It is right of people to ask if Sasikala deserves to be Tamil Nadu Chief Minister: P Chidambaram
Former Union Minister P Chidambaram today raised question over AIADMK’s move to elect ‘Chinnamma’ Sasikala as the leader of its Legislature Party paving way for her to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. “It is the right of AIADMK MLAs to elect their leader. It is the right of the people to ask if the leader deserves to be CM,” Chidambaram tweeted. “Looking back with pride, TN CM chair was occupied by Kamaraj and Anna. AIADMK and PEOPLE OF TAMIL NADU are now moving in opposite directions,” he said.
US President Donald Trump blasts courts for blocking travel ban, warns of ‘peril’
President Donald Trump blasted the federal courts for a second day in a row after his efforts to implement a travel ban were suspended and warned that the judiciary could be placing Americans in “peril.” “Just cannot believe a judge would put our country in such peril. If something happens blame him and court system. People pouring in. Bad!” the president tweeted yesterday, after uncharacteristically taking a nearly day-long break from Twitter. “I have instructed Homeland Security to check people coming into our country VERY CAREFULLY. The courts are making the job very difficult!” The saga began on January 27 when Trump issued a blanket ban on all refugees, as well as on travellers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
Delhi: Wanted criminal arrested after shootout with police near Nehru Place metro station
Delhi Police today arrested a criminal, who was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, after a shootout near Nehru Place metro station. Akbar, who was wanted in connection with several cases, was nabbed by police. It has been learned that there was exchange of fire between both the sides.During the shootout, Akbar’s aide Rashid managed to flee. Around 13 rounds of firing were exchanged between Akbar and the police. Akbar is wanted in many cases of robbery, theft, snatching and attempt to murder.