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BJP protests in Kolkata against attack on party chief


Ghosh then walked to the police station with the BJP workers and lodged a complaint. "I talked to the union home minister, after which peace returned to the Darjeeling hills", Ghosh told reporters. I got no help from police or administration. Two persons were arrested on Friday for their alleged involvement in the incident, police said. The supporters of expelled Gorkhaland Jammukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binaya Tamang were allegedly behind the attack. Read More »

Death toll in Balochistan shrine attack mounts to 19


Kakar said an assistant sub-inspector of police was killed while attempting to stop the suicide bomber from entering the shrine. A suicide bomber has killed at least 20 and injured another 30, after blowing himself up at the gate of a religious shrine, in a remote part of Pakistan. Read More »

Police strip, thrash protesting farmers; CM Chouhan orders probe — Madhya Pradesh


But after photos of farmers sitting in their underwear at the police station first appeared in the media and then on social media, the government was forced to set up an inquiry. Singh said that this was a violation of human rights and he would file a complaint with videos and photographs to the National Human Rights Commission and the State Human Rights Commission. Read More »

President Trump Visits Las Vegas After Mass Shooting


They can fit over the rear shoulder-stock assembly on a semi-automatic rifle and with applied pressure cause the weapon to fire continuously, increasing the rate from between 45 and 60 rounds per minute to between 400 and 800 rounds per minute, according to the office of Senator Dianne Feinstein who introduced legislation this week to ban them. Read More »

Here are the gun control policies that majorities in both parties support


Under federal law, buyers must first pay a $200 transfer fee and submit to fingerprinting and a federal background check, a process that can take around a year to complete. In five of the six contested districts held by Republicans, GOP voters outnumber Democrats. In Las Vegas, one of the National Rifle Association's favorite maxims - the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun - was exposed yet again as not just false but tragically absurd. Read More »

Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging


Some representatives from around the country admit that before this week, they had never heard of the gun accessory bump stocks. Officials said that 12 of the rifles found in the Las Vegas gunman's suite had bump stocks. Dianne Feinstein , a California Democrat, that would ban the sale, transfer, importation, manufacture or possession of bump fire stocks and similar accessories. Read More »

NY Sen. Gillibrand Blasts Congress After Las Vegas Shooting


Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of MA, wrote on Twitter that "Thoughts & prayers are NOT enough" following this tragedy. Republicans in Congress shouldn't think that sacrificing bump stocks will even begin to suffice, given the depth of public fear about the dangers posed by deadly weapons that are so freely available. Read More »

Gun Control Is More Like Abortion Than Gay Marriage


It is especially after incidents like Las Vegas shooting that you think something will finally change, but historically, it hasn't. Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat and author of an assault weapons ban in the mid-1990s, and she spoke about the prospects - or lack thereof - for gun reforms in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in recent United States history. Read More »

What you need to know about the Las Vegas shooting


Top House Republicans had already indicated they were open to a conversation on restricting bump stocks - something reiterated by White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders in Thursday's press briefing - and Sen. "There will certainly be a time for that policy discussion to take place", Sanders said the day after the killings, "but that's not the place that we're in at this moment". Read More »

NY gun laws do not allow 'bump stocks'


The " Bump Stock " kit is legal to buy and according to recent reports from gun shop owners, since the Las Vegas shooting sales of said kits are on the rise. In the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, at least 59 people were killed and over 500 injured after a gunman posited on the 32nd floor of a hotel and casino opened fire on people at an outdoor country music festival below. Read More »

Donald Trump in Las Vegas: America Truly Anation In Mourning


Do you think Donald Trump will eventually address the issue of gun violence in the US? Gunderson was not the only Las Vegas shooting survivor who found the president's trip motivational. "It shows what true professionalism is all about", he added ". Earlier this week, Trump appeared open to discussion on new gun control measures, but said enough time had not passed since the rampage to open up the conversation . Read More »

