BJP won several elections under the leadership of Amit Shah Ji. But since PM appointed him Home Minister, Amit Shah Ji himself said the responsibility of party president should be given to someone else. So, the party Parliamentary Board decided that JP Nadda will be the Executive Chairman of BJP. For now, Mr Shah remains the party chief, but the workload will be shared with Mr Nadda.
The new Parliamentary Affairs Minister said that this session of the Lok Sabha will last from June 17 to July 26. Meanwhile, many important topics will be debated. There is hope for positive cooperation from the opposition. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the NDA government wants to move ahead with the opposition in the Lok Sabha.
In another update to the West Bengal’s political violence episode, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has targeted state chief minister Mamata Banerjee over the violence, linking the happenings in the state to her "desperation" for power.
In another case of congressmen joining other parties, Telangana MLA Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy is likely to join BJP, according to BJP state president K Lakshman.
President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to Virendra Kumar at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is scheduled to visit Muzaffarpur on Sunday to take stock of the situation. He will hold meetings with doctors and officials of both the central and state governments.
Four Congress chief ministers along with Karnataka's Chief Minister met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday in order to discuss issues regarding their respective states, especially the ones related to farmers and tribals, to be taken up at the NITI Aayog meeting.
"I have tried to contact the chief minister. I have called her up. Till this moment there is no response from her. If she calls me, we will discuss the matter," he told reporters after visiting Mukhopadhyay at the hospital.