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Kejriwal again rakes up issue of PMs degrees

If the ruling stands, the "elected government in Delhi can not appoint the chief secretary or can not even a class IV officer by itself", Subramaniam said. The SC observation can be viewed as a moral setback to Jung, who represents the central government and has been seen as locking horns with the outspoken CM over how much autonomy the capital's government could be afforded by the Centre.


The national anthem was sung a couple of times outside his house

The national anthem was sung a couple of times outside his house

Gopalkrishna Gandhi, a former diplomat, wrote : "The national anthem is not a traffic signal that has to be respected". "We are yet to receive a complaint over the assault ". Indian movie goers stand up as national anthem is played at a movie hall before the screening of a movie in Jammu yesterday. The group were detained after festival organisers complained to police that some moviegoers had refused to stand for the anthem before a film screening on Monday, an investigator with the ...



AIADMK party by-laws will be relaxed for Sasikala's foray: Ponnaiyan

Sasikala presently holds no posts in the party. She had been Amma's inner voice and keeps on being so. Jayalalithaa passed away on 5 December after suffering a massive cardiac arrest in Apollo Hospitals, Chennai . Other giveaways of the party's plans included the appearance of posters showing Sasikala alongside Jayalalithaa, but commanding more real estate. Her imminent elevation as the party general secretary will be part of the regional party's strategy to keep its flock together for ...


GOP-backed bills aimed at limiting NC governor-elect's power

GOP-backed bills aimed at limiting NC governor-elect's power

Lawmakers on Thursday began debating a bill to require Senate confirmation for cabinet appointments, reduce by 1,200 the number of state employees the governor could hire and fire at will and eliminate the governor's power to pick certain university trustees.



12.4 million Californians expected to travel over coming holiday week

A press release from AAA indicates the increase in holiday travel this year is being driven by additional consumer spending, a result of improvements in the labor market and rising wages. The declining price of gas is another initiative for travelers. Gas prices across Wisconsin are on average are $2.14, up from $1.93 in 2015. "On an epic scale, four out of ten residents in the Washington metro area will embark on long-distance trips during the Christmas/New Year's holiday", said AAA ...



Alarm as China installs military weapons on Spratly Islands

The satellite images released by AMTI shows China installed military equipment on Gaven, Hughes, Johnson, Cuarteron, Fiery Cross, Mischief, and Subi Reef. "China's building of facilities and necessary territorial defensive facilities on its own territory is completely normal", he said. At a meeting with Barack Obama in 2015 China's president Xi Jinping pledged Beijing "does not intend to pursue militarisation" in the South China Sea.