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MCD Elections: How a local body poll will have national consequences? Analysing AAP vs BJP vs Congress prestige battle

DNA Sunday, 4 December 2022
The result of MCD polls will have a far-reaching impact which will not only be limited to Delhi, but also be felt across country's political circles.
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Congressional Leaders Expecting Top-Level Briefing on Chinese Spy Balloon [Video]

Congressional Leaders Expecting Top-Level Briefing on Chinese Spy Balloon

Congressional Leaders , Expecting Top-Level Briefing , on Chinese Spy Balloon. Fox News reports that leaders in Congress are expected to receive a top-level briefing on the intelligence gathered by a suspected Chinese spy balloon. . Fox News reports that leaders in Congress are expected to receive a top-level briefing on the intelligence gathered by a suspected Chinese spy balloon. . The briefing will also include President Biden's decision to shoot down the suspected spy balloon, which was said to be carrying sensors and surveillance equipment. The briefing is expected to include the Gang of Eight, which includes the ranking members of the House and Senate intelligence committees and party leaders from both chambers. . The briefing is expected to include the Gang of Eight, which includes the ranking members of the House and Senate intelligence committees and party leaders from both chambers. . Fox News reports that Republicans have called for a closer look at Biden's decision-making regarding the balloon, which traveled across the entire U.S. before being shot down. Fox News reports that Republicans have called for a closer look at Biden's decision-making regarding the balloon, which traveled across the entire U.S. before being shot down. Meanwhile, Democrats have praised Biden's handling of the incident, arguing that waiting to shoot down the craft over water was done with safety in mind. According to the Biden administration, the U.S. gained a significant amount of intelligence on the craft by allowing it to cross the continent. Fox News reports that complaints by the GOP largely revolve around the Biden administration's delay in notifying the public regarding the issue. The Biden administration reportedly learned of the CCP spy balloon on January 28th – nearly a week before residents in Montana spotted the balloon loitering over their state, Mike Rogers, R-Ala, House Armed Services Committee Chairman, via Fox News. It’s clear the Biden administration had hoped to hide this national security failure from Congress and the American people, Mike Rogers, R-Ala, House Armed Services Committee Chairman, via Fox News

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Adani row: Congress to hold countrywide protest in front of LIC offices, SBI branches

It is being argued by the Opposition that the investment of the Adani group in public sector banks such as the SBI and LIC has had a big impact on the savings of..
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House Votes Ilhan Omar off Foreign Affairs Committee [Video]

House Votes Ilhan Omar off Foreign Affairs Committee

House Votes Ilhan Omar , off Foreign Affairs Committee. Fox News reports that the House voted 218-211 to remove Omar from the committee on Jan. 2. Republicans had previously vowed to go through with the removal because of alleged antisemitic and anti-American comments Omar had previously made. Representative Omar, by her own words, has disqualified herself from serving on the Committee on Foreign Affairs, a panel that is viewed by nations around the world as speaking for Congress on matters of international importance and national security, Foreign Affairs Committee, via four-page resolution. Fox News reports that Democrats and Omar accused the GOP of racism and hypocrisy, claiming they are only targeting "Democrats for questionable behavior.". I am Muslim, I am an immigrant, and interestingly, from Africa. Is anyone surprised that I am being targeted? , Rep. Ilhan Omar, via statement. Is anyone surprised that I am somehow deemed unworthy to speak about American foreign policy, or that they see me as a powerful voice that needs to be silenced?, Rep. Ilhan Omar, via statement. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended Omar and dismissed Republican claims of consistency regarding the representative's dismissal. Consistency? There is nothing consistent with the Republican Party’s continued attack, except for the racism and incitement of violence against women of color in this body. , Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, via statement. This is about targeting women of color in the United States of America, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, via statement. Rep. Gregory Meeks also came to Omar's defense. Why is this member being targeted today? Could it be the way that she looks? Could it be her religious practices? , Rep. Gregory Meeks, via statement. Because it’s clear if she were on the other side of the aisle, we would not be having this debate today, Rep. Gregory Meeks, via statement

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7 Little-Known Black History Facts [Video]

