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Jamshedpur

An encounter between security forces and Maoists took place today in Ghatsila sub-divison of Jharkhand, police said.

Itanagar

The Congress in Arunachal Pradesh today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he was not a judge of some cooking show to decide what should be cooked in the households.

Kolkata

The annual bathing festival popularly known as 'Snan Yatra' of Lord Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra was held today at the ISKCON, Rajapur temple which is located in the Nadia district.

Kolkata

Kolkata citizens in CESC area consumed during the first seven days of June  268 million units of power, one of the highest in recent memory.  Sources say that this is 12.42 per cent higher than the 238 million units consumed during the first seven days of June last ye

Kolkata

Due to construction work of underground Esplanade Station of East –West Metro Corridor, the Rani Rashmoni Gate (Gate No: 3) of Esplanade Metro Railway Station will remain closed with effect from June 12.

Kolkata

Under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, CISF Unit DSP Durgapur in collaboration with Durgapur Municipal Corporation undertook a massive cleaning drive at Sub-Divisional Hospital, Bidhan Nagar on June 9.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha government will install early warning system (EWS) to caution people about arrival of major natural calamities like tsunami and cyclone.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

Designed as strategic cornerstone of the Digital India and access points for delivery of various government services to rural and urban pockets in the country, Common Service Centres operating in this territory is drawing criticism from the public for unjustified demand of  fee on various services.

Report by: 
SUBRATA

After a series of expose on poor implementation of the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) in these islands, another report of an Anganwadi Centre without basic amenities has come to fore.

Port Blair

The Director General of Police, A&N Islands, Mr Rajesh Malik inaugurated the newly constructed building of Police Out Post at Long Island recently.

Port Blair

Acting on a tip off  about sale of contraband tobacco products at Garacharma, a team of Food Safety Officials led by  the District Food Safety Officer, South Andaman  raided the premises of  Rajan Store, Garacharma.

Workshop on promotion & development of handicrafts
Report by: 
Agencies

A two-day workshop on “Promotion & Development of Handicrafts on Locally Available Resources” got underway in the conference hall of the Directorate of Industries here today. The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Mr Anindo Majumdar inaugurated the workshop as the chief guest.

Port Blair

The INCOIS Observatory, Hyderabad has forecast high waves in the range of 3.0 - 5.0 meters between 5.30 pm on June 9 to 11.30 pm of  June 11 along the west coast of Andaman Islands between Ten Degree Channel and Coco Channel.

Port Blair

Under the influence of moderate to strong Southwest Monsoon current, strong Southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coast.

Port Blair

The Ranchi Association here observed the 117th death anniversary of Adivasi freedom fighter Birsa Munda on June 9.

Author: 
Harihar Swarup

Indian Muslims know their future lies in jamooriyat—democracy. “No one can change the Indian Constitution. And, till then we are safe”, they say.
Even as alienation constitutes one element of the story of Muslims in contemporary India, political introspection constitutes another. They are thinking hard about political choices made in the past, and the political choices they ought to make in the future. All options are on the table.

Author: 
S. Sudhakar Reddy

Kashmir is again in the news. In fact, it always is. Mainstream media generally provides the official version, except in rare cases. Kashmir is really burning.
The situation in Kashmir dramatically changed after the killing of Burhan Wani, the local Kashmiri youth, who had allegedly turned a militant. The second commander, a local Kashmir youth appointed in place of Burhan Wani, has also been killed and several thousand attended his funeral.

The Congress Working Committee has dragged its feet again, denying the ailing Sonia Gandhi the much needed relief from the onerous responsibility she is carrying. Rahul Gandhi’s election as the next Congress president has been deferred till October on the plea that the party’s organizational elections will be over by that time. There is still an element of uncertainty about it. Obviously, not only the party’s old guard but many further down the hierarchy have reservations about Rahul Gandhi’s leadership ability.

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