Weekend Wrap-up

  • Now, alliance hiccups for BJP in Jharkhand
    on November 12, 2019 at 3:34 am

    The AJSU has announced candidates for three seats — Chakradharpur, Sindri and Simaria –– where the BJP has also fielded its own candidates. The AJSU, which was earlier demanding 19 of the 81 seats in the alliance, agreed to limit it to 12 after AJSU president Sudesh Mahto met BJP president Amit Shah over seat-sharing in New Delhi on Monday.

  • Nadal loses ATP Finals opener to Zverev as Tsitsipas triumphs
    on November 12, 2019 at 3:12 am

    The Spanish top seed, who has never won the season-ending event, came into the tournament at London’s O2 Arena under an injury cloud and was well short of his imperious best as he went down 6-2, 6-4.

  • Trump, Ukraine and Impeachment: The inside story of how we got here
    on November 12, 2019 at 2:22 am

    This week, the House of Representatives begins public hearings that could lead to the impeachment of a president for only the third time in U.S. history. More than a half-dozen Trump administration officials have called the phone conversation with Volodymyr Zelenskiy and the events surrounding it insidious and shocking. Five officials who dealt with Ukraine have resigned since September.

  • Devotees eagerly wait for a grand Ram temple
    on November 12, 2019 at 1:54 am

    The 67-acre area around the temple is full of overgrown vegetation and tall grass with dilapidated buildings as islands. Passing through a narrow corridor, where even two people cannot pass together till the makeshift temple, devotees are not allowed to carry a mobile phone, camera, electronic item or even a pen.

  • VHP holds talks with saints of Ayodhya
    on November 12, 2019 at 1:50 am

    The development comes as the Supreme Court asked the Centre to set up a trust within three months for the construction of the temple. Members of VHP’s Ayodhya unit told ET that the Centre could ask Mahant Nritya Gopal Das to be part of the trust.

  • Mercury travels across the face of the Sun in rare transit
    by AP on November 12, 2019 at 1:49 am

    It was not visible from Asia and Australia

  • BJP expects Sena’s efforts to strike a deal to fail
    on November 12, 2019 at 1:45 am

    In last month’s elections, the Sena was in direct competition with the Congress and NCP in almost 100 seats, which could prove to be a significant roadblock in their efforts to negotiate a deal with both parties.

  • Chhattisgarh protests: Baghel wants Centre to buy excess paddy
    on November 12, 2019 at 1:42 am

    Chhattisgarh government is on collision course with BJP government at the Centre over procurement of paddy after a bumper crop in the state.

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