News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 21, 2019, 07:07 PM IST

File photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President Amit Shah. Photograph:(PTI)

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Read the top five stories of the day. 

'This is nonsense,' says Supreme Court dismissing PIL seeking 100% VVPAT verification

A vacation bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra refused to entertain the plea, saying that a larger bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had already dealt with the matter and passed an order.

'There's no bigger motivation than Indian Army,' says Virat Kohli ahead of Cricket World Cup 2019

'If we go in with that motivation that we can do something for the Army, you will see a different level of passion coming out of us,' said Kohli

Huawei accuses US of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban

The US government said it imposed the restrictions because of Huawei's involvement in activities contrary to national security or foreign policy interests.

Reports of alleged EVM tampering are 'absolutely false': Election Commission

The top poll body also stated that any lapse in the handling of reserve EVMs will be investigated and action will be taken against those responsible. 

PM Modi, Amit Shah meet Union ministers, thank them for 'service to nation'

Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, JP Nadda and Prakash Javadekar were among the key leaders from the BJP at the meeting.