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Modi elected NDA parliamentary party leader Modi elected NDA parliamentary party leader

Modi will now call on President Ram Nath Kovind to stake his claim to form the government, following which he will be sworn in as the next prime minister


CWC gives Rahul Gandhi responsibility to restructure party CWC rejects Rahul’s resignation

The Congress’s marathon meeting ended with a resolution by the party’s top leadership authorizing Rahul Gandhi to restructure the party


5.0 magnitude quake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands 5.0 magnitude quake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

No casualties, injuries or damage to property has been reported so far


Hawaii hiker found alive after two weeks missing Hawaii hiker found alive after two weeks missing

Amanda Eller, 35, was last seen on 8 May. Family and friends had launched an intense search effort and offered a cash reward for her safe return


Indian President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha Indian President dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

Modi is expected to take oath as a new prime minister next week


US President Donald Trump arrives in Tokyo at the start of a four-day state visit to Japan US President Donald Trump arrives in Japan

Abe has just recently returned from Washington and Trump himself will be returning to Japan in just over a month for the Group of 20 leaders’ summit in the western city of Osaka


Musa killing: Curfew continues for second day in parts of Kashmir Musa killing: Curfew continues for 2nd day in Kashmir

Security forces have been deployed in strength in other parts of the valley to avoid any untoward incident


Heavy flooding in Afghanistan kills 24 people in 2 days Afghanistan flood: Death toll rises to 24

Heavy snowfall across Afghanistan this winter had cut off many areas


Everest: British man among latest mountain deaths UK man latest to die in rising Everest toll

The number has already eclipsed the total for 2018 as the summit became overcrowded with queuing climbers


Committee rejects Rahul Gandhi's offer to quit as Congress chief Committee rejects Rahul Gandhi's offer to quit as Congress chief

He offered to resign from the post owning moral responsibility of the party's loss in 2019 general elections


Indian Prime Minister Modi to meet his mother, Varanasi next for thanksgiving Modi to meet his mother, Varanasi next for thanksgiving

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, "Will be going to Gujarat tomorrow evening, to seek blessings of my Mother..."


After saffron surge, Mamata Banerjee calls for emergency meeting After saffron surge, Mamata Banerjee calls for emergency meeting

Making inroads in Bengal, the BJP won 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats with a vote share of 40.5 per cent


Who won from Dum Dum, Raiganj where Bangladeshi actors campaigned for TMC Who won from Raiganj where Ferdous campaigned for TMC

The saffron party’s Debasree Chaudhuri defeated TMC's Kanhaiyalal Agarwal by a margin of 60574 votes


 Parcel bomb attack hurts 13 in France Parcel bomb attack hurts 13 in France

French police have made an appeal for information in their hunt for a man suspected of planting a parcel bomb in Lyon, which injured 13 people


US President Trump calls up Modi, to meet at G-20 summit US President Trump calls up Modi, to meet at G-20 summit

President Trump also congratulated the Prime Minister on the unprecedented electoral victory


 29 inmates dead in clashes with police at Venezuela jail 29 inmates dead in clashes with police at Venezuela jail

Clashes at a jail in western Venezuela killed at least 29 inmates and wounded 20 police on Friday


Race to be new UK prime minister begins Race to be new UK prime minister begins

Mrs May confirmed on Friday that she will resign as party leader on 7 June, but will continue as PM while the leadership contest takes place


Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

Trump said the troops would have a "mostly protective" role as part of a build-up that began this month in response to what the U.S said was a threat from Iran without providing details or evidence


Four Bangladeshis arrested in Libya on charge of abduction Four Bangladeshis arrested in Libya on charge of abduction

Such incidents of abduction happen frequently in Libya amid the civil war


Modi cannot remove Article 370, 35-A from J&K: Farooq Abdullah Modi cannot snatch J&K’s legal safeguard: Farooq Abdullah

The NC chief says his party will provide autonomy to all the three regions of Ladakh, Kashmir and Jammu after winning the assembly polls


A serial killer and rapist executed in Florida A serial killer and rapist executed in Florida

Long has been executed at 6:55 pm who had been convicted in the killings of eight women that terrorised the Tampa Bay area in 1984


Kenya upholds law criminalising gay sex Kenya upholds law criminalising gay sex

Gay-rights groups argued that the state has no business regulating matters of intimacy


Coaching centre fire kills 19 students in India's Gujarat (Video) Coaching centre fire kills 19 students in India's Gujarat (Video)

Videos show the teenaged students jumping off the third and fourth floors of the building to escape the blaze


Pakistan official: Bomb at Quetta mosque kills 1, wounds 15 1 killed in Pakistan mosque attack

The blast takes place at the mosque during Friday prayers


Fifty children saved as international paedophile ring busted Fifty children saved as paedophile ring busted

The US Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) department traced the IP address of the website, which was hosting photos and videos of abuse


Trump orders new powers for Attorney General's surveillance probe Trump boosts spying inquiry over Mueller report

The probe, headed by Attorney General William Barr, is examining the origins of the Russia investigation


Theresa May to resign as prime minister Theresa May to resign as prime minister

She will step down as Tory leader on 7 June and a leadership contest is due to begin the following week


Theresa May: Ministers expect PM to reveal departure date Ministers expect May to confirm exit date

Mrs May had planned to publish the Withdrawal Agreement Bill on Friday - the legislation required to bring the agreement into UK law 


Rahul Gandhi likely to quit with polls defeat Rahul Gandhi likely to quit with polls defeat

The top Congress leadership will deliberate on the reasons of the humiliating loss in Lok Sabha elections and assess them


BJP crosses 300 mark, Congress bags 52 as counting nears end BJP crosses 300 mark, Congress bags 52

The massive exercise began Thursday morning with early trends establishing the BJP's conclusive lead


Amit Shah wins Gandhinagar seat by margin of 5.57 lakh votes Amit Shah wins Gandhinagar seat

Shah polled 8.94 lakh votes, while Chavda secured 3.37 lakh votes


Julian Assange faces 17 new charges under Espionage Act Assange faces 17 new charges under Espionage Act

Julian Assange is currently facing extradition from the UK


Varun Gandhi wins from Pilibhit seat Varun Gandhi wins from Pilibhit seat

The seat was held by Varun Gandhis's mother and Union minister Maneka Gandhi


Sonia Gandhi wins from Raebareli Sonia Gandhi wins from Raebareli

Gandhi has won by a margin of 1,67,178 votes, the Election Commission's website says


Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Indian PM Narendra Modi likely to take oath on May 30 Modi likely to take oath on May 30

According to exit polls, NDA is expected to get over 300 seats out of 542 seats which went to elections


India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida Most wanted terrorist Zakir Musa killed in Kashmir encounter

Separatist leaders, who challenge India's sovereignty over Kashmir, have repeatedly rejected the presence of outside groups, including al-Qaida


Boat capsizes on southwest China river, 10 dead, 8 missing 10 dead in southwest China boat capsize

The captain was among 11 people rescued after the capsizing in remote Banrao village of Guizhou province


US student visa fee to cost more from June US student visa fee to cost more from June

  The US on Wednesday announced a $150 hike in fees for processing student visa, up from the current…


World leaders congratulate Indian PM Modi on historic win

World leaders congratulate Modi on historic win

Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina has sent a congratulatory message to PM Modi

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