HIGHLIGHTS

first_imgNew Delhi, May 21 (PTI) Following are highlights at 2100 hours TOP STORIES:FGN22 PM-PUTIN-LD SUMMITIndo-Russian ties enjoy special privileged strategic partnership: PM tells PutinSochi, May 21 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the strategic partnership between India and Russia has now been elevated into a “special privileged strategic partnership” which is a “very big achievement” as he met President Vladimir Putin in this Black Sea coastal city for their first informal summit.DEL44 POL-LD KARNATAKAKarna CM designate Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul on govt formation New Delhi: Ahead of his swearing-in as the Karnatakas new chief minister, JD(S) chief H D Kumaraswamy tonight met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to finalise the modalities of government formation and ministerial berth sharing between the two post-poll allies. DEL49 POL-KA-RAHUL Rahul Gandhi to attend swearing-in ceremony of Kumaraswamy as Ktaka CMNew Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today confirmed his presence at the swearing-in ceremony of H D Kumaraswamy as Karnataka chief minister on May 23.MDS8 KA-KPCCDifficult times ahead, says KPCC chief ahead of JD(S)-Cong govt formation in KtakaBengaluru: As the stage is set for JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy to become the next chief minister of Karnataka, KPCC president G Parameshwara today said difficult times were ahead, but there was a need to stop the BJP from coming to power in the southern state.DEL42 POL-KA-LD SHAHCong-JD(S) govt in Kar betrayal of peoples mandate: Amit ShahNew Delhi: With the JD(S)-Congress alliance set to come to power in Karnataka, BJP president Amit Shah today asserted that such a government will be a “betrayal” of peoples mandate and questioned its fate, saying it is already “destabilised” with the two parties forced to keep their MLAs “locked in hotels” undemocratically.advertisement DEL50 JK-2NDLD FIRING Infant killed, 6 injured in Pak firing in Jammu Jammu: Pakistani troops targeted border outposts and villages with mortar shells and small arms in Jammu district today, killing an eight-month-old boy and injuring six including a special police officer, officials said.NATION:DEL16 RAJIV-LD HOMAGERajiv Gandhi death anniversary: Sonia, Rahul pay tributes to former PMNew Delhi: Senior Congress leaders led by former president Pranab Mukherjee, ex-prime minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi paid tributes to Rajiv Gandhi today on his 27th death anniversary.CAL4 OD-DEF-BRAHMOSIndia successfully test-fires BrahMos supersonic cruiseBalasore (Odisha): India today successfully test-fired the Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a test range along the Odisha coast to validate some new features. LEGAL: LGD 21 UP-HC-UNNAOAllahabad: The Allahabad High Court today sought the CBIs response to an affidavit filed by mother of the Unnao rape victim alleging that the agency is not conducting a fair investigation into her husbands murder. LGD2 SC-LOYAPlea in SC seeking review of Loya death case verdictNew Delhi: A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict rejecting the demand for an independent probe into the death of special CBI judge B H Loya, who dealt with the high-profile Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. BUSINESS:DEL33 BIZ-LD STOCKSMarkets extend meltdown as Karnataka tussle sours risk appetiteNew Delhi: Equity indices reeled for the fifth session today as investors rushed to unwind bets following post-poll instability in Karnataka amid discouraging global cuesMCM23 BIZ-SAMSUNGSamsung posts Rs 34,300cr revenue from mobile sales for fiscal ending 2017Hyderabad: Samsung posted a revenue of Rs 34,300 crore from sales of mobile phones in India for the fiscal ending 2017 and is growing even faster now, a company official said here today. FOREIGN: FGN19 PAK-SAEED-MMLSaeeds MML to drag Pak election commission to court for contemptLahore: The Milli Muslim League (MML), the political face of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeeds JuD, today accused Pakistans election commission of using delaying tactics to register the group as a political party and committing contempt of court. By M ZulqernainFGN28 US-IRANUS will put unprecedented financial pressure on Iran: PompeoWashington: The United States will increase the financial pressure on Iran with the “strongest sanctions in history,” after Washington pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today. FES41 LANKA-RAINS7 killed, thousands affected by torrential rains in Sri LankaColombo: Heavy monsoon rains and strong winds across Sri Lanka have killed at least seven persons and displaced more than 1,000, prompting authorities to deploy the military for rescue and relief operations.SPORTS:SPD6 SPO-BCCI-RAI-INTERVIEWDont think Virat wields disproportionate influence: CoA chief RaiadvertisementNew Delhi: Virat Kohlis aura in Indian cricket has grown exponentially over the past few years but contrary to popular perception, he has never wielded “disproportionate influence” when it comes to policy decisions, says Committee of Administrators (COA) chief Vinod Rai. 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