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6.30 pm: Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP chief and CM designate YS Jagan Mohan Reddy offered prayers at Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada today. He will be sworn-in as the Chief Minister on Thursday.
Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP chief and CM designate YS Jagan Mohan Reddy offered prayers at Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada today. He will be sworn-in as the Chief Minister tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/3nZxAGrgcj— ANI (@ANI) May 29, 2019
6.00 pm: Saradha Chit Fund Scam case: CBI is questioning senior Kolkata police officer Arnab Ghosh. Senior police officer Dilip Hazra did not appear before CBI in Kolkata today. Both, Ghosh and Hazra were summoned by CBI to appear before it today.
5.14 pm: Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit after meeting Rahul Gandhi at his residence: "I have given him the message that he should not resign. We want him to continue on his post, otherwise it will cause us pain. We have conveyed that to him."
Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit after meeting Rahul Gandhi at his residence: I have given him the message that he should not resign. We want him to continue on his post, otherwise it will cause us pain. We have conveyed that to him. pic.twitter.com/a6bkHsL3P5— ANI (@ANI) May 29, 2019
4.30 pm: Andhra Pradesh: TDP National President N Chandrababu Naidu not to attend swearing-in ceremony of YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday. A TDP delegation will meet YS Jaganmohan Reddy at his Amaravati residence before the swearing-in ceremony.
4.15 pm: Trinamool Congress MLA Manirul Islam joins Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi. TMC's Gadadhar Hazra, Mohd Asif Iqbal and Nimai Das also join BJP.
Trinamool Congress MLA Manirul Islam joins Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi. TMC's Gadadhar Hazra, Mohd Asif Iqbal and Nimai Das also join BJP. pic.twitter.com/Y2rOILuZ2f— ANI (@ANI) May 29, 2019
4.00 pm: Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court allows the application of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor seeking to travel abroad from June 1 to July 2.
3.30 pm: Delhi: Jagdish Tytler and other Congress leaders and supporters present outside the residence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
Delhi: Jagdish Tytler and other Congress leaders and supporters present outside the residence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi. pic.twitter.com/DzX3ITpi2X— ANI (@ANI) May 29, 2019
12.14 pm: Armed Forces Tribunal deferred the Indian Navy chief supersede case for 4 weeks. Court orders that Karambir Singh can take charge as a Navy Chief on 31st May. His appointment is subject to outcome of petition filed by the applicant and final decision passed by Tribunal
12 pm: Delhi High court issues notice to the Ministry of Minority Affairs and HRD on a PIL seeking regulation of education in madrasas and gurukuls, clarification on certificates issued by madrasas and mapping of all recognised and unrecognised Madrasas and gurukuls.
11.25 am: Congress workers demonstrate outside party office urging Rahul Gandhi to continue as Congress President.
📸: ANIMay 29, 2019
11.15 am: Meeting underway between Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy,Deputy CM G Parameshwara, Congress State Chief Dinesh Gundu Rao, Minister DK Shivakumar, Congress leader KC Venugopal and Former CM Siddaramaiah in Bengaluru.
Bengaluru: Meeting underway between Karnataka CM @hd_kumaraswamy, Deputy CM G Parameshwara, Congress State Chief Dinesh Gundu Rao, Minister DK Shivakumar, Congress leader KC Venugopal and Former CM Siddaramaiah
📸: ANIMay 29, 2019
11.32 am: Delhi High Court issued notice on a PIL seeking direction to Centre for the consideration of implementation of two-child norm as a criterion for government jobs, aids and subsidies to control the rise in population.
11.23 am: Congratulations to Naveen Patnaik ji on taking oath as Odisha’s Chief Minister. Best wishes to him and his team in fulfilling the people’s aspirations. I assure complete cooperation from the Centre in working for Odisha’s progress:PM Narendra Modi.
11.21 am: Ranendra Pratap Swain pic 1) and Arun Kumar Sahu take oath as ministers in Odisha government.
Bhubaneswar: Ranendra Pratap Swain (pic 1) and Arun Kumar Sahu take oath as ministers in Odisha Government
📸: ANIMay 29, 2019
11.20 am: Adjudicating authority has confirmed the provisional attachment order issued by Enforcement Directorate wherein Plot No. C-17, Sector 6, Panchkula involved in commission of crime as same was illegally allotted to Associated Journals Limited(AJL) by then Haryana CM BS Hooda: ED.
