GoPlus: Top News of the Day (20th August)

by Rupali Tewari Aug 20, 2019 • 07:48 PM Views 1377

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  • P. Chidambaram's Urgent Plea on Pre-Arrest Bail Turned Down by SC After Setback in High Court
  • Enforcement Directorate arrests Kamal Nath’s nephew & businessman Ratul Puri in a 354 crores bank fraud case
  • As floods wreak havoc in Kerala and Karnataka, the hill states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have also come under a devastating barrage of incessant rains and flooding
  • Assam’s Former MP and Mahila Congress President, Sushmita Dev, says that a lot of poor people don’t have proper documentation to prove their citizenship and will eventually be left from the list
  • BJP leaders Amit Shah, JP Nadda, BL Santosh & election incharge of Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Haryana & Delhi hold a meeting to discuss strategies for the upcoming elections in four states
  • American President Donald Trump and PM Modi on Monday had a chat over the phone on various issues including bilateral ties, trade and Jammu & Kashmir
  • On Monday, schools reopen in J&K after a long time. While Jammu schools saw decent attendance of students, many schools in the valley saw little to no students, as earlier, many incidents of stone pelting were reported 
  • 20,000 West Pakistani refugees currently living in Jammu region are hopeful to get full Indian citizenship after abrogation of Article 370
  • Speaking at a FICCI-IBA banking summit, RBI Governor, Shaktikant Das, says growth rate below expectations is an indicator of economic slowdown 
  • UP Government orders increase of VAT on petrol & diesel. Petrol prices hiked by Rs 2.35 & diesel by Rs 0.98 
  • Veteran music composer & Padma Bhushan awardee Mohammed Zahur ‘Khayyam’ Hashmi passes away at the age of 92 in Mumbai