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Maharashtra Higher and Technical Education Minister Uday Samant has reportedly joined the Eknath Shinde faction at Guwahati in Assam. As per reports, the minister from Shiv Sena is said to be not reachable. Samant is the eighth state minister to join the Shinde camp. He has reportedly boarded a flight to Guwahati from Surat.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 03:39 pm on 26 Jun
Amid Maharashtra's ongoing political crisis, Centre has provided 'Y+' category security cover of armed CRPF personnel to 15 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs who joined Eknath Shinde's camp. This comes after Shinde wrote to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil and others, alleging security cover provided to the family members of the rebel MLAs had been withdrawn.
short by Ria Kapoor / 01:29 pm on 26 Jun
BJP leader Ghanshyam Lodhi has won the Rampur Lok Sabha byelection after defeating SP candidate Asim Raza, BJP leaders have claimed. Lodhi, a former SP MLC, had joined the BJP ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly election. The seat fell vacant after its sitting MP Azam Khan resigned and successfully contested the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 02:40 pm on 26 Jun
SAD (Amritsar) candidate Simranjit Singh wins Mann's Sangrur Lok Sabha seat
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) candidate Simranjit Singh Mann on Sunday said he has won the Sangrur Lok Sabha bypoll. "This is a great win...We've defeated all national parties," he added. Simranjit reportedly beat his AAP rival Gurmail Singh by a margin of over 7,000 votes. Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann had won the Sangrur seat in 2014 and 2019 parliamentary elections.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 02:37 pm on 26 Jun
PM Narendra Modi during his 'Mann Ki Baat' address on Sunday said people hardly thought of startups in the space sector in India, however, the number of such startups has crossed 100 today. He went on to mention a few startups such as Agnikul, Skyroot, Dhruva Space and Dignatara and what they are doing in this arena.
short by Ridham Gambhir / 02:36 pm on 26 Jun
Tripura CM Manik Saha wins Assembly bypoll; Cong wins Agartala
short by Saurabh Sinha / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
Newly-appointed Tripura CM Manik Saha won the by-election to the Town Bardowali Assembly seat by a margin of more than 6,000 votes over the rival Congress candidate. The BJP won the Jubarajnagar seat and stood well ahead in Surma at the end of eighth round of counting. Congress' Sudip Roy Barman defeated BJP's Ashok Sinha in Agartala.
short by Saurabh Sinha / 02:18 pm on 26 Jun
Counting of votes on for 3 LS, 7 Assembly seats; SP ahead in UP
short by Saurabh Sinha / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
Counting of votes is underway for bypolls to three Lok Sabha seats and seven Assembly seats. According to early trends, Samajwadi Party is leading in both parliamentary seats in Uttar Pradesh - Azamgarh and Rampur. In Punjab's Sangrur, the parliamentary seat vacated by CM Bhagwant Mann, AAP is trailing behind Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar).
short by Saurabh Sinha / 12:01 pm on 26 Jun
Shekhawat conspired with Sachin Pilot to topple my govt: Raj CM Gehlot
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Sunday accused Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat of horse-trading in 2020 as part of a conspiracy to topple the former's government. "You (Shekhawat) also took the name of Sachin Pilot and it is clear that you have conspired with him," Gehlot added. Gehlot's allegations came after Shekhawat said that Sachin Pilot had "missed the opportunity".
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 04:10 pm on 26 Jun
Long queues and a huge crowd was seen at the newly opened IKEA store in Bengaluru over the weekend. The outlet which opened in Nagasandra, saw a waiting time of around three hours for people to enter the store. Several users took to Twitter to share visuals of the overcrowded store. Reportedly, around 25,000 people visited the store on Saturday.
short by Ridham Gambhir / 01:25 pm on 26 Jun
In a first, the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) used special robots to douse massive fire at a three-storey plastic godown in Delhi's Samaypur Badli area near Rohini Jail on Sunday. The robots were inducted into the DFS soon after the Mundka fire tragedy last month. Apart from the robots, 23 fire tenders were also rushed to the site.
short by Anmol Sharma / 01:52 pm on 26 Jun
PM Narendra Modi, during his 'Mann Ki Baat' address on Sunday, said that during the Emergency imposed in 1975, attempts were made to ''crush democracy'' in India. He stated, "I remember, when...Kishore Kumar refused to praise government...he was banned. He wasn't allowed on radio." PM Modi added, "Despite several of Indians in Democracy could not be shaken."
short by Anmol Sharma / 11:54 am on 26 Jun
6 injured after fire breaks out at grocery shop in Ghaziabad
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
At least six persons were injured after a fire broke out at a grocery shop in Ghaziabad's Khoda, police said. "Fire tenders were immediately deployed to douse the blaze," a fire department official said. Illegal refilling of cylinders caused the fire, police said, adding that several LPG cylinders and gas filling pipes were recovered from the spot.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 03:07 pm on 26 Jun
After PM Narendra Modi arrived in Germany's Munich to attend G7 summit, a picture of him with a rainbow in background has gone viral on social media. "When nature welcomes the leader of 1.3 billion Indians with its 'satrangi avatar'," the government said while sharing the picture. "Even nature couldn't hold itself back," BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra reacted.
