LIVE News Updates: Section 144 imposed in Faridabad amid protest against Agnipath scheme

We implemented section 144 in Faridabad. Police force stationed at every corner. Police commissioner issued a strong warning stating that the police will deal strictly with rioters: Faridabad police

People protesting against 'Agnipath' scheme (Representative Photo/Twitter)
People protesting against 'Agnipath' scheme (Representative Photo/Twitter)
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16 Jun 2022, 7:45 PM

Section 144 imposed in Faridabad amid protest against Agnipath scheme

Haryana | We implemented section 144 in the Palwal district. The police force has been stationed at every corner. The Police commissioner has issued a strong warning stating that the police will deal strictly with rioters.

Haryana | CCTV cameras installed at all important points. Directions given to all DCPs, ACPs, station & outpost in-charges to conduct continuous police patrolling. Appealed to the citizens not to fall prey to gossip-mongering & rumors: Faridabad police (ANI)

16 Jun 2022, 6:57 PM

RBI lifts restrictions on Mastercard Asia, states Central bank statement

16 Jun 2022, 6:11 PM

1 dead, 2 injured after auto gets crushed under tree as heavy rains lash Karimganj, Assam

Assam | 1 dead & 2 injured after auto gets crushed under a tree as heavy rains lash Karimganj city. A tree fell on auto-rickshaw near Karimganj fire services station & 3 incl driver were injured. We rushed to the hospital but the driver succumbed to his injuries: DSP GD Sharma. (ANI)


16 Jun 2022, 5:47 PM

Agnipath scheme carries many risks, subverts ethos of armed forces, says Chidambaram

Agnipath scheme is controversial, carries multiple risks, subverts the long-standing traditions & ethos of armed forces & there's no guarantee that soldiers recruited under the scheme will be better trained & motivated to defend the country.

We have read and heard the views expressed by retired Defence officers. Almost unanimously they have opposed the scheme and we believe that many serving officers share the same reservations about this scheme: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram

16 Jun 2022, 5:18 PM

TMC submits memorandum to ECI over violence in Tripura

Trinamool Congress submits a memorandum to the Election Commission of India over the violence in Tripura. (NDTV)


16 Jun 2022, 4:49 PM

GST Council to meet on June 28-29 in Srinagar

GST Council to meet on June 28-29 in Srinagar: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's office. (PTI)

16 Jun 2022, 4:03 PM

Bombay HC reserves orders on Nawab Mallik, Anil Deshmukh pleas to cast votes for MLC polls

Bombay High Court reserves orders on the pleas of Maharashtra Minister Nawab Mallik and former minister Anil Deshmukh for permission to cast their votes on June 20 for the MLC polls; Order is to be pronounced tomorrow. (ANI)


16 Jun 2022, 2:54 PM

Suspension of 7 BJP MLAs from West Bengal Assembly withdrawn

West Bengal | Suspension from Assembly of 7 BJP MLAs, including LoP Suvendu Adhikari and chief whip Manoj Tigga, withdrawn. Two separate terminations of suspension motions were moved before the Assembly Speaker and it was passed. (ANI)

16 Jun 2022, 2:54 PM

Results for SSC exams to be announced online on June 17 at 1 pm

Results for SSC exams held in March-April 2022 by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to be announced online on June 17 at 1 pm: Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad (ANI)


16 Jun 2022, 2:31 PM

Jharkhand HC to hear PIL demanding NIA investigation in Ranchi violence

Jharkhand High Court to hear a PIL demanding NIA investigation in the Ranchi violence, on 17th June. (ANI)

16 Jun 2022, 2:10 PM

Assam PCC stages protest outside Guwahati Raj Bhawan over ED probe against Rahul Gandhi

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee with party workers stages a protest outside the Raj Bhawan in Guwahati over Rahul Gandhi's questioning by the Enforcement Directorate. (NDTV)


16 Jun 2022, 2:05 PM

28 trains cancelled amid 'Agnipath' Protests in Bihar

28 trains cancelled amid 'Agnipath' Protests in Bihar. (NDTV)

16 Jun 2022, 1:44 PM

Police use force to disperse Cong workers protesting in Thiruvananthapuram over ED probe against Rahul Gandhi

Kerala: Police use water cannons & tear gas to disperse Congress workers protesting in Thiruvananthapuram over the ED probe against party leader Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case. (ANI)


16 Jun 2022, 1:22 PM

Congress workers protest over ED probe against Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka, Rajasthan, Telangana and New Delhi

Congress workers protest over ED probe against Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka, Rajasthan, Telangana and New Delhi.

