Nation Current Affairs 10 May 2019 News Digest: A smart ...

News Digest: A smart, speedy recap of the day's headlines

Published May 10, 2019, 4:20 pm IST
Updated May 10, 2019, 9:21 pm IST
Here are the top national, international headlines of the day.
(Photo: File)
 (Photo: File)

Mumbai: Have you missed any news today? Here are the top national, international headlines of the day.

Pitroda's 1984 anti-Sikh riots remark: Under attack over his remarks "happened, so what" on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Congress leader Sam Pitroda on Friday apologised for that saying they were blown out of proportion because his Hindi is not good.


Read: Pitroda blames 'bad hindi' for his 'so what' remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots

IAF intercepts Georgian plane: An-12 aircraft of Georgia was intercepted by the Indian Air Force after it entered Indian air space from Pakistan, deviating from its flight path, official sources said. The aircraft was forced to land at Jaipur airfield by air defence aircraft of the IAF.

Read: Airspace violation: IAF intercepts Georgian plane coming from Pakistan

Ayodhya dispute: The Supreme Court on Friday granted time till August 15 to the three-member Ayodhya mediation panel to explore the possibilities of an amicable settlement on the issue.


Read: SC sets August 15 as deadline for 3-member Ayodhya mediation panel

Gambhir vs Atishi pamphlet row: After BJP’s Gautam Gambhir files defamation case, AAP’s Manish Sisodia said that they would file a case against him for allegedly circulating pamphlets with derogatory and casteist remarks against AAP leader Atishi Marlena.

Read: 'Not you, we will file defamation': AAP's Sisodia dares Gautam Gambhir

Global trade war: US President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 per cent on USD 200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back.


Read: US increases tariffs on Chinese goods; China says it will retaliate

PM Modi on Sam Pitroda’s remark: Prime Minister Narendra Modi tore into the Congress over Sam Pitroda's "so what" remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots. He said the Congress attaches no value to human lives lost in riots.

Read: 'Hua so hua': PM tears into Congress's Pitroda remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots

BJP vs Congress in Karnataka: Karnataka BJP president B S Yeddyurappa on Friday said that over 20 Congress lawmakers in the state are unhappy with the present government.


Read: ‘Let’s wait, may decide soon’: Yeddy over 20 ‘unhappy’ Congress MLAs

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