WION Evening News Brief, December 18, 2017

Trump has taken an aggressive stance on trade. He vows to reduce bilateral trade deficits, particularly with China and has said he wants to level the playing field for American companies. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 18, 2017, 01.31 PM (IST)

Election results prove country ready for reform: Modi after Gujarat win

The BJP has won the Gujarat election, reaching the victory mark of 92.

Ninety-two is the victory mark in the 182-seat state. 

I bow to people of Gujarat and Himachal: Modi

"I bow to the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for their affection and trust in BJP," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Monday. 

EVMs tampered in Surat, Rajkot, Ahmedabad, says Hardik Patel

Patidar leader Hardik Patel has claimed that there has been tampering in EVMs in Surat, Rajkot and Ahmedabad.

He said that the gap between the rival candidates was very less in places wherever tempering happened.  

President Trump to lay out 'America First' security strategy

President Donald Trump is set to lay out Monday a new National Security Strategy built upon his trademark "America First" slogan, which is expected to have economic security at its core.

K-pop band SHINee's lead singer Kim Jonghyun reportedly commits suicide

The lead singer of South Korean boy band SHINee, Kim Jong-hyun, died Monday.

He was found unconscious at his home in Seoul, South Korea before being taken to hospital where he was declared dead.