Nation Current Affairs 28 Jun 2019 News Digest: A sharp ...

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

Published Jun 28, 2019, 4:00 pm IST
Updated Jun 28, 2019, 8:47 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.

Prez rule extended in J&K: Lok Sabha on Friday gave its nod to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for another six months beginning July 3, with Home Minister Amit Shah asserting that assembly elections in the state will be held in a democratic, free and fair manner as soon as the Election Commission announces the dates.


Read: J&K Reservation (Amendment) bill passed in LS, Prez rule extended

Bengaluru water crisis: The Karnataka government is contemplating a five-year ban on construction of multi-storeyed residential buildings in view of the acute water crisis in the state, Deputy Chief Minister Dr G Parameshwara said.

Read: B’luru water crisis: K’taka govt to ban construction of apartments for 5 yrs

TDP reacts on Jagan Mohan Reddy's order to demolish Praja Vedika: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders slammed the state government's decision to serve a notice to former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu on Friday, claiming that the current chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is "unaware" of basic procedures.

Read: ‘Unaware’ of basic procedures: TDP slams Jagan Reddy over notice to Naidu

Kumaraswamy clarifies on his visit to US:

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday clarified that his upcoming trip to the United States is unofficial and he will be travelling on personal expenses. The statement comes amidst criticism the Janata Dal (Secular) leader is facing regarding the alleged expenditure of taxpayers' money for unofficial purposes.

Read: ‘Unofficial, on personal expenses’: Kumaraswamy clarifies his US trip