11.19 am: Delhi Pradesh Congress leaders to meet party President Rahul Gandhi later today.
11.18 am: Supreme Court today decided to hear the Central Government plea seeking a clarification as to under what circumstances the power to arrest would be there under the Central Goods and Service Tax(CGST) law.Matter to be listed before a three judge bench for hearing in the case.
11.17 am: When we frame a policy,one should remember the poorest. I feel Modi did it clearly. In last 5 years 9.15 lakhs toilets have been built. 5 to 6 crores people got gas connection .This is what made him a hero, says AP Abdullakutty, Kerala Congress leader.
11.15 am: She is going only to please and to try and save her nephew, says BJP winning MP candidate from Barrackpore Arjun Singh on West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to attend PM Modi's swearing in ceremony.
11.13 am: Kin of BJP workers (who were killed in West Bengal in political violence) invited to the swearing-in ceremony of PM Narendra Modi. Son of Late Manu Hansda says,"My father was killed by TMC goons. We are happy that we are going to Delhi. There's peace in our area now."
Midnapore: Kin of BJP workers (who were killed in West Bengal in political violence) invited to the swearing-in ceremony of PM Narendra Modi. Son of Late Manu Hansda says,"My father was killed by TMC goons. We are happy that we are going to Delhi. There's peace in our area now." pic.twitter.com/P0uR6bBLXp— ANI (@ANI) May 29, 2019
11.10 am: YSRCP Chief and Andhra Pradesh CM designate Jaganmohan Reddy offered prayers at Venkateswara Temple in Tirupati.
11.06 am: RJD MLAs and MLCs to meet later today at Rabri Devi's residence in Patna. Meeting will be chaired by Tejashwi Yadav
11.05 am: Main accused in the Barabanki spurious liquor deaths case, Pappu Jaiswal injured and arrested following an encounter with police, earlier today.
11 am: MEA on media reports on the next Informal Summit between India and China said, "During the first Informal Summit in Wuhan, Chinese President Xi had accepted the invitation of PM Modi to visit India for the next Informal Summit in 2019."
10.50 am: Naveen Patnaik takes oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for the fifth time.
10.47 am: Supreme Court dismisses a petition of Karti Chidambaram seeking to release Rs 10 Crore he had deposited with registry as a condition to travel abroad, earlier.A Bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi tells Karti Chidambaram 'pay attention to your constituency'.
10.45 am: BJP chief Amit Shah reaches party headquarters in Delhi. He will meet party workers ahead of the PM's swearing-in tomorrow.
9.25 am: I think Vidhan Sabha elections will be held within 6 months to 1 year in West Bengal. The current govt will not be able to continue till 2021. There is lot of dissatisfaction in TMC. The TMC govt is being run by police and CID pressure, says Rahul Sinha, BJP National Secretary.
9.20 am: Congress MLA Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Khan attended Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's iftaar party yesterday in Patna.
9.15 am: Meeting of Janata Dal(United) office bearers to be held at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's residence later today
8.55 am: The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Robert Vadra on Thursday for questioning in connection with the land deal cases of Delhi-NCR, Bikaner and other properties.
8.10 am: Free Balochistan Movement organized a protest in Hannover city of Germany marking anniversary of Pakistan’s nuclear tests in Balochistan on May 28, 1998.
7.55 am: Huawei Technologies says it will ask a US Court to throw out the legislation which bars federal agencies from buying its products, reports AFP.
7.42 am: All the three accused doctors, Ankita Khandelwal, Bhakti Mehre and Hema Ahuja, have been arrested. Hema Ahuja was arrested last night (in pics) while Bhakti Mehre was arrested from sessions court on Tuesday evening in Payal Tadvi suicide case.
7.02 am: Fire continues to spread in the forests of Tehri in Uttarakhand. Fire fighting operations underway.
7 am: Exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces in Tazipora, Mohammadpora area of Kulgam district.
6.45 am: Putin's alleged lover gives birth to twin boys, according to media reports.
6.42 am: Army detained two suspects near military station in Ratnuchack, Jammu, late last night.
6.35 am: Meghan Markle opts out of meeting with Trumps during their UK state visit.
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