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7.56 pm: Beef items served on hacked BJP Delhi website as PM Modi takes oath
6.35pm: JDU will not be part of Modi government: Nitish Kumar
6.09 pm: BJP President Amit Shah arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.
05.58 pm: Madhya Pradesh: Furkan Qureshi, a 16-year-old boy in Neemuch died due to cardiac arrest while continuously playing mobile game PUBG on May 28. Dr Ashok Jain,Cardiologist says,"He was brought without pulse. We tried to resuscitate him but we couldn't."
Visuals from outside Rashtrapati Bhavan ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. pic.twitter.com/z0CVJNObMD— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
5.30 pm: An exchange of fire is underway between terrorists and security forces in Danger Pora area of Sopore in Baramulla district. Two terrorists have been neutralized.
Delhi: Visuals of the area near Rashtrapati Bhavan decorated by Horticulture Department of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). pic.twitter.com/4AjMJJeMdS— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
5.00 pm: Superstar Rajinikanth calls PM Modi "a great leader" as he lands in New Delhi ahead of swearing-in ceremony.
4.44 pm: Amit Shah to become part of Modi cabinet, may hold finance ministry: Sources
4.37 pm: PM Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka on June 8 after Maldives.
4.35 pm: Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy today called on AICC president Rahul Gandhi and discussed various issues. They discussed about the current political scenario in the State. On this occasion, CM appraised Rahul Gandhi of the current situation in the State and said that coalition government in the State is functioning smoothly with cooperation and coordination between both the parties.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi meets NCP leader Sharad Pawar at Pawar's residence in Delhi. pic.twitter.com/jKkH1mGsOB— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
4.08 pm: INX Media case transferred to MP MLA Special Court from CBI Court as Karti Chidambaram has now been elected Member of Parliament.
4.00 pm: Harshvardhan and Narendra Singh Tomar receive phone calls from PMO, reports.
3.55 pm: UK court extends remand of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi till June 27.
Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli arrives in Delhi. He will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan, later today. pic.twitter.com/A6SIal4Bmi— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbay Jeenbekov arrives in Delhi. He will attend PM Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan later today. pic.twitter.com/W9TELh12Ma— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
3.29 pm: Sukhbir Singh Badal, Shiromani Akali Dal President on attending the swearing-in ceremony of the PM today: It is a matter of joy that a new govt is being formed. Country needs a strong govt and it is getting one.
Heat wave conditions intensifies in the state; mercury touches 44 degrees Celsius in Lucknow. pic.twitter.com/GfW9mQeXoS— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) May 30, 2019
02.21 pm: Anupam Kher, to attend PM Modi's oath ceremony today. He says, "It feels good to be a part of a historic event. Development was the focus for this Lok Sabha elections. As citizens of the country, it is time for us to also make our contribution to the country."
02.17 pm: Mercury touches 43 degrees Celsius in Punjab's Amrtisar.
Mercury touches 43 degrees Celsius in Punjab's Amrtisar. pic.twitter.com/xGnqeHMG5d— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
02 pm: An exchange of fire is underway between terrorists and security forces in Danger Pora area of Sopore in Baramulla district.
01.37 pm: Newly elected MLAs take oath at Odisha Legislative Assembly.
Bhubaneswar: Newly elected MLAs take oath at Odisha Legislative Assembly. pic.twitter.com/lfdndSbcVa— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
01.02 pm: BJP MP Hema Malini says, "Bahut saari aashaaein zaroor judd jaati hain lekin wo sab fulfill zaroor karenge. Modi ji ka vision hai desh ke liye, poora plan ready hai unke dimag mein which he will not tell like that. But definitely karenge."
12.40 pm: New ministers, who are likely to be inducted in the Cabinet, are expected to meet Narendra Modi at 4:30 pm today. BJP MP from Rajasthan's Bikaner, Arjun Ram Meghwal has reportedly received a phone call confirming his ministrial post in the new Modi Cabinet. Meghwal, who was minister in the incumbent Modi government, will once again be trusted for the responsibilty. It was not yet clear what portfolio he will be given.
Apart from Meghwal, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nirmala Sitharaman, Jitendra Singh, Piyush Goyal, Ramdas Athwale, Babul Supriyo, Rajnath Singh, Ramdas Athawale, Ram Vilas Paswan, Suresh Angadi, Sadananda Gowda have also got a call from the Prime Miniters office, according to sources.
12.30 pm: Jagan Mohan Reddy takes oath as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister.
11.49 am: Fomer Kolkata Police Commissioner, Rajeev Kumar moves a petition in Calcutta High Court seeking CBI notices directing him to appear before the agency be quashed. Hearing on his petition scheduled to be held later today.
11.45 am: President of Myanmar, U Win Myint, arrives in Delhi. He will attend PM Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan later today.
President of Myanmar, U Win Myint, arrives in Delhi. He will attend PM Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan later today. pic.twitter.com/GVNGMdGx21— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
11.39 am: Fire breaks out at a godown in Shilphata, Mumbra in Thane district. 2 fire engines, 2 rescue vehicles, 2 water tankers present at the spot.
