Stating that "emergency" was a black spot in the nation's history, Sushil, former deputy chief minister of Bihar said that the Congress can not absolve of its "sin" of proclaiming emergency on June 25, 1975 by the then Indira Gandhi government to just remain in power.
With the backing of parties outside the alliance like TRS (2 per cent), AIADMK (5.39 per cent), YSR Congress (1.53 per cent) and BJD (2.99 per cent), the NDA's support reaches almost 63 per cent with JD-U contributing 1.91 per cent.
Former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar has been announced as the Opposition's Presidential nominee. And that's in a country where the Dalit population is 16.6 per cent of the total population. "Parties should have risen from political constraints".
Which way this block tilts will mainly depend on the campaign strategy of the contestants of the ruling party and the Opposition.
India's prime minister wields most of the executive power, but the president can send back some parliamentary bills for reconsideration and also plays a guiding role in the process of forming governments. The value of vote of MLAs of Tamilnadu and Jharkhand in 176 each. The rest of Kovind's vote value - 3,11,685 - will come from state legislators.
Kumar, who will file her nomination for the top constitutional post on Wednesday, made two posts on Twitter and had around a thousand followers by late this evening. Indicating his party's unhappiness with Congress for pushing Kumar's name, he said majority of the Opposition wanted someone from outside the Congress fold.
NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will launch his campaign for the July 17 presidential election from Uttar Pradesh on June 25, informed sources said on Friday. It also has a lead in nearly all states barring West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab, Tripura and Himachal Pradesh.
The President of India is elected by an electoral college, consisting of the elected members of both houses of Parliament, the elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the 29 states and the elected members of the legislative assemblies of the Union Territories of Delhi and Puducherry.
MPs vote is equal to the total value of all MLA votes divided by the total number of MPs. "However, the BJP had to be given a message that however powerful it may be, it would still need our support in the matters of the national importance", he said.
On that same day, she was last seen on a surveillance video getting into a black Saturn at Clark and Goodwin in Urbana. The June 9 disappearance of Yingying Zhang (ying ying zhawng) is being treated as a kidnapping.
Ftouhi appeared in court late on Wednesday wearing an orange uniform and a face mask because he had spit on a USA marshal. As the report noted, the alleged attacker had tried to purchase a gun after entering the United States but was denied.
The 81-year-old host of the festival made his comments at a Q&A at the Speakers Forum in the Green Futures area of Glastonbury . Renewal of the four submarines was backed by a free vote in Parliament past year , by a large majority of MPs.
It also noted that criminal gangs behind Albania's lucrative but illicit cannabis cultivation and trafficking remained at large. Election authorities said the partial count pointed to the Socialists winning 73 seats in Albania's 140-member parliament.
They have also insisted on imposing a monitoring mechanism which would report regularly on Qatar's compliance with the demands. Saudi Arabia and other nations have accused Qatar of inappropriately close ties to Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional foe.
Salil Saha declined to comment anything in particular on Kovind since he wasn't sure about the stand of his party-line. After Srinagar , he will travel to Panchkula in Haryana on Thursday, and meet MPs and MLAs from Punjab and Haryana.
The FBI has taken control of the crime scene, which is located some 7 miles away from the White House in Washington , D.C. Three others, a GOP congressional aide, a U.S. capitol police officer and a lobbyist were also injured by gunfire.
In her livestream video, Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, says that Castile was reaching for his wallet, not his gun. Bennett said his decades-long relationship with Joe Flynn, the attorney who represented St.
They're still investigating how the pair got free and overpowered the guards , according to Sills and Dozier. Authorities had no further signs of the inmates and had no reason to believe they had split up, Sills said.
The defendants denied wrongdoing and said they were just sharing food as part of their communal living practices. Barnhart said the agency is working to determine if the unidentified tipster will get a reward .
The 27 blocks found with Grenfell-type of cladding are in Camden, Manchester, Plymouth, Hounslow, Portsmouth and Brent. Local authorities have been told to only consider evacuations where there is the most serious risk.
Gay Jewish flag bearer ejected from Pride parade
In the past, she said, her Jewish rainbow flag has never been a problem and she assumed this year wouldn't be any different. Nobody confronted her about the flag until the march concluded in a local park to listen to speakers and entertainment.
Cavs head into important summer with cloud over GM's future
With Thomas, though, the Celtics didn't necessarily need a point guard - which is the piece Philadelphia apparently wanted most. Possibilities for the Celtics who could still be available at the third pick include forwards Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum .
Borno boosts UNIMAID security with N50m
Chukwu added: "In all, 16 persons including the suicide bombers died in the multiple explosions while 13 persons were injured". A number of suicide bomb attacks by suspected members of the jihadist group have taken place in the capital of Borno state.
Oil Prices Up but Mood Is Still Down
The cost to build and operate wells in the oil-rich USA shale basins has decreased by millions over the past few years. Russia , for example, tends to produce more oil in summer months , a fact that might tempt them to boost output.
Jose Mourinho's father Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix dies aged 79
The country's football federation sent 'the most heartfelt condolences to Jose Mourinho and the rest of the bereaved family'. He was in and out of hospital during his son's second stint at Chelsea and last June was rushed into care with pneumonia.
Lorde tops Billboard 200 chart
Pure Heroine , Lorde's 2013 debut, sold more in its first week (129,000 copies, to be exact) but failed to surpass the No. 3 spot. Young Thug's Beautiful Thugger Girls (Number Eight) and Fleet Foxes' Crack-Up (Number Nine) rounded out the new arrivals.
Deal Alert : Amazon Echo gets 28% discount on Amazon
If you're still unsure about clicking the buy button, here's a reminder of what the Alexa-equipped smart speaker is capable of. It is available at that discounted price in both black and white color options as Amazon looks to make room for its Echo Show .
SpaceX set for rocket launch double feature
The latest event comprised of 10 new satellites for Iridium that will uplift Iridium's NEXT constellation mission. In the process, it became the first booster to notch a launch from the West Coast and the East Coast.
Bulls, Wolves make Butler deal
Chicago originally drafted Butler with the 30th overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft out of Marquette University. Adding to the difficulty was Dunn's underwhelming first year in Minnesota, which diminished his trade value.