News Alerts! Arvind Subramanian has stepped down from his post of Chief Economic Advisor

18:48 pm Suriname: President Ram Nath Kovind receives ceremonial welcome at Presidential Palace in Paramaribo, meets President of Suriname, Dési Bouterse. He is the first President of India to visit Suriname

18:43 pm Belgium: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Brussels for the last leg of her four-nation visit to Italy, France, Luxembourg and Belgium.

18: 32 PM We asked by when will the security scenario change in Jammu & Kashmir and an atmosphere will be created by the Govt of India and Governor so that elections can be held: Ghulam Nabi Azad, Congress

18:18 pm What I said on Eid was misinterpreted. I follow Sufism in which one is not even allowed to cut a tree branch, how can I say a person should be cut. Hindus & Muslims stay peacefully in Bijapur, some anti-social elements have been trying to incite violence: Maulana SM Tanveer Hasmi

18:16 pm Top officials of Bank Of Maharashtra including it’s CMD &executive director were arrested in connection with wrong disbursement of an amount to a Pune based builder DS Kulkarni sent to police custody till 27 June. 2 more officials have been arrested from Jaipur and Ahmedabad.

17:28 pm Delhi: Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Hassan met Congress President Rahul Gandhi, says, “It was a formal courtesy meeting. We spoke about Tamil Nadu politics.”

17:09 pm Rape case against Datti Maharaj: Brother of self the self styled godman Datti Maharaj arrived at Delhi Police’s Inter-State Cell Crime branch for questioning

16:34 pm I was very much in Delhi on the day of demonetization: Arvind Subramanian on being asked if he was present in the capital on the day of demonetization announcement. He also said that, ‘Soon the process will be started for choosing my successor, let us see how it turns out.’

16:14 pm It has been the best job I ever had or will ever have. It was enriching & exciting. I will go back with the happiest best memories of this tenure. I will always be committed to serving the country in future: Arvind Subramanian, outgoing Chief Economic Adviser

15: 44 pm Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has stepped down from his post and will return to the United States

15: 53 pm We are committed to supporting and strengthening Air India whatever its financial& liquidity requirements we’ll continue to support it like in the past. Alternate mechanism headed by Arun Jaitley is reviewing the situation&as required will take appropriate decision: J Sinha, Union Minister

14: 48 pm Fire broke out at a cardboard making factory in Gwalior, fire fighting operations underway

14:36 pm Luxembourg: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel

14:24 pm Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said that the imposition of Governor’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir will not interrupt the operations against terrorists

14:20 pm In a Facebook post Arun Jaitley informs about Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian’s decision to go back to the United States on account family commitments, adds that he had no option but to agree with Subramanian.

14:16 pm We have got the information that Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has given 15 lakh to Rohith Vemula’s family & on these terms, his brother was to be converted into Islam: N Ramchander Rao, BJP MLC

13:55 pm Top officials of Bank Of Maharashtra arrested in connection with wrongly disbursement of an amount to a Pune-based builder D S Kulkarni.

13: 49 pm Afghan official says at least 30 soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters targeted two checkpoints in western Badghis province in Afghanistan, reports The Associated Press.

13:30 pm Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) sent us two cheques of Rs 2.5 lakh out of which one has bounced. We informed them & they said they will directly provide us money so that we can buy a house: Radhika Vemula, Rohith Vemula’s mother

13:30 pm It’s true that Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) promised to provide me with money, but they haven’t used me for political gains. It was my wish to speak against PM Modi & if needed I will speak again in any of their meeting: Radhika Vemula, Rohith Vemula’s mother

13:17 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Central government is working to ensure the doubling of farmer’s income by 2022

13:13 pm Governor of Jammu & Kashmir NN Vohra holds a meeting with senior administration officers & security forces in Srinagar.

13: 05 pm The statements of Rohith Vemula’s mother are all before us, I believe there was an effort made to pressurise the mother to retract from what she had said, probably again on the pretext of giving her some money: Piyush Goyal

13: 03 pm I received info that even Congress President took them (Vemula’s family) to stages & asked them to make statements. It should be exposed what was the intention behind it & what was offered. Rahul Gandhi should apologise for doing petty politics on pillar of lies: Piyush Goyal

13:00 pm Before speaking about me, Harsimrat Kaur Badal should know what kind of statement her father-in-law has given in the past. At the time of Blue Star operation, he gave an interview & instigated the youth of Punjab. They all died because of him: Sukhpal Khaira, Aam Aadmi Party

12: 58 pm Indian Union Muslim League made fake promises to provide them Rs 20 lakh & asked them (Rohith Vemula’s family) to address their rallies & misrepresent the unfortunate incident & then not completed that promise. This is condemnable: Piyush Goyal

12: 54 pm I was anxious after reading Rohith Vemula’s mother’s statement. Till when some opposition parties will continue politics over it? The family is not financially stable & fake assurance of money was provided to a distressed mother for political purposes: Piyush Goyal

12:41 pm Those who say that horse trading is being done, are the ones who actually do it. We have no motive to do any kind of horse-trading in J&K: Ravinder Raina, J&K BJP chief on Omar Abdullah’s tweet .

