Priti Patel, who quit Theresa May's cabinet over her secret meetings with senior Israeli figures, is the new Home Secretary. 

Sajid Javid enters British PM's office as Johnson forms government.

Rutger Hauer, an actor from the Netherlands best known for his villainous turn in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic “Blade Runner,” has died. He was 75.

Darbhanga district magistrate (DM) Thiyagrajan SM: All schools, both govt and private, to remain closed till the next order, in the light of the floods. 

Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May formally tendered her resignation to Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday as her successor Boris Johnson prepares to take over.

May arrived at the palace after earlier urging Johnson to deliver Brexit "in a way that works for the whole United Kingdom" -- an allusion to the deep divisions that the issue has caused in the country.

The Netherlands experienced its hottest day on record on Wednesday, with the mercury soaring to 38.8 degrees Celsius, as Europe sweltered in a heatwave.

The temperature measured at Gilze-Rijen in the south smashed a 75-year record of 38.6 degrees Celsius from 1944, the Dutch Meteorological Institute said.

Rajya Sabha passes The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

Philip Hammond has resigned as finance minister ahead of Boris Johnson's visit to the Queen to form a new government.

PM Modi during release of a book on Former PM Chandra Shekhar: I first met Chandra Shekhar Ji in 1977. I met him at Delhi airport, I was travelling with Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Ji. The two leaders enjoyed a close bond despite their different political ideologies.

Two BJP MLAs vote in favour of Kamal Nath Govt during voting on criminal law(amendment) in Madhya Pradesh assembly.

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The Karnataka political drama intensified after the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) government lost trust vote during the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly on Tuesday, The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to stake claim to form the government. State BJP unit Chief BS Yeddyurappa is likely to be the next chief minister of the state.

Bengaluru police commissioner Alok Kumar said that all the “bars, pubs and wine shops” will remain closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, in view of the political situation in Karnataka.

The Government of India has provided a major relief to tax-payers as the deadline for filing income tax return (ITR) for the financial year 2018-19 has been extended by a month. The new deadline is August 31, 2019, as opposed to July 31, 2019. Due to heavy rainfall in Assam, there has been flooding in different parts of Bongaigaon district.

There has been heavy rainfall in Mumbai on Tuesday night, as a result of which there is waterlogging in several parts of the city.

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