Asked if the JD (U) would take disciplinary action against Sharad Yadav, its most high-profile leader to have come out against party chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's decision to ally with the BJP, he said it would like him to express his differences over the development at its national executive meeting in Patna on August 19. "He is right that JD (U) is not only Nitish Kumar's party but it is equally his", Anwar told ANI. "If he keeps a different opinion, then he is free to do so", Nitish said after meeting PM Narendra Modi.
Ansari said that everyone, be it opposition parties, social leaders or anyone with human values, should unite against the "divisive forces" (BJP and RSS). "Nitish Kumar went against the mandate".
"Yesterday (Friday) they suspended me from the parliamentary party".
Venezuela rejects Trump talk of military option
Venezuela's foreign minister said Mr Trump's words had been hostile and disrespectful and risked destablising Latin America. Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino called Trump's talk of possible military action a "crazy act".
Ansari also condoled the deaths of children in BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur and said that this incident has brought "shame" to the nation.
Redskins shelve Murphy, sign Staples for receiver help
Trent Murphy's 2017 season was set to start with a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy. According to Adam Schefter, Murphy suffered a torn ACL and MCL which will require season-ending surgery.
Eclipse glasses becoming harder to find
A Kansas woman told station KWCH 12 she bought 500 solar eclipse glasses for kids at a local school - which turned out to be fake. Any filter less opaque than that may cause severe eye damage that would not become evident until hours later, Chou warned.
European markets open lower on Friday
The single-session equity put/call ratio jumped to 0.83 - the highest since April - and the 21-day moving average rose to 0.65. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, popped almost 11 percent to 11.02.
Japan to extend missile shield after N. Korea threatens Guam
At the same time, Beijing will respond if the USA and South Korea strike first and try to overthrow the North Korean regime. Trump had called on Beijing in the past to exert its control over North Korea , its trading partner, on several instances.