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BJP’s Rajasthan chief Madan Lal Saini dies in Delhi’s AIIMS Hindustan Times
Rajasthan BJP unit chief Madan Lal Saini died at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday, a party spokesperson said. He was 75. He was diagnosed with infection in lungs and was admitted at a private hospital in Jaipur. On Saturday, he was shifted to Delhi owing to his deteriorating health conditions and was being treated under the Hematology Department at AIIMS, PTI reported.
Ghaziabad police reactivate anti-romeo squads, special drive from July 1 Peeyush Khandelwal, Hindustan Times
Following the directions of the Uttar Pradesh government, the Ghaziabad police has decided to reactivate ‘anti-romeo squads’ and a one-month long special drive will be initiated from July 1.
Pending Water Bills of over Rs 7 Lakh land Fadnavis in trouble as BMC declares CM's bungalow defaulter Chaitanya Mangure, News18
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has declared Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis’s 'Varsha' bungalow as a defaulter. According to a reply to an RTI query filed by activist Shakeel Ahmed Shaikh, the BMC has stated that the Chief Minister's official bungalow is yet to pay water bills worth Rs 7,44,981.
14 killed, 50 injured as tent collapses during dust storm in Barmer Hindustan Times
At least 14 people were killed and over 50 injured when a big tent supported by metal poles collapsed during a dust storm at Jasol in Rajasthan’s Barmer district on Sunday. Barmer district collector Himanshu Gupta said the tent was erected for a religious programme -- Ram Katha (Lord Ram’s story).
Councillors who joined BJP will face consequences, warns TMC Hindustan Times
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday sought to downplay its councillors joining the BJP and said that they would face the “consequences.” “A very few members from panchayats and municipalities have joined the BJP because of their ulterior motives and selfish vested interests.
Chennai water crisis: DMK to stage protest against Tamil Nadu govt NewsMinute
Even as Chennai struggles to cope with a massive water crisis, DMK President MK Stalin will be leading a protest against the AIADMK government on Monday demanding a solution to the city's water problem.
4-day-old girl dies after being shifted around Bareilly hospital for hours Hindustan Times
A four-day-old girl has died after being sent back and forth from one department of a state-run hospital to another in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly on Wednesday, prompting the government to initiate action against seniors doctors.
Maharashtra Govt presents Rs 20,292 crore revenue deficit budget months before Assembly Polls News18
Maharashtra government Tuesday presented an additional budget for 2019-20 with a revenue deficit of Rs 20,292.94 crore, higher than last year's deficit of Rs 14,960.04 crore. The government has estimated revenue expenditure of Rs 3,34,933.06 crore against revenue receipts of Rs 3,14,640.12 crore, said Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, who tabled the budget proposals in the Legislative Assembly.
Congress suspends Bengaluru MLA Roshan Baig for 'anti-party' activities NewsMinute
Congress leader and former minister Roshan Baig, who recently criticised senior Congress leaders over poor results in the Lok Sabha elections and has been linked to a Ponzi scheme in his constituency, was suspended by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) on Tuesday.
TN CM Palaniswami downplays water crisis in state, says media exaggerating it NewsMinute
As Tamil Nadu is facing one of the worst water crisis in the recent past, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi K Palaniswami has indicated that the news about water scarcity in the state is being exaggerated by the media.
103 children die due to acute encephalitis in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur KJ Saquib, Hindustan Times
With the death of six more children on Monday, Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has so far claimed the lives of 103 children in Muzaffarpur and its adjoining areas in north Bihar, the Muzaffarpur district magistrate said.
West Bengal doctors withdraw strike Hindu
Junior doctors in West Bengal called off their strike on Monday evening ending the seven-day standoff, between them and the State government over lack of security at the workplace.
Cong MLA in T'gana Rajagopal Reddy hints at joining BJP Pioneer
Faced with a crisis of sorts after the merger of 12 of its MLAs with the ruling TRS, the Congress in Telangana might suffer a fresh setback with another party MLA hinting that he might switch over to BJP.
Healthcare services in Delhi to take a hit as doctors go on strike Pioneer
Healthcare services at government and private hospitals in the national capital will be hit on Monday as scores of doctors, including those at AIIMS, have decided to boycott work for a day in support of their striking colleagues in West Bengal.
Vardhan reviews situation as Bihar encephalitis toll touches 83 Amarnath Tewary, Hindu
The toll of children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur rose to 83 on Sunday even as Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visited the State-run Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in the district and announced several measures to tackle the disease.
Monsoon hits North Bengal; Sikkim, overall rainfall deficiency reaches 43% Zee News
Monsoon arrived at some parts of North Bengal and Sikkim on Sunday. The Northern limit of monsoon is curently passing through North East Bay of Bengal then Goalpara (Assam), Alipurduar (North Bengal) and Gangtok (Sikkim).
Chennai to hit 41 degree Celsius as heat wave continues: IMD NewsMinute
Chennai is set to continue to sizzling as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heat wave conditions in north Tamil Nadu till Tuesday. According to a weather bulletin issued by the Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai on Sunday night, severe heat wave conditions will prevail over isolated pockets of Tiruvallur, Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts in north Tamil Nadu.
Cyclone Vayu: Centre says storm may hit Gujarat’s Kutch, IMD contradicts India Today
Cyclone Vayu will likely weaken after recurving towards Kutch and peter out as depression by June 17 in the sea, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday. According to the latest weather bulletin, although the cyclone will recurve towards Kutch, it will not be hitting Kutch.
Five policemen shot dead by Maoists in Jharkhand Pioneer
Five police personnel were shot dead by Maoists on Friday while they were patrolling the area here, officials said. According to Sub-Divisional Police Officer Avinash Kumar, the five police personnel -- two assistant sub-inspectors and three constables -- came under attack while patrolling the Tiruldih police station area of the district along the Jharkhand-Bengal border.
Tried to contact Mamata, got no response: Bengal governor Pioneer
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Friday said he called up Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss the issue of junior doctors' strike but got no response from her. Tripathi paid a visit to injured junior doctor Paribaha Mukhopadhyay at the hospital where he is undergoing treatment.
Cyclone Vayu no more a threat, evacuees can return: Gujarat CM Pioneer
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday said cyclonic storm Vayu no longer posed any threat to the state as it had moved away westward. Following a meeting with top officials in Gandhinagar, Rupani asked the authorities to let around 2.75 lakh people who had been shifted to safety to return to their homes.
2 Naxals killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh Pioneer
Two Naxals were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, a police officer said on Friday. The gunbattle took place on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday in the jungles between Malepara and Murnar villages in Tadoki police station area, 200 km from Raipur, the senior officer said.
Bengal doctors refuse to work, Didi smells conspiracy again TribuneIndia
Striking junior doctors in West Bengal on Thursday defied Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s 2 pm-deadline to join work and said the agitation will continue till their demands related to security in government hospitals are met.
Delhi Govt’s free Metro ride hits first roadblock Gayathri Mani, Pioneer
The Delhi Government’s free ride scheme for women appears to have hit its first roadblock as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has told the Government that the scheme will have to be first placed before the Fare Fixation Committee of Delhi Metro as per the Metro Act before its implementation.
Newly appointed UP Bar Council chief shot dead by aide inside court premises Mint
Newly appointed Uttar Pradesh Bar Council (UPBC) President, Darvesh Yadav, was allegedly shot dead by a fellow advocate inside the Agra court premises here on Wednesday. Appointed as president only two days ago, she was shot at by a person identified as advocate Manish who fired at her during a ceremony held to welcome her, police said.
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