short by Arshiya Chopra / 03:16 pm on 26 Jun
BJP leader Tarun Chugh has said that the countdown to the TRS-ruled state government's exit has begun. "The countdown has begun for your (TRS) government from today. It's time to say goodbye after 529 days," Chugh said during a press conference in Hyderabad. Chugh also alleged that the state government hasn't reduced fuel prices despite the Centre reducing them twice.
short by Mohammad Anab / 01:12 pm on 26 Jun
Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, took to Twitter to say, "How long will you hide in Guwahati, you have to come back to Chowpatty." Raut shared the tweet along with an image of Maharashtra Assembly Deputy Speaker Narhari Zirwal. Zirwal has reportedly served notices to 16 rebel MLAs on the Sena disqualification plea.
short by Ria Kapoor / 01:36 pm on 26 Jun
Delhi govt organises drive to resolve pending pension cases
short by Mohammad Anab / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
The Delhi government is conducting a special drive to resolve the pending pension cases of the state government employees. The decision was taken in a meeting where it was observed that a large number of cases are pending due to administrative delays like the issuance of retirement orders, officials said. Notably, the drive will conclude on July 15.
short by Mohammad Anab / 12:41 pm on 26 Jun
2 brothers, aged 3 & 4, drown in a village pond in Madhya Pradesh
short by Mohammad Anab / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
Two minor brothers, aged three and four years, drowned in a village pond in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district. The two deceased were playing in the pond during the rains but didn't return home for a long time, an official from the Damua Police Station said. Later, their family members found their bodies floating in the pond, he added.
short by Mohammad Anab / 04:07 pm on 26 Jun
Australian CEO robbed of valuables worth ₹1.8 lakh in Bengaluru
short by Deepika Bhatt / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
A 38-year-old CEO of two Australian companies was allegedly attacked by four men who robbed him of valuables worth ₹1.8 lakh during his business visit to Bengaluru. The man said the accused stole his three bags, electronic gadgets, mobile phones and wallets. He alleged that police didn't register a case even after 14 hours.
short by Deepika Bhatt / 03:40 pm on 26 Jun
The Statue of Equality in Hyderabad has been booked by the Department of Legal Metrology after a consumer made a complaint, alleging that the 'prasadam' packets being sold at the establishment did not show the weight, manufacturing date, expiry date and quantity of the product. Assistant Controller of Legal Metrology said an action report was submitted to the Controller.
short by Ria Kapoor / 02:58 pm on 26 Jun
A 19-year-old woman was allegedly shot at by her stalker after refusing to speak to him at the IMT Manesar area on Saturday morning. According to the police, the accused had made several advances in order to befriend her from their school days, which she had rejected. "We had to approach his family six months back," the woman's father said.
short by Nakul Ahuja / 04:00 pm on 26 Jun
Truck carrying 20,000 kg cement catches fire on Thane's Manpada Bridge
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
A truck carrying 20,000 kilograms of cement caught fire near Lifecare Hospital on the Manpada flyover bridge in Thane on Sunday morning. As per reports, no injuries were reported in the incident and the driver of the truck was rescued by first-responders. The truck was reportedly on its way to Mira Road from Mulund.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 03:21 pm on 26 Jun
Indian Air Force took to Twitter to share multiple videos of efforts being made to provide relief material to flood-hit Assam and Meghalaya. "In continuation of HADR efforts to provide relief...IAF has airlifted 96 tonnes of relief material on 25 June, 2022 using various aerial platforms, flying 37 hours in 46 sorties," the tweet read.
short by Ria Kapoor / 12:35 pm on 26 Jun
A 31-year-old trekker from Pune was killed in landslide on Sinhagad Fort in Pune on Saturday afternoon. Police said search was launched for him after he could not be located on the track. His body was found trapped under debris on Saturday night. He was one of the participants of the hill marathon that was being held at the fort.
short by Ria Kapoor / 04:18 pm on 26 Jun
Hyderabad Police increase vigil to check entry of illegal cattle
short by Disha Jana / on 26 Jun 2022,Sunday
Hyderabad Police have set up check posts across the city to prevent the entry of illegal cattle. Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand said that these posts will be guarded by officials from the Animal Husbandry Department, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and the local police. Police have also asked GHMC to set up more animal shelters for seized cattle.
short by Disha Jana / 02:44 pm on 26 Jun
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Mayor Vijayalaxmi Gadwal has asked officials to be vigilant to solve monsoon-related issues faced by city residents on a priority basis. Gadwal directed officials to inspect the removal of garbage from drains and take steps to prevent any kind of accidents at stormwater drains. Warning boards should be put up near all drains, she added.
short by Disha Jana / 03:47 pm on 26 Jun
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