Daily Current Affairs

28 September Current Affairs

  • UNGA: Pakistan PM Imran Khan warns of nuclear war over Kashmir, says ‘be prepared for the worst’

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly, Pakistan PM Imran Khan alleged that Indian actions in Kashmir have resulted in ‘radicalisation of people’ and warned of far-reaching consequences of war.

  • PM Modi at UNGA: Key takeaways from the historic  speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assemby on Friday and discussed issues like sanitation, global warming, single-use plastic and unity among nations.

Key Highlights

  • The Prime Minister mentioned issues like terrorism, sanitation and the ban on single-use plastic
  • PM Modi said that under the government’s Ayushman Bharat scheme, medical treatment up to Rs 5 lakh has been provided to 50 crore citizens of India
  • He said that over 11 crore washrooms have been constructed in India under the Swachh Bharat Mission

Modi’s speech will be followed by Pakistan PM Imran Khan, who will address the Assembly shortly afterwards.

Khan has already announced that he will be ‘forcefully’ raising the issue of Kashmir and India’s decisions following the abrogation of Article 370. 

  • Can’t rule out ‘big incident’ on India’s coastline by terrorists from neighbouring country: Rajnath Singh

Recalling the Pulwama attack which happened when he was the Home Minister, Rajnath Singh said no one in India would ever be able to forget the sacrifices of the soldiers who died in the February 14 attack.

Key Highlights

  • Rajnath Singh says govt committed to strengthen coastal security
  • Big incident on coastline a possibility, says defence minister
  • Rajnath says the nation should remember the sacrifices of martyrs
  • BJP working president JP Nadda flays WB CM Mamata Banerjee, says ‘time is over for TMC government’

Slamming West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for opposing abrogation of Article 370, Nadda said that vote bank politics is more important for her than national interest.

Key Highlights

  • JP Nadda said that vote bank politics is more important for Mamata Banerjee than national interest
  • Nadda gave this statement while addressing Jan Jagran Karyakram on Article 370 in Kolkata
  • Home Minister Amit Shah is also going to address a citizens convention in Kolkata on October 1
  • Days after being named in MSCB scam, NCP leader Ajit Pawar quits as MLA

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade confirmed that Ajit Pawar had submitted his resignation as legislator and it has been accepted.

No reasons are given for the abrupt step by Pawar, who was named – along with his uncle and NCP President Sharad Pawar – by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the alleged Rs 25,000-crore Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank Ltd. scam.

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade also confirmed that Ajit Pawar had submitted his resignation as legislator and it has been accepted.

The development came on the day when nominations for the October 21 Assembly elections opened.

  • Bulandshahr: Wife of late cop Subodh Kumar appeals to government to kill her if it cannot imprison criminals

Rajni Singh, the wife of the slain Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, the said that she was very upset that main accused Yogesh Raj was granted bail. She also said that she was very upset with the justice system.

Key Highlights

  • Yogesh Raj, a local Bajrang Dal leader, was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court on September 25
  • Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh and a local youth were killed in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr on December 3 last year
  • As many as 44 people were sent to the jail, out of which six got bail eight months after the violence
  • Mumbai: Woman goes missing seconds after telling mother about ‘stalker’

A 21-year-old woman in Mahim, Maharashtra went missing on Wednesday. In a phone call to her mother, the woman said that she was being stalked by a drug addict and within seconds, her phone became unavailable.

Key Highlights

  • A 21-year-old woman from Mahim has been missing for Wednesday
  • In her last phone call, the woman told her mother that she was being stalked by a drug addict
  • The Mahim Police have lodged a case and a search operation is underway

  • Power-drunk Mysuru MP lashes out at city police, calls commissioner a ‘hijda’

Prathap Simha was furious at the city police for allowing progressive forums to set up the stage to hold Mahishasura Dasara. The event was being organised at Chamundi Hills in Mysuru.

  • Gurugram woman blackmailed, raped by co-worker for over eight months

A woman employed with a private company in Gurugram has accused her male colleague of raping and blackmailing her.

Key Highlights

  • A private company employee from Gurugram allegedly blackmailed his colleague and raped her.
  • The woman approached the internal complaints committee of her company but they dropped all charges against the accused.
  • A complaint has been registered with the Gurugram Police but no arrest has been made yet.

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