The grand Indian general elections 2019 are over and all eyes are set on the Cabinet formation. Speculations are rife that BJP chief Amit Shah would be included in Narendra Modi's second term Ministry as the Union Home Minister. Meanwhile, veteran party leader Rajnath Singh could be appointed as the Defence Minister. Stay tuned here for the live breaking news from India and across the world. Amit Shah to be Home Minister? PM Narendra Modi May Induct New Faces in Union Cabinet; Here's Who May Make It to The List
Reports have claimed that the Prime Minister's swearing-in ceremony would be held on May 30. Modi is likely to invite foreign dignitaries for his oath-taking ceremony, as seen in 2014 when leaders from across the SAARC nations, including then Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif were invited.
In other major news, 19 students of a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat were killed after a huge fire broke out. The government has announced Rs 4 crore ex-gratia to the deceased's kin. An inquiry will be conducted to ascertain the cause of blaze. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has assured to fix accountability in the case.
On the sporting front, Afghanistan succeeded in pulling off an upset against Pakistan in warm-up match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The new side chased down a target of 263 in 49.5 overs.