Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 June 2019
44th anniversary of 1975 Emergency, PM Modi salutes Emergency heroes
On 44th anniversary of Emergency PM Modi took to Twitter and wrote that India's democratic ethos successfully prevailed over an authoritarian mindset. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets that “India salutes all those greats who fiercely and fearlessly resisted the Emergency.” He further said in that tweet, “India’s democratic ethos successfully prevailed over an authoritarian mindset.” This tweet is followed by a video remembering 25 June 1975 as darkest day of Indian democracy.
Antigua to revoke Mehul Choksi's citizenship, extradition process to India to begin soon
Following extensive diplomatic pressure from India, the Prime Minister of Antigua, Gaston Browne has finally agreed to revoke the citizenship of fugitive economic offender, billionaire jeweler Mehul Choksi. The Prime Minister said"Choksi's citizenship was processed, he got through. We do have recourse, the reality is that his citizenship will be revoked and he will be deported to India.”
India created history on June 25, 1983 by defeating the mighty West Indies in the cricket world cup final at Lord's, England and lifting the coveted world cup trophy. India with its win put a halt to the hat-trick hopes of the West Indies juggernaut. India’s World Cup victory was something even the players had not imagined, as they had not thought that India would progress beyond the group stage.
The first-time parliamentarians, TMC MPs Nusrat Jahan Ruhi Jain and Mimi Chakraborty took oath as members of the 17th Lok Sabha on June 25, 2019. Both the actresses were not present on the day that the oath of the office was administered to all the Lok Sabha MPs, due to Nusrat Jahan’ s wedding.
A picture of Indian skipper Virat Kohli has gone viral on social media and the Twitterati have left no stone unturned in retweeting the picture with hilarious captions. The picture shows the Indian skipper pleading to the umpire with folded hands. The picture was taken during India’s match against Afghanistan when India asked for a Decision Review System (DRS) review after the umpire did not respond to their LBW appeal during Mohammed Shami’s over.