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Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat by 19696 votes

Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat by 19696 votes Jignesh Mevani , who won from Gujarat's Vadgam assembly constituency, said, "In the coming days, we will intensify our movement in the state assembly and on streets". He further stated that more than one dozen parties had given them [OBC leader Alpesh Thakor, Patidar agitator Hardik Patel and him] support and their unity would defeat the prime minister in the 2019 elections. [Full Article...]

Gujarat Elections: Reason Behind BJP Getting More Votes But Lesser Seats

Gujarat Elections: Reason Behind BJP Getting More Votes But Lesser Seats It must be noted, for the state as a whole the vote share of BJP is 49.1% in these polls which shows a slight improvement over the 47.9% it achieved in 2012. In Porbander, Congress' Arjun Modhwadia lost by 1,855 votes whereas 3,433 people pressed the NOTA button. While the Bahujan Samaj Party candidate got 4,337 votes, NOTA votes totalled 3,433. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu Thanks Nikki Haley for Vetoing Anti-Israel Resolution

Netanyahu Thanks Nikki Haley for Vetoing Anti-Israel Resolution At the meeting, Abbas praised what he described as "the worldwide consensus in support of the Palestinian people and cause and rejection of the US decision [on Jerusalem]". "If President Trump still insists on recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, then the only way to resolve [the conflict] is to let the United Nations make the decision", Al Hadid said. [Full Article...]

White House 'temporarily' shuts down petition site

White House 'temporarily' shuts down petition site We The People, the petition section of the White House's website, is shutting down for a promised January relaunch. The White House is temporarily removing a petition tool from its website after 11 months of silence, promising to respond to public concerns next year. [Full Article...]

Sean 'Diddy' Combs eyes Carolina Panthers, wants to sign Kaepernick

Sean 'Diddy' Combs eyes Carolina Panthers, wants to sign Kaepernick Richardson's unexpected announcement to sell followed a bombshell Sports Illustrated report Sunday morning that outlined allegations of sexual and racial misconduct by Richardson toward former Panthers employees. The Panthers are worth $2.3 billion, according to Forbes . At 81, Richardson has controlled the team for almost a quarter-century, having bought the franchise when it was created... [Full Article...]

Parents pull kids from class as Ivanka Trump visits CT school

Parents pull kids from class as Ivanka Trump visits CT school Some are saying they deserved to have been told ahead of time and given the opportunity to not allow their children to attend school that day. Some parents were able to pull their kids from class before the visit, according to the report . [Full Article...]

Arthur Collins jailed for 20 years over nightclub acid attack

Arthur Collins jailed for 20 years over nightclub acid attack Sixteen people suffered serious burns in the attack. Jurors said he was guilty and the judge convicted him of grievous bodily harm with intent and nine counts of actual bodily harm on 14 victims. There has been a spate of similar attacks in London . The court also heard how he had made acid attack threats to the mother of an ex-girlfriend . [Full Article...]

Caught on camera: Officer hangs on for life when auto drives off

Caught on camera: Officer hangs on for life when auto drives off Cabrera then fled north on nearby I-75. Police pursued the suspect in a chase which went on for 20 miles, before he was eventually caught on the Interstate 595. Weaving in and out of traffic and driving on the shoulder to get around congestion, the driver made his way onto the eastbound lanes of I-595. As more officers from several agencies and the Florida Highway Patrol joined the chase, they... [Full Article...]

EU launches unprecedented process against Poland over courts

EU launches unprecedented process against Poland over courts Soon after the publication of the new legislation, the European Commission started an infringement procedure against Poland as the law on ordinary courts violated EU laws regarding judicial independence as well as gender equality, due to different retirement ages for men and women. [Full Article...]

Pakistan rejects U.S. accusations over counterterrorism efforts

Pakistan rejects U.S. accusations over counterterrorism efforts As two responsible democracies, India and the USA share common objectives, including combating terrorism and promoting peace and security throughout the world. Islamabad claimed of "Pakistan being at the forefront in the fight against regional and global terrorism". Washington seeks to support India in the ocean and border security considering the geopolitical situation in the region. [Full Article...]