11.36 am: Local priests meet CM-designate YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and bless him, in Vijayawada, ahead of his swearing-in ceremony today.
11.24 am: BJP MP from Midnapore & West Bengal BJP president,Dilip Ghosh on WB CM Mamata Banerjee to not attend PM Modi's oath ceremony says, "People have given a mandate against the political killings in the state. She can't face family members of those who were killed due to political violence."
11.22 am: Supreme Court stays Maharashtra Government's order on 10% reservation to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category students in PG medical admissions this year in the state.
11.20 am: Bareilly BJP MP Santosh Gangwar will serve Pro-tem Speaker for the 17th Lok Sabha. He will administer the oath to all new MPs, including PM Modi. The longest-serving MP is usually chosen as Pro-tem Speaker. Santosh Gangwar is an eight-time MP.
11.17 am: Jagan Mohan Reddy to take oath Andhra Pradesh CM shortly. Former CM and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu to skip event.
11.16 am: According to police, a Yemeni national committed suicide at his residence in Hyderabad's Paramount Hills,Tollichowki, on Wednesday. A suicide note stating that the man was depressed over his girlfriend's death due to cancer, was recovered. Case registered u/s 174 CrPC, probe underway.
11.15 am: A woman SI was found dead last night at a police transit hostel, where she was residing with her son in Bareilly. Police say "There seems to be a clear murder motive. She was strangled & then hit on her head. We are investigating. A team has been formed, matter will be solved soon"
11.02 am: Family members of 54 BJP workers who were killed in political violence in West Bengal, arrive in Delhi to take part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony today.
Delhi: Family members of 54 @BJP4India workers who were killed in political violence in West Bengal, arrive in Delhi to take part in PM @narendramodi's oath ceremony today.— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) May 30, 2019
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11 am: Congress Parliamentary Party will meet in the Central Hall of Parliament on June 1 at 9.15 am.
10.55 am: Jail authorities of Coimbatore Central Prison have introduced a 'Freedom Prison Bazzar' where products manufactured and food prepared by inmates of the jail are offered to visitors. The inmates, engaged in the Prison Bazzar are also given a monthly salary.
10.42 am: Thailand's Special Envoy Grisada Boonrac arrives in Delhi to take part in PM Narendra Modi's oath ceremony today. Thailand's Ambassador to India, Chutintorn Gongsakdi says, "We have come to celebrate India's vibrant and resilient democracy."
10.35 am: A 55-year-old woman falls to death from 4th floor in Bharat Vihar under Dwarka-North police station limits in Delhi, police investigation is underway.
10.34 am: Robert Vadra arrives ED office in connection with a money laundering case.
Delhi: Robert Vadra arrives at the office of Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case. pic.twitter.com/DF5eJJhWGY— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
10.20 am: BJP chief Amit Shah reaches PM Modi's residence
8.40 am: Manipur PCC President on resignation of 12 Congress MLAs from MPCC posts says, Some friends have tendered resignation but I have not yet seen the papers...Rahul ji has offered his resignation to give direction to strengthening the party. So at PCC levels we've to follow suit. This is nothing that somebody dislikes a party but we have to follow our leader. This is the only reason.
8.18 am: Navneet Kaur Rana, Member of Parliament from Amravati, Maharashtra, says, "I am excited to take part in PM Modi's oath ceremony. A number of youngsters have been elected this time, they will bring with them a new vision."
8 am: A team of Delhi Police Special Cell South West has arrested the main accused in the murder of three children in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr.
7.40 am: Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhle receives Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lotay Tshering on his arrival in Delhi. He will attend PM Narendra Modi's oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan later today.
7.35 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute at the National War Memorial in Delhi.
7.20 am: Visuals from the venue of Jaganmohan Reddy's swearing-in-ceremony as Andhra Pradesh CM, heavy rain & strong winds lashed the area in Vijayawada last night.
7.18 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah pay tribute at Sadaiv Atal Samadhi, the memorial of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
7.11 am: Video of Narendra Modi at Rajghat.
#WATCH | PM @narendramodi pays tribute to #MahatmaGandhi at Rajghat. Later today, President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy to PM Modi.— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) May 30, 2019
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7.10 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. pic.twitter.com/tKN5dkTyt8— ANI (@ANI) May 30, 2019
7.01 am: A jeweller in Rajkot has made 3 mementos with gold and silver for PM Narendra Modi; says, "started making it as soon as the elections dates were declared. Now that results have been announced, we will try to get time from PMO so that we can present these mementos to PM."
7 am: Narendra Modi will pay tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Atal Samadhi Sthal ahead of his swearing-in-ceremony as the Prime Minister. BJP President Amit Shah and other party leaders including JP Nadda, Piyush Goyal, Giriraj Singh have arrived
6.30 am: Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius, arrives at IGI airport; received by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale. He will attend the swearing-in-ceremony of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister later today.