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Amarinder Singh backs in Delhi for meetings with PM Modi, Union Ministers

Punjab’s former chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh Wednesday left for Delhi where he is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Singh is staying at the residence of his MP wife Preneet Kaur in Delhi, sources close to him said. However, there were no official confirmation from Singh’s end .

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Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday left for Delhi and is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss farm laws and the Lakhimpur Kheri deaths.

In the meeting with PM Modi, Singh could discuss over farm laws and the deaths in Lakhimpur Kheri violence which took away 9 lives including 4 farmers, a local journalist and 4 BJP workers. It is being said that he was working on getting the farm laws repealed by impressing upon the BJP-led central government to act as the ongoing farmers protest is creating problems for the state.

If there is retaliation in Punjab, anyone can imagine what it could be like for the border state, said a source close to him. The source also said Amarinder was getting active politically and was confident of forming the next government in the state. This is a political visit. In Delhi, he will meet different people, sources said.

Sources said Singh is staying at the residence of his MP wife Preneet Kaur in Delhi. However, no official information has been given by the Captain regarding the Delhi tour.

Earlier, when Captain had left for Delhi, he had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and returned back home without meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

After the Delhi tour, he had announced to leave the Congress, calling Sidhu a threat to national security. At that time it was being speculated that the Captain would join the BJP, but the Captain had categorically rejected the idea of ​​joining the BJP.

Speculations are rounding that Amarinder could join the BJP since he met Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

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It is being speculated in the political circles that Singh will form his own party in Punjab through which he can mediate between the Centre and the protesting farmers to end the ongoing deadlock between them over the three farm laws.

Earlier, there was also talk about the formation of Punjab Vikas Party but Singh has not anything about it.

In other India News, A 19-year-old IIT student has been arrested by Delhi Police Cyber Cell. The accused attended online classes, joined a prominent school’s WhatsApp goups and shared morphed photographs of the students on social media.

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NDA’s Jagdeep Dhankhar becomes 14th Vice-President of India

Reports said Dhankhar secured 528 votes while Alva got 182 votes.

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NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankar becomes the 14th Vice-President of India. Dhankar is currently serving as Governor of West Bengal and was pitted against Opposition’s Margaret Alva.

Reports said Dhankhar secured 528 votes while Alva got 182 votes. The counting of the votes was conducted under the supervision of the Lok Sabha secretary general who is also the returning officer for the poll.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated Dhankhar on Twitter and hoped that his long public life, wide experience, and deep understanding of people’s issues will certainly benefit the nation.

Have a look at the tweet here:

As many as 780 MPs voted till 5 pm on Saturday and around 93 per cent polling was recorded in the vice presidential election this year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, and Congress president Sonia Gandhi were among prominent political leaders who cast their votes.

Jagdeep Dhankhar was appointed as West Bengal’s Governor in July 2019. He was a lawyer by profession before entering into politics and was enrolled with the Bar Council of Rajasthan as an Advocate with effect from November 10, 1979.

In 1987, he became the President of the Rajasthan High Court Bar Association and was designated a senior advocate in 1990. Jagdeep Dhankhar was a member of Congress when PV Narsimha Rao became the prime minister and quit the party after Ashok Gehlot came into power in Rajasthan.

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Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in godown and hutments in Reti Bandar in Mumbai

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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Fire breaks out in godown and hutments in Reti Bandar in Mumbai

A fire broke out in a godown and hutments in the Reti Bandar area of Mumbai, Maharashtra, on Saturday at around 2 pm. The incident caused panic in the area.

The locals immediately informed the police and the fire brigade teams about the incident. Soon after, four fire tenders reached the spot. Efforts are being made by the fire department to extinguish the fire.

However, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

So far, no injury or loss of life has been reported.

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More details are awaited.

Maharashtra’s godown fire incidents

Earlier in June, a massive fire broke out in a flex printing godown in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra. The fire later spread to two other godowns including one of AC.

Similarly, a fire broke out in a commercial complex in Maharashtra’s Thane in May, destroying four godowns and a motorbike showroom.

BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi booked for threatening Noida woman

Bhagwant Mann appears in Chandigarh Court over rioting case

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BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi booked for threatening Noida woman

 A shocking video went viral on Friday where the woman can be heard saying the BJP leader used bad words for her, for her husband and even for her children.

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Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shrikant Tyagi was booked on Saturday by the Noida Police for allegedly threatening a woman at the Grand Omax society in Noida.

A shocking video went viral on Friday where the woman can be heard saying the BJP leader used bad words for her, for her husband and even for her children. He pushed her and allegedly threatened her with dire consequences. The incident took place when the woman objected to the plantation of some trees by Shrikant Tyagi in her housing society.

Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Women Safety) Ankita Sharma Said that Shrikant Tyagi was booked under section 354 of the Indian Panel Code. The panel describes that whoever assaults or uses criminal force on any woman, intending to outrage or knowing it to be likely that he will thereby outrage her modesty shall be punished with imprisonment of two years, with a fine, or with both.

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Some reports said that a team of local police visited the housing society in the evening but Tyagi didn’t open the door of his house.  He allegedly threatened police officials too.

Shrikant Tyagi claims himself as a national executive member of BJP’s Kisan Morcha and national co-coordinator of the Yuva Kisan Samiti. However, the BJP denied the claim of Shrikant Tyagi.

BJP MP and Kisan Morcha chief Rajkumar Chahar said that Shrikant Tyagi was not an executive member of the BJP’s farmer unit. There was no Yuva Committee of Kisan Morcha too. Chahar also demanded his punishment as per the law of the land.

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