Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory on Tuesday in Afghanistan`s disputed election, blaming fraud for putting him behind in preliminary results as fears rise of instability and ethnic unrest.
Afghan security forces on Saturday claimed victory against a Taliban offensive in the country`s volatile Helmand province after days of fighting seen as a test for the country`s security forces as NATO-led troops pull out.
On the same day that Courtney Love got a victory in court when a new trial was denied to a person she allegedly defamed on Twitter, a judge ordered her to pay nearly 96,000 dollars to a second person she allegedly defamed on Twitter.
If the development plank the Cong rode on in the two previous elections endeared itself to voters in Assam, the near-absence of militancy for a considerable time made the party`s position stronger in the 2011 assembly election.
With barely a couple of days
left for the assembly election results, major political
parties including the ruling Congress and the opposition Asom
Gana Parishad (AGP) and the BJP are hoping to form the
government in Assam.
"It is a victory of the democracy," Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal said of the accord that had been reached on forming a joint committee of ministers and civil society leaders to draft an anti-graft legislation.
Bollywood`s super couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai are ecstatic at India`s victory against Sri Lanka in the World Cup final here Saturday. While Aishwarya says she screamed when India won, Abhishek reveled on the streets to celebrate the win.
India`s crushing defeat of Pakistan in the World Cup cricket match in Mohali Wednesday brought cheer to Bollywood.Stars like Abhishek Bachchan, Sushmita Sen, Anupam Kher and Shilpa Shetty hailed the boys in blue for overcoming the Pakistani challenge. This is what they had to say on social networking site Twitter: Abhishek Bachchan: Maa tujhe salaam... Aur SACHIN aapko bhi! Well done team India... Diya ghumake!
AICC Secretary Sanjay Nirupam
today expressed confidence of the party`s victory in the
coming bye-elections to three assembly constituencies in
Karnataka and said it would soon uproot the BJP government.