Firecrackers and celebrations hit All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi’s house in Hyderabad as the party won three assembly seats in Bihar elections 2020. Owaisi’s party is also leading in two seats — Amour and Bahadurganj. The party, which appeared to be bagged five Muslim-dominated seats in the state, could play a key role in the formation of the next government in Bihar.
US President-elect Joe Biden plans to increase the number of high-skilled visas, including the H-1B, and eliminate the limit on employment-based visas by country, both of which are expected to benefit tens of thousands of Indian professionals impacted by some immigration policies of the outgoing Trump administration. With Kamala Harris as his deputy, Biden is expected to reverse the move of the outgoing Trump administration to revoke work permits to the spouses of H-1B visas, which had adversely impacted a large number of Indian families in the US.
Pierre Troisgros, one of France’s top chefs who helped reinvent the country’s traditional cuisine, died on Wednesday, French media said. He was 92.