BS Yediyurappa speaks as Governor of Karnataka Vaju Bhai Valla looks on during the swearing in ceremony in Bengaluru. Agence France-Presse
Sheikh Mohamed congratulated the Prime Minister and the BJP on the elections win over the telephone, wishing Modi success in serving his nation.
Violence peaked across the state during the general election in April-May and has continued even after results were announced, giving a massive nationwide victory to the BJP.
"New India," Gandhi tweeted in a mocking vein, attaching two photographs of army personnel performing Yoga along with the dog squad on the occasion of International Day of Yoga.
Akash Vijayvargiya, an MLA from Indore III and son of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who thrashed a civic official with a cricket bat in full public view here on Wednesday morning was arrested and presented in the district court.
Tear gas and water cannon fired as forces clear major highways; UAE, Saudi, Kuwait and Egypt issue travel advisories
First Emirati astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori tweeted: "Today is a special day as it marks the first ever all-female spacewalk. Congratulations to the crew back at the International Space Station, Astronauts @Astro_Jessica and @Astro_Christina on this historic achievement!"
Hong Kong’s leader said on Saturday the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the city’s protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan.