Recently, the Supreme Court rejected the Rajasthan government's plea to provide reservation to Gujjars which would have otherwise raised the reservation ceiling beyond 50%. "In my opinion, this formula of reservation is a big joke", Patel told reporters in Ahmedabad.
Sagar Savalia, who ran the "Vikas Gando Thayo Chhe" (development has gone crazy) campaign against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Gujarat, attacked Hardik Patel for diverting his attention from Patidar reservation to electoral politics.
Sibal, however, held his cards close to chest when asked about the details of the formula the Congress and the Patel- led PAAS had worked out, adding the related issues would be decided later. We thank him that they (PAAS) have joined us with an ideology to contest the election by coming together. "You can deceive the people and yourself, but in elections only those promises can be made to each other and the public that can be implemented".
7.2 magnitude quake rocks northern Iraq
On its website , the USGS placed the quake's epicenter at about 19 miles south-southwest of the Iraqi city of Halabja. Iranian state TV says a 7.2-magnitude quake has jolted the region near the border between Iran and Iraq.
Celebrations across OR for Veterans Day
At 11 a.m., the 16th annual Elk Grove Veterans Day Parade will proceed south on Elk Grove Florin Road to Elk Grove Regional Park. Menard, a combat engineer, will be the keynote speaker, discussing the contributions of Army engineers during war and peace.
Vermont unemployment in October steady at 2.9 percent
The leisure and hospitality sector has grown by almost 2,500 with other services adding slightly more than 2,000 jobs this year. But she adds not all communities and regions of the state are benefiting equally from this growth.
Sixteen killed after boat capsizes in Vijayawada
A helpline with toll free number 18004250101 was opened to help the relatives of the victims to get the information. At least 14 people were killed after a boat capsized in Krishna district's Ibrahimpatnam Mandal, ANI reported.
Al Franken Called Accuser 'Beautiful' on House Floor in 2010
Franken apologized to Tweeden in a statement but said that he does not "remember the rehearsal for the skit in the same way". Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic leader Chuck Schumer agreed the Ethics Committee should investigate.
Salman Khan treats fans with guns and glory
Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan is all set to wrap the shooting for his upcoming film " Tiger Zinda Hai " today. In the picture, Salman aims a gun at the camera, with his eyes looking deadly enough to get you hooked.