Author: Karen Wallace

Karnataka crisis: Congress leaders speak in different voices

Karnataka crisis: Congress leaders speak in different voices

New Delhi: As the situation gets from bad to worse for the Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka, the Congress seemed to be somewhat divided on the issue. The Supreme Court on Wednesday said 15 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka “ought not” to be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the […]

Flood situation remains grim in Assam, 20 dead

Flood situation remains grim in Assam, 20 dead

Guwahati: The flood situation remains grim in Assam on Wednesday with death toll climbing to 20. More than 57 lakh population across 30 districts of the state were reeling under the floods which have inundated or marooned more than 4626 villages under 114 revenues circles of 30 districts of the […]

MP accuses social media of algorithmic bias

MP accuses social media of algorithmic bias

New Delhi: Raising the issue of “algorithmic bias on social media platforms”, BJP MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar on Wednesday urged the government to ensure a legal and organisational framework to check bias and said that the country needs an Algorithmic Accountability Bill to ensure that digital intermediaries are held responsible. During […]

Parliament approves Bill to give NIA more teeth

Parliament approves Bill to give NIA more teeth

New Delhi: In a major move aimed at giving more power to the National Investigation Agency and enable it to probe terror attacks on Indians and Indian properties abroad, Parliament on Wednesday approved the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill. Two days after the Lok Sabha passed the Bill, Rajya Sabha […]

All illegals to be deported, says Amit Shah

All illegals to be deported, says Amit Shah

New Delhi: Narendra Modi-led NDA government on Wednesday informed the Parliament that it will detect “all the illegal infiltrators living on every inch of our country and deport them as per the international law”. Making Modi government's stand clear on the issue, Union home minister Amit Shah, while replying to […]

Huge blow to Cong-JDS govt as SC lets MLAs skip House

Huge blow to Cong-JDS govt as SC lets MLAs skip House

New Delhi/Bengaluru: Six days after Karnataka chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced in the state Assembly that he would be seeking a trust vote to prove that he still had the numbers in the House despite the resignation of 16 Congress and JD(S) legislators, the Janata Dal(S)-Congress coalition government will on […]

Donald Trump slams Congresswomen; crowd roars, ‘Send her back!‘

Donald Trump slams Congresswomen; crowd roars, ‘Send her back!‘

Washington: Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of colour, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they just get out.  “Tonight I have […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Big win for India at ICJ

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Big win for India at ICJ

New Delhi: In a major victory for India in the high-profile Kulbhushan Jadhav case, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague in the Netherlands on Wednesday held Pakistan guilty of a violation of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations for its failure to give India consular access to […]

Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy govt to face trust vote today

Karnataka crisis: Kumaraswamy govt to face trust vote today

Bengaluru: Janata Dal Secular-Congress coalition government, led by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, will face its trust vote in the state Assembly on Thursday. The discussion on the vote of confidence will start at around 11 am in the Assembly. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday issued whip to all 37 MLAs of JD(S) […]