Gurung, other GJM members quit GTA; want CBI to probe cadre deaths

Gurung, other GJM members quit GTA; want CBI to probe cadre deaths

Gurung who held a press conference at Patlaybas, said: “I am not Kishenji . I am not a Maoist. We have all resigned from GTA, and now it is only Gorkhaland for us. We are protesting democratically.”

India puts another eye in the sky
India puts another eye in the sky

ISRO’s PSLV-C38 launches 31 satellites, defence surveillance to get leg up.

Presidential Polls: BJP brass by his side, Ram Nath Kovind files papers, reaches out to Opposition
Presidential Polls: BJP brass by his side, Ram Nath Kovind files papers, reaches out to Opposition

BJP leaders were thrilled as Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (of TRS) and his Tamil Nadu counterpart Edappadi K Palaniswami (AIADMK) also reached Parliament House. Neither party belongs to NDA but both have announced support to Kovind.

Protesters vandalise Bihar station, 1 dead
Protesters vandalise Bihar station, 1 dead

According to the police, the incident took place between 9 am and 11.30 am when the protesters gathered at the railway tracks near Biharsharif station.

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June 24, 2017 9:23 am

"However there have been no immediate changes to visa application or issuance procedures, so we're not in a position to kind of prejudge what the outcome of the review might be," said a senior administration official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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June 24, 2017 8:46 am

Nowhatta mob lynching: “We have asked central forces to show restrain since they (protestors) are our own people but for how long forces can show restrain. This should not be seen as our weakness,” Hansraj Ahir said describing lynching of Pandith as “barbaric.”

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June 24, 2017 8:20 am

On Saturday, the Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Portugal, his first destination, where he is scheduled to meet with Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Costa. He will head towards US afterwards where he will meet US President Donald Trump.

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June 24, 2017 8:19 am

The Modi trip, the official said is an opportunity to strengthen the US-India strategic partnership, which Trump very much views as a critical partnership in promoting stability and security in the Asia Pacific region and globally.

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June 24, 2017 7:52 am

The main study, in which 384 woman constables and 58 woman sub-inspectors from seven ranges across Maharashtra participated, showed that only 19 per cent women constables and 20 per cent sub-inspectors were satisfied with the ‘gender friendliness’ of the work environment.

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June 24, 2017 7:41 am

Woman constables say sexual harassment rampant in force, but Commissioner Rashmi Shukla says that’s not the case

June 24, 2017 7:40 am

The US-based company that makes the drones, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc, said on Friday that the U.S. government had approved the sale of a naval variant of the Predator drone to India.

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June 24, 2017 6:33 am

The grave of Mary Rebecca Weston has been famous in this part of Himachal. Mary died in 1909 in Dagshai while in labour pain, along with her unborn child, and was buried here with a striking piece of work over her grave commissioned by her husband, Maj George Weston.

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June 24, 2017 6:33 am

The Bill, tabled by Health and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Brahm Mohindra, was among the 12 bills passed by the Assembly in the absence of the Opposition, which had staged a walkout.

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June 24, 2017 6:28 am

As the question hour began, SAD president Sukhbir Badal and AAP legislature party chief H S Phoolka demanded an apology from the Speaker and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for “denigration” of Sikh values in the Assembly which they said had hurt the sentiments of Sikhs.

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June 24, 2017 6:27 am

Stating that his department had issued notices of tax evasion to the network operators, Sidhu said it was now over to CM Amarinder Singh to register an FIR and initiate Vigilance inquiry against the operators. Amarinder was not present in the House.

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June 24, 2017 6:27 am

Haryana Chief Secretary D S Dhesi in July 2016 had informed the HPSC that the process needs to be handed over to the selection committee after amending the rules as “one time measure on the pattern of previous notifications” issued in 2011, 2012 and 2014.

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June 24, 2017 6:19 am

The statement also said the NSCN(IM) on Wednesday “summoned” Nagaland Contractors & Suppliers Union (NCSU) president Pele Khezhie, during which the latter “admitted” using a leader of another NSCN faction “as his works supervisor”.

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June 24, 2017 6:13 am

On Thursday, the Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) not only brought representatives of as many as seven political parties, but also made them agree to a list of 18 Do’s and Don’ts that would ensure a “clean” election next year.

June 24, 2017 6:12 am

With a caption that read “Don’t cross the line. You know it can be costly”, Jaipur Traffic police tweeted a photo of the billboard on June 20.

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June 24, 2017 6:01 am

After the public flogging of a Dalit family in Una on July 11 last year, Mevani had led a 10-day march which started from Ahmedabad and ended at Una on August 15. Members of RDAM said that if they did not get police permission for the march, they will resort to other methods of protest.

