'Congress cadre unhappy with NCP, find body language anti-Congress'

Mumbai: With Congress-NCP seat-sharing talks deadlocked over the latter’s insistence on getting more seats to contest the Assembly polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said he is against breaking the alliance but party workers feel the ally’s “body language is anti-Congress”.“It is not that we want to break the 15-year-old alliance, but Congress’ grassroots cadre is not ...

Obama faces a tough sell in Congress for Islamic State strategy

President Barack Obama has pledged to consult Congress about any expanded military action against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria, but support from the divided legislature is unlikely to come quickly - if at all. Republicans are generally reluctant to vote for Obama's policy initiatives. If Congress were to be asked to approve extended military action or funding, it would ...