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Major News and Events of 28 May 2014

What Happened on 28 May 2014

Omar asks the Center to name stakeholders involved in repealing Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked the Center to disclose the names of the stakeholders involved in revocation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, as per media reports. The controversy started when Jitendra Singh, the minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), specified that the process for revoking Article 370 has begun.

Jammu and Kashmir integral part of india: RSS

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has stated that Jammu and Kashmir will always be an integral part of India, irrespective of the fact whether Article 370 of the Indian Constitution exists or not. As per media reports, RSS had reacted to Omar Abdullah’s statement that if Article 370 is revoked, J&K would not be a part of India.

Peace talks and terror activities cannot go together: Modi to Sharif

As per media reports, Sushma Swaraj, the External Affairs Minister, said that PM Narendra Modi has told Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif that the peace talks between the two nations will have no meaning if bomb blasts continue. She also stated that India asked Pakistan to expedite the trial process in 26/11 terror case.

Rajnath meets RSS leaders to choose BJP's new President

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today met the senior RSS leaders in New Delhi to choose the new President of BJP. As per media reports, the persons who are being considered for the post include Amit Shah, Om Mathur, J. P. Nadda and P. Muralidhar Rao. Nadda is being perceived as the front runner for the post.

Issues raised by states to be considered on an urgent basis: Modi

PM Narendra Modi has stated that the PMO should be looking into the grievances of the people on an urgent basis by deploying various technologies, so that issues can not only be monitored but also resolved. As per media reports, Modi stressed on the efficient use of technology so that the issues raised by the states are resolved on the priority basis.

Sensex trades flat again

Sensex closed flat today and was only 6.58 points or 0.03% up. This was after the dip of 167 points when profit booking was observed in the markets. Automobiles, metal, consumer durables, oil and gas witnessed huge selling. In a similar fashion, NSE closed at 11.65 points or 0.16% up. The BSE ended at 24,556.09 points and NSE at 7329.65 points.

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