DESPITE PROTESTS, CAA WILL NOT BE WITHDRAWN: AMIT SHAHAttacking the opposition for "misleading" people on the CitizenshipAmendment Act, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the law willnot be scrapped despite the protests over it.
XI URGES MILITARY TO FOCUS ON IMPROVING CAPABILITIES President Xi Jinping urged the Chinese military on Monday to strive this year to realize its goals and missions given by the Communist Party of China and the Chinese people. "We are determined to build a moderately prosperous s
TRUMP IMPEACHMENT: PRESIDENT'S LAWYERS DEMAND IMMEDIATE ACQUITTALPresident Donald Trump's legal team, representing him at his impeachmenttrial, has demanded that he is immediately acquitted by the Senate.In a brief submitted on Monday, they called the impeachment "a dangerousperversion" of the
PHILIPPINE ECONOMIC GROWTH REVS UP AS TAAL VOLCANO LOOMSMANILA -- The Philippine economy was tipped to grow at its quickest pace for2019 in the quarter ended December on the back of faster state spending andlow borrowing costs, analysts said, as the government kept watch onpotential fallout from the
JP NADDA ELECTED BJP PRESIDENTJagat Prakash Nadda was elected unopposed as the BJP's national president onMonday, taking over the reins from Amit Shah whose tenure of five-and-a-halfyears saw the party turning into a formidable election-winning machinerydespite occasional setbacks.The 59-year-old le
XI VISITS YUNNAN ON INSPECTION TOUR AHEAD OF CHINESE NEW YEAR Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visited southwest China's Yunnan Province Sunday on an inspection tour ahead of Chinese New Year.
IRAN BACKTRACKS ON PLAN TO SEND FLIGHT RECORDERS TO UKRAINEThe Iranian official leading the investigation into the Ukrainian jetlinerthat was accidentally shot down by the Revolutionary Guard appeared tobacktrack on January 19 on plans to send the flight recorders abroad foranalysis, a day afte
TRUMP INVITES DUTERTE TO USMANILA — Despite the passage of a United States budget provision banningPhilippine officials behind the detention of Sen. Leila de Lima fromentering the US, President Duterte was among the Southeast Asian leadersinvited by US President Donald Trump to a Las Vegas sum
STATES HAVE RIGHT TO DISAGREE WITH CENTRE, CANNOT BE FORCED TO IMPLEMENTCAA: CONGRESSAmid a debate over the implementation of the amended Citizenship Act, theCongress on Sunday said states have the right to challenge the Centre andcannot be "forced" to implement the "unconstitutional law"
CHINA, MYANMAR HAVE PRODUCTIVE EXCHANGE DURING XI'S VISIT China and Myanmar exchanged a number of cooperation documents covering such areas as politics, trade, investment and people-to-people communications amid President Xi Jinping's state visit on Saturday.