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Wagner head Prigozhin releases 11-minute audio file in first message since halting mutiny. He said Wagner had support in towns it went through during mutiny. The march showed serious security problems in the country, Prigozhin added.

The power regulator in Delhi has allowed distribution companies to increase power tariffs in the national capital. This comes after petitions were filed by the companies, seeking the hike in power rates.

Mandi-Kullu highway which was blocked due to a landslide near 7 Mile in Mandi has been opened after almost 20 hours.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, party president Mallikarjun Kharge and Telangana Congress leaders' meeting underway at the AICC office. 

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on Monday deferred hearing on Essel Group chairman Subhash Chandra and ZEE's Managing Director Punit Goenka's plea challenging market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India's (Sebi) interim order till June 27, reports ET

At least 10 people were killed and eight others injured in a head-on collision between two buses under Digapahandi police limit in Odisha's Ganjam district on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, the official said.

The NIA is conducting searches in more than half a dozen places in four Jammu and Kashmir districts as part of an investigation in a terror-related case, officials said on Monday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the friendship between India and the US is a force for global good and will make the planet better as well as more sustainable.

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Comedian and YouTuber Devraj Patel of 'Dil Se Bura Lagta Hai' fame dies in Chhattisgarh road accident

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India summons Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi over attacks on Sikh community

Following the recent attacks on Sikh community members in Pakistan, India summoned a senior diplomat of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi and lodged a strong protest against these incidents, said sources, according to media reports.
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EPFO extends deadline to apply for higher pension for members till July 11

The deadline to apply for higher EPS pension has been extended to July 11 from June 26, 2023. This is the third time that the EPFO has extended the deadline to apply for higher pension for Employees' Pension Scheme (EPS) subscribers. Originally, the deadline to apply for higher EPS pension was March 3, 2023.
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BJP's reaction to opposition meet in Patna shows it was a success: Omar Abdullah

National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said the reaction of the BJP leadership, including Union Home Minister Amit Shah, is proof that the meeting of opposition parties in Patna was a success.

He also said militancy will not come to an end in Jammu and Kashmir till the time the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is at the helm.

"Time will prove whether it (the opposition meet) was a photo shoot or not. If the entire BJP leadership, including the home minister who is the second most powerful person in the country, has issued a statement about the meeting, it gives you some idea about its success.

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First thing PM Modi should do is sack Manipur CM: Cong chief Mallikarjun Kharge

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the Manipur violence and said the first thing he should do is sack Chief Minister N Biren Singh if he is really concerned about the state. No amount of "propaganda" by the BJP-led government can cover up its "abject failure" in handling the Manipur situation, Kharge said.

He said reports indicate that Union Home Minister Amit Shah has finally spoken to Modi on the situation in the northeastern state and added, "For the last 55 days, Modiji did not say a word on Manipur. Every Indian is waiting for him to speak."

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Changing nature of violence in Manipur is a concern: CM Biren

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah has expressed concern over the changing nature of violence in the northeastern state. The union home minister is reportedly concerned over the shifting of violence and civil unrest from peripheral areas to districts in the Imphal valley.

"The changing nature of violence from exchange of fire in the peripheral areas to the civil unrest in the valley districts has become a matter of concern for Amit Shah ji," the chief minister told reporters here after his return from New Delhi late on Sunday night.

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Delhi police launches probe into flying drone near Akshardham Temple

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Contemporary position of President Putin is absolutely stable: Minister of Culture Mikhail Shvydkoy

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PM Narendra Modi to visit Madhya Pradesh on June 27, to flag off five Vande Bharat trains

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Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy, Jupally Krishna Rao, other BRS leaders join Congress meet

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Rain in Chandigarh brings down minimum temperature to 25 degrees Celsius

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Centre approves Rs 56,415 crores to 16 States for Capital Investment

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Telangana CM, BRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao along with cabinet ministers on way to Solapur, Maharashtra

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Around 301 roads have been affected due to flash floods in Himachal Pradesh: State PWD Minister

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BJP wants to sell the country, their double engines will soon vanish: Mamata Banerjee in Cooch Behar

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Key NCP leaders to take call on Ajit's desire for party role: Sharad Pawar

Days after Ajit Pawar appealed that he be assigned a role in the NCP organisation, party president Sharad Pawar on Monday said such a decision cannot be taken by one person and key party leaders will sit to take a call on it.

Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar, who is the nephew of Sharad Pawar, recently appealed to the party leadership to relieve him of the responsibility as Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly and assign him any role in the party organisation.

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Electricity usage above 200 units in Delhi to cost more, Atishi slams Centre

Power consumers in Delhi with monthly usage of over 200 units will have to pay more after an 8 per cent hike in the power purchase adjustment cost (PPAC), prompting Minister Atishi to allege that electricity is getting costlier in the city due to the Centre's "mismanagement".

Atishi, the power minister in the city government, told reporters on Monday that the hike will not impact consumers whose electricity consumption is 200 units or below. There will be a 8 per cent hike in PPAC surcharge in power bills of those consumers who do not get subsidy, she said.

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BSF trying to scare voters in Bengal's bordering areas: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the BSF of scaring voters in the bordering areas of the state at the "behest of the saffron camp" and asked police to keep a close watch on their activities.

Addressing a panchayat election rally in the bordering district, Banerjee said, Law and order is a state subject and the Centre has no role in it.

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First thing PM Modi should do is sack Manipur CM, says Kharge

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on the Manipur violence and said the first thing he should do is sack Chief Minister N Biren Singh if he is really concerned about the state.

No amount of propaganda by the BJP government can cover up its abject failure in handling the Manipur situation, Kharge said.

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Rajnath Singh arrives in Jammu, to address national security conclave

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here for a day-long visit during which he will address a national security conclave before reviewing with senior BJP leaders the political situation in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Monday.


First Published: Jun 26 2023 | 08:49 AM IST

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