Top congressional Democrats yesterday left the door open to the impeachment of US President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he obstructed justice in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.
More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.
Bangladesh has ordered some 27,000 schools to set up committees to prevent sexual violence, an official said yesterday, after a teenager who accused a teacher of sexual harassment was burned to death.
Conservative members and activists are likely to abandon the party in vast numbers in the European parliament elections in favour of Nigel Farage’s Brexit party, two surveys have suggested.
The Congress yesterday released its plan on national security which emphasises on five key issues – assuming India’s rightful place in global affairs, securing the neighbourhood, internal security, protecting people and strengthening capabilities.
The Election Commission yesterday issued a show cause notice to Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Bhopal, for her controversial remarks about the Babri Masjid demolition.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday criticised special observers appointed by the Election Commission and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to run a parallel government in the state by sending in “officers from Delhi”.
After condemning the series of deadly bomb attacks on Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels yesterday that killed more than 200 people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told voters that they needed to elect him to a second term as only he can beat the “terrorists” threatening India.