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Mumbai

In line with equities, the rupee today weakened further by 20 paise to end at a one-week low of 64.44 amid impending Fed rate hike fears.

NEW DELHI

Under attack for acting against NDTV and its promoters on the basis of a private complaint, the CBI today said about six of the 10 cases registered against employees of private banks were based on "private and source information".

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today paved the way for the declaration of results of a national examination which would decide the fate of around 12 lakh students seeking to join medical and dental colleges across the country.

Mumbai

Taking a dig at Shivraj Singh Chouhan for going on a hunger strike, the Shiv Sena today said the Madhya Pradesh chief minister used Gandhian means to quell the farmers' movement even as his party president described Mahatma Gandhi as a "chatur baniya".

Ahmedabad

Hindu Yuva Vahini, floated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in 2002, is planning to expand its base in Gujarat and wants the state BJP government to revive the 'anti-Romeo squads'.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lived up to his mantra of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' by empowering Indians not just in the country but also those living abroad, Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.

NEW DELHI

The BJP today attacked the Congress over its leader Sandeep Dikshit terming the Army chief a 'sadak ka goonda' and demanded an apology from its chief Sonia Gandhi.

Bengaluru

Vice-President Hamid Ansari today said a free media was not only beneficial, but necessary in a free society and any attack on the freedom of press would jeopardise the citizens' rights.

Mumbai

The CBI today said it was contemplating moving the Supreme Court in the Sheena Bora murder case challenging the Bombay High Court order which said that the policeman, who questioned accused-turned-approver Shyamvar Rai, was not an independent witness.

Bengaluru

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today accused the Narendra Modi-led central government of "forcing everyone into silence with Dalits being beaten up, minorities frightened and journalists and bureaucrats threatened.

Author: 
P. Sreekumaran

He came He saw. But he failed to conquer. That broadly sums up the much-hyped-up three-day mission of BJP president Amit Shah to Kerala.
In fact, it was a rude reality check for the BJP president. Shah realised, much to his chagrin that his polarize-the-people-on-religious-lines tactics, which enabled him to conquer states like Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, simply won’t work in the southernmost secular bastion called Kerala. No wonder, Shah returned a frustrated and angry man, his mission having come a cropper.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

India and Pakistan will be attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit on June 8 and 9 at Astana in Kazakhstan for the first time as full members. This will give an opportunity to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet his counterpart of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif after a gap of one and half year and it is in the interests of both the countries that they hold serious political discussions at this summit to defuse the tensions in the region.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

India and Pakistan will be attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit on June 8 and 9 at Astana in Kazakhstan for the first time as full members. This will give an opportunity to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet his counterpart of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif after a gap of one and half year and it is in the interests of both the countries that they hold serious political discussions at this summit to defuse the tensions in the region.

Author: 
Nitya Chakraborty

India and Pakistan will be attending the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit on June 8 and 9 at Astana in Kazakhstan for the first time as full members. This will give an opportunity to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet his counterpart of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif after a gap of one and half year and it is in the interests of both the countries that they hold serious political discussions at this summit to defuse the tensions in the region.

Those who had taken a Tory victory for granted in the just concluded general elections in Britain are now in for a shock. Despite a 68.6 per cent voter turnout, the Tories stopped short of the 326 seat mark that could have given it an absolute majority in the House of Commons. What is of more significance is that the Tories lost as many as 26 seats to the Labour Party. Prime Minister Theresa May’s future, in the circumstances, becomes rather uncertain.

Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron's party is on course for an overwhelming parliamentary majority, after first round of voting for the National Assembly left traditional parties in disarray.

London

Theresa May today appointed her close ally Damian Green as her first secretary of state while Priti Patel remained the senior-most Indian-origin Cabinet minister as the embattled British premier unveiled her new Cabinet after shock election results forced her to form

London

Ameet Jogia, an Indian-origin Tory candidate, was allegedly subjected to racial abuse after a racist graffiti was drawn on a wall of a voting booth in his own constituency during the UK polls, according to a media report.

Washington

President Donald Trump has been invited by a top Democratic leader to testify before the Senate over his relationship with sacked FBI chief James Comey and the probe into the alleged Russian meddling in the US polls.

Dhaka

Bangladesh police have arrested a wealthy businessman who was a senior member of a banned Islamist group that killed 22 people in the country's worst terror attack at a popular cafe here.

Sambhal (UP)

Striking a blow for gender equality in the tripple talaq debate, a panchayat here has fined a man Rs 2 lakh for divorcing his wife by uttering 'talaq' thrice in one go and asked him to pay Rs 60,000 as mehr to his wife.

Chennai

The panel to facilitate the merger of the two AIADMK factions was disbanded since Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami's camp "enacted dramas" and also after considering the people's views, the party's rebel leader O Panneerselvam said today.

Srinagar

The national and internal security of the country following three years of rule by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is worse than what it was 20 years ago, senior Congress leader Pawan Bansal said today, adding an atmosphere of fear prevails, posing a grave risk to democr

JAIPUR

All large 'Gaushalas' across the country will soon have their own biogasification equipment and bottling unit to make good use of bio waste, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

NEW DELHI

A Delhi court has sentenced a man to four years in jail for sexually assaulting his septuagenarian mother, describing the unimaginable offence as a "vile act" that is universally held as "morally and physically reprehensible".

NEW DELHI

The National Green Tribunal has junked a plea alleging mining of quartz and encroachment of reserved forest area in Haryana's Mahendargarh district after noting that the activity was carried out after obtaining clearance from authorities.

Chandigarh

The Haryana government has decided to speed up the process of awarding compensation to families of slain defence and central para-military forces.

Chennai

Tamil Nadu government today conducted trial runs of electric buses, supplied by heavy commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland, as part of modernisation of transportation services.

Hyderabad

Legendary Telugu poet, writer and Jnanpith awardee C Narayana Reddy, popularly known as CiNaRe, passed away here in the early hours today.

Ferozepur (Pb)

A BSF officer reportedly played a pornographic clip during a presentation on training at Ferozepur, embarrassing the force which ordered a probe into the episode.

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