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09:45 pm: West Bengal: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) summons Arnab Ghosh and Dilip Hazra, both Kolkata Police officers, to appear before them at the CBI office in Kolkata tomorrow.
09:40 pm: NIA sources: A two member NIA team has gone to Colombo, Sri Lanka in connection with two ISIS related cases being investigated by NIA.
06:18 pm: CBI: No second notice has been issued to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar.
05:04 pm: Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee has released a statement appealing to Congress president Rahul Gandhi to take back his resignation.
04:06 pm: Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP National General Secretary: Three MLAs and 50-60 Councillors are joining BJP today. Such joinings will continue in future also.
04:05 pm: BJP leader Mukul Roy and his son and suspended Trinamool legislator Subhrangshu Roy at BJP headquarters in Delhi.
04:04 pm: 16 Trinamool Congress Councillors of the Kanchrapara Municipality collectively withdraw from AITC Councillor' Party. Subhrangshu Roy, son of BJP leader Mukul Roy also withdraws his membership.
03:49 pm: Maharashtra Government allocates Rs 30 crore for cloud seeding during this year's monsoon.
03:48 pm: DMK President MK Stalin to attend Andhra Pradesh CM designate Jagan Mohan Reddy's swearing in ceremony on 30th May.
03:47 pm: DMK President MK Stalin had a telephonic conversation with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and requested him not to step down from presidential post.
03:46 pm: Supreme Court agrees to hear on Thursday plea of Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi seeking direction for maintaining status quo as it existed before Madras High Court order which curtailed her authority to act independently of elected government in April this year.
03:45 pm: Outgoing Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu has been invited to swearing-in ceremony of AP CM designate YS Jaganmohan Reddy, on 30th May in Vijayawada.
03:43 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: Exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces in Kokernag in Anantnag district.
12.49 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met former President Pranab Mukherjee today.
12.45 pm: BJP leaders LK Advani and Sumitra Mahajan pay tribute to Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary, at the Parliament.
11.50 am: My people are poor & backward. They need support of govt. I was disturbed that I couldn't give that to my people what I had intended to. My org voiced their opinion that we need not be there where we don't have respect & there's no talk of their rights, says Alpesh Thakor,Gujarat MLA. It was our decision & the voice of my conscience that we don't want to be here. We want to work for our people & the poor with help of the govt...Wait and watch, more than 15 MLAs are leaving Congress, everyone is distressed. More than half of the MLAs are upset.
11.49 am: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot also to meet Rahul Gandhi at 12 noon.
11.45 am: Baba Ramdev's statement on population control should be seen in a positive light. Population control laws are necessary for the development of the country, says BJP MP from Begusarai, Giriraj Singh.
11.28 am: Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot arrives at the residence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
11.23 am: Newly elected DMK MLAs take oath at the state secretariat in Chennai in the presence of party chied MK Stalin.
11.21 am: In the Hapur lynching case, the Supreme Court refuses to pass an order directing Uttar Pradesh government with respect to filling of the supplementary charge sheet.
11.20 am: At least 10 militants, including Taliban’s designated governor for Khwaja Sabz Posh district in Faryab, were killed in an operation by Afghan forces in the province, the 209 Shaheen Corps said in a statement, reports ANI.
11 am: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Randeep Singh Surjewala arrive at the residence of Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
10.54 am: Pandaveswar TMC MLA Jitendra Tiwari alleges BJP worker vandalised TMC office in Durgapur y'day, says, "BJP is doing tandav in Bengal. If BJP doesn't stop its workers,we'll retaliate,we won't sit silent'.You've won in Bengal but you can't break a TMC office."
10.51: Three Trinamool Congress MLAs to join BJP today, according to sources.
10.37 am: DGP DK Pandey on IED explosion in Saraikela, Jharkhand said, "IEDs were installed by naxals to affect election process. A joint op by CoBRA, Jharkhand Jaguar and Jharkhand Police is being done to clear the area."