Trump to Las Vegas victims: 'Believe me, I'll be there' for you


Some members of GOP leadership have expressed a willingness to explore legislation banning bump stocks , the attachment that the Las Vegas shooter used to make semiautomatic rifles fire at the rate of automatic ones. President Donald Trump leaving Washington for Las Vegas . "And you showed what professionalism is all about". Air Force One landed at the airport near the famed Las Vegas strip on a bright, sunny morning just days after a gunman on the 32nd floor of a hotel and ... Read More »

Trump bemoans 'fake news' before Las Vegas visit


The awesome video shows Gunderson painfully rising to shake hands with First Lady Melania Trump as she entered his hospital room at University Medical Center in Las Vegas . The incident triggered calls for reform to US gun laws - however, Trump, who has been backed by the National Rifle Association, and spoke often of protecting gun rights during his campaign - has steered clear of leaning too far either way. Read More »

President Trump to meet Las Vegas shooting survivors


Thomas Gunderson was attending the concert at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when Stephen Paddock began firing on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, according to the Daily Mail . Top Republicans and Democrats in Congress have identified new curbs on the use of such accessories as the gun control measure most ripe for success in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting . Read More »

See assault rifles multi-millionaire used in killing 59 at United States concert


NEW footage has been obtained from inside the Las Vegas gunman's hotel suite from where he inflicted horror down on concertgoers. Paddock booked rooms overlooking the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago in August and the Life Is Beautiful show near the Vegas Strip in late September before he undertook the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, according to authorities. Read More »

YouTube videos claim Las Vegas massacre was faked


On Tuesday night, the fifth result for searches of " Las Vegas shooting " on YouTube was a video titled "Proof Las Vegas Shooting was a FALSE FLAG attach - Shooter on 4th Floor", a rumour that has been repeatedly debunked by authorities. Although the change to the search algorithm was already in the works, YouTube made a decision to roll it out sooner in response to criticism of the way it handled results when users searched for "Las Vegas Shooting". Read More »

British PM May should call a leadership contest, former party chairman says


Former Tory chairman, Grant Shapps has claimed that it is the "time to have a leadership election" and said he wanted to privately go to Mrs May to ask her to step down. The UK currency reached a one-month low against the U.S. dollar as Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps was unmasked as a ringleader among a group of Conservatives pushing for a leadership election. Read More »

Anti-nuclear weapons group wins Peace Prize


ICAN describes itself as a coalition of grassroots non-government groups in more than 100 nations. It has been the leading civil society actor in the effort to achieve a prohibition of nuclear weapons under global law. Nuclear disarmament was established by a goal in the United Nations' first-ever resolution, the Norwegian Nobel Committee notes. This year, 215 individuals and 103 organisations were nominated. Read More »

ICAI president Nilesh Vikamsey's daughter found dead


According to the Newspaper, She was reported missing by her family on Wednesday when she did not return home from the law firm where she was interning in South Mumbai .The police says that she sent text messages to her family before heading home on Wednesday that said "nobody is responsible". Read More »

Investigators are seeking for motive of deadly mass shooting

She flew from Manila to Hong Kong on September 22 and returned to Manila on September 25 before flying to Los Angeles Tuesday. The girlfriend of the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history denied Wednesday having any prior knowledge of the massacre. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting bodycam footage released

As detectives continue to search for a motive , Paddock's own family are in disbelief and say they have "no idea" why he did it. "She didn't even know that she was going to the Philippines until Steve said " Marilou I found you a cheap ticket to the Philippines". Read More »

Ready to hold central and state elections in September 2018: EC


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been batting for to get rid of the country from the cycle of elections. Earlier, the commission dubbed the idea of simultaneous polls as not "insurmountable" but pointed out that it would need over Rs 9284.15 crore for procuring the additional EVMs and VVPAT systems if the Lok Sabha and state assembly elections are held together. Read More »

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown


In a rare move supporting a possible restriction, the National Rifle Association issued a statement credited to their CEO Wayne LaPierre and Executive Director Chris Cox. Moderate Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida announced Thursday that he's working on a bipartisan bill to ban bump stocks with Democratic Rep. Read More »

Soldier Tried to Kill Wife Twice, Nearly Succeeded: Prosecutors


Top skydiving instructor Mark Bayada told the court Ms Cilliers was a qualified instructor who had completed more than 2,600 jumps without incident. While witnesses thought she died, Victoria survived the 4,000-foot fall but was seriously injured - being left with broken ribs, a broken collarbone, a broken leg and spinal injuries. Read More »

