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Also, the reports are coming that the parliament is adjourned for the day because of the amid constant sloganeering and noisy protests by the members of the House. Chandrababu Naidu alleged in AP Assembly on Tuesday that the Centre (BJP) is using YSR Congress and the newly born Jana Sena Party of actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan as pawns to weaken his party and state.
  • Mumbai protests: Students block railway tracks, demand jobs

    Mumbai protests: Students block railway tracks, demand jobs

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    Confirming that agitators have called off their protest, Railway minister Piyush Goyal told ANI that further discussions will be held. He said the Indian Railways were now in the midst of a massive recruitment exercise and had "come out with a policy to ensure a fair, transparent and competitive recruitment process that follows the law and the guidelines laid down by the Supreme Court".
  • Protests erupt as VHP's Ram Rajya rath yatra enters Tamil Nadu

    Protests erupt as VHP's Ram Rajya rath yatra enters Tamil Nadu

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    Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam reminded the Congress members, who had joined DMK in protest, that Congress-ruling Karnataka and Communist-ruling Kerala too had also granted permission to the yatra . Following their call for protest, section 144 was enforced in the area with immediate effect, and would remain imposed till March 23. Palaniswami said India is a democratic country and one could not differentiate between religions.
  • Leahy renews call for safeguarding Mueller probe

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    At least seven of the 17 lawyers brought on by Mueller - including James Quarles, Jeannie Rhee and Andrew Weissman - have donated to Democratic political candidates, five of them to Hillary Clinton, Trump's 2016 opponent. "This president is engaged in desperate and reckless conduct to intimidate his law enforcement agencies of this country and to try and stop the special counsel".
  • India says 39 workers abducted by ISIL in Iraq confirmed dead

    India says 39 workers abducted by ISIL in Iraq confirmed dead

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    In July 2017, Sushma Swaraj had said that she would not declare the 39 Indians dead without concrete proof or evidence. "We had been saying that we neither have the evidence of them being alive nor the evidence of them being dead. "I informed the House first", the external minister added. "But one of them escaped by posing as a Muslim from Bangladesh and the remaining 39 Indians were taken to Badosh and killed later", she said, the Indian Express reported.
  • Some in GOP alarmed as Trump tweets against Robert Mueller

    Some in GOP alarmed as Trump tweets against Robert Mueller

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    President Donald Trump's legal team has provided documents to special counsel Robert Mueller summarizing their view on certain key matters being investigated. Trump believes the probe is biased against him, a point he made clear in weekend tweets that jabbed Mueller directly. "'What is the Mueller probe should never have been started, and that there was no collusion, and there was no crime, witch hunt?' We were looking for the capital of Vermont".
  • Major Retailers Discuss How Trump's Anti-China Tariff Plan Could Hurt Americans

    Major Retailers Discuss How Trump's Anti-China Tariff Plan Could Hurt Americans

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    Among other things, the USA administration had accused Beijing of forcing U.S. companies to turn over proprietary commercial information and intellectual property as a condition of operating in the Asian nation. Trump not to impose sweeping tariffs in response to China's trade practices, warning the action would "trigger a chain reaction of negative consequences for the U.S.
  • US VP reiterates 'do more' in meeting with PM Abbasi

    US VP reiterates 'do more' in meeting with PM Abbasi

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    During his stay, the NSA had "elaborate and successful meetings" with President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, his counterpart Haneef Atmar, Minister of Defense and NDS Chief. Nasser Khan while welcoming the offer of an olive branch said, "Isolated, blamed and coerced Pakistan is of lesser use to Afghanistan". The world has started to look at and undermine Pakistan through the prism of Afghanistan which is not correct.
  • Vladimir Putin claims victory with rivals trounced in Russian election

    Vladimir Putin claims victory with rivals trounced in Russian election

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    With nearly all of the votes counted in Russia's presidential election, the state-run Russia Public Opinion Research Center published an exit poll that showed Vladimir Putin with 76.6% of the vote. Nazarbayev said Putin's convincing victory in the election shows people's trust in him, development of the country and promotion of its interests. Just weeks ago, he announced that Russian Federation has developed advanced nuclear weapons capable of evading missile defenses.
  • Test election held for Pennsylvania seat

    Test election held for Pennsylvania seat

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    A quick reminder of who is who: Lamb is a former Marine and federal prosecutor who, at age 33, is seeking elective office for the first time . "That's a problem. A Democratic victory in Pennsylvania's 18th District should not be viewed exclusively as a referendum on President Trump. The Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity, along with the National Republican Congressional Committee and the Congressional Leadership Fund, spent millions in the race trying to tie Lamb to Pelosi.
  • Hamas 'behind' bomb attack on premier: Abbas

    Hamas 'behind' bomb attack on premier: Abbas

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    Abbas has since said that the USA can no longer maintain its decades-long role as the main mediator between Israelis and Palestinians, while the White House says it is still planning to release a peace plan. "Apparently the shock of hearing the truth made them lose their senses". Abbas's government has limited autonomy in parts of the West Bank, while the Jewish state annexed east Jerusalem in a move never recognised by the worldwide community.
  • 1 injured during explosion at San Antonio FedEx facility

    1 injured during explosion at San Antonio FedEx facility

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    She did not have the exact time. The tweet said that the package reportedly contained nails and shrapnel, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation couldn't confirm those reports. If linked to the series of bombings in the Texan capital, the blast in San Antonio would be the fifth explosion in three weeks. The FBI has been working with local law enforcement since the second package and the FedEx facility is being investigated by multiple agents.
  • VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan dies in Chennai hospital

    VK Sasikala's husband M Natarajan dies in Chennai hospital

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    Every possible attempt was made to sustain his revival. Last time the sidelined AIADMK leader got parole was in October a year ago when Natarajan was in hospital for organ transplant. He was discharged after having completely recovered from the operation with good liver and kidney graft function. Mr. Natarajan was among Sasikala's relatives who were disqualified by Jayalalithaa from her Poes Garden home in Chennai; she accused them they are doing work against her interests reportedly.
  • China Posing No Threat to Other Countries - President Xi

    China Posing No Threat to Other Countries - President Xi

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin quickly called to congratulate Xi. Studying Mr. Xi's thought, as will become mandatory throughout China, carries with it overtones of Chairman Mao Zedong, who overstayed his tenure to launch the disastrous and bloody Cultural Revolution.
  • Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion Law

    Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion Law

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    The measure, which went into effect immediately, includes some exceptions, like if a woman's life or a "major bodily function" is threatened or if the fetus has a health problem that would mean it likely wouldn't survive outside the womb. Pregnancies resulting from rape and incest aren't exempted. Doctors who perform an abortion after 15 weeks and violate the law could have their medical liscenes suspended.