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Clash breaks out between police and BJP supporters in WB

A clash broke out between the police and BJP supporters on Saturday afternoon in Gangarampur area here. Many BJP supporters and one police sub-inspector sustained injuries. They were rushed to a nearby hospital. The incident took place after police officials allegedly tried to stop…

US hopes Modi will have freer hand to pursue tough economic reforms

The White House is hopeful that Narendra Modi in his second term as prime minister with a strong mandate will have a freer hand to pursue some of the tough economic reforms that will help create a more business-friendly environment,…

382 officers join Indian Army after Passing Out Parade at IMA

A total of 459 cadets, including some from friendly countries, passed out of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) after a colourful and impressive Passing Out Parade at the academy in Dehradun on Saturday. Of this, 382 would join the Indian…

Delhi doctor detained in Kanpur kidney racket case

A doctor of a private hospital in Delhi has been detained by the Kanpur police in connection with its probe into a kidney racket, which was busted in February, an official said Saturday. “Dr Dipak Shukla was detained in Delhi…

Kerala as dear to me as Varanasi, says Modi in Guruvayur

Having won a massive mandate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday said political parties and pundits failed to gauge the public mood ahead of the Lok Sabha election and thanked the electorate for reposing confidence in the saffron party. In his…

Monsoon hits Kerala coast: IMD

After a delay of a week, monsoon hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, marking the official commencement of the four-month rainfall season in the country. “Monsoon has made an onset over Kerala today (June 8),” said India Meteorological Department’s Director…

1 JeM militant killed in Anantnag encounter

A Jaish-e-Mohammad militant was Saturday killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Verinag area of the south Kashmir district following…

PM Modi offers prayers at Guruvayur Lord Krishna temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the famed Lord Krishna temple at Guruvayur, Kerala on Saturday morning. He also performed the thulabharam ritual for which the temple authorities had reportedly arranged over 100 kg of lotus flowers. The ritual…

Saket Kumar appointed PS to Home Minister Amit Shah

IAS officer Saket Kumar was Friday appointed as private secretary to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, a government order said. Kumar’s appointment has been approved till July 29, 2023, by the competent authority, the order issued by the Personnel Ministry…

Maharashtra fixes 30-minute lunch time for govt staff

The Maharashtra government has issued a circular fixing a 30-minute slot for lunch between 1 pm and 2 pm during working days for its employees across the state. The slot has been fixed in view of complaints that officers and…

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