7 Little-Known Black History Facts

7 Little-Known , Black History Facts. 1. Shirley Chisholm, She was the first Black woman elected to Congress and survived multiple assassination attempts when she ran for President of the United States. 2. John Baxter Taylor , He was the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal. 3. Billie Holiday, Her song, "Strange Fruit," was originally published as a poem by Abel Meeropol, a Jewish school teacher. 4. Hattie McDaniel, The first African American to win an Oscar, McDaniel wasn't allowed to attend the premiere of 'Gone with the Wind.'. 5. Phillis Wheatley, At only 12 years old, she became the first published African American female author. 6. Josephine Baker , The famed entertainer worked as a French Resistance spy during World War II. 7. Black History Month , It was decreed a national observance in 1976 by President Gerald Ford

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Rep. George Santos Steps Down From House Committee Assignments [Video]

Rep. George Santos Steps Down From House Committee Assignments

Rep. George Santos Steps Down , From House Committee Assignments. NBC News reports that Santos recused himself from assignments for the House Small Business and Science committees on Jan. 31. He says that he did so "to prevent from being a distraction" amid investigations into his finances and other matters. The representative is being investigated by the Nassau County district attorney and NY federal prosecutors. . Federal authorities are reportedly looking into his finances, specifically any irregularities regarding financial disclosures and campaign loans. The NY attorney general's office is also "looking into a number of issues.". In December, 'The New York Times' published an investigation claiming much of Santos' résumé was a lie. Alleged fabrications include graduating from Baruch College, previously working for Goldman Sachs and Citigroup and owning numerous properties. According to NBC News, Santos also lied about his mother being in the World Trade Center at the time of the 9/11 attacks. Immigration records show that she was actually living in Brazil at the time. A new poll conducted by Newsday and Siena College shows that in Santos' district, 78% of voters feel he should resign from Congress

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New governor, new chapter in Bengal

The CM-governor relationship in Bengal, at least right now, is not keeping to the usual template of acrimony that marks such relationships in many states that..
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JD(U) suffered after allying with BJP in 2017: Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that the JD(U)'s realignment with the BJP half a decade ago, which came to an abrupt end last year, had been..
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Delhi Mayor election: MCD fails to elect mayor for 3rd time as chaos erupts in House | Oneindia News [Video]

Delhi Mayor election: MCD fails to elect mayor for 3rd time as chaos erupts in House | Oneindia News

Today, the exercise to elect a new mayor of Delhi failed for the third time in a row after members of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP caused a ruckus in the municipal House. Proceedings in the House, which convened for the third time after the December 4 municipal polls, were disrupted as AAP members staged a huge protest over voting rights for aldermen. #DelhiMayor #MCD #BJPvsAAP

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Delhi Mayor Elections 2023 stalled for the third time, MCD House adjourned amid protest by AAP

The Delhi Mayor Elections 2023 have been disrupted once again in the midst of the political tussle between BJP and AAP in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi..
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Shelly Oberoi vs Rekha Gupta: Meet the candidates for Delhi Mayor Elections 2023 from AAP, BJP

AAP and BJP have both fielded their candidates for the Delhi Mayor Elections 2023, which are set to be conducted on February 6 in the Delhi assembly.
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Delhi Mayor Election: Amid AAP-BJP row, Delhi Municipal House to meet on February 6 to choose mayor

The AAP won 134 of the 250 wards in the first municipal vote held following the merger of the MCD and redistricting last year. With 104 seats, the BJP came in..
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Delhi liquor scam: BJP demands CM Arvind Kejriwal's resignation, stages massive protest

The ED has named Arvind Kejriwal in its charge sheet related to the liquor scam of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi.
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Delhi auto, taxi drivers asked to wear uniform, warned of heavy fines upon violation

The autos and taxi unions said they were ready to follow the order, but also urged the government to lower the Rs 10,000 fine.
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Delhi to soon get first RRTS: How will rapid rail be different from Metro

The RRTS trains run 3 times faster than the metro with a designed speed of 180 km/h and an operational speed of 160 km/h.
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New 'Vande Bharat' connection between Delhi and Gurgaon likely soon, details inside

Preparations are underway to run the train between Jaipur and Delhi in the next few months and Gurgaon could get a connectivity boost as one of the stops.
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