05 Jul, 23:26 (IST)

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold a meeting with the District Election Officers (DEOs) of Jammu and Kashmir on July 10 as the preparations for holding the Assembly elections in the Union Territory gets underway. Jammu and Kashmir's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said that the meeting will be conducted via video conferencing and will address essential election preparations.

05 Jul, 21:49 (IST)

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Tamil Nadu president Armstrong was allegedly hacked to death by an unidentified mob of six people near his residence in Perambur, Chennai. The incident was confirmed by Chennai police, who launched a search for the accused. "The incident took place in Sembium police jurisdiction," Chennai Police officials said.BSP Tamil Nadu President Hacked to Death

05 Jul, 19:59 (IST)

The Kerala government, led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, held a meeting on Friday to discuss issues related to amoebic meningoencephalitis. CM Vijayan instructed people to avoid swimming in unclean water bodies and emphasized that swimming pools must be properly chlorinated.

05 Jul, 18:34 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to embark on his visit to Moscow next week, is expected to discuss issues of regional and global importance with Russian President Vladimir Putin, comfirmed Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra on Friday.

05 Jul, 16:34 (IST)

Kerala is set to host what it termed the country's first International GenAI Conclave on July 11-12 in the city of Kochi, co-hosted by IBM India. With an expected number of delegates going up to 1,000, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said this upcoming event is vital for Kerala's innovation landscape.

05 Jul, 14:42 (IST)

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu met with Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in the national capital on Friday. "Had a wonderful meeting with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Chandrababu Naidu Garu, in New Delhi today," Rajnath Singh posted on X.

05 Jul, 14:03 (IST)

A major fire broke out at a shop inside Logix Mall in Sector 32 in Noida on Friday morning around 11am, officials said. Ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire was doused by 12.30 pm.

05 Jul, 11:42 (IST)

Following heavy rain and landslides, 77 roads were closed in Himachal Pradesh on Friday, said authorities. Also due to the rain, 236 electricity supply schemes are disrupted and 19 water supply schemes have been hampered in the state today.

05 Jul, 09:55 (IST)

Rishi Sunak conceded defeat to the Labour Party as Keir Starmer will become Britain's next prime minister, with his centre-left party winning the parliamentary election, ending 14 years of often tumultuous Conservative government by trouncing Conservative Party.

05 Jul, 08:13 (IST)

Lok Sabha Leader of Opposition Rahul Gandhi on Friday morning left for Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras, where a stampede during a religious gathering killed 121 people and injured 31. The Congress leader first stopped at Pilakhna village in Aligarh to meet some of the victims’ families.

Mumbai, July 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met India's T20 World Cup-winning squad at his residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in Delhi on Thursday, July 4. After the meeting, PM Modi said he had a "memorable conversation" with the squad and called it an "excellent meeting." The Rohit Sharma-led team visited PM Modi's residence in the morning after returning from Barbados.

NCP MP Supriya Sule on Thursday accused the Eknath Shinde-led MahaYuti government of playing "jumla" politics in the run-up to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, which are slated for September-October this year. Notably, the MahaYuti government's slew of announcements in the Budget, including the Mukhyamantri Ladki Bahin Yojana, triggered Sule's outburst. Hemant Soren To Be Face of INDIA Bloc in Jharkhand Assembly Elections, Says Congress.

The NCP leader also asked the BJP to clarify its position on the corruption charges against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar. On Thursday, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in Delhi. Mukesh Ambani invited the Congress leaders to his son Anant Ambani's wedding with Radhika Merchant. Hemant Soren, executive president of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), was sworn in as the 13th Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Thursday.

Jharkhand Governor CP Radhakrishnan administered Soren the oath of office and secrecy. Maulana Yasoob Abbas, General Secretary of the All India Shia Personal Law Board, said on Thursday that the board is against the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) as it is a matter of "belief." The general secretary also said they would meet PM Narendra Modi to raise concerns over the UCC and that it shouldn't be allowed or implemented in the country. Telangana CM Revanth Reddy Calls on PM Narendra Modi; Discusses State Issues (See Pics).

Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani was discharged from the Apollo Hospital on Thursday, July 4, after being admitted on Wednesday night. The 96-year-old former deputy prime minister was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Sarita Vihar and was under the observation of Dr Vinit Suri.