Modi cabinet minister Arvind Sawant has resigned from Shiv Sena quota. After resigning, Sawant held a press conference in Delhi and said that before the Lok Sabha elections, a 50-50 formula was decided between the BJP president and the Shiv Sena chief, including the CM post. But BJP denied...
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on June 17 targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him to tell the nation about what went wrong in Galwan Valley. Raut said that we can't hold Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi responsible for whatever happened at the border. He further added, "We all are responsible for martyrdom of 20 jawans. All parties will support whatever decision PM takes but he should tell people what went wrong". At least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in the violent face-off, government sources said and added that the casualty numbers could rise. The violent face-off happened in Ladakh's Galwan Valley as a result of an attempt by the Chinese troops to "unilaterally change" the status quo during de-escalation in Eastern Ladakh.
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide on June 14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted he was 'shocked' by Rajput's demise. Union Minister Smriti Irani mourned actor's death on micro-blogging site. Union Home Minister Amit Shah also paid his deepest condolences to Rajput family. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also took to twitter to express his grief. Rajput gained prominence for his acting in movies like 'Chhichhore', 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired Union Cabinet meeting in the national capital on June 03. The meeting took place at Prime Minister's Office, 7 Lok Kalyan Marg. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari attended the meeting. Union Ministers RS Prasad, Smriti Irani and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank also attended the meeting in Delhi.
Union Cabinet on June 01 approved Rs 20,000 crore subordinate debts for stressed Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). "This will benefit 2 lakh stressed MSMEs," said Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar.
While speaking to ANI in Bhubaneswar, the Special Relief Commissioner of Odisha, Pradeep Kumar Jena spoke on cyclonic storm 'AMPHAN'. He said, "Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Ganjam may be affected due to the cyclonic storm. The Chief Secretary has requested Union Cabinet Secretary to consider suspending 'Shramik Special' trains from May 18 for three days in the coastal areas.c Odisha government has urged Central Government to suspend Shramik Special trains passing through its coastal area due to cyclone.
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope expressed his concern over the deaths occurring in the state due to COVID-19. He said, "We are leaving no stones unturned for the testing in Maharashtra. As testing is done at optimum level, we are finding more number of cases. I am not afraid of the numbers but I am concerned about the deaths that are happening." Rajesh Tope further said that there is no community spread in the state. He said, "We cannot say that there is community spread because most of the cases that are coming positive right now also, they are from the containment zones or from the quarantine area only. Less than 1% of people were seen positive in the total SWABS or tests which were conducted. But we should take precautions that this does not happen."
Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal arrived BJP headquarters to attend 'Seva Hi Sangathan' programme wherein PM Narendra Modi will review relief works by BJP workers during the lockdown.
On July 04, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed relief works by BJP workers during the lockdown. In the virtual meet, BJP President JP Nadda informed that workers convinced about 58 lakh people to contribute to 'PM CARES Fund' . "Over 8 lakh BJP workers distributed over 22 crore food packets, 5 crores 'Modi ration kits' and more than 5 crore face covers during the lockdown period. Our workers encouraged about 58 lakh people to contribute to 'PM CARES Fund'," said BJP President JP Nadda at 'Seva Hi Sangathan' programme.
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