1.30 am: Eight people have died after consuming spurious liquor in Barabanki's Ramnagar on Monday. Lekhpal, Sadar Badel, says, "I have got information that eight people have died in Ramnagar. Today, 3 people were admitted at the hospital out of which one person has passed away."
9.50 am: Payal Tadvi suicide case
Head of the Gynaecology department, BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai suspended until further notice. Payal Tadvi had committed suicide on May 22 after facing harassment at the hands of three senior doctors.
9.40 am: A bomb was hurled at the 'Vijay Rally' of BJP supporters, allegedly by TMC supporters, in Birbhum under Mayureswar police station limits yesterday. Police say no injuries were reported.
9.35 am: Fire broke out in computer room at Shree Mavli Mandal High School, in Thane West, today; Fire is being extinguished; No injuries/casualties reported.
9.30 am: An IED exploded at 4:53 am today in Kuchai area of Saraikella on the troops of 209 CoBRA and Jharkhand police who were out on special operations. 8 CoBRA personnel & 3 Jharkhand police personnel injured. The injured jawans have been brought to a hospital in Ranchi.
9.35 am: Several coaching centres are being run from buildings in Laxmi Nagar in East Delhi that have only one entry/exit point, electricity meters placed at the entrance and exposed wiring on the outside.
Delhi: Several coaching centres are being run from buildings in Laxmi Nagar in East Delhi that have only one entry/exit point, electricity meters placed at the entrance and exposed wiring on the outside. pic.twitter.com/shrC3XcyCk— ANI (@ANI) May 28, 2019
9.30 am: Andhra Pradesh: Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami and his family offered prayers at Lord Balaji temple in Tirumala, today.
9.10 am: Tarapur MLA Mewalal Choudhary and his wife and former MLA Neeta Choudhary have been injured in a gas cylinder explosion at their residence in Bihar's Tarapur, Munger last night. The two were taken to a hospital in Bhagalpur from were they have been referred to Patna.
8.30 am: President Donald Trump bid farewell Tuesday to Japan's Emperor Naruhito and flew to a US naval base to wrap up a symbolism-laden state visit reaffirming Washington's clout in Asia in the face of rising Chinese power.
8.20 am: Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar in Benagluru: I just know who won and who lost. I don't have further details. Usually I get messages, I don't know anything further. I'm just following Gandhi ji's theory "Don't hear bad, don't speak bad and don't see bad."
8.15 am: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot expresses condolences over Jodhpur road accident where 12 people were killed and five other injured after two cars collided on Balesar-Jodhpur road on Tuesday.
Deeply anguished by the loss of lives in a severe road accident near Agolai village on Balesar-
#Jodhpur road. My heartfelt condolences to the families who have lost dear ones, may God give them strength to bear this loss. May the injured recover soon..
Deeply anguished by the loss of lives in a severe road accident near Agolai village on Balesar-#Jodhpur road. My heartfelt condolences to the families who have lost dear ones, may God give them strength to bear this loss. May the injured recover soon..#Rajasthan— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) May 28, 2019
7.30 am: An Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) exploded at 4:53 am in Kuchai area of Saraikella on the troops of 209 CoBRA and Jharkhand police who were out on special operations. 8 CoBRA personnel and 3 Jharkhand police personnel injured. The injured personnel were airlifted for Ranchi at 6.52 am.
7.20 am: A fire had broken out in a light bulb manufacturing factory at Udyog Nagar in Peera Garhi area; 15 fire tenders were present on the spot.
7.15 am: The fire which had broken out in a rubber factory in Powai is now under control. No casualties or injuries have been reported.
6.15 am: A fire broke out in Indore's Gurunanak Timber market around 9 pm on Moonday. 2 wood godowns and 2 shops gutted in the fire.The fire was then brought under control.
6.10 am: 2 dead, 19 injures in Japan stabbing attack
As many as 19 people were injured in mass stabbing attack in the Japanese city of Kawasaki and one suspect, a man, was detained after reportedly stabbing himself, news agency AFP reported.