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JP Nadda appointed BJP’s working president Hindu
The BJP’s parliamentary board, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday declared former Union Minister J.P. Nadda the party’s working president, after the incumbent Amit Shah joined the Union Cabinet.
Even parties without president should attend all-party meet: Modi Times of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that even those parties "without president' should send their representatives to the twin meeting.
20 more kids die in 24 hours, Bihar encephalitis toll hits 93 Ramashankar, Times of India
Twenty more children succumbed to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in the last 24 hours, taking the toll in Muzaffarpur and other districts of Bihar to 93.
PM Modi to be the first to take oath at the inaugural session of 17th Lok Sabha Saubhadra Chatterji, Hindustan Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the first to take oath in the new Lok Sabha on Monday while United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi might get a special slot to do so over the two-day-long swearing-in ceremony, officials said on Sunday.
Countries sponsoring terrorism must be held accountable: PM Modi at SCO Pioneer
In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that countries sponsoring, aiding and funding terrorism must be held accountable as he called for a global conference to combat the menace. Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here, Modi highlighted the spirit and ideals of the SCO to strengthen cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
Six more children die of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar, death toll reaches 83 Zee News
With six more deaths reported in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, the death toll due to viral infection Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has reached 83 on Saturday.
Bengal healthcare in coma as over 700 doctors quit Times of India
Bengal's healthcare system stared at an imminent collapse on Friday with more than 700 government-employed doctors tendering resignations in an unprecedented show of solidarity with their striking junior colleagues.
Countries sponsoring terrorism must be held accountable: PM Modi at SCO Pioneer
In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that countries sponsoring, aiding and funding terrorism must be held accountable as he called for a global conference to combat the menace.
Modi presses Xi on Pak terror Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday raised the issue of cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan during his talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping here and said India expects “concrete action” by Islamabad to create an atmosphere free of terror for the resumption of dialogue.
Pakistan decides to let Narendra Modi’s aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek Hindu
Pakistan on June 10 decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit on June 13-14, where his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan would also be present.
12 senior I-T officers sacked for corruption TribuneIndia
The government has dismissed from service 12 senior income-tax officers on charges of corruption and professional misconduct, sources said. The list is topped by a Joint Commissioner against whom there are serious complaints of corruption and extortion from businessmen accused of helping self-styled godman Chandraswami.
Increased expectations, aspirations of people guarantee for Brighter India: Modi Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said that increased aspirations and expectations of people  as reflected in the recent general elections verdict-- were a guarantee for making India brighter. "Given the huge mandate we got, some people think expectations and aspirations (on the government) have increased.
Terrorism is a joint threat: Narendra Modi Meera Srinivasan, Hindu
In a visit spanning barely five hours, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held discussions with Sri Lanka’s top leadership – both in government and Opposition in a string of short meetings in Colombo on Sunday. The focus in most of the interactions, sources said, was cooperation in economic initiatives, in countering terrorism. 
Navjot Singh Sidhu skips cabinet meet, says can't be taken for granted Times of India
Under fire from chief minister Amarinder Singh for Congress's "poor performance" in urban areas in the Lok Sabha polls, Punjab minster Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday skipped the first Cabinet meeting after the elections and asserted he could not be "taken for granted".
US visa process needs social media profiles now Sriram Lakshman, Hindu
In a significant move to increase surveillance of those seeking to enter the United States, Washington will require most individuals applying for visas to provide details of their social media handles going back five years. The rule is expected to affect close to 15 million people annually.
75% of militants killed in Kashmir Valley were locals Vijaita Singh, Hindu
Nearly 75% of the militants killed in the Kashmir Valley this year were locals. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said that though the priority was to kill Pakistan-trained terrorists, a large number of locals were killed as they had joined the ranks of terrorists.
Donald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India under GSP Economic Times
President Donald Trump has terminated India's designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key GSP trade programme after determining that it has not assured the US that it will provide "equitable and reasonable access to its markets." The Generalized System of Preference (GSP) is the largest and oldest US trade preference programme and is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for thousands of products from designated beneficiary countries.
First decision dedicated to those who protect India: Modi Pioneer
In its first decision of its second tenure, Narendra Modi government has enhanced the amount to be paid as part of 'Prime Ministers Scholarship Scheme' under the National Defence Fund. "Our Government's first decision dedicated to those who protect India," Modi tweeted.
JD(U) won’t join Modi Govt even in future: Nitish Pioneer
Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal (U) president Nitish Kumar on Friday made it clear that there is no question that his party will join the Union Cabinet in future even as he disclosed that BJP chief Amit Shah made repeated attempts to convince him to accept his proposal for one berth in the Modi Cabinet.
Joblessness, sinking GDP greet Nirmala Pioneer
The biggest surprise in the portfolio allocation of the Modi Cabinet on Friday was  crucial Finance Ministry going to Nirmala Sitharaman, who was immediately greeted by the forecast of a sagging economy which saw GDP falling to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent  and the Government admitting that the unemployment has hit a 45-year high figure.
Nirmala Sitharaman appointed Finance Minister in Modi govt 2.0 as Arun Jaitley retreats Financial Express
Ending all specualtions, former Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was on Friday appointed as the next Finance Minister in the new Narendra Modi government. She served as the defence minister since 2017 in the previous government and as memeber of Rajya Sabha since 2016.
Narendra Modi's Man Friday Amit Shah Gets Home Ministry in New Cabinet Suhas Munshi, News18
BJP president Amit Shah will be the Home Minister in the newly constituted Cabinet under PM Narendra Modi. He is taking over from Rajnath Singh, who has been given the Defence Ministry. Emerging from the backstage, from where he directed the BJP’s ascent to its zenith, Shah will now remain at the forefront of Narendra Modi's second government. 
Modi to script largest oath-event history Deepak K Upreti, Pioneer
A galaxy of political personalities,  corporate honchos, film stars, Chief Ministers, and heads of  BIMSTEC countries will watch President Ram Nath Kovind administer the oath of office and secrecy to 68-year-old Narendra Modi and his ministerial colleagues at the forecourt of majestic Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.
Jagan Mohan Reddy takes oath as Andhra Chief Minister Arun Nair, NDTV
agan Mohan Reddy, who led the YSR congress, to a thumping victory in the assembly elections, took oath as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. Mr Reddy took oath of office and secrecy at a grand public function at the IGMC Stadium in nearby Vijayawada, becoming the second chief minister of Andhra Pradesh after its bifurcation. Mr Reddy was administered the oath by Governor ESL Narasimhan at 12:23 pm.
BIMSTEC heads invited to PM’s swearing-in Suhasini Haidar & Kallol Bhattacharjee, Hindu
India has invited several heads of state, including those from the Bay of Bengal community (BIMSTEC) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on May 30. “Government of India has invited the leaders of the BIMSTEC Member States for the swearing-in ceremony. This is in line with government’s focus on it’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy,” the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Monday.
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