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Congress MLA apologises after Eid poster featuring cow sparks row
short by Nakul Ahuja / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
Congress' Bhongir MLA Kumbam Anil Kumar Reddy has apologised after his Eid post, which featured a cow sparked a controversy. The poster depicts a mosque sketched over the silhouette of a cow with a photo of Reddy and Congress leaders, including Sonia, Rahul Gandhi and Telangana CM Revanth Reddy. "Congress has once again hurt Hindu sentiments," said BJP's Raja Singh.
read more at Free Press Journal
Family business: Shehzad as Rahul leaves Wayanad seat for Priyanka
short by Nakul Ahuja / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
BJP leader Shehzad Poonawalla has reacted to Congress' Rahul Gandhi retaining the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat and announcing that his sister will contest the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat. "Congress is not a party but a family business, and this has been proved today. The mother has entered the Rajya Sabha...All three family members will be in parliament," he said.
read more at Hindustan Times
Will talk to Meiteis, Kukis to bridge gap in Manipur: Amit Shah
short by Deepika Bhatt / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday chaired a meeting with officials to review the security situation in violence-hit Manipur. "Home Ministry will talk to both the groups, Meiteis and Kukis, so as to bridge the ethnic divide, at the earliest," Shah said. The officials were also asked to increase the deployment of central forces in Manipur if needed.
read more at Hindustan Times
No student graduated from Punjab's White Medical College in 13 yrs
short by Nakul Ahuja / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
No student has graduated from Punjab's White Medical College (formerly called Chintpurni Medical College) in the last 13 years. Earlier this year, based on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana HC, the National Medical Commission (NMC) asked for all batches of MBBS students to move to other institutes due to subpar infrastructure and performance on a range of parameters.
Mother forces 20-month-old child to smoke cigarette, drink alcohol in Assam; detained
short by Deepika Bhatt / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
A mother has been detained for allegedly forcing her 20-month-old child to smoke a cigarette and drink alcohol in Assam. The police reached the woman's residence and rescued the child. The mother and the child are reportedly in the custody of the Child Welfare Committee and action will be taken after a thorough investigation.
read more at Free Press Journal
Indore's Shreyansh wins in national category of NICE's 'N' round
short by Arnab Mukherji / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
Shreyansh Sharma, a student of Indore's Acropolis Institute of Technology and Research, finished on the first spot among the national winners of National Inter-College Crossword Expedition (NICE) 2024's online 'N' round. Gaya College of Engineering's Prithvi Singh and IIT-Kharagpur's Akshay Kumar finished on the second and third spots respectively among the national winners.
read more at NICE 24
People have to leave trains, take cycles instead: Mamata on WB mishap
short by Nakul Ahuja / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
While reacting to the West Bengal train accident that left 15 dead and around 60 injured, CM Mamata Banerjee said there are several issues in the Railway Ministry. "What is happening in the railways today, no one knows. People have to leave trains and take cycles and bikes instead...Information about trains isn't given to people," she said.
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Why did Rahul Gandhi choose Raebareli seat as per experts?
short by Deepika Bhatt / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi chose Raebareli seat and left Wayanad seat likely because Uttar Pradesh has the maximum representation in Lok Sabha and Congress would like to send a message that Rahul is not abandoning the seat, experts said. The seat is a Congress stronghold and Sonia Gandhi represented it since 2004. Congress is focusing on 2027 UP Assembly polls.
Eid-ul-Azha celebrated successfully amid robust policing: UP DGP
short by Medhaa Gupta / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
Uttar Pradesh DGP Prashant Kumar has said that festival of Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated successfully due to "robust" policing and the cooperation of people and religious leaders. He added that as namaz was offered at Idgah, traffic and essential services were not disrupted. Moreover, the entire police arrangements were monitored through drones, he said.
Yediyurappa interrogated for over three hours by CID in POCSO case
short by System User / on Monday, 17 June, 2024
Former CM BS Yediyurappa faced an interrogation for over three hours by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in a POCSO case registered against him on Monday. According to CID sources, Yediyurappa arrived at the agency headquarters on Palace Road at 11 am and departed at 2:40 pm. Yediyurappa was questioned by a Deputy Superintendent of Police regarding the allegations.
read more at News Karnataka
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