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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Delhi after concluding his two-day visit to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan where he participated in the SCO Summit 2019. The Telangana Cabinet is likely to see an expansion after June 19. On 5 policemen shot dead in Jharkhand's Saraikela district on Friday, the Kolhan DIG, K Dwivedi said, "We've inspected the spot. Prima facie it seems that maoists ambushed and attacked them. 2 officers and 3 jawans died, driver returned safely. Jawans had retaliated & Maoists were reportedly injured. A search operation is on.
Here are all the latest news of the day:
NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant after the 5th meeting of the Governing Council in Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister especially mentioned that the Forest Act needs a few changes. MP, Goa and many other states said that production in the mining sector has been at a decline. pic.twitter.com/WKVEhieVda— ANI (@ANI) June 15, 2019
8.30 pm: NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant after the 5th meeting of the Governing Council in Delhi: States had a request that govt of India should review guidelines of State Disaster Response Fund, and we will be doing it in cooperation with Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Agriculture
Telangana: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal today. 152 cadets were awarded President’s Commission as they passed through the portals of Academy parade ground. pic.twitter.com/Njubr8QpGz— ANI (@ANI) June 15, 2019
7.20 pm: AN 32 Aircraft rescue update: The rescue team of 17 IAF, Army Special Force and civilian members present at the crash site. The rescue operations are being curtailed due to incessant rains and heavy clouding. No helicopter could fly today due to bad weather.
7.15 pm: Election Commission: By-elections to be held for six vacant seats of Bihar, Odisha and Gujarat on 5th July 2019.
7.00 pm: Manab Bandyopadhyay, Press Secretary to Governor of West Bengal, Keshari Nath Tripathi: Governor, today, wrote to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee advising her to take immediate steps to provide security to doctors, & quick investigation of the incidents of assault on doctors.
6:30 pm: I do not want to invoke Essential Services Maintenance (ESMA) Act in the state. I want the junior doctors to resume work as we have accepted all their demands: Mamata
5:50 pm: A new Terror Monitoring Group (TMG) has been constituted by Ministry of Home Affairs, recently with Addl. DGP CID J&K, as its Chairman besides representatives from IB, NIA, CBI, CBIC, CBDT & ED as its members: Sources
5:35 pm: A man who was arrested under POCSO Act died after he jumped off the 6th floor of Dindoshi Sessions Court, Mumbai in an attempt to flee, earlier today.
4.57 pm: External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar met Vice President of Vietnam Mme. Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh, in Tajikistan's Dushanbe.
4.48 pm: India Meteorological Department: Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Vayu lay centred at 1530 hrs IST today, about 335 km west-southwest of Porbandar (Gujarat) and is currently moving away from the coast.
4.43 pm: Health Minister of Bihar, Mangal Pandey on outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in state: We are trying everything & anything that can save children's lives, everything is being made available from medicines to doctors. We have even called a doctor and nurses from AIIMS,Patna
PM at NITI Aayog meeting: Union Government's commitment to double incomes of farmers by 2022 requires focus on fisheries, animal husbandry, horticulture, fruits&vegetables. Benefits of PM-KISAN-KisanSammanNidhi-&other farmer centric schemes should reach beneficiaries within time pic.twitter.com/4qXH0jhRuc— ANI (@ANI) June 15, 2019
4.24 pm: Woman thrashed by brother of Congress Councillor Rakesh Chaudhary & his aides case: All the six accused in the case have been sent to 2-day police remand.
4.20 pm: PM Modi at the 5th meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog in Delhi: Export sector vital for boosting income and employment; States should focus on export promotion. Newly created Jal Shakti Ministry will help provide integrated approach to water.
#WATCH Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the 5th meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog in Delhi. Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee & Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh are not present at the meeting. pic.twitter.com/CjOfaHVcpP— ANI (@ANI) June 15, 2019
4.10 pm: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami met Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, today.
4.05 pm: People facing acute water crisis in Chennai after borewells go dry in the city. Locals have installed hand-pumps near Marina Beach to extract groundwater.
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the 5th meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog. pic.twitter.com/99JGEEZwiX— ANI (@ANI) June 15, 2019
3.50 pm: Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur held Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting with trade unions today in connection with the forthcoming General Budget 2019-20.
2.30 pm: Officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence have seized 944.7 kg Cannabis from a lorry in Hyderabad outskirts.
1.15 pm: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and Minister of State for External Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs, V Muraleedharan, met Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today to discuss the progress of ongoing road and infrastructure projects in the state.
1 pm: The police have arrested a man for kidnapping and murdering a CA first year student in Shakarpur on Saturday.
12.26 pm: Vinayak Bhaurao Raut has been appointed as the group leader of Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party in Lok Sabha. Shiv Sena has a strength of 18 members in 17th Lok Sabha.
12.10 pm: Senior Republican Party of India leader, Avinash Mahtekar to take oath as A minister in Maharashtra government's cabinet expansion tomorrow.
12 pm: Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy met Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in Delhi, earlier today.
11.10 am: London court sets Julian Assange extradition hearing for February 2020.
11 am: Trinamool Congress workers Khairuddin Sheikh and Sohel Rana died after bomb was hurled at their house last night in Murshidabad. Milan Sheikh, Khairuddin's son says, "We were sleeping,suddenly our house was bombed. They shot my father. Few days back my uncle was also killed. Congress is behind this."
10.20 am: Indian Medical Association (IMA) delegation meets Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan over the ongoing strike of doctors in West Bengal.
9 am: Coimbatore ISIS module case: Three terror suspects have been sent to judicial custody till June 28 by a Magistrate Court.
8.10 am: Doctor from Karnataka pursuing MD at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences commits suicide after being denied leave for his sister's wedding, by HOD. Doctors have gone on strike in protest in Haryana.
8.05 am: Resident Doctors Association, AIIMS have issued an ultimatum of 48 hours to West Bengal Govt to meet demands of the striking doctors there, failing which they would be forced to resort to indefinite strike at AIIMS.
8 am: The seath toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rises to 66 (55 at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital and 11 at Kejriwal Hospital) in Muzaffarpur.
7. 10 am: Kolhan DIG Kuldeep Dwivedi on 5 policemen shot dead in Saraikela dist y'day: We'll also make efforts to ensure that such incidents don't occur again. Weapons of the security forces were also looted, 3 INSAS rifles and 2 pistols were looted.
Kolhan DIG Kuldeep Dwivedi on 5 policemen shot dead in Saraikela dist y'day: We'll also make efforts to ensure that such incidents don't occur again. Weapons of the security forces were also looted, 3 INSAS rifles and 2 pistols were looted. #Jharkhand https://t.co/TEXgpk4Zwq— ANI (@ANI) June 15, 2019
6.57 am: A fire broke out in a pesticide factory and spread to an adjacent factory in Mohkampur industrial area on Saturday morning. As many as nine fire tenders are present at the spot. Fire fighting operations are underway.