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Govt not imposing Hindi but promoting it: Kiren Rijiju

Govt not imposing Hindi but promoting it: Kiren Rijiju

The BJP government "by forcing Hindi onto its citizens" from primary school students to Parliament is betraying all non-Hindi speaking residents of the country including future generations, said Stalin as he accused the Centre of violating the Indian Constitution that ensures equal rights to all the citizens.


WH press secretary defends Trump's 'significant' work in 100 days

WH press secretary defends Trump's 'significant' work in 100 days

However, the talks have hit several sticking points over President Trump's demand for money to build a wall on the border with Mexico and Democrats' demand for spending of crucial Obamacare payments. "It's painful to myself to know that I did something like that, because that obviously was not my intention, and to know when you screw up that you possibly offended a lot of people", he said during a Newseum forum.


Dems say no shutdown if Trump relents on wall

Dems say no shutdown if Trump relents on wall

Sessions said Democrats will "talk about fixing the border again and again and again, but when the chips are down they back off". Democrats insist that trade-off is a nonstarter, though. "I don't know yet", he said. A Republican congressional aide said Democrats may agree to some aspects of the border wall, including new surveillance equipment and access roads, estimated to cost around $380 million.


Liberal Democrats will not enter into a coalition government

Liberal Democrats will not enter into a coalition government

At a time when people think that anything in politics should be possible, why shouldn't the best thing be possible?" he says. The Liberal Democrats formed a coalition with the Conservatives in 2010 to create a government. More than 12,500 people have joined the Lib Dems since the election was announced in an astonishing surge in support for the party. "This is something that's bigger than party allegiance, in this particular election".


Chinese president calls for restraint on N. Korea

Chinese president calls for restraint on N. Korea

Relations between the US and North Korea have grown more strained in recent months, with Pyongyang continuing to conduct nuclear and ballistic missile testing in defiance of global bans. The detention was also confirmed by Martina Aberg, deputy chief of mission at the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang. "We want to protect them just as we're protecting ourselves, and that's what we said we were going to do is we were going to have the backs of our allies and we were going to call out our ...