Cyclone Ockhi, which barrelled towards the Gujarat coast to hit areas near Surat around midnight, has come as a dampener to the election heat in Gujarat. Others wondered if Modi was indeed the prime minister of the entire country or he only represented Gujarat. It is considered as high stake for BJP as it is the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and for Congress because it has been out of power for over two decades.
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi 7 December said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was anti-temple and that his visits to the shrines in Gujarat, sporting a "tilak", and talks of his wearing a "janeu", which is a sacred thread that Brahmins wear, were aimed at hiding this.
The rains, or the prospect of it, have pushed the BJP and the Congress to push back a number of rallies.
Shankersinh Vaghela, who quit the Congress earlier this year to float his own Jan Vikalp outfit, was scheduled to address roadshows and rallies in Junagadh, and Saurashtra's Mahuva and Palitana towns on Wednesday, a leader of his outfit said.
Johnny Hallyday, the French Elvis, has died aged 74
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The Congress leader has even been visiting temples in the poll-bound state, inviting criticism from the BJP that he was playing a "soft-Hindutva card" ahead of the Assembly polls.
Read Also: Gujarat Elections 2017: Congress manifesto promises happiness for all The BJP also called off rallies and press conferences of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Surat. Amit Shah's poll rallies in Rajula, Mahuva and Shihor on Tuesday were also cancelled. "Our Karyakartas should devote themselves to providing all possible assistance and stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow citizens". Inspired by his tweet, BJP leaders in Surat suspended all their campaign-related work and began shifting people to safer places, the ruling party MLA from Surat's Majura seat, Harsh Sanghvi, said.
"We have decided not to do any kind of campaigning until the effect of cyclone remains".
Texas Permanent School Fund increased Geo Group Inc New (NYSE:GEO) stake by 31,505 shares to 90,848 valued at $2.69M in 2017Q2. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of PNC Financial Services Group in a report on Monday, October 16th.
Adding Chatwood boosts a rotation that will likely lose former Cy Young Award victor Jake Arrieta and veteran John Lackey . The 27-year-old also had a strong end to the year, posting a 3.12 ERA in seven games (five starts) during September.
The Kentucky attorney responsible for the biggest social security scam in USA history appeared in federal court Wednesday. In June, Conn slipped out of his ankle bracelet and left it on the side of Interstate 75 in Fayette County.
Defense attorney Victor Rocco has raised questions over Zarrab's credibility, suggesting he made a deal to get out of jail free. He said he had a "close relationship" with Suleyman Aslan, who was Halkbank's general manager and Atilla's superior until 2013.
Since the boss herself has offered a job to direct the Star Wars movie, Taika Waititi might want to reconsider. The director's comments are a follow-up from comments he made about taking on a Star Wars movie on Twitter .
Kate has worn the jewellery once before at the same event previous year , which she attended wearing a red Jenny Packham gown. In July of this year, Kate was spotted wearing it again at a state dinner with Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia.
Trump's typical order from McDonald's, Lewandowski wrote, consisted of "two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish and a chocolate malt". Sanders was walking off the podium after declaring a wrap on the briefing when she did an about face, returning to podium.
In the past, Google has allowed brands and other personalities to post directly to Google but only with text entries. The feature may also increase users' time on site using Google, which could impact the company's bottom line.
His last tenure ended when he left OSU to take the head coaching job at Nebraska, where he went 19-19 in three seasons. In his 14 seasons as Oregon State's head coach, Riley led the program to a 93-80 record and eight bowl appearances.
The incident took place in the area of Broadway and Liberty Street in Tribeca, according to the New York City Police Department . Cops have said the vehicle was involved in at least two crashes before coming to a stop near Liberty Street and Broadway.
New North Korean Missile Is A 'Monster'
What's new about the Hwasong-15? That suggests the missile is steered by gimballing, a more advanced way to control the missile . Pyongyang said the missile reached an altitude of 4,475 kilometers and splashed down 950 kilometers from its launch site.
Overwatch's Winter Wonderland event will return next week
Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan is back to give a bit of information about next week's " Return to Winter Wonderland " holiday event. Essentially, it boils down to 5 Mei players taking on resident big lad Winston, who also happens to be player controlled.
Google's AI mastered chess in 4 hours
Google's eventual goal is to create a sort of generic AI that can respond to and master a broader range of challenges. The details about the Google's feat were published on the Arvix website of the Cornell University.
Health officials: Time to get your flu shot
Such infections can dramatically increase the risk of heart attack and stroke for months after the illness has cleared. Skiest said people can avoid numerous complications associated with the virus by getting the shot.
M&S debuts stoneless cocktail avocados
The fruit grows from an unpollinated avocado blossom and then develops without a seed - aka a pit. M&S even recommend that they are nice deep fried...but that might be a step too far for us!