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Mamata murdering democracy in West Bengal: BJP

Mamata murdering democracy in West Bengal: BJP

Aishwarya had also referred to the recent murder of a Dalit leader in the state and accused the Trinamool Congress government in the state of fomenting trouble. Congress party's West Bengal president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will pray for a directive from the court to the state election commission to make necessary security arrangements so that candidates from opposition parties could file nominations.


Trump considers list of trade demands for China

Trump considers list of trade demands for China

National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow defended President Donald Trump's institution of tariffs against Chinese goods, to which Beijing has responded in kind. But Kudlow acknowledged the possibility of a costly trade conflict, saying that "any foreign policy can go awry". He told reporters that he had spoken with Lighthizer just last night.


Trump wants to send up to 4000 troops to border

Trump wants to send up to 4000 troops to border

Capping off a week of escalating trade war rhetoric, Trump said he could no longer turn a blind eye to unfair trade practices that have led to a $375 billion trade deficit previous year. The caravan has captured the attention of Trump and his administration this week, serving as a symbol to further attempt to alter the foreign aid, trade and immigration policies the President has long wanted to tackle.


Salman gets 5-year jail term in blackbuck poaching case

Salman gets 5-year jail term in blackbuck poaching case

December 2012: The Rajasthan High Court revised the charges against the actor and levied fresh charges against him under Section 9/51 of the Wildlife Protection Act - hunting or poaching of the protected blackbuck species is a punishable offence under the law.


Trump proposes $100bn in new tarriffs on Chinese goods

Trump proposes $100bn in new tarriffs on Chinese goods

The escalating tariffs are raising concerns especially in the US agricultural sector, after China announced this week it intends to hit soybeans and other farm products imported from America. In a move against " United States unilateralism ", China has revealed a list of imported USA products worth US$50 billion that could be subject to higher tariffs.


Trump has confidence in Pruitt as White House probes his ethics

Trump has confidence in Pruitt as White House probes his ethics

Steve Hart, a lobbyist with the firm Williams & Jensen, claimed that his rental agreement with Pruitt did not lead to any favoritism toward his firm's clients at the EPA . "I prosecute polluters. What I'm spending time with are stakeholders who care about outcomes", he said. Pruitt sued the EPA more than a dozen times during the Obama administration.