Ready to face midterm elections, says a defiant Fadnavis
Jun 22, 2017, 05:54
Earlier June 19 afternoon, Sena MP Sanjay Raut saidBJP President Amit Shah called Thackeray only after announcing Kovind as its candidate for the July 17 election, indicating that the party was not taken into confidence beforehand.
Shah, along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, visited Thackeray's residence "Matoshree" and held a closed-door meeting, which started around 10 am and lasted almost 75 minutes. When we asked on whom they want to build consensus, they had no answer then.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said that if someone is trying to make a Dalit a President with the goal of gaining a vote bank then we are not with them.
BJP president Amit Shah has said his party has been pro-free trade and free agriculture policy since its inception.
The Shiv Sena, which is seen as the BJP's natural ally due to the common Hindutva agenda, in 2007 had supported incumbent Pratibha Patil over the BJP's Bhaironsingh Shekhawat as she was a Maharashtrian.
Later today, Shah is scheduled to meet party MPs, MLAs, state unit office bearers, morcha presidents, presidents of districts and mandals and other elected representatives in south Mumbai.
He further said that the grand old party would not comment on NDA's Presidential nominee as of now and would meet on June 22 to formally discuss the matter. The meeting will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party chief Amit Shah and Union ministers Venkaiah Naidu, Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj.
As the war between Shiv Sena and BJP has intensified after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections this February, the opposition is leaving no stone unturned to make the most of the situation.
"We did not care for power and supported the farmers". The Sena chief agreed, contradicting the BJP, which supported NDA candidate P.A. Sangma. "In the current scenario, the Sena is still out safest bet for a stable state government", a senior BJP minister said.
Yechury said, "Kovind ji was the chief of RSS's Dalit branch".
He said political parties had been informed of the NDA's choice. Several Sena leaders said that this was also the time when it could renegotiate its role in the NDA.
Therefore, if the United States would change its behavior and embrace the regime, then the regime would respond in kind. President Trump says that Cuba's bad human rights record justifies a return to Cuba sanctions and travel prohibitions.
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Democratic senators on the committee attempted to clarify the boundaries of Sessions' recusal , something they say is unclear. Rosenstein said "no, I have not", when asked by Shaheen whether he has seen good cause to fire Mueller.
A retired mother of two who has been married to the same man for 47 years, Gianni cut an unassuming figure on the stand. Constand was direct and polite under cross-examination, even when Agrusa's questioning grew pointed and accusatory.
Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the court after arguments were heard in the case and did not participate in Monday's decision. She said the nickname is a racist slur that never should have been trademarked in the first place.
Another man, Sinan Narin , was arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge, the Metropolitan Police Department said. Two men had also been arrested at the scene of the clash on charges of aggravated assault and assaulting a police officer.
Michael Paramasivan said he was watching TV in the building as his girlfriend and daughter slept when he smelled burning plastic. Ambulance officials say 78 people were being treated in hospitals across London for a range of injuries and smoke inhalation.
With Thomas, the Celtics didnt necessarily need a point guard which is the piece Philadelphia apparently wanted most . The 76ers will likely also have to give a few other future picks and some role players to make the move.
The course had been softened by rain earlier in the week, and it finally played the way the USGA wanted in the final round. The world No. 13 stuffed his 310-yard approach shot to within 8 feet on the par-5 that stretches well beyond 600 yards.
Wawrinka, who triumphed in Geneva in the buildup to the tournament, had also won a career-high 11 successive matches on clay. Sometimes it is too short of a time and I really can't recover fast enough. "He's playing the best he's ever played".
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American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home
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UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision
UFC president Dana White said to ESPN his family is on its way to the medical center. " His family is traveling to him now ". Hughes last fought in the UFC in 2011 before retiring from the sport, although he had hinted at a comeback in recent months.
US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release
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Once Again, Senators Try to Cut Off Kamala Harris
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CRPF soldiers injured in Tral grenade attack
Likewise, three police personnel and a paramilitary trooper were wounded in a grenade attack in Srinagar on Sunday night. A CRPF camp at Padgampora in Pulwama too came under attack. "Searches in the area are presently on", said Yadav.
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