Morning Digest: June 24, 2022

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Rebel army leader Shinde says he has the backing of a ‘national party’

Days after rebelling against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and the tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, rebel leader Eknath Shinde on Thursday admitted that without naming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) the entire operation was backed by a “national party”. received.

India reopens embassy in Kabuli

In a major step towards re-establishing its presence in Afghanistan, India on Thursday re-opened its embassy, ​​sending a “technical team” of officials based in Kabul. India also sent its first shipment of earthquake relief aid to Afghanistan, where an earthquake outside the city of Khost has killed more than 1,000 Afghans.

History repeats for Shiv Sena, MLA’s letter alleges Jamaat around Thackeray

A letter by Sanjay Shirsat, the rebel MLA representing Aurangabad West constituency, to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday rebuking the congregation around the latter, is a repetition of historic events for the party and also indicates that Despite the setbacks from time to time, things have remained the same. Party in the last three decades

BRICS supports talks between Russia, Ukraine

Blaming “selfish actions” by Western countries for the economic crisis caused by the sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin called Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) along with other countries following an “independent policy”. BRICS) called for strengthening the group. In a virtual summit of BRICS leaders hosted by China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine and Afghanistan on Thursday.

Presidential Election | People across India welcomed Draupadi Murmu’s nomination: PM Modi

The National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) candidate for President of India, Draupadi Murmu, arrived in Delhi on Thursday, a day before she filed her nomination papers for the elections to be held on July 18. Prime Minister Narendra Modi accompanied Ms Murmu, and said that her nomination for the post of President of India “has been appreciated all over India by all sections of the society.

Presidential Election | YSRC extends support to Draupadi Murmu

The YSR Congress has announced its support to the candidature of Draupadi Murmu, the NDA candidate for the post of President of India, in the elections to be held on 18 July.

2.8 lakh people stranded in Assam city for almost a week

Flood waters have refused to recede from a town in southern Assam, where around 2.8 lakh people have been stranded for almost a week.

White House Won’t Confirm Whether Joe Biden Will ‘Suppress’ PM Modi On Muslim Rights

Asked whether US President Joe Biden will pressure Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “protect” India’s Muslims when the two meet virtually at a summit in July, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said this. Didn’t say he would, but said the president had “no problem” talking about human rights with foreign leaders.

Nupur Sharma again summoned by Kolkata Police

Kolkata Police summoned Suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma In relation to his comments on Prophet Mohammad on June 25, which triggered widespread violence in parts of West Bengal, an official said on Thursday.

Dinkar Gupta appointed as Director General of NIA

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) appointed former Director General of Police (DGP) of Punjab Dinkar Gupta as the Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Chaotic AIADMK General Council meeting reiterates demand for single leadership

The Executive and General Council of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) was banned by a division bench of the Madras High Court at the crack of dawn from taking any decision on restoring the unitary leadership in the party, which met on the outskirts of chaotic conditions Were. Chennai: Former Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami as their supreme leader.

Focus on COVID-19 surveillance, says Health Minister

Following the rise of COVID-19 cases in some states, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday chaired a meeting with leading experts and officials to review the situation.

Lok Sabha by-elections AAP, SP. important exam for

Bypolls were held on Thursday in three Lok Sabha seats Azamgarh and Rampur in Uttar Pradesh and Sangrur in Punjab. This is an important test for both Samajwadi Party and Aam Aadmi Party. The results to be declared on Sunday will show whether the Samajwadi Party is able to maintain its stronghold despite the defeat in the assembly elections.

The group demanded to withdraw the order on recording the presence of MNREGA workers

The Union Ministry of Rural Development should withdraw its order to discontinue manual attendance for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGA) scheme work sites with more than 20 workers, so that it can be implemented through a mobile phone-based application – National Mobile Monitoring Software (NMMS) to be replaced. People’s Action for Employment Guarantee (PAEG), a group of academicians and activists working in the field made an appearance.

BJP destabilizing Maharashtra government in view of presidential election: Congress

Stating that the Congress party stood with the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) in Maharashtra, Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said the BJP was trying to topple the government in the state. look at the presidential election

Congress targets Modi government on freedom of expression

The Congress on Thursday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over the question of freedom of expression over the now-deleted tweet of Captain Bana Singh (retd) against the Agneepath recruitment scheme.

Keep India-China border issue in proper place: Wang Yi

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with India’s envoy in Beijing Pradeep Kumar Rawat on Wednesday, in which the two sides exchanged views on the border situation as well as the comprehensive bilateral ties.

Indian-American Anjali Chaturvedi nominated to a key position by US President Joe Biden

Prominent Indian-American legal expert Anjali Chaturvedi has been named by US President Joe Biden as General Counsel in the Department of Veterans Affairs, the latest from the community to be nominated for a key position in the administration.

RBI considers stricter IT outsourcing norms for banks

The Reserve Bank on Thursday proposed norms for outsourcing of IT services to banks and other regulated entities from financial, operational and reputational risks.

RBI appoints VN Chalasani to Srei advisory committee

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed Venkat Nageswara Chalasani as a member on the advisory committee of Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited (SIFL) and Srei Equipment Finance Limited (SEFL).

Punjab officials tried to woo voters with last-minute requests to increase polling: EC

The Election Commission on Thursday expressed its “displeasure” with officials of the Punjab government for demanding extension of the polling time till the last minute for the ongoing Sangrur parliamentary seat bypoll.

Supreme Court strikes down New York gun law, expands gun rights

The Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have the right to carry guns in public, a major extension of gun rights.

Ukraine says Russia has captured Donbas villages around Severodonetsky

Ukraine said Thursday that its troops have lost control of two settlements in the eastern Donbass region, where it is fighting hard to maintain control of the twin cities of Severodnetsk and Lisichansk.

1.2 million tickets sold for FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

More than 1.2 million tickets have been sold for Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup, organizers said on June 22, 2022. The most recent phase of ticket sales, a random selection draw, is the largest coming at the end of April with 23.5 million ticket requests. Numbers from Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Mexico, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United States according to world football’s governing body FIFA.

Cristiano Ronaldo signs up for Binance to pursue NFT

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, said on Thursday that it has signed a partnership with Cristiano Ronaldo to promote the non-fungible token (NFT).

NZ vs ENG, 3rd Test: Broad loses the craze to dismiss Nicholls on first double from New Zealand

Stuart Broad led England’s attack in the absence of James Anderson before New Zealand lost in a bizarre fashion to Henry Nicholls on the opening day of the third Test at Headingley on Thursday.