Mass grave discovered in Rakhine region of Myanmar

Mass grave discovered in Rakhine region of Myanmar The United Nations and the US accuse Myanmar's military of human rights violations against members of the Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine, including killings, rapes and the burning of homes. Military officials were not immediately available for further comment. The UN mandates that its Special Rapporteur makes at least two visits to the country each year ahead of reports to the UN Human... [Full Article...]

Pierce Transit employee identified as victim of Amtrak train derailment

Pierce Transit employee identified as victim of Amtrak train derailment Karnes, who was a passenger on the train when it derailed, previously described the horror of the derailment. "Our thoughts are with Zack's family, as well as the families of the other victims, during this very hard time". The association said Hamre was devoted to his family and friends and passionate about railroad advocacy. This photo was shared to the KIRO 7 Facebook page by family and friend... [Full Article...]

New US security strategy critical of China

New US security strategy critical of China Trump announced the new strategy during a speech at the Reagan Building near the White House. - Fighting global threats: Trump says the US must re-establish control of USA borders to block "jihadist terrorists" and worldwide criminal groups, familiar themes from his campaign and first 11 months in the White House. [Full Article...]

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Supports Same-Sex Marriage President Duterte made the comments during an LGBT community gathering in Davao. The Philippines maintains strongly Catholic laws. I said I am for [same-] sex marriage if that is the trend of the modern times. Duterte has previously said that he's opposed to such unions because marriage in the Philippines is only between a man and woman. However, in March this year Duterte said the Phili... [Full Article...]

TTV releases it before RK Nagar Elections #Jayalalithaavideo

TTV releases it before RK Nagar Elections #Jayalalithaavideo According to the preliminary reports the video has been circulated by a lawmaker supporting TTV Dhinakaran, the nephew of Jayalalithaa's long-time aide VK Sasikala. The AIADMK too upped the ante against the Dinakaran faction for releasing the video . He (Srinivasan) had said the leaders lied so that people believe she was improving. [Full Article...]

Woman found stabbed to death, her baby missing

Woman found stabbed to death, her baby missing Amber alert issued for Shanally Flores, who is described as 11 months old, 30 inches and 20 lbs. Police are still searching for 6-week-old Shanally Flores. Flores' mother was found stabbed to death. "We really just want to make sure the infant is OK because of what happened in the apartment to her mother", said HPD Detective Sheila Spivey from the scene of the stabbing. [Full Article...]

Mom goes missing after home found ransacked, vehicle abandoned

Mom goes missing after home found ransacked, vehicle abandoned On Dec. 10, six days after Graves was last seen, the missing woman's friend called police and reported her home had been ransacked. A few days later, on December 10, police said the friend went to Graves' home and discovered it had been ransacked, according to Fort Collins police . [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association scores: Bucks edge Cavaliers 119-116

National Basketball Association scores: Bucks edge Cavaliers 119-116 LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 39 points but wasn't on the floor in the fourth quarter as Cleveland used a 24-2 run to dig out of a deep deficit. Leading 115-113, the Bucks very almost turned the ball over on an entry pass, but Giannis got the best of LeBron, scooping up the loose ball and laying the ball in to give his squad a four-point lead. [Full Article...]

Brisbane Accountant Faces Bali Drug Charges

Brisbane Accountant Faces Bali Drug Charges The news of his arrest was not announced until today, when Indonesian officials paraded Mr Roberts and two other suspects in front of media. Isaac Emmanuel Roberts, 35, was arrested following his arrival in Bali from Bangkok on December 4. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders gaslights America

Sarah Sanders gaslights America White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that is optimistic that President Donald Trump's approval ratings would improve soon. Sanders was briefly taken aback, and she joked that maybe aliens were in the room with them already. [Full Article...]


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