PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met former union minister and senior journalist Arun Shourie at Ruby Hall Clinic in Pune . Modi Twitted, “In Pune, I met former Union Minister Arun Shourie Ji. Enquired about his health and had a wonderful interaction with him. We pray for his long and healthy life”.
British PM: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made a pledge to partner with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his mission to build a new India, as he and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds visited a famous Hindu temple in London to woo Indian diaspora votes ahead of Thursday’s General Election.
Delhi: In a fire accidents in New Delhi, 43 people were killed after a massive blaze ripped through a four-storey building housing in north Delhi’s Anaj Mandi area on Sunday morning. A preliminary probe suggested that short circuit triggered the fire in the illegal manufacturing units.
US Congress: Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has introduced a Congressional resolution urging India to lift the restrictions on communications in Jammu and Kashmir as swiftly as possible and preserve religious freedom for all residents. The resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives after several weeks of efforts by Jayapal on Friday, has only one co-sponsor — Republican Congressman Steve Watkins.
Maharashtra: Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’ wife Amruta on Sunday called out the Shiv Sena for allegedly allowing the cutting of 1,000 trees for a Bal Thackeray memorial in Auragabad months after opposing the decision to fell trees at Aarey colony in Mumbai. Amruta Fadnavis tweeted a news clipping of a Times of India report that claimed the Sena-controlled Aurangabad Municipal corportation wants to chop down 1,000 trees for a memorial dedicated to the party patriach in Priyadarshini Park. The memorial will comprise a garden along with a statue of the Bal Thackeray.