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Author: 0 Anandiben Patel's resignation was long overdue: Kamat

BJP President Amit Shah said he will place her letter before Parliamentary Board which will take the final decision. Meanwhile, speculation over Anandiben's successor has already started and few names are making the rounds in the political circles of Gujarat.

Author: 0 Violent clashes erupt in Kashmir despite extended curfew

All educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities have remained closed ever since violence started here on July 9, a day after Hizbul commander Burhan Wani's killing by the security forces. A call have been made to Kashmiris to march to prominent Hazratbal shrine in the city of Srinagar and stage protests after Friday prayers there. Curfew and protest shutdown continued in Kashmir on Thursday for the 27th consecutive day.

Author: 0 Amit Shah To Pick Anandiben Patel's Successor In Consultation With Lawmakers

Senior BJP leader and Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said the meeting, presided over by BJP President Amit Shah, made a decision to depute two Central observers - Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Saroj Pandey - to oversee the process of choosing the new leader of the legislature party.

Author: 0 #Day27: Pak Committed To Jointly Working With SAARC Nations, says Sharif

I will have to speak to the Ministry of External Affairs. Sharif was delivering his opening address at the SAARC Home Ministers meeting in Islamabad, where Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other dignitaries are present. All member states, who have not ratified SAARC convention on Mutual Assistance on Criminal Matters, need to ratify the same, he said. Here are Rajnath Singh's top 10 quotes.

Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif avoids Kashmir in SAARC Home Ministers meeting speech

Singh said dark clouds of terrorism have engulfed not just South Asia but the entire world. Rajnath Singh, whose speech at the SAARC meet in Pakistan was blacked out yesterday, has given a statement in the Parliament, elaborating on all that he said the meeting of Home Ministers at SAARC.

Author: 0 Anandiben Patel to submit resignation to Gujarat Governor on Wednesday

But elections to the Gujarat assembly are due in end 2017, and the Vibrant Gujarat Summit is scheduled to take place in January 2017. Having been a BJP member for 30 years and serving different governments, Nitin Patel, has been a successful businessman and is a seasoned politician.

Author: 0 Rajnath Singh insulted by Pakistan, Congress blames Narendra Modi government

Interestingly, Pakistan's Home Minister Chaudhary Nisar, who was the host, also skipped the lunch. "Will have to speak to the Ministry of External Affairs on that". On Friday, Singh made a strong speech in Parliament, saying, "Keeping in mind the country's prestige, I did what I should have done". "During the SAARC interior ministers meet, I urged all members that terrorists should not be glorified nor should be patronised".

Author: 0 Curfew in Srinagar to prevent separatist march

The post Kashmir: three more people killed, death toll reaches 55 appeared first on The Daily Vox. "There was no protest in the area and they (security forces) killed him for no reason", the Telegraph quoted Riyaz's brother Zahoor as saying.

Author: 0 Rajnath's Insult in Pak Result of Flip-Flops of Modi Govt

Singhvi was also critical of certain statements of the External Affairs Ministry when the Home Minister went to Pakistan saying that it should have kept quiet. Also, New Delhi urged all SAARC nations not to glorify or give patronage to terrorism. Rajnath Singh minced no words when he said that terrorism should not be eulogized.

Author: 0 Curfew extended in Kashmir, but 2 die, many hurt in clashes

A protest march was also held in south Kashmir tourist resort of Pahalgam, the base camp for thousands of Hindu pilgrims to the holy Amarnath cave shrine. Records revealed that 354 people with pellets in eyes were admitted to SMHS Hospital and SKIMS Medical College since the protests erupted after the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8.

Author: 0 Strict Curfew Across Kashmir to Prevent Anti-India Rally

The death of the youth led to protests within the hospital and some youth started pelting stones on the nearby Karan Nagar police station. "Public address systems of some of the local mosques were used to raise to pro-freedom slogans and incite the youth to indulge in stone pelting/protests", the report filed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, said.

Author: 0 Killing of 2 civilians triggers protests in Indian Kashmir

Authorities in Indian-held Kashmir extended a rigid curfew to most parts of the disputed Himalayan region on Friday in an attempt to prevent an anti-India protest in the main city. Separatists have already extended protest shutdown call till August 5 asking people to resume normal activities after 6pm each day. Activists from the Jamaat e Islami Pakistan organisation march during a protest against killings in Indian-administered Kashmir in Islamabad on July 24, 2016.

