Today, the International Monetary Fund sharply cut India's GDP forecast to 9.5 per cent for 2022; Today, Basavaraj S Bommai was elected the new Chief Minister of Karnataka; Veteran journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar have moved the Supreme Court seeking an independent probe into Pegasus Spyware controversy; The Metropolitan Magistrate at Andheri has granted a last chance to Kangana Ranaut to appear before the Court in the defamation case filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar.
#BasavarajBommai #KarnatakaCM #IndiaGDP
After months of speculation, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday resigned from the top post. The towering Lingayat leader had on Sunday announced that he would take the decision on his future as Karnataka CM on July 26 when his government completed two years in the state.
#Yediyurappa #KarnatakaCM #KarnatakaCM
BS Yediyurappa announces resignation as the Karnataka chief minister after weeks of uncertainty. Rahul Gandhi today rode a new set of wheels to Parliament carrying a warning, farmers' message and registering his protest against the three agricultural laws. Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has set up a panel to be headed by retired judges Justice MV Lokur and Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya - to probe the Pegasus phone-hacking scandal in the state. India today added 39,361 fresh coronavirus cases, which is marginally lower than yesterday's count. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will raise these issues during his visit to New Delhi.
#BSYediyurappa #Covid19 #Karnataka
Ending weeks of speculation and after prolonged turmoil in the Karnataka BJP, CM BS Yediyurappa has resigned. The 78-year-old said in a very emotional address in the Karnataka Assembly: It has always been an Agni pariksha for me.
#Yediyurappa #Karnataka #CMofKarnataka
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa kept people guessing on Sunday about his political future after dropping more than one hint that his hold on power was no longer guaranteed amid speculation about his replacement. He may resign on Monday, when he completes two years as Chief Minister
#BSYediyurappa #Yediyurappa #Karnataka
Recently replaced Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has said that he will be fielding a strong candidate against Navjot Sidhu in the Punjab elections and will make any sacrifice to stop him becoming the chief minister.
#AmarinderSingh #NavjotSidhu #PunjabCM
Today, the Centre informed the Supreme Court that the families of those who die of Covid will receive ₹ 50,000 ex gratia from the state governments; Today, R N Ravi resigned as the Centre’s interlocutor for Naga peace talks after serving in the post for several years; Amarinder Singh somewhat threatened to put up a candidate against Navjot Sidhu; Today, the BCCI said in a statement that SRH fast bowler T Natarajan tested positive for Covid-19.
#CovidDeaths #SC #ExGratia
According to researchers, the R-value for Covid-19 in India dropped from 1.17 in August-end to 0.92 in mid-September; French President Emmanuel Macron discussed co-operating over the Indo-Pacific region with Prime Minister Narendra Modi; Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, his two deputies and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu took a chartered flight to Delhi today; The United States will reopen in November to all air passengers who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus.
#RValue #Covid19 #India
In Russia, voting for the country's parliament has begun. International OSCE monitors will not be observing the elections for the first time in almost thirty years. According to observers, the ruling United Russia party is aiming for a solid outcome despite polling at an all-time low of approximately 30% in recent polls.
#DWNews #Russia #Election #Democracy
What is happening at the various groupings of SCO, AUKUS and QUAD, what does the Canadian election result mean for the world, and more geopolitics decoded this week on Global Chit Chat.
#AUKUS #SCO #QUAD
Prime Minister's Office told the Delhi High Court today that the PM cares fund is not a Government of India fund and the amount does not go into the Consolidated Fund of India. The PMO alos said that the fund works with transparency.
#PMCares #DelhiHighCourt #Modi
The latest study published by Pew Research Center revealed that the fertility rate in Hindus and Muslims are converging. The study notes that due to the declining and converging fertility patterns, there have been only marginal changes in the overall religious composition of the population since 1951, the year India conducted its first census as an independent nation.
#FreshworkIPO #Nasdaqindex #GirishMathrubhootam
Former union minister and veteran Congress leader Oscar Fernandes passed away at the age of 80 in Karnataka on Monday. Fernandes was hospitalised after he suffered a head injury in July this year, was considered a trusted aide of Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
#OscarFernandespassesaway #PMModi #RahulGandhi
Karnataka BJP MLA Shrimant Patil had previously said that he was offered money to join the party to topple the previous JDS-Congress government. Now, he has retracted his statement after issuing a clarification saying he voluntarily joined the BJP.
#BJP #Karnataka #ShrimantPatil
As the cases of Nipah Virus are coming to light in Kerala, the state of Karnataka have issued advisory to prevent similar outbreak. The Karnataka government has asked districts bordering Kerala to be extra vigilant.
#NipahVirus #NipahVirusinKerala #WhatisNipahVirus
Today, fresh fighting was reported between the Taliban and resistance forces in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, as the hardline Islamists finalise a new government; A Karnataka BJP MLA, Aravind Bellad's justification for the increase in fuel and gas prices is the Taliban crisis in Afghanistan; Today, Chief Justice NV Ramana said that the collegium has recommended record 68 names in one go for elevation as judges to a dozen High Courts; Today, the government signed a tripartite Karbi Peace Accord in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and the representatives of Karbi outfits in Delhi.
#FuelPrices #Taliban #AfghanCrisis
AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria in an interview to a tv channel said tht covid 19 vaccines for children in india are likely to be introduced by the end of september. He said India might have more than 1..