12 Jun, 22:59 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, June 12, chaired a review meeting on the fire tragedy in Kuwait in which a number of Indian nationals died and many were injured. PM Modi also announced ex-gratia relief of Rs 2 lakh to the families of the deceased India nationals from the Prime Minister Relief Fund.

12 Jun, 22:02 (IST)

A fresh encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir today, June 12. The encounter broke out in the Gandoh area of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda.

12 Jun, 20:45 (IST)

Joe Phaahla, Health Minister of South Africa, said that the country is on high alert following the outbreak of monkeypox in May, with five laboratory-confirmed cases, including one death. Phaahla also said that all five patients diagnosed with monkeypox, also known as Mpox, three from KwaZulu-Natal Province and two from Gauteng Province, were men between the ages of 30 and 39 with no history of travel.

12 Jun, 19:00 (IST)

Maharashtra Congress suspended Former MLC Naraynrao Munde from the party for six years today, June 12. According to the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Narayan Munde was suspended for six years for being involved in anti-party activity in the recently concluded Lok Sabha Elections.

12 Jun, 17:30 (IST)

BJP leader Mohan Charan Majhi today, June 12, took oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha in Bhubaneswar. Governor Raghubar Das administered the oath to office to Mohan Charan Majhi. After taking oath as Odisha CM, Majhi was seen hugging Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Mohan Charan Majhi Takes Oath as Odisha CM

12 Jun, 15:44 (IST)

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today, June 12, expressed deep shock over the tragic fire incident in Kuwait City, which has resulted in dozens of deaths, including of many Indian nationals. "Deeply shocked by the news of the fire incident in Kuwait city. There are reportedly over 40 deaths and over 50 have been hospitalised. Our Ambassador has gone to the camp. We are awaiting further information," Jaishankar posted on X.

12 Jun, 13:49 (IST)

A mental hospital in Chandigarh's sector 32 received a bomb threat via email today, June 12. The mental health institute's building has been evacuated, and the police are conducting an investigation. Additionally, a bomb disposal squad has been deployed to the scene.

12 Jun, 12:04 (IST)

TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu was sworn in as the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister today in a swearing-in ceremony held at IT Park in Vijayawada. 

12 Jun, 10:35 (IST)

The First Session of the 18th Lok Sabha, scheduled from June 24 to July 3, will focus on the oath-taking ceremony for newly elected Members, the election of the Speaker, and discussions on the President's Address. Meanwhile, the 264th Session of the Rajya Sabha will convene from June 27 to July 3, as announced by Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Wednesday, June 12.

12 Jun, 08:07 (IST)

In the wake of a terror attack in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, traffic movement has been suspended on the Bhadarwah-Pathankot Highway. The suspension comes as a result of the ongoing search and cordon operation in the region.

Mumbai, June 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi on June 18 to address a farmers' conference. Dilip Patel, president of the BJP's Kashi region, said this will be the first visit of PM Modi to Varanasi after the formation of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government for the third time at the Centre. BJP leader Amit Shah assumed charge as Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation today, June 11, in New Delhi.

Shah took charge of the Home Ministry for the second consecutive term. He has been holding the Home Minister's post since 2019. Ahead of the International Day of Yoga on June 21, PM Narendra Modi urged people in the country to reiterate their commitment to making yoga an integral part of their lives. Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday said that Vice President Saulos Chilima and nine others were killed in a plane crash. Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist Shot Dead by Security Forces After Terror Attack on Saida Sukhal Village in Kathua.

The development came a few minutes after the wreckage of the military plane that carried Saulos Chilima was found in a mountainous area in the north of the country. Chakwera also said that there were no survivors of the crash.  Mohan Charan Majhi, BJP leader Mohan Charan Majhi, will be the new chief minister of Odisha. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced the decision in Odisha on Tuesday. Mohan Charan Majhi, who won the Keonjhar assembly seat and became an MLA, was selected for the top post during the saffron party's legislature meeting.

On Tuesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi would have lost the Lok Sabha elections by two or three lakh votes if his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had contested the General polls from Varanasi. Gandhi also said that INDIA Bloc parties fought the election unitedly to reduce the strength of the BJP-led NDA in the parliament. Hunter Biden Convicted in Federal Gun Trial: US President Joe Biden’s Son Found Guilty of All Three Felonies in Gun Case.

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir killed a terrorist during an encounter after ultras opened fire at a village in Kathua district. A police official said that terrorists had earlier struck Saida Sukhal village near Koota Mode in the Hiranagar sector.