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“Delhi Court Sets June 19 for Hearing CM Arvind Kejriwal’s Bail Plea in Excise Policy Case”

A Delhi court has scheduled June 19 for the hearing of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's bail plea in the money laundering case linked to an alleged excise scam, as reported by PTI.

“Acropolis Mall in Kolkata Engulfed in Major Fire, Multiple Fire Engines Rushed to Scene”

A significant fire broke out at the Acropolis Mall in Kolkata on Friday, leading to a swift response from multiple fire engines to combat the blaze. Reports indicate that the fire originated on the third floor of the shopping mall, situated in the southern part of Kolkata, necessitating the evacuation of the premises.

“Protests in Vadodara Society Over Flat Allotment to Muslim Woman Under Government Scheme: Report”

The 44-year-old woman, employed with an arm of the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Skill Development, was allotted the flat in a low-income group housing complex back in 2017. However, even before she could move in, more than 30 residents of the housing complex raised objections to the district collector and other authorities. They expressed concerns about the allotment to a 'Muslim' individual and cited potential "threat and nuisance."

Leaders Pay Tribute on Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Death Anniversary; PM Modi Highlights His Impact on India’s Progress

Latest newsLeaders Pay Tribute on Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Death Anniversary; PM Modi Highlights His Impact on India's Progress
Leaders Pay Tribute on Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Death Anniversary; PM Modi Highlights His Impact on India's Progress

Leaders from across the political spectrum came together to commemorate the 5th death anniversary of Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Droupadi Murmu, and several other prominent figures paid their floral tributes at the Sadaiv Atal memorial.

In a heartfelt tweet, Prime Minister Modi lauded Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s leadership, which had a profound impact on India’s growth and development. He recognized Vajpayee’s significant role in steering the nation’s progress and ushering it into the 21st century across various sectors.

“I join the 140 crore people of India in paying homage to the remarkable Atal Ji on his Punya Tithi. India benefited greatly from his leadership. He played a pivotal role in boosting our nation’s progress and in taking it to the 21st century in a wide range of sectors,” PM Modi’s tweet read.

Prominent leaders including Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Home Minister Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, Praful Patel, and Anupriya Patel of Apna Dal (Soneylal) were among those who paid their respects to the former prime minister.

Home Minister Amit Shah acknowledged Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s contribution to establishing a foundation of effective governance in the country. Rajnath Singh, sharing his visit to the Sadaiv Atal memorial on social media, recognized Vajpayee’s enduring legacy.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, born on December 25, 1924, was the first non-Congress Prime Minister to complete a full term in office. He held the position of Prime Minister twice – from May 16, 1996, to June 1, 1996, and from March 19, 1998, to May 22, 2004.

Vajpayee’s birth anniversary, December 25, is observed as Good Governance Day annually. The visionary leader passed away on August 16, 2018, at the age of 93, leaving behind a lasting legacy that continues to influence Indian politics and society.

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