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President Ramnath Kovind appoints Narendra Modi as Prime Minister

The Prime Minister was also asked to decide the date of his swearing-in ceremony and decide on council of ministers.

published on : 25th May 2019

Rahul to continue as Congress chief, resignation 'unanimously' rejected by CWC members

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, CWC has given Congress President the right to make changes to restructure the party, a plan for this will be brought soon.

published on : 25th May 2019

Cyril Ramaphosa elected President by South African Parliament

Ramaphosa, 66, a former trade union leader, played an instrumental role in negotiations which led to a transition of power from the minority apartheid government that ruled the country for decades.

published on : 25th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: What went wrong in Amethi for Congress?

The only other time that a Gandhi family member has lost from this constituency was in 1977 and it was Rahul's uncle late Sanjay Gandhi who was defeated in an anti-Emergency wave.

published on : 25th May 2019

French President Macron makes congratulatory phone call to PM Modi

The French Foreign Ministry remarked that both India and France would continue to work together with an aim to bolster the security of the two nations.

published on : 25th May 2019

US judge deals blow to President Donald Trump's border wall plans

The ruling is a blow to Trump, who declared an emergency in a bid to bypass Congress and obtain funds for his border wall project -- a signature campaign promise.

published on : 25th May 2019

Death wish: Best Congress attempt at going to seed

It’s a party that seems to attract obituaries towards itself by a kind of magnetic force of history. Mahatma Gandhi himself had wished for it.

published on : 24th May 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates PM Narendra Modi on election win

In a letter sent to Prime Minister Modi, President Xi congratulated him on the electoral victory of the NDA under his leadership, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Be more frugal in use of natural resources: Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu said globally also in the last 100 years more than 90 per cent of crop varieties have disappeared from farmers’ fields, affecting food security of billions of people.

published on : 23rd May 2019

South Africa lawmakers re-elect Cyril Ramaphosa as president

MPs from the African National Congress, which won 230 out of 400 seats on May 8, choose the head of state in the parliament's first post-election sitting.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Nike, Adidas urge Trump to end trade war

In a letter signed by 170 companies, including Nike and Adidas, they said the President's decision to lift import tariffs to 25 per cent will disproportionately impact the working class.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Swaraj discusses ways to boost ties with Kyrgyz President

In her first engagement in Bishkek, Swaraj on Tuesday theld a "productive discussion" with her Kyrgyz counterpart Chingiz Aidarbekov.

published on : 22nd May 2019

PM Modi, President Xi share good chemistry, says outgoing Chinese envoy

Luo Zhaohui, who is said to have played a significant role in a dousing of tensions during the Doklam standoff and subsequently, will be returning to Beijing.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Six dead as Indonesian President's re-election sparks protest

The protestors were the supporters of the defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, who has said he will challenge the election results in the Constitutional Court for electoral fraud. 

published on : 22nd May 2019

The US President and his portrait maker

Former Official White House photographer Pete Souza talks about working with former US President — Barack Obama

published on : 22nd May 2019
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