Chinese still constructing Doklam road


According to the army sources, PLA has started constructing a road in Chumbi valley but that area was already under the Chinese control and any sort of development in this area did not have strategic implications for India. "However, their forces in Chumbi Valley are still deployed and I expect them to withdraw as their exercise in the area gets over", PTI quoted Dhanoa as saying. Read More »

Sasikala Natarajan gets 5-day parole to visit ailing husband


A parole was requested by AIADMK leader Sasikala, but it was rejected by the Bengaluru jail authorities. Following this Bengaluru Jail authorities considered her application. She has again filled an emergency parole form on Thursday and also attached documents, including medical certificate of her ailing husband Natarajan, to make a fresh parole request. Read More »

IAF chopper Mi-17 crashes in Arunachal Pradesh, 5 killed


Reportedly the Airforce chopper was crashed during a training session. Reports said an inquiry panel has been ordered to ascertain cause of the crash. India's air force is investing billions of dollars to replace its ageing fleet, which is often blamed for crashes in the country. The Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) had lost contact soon after its take off from Sagalee before the rescue. Read More »

Supporters of DACA fight to keep dreamers home


For undocumented people brought to the children, the clock to renew paperwork to avoid deportation runs out at midnight. Trump had originally meant to repeal DACA so that he could put a more permanent program in place through Congress. Read More »

Dozens killed in traffic accident near Russia's capital


The horror collision happened near Pokrov station in Russia's Vladimir region. The central hospital stated that five people have been admitted, four of which are in a critical state, local reports explained. "People inside the bus were sleeping, there were 50 of them. It got literally torn apart", Rita Shlyakhtina said . "The driver yelled, and 34 people jumped out of the bus to push it", RIA Novosti quoted Shlyakhova as saying. Read More »

Trump mum on gun control


Asked about gun laws , the president said "we'll be talking about gun laws as time goes by". "We grieve the loss of the law enforcement personnel who were killed in this vicious attack", Trump said. He fired for approximately nine minutes, before shooting and killing himself when a SWAT team arrived. Jill Snyder, special agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, told reporters that 12 of the weapons found in Paddock's hotel room had bump stock devices. Read More »

Preschoolers die after being set alight in Brazil


The guard was identified as Damiao Soares dos Santos, 50, who had worked at the nursery school since 2008. The guard sprayed them with alcohol before setting them on fire, according to one news account. "As the creche is near our house we heard noise and rushed over", Nelson de Jesus Silva, the father of one victim, told Globonews TV . While police continue with their investigations to determine the reason for the crime, Janauba's mayor has decreed seven days of mourning for those who ... Read More »

Rep. Bill Flores on Bump Stocks: 'They Should Be Banned'

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has announced devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully automatic ones need tougher regulation after bump stocks were used by Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock . "We will be talking about gun laws as time goes by", Trump told reporters in the aftermath of the Vegas shooting. Over the past few days, members of both the Republican and Democratic parties have voiced their approval to regulate or ban the devices. Read More »

Trump wants a Senate Intel Committee probe of United States media outlets

In the wake of two natural disasters and the worst mass shooting in the nation's history, President Trump still finds time to tweet about "fake news" - which is to say, news reporting he doesn't much like. If it actually were fake news, if they were completely making things up, just fabricating it out of nowhere to defame you, you can absolutely sue for liable, but you're not doing that and you're the king of frivolous lawsuits, so if you honestly thought that it wasn't real news you would ... Read More »

NRA Says Bump Stocks Should Be 'Subject To Additional Regulations'


How in the world would the shooter get that?" All of whom are still, and constantly asking, 'why?' "He heard the audio and he thought 'that wasn't fully automatic". "Clearly that's something we need to look into", Mr Ryan said on MSNBC. I don't think this is right. Owners of automatic weapons were required to pay a $200 tax, a large amount at the time , as well as provide fingerprints and a photograph, undergo a background check and obtain approval from the chief law enforcement officer ... Read More »