Modi, Kejriwal, and Sunita: India's High-Stakes Political and Space Battle

In a politically charged atmosphere, Prime Minister Modi reassures reservation rights while Delhi CM Kejriwal vows to protect opposition leaders from undue pressure. Meanwhile, Sunita Williams, an Indian-origin astronaut gears up for her third space mission. The narrative interweaves politics and inspiring space exploration feats.

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 23-05-2024 17:30 IST | Created: 23-05-2024 17:30 IST
Modi, Kejriwal, and Sunita: India's High-Stakes Political and Space Battle
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Following are the top stories at 5.20 pm: NATION: ELN44 ELECTIONS-HR-LD PM **** Till Modi is alive, no one can snatch reservation for Dalits, tribals: PM Mahendragarh (Haryana): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday claimed that the INDIA bloc is talking about having five PMs over the next five years and said the fight over 'ghee' has broken out in the alliance, even before the cow has given milk. **** DEL22 KEJRIWAL-INTERVIEW-OPPOSITION **** Won't resign because it will set precedent, give BJP free hand to target oppn CMs: Kejriwal New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said he won't resign because it will set a precedent and give the BJP-led Central government a free hand to target opposition chief ministers, including Mamata Banerjee and M K Stalin. And this, he said, is very dangerous for democracy. **** ELN45 ELECTIONS-CONG-LD PM **** Jobs, farmers' protest, Smart City: Cong raises issues as PM campaigns in Haryana, Punjab New Delhi: The Congress Thursday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his ''silence'' on the ongoing farmers' protest in Punjab and on the issue of unemployment in Haryana, as he canvassed for the BJP in the two states on the last day of campaigning for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls. **** ELN42 ELECTIONS-UP-2NDLD AMIT SHAH **** 'Congress, SP vote bank made up of intruders, says Amit Shah in UP Ambedkar Nagar/Siddharthnagar (UP): Union Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav refused to go to Ram temple for the fear of losing their vote bank, which is all made up of ''intruders.'' **** ELN15 ELECTIONS-BJP-PROTESTS-LD NANDIGRAM **** Bengal: BJP woman worker killed, party supporters hold protests in Nandigram Kolkata: Barely two days ahead of the parliamentary polls, a woman BJP worker was killed in Nandigram in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur district, triggering large-scale protests by the saffron party activists there on Thursday, police said. **** ELN36 ELECTIONS-BH-VIOLENCE-FIR **** Saran violence: Lalu's daughter Rohini Acharya named in FIR Saran/Patna: RJD president Lalu Prasad's daughter Rohini Acharya has been named in one of the FIRs registered in connection with ''irregularities'' during polling in Bihar's Saran Lok Sabha constituency and post-poll clashes leading to the death of one person there earlier this week., officials said on Thursday. **** MDS7 KL-UNIVERSITIES-GOVERNOR-MINISTER **** Kerala Governor trying to 'saffronise' universities in state: Minister Bindu Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Higher Education Minister R Bindu on Thursday alleged that big attempts were being made by Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, as Chancellor of Universities in the state, to ''saffronise'' the varsities. **** BUSINESS: DEL26 AVI-INDIGO-BUSINESS CLASS **** IndiGo to introduce business class in flights this year New Delhi: The country's largest airline IndiGo on Thursday said it will introduce business class in flights on the busiest routes this year. **** DEL19 BIZ-LD RESULTS ITC **** ITC Q4 profit marginally down to Rs 5,191 cr, revenue up 2 pc at Rs 19,446 cr New Delhi: Diversified entity ITC Ltd on Thursday reported a marginal decline in consolidated net profit at Rs 5,190.71 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2024 as consumption demand remained subdued. **** FOREIGN: FGN36 US-WILLIAMS-SPACEFLIGHT **** Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams set to fly into space for a third time next month Houston: Boeing's Starliner first crewed spacecraft to be piloted by Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is expected to be launched between June 1 and June 5 after the flight was postponed earlier this month due to a technical snag. **** FGN28 UK-POLITICS **** UK PM Rishi Sunak, Opposition Labour hit the campaign trail for July 4 election London: Rishi Sunak, his Conservative Party colleagues and Opposition Labour Leader Keir Starmer and his shadow cabinet hit the campaign trail with gusto on Thursday, a day after the British Prime Minister surprised many within his ranks by calling an election just six weeks away on July 4. By Aditi Khanna ****

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