Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit BJP leader with humble beginnings, was on Thursday elected the 14th President of India defeating UPA candidate Meira Kumar in a straight fight by a huge margin, becoming the first BJP leader and one with RSS background to occupy Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Bhatkal, July 21 2017 (Fikrokhabar News): An orientation training program for the Hajj pilgrims of Bhatkal was organized by Markazi Khaleefa Jamatul Muslimeen Bhatkal on Friday.
Dharwad, July 21 2017 (Fikrokhabar/Sources): Karnataka state government is ready to recommend union government to declare Lingayatism as an independent religion if the members of Lingayat community have no differences on the fact that Lingayatism is different and separate from Hindu religion, said Karnataka Chief Minister (CM) Siddaramaiah at an event here in Dharwad on Thursday.
Kolkata, July 21 2017 (Fikrokhabar/Sources): Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee gave an ‘Oust BJP from India’ call on Friday and said West Bengal would stand by all political parties that fight the saffron one.
Jeddah, July 21 2017 (Fikrokhabar/IINA) - Despite the ongoing Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia welcomed all those from Qatar who wish to perform Hajj and Umrah, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said.
Jerusalem, July 21 2017 (Fikrokhabar/Sources): At least one Palestinian has been killed, according to local media, and hundreds more injured amid mass protests over new Israeli security measures at al-Aqsa compound.