Morning digest: June 23, 2022

by mcdix

Uddhav Thackeray fights to control Shiv Sena.

An uprising against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray by his deputy commander and senior minister Eknath Shinde has become a struggle to control the party. Mr. Thackeray said on Wednesday that he would leave the Chief Minister’s post and even the party’s top position if his party associates told him so.

$1 trillion space for the digital economy: Prime Minister Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that India’s digital economy and infrastructure sector have a potential of $2.5 trillion. At the BRICS Business Forum meeting, Mr. Modi said that the digital transformation happening in India has never been seen on the world stage.

Nitish Kumar Confirms Support for NDA Presidential Candidate

JD(U) leader and Bihar chief Nitish Kumar welcomed the decision of the National Democratic Alliance on June 22 to nominate tribal leader Droupadi Murmu as a presidential candidate. The Chief Minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called to inform him of the decision.


Violence in Secunderabad: 10 more arrests and pre-trial detention

After the arrest and remand of 45 people on Sunday, out of 56 suspects identified at the Secunderabad train station against the Center’s Agnipath plan, the Secunderabad government’s Railway Police arrested ten more on Wednesday.

‘If you want me to stop, tell me to my face,’ Uddhav tells rebel Sena MLAs

Facing an insurgency within the party, Shiv Sena President and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asked rebel Eknath Shinde and MLAs to come to Mumbai on Wednesday and tell him to stop putting the post on his face instead of being somewhere outside Maharashtra to hide.

Akola MLA Nitin Deshmukh ‘Escapes’ From Eknath Shinde Camp

Even as the uprising of Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde attracted more MLAs and tore the party far apart, MLA Nitin Deshmukh returned to Maharashtra, alleging a conspiracy on the part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the authorities of Gujarat to kidnap and harm him.

National Herald Case | ED Officers Know Congress Leaders Cannot Be Threatened: Rahul Gandhi

In his first comments after five days of questioning by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said a leader who fights for the truth is not afraid or threatened.

Murmu submitted a nomination for the presidential election on June 24

National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential candidate, former governor of Jharkhand, Draupadi Murmu, is expected to present her nomination papers on Friday, June 24, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and top NDA leaders.

Rairangpur basks in the glow of Droupadi Murmu .’s presidential nomination

From a nondescript town in one of Odisha’s backward regions, Rairangpur finds itself in the national spotlight at night. It will forever be known as the home of Draupadi Murmu, who will almost certainly become India’s next president.

Modi to attend the G-7 summit in Germany and meet the Indonesian president and other leaders.

As the world’s most developed economies gather for the G-7 summit this weekend to discuss their next move against Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also fly to the German Alpine resort of Schloss Elmau as a special invitee to the meeting on June 26-27. , the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MEA) announced on Wednesday.

Rain and snow lead to flooding in Kashmir; 2 missing in Pahalgam

Heavy rains in the plains and snowfall in the upper reaches Wednesday left most of the rivers and tributaries in J&K in space, causing flash flooding; residential areas and highway closures were flooded. Two people were reported missing in Pahalgam in southern Kashmir, where a group of tourists was stranded due to bad weather.

India reports CAD of 1.2% of GDP in FY22 on wider trade deficit: RBI

India witnessed a current account deficit of 1.2% of GDP in 2021-22 against a surplus of 0.9% in FY2020-21 due to a wider trade deficit, the Reserve Bank said on June 22.

‘Future of Air India under Tatas positive, but not without challenges

Air India’s future under Tatas is positive but will require much work, posing an interesting challenge for new CEO Campbell Wilson, said IATA Director General Willie Walsh.

Delhi HC orders AFI to consider high jumper Tejaswin for CWG ‘on merit.’

The Athletics Federation of India’s selection committee had a meeting on Wednesday, ostensibly for other reasons. Still, the focus remained on high jumper Tejaswin Shankar after the Delhi Supreme Court ordered the federation to consider him for the Commonwealth Games.

Sanctions have a lifespan of 2 years, says Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska.

As Russia’s access to its traditional export and import markets has been severely restricted, if not blocked, following the invasion of Ukraine and subsequent sanctions, Moscow is being pushed to develop new trade and investment relations with partners in Asia, including India, China, and Southeast Asia countries, said Russian aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska.

India player Rumeli Dhar announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Former Indian women’s team captain Rumeli Dhar announced on Wednesday that she is retiring from all forms of the game. The righthanded batter and medium pacer announced her decision via an Instagram post.

Dinesh Karthik jumps 108 places; Ishan Kishan Reaches the Top 10 in ICC T20 Ranking.

Thanks to his recent performance, veteran Dinesh Karthik jumped 108 spots to 8latesttest ICC T20 batting chart, even as young opener Ishan Kishan broke into the top 10.

Roy, Buttler send England to victory, Dutch skip series

Jason Roy hit 101, and Jos Buttler smashed a 64-ball 86 as England chased a 245 goal with 119 balls left to win the third one-day international against the Netherlands and take the series 3-0 on Wednesday.

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