Rajasthan:Congress workers protest in Jaipur over ED probe against party leader Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case. They want to suppress Rahul Gandhi's voice....can't scare Indira Gandhi's grandson with lathis...Congress will be reason behind BJP end: State Min P Khachariyawas. (ANI)

16 Jun 2022, 1:06 PM

Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge appeals to Vice President, says "it's his duty to protect us"

Delhi | All detained Congress leaders were kept illegally. No cases were registered. Our leaders had to go to hospitals, some have broken ribs. We came to Vice President-Rajya Sabha Chairman to appeal, it's his duty to protect us: Cong leader Mallikarjun Kharge. (ANI)


16 Jun 2022, 12:49 PM

2 minors buried alive in a landslide in Assam's Goalpara

2 minors buried alive in a landslide in Assam's Goalpara, dead bodies recovered from the debris. (NDTV)

16 Jun 2022, 12:49 PM

Demolition in UP matter adjourned by Supreme Court till Tuesday

Demolition in UP matter adjourned by Supreme Court till Tuesday.


16 Jun 2022, 12:33 PM

Can't stay demolitions but say go in accordance in law: SC on demolitions in UP

Bench:Let us hear. We can't stay demolitions but say go in accordance in law.

(Bar and Bench)

16 Jun 2022, 12:30 PM

File your objections, we'll hear it next week: SC on demolitions in UP

Bench: We know that everybody is sensitive to the issues. File your Objections, we'll hear it next week. Everything should look fair.
(Bar and Bench)


16 Jun 2022, 12:13 PM

Supreme Court hears plea filed by Jamiat Ulama I Hind against recent demolition drive in Uttar Pradesh

CU Singh (advocate of the complainants): Reason cited was action being taken against protestors who had indulged in violence, statements came from higher-ups. Justified saying that constructions were illegal, keeps happening again and again, Shocking and appalling circumstances not even seen during Emergency.

(Bar and Bench)

16 Jun 2022, 11:33 AM

ED not taking cases of any BJP leaders, harassing only Congress people, alleges Karnataka Congress chief

It (protest) is our right, we will fight for justice. They (ED) are not taking cases of any BJP leaders, they are harassing only Congress people: Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar. (ANI)


16 Jun 2022, 11:02 AM

Delhi Police behaved with Congress MPs as we, workers are terrorists, alleges AR Chowdhury

Even at Police Stations, Delhi Police behaved with Congress MPs as if our MPs & workers are terrorists. Rahul Gandhi was called for 3 consecutive days for 10-12 hrs long questioning.We don't object to it. We just want to say that don't use vendetta & violent politics: AR Chowdhury. (ANI)

16 Jun 2022, 10:36 AM

Congress delegation led by Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury arrives at the Parliament to meet Speaker Om Birla

Delhi | A Congress delegation led by Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury arrives at the Parliament to meet Speaker Om Birla. (ANI)


16 Jun 2022, 10:11 AM

Huge crowd gathers in protest in Bihar against Agnipath Recruitment Scheme for armed forces

Bihar: A huge crowd gathers in protest in Nawada, against the recently announced Agnipath Recruitment Scheme for armed forces. (ANI)

16 Jun 2022, 9:49 AM

India reports 12,213 new Covid cases in last 24 hours

Covid-19 | India reports 12,213 new cases & 7,624 recoveries, in the last 24 hours.

Active cases 58,215

Daily positivity rate 2.35%

India witnesses 11 deaths, in the last 24 hours. The total vaccination hiked by 15,21,942.


16 Jun 2022, 9:27 AM

Rupee surges 15 paise to 78.07 against US dollar

Rupee surges 15 paise to 78.07 against US dollar in early trade. (PTI)

16 Jun 2022, 9:27 AM

Sensex rises 499.74 points, currently at 53,041.13

Sensex rises 499.74 points, currently at 53,041.13. Nifty up by 143.70 points, currently at 15,835.85. (ANI)


16 Jun 2022, 8:54 AM

Congress MPs to meet today to discuss Delhi Police's treatment of Congress leaders

Congress MPs to hold a meeting at Congress Parliamentary Party office today, to discuss treatment of fellow MPs by Delhi Police, amid their protest over ED probe against party leader Rahul Gandhi. A delegation led by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury to meet Speaker Om Birla. (ANI)

16 Jun 2022, 8:36 AM

Delhi faces waterlogging after rain lashed several parts of the city overnight

Delhi faces waterlogging after rain lashed several parts of the national capital overnight. (ANI)

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