Author: 0 Who will be the next CM of Gujarat?

Nitin Gadkari and Saroj Pandey will visit Gujarat on Thursday as they have been appointed observers. "I will attain the age of 75 in November", said Ananidben in her post. This could help the leadership efforts of BJP to revamp the political damage in the stronghold of the party in Gujarat ahead of the assembly polls. Kejriwal also said that Patel's resignation was a victory for the Aam Aadmi Party in the fight against corruption.

Author: 0 Pressure on BOJ Increase for Expanding Monetary Stimulus Further

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 0.8 percent at 21,991.25. The US dollar index fell 0.31 percent to 96.31 so far. Consumer prices are now forecast to rise 0.1% in fiscal 2016, compared with the earlier 0.5% estimate, with 2017 projections unchanged at 1.7%.

World Media United Nations aid official laments failure to achieve more in Syria
Author: 0 United Nations aid official laments failure to achieve more in Syria

Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , said on Wednesday that the government had been launching a counterattack on areas captured by rebels in the past two days. These news of chemical attacks came in as a CNN stringer in eastern Aleppo reported that intense artillery assaults and airstrikes were going on in the area.

Author: 0 India praised as it approves goods and services tax

Though tax on goods would come down because of GST, it might increase on services and also food grains. "Implementation of GST will provide more relief to the economy, industry, trade, and agriculture as VAT, CST, Entry Tax and Entertainment Tax will be subsumed in GST".

Author: 0 Two Dead, 100 Rescued After Flooding Causes 'Tremendous Devastation' In Maryland

The other victim was identified as Joseph Blevins , 38, of Windsor Mill, Maryland , police said. The Patapsco River, which runs through the area, rose more than 13 feet according to the National Weather Service. Onlookers appear frustrated at first when the woman in the vehicle doesn't get out but gradually she makes her way through the passenger window into the arms of a helper who carries her to safety.

Author: 0 Trump taunts GOP, refusing to back Ryan, McCain

Trump has had a running dispute with Khizr and Ghazala Khan since they took the stage at last week's Democratic convention to cite their son's sacrifice and criticize Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States. She voted in favor of the Iraq War in 2002. Ryan's Wisconsin primary is set for next Tuesday and McCain's is also coming up in Arizona. In an op-ed piece, Representative Richard Hanna of NY cited Trump's attacks on the parents, calling the candidate "deeply flawed ...

Author: 0 Prachanda all set to be next Nepal prime minister

Earlier, the Communist Party of Nepal-UML, the second largest party in Parliament, had said it would field a candidate for the post but it decided on Tuesday not to file any nominations. Before filing his nomination paper for the Prime Minister's election, Maoist chief Prachanda and NC chief Deuba signed the agreement with the Madhesis, mostly of Indian- origin, which assured the Madhesi communities of addressing their demands through political understanding and amendment to the Constitution.

World Media Indianapolis policeman shot by off-duty officer
Author: 0 Indianapolis policeman shot by off-duty officer

It happened on the city's southeast side when the off-duty officer and his estranged wife got into some sort of altercation. Aurs himself was shot while on duty in 2003, according to IndyStar news reports. Investigators tracked the suspect officer to Cincinnati, where he was taken into custody early Saturday, WXIN reported . The victim in the domestic violence incident was also safe.

Author: 0 Turkish military faces overhaul after failed coup attempt

The top-level military meet... Yildirim accompanied senior military officers to pay respects at Ataturk's mausoleum in Ankara ahead of the meeting. The detention order comes on top of warrants issued Monday for 42 journalists, 16 of whom have been brought in for questioning, according to the Dogan news agency.

World Media France's religious leaders united after church attack
Author: 0 France's religious leaders united after church attack

French President Francois Hollande visited the scene of the devastating attack yesterday where he appealed for "unity" in France. Two months later he left the country for Syria using a cousin's identification card. Hollande, meanwhile, presided over a defense council and Cabinet meeting in Paris after speaking with Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Muslim and Jewish leaders.

