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By Mahtab Ahmad

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said political parties didn’t maintain decorum during the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. Addressing an RSS event in Maharashtra’s Nagpur, he said a true sevak (the one who serves the people) never shows arrogance and always maintains decorum in public life. Bhagwat also mentioned violence-hit Manipur in his address, saying the state has been waiting for peace for over a year. His remark came a day after Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India for the third time in a row. Dig deeper

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Dr Mohan Bhagwat (ANI)
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Dr Mohan Bhagwat (ANI)

As the Southwest monsoon is advancing, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a ‘very heavy rainfall’ warning in several parts of the country on Tuesday. According to the weather department, ‘very heavy’ rainfall is likely to continue over parts of Maharashtra and Karnataka for the next 24 hours – following which there will be a gradual reduction. Meanwhile, the IMD in its bulletin said that “fairly widespread to widespread light to moderate rainfall” accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds is likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim during the next seven days. Dig deeper

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That’s all we have at this hour in our Afternoon briefing. Catch you in the evening.

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