WION Evening News Brief, March 4, 2018

File photo of BSP chief Mayawati. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 04, 2018, 01.28 PM (IST)

NPP's Conrad Sangma to be next chief minister of Meghalaya, says BJP

National People's Party's (NPP) Conrad Sangma Sunday met Meghalaya Governor to stake claim to form the next government in the Northeast state. 

BSP-SP alliance rumours for 2019 Lok Sabha elections false: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati Sunday denied all the rumours floating around that the party will join hands with rival Samajwadi Party (SP) for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. 

Fiorentina captain Astori dies suddenly, club says

Fiorentina captain and defender Davide Astori died of a sudden illness on Sunday morning, the Serie A club said on Twitter.

Removal of two-term limit for Xi Jinping important to uphold CPC unity: China 

China today defended its move to remove the two-term limit for President Xi Jinping, saying it is important to uphold the authority of the ruling Communist Party and unity of the state leadership.

Once a bonded labourer, Krishna Kumari Kolhi is now Pakistan's first Dalit Hindu woman senator

Krishna Kumari Kolhi from Pakistan's Sindh province has become the first-ever Hindu Dalit woman Senator in the Muslim-majority country, the Pakistan People's Party has said.