Arvind Kejriwal accuses Narendra Modi of receiving bribe as Gujarat CM

Arvind Kejriwal accuses Narendra Modi of receiving bribe as Gujarat CM

The accusation came during his speech in the Delhi assembly, called to debate a resolution to urge President Pranab Mukherjee to direct the union government to immediately withdraw the "draconian demonetisation" move. It may be noted that Kejriwal was speaking of the UPA-II regime, a coalition government led by the Congress. "They found a ledger entry in his laptop stating that on 16 November 2012, the Gujarat Chief Minister was paid Rs.25 crores", he said. Read More

Lowey Decries Trump Appointee's Links to White Supremacists

The top Democrat in the House congratulated Trump just a few days ago and said she was looking forward to working with the president-elect on infrastructure and jobs. President Barack Obama, who Trump will succeed on January 20, declined to wade into the controversy at a White House news conference, saying it would "not be appropriate" for him to comment on Trump's appointments. Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Again Rejects Claims of Facebook Impact on US Election

Mark Zuckerberg Again Rejects Claims of Facebook Impact on US Election

In his post , he said that less than one percent of the site's world-wide content could be classified as fake . In August 2016, Facebook released another News Feed update created to reduce clickbait stories . Facebook got rid of its human news curators this year after they were accused by conservative groups of favoring established media sources for its trending news feature. Read More

Obama invites President-elect Trump for briefing

Mr Trump will be sworn into office January 20. Clinton won among voters who say that immigrants working in the US after coming to the country illegally should be offered a chance to apply for legal status. Clinton's rhetorical shift had been no less stunning, shifting quickly from characterizing her opponent as a serial sexual assailant, a rapacious robber baron, and an enemy of democracy, to wishing him success in the Oval Office. Read More

Rosberg fastest in Brazil final practice ahead of qualifying

But I'll try everything I can". Massa won the race , and for around 10 seconds he was world champion as Hamilton was lower than fifth on the final lap. Lewis Hamilton will start on pole at the 2016 Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after topping Saturday's qualifying session with a time of one minute, 10.736 seconds. Read More

Howard returns to Colorado with adductor injury

Howard returns to Colorado with adductor injury

The USSF went on to say that Howard wouldn't be available for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica, and that Howard had returned to Colorado "for further evaluation and to determine treatment plans". If this is all true and Howard misses the finals, the Rapids will have to use backup goalkeeper Zach MacMath. The Rapids will now turn to Zac MacMath to take Howard's place in goal. Read More

Japan nuclear deal: Why is it termed controversial and opportunistic?

But this assurance had always been supplied by New Delhi right through its nuclear discussion with Japan. The NCA paves the way for India to access Japan's advanced civilian nuclear market. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Hyogo House in Kobe , Japan, on Saturday as part of his three-day Japan visit. As a safeguard, Japan has included a clause to terminate the pact should India conduct nuclear tests, which it last did in 1998. Read More

Iraqi forces liberate ancient city of Nimrud from so-called Islamic State

Iraqi forces liberate ancient city of Nimrud from so-called Islamic State

Kurdish peshmerga and Shi'ite paramilitary forces are holding territory to the northeast and to the west. "The enemy suffered heavy casualties". In some districts, control has changed hands three or four times as the militants, using tunnels and exploiting the presence of civilians as cover, have launched night-time attacks and reversed military gains of the previous day. Read More

NGT: Shut power plants, stop construction on bad air days

NGT: Shut power plants, stop construction on bad air days

Most of these cities also figure in the World Health Organisation's list of most polluted cities in the world , but are routinely ignored by the national media. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the visibility comparatively improved to 700 metres in the national capital on Tuesday while on Monday morning, it was 400 metres and on Sunday, 200 metres. Read More

Colombia's government, rebels sign modified peace agreement

The new agreement will have to be approved by parliament, rather than being put directly to voters. We invite all Colombians and the worldwide community - always in solidarity with the search for reconciliation - to accompany and support this new agreement and its impeding implementation to leave the tragedy of war behind. Read More

Did FBI Director James Comey tip the race to Donald Trump?

Did FBI Director James Comey tip the race to Donald Trump?

In a letter to Comey, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson , R-Wis., asked for details on Comey's scuttling of the latest probe, which had been triggered when a fresh batch of 650,000 emails potentially involving Clinton turned up in an unrelated investigation. Read More

President Obama Adds Funding Protections For Planned Parenthood

President Obama Adds Funding Protections For Planned Parenthood

If Obamacare were to be repealed, an estimated 55 million women could lose access to no-copay preventive services including birth control, screenings for sexually transmitted infections, Pap tests and cancer screenings, according to government figures. Read More

New Rs 500, 2000 notes from November 10: RBI Governor Urjit Patel

RBI Governor Urjit Patel said the central bank had ramped up production of the new higher security currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 that will replace the notes being taken out of circulation. Aiming to make India a more honest and corruption free country, the government today made a decision to release the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 from November 10, the step would help in maintaining financial and economic integrity. Read More

Pope Francis avoids judgment on Trump

Pope Francis avoids judgment on Trump

Not demagogues, not Barabbas, but the people, the poor, whether they have faith in a transcendent God or not. According to Scalfari, he met with the Pope the day before the November 8 USA presidential election that climaxed with the nomination of Republican Donald Trump as the next president-elect. Read More

Clinton, Trump sprint to finish in final campaign appeals

In Florida Monday, Trump bantered with the crowd, one of whom handed him a Halloween mask of his head, complete with orange bouffant. WASHINGTON (AP) - Furiously campaigning to the last, Hillary Clinton tried Monday to emerge from the cloud of suspicion that has followed her campaign and close her historic bid with a call for unity and hope. Read More

Michelle Obama makes third Vogue cover appearance

Michelle Obama makes third Vogue cover appearance

But we keep on asking her anyway. Those dreaming of seeing a woman elected had their hopes crushed after Hillary Clinton's shock defeat. "Melania liked Mrs. However, Clinton is 100 to 1 with bet365 to win the 2020 presidency on the heels of her election flop on Tuesday night. "I think that they take it from President George W. Read More

Trump protests surge across America

Who knows. On Wednesday night he tweeted that the protests were "very unfair!" He later tweeted that he loved that small groups of protesters have passion for their country. Police in Portland Oregon have detained several people as an anti-Trump protest-turned violent with demonstrators breaking windows of businesses and starting a dumpster fire downtown. Read More

Baytown PD: Body of missing teen found in Texas City

Baytown PD: Body of missing teen found in Texas City

Search teams will be back out in Texas City this morning looking for signs of a missing teen near the bar where her boyfriend was arrested. Kirsten Nicole Fritch disappeared on Tuesday before the bodies of her mother and sister were found in their home in Baytown, Texas . Read More

Democrat Kamala D. Harris Wins US Senate Race in California

Speaking to supporters in Los Angeles , Harris struck a defiant tone on a night when Trump moved within reach of the White House, and Republicans clinched control of the House and were on track to hold the Senate. With Tuesday's victory, Mr. Bera will serve a third term in the House. A financial analyst by profession, she was born in India and has been a civil rights activist championing immigrant causes. Read More

Authorities ID possible organizer of Paris, Brussels attacks

Authorities ID possible organizer of Paris, Brussels attacks

In March, the same cell carried out suicide attacks in the airport and a metro station in Brussels , leaving 23 people dead and more than 300 injured. Oussama Atar, a 32-year-old Syrian-based extremist of dual Belgian and Moroccan nationality, was already a suspect in the Brussels attack in March but has now been linked to the attacks in Paris last year. Read More