Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Indian Wire Staff

President’s rule in Maharashtra likely as Shiv Sena refuses to give in to BJP’s terms

As the political crisis in Maharashtra continued for the 15th day and 48 hours remained before the state assembly's tenure expires on November 9, the Shiv Sena on Thursday accused ally Bharatiya Janata Party of "pushing the state towards...

IPL: Delhi Capitals complete Ashwin deal, announcement soon

Kings XI Punjab spinner Ravichandran Ashwins much talked about move to Delhi Capitals has been finally completed and the announcement will be made soon. Even though KXIP co-owner Ness Wadia had earlier refuted the rumours, it has been learnt...

Facebook unveils new company logo to differentiate from its apps

Facebook has unveiled a new logo that will differentiate it as a parent company from main apps like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and more. The new company logo will further distinguish the company from the main social media Facebook app, which...

Labour Party MP Lindsay Hoyle elected Speaker of UK’s House of Commons

Labour MP Lindsay Hoyle has been elected to succeed John Bercow as Speaker of Britain's House of Commons. Hoyle, who has represented the Chorley constituency in Lancashire since 1997, beat six other MPs bidding to take over the Speaker's chair...

US begins formal process to exit Paris Climate Agreement

US has started the process of formally withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement. "Today the United States began the process to withdraw from the Paris Agreement," Pompeo said on Monday. As...

US House Democrats release first impeachment probe transcripts

US House Democrats have released the first two transcripts from the closed-door interviews in an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The move marks a new public phase of the inquiry, which has been a closed-door affair...

EPF scam : More trouble for Yogi govt as new documents surface

The list of victims of UP Power Corporation's tainted investment in embattled housing major DHFL is growing almost daily. In a late night decision, Aparna, Managing Director of UP Power Corporation, was removed. Senior IAS officer M. Devraj would...

RCEP move : Priyanka Gandhi terms it farmers, Cong workers’ victory as Congress claims credit

After the government's rejection of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which made the Congress claim credit for it, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi said it was farmers' victory and thanked the party workers. Earlier, the Congress sought to take...

Telangana RTC strike : KCR toughens stand as deadline nears

Hyderabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The Telangana government here on Monday said it would not take back any striking employee of the Road Transport Corporation (RTC) after the expiry of November 5 deadline, while agitating employees ruled out joining duties...

Farmers organisation AIKSCC happy over India not joining RCEP

Farmers' organisation All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Monday congratulated the agriculturists for "forcing" the government to back out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal. India on Monday shut the doors to joining the China-led mega...

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