Janata Dal-United leader and NDA ally Nitish Kumar is likely to take oath as the Bihar Chief Minister for another term on November 16 after the NDA victory in Assembly elections. In the results that came on November 10, the NDA that fought the elections under its chief ministerial candidate Nitish Kumar managed to bag 125 seats in the 243-member Assembly.
Describing Pakistan as an “epicenter of terrorism”, India on Tuesday (September 15) said that Islamabad should refrain from delivering unsolicited lecture as Pakistan has consistently persecuted its ethnic and religious minorities including Hindus, Sikhs and Christians.
Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has been named crown prince of the U.S.-allied OPEC member state, state news agency KUNA said, citing a statement from his office. The Gulf Arab state’s parliament must approve the choice.
Germany’s defense minister is apologizing for decades of discrimination against gay servicepeople in the military until a change of policy in 2000.