New Delhi, July 6: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to launch BJP's membership drive from his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Saturday. This would be the first time that PM Modi would visit Varanasi after the Union Budget 2019. Along with addressing the BJP members, PM Modi would also launch a tree plantation drive in the city.
A day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the Union Budget 2019, fuel prices were revised across the country. This comes after the announcement of additional excise duty and cess of Re 1 per litre on petrol and diesel. In Delhi, petrol is being sold Rs 2.45 higher at Rs 72.96 per litre and diesel at Rs 66.69 per litre after a Rs 2.36 hike. In Mumbai, petrol is being sold at Rs 78.57 while in Kolkata it is retailing at Rs 75.15, higher by over Rs 2 per litre. Fuel Price Hike: Day After Tax Revision, Petrol and Diesel Prices Rises by Over Rs 2; Check Rates in Metro Cities
Former Congress president and Wayanad parliamentarian Rahul Gandhi would appear in Patna Court today in connection with a defamation case filed by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi. The case relates over Gandhi's remark 'why all thieves have Modi surname?'