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Partisan Turk is UNGA President; endorses Pak views on Kashmir

Volkan Bozkir is a former minister from Turkey who under a rotational system occupies the high chair of the president of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) for the current year. His position requires him not to sound like a partisan Turkish politician but act independently.

Kejriwal urges Modi to allow Delhi to home deliver free rations

Amid the escalating political fight over the controversial 'ration at doorstep' scheme following the Centre's objections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal writes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to draw his attention to the matter. The Centre has blocked the scheme launched by the Delhi government to help provide subsidised foodgrains at home.

Trinamool turncoats singing Didi tunes again; giving tough time to saffron camp

On a day when BJPs leader of the opposition in the West Bengal Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari, met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and party President J.P. Nadda in the national capital, and the party’s state leaders met to discuss the post-election strategy, the absence of Mukul Roy from the meeting has increased the uneasiness in the saffron camp.