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5-time Bengal MP Adhir Chowdhury appointed Cong LS leader Business Standard
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a five-time parliamentarian from West Bengal, was appointed as the leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha, while Kerala MP K Suresh was made the party's chief whip in the lower house, party sources said on Tuesday.
Ultra whose IED car martyred 40 CRP men in Pulwama shot Mohit Kandhari, Pioneer
One of the key conspirators of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, whose car was fabricated and later handed over to the suicide bomber, was among two terrorists gunned down by the joint team of security forces in Marhama area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. One Army jawan sacrificed his life in the operation.
Many Opposition leaders to skip Modi’s ‘one nation one election’ meeting Sandeep Phukan & Sobhana K Nair, Hindu
Congress to take final call today; Mamata, Stalin, Naidu and Pawar decide to stay away, but Left parties will participate. Leaders of many Opposition parties are likely to skip the meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss his “one nation, one election” proposal.
No five-star luxury for new MPs Damini Nath, Hindu
Instead of five-star hotels, new Members of Parliament who are in town for the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha that started on Monday are being housed at the Western Court hostel complex, including the new Western Court Annexe that was constructed last year.
Your words matter, not numbers, PM tells Opposition Hindustan Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to opposition parties on the first day of the 17th Lok Sabha’s opening session on Monday, saying they need not “bother about their numbers” as their every word and idea was “valuable” to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, which secured a massive verdict in this summer’s Lok Sabha elections.
Army vehicle attacked in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, 6 Soldiers injured Nazir Masoodi, NDTV
An army vehicle was targeted with an improvised explosive device today in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, where a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force was attacked by a suicide bomber in February. Six soldiers and two civilians have been injured in the attack.
Pakistan, China increase nuclear weapons, India maintains status quo Zee News
Pakistan and China continue to produce nuclear weapons and have increased their stockpile in the last one year even as India has maintained the same number in its arsenal as it had in the beginning of 2018. While Pakistan has approximately 150-160 nuclear weapons in its arsenal, China boasts of 290 with India having just 130-140 bombs, according to The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Yearbook 2019 released on Monday.
BJP MP Virendra Kumar sworn in as pro tem speaker of Lok Sabha Economic Times
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday sworn in seven-term member of Parliament Virendra Kumar as the protem speaker of Lok Sabha. Kumar will oversee the oath-taking of newly elected LS members on Monday and Tuesday.
2 Terrorists shot dead in J&K; 3 Soldiers, including officer, injured Debanish Achom, NDTV
Two terrorists were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag today, the police said. Three soldiers including an officer were also injured in the encounter, the police said.
Indian batting juggernaut crushes Pakistan by 89 runs KC Vijaya Kumar, Hindu
India continued its golden run in the ICC World Cup as Virat Kohli’s men registered an 89-run victory over Pakistan at a packed Old Trafford here on a pulsating Sunday.
Cong needs 'major surgery', Rahul must quell infighting with 'iron hand': Moily Pioneer
Asserting that the Congress needs a "major surgery" in the wake of the Lok Sabha polls debacle, senior leader M Veerappa Moily says Rahul Gandhi must carry out a complete overhaul of the party by holding elections at every level and quell internal bickering with an "iron hand".
PM calls meeting of presidents of all parties on June 19 to discuss 'one nation, one election' Pioneer
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting of presidents of all parties represented in Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha on June 19 to discuss the issue of 'one nation, one election', Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi said Sunday.
No merger, says Shivpal Yadav as he hails UP CM Yogi Adityanath as Honest & Dedicated Qazi Faraz Ahmad, News18
Rebel Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and founder of the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) Shivpal Yadav has, for now, laid to rest all speculations about a merger of his party with the SP. Addressing a press conference at the party office in Lucknow on Friday, Shivpal said, “We are a strong and growing party in the state and will contest the 2022 assembly election on our own with our full might.
Protesting doctors say CM free to choose venue, but meeting should be held in open Economic Times
Agitating junior doctors in West Bengal softened their stand on Sunday and asserted that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was free to decide the venue of the meeting with them, but stressed that it should be held in open.
India to have its own space station: ISRO Dinakar Peri, Hindu
India plans to have its own space station, and modalities for it will be worked out after the first manned mission, Gaganyaan, scheduled for August 2022, K. Sivan, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), said on Thursday.
All 13 aboard AN-32 dead, confirms IAF Pioneer
All the 13 Air Force personnel on board the AN-32 plane that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3 are confirmed dead. The search and rescue team that landed near the crash site on Thursday found no survivors but recovered the flight data recorder or black box. This retrieval will help the IAF to ascertain the cause of the accident.
Sri Lanka Easter blast mastermind linked to three Islamic State cases in India: NIA Vijaita Singh & Wilson Thomas, Hindu
Zahran Hashim, the Sri Lankan mastermind of the April 21 Easter attacks in Sri Lanka, has emerged as a common link in at least three Islamic State (IS) related cases, including the latest IS module busted in Coimbatore, an National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe has revealed.
Chandrayaan-2: ISRO gears up for 'most complex' moon mission on July 15 Economic Times
India's second sojourn to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation announced Wednesday, as it is all set for the most complex mission ever undertaken by it. Under the nearly Rs 1,000 crore mission, the landing on the moon near the South Pole would be on September 6 or 7 on an uncharted territory, ISRO chairman K Sivan said.
5 CRPF jawans killed, 4 others injured in Anantnag terror attack, militant gunned down Peerzada Ashiq, Hindu
Five CRPF personnel were killed and one police officer was among four injured in a militant attack on security forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag on Wednesday afternoon. An unidentified militant was also killed.
Union Cabinet clears fresh bill to ban instant triple talaq Hindu
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, paving the way for the legislation to be introduced in the upcoming session of Parliament.
‘Reach office on time, avoid working from home’: PM Modi to council of ministers Hindustan Times
Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to the council of ministers on Wednesday. In the first meeting of the council of ministers after the Modi-led dispensation assumed charge last month, the prime minister also asked senior ministers to hand-hold the new incumbents, sources said after the meeting.
Scholarships for 5 crore minority students: Naqvi Pioneer
In a major outreach towards “minority” community, the Centre on Tuesday announced scholarships for 5 crore minority students, including 50 per cent for girls, in next five-years and sought to “mainstream” madrasa education.
Bengal turning into 'mini Pakistan' under Mamata Banerjee: JD(U) Times of India
Janata Dal (United), heading the NDA government in Bihar, on Tuesday said that West Bengal under mamata Banerjee is fast turning into a 'mini Pakistan' from where Biharis are being driven out by "Rohingyas".
India staring at longest heatwave in 3 decades Chetan Chauhan, Hindustan Times
Nearly two-thirds of India sizzled on Tuesday under a spell of a heatwave that is on course to becoming the longest ever as scalding temperatures killed four train passengers, drained water supplies, and drove thousands of tourists to hill stations already bursting at the seams.
Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Gurgaon hospital Money Control
Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to a private hospital here on Monday night, a party spokesperson said. Yadav was admitted to Medanta Hospital after being flown from Lucknow, the SP spokesperson said.
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