All assumptions possible behind plane crash: Egypt’s Sisi

Cairo, May 22 : Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday said there was immediately no firm assumption as to why the Egyptair plane crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last week. “All assumptions are possible,” Xinhua news agency quoted Sisi as saying. “Reaching the reasons behind the plane crash takes long time … we will announce […]

Assam win bears out good governance, development: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, May 22 : Hailing the first ever victory for BJP in Assam as “a testimony of Modi government’s good governance and development politics”, union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said the party is expanding across the country. “The Assam win is a stamp of public approval for the work done by our […]

US to continue sanctions on some of Myanmar’s sectors: Kerry

Nay Pyi Taw, May 22 : The US will continue sanctions on some sectors of Myanmar based on the country’s democracy development, visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday in a joint press conference with his Myanmar counterpart Aung San Suu Kyi. He said the US has eased some sanctions on Myanmar […]

Vijayan government in Kerala to have 19 ministers

Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 : The new Kerala government led by Pinarayi Vijayan would have 19 members (including the chief minister) and its swearing-in will be held at the Central Stadium here at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, said Left Democratic Front convenor Vaikom Viswan. Addressing reporters here on Sunday evening after a party meet, he said […]

BJP-RSS national leadership behind Kerala violence: CPI-M

Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 : The BJP-RSS’ national leadership is behind the organised violence unleashed against the CPI-M in Kerala, said top party leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Sunday. Addressing reporters here after a party meeting, Balakrishnan, who is state secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), claimed that this organised attack against the party here […]

Forward Bloc lawmaker blames LF stalwarts for Bengal debacle

Kolkata, May 22 : Holding top state leaders of all Left Front partners responsible for the combine’s drubbing in the West Bengal assembly polls, a Forward Bloc legislator on Sunday lashed out against the alliance with the Congress, saying it was formed by compromising on ideals and policies to serve the interest of some parties. […]