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Rahul Gandhi's Birthday: Here are some lesser-known facts about the Cong leader

As a member of the influential Gandhi family, his life and career are often in the spotlight

18 June,2024 02:46 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Swati Maliwal writes to INDIA Bloc leaders, seeks time to discuss assault case

In a letter to INDIA bloc leaders like Rahul Gandhi and Sharad Pawar, the Aam Aadmi Party member complained she was subjected to "victim shaming and character assassination" for speaking up against the abuse

18 June,2024 01:52 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Not some 'prasad' for farmers, but their legitimate right: Congress on PM-KISAN

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said as soon as the "one-third Pradhan Mantri" assumed office on 9th June, headlines screamed that the very first file he signed was to release the 17th instalment of PM-KISAN

18 June,2024 01:46 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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S Korean soldiers fire warning shots after N Korean troops intrude for 2nd time

According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, around 20 to 30 North Korean soldiers, while engaging in unspecified construction work on the northern side of the border, briefly crossed the military demarcation line that bisects the countries as of 8:30 am

18 June,2024 01:31 PM IST | AP
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We don't oppose quota for anyone: Dhananjay Munde after meeting OBC activists

Dhananjay Munde along with his cousin and BJP leader Pankaja Munde on Monday, met OBC activists Laxman Hake and Navnath Waghmare, who have been sitting on a fast since June 13 at Wadigodri village in Jalna

18 June,2024 01:23 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Four sisters drown in river in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur

They were taking a bath in the river and ventured into the deep waters, Kumar said, adding that villagers alerted by their screams rushed to rescue them but failed

18 June,2024 01:15 PM IST | PTI
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Supreme Court says any negligence should be thoroughly dealt with

The Supreme Court was hearing petitions regarding issues over the NEET-UG exam row, especially the issue of grace marks given to candidates.

18 June,2024 01:14 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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US Senators and corporate world bat for stronger India-US relationship

Senator Dan Sullivan said India and the US are now doing a much greater number of strategic experiences during the annual Leadership Summit of the US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF).

18 June,2024 12:07 PM IST | PTI
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Long queues seen at water tankers in Delhi

Meanwhile, the water crisis has also incited a political storm in the national capital, with both BJP and AAP at loggerheads.

18 June,2024 12:07 PM IST | ANI
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Fifteen more stranded tourists evacuated from Sikkim's Lachung

The district administration had to set up log bridges over the slides to facilitate movement by foot and by vehicles where roads were motorable

18 June,2024 11:44 AM IST | PTI
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Assam CM Himanta writes to Mamata over probe in IIT-Kharagpur student's death

Faizan Ahmed, 23, was found dead in his hostel room on October 14, 2022, and his death was claimed by the IIT-Kharagpur authorities to be a case of suicide. However, his parents claimed that they had observed injury marks on his body.

18 June,2024 11:44 AM IST | PTI
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Southern China faces heavy floods, and landslides kill at least 9

Meanwhile, northern parts of the country are battling drought, as the country faces two extremes of severe weather.

18 June,2024 11:44 AM IST | AP
Pune Police book 17-yr-old after he attempts to run over woman following dispute

Pune Police book 17-yr-old after he attempts to run over woman following dispute

he woman managed to escape unharmed; the incident took place in Vadgaon Ghenand village near Alandi town in Pune district

18 June,2024 11:09 AM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
Sharad Pawar seeks meeting with CM to address drought-like situation in Pune

Sharad Pawar seeks meeting with CM to address drought-like situation in Pune

Sharad Pawar said the state government had undertaken irrigation schemes in the region to mitigate the drought-like situation but problems were found in their implementation

18 June,2024 10:57 AM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
PM Modi to visit Uttar Pradesh, Bihar on June 18-19

PM Modi to visit Uttar Pradesh, Bihar on June 18-19

The Prime Minister will participate in PM Kisan Samman Sammelan in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi at around 5 pm, said the PMO

