Top 5 Current Affairs: 3 July 2019
Rahul Gandhi tweeted an open letter announcing his resignation, "It is an honour for me to serve the Congress Party, whose values and ideals have served as the lifeblood of our beautiful nation. I owe the country and my organisation a debt of tremendous gratitude and love. Jai Hind"
Rahul Gandhi announces his resignation as Congress Chief on Twitter today. Rahul Gandhi’s resignation has drawn instant reactions from various political leaders like Ravi Kishan, Rajyavardhan Rathore,& Farooq Abdullah. Check here!
Rahul Gandhi tweeted an open letter announcing his decision along with a post that read, "It is an honour for me to serve the Congress Party, whose values and ideals have served as the lifeblood of our beautiful nation. I owe the country and my organisation a debt of tremendous gratitude and love. Jai Hind"
Ambati Rayudu retires from International Cricket. Rayudu made the announcement after the Indian cricket team management repeatedly ignored him in the ongoing world cup. Ambati Rayudu was named as one of the five stand-bys for the Indian world cup squad but he was snubbed twice, after the Indian selectors preferred Rishabh Pant and Mayank Agarwal over him.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the first Budget of Modi 2.0 Government on July 5. Have a look at the major changes introduced in the income tax slabs since 2014. It is unlikely that the Union Budget 2019 announces major changes in the income tax slabs as the Modi Government in its Interim Budget 2019 had announced several tax relief measures for the individual taxpayers.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted intermittent showers with isolated heavy rainfall in Mumbai and suburbs today. The intense rainfall has led to the breaching of the Tiware dam in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri, leading to the death of over 20 people. More than 10 houses near the dam were washed away. The search and rescue operations are underway.