A day after five of six Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) MPs broke away in a stunning coup led by his uncle, Chirag Paswan's attempts at reconciliation were roundly snubbed. The overnight coup in Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), led by his uncle, has left him isolated at the top with five of six MPs breaking away and writing to the Lok Sabha Speaker, asking to be treated as separate group. Including Chirag Paswan, the LJP has six MPs in the Lok Sabha. The five rebel MPs want a new leader to replace Chirag Paswan, the son of party founder Ram Vilas Paswan who died last year. They will meet with Speaker Om Birla soon to formally ask for his removal as their leader.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee charged the BJP government with trying to divide the state and not being able to accept its recent defeat at the hustings.
After the Sachin Pilot group sought the fulfilment of their demands for political and ministerial appointments, BSP MLAs, who joined the Congress around two years ago are now demanding their "due reward" for saving the Rajasthan government after last year's rebellion. The MLAs contend that had they not been there, the Ashok Gehlot dispensation would have been observing "its first death anniversary".
The Centre has assured the Supreme Court that the Ministry of Home Affairs' May 28 order, which empowers certain districts to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, has no relation with the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA).
A year after the Galwan valley clash in eastern Ladakh, China is still sitting at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) while India has geared up for a long grind.