- Reject Mekedatu dam project, TN CM urges Modi(1 minute ago)
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reject Karnataka's proposal to build a dam across Cauvery river at Mekedatu.
- Punjab CM lambasts Canada for support to Khalistanis(5 minutes ago)
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday lambasted Canada for its "overt and covert" support to the Khalistani movement, warning that its failure to check anti-India activities being carried out from its soil would be detrimental to its own security.
- Punjab readies to welcome diaspora for 'Parkash Purab'(9 minutes ago)
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Monday assured British Deputy High Commissioner Andrew Ayre of full logistic support to people of Indian origin settled in Britain for visiting the state to pay obeisance on 'Parkash Purab' (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539) in November.
- Judge us on merit, Huawei tells India ahead of Pompeo visit(11 minutes ago)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With its participation in the 5G rollout in India still in doubt as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo likely to raise security concerns during his visit to India this week, a top Huawei executive on Monday said New Delhi should offer the company a level-playing field.
- Chopper scam: SC to hear ED plea against Rajeev Saxena's travel abroad(27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) challenging the Delhi High Court order which granted permission to Rajeev Saxena, an accused-turned-approver in the money laundering case in connection with the AgustaWestland chopper scam, to travel abroad for medical reasons.
- Pulwama - the epicentre of a new strain of Kashmir militancy(27 minutes ago)
By Sheikh Qayoom
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Easily accessible from five other districts of the Kashmir Valley and with its "helpful" terrain, Pulwama became the epicentre of a new variant of home-grown militancy in the last five years where it was not only those on the fringes of the social and ideological mainstream that took up arms.
- An-32 to continue flying in mountains: IAF Chief (Lead)(27 minutes ago)
Gwalior, June 24 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said that the An-32 transport aircraft will continue to fly in the mountains as there was no other option. The Air Force Chief's statement came more than a fortnight after An-32 aircraft, with 13 IAF personnel on board, crashed in Arunachal Pradesh.
- Maharashtra to clear CM, ministers' BMC water bills(18:36)
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Embarrassed after RTI revelations that the official residences of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and several other cabinet ministers figured on the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) list of water bill 'defaulters', the state government clarified that the payments were made last November.
- Major reshuffle in Tripura Police, 58 officials shifted(18:28)
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) The Tripura government on Monday carried out a major reshuffle in the police, transferring 58 officials including three DIGs, three district police chiefs and 17 officer-in-charges of police stations, official said.
- BJP leader for 'UP model' to tackle crime in Bengal(18:04)
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Referring to Uttar Pradesh, where a number of criminals have reportedly been eliminated in a series of encounters in recent months, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader on Monday said if voted to power, they would apply the "UP model" in West Bengal to maintain law and order.
- Centre brings bill on J&K reservation in LS(18:04)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday, paving the way for people living near the International Border to get benefits of reservation in jobs, promotion and educational institutions.
- Police chiefs to devise strategy against drug abuse(17:52)
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Police chiefs of seven northern states -- Punjab, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Uttarakhand, UP, Delhi -- and Chandigarh will meet here on June 26 for evolving strategies against drug abuse and trafficking, according to Manoj Yadava, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP), on Monday.
- SC dismisses plea against Maratha quota in PG courses(17:52)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the validity of Maharashtra government's ordinance granting 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in admission to post-graduate medical and dental courses in the current academic year.
- CPI-M leader urged to quit over rape case against son(17:36)
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Kerala Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala, here on Monday, asked state CPI-M Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan to quit the party post after his son was accused in a rape case.
- Barwe's 'interactive' art retrospective opens in Delhi(17:18)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) After its first stop in Mumbai, the retrospective exhibition of artist Prabhakar Barwe (1936-1995) is currently open at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here. It, however, has more to offer than a regular painting and sculpture show.
- Another Trinamool MLA to defect to BJP in Bengal(17:12)
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) continues to witness defections since the 2019 Lok Sabha election results and the latest to join the list is Wilson Champramary, the Kalchini MLA.
- Minister Jaishankar joins BJP(16:40)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday, nearly a month after being inducted into the Cabinet in a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.