- Ministers made in-charge to ensure UP bypoll win(15:10)
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has entrusted the responsibility of winning the by-elections in 12 Assembly seats in the state on its ministers.
- Pulwama - the epicentre of a new strain of Kashmir militancy(18:40)
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Judge us on merit, Huawei tells India ahead of Pompeo visit(18 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.
- Not regulation but Facebook's dream to become WeChat may kill it(15:42)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Facebook which accounts for 75 per cent of global ad spend that is likely to hit $110 billion by 2020 is nowhere near an immediate demise and government regulations would only strengthen the social networking giant in the short term, a new Forrester research has forecast.
- An-32 to continue flying in mountains: IAF Chief (Lead)(18:40)
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.
- Reject Mekedatu dam project, TN CM urges Modi(8 minutes 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(12 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.
- 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.
- Saini joins Indian camp as net bowler, no news yet on Bhuvi(17:54)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Even as the Indian team management is yet to provide a fresh update on Bhuvneshwar Kumar's hamstring niggle -- suffered during the game against Pakistan -- Navdeep Saini flew in on Monday to join the Indian team in Manchester.
- 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.
- AES deaths: Bihar court orders probe into Ministers' negligence (Lead)(16:34)
Patna, June 24 (IANS) A Bihar court on Monday ordered an investigation into charges of negligence against Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey that left nearly 150 children dead due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur district over the past fortnight.
- Congress dissolves all district committees in Uttar Pradesh(15:54)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday dissolved all its district committees in Uttar Pradesh following the party's dismal performance in Lok Sabha elections in the state. IANS had on June 20 reported that the Congress was considering dissolution of its district committees in Uttar Pradesh.
- Finch happy with Australia's form ahead of England clash(15:44)
London, June 24 (IANS) Defending champions Australia are currently placed second in the points table for the 2019 World Cup and skipper Aaron Finch believes that trusting one's own abilities has been the key to his side's success in the recent times.
- Pant not my no.4, DK or Kedar can do the job: Gaekwad(15:18)
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) India's poor batting display against Afghanistan has once again raised questions on who should bat at no.4 for the Men in Blue in the remaining games of the 2019 World Cup. While some feel that Rishabh Pant should be given a go at the spot, former India coach Anshuman Gaekwad begs to differ.