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BJP wins local bodies polls in Gujarat

Gondal taluka had become a prestige battle for the BJP and Congress as, within a year of the election last November, mid-term polls had to be held. While it's ally Shiv Sena has been able to win 24 councils, far ahead than the Congress and NCP, according to reports.


PM Asks BJP MLAs, MPs To Disclose Bank Transactions

PM Asks BJP MLAs, MPs To Disclose Bank Transactions

Congress leader Tom Vadakkan wondered why the information was being submitted to BJP President Shah. 8 and that to Amit Shah and not to the Income Tax authorities. Manik Sarkar on Tuesday refused to be part of the Prime Minister's proposed panel of chief ministers, headed by Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandra Babu Naidu, who will be entrusted with the task of recommending ways and means of ushering a "cashless" or "less-cash" economy.


Demonetisation a 'monumental management failure', an 'organised loot': Manmohan Singh

Demonetisation a 'monumental management failure', an 'organised loot': Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Modi urged the nation to share the first-hand views on the demonetisation move by taking part in the survey on the "NM" Application. "It is not my intention to pick holes what this side or other side does". Singh, an eminent economist, criticised the government for issuing fresh instructions and modifying the rules every day on the conditions under which people can withdraw their money.



Parrikar briefs PM Modi on Nagrota army camp attack

Extensive combing operations resumed today morning in Nagrota, where terrorists attacked an army base in which seven defence personnel lost their lives. In another incident, three suspected militants were killed in Ramgarh in the Samba district after the Border Security Force spotted "suspicious movement" along the International Border.



Turkish president threatens to reopen borders to migrants

Debating whether or not Turkey should be in the EU", Erdogan said. "I believe the best way to strengthen Turkey's democracy - the most effective way - is by engaging Turkey and by keeping channels open", she said. A day earlier, the European Parliament voted in favor of a non-binding motion on suspending membership talks with Turkey, sparking strong reactions from the country.



Putin voices hope for better US-Russian ties under Trump

Speaking after a bilateral meeting with the Polish prime minister, Beata Szydło, and a number of senior members of her government, May said in response to a question about the position of Donald Trump: "We must recognise increasing Russian assertiveness and I think that it is important that we work together to deal with that".