12:15 pm Syama Prasad Mukherjee balidan divas is celebrated on 23 June every year, but this year a big rally will be organised & party president Amit Shah will also address the rally on June 23: Ravinder Raina, J&K BJP chief

12: 01 pm Election Commission had sought certain queries regarding our party. We have furnished all those details today. EC has said that very soon, the recognition to the party will be given: Kamal Haasan after meeting EC in Delhi

11: 59 am We only stopped our operations during Ramzan. But, we saw what happened. The imposing of Governor’s rule will not affect our operations. Our operations will go on like they used to. We don’t face any political interference: General Bipin Rawat, Army chief

11: 55 am Those who are attacking our party supporters will get imprisoned or bullets. We are counting every bullet which killed our workers: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh in Jalpaiguri.

11: 44 am Sterlite Vedanta approaches Madras High Court asking govt, district admin & pollution control board to provide minimum manpower & electricity for factory maintenance. Plea stated that they need power supply & access of authorised personnel to rectify the leakage of Sulphuric acid.

11: 32 am The opposition is trying to create hurdles at every juncture. But we are overcoming all the hurdles. When opposition parties make baseless allegations, everyone should come out & condemn such attempts: N Chandrababu Naidu, CM of Andhra Pradesh

11: 28 am I came to meet martyr’s family. I have spent some time here. One message I can take back from here is that here’s a family, here’s a martyr, who stands out as an inspiration for entire nation: Defence Min Nirmala Sitharaman after meeting family of Sepoy Aurangzeb in J&K’s Poonch

11: 01 am Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets the family of Sepoy Aurangzeb in J&K’s Poonch. Aurangzeb was abducted from Pulwama by terrorists and later his bullet-ridden body was recovered on June 14, Jammu And Kashmir

10: 54 am Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets the family of Sepoy Aurangzeb in J&K’s Poonch. Aurangzeb was abducted from Pulwama by terrorists and later his bullet-ridden body was recovered on June 14, Jammu And Kashmir

10: 49 am Subramanian Swamy approached SC mentioning that probe into the Aircel maxis case was being stalled because allegations are being raised against investigator Rajeshwar Singh. Court asked Swamy to again mention matter next week as judges on bench today cannot hear this matter.

10: 13 am Israeli fighter jets hit 25 targets in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire from the Palestinian territory, reports AFP.

9: 57 am Charbagh Hotel fire accident: An FIR has been registered against the owners & workers of SSJ International & Virat Hotels. Case has been registered under section IPC 285,337,338 & 304. 6 people died in the incident, while 5 people were injured. Lucknow

9: 45 am Pehle khaad ke liye lambi-lambi kataarein lagti thi. Lekin ab kisanon ko aasani se khaad mil rahi hai. Aaj kisanon ke liye 100% neem coating waala Urea desh mein uplabdh hai: PM Narendra Modi while addressing farmers via video conferencing.

9: 36 am Our govt is working to ensure that the incomes of our farmers doubles by 2022. For that we are facilitating needed assistance wherever required. We have faith in the farmers of India: PM Narendra Modi while addressing farmers via video conferencing.

9: 34 am I don’t think a new govt will be formed anytime soon. Uncertainties are there, but we are working on something & people will get to know about it: Kavinder Gupta, Former Deputy CM of Jammu And Kashmir

9: 11 am Assam Floods: Visuals from Assam’s Hailakandi . 20 people have died in the state due to flooding.

9: 09 am I request the Madhya Pradesh govt to constitute a cow ministry. The CM himself is a farmer & people like me will help him in this. I am getting full support from the public: Akhileshwaranand, MP Cabinet Minister

8: 29 am CBI has registered DA (Disproportionate Assets) case against Pune based Income tax (Audit) officer Rajendra Bhagwat Dond and his wife on charges of acquiring property during 2010-2016 through unknown source of income.

7: 20 am President Ram Nath Kovind has approved imposition of Governor’s rule in J&K with immediate effect

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