It was an event the BJP had every reason to coo about, just the opportunity to flaunt its formidable support base among the NRIs. But just as the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas mela got under way in Delhi, internecine squabbles in the US chapter of the Overseas Friends of the Bharatiya Janata Party (OFBJP) embarrassed the Sangh parivar into thinking of restructuring such overseas chapters.
On June 30, Donald J. Trump became the first US president to set foot in North Korea. Trump made history when stepped across a low concrete marker accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and walked a few steps into the North. The two leaders agreed to have their negotiators resume an effort to reach what has so far been an elusive nuclear deal. US President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, stepped into North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom on June 30. Trump is the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)