Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 June 2019
In a mega political setback, four of six Telugu Desam Party Rajya Sabha members have passed a resolution to join the BJP.
Jun 20, 2019 19:24 IST
In a mega political setback, four of six Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Rajya Sabha members have passed a resolution to merge themselves with the BJP. Presently, TDP has six MPs in Rajya Sabha. On thursday, three TDP MPs of Rajya Sabha- CM Ramesh, YS Chowdary, TG Venkatesh, joined the BJP in presence of BJP Working President JP Nadda. The fourth TDP Rajya Sabha MP, GM Rao will also soon formally join BJP. He was not present today as he is unwell.
UK-based rapper and singer Hard Kaur recently took to her Instagram and blasted out against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat, calling RSS responsible for all terrorist attacks in India including 26/11 and the Pulwama attack. Hard Kaur also posted a picture calling UP CM Yogi Adityanath a rapist. An FIR has been lodged against the singer for her comments on the complaint of a local lawyer.
Sanjiv Bhatt, an ex-Gujarat-cadre IPS officer, who was sacked from services in 2015, has been sentenced to life by Jamnagar court today. He was found guilty in a 30-year-old custodial death case. Another police officer Praveen Singh Jhala has also been sent to prison for life. Sanjiv Bhatt was posted as the additional superintendent of police in Jamnagar when this custodial death case was happened in year 1990.
International Yoga Day 2019: PM Narendra Modi tweeted two yoga videos for yoga lovers recently that show detailed procedure of various asanas. PM Modi’s videos will be helping in develop spiritual wellness also. The latest videos featuring PM Modi’s animated version have been shared a day before the International Yoga Day is celebrated across the nation.
President Ramnath Kovind addressed joint sitting of Parliament on June 20, 2019. He outlined the Modi govt’s goals for next five years. President Kovind highlighted various efforts and initiatives taken by Modi govt for nation’s development. The Union Budget 2019 will be presented in the Lok Sabha on July 5. However, Economic Survey of India will be tabled, a day before the budget presentation, to present the annual financial snapshots.