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1 November, 2017 4:03 AM Iraq to hold parliamentary elections in May 2018

Baghdad: The Iraqi government has decided to hold the parliamentary elections on May 15, 2018, with a condition that parties which have armed wings will not participate in the polls. A statement by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi`s office said on Tuesday "the cabinet voted in favor of a decision of holding the parliamentary elections on May 15, 2018, and the federal 58

21 October, 2017 11:28 PM 39 Indians missing in Iraq alive, DNA test for kin routine procedure: Centre

The kin of 39 Indians, who went missing in Iraq's Mosul three years ago, have been told to undergo DNA tests. New Delhi: The Government of India has clarified that asking relatives of the 39 Indians who went missing in Mosul, Iraq, three years ago to undergo DNA tests is normal procedure to confirm identification. Both India and Iraq maintain that the 39 Indian 43

12 September, 2017 10:03 PM Iraq Parliament votes against Kurdistan referendum

Baghdad: The Iraqi House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reject a poll on Kurdish regional independence. The Parliament urged Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to take all measures needed to maintain unity of Iraq and to launch a serious dialogue between Baghdad and Kurdistan region to solve pending issues, Xinhua news agency cited the Iraq media 80

27 August, 2017 11:51 AM Sharad Yadav vows to form Grand Alliance at national level

PATNA: Rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday pledged to form a 'Mahagathbandhan' (Grand Alliance) at the national level to defeat and oust the BJP-led NDA in the next general election. "Hindustan bhar mein Gathbandhan banega ab," Sharad Yadav roared to applause from the large gathering at a rally here organised by RJD chief and former Bihar Chief 30

11 August, 2017 5:55 AM Venkaiah Naidu will give us a tough time in Rajya Sabha, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha for the first time on Friday. ''He is the first Vice President who was born in independent India. Venkaiah ji knows the working of Rajya Sabha very well, being in the house for so long, he has seen how the house work," said Modi. Adding further, Modi said, Venkaiah 22

28 July, 2017 1:10 AM Sushma Swaraj passes buck on missing Indians, claims survivor held back details

Denying allegations of misleading Parliament on the details of 39 missing Indians in Iraq who were in ISIS captivity, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said it was Harjit Masih — one of the survivors who claimed that all the other people with him were shot dead but he escaped — who did not provide all the details. "He wants to mislead us on how he came out (of ISIS captivity) 53

27 July, 2017 1:39 AM 39 missing Indians in Mosul, Iraq: In moving speech, Sushma Swaraj says will not give up; 6 sources have said they are alive

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressed Parliament today on the issue of the 39 Indians who went missing in Mosul, Iraq. Addressing the Lok Sabha today, Swaraj said that she had received “no proof that the missing Indians are dead.” Stating that “the missing Indians issue is serious”, Swaraj declared that she “will not give up” until she gets proof 66

26 July, 2017 9:24 AM Won’t declare 39 missing Indians in Mosul as dead, says Sushma in Lok Sabha

“It is a sin to declare a person dead without concrete evidence. I will not do this sin,” said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Lok Sabha on Wednesday, while making a statement on the fate of 39 Indian nationals missing in Iraq since 2014. Ms. Swaraj spoke during the Monsoon session after three unsuccessful attempts. She was allotted time to speak 44

26 July, 2017 6:27 AM Parliament updates live: Sushma makes statement on missing Indians in Mosul

'Not ready to believe Indians in Mosul are dead, will continue to trace them' Opposition continued their protest inside the Lok Sabha premises for the second week. Their protest has only been ramped up after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended six MPs for their "unruly behaviour." FM Arun Jaitley to table Supplementary Demands for Grants 2017—18 & Demands 87

24 July, 2017 8:05 AM On Missing Indians, Congress Preps Privilege Notice Against Sushma Swaraj

In 2014, the Indian labourers, mostly from Punjab, were taken hostage by ISIS when it overran Iraq's second largest city Mosul. The workers were trying to leave Mosul when they were intercepted. Amid speculation, protests and opposition questions over 39 Indians missing in Iraq since they were kidnapped in 2014, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj will make a statement 65