For Quick Alerts Subscribe Now Jaipur Literature Fest: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor lauds Professor Michael Sandel on his new book View Sample For Quick Alerts ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS For Daily Alerts #Election Commission Assembly Elections 2021: This will be my last set of elections during my tenure, says Sunil Arora #Election Commission Arrangements in place for candidates to file nomination online: CEC #Election Commission TN, Bengal, Kerala, Puducherry, Assam elections 2021: Full polling, counting schedule #Election Commission Five assembly polls to begin March 27, counting of votes on May 2 #Election Commission Election Commission to announce poll dates for 5 states at 4.30 today #Election Commission EC to hold meeting today to finalise schedule for assembly elections in 5 states Just In 20 min ago Police supposed to collect evidence for true picture, … [Read more...] about EC announces dates for assembly polls in 5 states: Highlights
Democrats are preparing for a fresh fight to end the filibuster after the Senate parliamentarian advised on Thursday that the $15 minimum wage could not be included in President Joe Biden 's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. Elizabeth MacDonough, the nonpartisan Senate parliamentarian, said including the $15 minimum wage proposal in the bill would violate the Byrd Rule—a precedent that bars items not directly related to the budget from being included in reconciliation bills. President Biden has since signaled that he will not go against the judgment of the unelected advisor, meaning the $15 minimum wage will have to be passed in a separate bill, should the White House still pursue the policy. Reacting to the Senate parliamentarian decision, a number of progressive lawmakers called for the filibuster to be thrown out as they sought to remove another potential blockade to the $15 minimum wage measure. The political tactic allows a senator to speak for a long period … [Read more...] about Democrats Round on Filibuster After $15 Minimum Wage Blow
ARMYs have a new BTS album to look forward to – the K-pop mega boyband announced on Tuesday (Jan 7) that Map Of The Soul: 7 will drop on Feb 21 with pre-orders starting on Thursday (Jan 9). The new album is the follow-up to Map Of The Soul: Persona, which was released in April last year. The band's agency, Big Hit Entertainment, has since shared the album’s rollout plan that will take place in four phases. #BTS #방탄소년단 MAP OF THE SOUL : 7 COMEBACK MAP #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL_7 pic.twitter.com/YRBGLGI9bN — BigHit Entertainment (@BigHitEnt) January 8, 2020 Phase one begins with the comeback trailer titled Shadow out on Jan 10, followed by the release of the first single on Jan 17 and an accompanying Art Film performed by MN Dance Company. A second comeback trailer called Ego is expected on Feb 3 in phase two. Throughout phases one and two are events referred to as Connect, BTS in several cities around the world including London, New York and Seoul. … [Read more...] about BTS unveils plans for new album and single – ARMYs, are you excited?