17 Opposition events to area a candidate for Presidential ballot
Kick-starting the consultations on placing up a joint candidate for the Presidential election, 17 Opposition events attended a gathering hosted by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress president Mamata Banerjee in New Delhi on Wednesday. At the tip of the 90-minute assembly, the events got here up with a press release expressing their intent to area a standard candidate, however no identify was finalised.
ED summons Rahul once more on June 17
As former Congress President Rahul Gandhi went in for questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a cash laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, there have been tense moments on the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters as Delhi police personnel barged into its premises and dragged out employees, together with a former Lok Sabha member. Mr. Gandhi has been summoned once more on Friday for additional questioning.
Ajit Doval attends assembly hosted by China
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval attended a digital BRICS assembly hosted by Chinese NSA Yang Jiechi on Wednesday, geared toward strengthening “political and security cooperation” throughout the five-nation grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. An official assertion mentioned “multilateralism and global governance, new threats and challenges to national security, and governance in new domains” had been on the agenda for discussions.
Presidential polls | Rajnath speaks to Pawar, Mamata, Kharge
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president J.P. Nadda on Wednesday started the session course of, on behalf of the NDA, for the upcoming polls for electing the new President of India, by dialling key Opposition leaders, NDA allies and impartial events such because the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).
Three-year Bachelor’s diploma programme for Agnipath recruits
A day after the Cabinet authorized the Agnipath scheme for short-term recruitment to the armed forces, the Ministry of Education on Wednesday mentioned it would launch a three-year bachelor’s diploma programme that may give credit to serving defence personnel who avail the scheme.
Presidential polls | 11 nominations filed on day 1
Eleven individuals filed their nominations on Wednesday for the Presidential election to be held on July 18, in line with Rajya Sabha sources.
Plea in Supreme Court seeks stringent inhabitants management legislation
A Mathura resident has requested the Supreme Court to direct the federal government to “ascertain the feasibility” of enacting a “stringent population control law.” Devkinandan Thakur Ji, the petitioner, mentioned such a legislation would safe the elemental rights of residents, together with the “right to peaceful sleep” together with “clean” air, water, meals, well being and shelter. Mr. Thakur mentioned the harm attributable to inhabitants explosion for girls particularly was “extremely large”.
Daughter of Himachal decide held in homicide case
Kalyani Singh was beneath the scanner of the company for lengthy because it had emerged through the probe that “a woman was accompanying Sidhu’s killer”.
U.S. Federal Reserve assaults inflation with its largest charge hike since 1994
The transfer introduced by the U.S. Federal Reserve will elevate its benchmark short-term charge to a variety of 1.5% to 1.75%.
JharKhand govt. seeks rationalization from Ranchi SSP over placing up posters of violence accused
A day after Jharkhand police put up posters carrying images of these allegedly concerned within the current violent protests in Ranchi, the State’s Home Secretary Rajiv Arun Ekka on Wednesday night sought an evidence from the SSP over the “unlawful” act.
BJP expels Rajasthan MLA for cross-voting in Rajya Sabha elections
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday expelled its Rajasthan MLA Shobharani Kushwah for cross-voting in favour of a Congress candidate within the elections to 4 Rajya Sabha seats from the State held lately.
Myanmar not a part of ASEAN meet
The Foreign Minister of Myanmar is unlikely to be a part of the 24 th ASEAN-India Ministerial right here on Thursday, an official supply indicated. Myanmar’s illustration on the assembly has been in focus as India has been beneath strain to keep away from inclusion of Myanmar within the high-level assembly.
Prithvi-II missile efficiently test-fired throughout night time time
India on Wednesday efficiently test-fired its indigenously developed, nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile throughout night time time as a part of a consumer coaching trial from a check vary off the Odisha coast. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) mentioned: “Prithvi-2 missile test-fired successfully and the test met all parameters”.
Biden proclaims one other $1 billion army support to Ukraine
Joe Biden mentioned on Wednesday the U.S. will ship one other $1 billion in army support to Ukraine, the most important single tranche of weapons and tools for the reason that battle started. The support will embrace anti-ship missile launchers, howitzers and extra rounds for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems – all key weapons methods that Ukrainian leaders have urgently requested.
Okay.L. Rahul to overlook England check, Hardik Pandya in line for captaincy throughout Ireland T20Is
Senior opener Okay.L. Rahul is all set to overlook the ‘fifth’ Test in opposition to England in Birmingham subsequent month as he’s unlikely to get better from a groin harm that compelled him out of the continued T20I collection in opposition to South Africa.