18 June,2024 10:10 AM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent

"Welcome to Wayanad, Priyanka Gandhi!": Cong in Kerala set tone for LS bypoll

"Welcome to Wayanad, Indira's successor. Priyanka Gandhi will become Wayanad's dearest with a huge majority," he added

18 June,2024 08:45 AM IST | Wayanad (Kerala) | mid-day online correspondent
Court sentences man to 12 yrs imprisonment for kidnapping and raping minor niece

Court sentences man to 12 yrs imprisonment for kidnapping and raping minor niece

The court has awarded a compensation of Rs 10.50 lakh to the victim who is 24 years married woman and has three children

18 June,2024 08:42 AM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Uttar Pradesh: Two dead, seven injured in head-on collision between two cars

Uttar Pradesh: Two dead, seven injured in head-on collision between two cars

They said one of the cars went up in flames after the crash near Benduli village in the Itiyathok police station area of the district

18 June,2024 08:34 AM IST | Gonda (UP) | PTI
Darjeeling train mishap: Nine dead, 41 injured

Darjeeling train mishap: Nine dead, 41 injured

Goods train rams into stationary Kanchanjunga Express; rescue ops underway

18 June,2024 07:50 AM IST | New Jalpaiguri/Kolkata | Agencies
Atishi urges Haryana govt to release water

Atishi urges Haryana govt to release water

Atishi said the Wazirabad barrage gets water from Haryana which goes to the water treatment plants of Chandrawal, Okhla and Wazirabad

18 June,2024 07:30 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Rahul Gandhi retains Rae Bareli, Priyanka to contest from Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi retains Rae Bareli, Priyanka to contest from Wayanad

“Promises we made to Wayanad will be fulfilled,” he said. “I won’t let the people of Wayanad feel Rahul’s absence,” Priyanka Gandhi said

18 June,2024 07:25 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Vasai Murder Case: Man Murders 20 Year Old Woman In Broad Daylight In Vasai

    Vasai Murder Case: Man Murders 20 Year Old Woman In Broad Daylight In Vasai

    In a shocking incident in Vasai, a 20-year-old woman was brutally murdered by a man in broad daylight. The assailant, using an iron wrench, attacked the victim 15 times, leading to her tragic death. The incident has sent shockwaves through the community, raising concerns about safety and security in the area. Local authorities have launched a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the murder, aiming to apprehend the perpetrator swiftly. The motive behind the assault was reportedly a recent breakup after a two-year relationship.

    18 June,2024 04:18 PM IST
    Six people, including 3 children, killed in Georgia house fire

    Six people, including 3 children, killed in Georgia house fire

    The oldest victim was in their 70s, authorities said. Their identities were not immediately released

    18 June,2024 08:38 AM IST | Newnan | AP | PTI
    Nikhil Gupta arraigned in murder-for-hire case, pleads not guilty

    Nikhil Gupta arraigned in murder-for-hire case, pleads not guilty

    While speaking to reporters, Gupta's US-based lawyer, attorney Jeffrey Chabrowe said that they would file a bail application at a later date, meaning Gupta will continue to be detained for now

    18 June,2024 08:29 AM IST | New York | ANI

    Netanyahu dissolves War Cabinet: Israeli officials

    Move came after lawmaker Benny Gantz quit govt, citing frustration with PM

    18 June,2024 07:43 AM IST | Tel Aviv | Agencies
    Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor

    Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor

    His appointment will be co-terminus with the term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi or until further orders, it said.

    14 June,2024 07:48 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies

    Elderly man beaten to death over parking issue in Jaipur

    According to police, Gopal Khandelwal had a dispute with his neighbour Prabhu Thakaria over car parking in Shanti Colony on Thursday night

    01 June,2024 05:59 AM IST | Jaipur | PTI

    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Scheme is one of the revolutionary healthcare programmes in recent times

    23 April,2024 10:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Time to stop treating our oceans like garbage bins

    Time to stop treating our oceans like garbage bins

    The Internet tells us that the month-long event encourages one to explore and cherish the vast blue stretches that cover 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface

    17 June,2024 06:53 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    16 June,2024 07:57 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
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