Dutch PM Mark Rutte congratulates Modi over poll results


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Preparations are going on in full swing in Varanasi ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his parliamentary constituency today after getting a landslide victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. Three days before taking oath as the Prime Minister for a second consecutive term, PM Modi will hold a roadshow in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, and will address the BJP workers.

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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a telephonic conversation over election results.

08:35 PM :

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte congratulates Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a telephonic conversation over election results.

BJP leader Kiren Rijiju tweets,"Pema Khandu to be sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on May 29".

04:32 PM :

BJP leader Kiren Rijiju tweets,"Pema Khandu to be sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on May 29".

Karnataka Minister M B Patil: None of our MLAs will switch to BJP. They (BJP) have tried it (to topple government) in the past, they will also try it in the future but this government will complete its full term.

01:28 PM :

Karnataka Minister M B Patil: None of our MLAs will switch to BJP. They (BJP) have tried it (to topple government) in the past, they will also try it in the future but this government will complete its full term.

DC Thammanna, Karnataka Minister when asked 'if he will be dropped from the state cabinet': Let them drop, I don't mind. I'm ready for the party to sack me from my post. If I am capable let them make me continue, otherwise I don't want any post.

12:19 PM :

DC Thammanna, Karnataka Minister when asked 'if he will be dropped from the state cabinet': Let them drop, I don't mind. I'm ready for the party to sack me from my post. If I am capable let them make me continue, otherwise I don't want any post.

The Supreme Court refuses to entertain a plea of West Bengal state BJP treasurer Sawar Dhanania seeking protection from arrest in the cases registered against him ''due to political vendetta''. A Bench headed by CJI grants him seven days protection from arrest to move competent court in West Bengal.

11:50 AM :

The Supreme Court refuses to entertain a plea of West Bengal state BJP treasurer Sawar Dhanania seeking protection from arrest in the cases registered against him ''due to political vendetta''. A Bench headed by CJI grants him seven days protection from arrest to move competent court in West Bengal.

Ram's work has to be done and will be done, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

11:49 AM :

Ram's work has to be done and will be done, says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee President Dr Ajoy Kumar offers to resign from his post after the party won only one parliamentary seat in the state.

11:49 AM :

Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee President Dr Ajoy Kumar offers to resign from his post after the party won only one parliamentary seat in the state.

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from Varanasi.

11:28 AM :

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul Rai, accused of raping a college student from Varanasi.

Sources: PM Narendra Modi likely to visit Maldives on 7-8 June. It will be his first bilateral visit after assuming office for the second term.

11:10 AM :

Sources: PM Narendra Modi likely to visit Maldives on 7-8 June. It will be his first bilateral visit after assuming office for the second term.

Andhra Pradesh: Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao and his family offered prayers at Lord Balaji temple in Tirumala, today.

10:24 AM :

Andhra Pradesh: Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao and his family offered prayers at Lord Balaji temple in Tirumala, today.

Soon after the Election Commission lifted the model code of conduct, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday reinstated 11 IPS officers, including Rajeev Kumar, to their old posts. Kumar, who was removed by the poll body from the post of Additional Director General of West Bengal CID, was reinstated by an order issued by the state home and hill affairs department.

07:29 AM :

West Bengal government reinstates 11 IPS officers transferred by EC

Soon after the Election Commission lifted the model code of conduct, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday reinstated 11 IPS officers, including Rajeev Kumar, to their old posts. Kumar, who was removed by the poll body from the post of Additional Director General of West Bengal CID, was reinstated by an order issued by the state home and hill affairs department.

Preparations are going on in full swing in Varanasi ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.

07:27 AM :

Preparations are going on in full swing in Varanasi ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit.

Three days before taking oath as the Prime Minister for a second consecutive term, PM Modi will hold a roadshow in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, and will address the BJP workers.

07:27 AM :

Three days before taking oath as the Prime Minister for a second consecutive term, PM Modi will hold a roadshow in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency, and will address the BJP workers.

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