Author: 0 Seoul: North Korea floats propaganda leaflets via river

Kerry said it was "critical for the world and for all countries to fully enforce the sanctions that have been imposed", calling North Korea "the only country in the world defying the worldwide movement towards responsibility" by continuing to develop its missiles.

World Media Mike Pence Appears To Contradict Trump's Stance On NATO
Author: 0 Mike Pence Appears To Contradict Trump's Stance On NATO

Holcomb, who has never been elected to office, has touted his eight years as an aide and campaign manager to former Gov. Mitch Daniels and four months as lieutenant governor. "As our state's next governor, I will strive not only to continue that success, but to lead IN to the next level". There will be no statewide election to select the GOP nominee.

World Media Donald Trump bounces into lead
Author: 0 Donald Trump bounces into lead

Donald Trump is starting to see the famous "convention bounce" show up in his poll numbers - coming out of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland with a lead over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The new findings mark Trump's best showing in a CNN/ORC Poll against Clinton since September. Together, they were enough to shift the average in Trump's favor.

World Media 'I Will Kill You All', Munich Gunman Warned
Author: 0 'I Will Kill You All', Munich Gunman Warned

Meanwhile, Fadil Segashi, the uncle of Armela, said she was "an example to others". Numerous victims are believed to have been children and teenagers, as it is alleged that the gunman lured them to McDonald's with the promise of free food using a fake Facebook profile.

World Media Cambodia Stops Any Decision On South China Sea
Author: 0 Cambodia Stops Any Decision On South China Sea

Following the release of the Joint Communique of the 49th Asean Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Vientiane, Dr Balakrishnan wrote on Facebook that he is "delighted" over how Asean demonstrated unity of goal by issuing a principled joint communique.

Author: 0 Kaine, wife attend Catholic mass in Richmond

While praising his Virginia colleague as "a very decent guy", he said Clinton's running mate should be "a very strong progressive who has a history of standing up to big-money interests". Kaine spoke for about 10 minutes at his homecoming, noting that he had launched his political career three decades ago in the same neighborhood when he sought a seat on the Richmond City Council.

World Media Trump takes time from victory lap to swat at Ted Cruz
Author: 0 Trump takes time from victory lap to swat at Ted Cruz

Theirs is the party that thinks ISIS is a "JV team", that responds to the death of Americans at Benghazi by asking, "What difference does it make?" "Are you allowed to set up a Super PAC if you are the president to fight somebody?" After upending Donald Trump's Republican National Convention with his conspicuous non-endorsement of the presidential nominee, Cruz is confronting isolation and unease in his home-state GOP, which has largely been moving toward Trump evenas he continues to ...

Author: 0 Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack

Angry demonstrations sealed some of the area around the square, and prevented police and other security forces from entering. Outside hospitals, huge queues forms as the public offered to donate blood. He said the Enlighten Movement, which organized the protests, wants to have its own representatives and members of worldwide human rights organizations take part in the commission Ghani set up to investigate the attack .

World Media Trump, now GOP nominee, returns to fighting former foe Cruz
Author: 0 Trump, now GOP nominee, returns to fighting former foe Cruz

The blatant sign of GOP disunity angered some GOP delegates, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the Trump campaign and members of the nominee's family. Asked by delegate whether Cruz will vote for Trump, a supporter of his interrupted and said "his vote is private". Trump also made referred once again to a conspiracy theory linking Cruz's father to the assassination of President John F.

World Media Prince William says George got too many birthday gifts
Author: 0 Prince William says George got too many birthday gifts

He was joined by his wife, Kate , on the visit. Oracle Team USA are the defending champions. William told the competition's victor, 10-year-old Zak Kay, reports People . George, the third-in-line to the British throne, was pictured with the family dog Lupo and playing in the grounds of the country mansion in Norfolk, east England, which belongs to his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

World Media Nepal PM KP Oli resigns ahead of a no-confidence vote
Author: 0 Nepal PM KP Oli resigns ahead of a no-confidence vote

The no-confidence motion was brought by former Maoist rebels who propped up the Oli-led government last October, but fell out with him after accusing him of failing to honour a power-sharing deal. Oli's departure marks the 23rd time the Nepali government has fallen since a multi-party democracy was created in 1990. A Cabinet meeting on Sunday chose to make the recommendation before the president after it concluded that a new government can not be formed after Prime Minister Oli resigns ...

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