- Congress MP from Kerala takes oath in Hindi(16 minutes ago)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A Congress MP from Kerala, Kodikunnil Suresh, surprised everyone on Monday by taking oath in Hindi as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha.
- Two militants killed in J&K gunfight (Lead)(12:04)
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Two militants were killed and three soldiers, including an Army officer, injured on Monday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.
- Six Maoists surrender in Jharkhand(11:58)
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Six Maoists, including two women commanders each carrying a bounty of Rs 5 lakh, surrendered before the police in Jharkhand's Dumka district on Monday.
- Bengal striking doctors want open door meeting with Mamata(11:44)
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) The striking junior doctors in West Bengal on Monday reiterated their demand to hold an open door meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in presence of "live media" and said they have not received any official invitation from the state government regarding any meeting.
- Modi, MP's take oath in 17th Lok Sabha(11:22)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other MPs on Monday took oath in the 17th Lok Sabha which will see the passing of the Union Budget and some key legislations including the Triple Talaq Bill being on top of the government's agenda.
- Punjab CM congratulates Indian hockey team(11:10)
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday congratulated Indian hockey team for thrashing South Africa 5-1 in the summit clash to win the FIH Series Finals hockey tournament.
- A 'power' shock for electricity consumers in UP(11:06)
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) Power consumers in Uttar Pradesh are in for a major post-poll shock with the UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) proposing a 25 per cent hike for domestic power consumers.
- Karnataka doctors on day-long strike, OPDs shut(10:18)
Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS) About 40,000 doctors, paramedics and nurses began a day-long strike on Monday in state-run and private hospitals across Karnataka in support of their West Bengal colleagues, seeking safety, security and protection at work, an official said.
- Blaze guts houseboats on Srinagar lake(10:00)
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Two houseboats afloat in the Nigeen Lake here in Jammu and Kashmir caught fire early on Monday and were completely destroyed, police said.
- Soldier injured in ceasefire violation in Poonch(09:52)
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was injured on Monday as Pakistan violated ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, defence sources said.
- Lucknow doctors go on 24-hour strike(09:22)
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) Health care services in the Uttar Pradesh capital were largely crippled on Monday as over 10,000 doctors proceeded on strike in support of their counterparts in West Bengal.
- Doctors on strike in Kerala(08:34)
Thiruvananthapuram, June 17 (IANS) Doctors in Kerala from both private and state-run hospitals went on a token strike on Monday in the wake of the recent assault on their counterparts in West Bengal.
- PM's top priority: Solve UP water crisis before 2022 polls (IANS Special)(07:58)
By Deepak Sharma
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) By 2021, a year before Uttar Pradesh goes to the polls, India's largest state would have enough water to quench the thirst of its over 20 crore people. After writing personal letters to UP's village pradhans to conserve water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now instructed Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to solve UP's "water crisis" within next two years.
- No meeting of opposition parties so far on floor strategy(01:42)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Even as the government called an all-party meeting ahead of the Parliament session on Sunday and the BJP parliamentary party executive met, no meeting of opposition parties has been held so far to decide the floor strategy.
- NDA will seek to fulfil 130 cr Indians' dreams: Modi (Lead)(00:26)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that BJP will be at the forefront of pro-people governance in the spirit of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas" and the NDA will look forward to fulfil the dreams of 130 crore Indians who have reposed their faith in it.