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"Shocking, Fabricated": Bengal Government Slams Governor Over Letter Leak

"Shocking, Fabricated": Bengal Government Slams Governor Over Letter Leak

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Kolkata

The West Bengal government attacked Governor Jagdeep Dhankar today for publicising his letter to Mamata Banerjee criticising her in very strong terms over the post-poll violence in the state.

Cases Rising, Jharkhand Declares Black Fungus An Epidemic

Cases Rising, Jharkhand Declares Black Fungus An Epidemic

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Ranchi

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday declared Mucormycosis an epidemic amid the rising number of cases in the state.

CCTV Footage Of 2 Suspects Released 5 Months After Blast Near Israel Embassy In Delhi

CCTV Footage Of 2 Suspects Released 5 Months After Blast Near Israel Embassy In Delhi

Written by Neeta Sharma , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

The NIA today released CCTV footage showing two men suspected to be involved in a blast near the Israel Embassy in January. The agency has announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest of each suspect.

Now, Congress's Manish Tewari Faces Farmers' Protest In Punjab

Now, Congress's Manish Tewari Faces Farmers' Protest In Punjab

Written by Mohammad Ghazali , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Chandigarh

Villagers in Punjab's Anandpur Sahib protested against MP Manish Tewari for his party's alleged lack of support for farmers in the matter of the three controversial Central farm laws against which they have been protesting for months.

Mizoram Allocates Funds For Relief to Myanmar People Who Crossed Over

Mizoram Allocates Funds For Relief to Myanmar People Who Crossed Over

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Aizawl

Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga today said his government has sanctioned money for providing relief to the people from Myanmar who have taken refuge in the state.

Twitter Appoints Interim Official for Compliance, Says Will Share Details

Twitter Appoints Interim Official for Compliance, Says Will Share Details

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

Twitter has appointed an interim Chief Compliance Officer as mandated by the Centre's new laws, the social media platform said in a statement this evening. The details of the official will soon be shared be shared with the IT Ministry.

Maharashtra's Ruling Alliance Will Continue Working Under Uddhav Thackeray: Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra's Ruling Alliance Will Continue Working Under Uddhav Thackeray: Ajit Pawar

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Pune

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar today said the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) will work under the leadership of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and that is the only "formula as of now" for the top post.

Chirag Paswan Lacks Experience, Made Blunder In Bihar Polls: Party MP

Chirag Paswan Lacks Experience, Made Blunder In Bihar Polls: Party MP

Asian News International | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Patna (Bihar)

Chirag Paswan was removed from the post of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) national president after an emergency meeting of the party's national working committee.

Rs 20 Crore Online Scam Busted, 8 'Smartphone-Obsessed' Racketeers Held

Rs 20 Crore Online Scam Busted, 8 'Smartphone-Obsessed' Racketeers Held

Written by Neeta Sharma , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

A Union Home Ministry team, with help from several police departments, has busted a major online fraud racket and recovered hundreds of smartphone handsets that the scamsters had invested in.

"Continued Silence": Governor To Mamata Banerjee On Post-Poll Violence

"Continued Silence": Governor To Mamata Banerjee On Post-Poll Violence

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today, alleging that she has been silent over post-poll violence in the state and has not taken steps to rehabilitate and compensate the suffering people.

Appointed Interim Chief Compliance Officer: Twitter On New IT Rules

Appointed Interim Chief Compliance Officer: Twitter On New IT Rules

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

Twitter on Tuesday said it has appointed an interim Chief Compliance Officer and the details of the official will be shared with the IT Ministry directly soon.

Assam Curfew Now Till June 22, Curbs Eased For 8 Districts With Low Covid Counts

Assam Curfew Now Till June 22, Curbs Eased For 8 Districts With Low Covid Counts

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Guwahati

The Assam government has extended the curfew imposed to prevent the spread of Covid till June 22, while allowing some relaxations in eight districts reporting low daily case counts.

Governor Trying To Compare Bengal's Situation With Israel-Palestine War: Trinamool

Governor Trying To Compare Bengal's Situation With Israel-Palestine War: Trinamool

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Kolkata

The Trinamool Congress said that West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is trying to show a situation that a war is going on in Bengal like the one on between Palestine and Israel.

Finance Ministry To Meet With Infosys Over New Income-Tax Portal Glitches

Finance Ministry To Meet With Infosys Over New Income-Tax Portal Glitches

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

Finance Ministry officials will meet an Infosys team next Tuesday to sort out the matter of glitches in the new income-tax portal developed by the technology giant. Inputs from various stakeholders have been invited ahead of the interaction.

Innovative Farmer Grows Apples In Maharashtra's Nashik District

Innovative Farmer Grows Apples In Maharashtra's Nashik District

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Nashik

Apple in India is generally associated with Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, but an enterprising farmer in Maharashtra's Nashik district has successfully cultivated the popular fruit in his farm.