kumar today
Presidential election 2017: Ram Nath Kovind battles Meira Kumar today

On the eve of Presidential polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had congratulated NDA presidential candidate Kovind "in advance " and assured him of his government's support . This means cross-voting is a high possibility. Kovind addressed the BJD MLAs and MPs at the Assembly conference hall after the chief minister's brief introduction.

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  • Lalu Prasad lashes out at Nitish for backing Ram Nath Kovind
Lalu Prasad lashes out at Nitish for backing Ram Nath Kovind

His comments came a day after JD (U) general secretary K C Tyagi said that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar did not set any deadline for his resignation, nor asked him to quit. Goyal; and the wife of Lalu's confidante Prem Chand Gupta, Sujata on allegations of awarding the tender for development, maintenance and operation of hotels in Ranchi and Puri in...

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  • After Sasikala row, 32 convicts shifted out of Bengaluru central prison
After Sasikala row, 32 convicts shifted out of Bengaluru central prison

The fight between Director General of Police (Prisons) H N Sathayanarayana Rao and Deputy Inspector General of Police (Prisons) D Roopa has caused a lot of embarrassment to the state government . Sasikala's alleged luxurious life in Bengaluru prison surfaces in the form exclusive pictures that have been leaked to media. "As unfortunately t...

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  • Reebok is trolling Trump over his continued misogyny and it's handsome
Reebok is trolling Trump over his continued misogyny and it's handsome

Minister Julie Bishop spotlighted Trump's physical shape during an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Sunday after being asked if she'd have been "flattered or offended" to receive such a remark. He added, "We spoke in detail about the things that could make him come back to the Paris accord". The infographic has mentio...

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