The battle for West Bengal is crucial for both the TMC and the main rival BJP. For the BJP it is a gateway to cement its Hindutva ideology in eastern India and also prestige battle as it is the land where Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was born. For the TMC, it is a battle for survival. For the residents, of the state, the poll results will determine whether the present policy of appeasement of infiltratoes will continue or whether the NRC will be implemented in future.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with Union Ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and BJP President JP Nadda at his official residence on Monday night.
Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has been summoned on June 16 by the new SIT constituted in the Kotkapura shooting case. Parkash Singh Badal, however, has informed that he will not appear before the SIT as his health has deteriorated. SAD spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema has confirmed his ill health.
After the victory in the West Bengal assembly elections, Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee is emphasizing on the expansion of the party in other states.
The Monsoon has started in most of the states of the country. Rarely does the monsoon reach the western Himalayan region before June 25. But this time the monsoon has reached the hilly areas earlier than usual.
The Uttarakhand government has decided to extend the COVID-19 lockdown for a week from today. The lockdown was earlier scheduled to end on June 15, but has now been extended till June 22.
As soon as the Galwan Valley clash at the LAC in Ladakh is mentioned everyone remembers the night of June 15-16 when Indian army soldiers thrashed the PLA soldiers of China.
Slowly the monsoon is reaching every nook and corner of the country. Monsoon rains have occurred in many states after reaching Kerala on June 3. The whole of south India is drenched in the monsoon rain.
Normal life is getting back on track as the coronavirus pandemic subsides. Markets, malls and shopping complexes will be fully opened in the capital Delhi from Monday.
INLD supremo and former Haryana Chief Minister Omprakash Chautala's car was involved in an accident in front of the SGT University near village Budheda on Sunday afternoon.
The Cabinet Committee on Security is considering a proposal of about Rs 50,000 crore for indigenous construction of three nuclear submarines. These submarines will be built by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) in Visakhapatnam.