Daily wrap: Modi-Trump discuss bilateral trade issues, Naidu gets served legal notice for illegal house
What about Kashmiri Pandits’ return, Cong asks Amit Shah
The Lok Sabha on Friday (June 28) passed a resolution to extend the President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir by another six months. After Amit Shah moved the resolution for President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir, he blamed India’s first Prime Minister Nehru for the Kashmir crisis, drawing vociferous opposition from Congress members in the House.
IMA ponzi scam: ED attaches ₹209-cr assets under PMLA
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said that it has attached assets worth ₹209 crore, including 20 immovable properties and bank deposits, in its money laundering probe into the alleged IMA group ponzi scam of Karnataka. Thousands of depositors are said to have been duped in the alleged scam.
Bengal govt faces BJP heat over dining room diktat, withdraws circular
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh has slammed the state government for its directive on construction of dining rooms for midday meals in state-run schools having more than 70 per cent minority students in Cooch Behar district. Uploading a copy of the circular on his Twitter handle, he sought to know whether there was any “mala fide motive” behind the “segregation”.
PM Modi meets Angela Merkel, discusses ways to deepen Indo-German ties
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (June 28) met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and had talks on ways to improve the Indo-German relations and enhance cooperation in areas like artificial intelligence and cyber security. Prime Minister Modi and Chancellor Merkel met in Osaka on the sidelines of the G-20 summit.
Jagan’s revenge? Demolition heat reaches Naidu’s doorsteps in Andhra
The new government, headed by his bete noir Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, has served Naidu with a notice to vacate his rented residence on the banks of Krishna river in Vijayawada. The authorities have pasted a demolition notice on the main gate of Naidu’s villa on June 28 (Friday), asking the owner of the luxurious house Lingamaneni Ramesh, a leading real estate businessman, to reply within a week.
Rohit Sharma takes to twitter to suggest he was not out against WI
India opener Rohit Sharma Friday took to the social media to express his disappointment over his controversial dismissal against the West Indies here. Rohit, who was ruled out on 18 off 23 balls, posted a close-up picture of his dismissal on his official Twitter page, suggesting that there was a significant gap between the bat and ball.
Modi, Trump hold ‘open & productive’ meeting; discuss trade, 5G, Iran issues
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (June 28) held a “very open and productive” meeting with US President Donald Trump on various topics, including bilateral trade issues, as the two leaders pledged to provide a “strong leadership” to the world to address pressing global challenges like terrorism. Modi, who is in Osaka, Japan to attend the G20 Summit, thanked President Trump for expressing his “love towards India” in a letter delivered by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week.