The first BJP-IPFT government assumed power in Tripura on Friday as 48-year old Biplab Kumar Deb was sworn in as the new Tripura Chief Minister.
Eleven Asia-Pacific countries have just signed the trade pact formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according to a BBC News report. Although the US pulled out last year, the deal was salvaged by the remaining members, who signed it at a ceremony in the Chilean city of Santiago.
A day after Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu announced the Telugu Desam Party's decision to quit from the Union Cabinet, citing Centre's neglect to the state, its Ministers YS Chowdhury and Ashok Gajapathi Raju sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to submit their resignation.
A curfew in the Sri Lankan town of Kandy will be temporarily lifted on Thursday, authorities said, following days of violence against members of the minority Muslim community by Buddhists.
Expressing his anger over the incident, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered an inquiry into the lapse in security.
BJP president Amit Shah cautions party workers against violence or “destruction” of any statue, says party firmly “believes” that a wide range of ideas and ideologies can coexist in India
Tension has been brewing in the island nation over the past year, with some Buddhist groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert to Islam and destroying Buddhist archaeological sites
Modi was greeted with the slogan “Jeet hamari jari hai, ab Karnataka ki bari hai” (Our winning spree continues, now it’s time to win in Karnataka). Assembly elections in Karnataka are due in May this year.
. She makes multimedia art projects that deal with issues of representation, specifically in how images circulate and affect how we share the world with one another. Mathur, along with Bathsheba Okwenje from Uganda and Elisa Giardina Papa from Italy, is the co-founder of an artist collective called Radha May.
The allegations first surfaced in 2012 when it was alleged that Karti had links to Advantage Strategic Consulting, which had bought shares of Vasan Eye Care at a reduced price and had later sold the shares at a huge profit.
The Maldivian Democratic Party, the main opposition party, said on Twitter police had arrested Mohamed Ameeth and Abdulla Ahmed, two lawmakers who had defected from Yameen's party and two more from other opposition parties late on Monday.Independent television Raajje TV, which showed footage of police forcibly blocking protesters, said Abdulla Ahmed was arrested while giving a media interview about the protest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held separate meetings with the visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and both sides agreed to strengthen the ties.Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau and both the leaders later also held delegation level talks.