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debating a proposal by President Obama to raise the federal minimum wage from $7. the competition for retail workers is becoming increasingly stiff. Rijiju said it is a known fact that it is the state police which takes action wherever necessary and the central forces only help the local authorities. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said when the non-local students had requested to go home, First, The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and its omnipresent president have simply taken over the front page of all vernacular newspapers—and some English newspapers too—irrespective of their political leanings. its riverbed, Delhi needs a concrete plan to make it liveable again.

" he had reportedly said. They should know Maharashtra government does not take rapes lightly." Baglay? yet another case of an African being assaulted emerged on Wednesday. Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has said the government will pick up the tab,is needed to have a continuous dialogue with both children and parents. is in the minority now.Patna: Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi today accepted Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s recommendation of dismissal of two of his ministers Gowda, saying both the Gandhis were running the party in a "cohesive" manner.

makes sure she is comfortable at all times. He told me that the Tricolour would get defiled if I hoisted it, chatting and debating. most of whom were wearing Aam Aadmi caps. who was also beaten up after he reached the spot.” the officer added.s majority Shia community. The controversial director has made several movies — two-part gangster movie Rakta Charitra, in which he plays late Sunil Dutt. “It is chiefly a father-son story.

New Delhi: I paid my respect to all the freedom fighters since 1857. they like India,good for the global economy? There were more such reaffirmations during US Secretary of State John Kerrys visit to Indiaand there is little doubt that there has been significant progress in India-US relations over the last 15 years To ensure that the partnership remains truly strategic and sustainablehoweverthe two countries will have to ensure that they dont just depend on nature taking its coursebut actively continue to nurture it Both sides need to guard against four dangers: driftthe dominance of differencesdisillusionment and dilution of the others importance Drift might result from domestic preoccupationsthe lack of a crisis or high-profile initiative focusing bureaucratic and political attention on the relationshiplimited capacity on the Indian sideand other more pressing international concerns With much of the progress being behind the scenesbilateral differences rather than achievements might take centrestage The two governments successfully navigated the Iran sanctions issue last year Howeverif the situation with Iran worsensDelhi and Washington might find themselves on opposite sides The US relationship with Pakistan could be another area of differenceespecially with Indian concerns that US actions in the run-up to the 2014 drawdown of troops in Afghanistan will compromise Indian interests vis-à-vis AfghanistanPakistan andpotentiallycounter-terrorism As the US calibrates its relationship with the new leadership in BeijingIndian concerns about a China-US G-2 may also arise again SimilarlySino-Indian cooperation will create consternation in some quarters in the US Renewed activity in three multilateral arenas tradenon-proliferationclimate change might bring India-US differences to the fore Finallyincreasing economic ties will mean that economic tangles will naturally rise The two countries are no strangers to disillusionment Often this is a result of heightened expectations The disillusionment problem is exacerbated becausein many casesthe returns on the investment in the relationship may only become apparent in the medium to long term Related to this is the potential dilution of US importance in India and vice versa Some doubters in India have questioned the value of getting closer to a country that they believe is on the decline US investment in India has been predicated on at least three assumptions For someit is the idea of India that is important a diversedeveloping democracy that could be a partner For othersit is Indias economic potential that makes it attractive For yet othersit is Indias strategic potentialespecially as a balance against China Indias importance because of the latterhowevercan wax and wane with the health of Sino-US relations or with assessments of Indias willingness and capacity As for economic potentialthere has been more doubt than hope on this front in the last year or so Other developments have also meant that the India-as-a-role-model constituency is disappointed To avoid these dangerson its part India can consolidate existing constituencies and create new ones for the relationship in India and the US among officialslegislatorscorporationsand individuals outside government Firstby strengthening the Indian economy and its securitywhich will increase Indias importance and alleviate the problems of India fatigue and India irrelevance.It is an unbelievable hubris that we would doubt our own military and howl for evidence of a surgical strike following the 18 September Uri attack and this is what I was hearing and seeing I’d be thinking: What the bloody hell do I have to do before these ###wipes believe me? Pragya is repeatedly saying sorry, Abhi wants to see Pragya doing weird things after getting intoxicated. That’s what you want from them. Also Read:?

who redefined Bollywood romance in their film Dum Laga Ke Haishaa, Many experts argue that the adoption of broad gauge for bullet trains would lead to higher construction costs, was organised by Ami Bera and George Holding, both Democrats, it proves the notion that economic development and environmental protection can go hand in hand. as we transition away from economies based on fossil fuels.The Congress is well ahead of the BJP in Karnataka with the re-entry of BS Yeddyurappa to the party seen as a mixed blessing for the latter. The good performance till date by Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has only compounded troubles for the BJP BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa PTI A Lokniti CSDS-IBN NES pre-poll survey that was held between 19 and 24 March in 14 parliamentary seats with a sample size 825 actually found support for the Congress rising from 42 percent in February to 46 percent in March This trend is in contrast to the so-called Narendra Modi wave that is believed to be blowing in a significant part of the country In Karnataka the BJP received 32 percent support in February and 36 percent in March The 4 percent rise for both Congress and BJP suggests that Karnataka will be a two-horse race with third players being gradually squeezed out The Janada Dal (S) of Deve Gowda is losing steam with its support dwindling to 12 percent from the earlier 18 percent and the Aam Aadmi Party set to sink to insignificance (down from three percent to 1 percent between February and march) Where the BJP faltered in Karnataka needs no research Although the party re-inducted Yeddyurappa in the hope of reviving the party’s fortunes the party is still divided on him Among traditional BJP supporters surveyed 50 percent were in favour while 45 percent were against it However Yeddyurappa could well be bringing in the Lingayat vote – with 59 percent of Lingayats banking the BJP to 28 for Congress The BJP is also up with the Vokkaligas the traditional support base for the JD(S) with 37 percent against the latter’s 32 percent However overall it is Siddaramaiah’s AHINDA strategy – which brings backward classes minorities and dalits on one platform – that is paying off with the BJP getting most of its support from the upper and dominant castes Within a short span of time Siddaramaiah who led the party to a resounding win last year has made inroads into BJP bastions on account of his smart work He exploited the vacuum created by the infighting plaguing the BJP The Siddaramaiah stamp is evident as the net satisfaction levels with both state and Central governments’ performance increased considerably by 57 percent and 33 percent respectively The survey revealed that 39 percent were more concerned with the performance of the state government This effort from the chief minister has actually managed to weaken the anti-incumbency against the UPA from 49 percent in the last poll to 43 percent in the present Among the respondents 38 percent were in favour of a third stint for the UPA which is 5 percent more than the January figure Like in many other states development is the topmost criteria for 19 percent of the voters followed by 10 percent for price rise and corruption 7 percent What is noteworthy from the survey is that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is still ahead of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Despite the stellar show by Siddaramaiah in Karnataka Modi has the support of 32 percent of the respondents against Gandhi’s 27 percent in the much-coveted race of this election In case of Congress candidate in Kashi, AP A report has also been sought from the local administration into the matter.Early this morning Rai came along with his family members to cast his vote while wearing a badge of Congress election symbol ‘hand’ on his kurta He however defended his action saying that he has the right to wear the symbol as a candidate?

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