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Rahul faces backlash over election drubbing

Rahul faces backlash over election drubbing

Rahul Gandhi is set to face a backlash from within the main opposition Congress party after it suffered a mauling for a second general election in a row from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party.

Irani topples Rahul in Congress bastion

Irani topples Rahul in Congress bastion

Amethi yesterday snapped its 39 years long relationship with the Gandhi family – a relationship that was filled with emotions and nurtured with emotions. The victory of BJP’s Smriti Irani and defeat of Rahul Gandhi is not just the result of an electoral battle – it is much more than that.

Modi pledges ‘inclusive’ future

Modi pledges ‘inclusive’ future

Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed an “inclusive” future for all Indians yesterday after a landslide election victory that crushed the Gandhi dynasty’s comeback hopes once again. “Together we grow. Together we prosper. Together we will build a strong and inclusive India.

Huawei is ready to meet challenges ahead: CEO

Huawei is ready to meet challenges ahead: CEO

The 90-day temporary general license for Huawei "bears little meaning" and Huawei is fully prepared, Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei has said.

Austria to mourn F1 legend Lauda in public homage

Austria to mourn F1 legend Lauda in public homage

Austria will mourn Formula One legend Niki Lauda with his body laid out in Vienna's Roman Catholic cathedral in a public homage next Wednesday, his family said.

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

The United States and China hardened their stances over Huawei Thursday as Washington brushed aside claims of ‘bullying’ and accused the Chinese tech giant of misrepresenting its ties to the Beijing government.

US FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX

US FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX

The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX and what steps are needed to return it to service.

Modi vows 'inclusive' India after landslide election win

Modi vows 'inclusive' India after landslide election win

Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed an ‘inclusive’ future for all Indians on Thursday after a landslide election victory that crushed the Gandhi dynasty's comeback hopes once again.

Lanka extends state of emergency by a month

Lanka extends state of emergency by a month

Sri Lanka’s president extended yesterday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people. Maithripala Sirisena issued a proclamation saying that the emergency

Trump blasts Pelosi’s ‘cover-up’ accusation

Trump blasts Pelosi’s ‘cover-up’ accusation

President Donald Trump yesterday abruptly cut off a meeting with US congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them over intensifying investigations by lawmakers and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up.

Sudan military ‘wants to cede power quickly’

Sudan military ‘wants to cede power quickly’

Sudan’s military wants to hand power to a democratically elected government as soon as possible in the tumultuous aftermath of former president Omar al-Bashir’s overthrow, a prominent general said in an interview published yesterday.

Six dead in post-poll clashes in Indonesia

Six dead in post-poll clashes in Indonesia

Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades yesterday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capital for a second night.

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