Protesting farmers are set to decide their next course of action today (Sunday). According to a statement by Bharatiya Kisan Union (Dakaunda) president Buta Singh Burjgill, no decision has yet been taken on shifting to the Burari ground in Delhi, a place earmarked for their agitation by police. Meanwhile, Punjab BJP president Ashwani Sharma urged farmers take to discussions to resolve their issues. Sharma urged them to avoid holding demonstrations.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny while he was undergoing treatment in a Berlin hospital for poisoning, Der Spiegel reported, underscoring how seriously she is taking the case.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the North East in his heart and so brought a flood of development in the region, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday. Addressing a gathering at the inauguration and foundation laying programme of several projects at Hapta Kangjeibung, Shah said the BJP government under Modi has given a new identity to the region which is now experiencing a new thrust in development.
A Bulgarian court sentenced two men to life imprisonment without parole on Monday over a 2012 bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian driver at a Black Sea airport.