HM: Illegal residents will be deported according to international laws: Union Home Minister Amit Shah says that all illegal residents across the nation will be deported as per international law; Defends the National Register of Citizens, saying no false person will be included in the NRC and no genuine person will be left behind.
Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR: Heavy rains lashed Delhi and its nearby areas, with met department forecasting more rains to continue till Thursday.
Flood situation grim in Assam, Bihar: Even though the flood situation remained grim in Assam for the past few days, situation seems to be improving partly with no heavy rain fall in major parts of the state.
Relief for 15 rebel MLAs as SC says whip does not apply to them: In Karnataka, relief for 15 rebel MLAs as Supreme Court says the whip does not apply to them and so they cannot be disqualified; Apex Court directs that Speaker should consider resignations within a period of time which he feels appropriate; Government to face trust vote in State Assembly on Thursday.
ICJ directs Pakistan to review Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence: The entire world watched on Wednesday as the International Court of Justice at the Hague delivered its verdict on the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. It was around 6:30 in the evening when the 16 judge bench began pronouncing its verdict and it soon became clear that it was in India’s favour….a huge victory for India. Not only did the ICJ reiterate the stay on the death sentence for Jadhav, it even granted India’s request for consular access to the former Indian Naval officer.
Terror Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested in Pakistan: Pakistan forced to act on terror networks, Terror Mastermind Hafiz Saeed arrested by Police in Pakistan on terror financing charges, sent to an undisclosed location.
Nepal: Situation in rain affected areas improving: In Nepal, situation in rain affected areas is slowly improving. Relief operation is underway and efforts are on to resume essential services.
Everyone connected to Easter Sunday attacks should be given death sentence; says Sri Lankan President: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena continued with his rhetoric on the issue of death sentence saying that everyone connected to the Easter Sunday attacks should be given death sentence as there was clear evidence against them.
MEPs elect first female EU Commission president: Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen was on Tuesday elected the president of the EU Commission following a secret ballot among MEPs.
Wholesale price-based inflation declines in June: Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 per cent in June, helped by a decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items.
Indonesia Open: Sindhu, Srikanth open campaign with wins: India’s Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu win their opening match in the Indonesia Open Badminton Championship; Srikanth beats Japanese Kenta Nishimoto while Sindhu overpowers Japanese Aya Ohori.
Star sprinter Hima Das donates half of salary for Assam flood relief: Star sprinter Hima Das has donated half of her monthly salary to aid relief efforts in Assam, her home state, which is reeling under heavy floods.