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June 24, 2017 5:55 am

In a statement, Vaghela reiterated that he would be holding a meeting of his supporters at Gandhinagar Civil Hospital on Saturday. He said that he would be first visiting the Jagannath Mandir in Jamalpur and then hold the meeting in Gandhinagar at 4 pm.

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June 24, 2017 5:48 am

The report, however, rues that information about how drugs fund terror networks is “patchy” at best.

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June 24, 2017 5:30 am

After a six-member team was called in to detect radio signals and communication between GJM cadres, police claimed chatter from other states and even a foreign country had been detected.

June 24, 2017 5:22 am

Not only Indians, students from Nepal, Bhutan, Hong Kong, Thailand and Bangladesh have been stranded amid GJM’s call for an indefinite shutdown over its demand for Gorkhaland.

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June 24, 2017 5:16 am

The case was lodged on the complaint of a chartered accountant named Kamal Somani at Shakespeare Sarani police station in February, this year. “There was no improvement in the case for all these days when Kumar was in custody”, he added.

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June 24, 2017 5:15 am

Tiger Mirza, who was the alleged middle man who introduced Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel to TMC MLA Iqbal Ahmed and others is learnt to have revealed how he met Mathews and the rest. The two were at the CBI officer for more than five hours.

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June 24, 2017 5:12 am

Gurung who held a press conference at Patlaybas, said: “I am not Kishenji . I am not a Maoist. We have all resigned from GTA, and now it is only Gorkhaland for us. We are protesting democratically.”

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June 24, 2017 5:07 am

"They (GJM) had first placed a 17-point charter of demands. There was no mention of a separate Gorkhaland. While 1.12 crore Gorkhas live in India, only 15 to 20 lakh stay in the Darjeeling Hills. If we solve the problem of the Hill people, we are not solving problem of the entire community."

June 24, 2017 5:06 am

Most of the policeman deaths this year were reported from Anantnag and Kulgam districts.

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June 24, 2017 4:51 am

ISRO’s PSLV-C38 launches 31 satellites, defence surveillance to get leg up.

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June 24, 2017 4:51 am

“Court issued NBW against Mahant Dharam Das because neither he nor any lawyer representing him appeared before the court today. No application was moved in the court for Mahant Dharam Das seeking exemption from appearance in the court,” said special counsel for CBI, Lalit Kumar Singh.

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June 24, 2017 4:47 am

“The party is very much concerned about keeping up its image when it is ruling both in the state and the Centre. A number of people from other parties wanted to join BJP after it came to power in March," a senior BJP leader said.

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June 24, 2017 4:43 am

Agency sources said alleged Islamic State recruiter Amzad Khan alias Ayan Khan Salafi, who was deported from Saudi Arabia in April for allegedly motivating youths online to join the IS, has revealed about Muzaffar’s social media platforms that discussed Islam.

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June 24, 2017 4:40 am

The video was shot before the Champion’s Trophy cricket final played on June 18, and was circulated “widely” in several WhatsApp groups in Sahibganj area, according to the police.

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June 24, 2017 4:40 am

By way of amendment in the Punjab Excise Act, 1914, the definition of “liquor vend”, “club” and “hotel” has been changed besides differentiating between the “sale” and “supply” of liquor.

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June 24, 2017 4:37 am

A resident of Kotla Dhak village of Ludhiana district, Jaswinder had been working as a diesel mechanic in Saudi Arabia’s Al-Kharj province since 2013 and is reported to have died in a fire incident in his company-provided accommodation on November 27, 2015.

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June 24, 2017 4:35 am

Lok Sabha members of BJP and Apna Dal and RS members of BJP would also be present in the meeting. CM Yogi Adityanath is also scheduled to release a report card on 100 days of his government on the same day — Sunday. Ram Nath Kovind will be accompanied by Union minister Nitin Gadkari.

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June 24, 2017 5:59 am

According to sources, the first name that has been proposed is of Raj Bhushan Singh Rawat, currently Adityanath’s personal assistant. He used to work with him in Delhi but moved to Lucknow soon after Adityanath was sworn in as Chief Minister.

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June 24, 2017 4:29 am

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that basic infrastructure facilities, as per development parameters, were already in the works and that his government would not hesitate in taking action against errant officers or executing agencies.

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June 24, 2017 4:29 am

“There was not a single minister, not a single government representative and not a single BJP leader. In all these years, I have never been to an Iftar hosted by the President where there has been no representative of the Government of India,” CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury told The Indian Express.