LIVE News Updates: Gopalkrishna Gandhi turns down Opposition request to contest Presidential elections

Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi has turned down the opposition parties' request to contest the upcoming Presidential elections. (NDTV)

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20 Jun 2022, 4:32 PM

Oppn's prez candidate should generate national consensus: Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Oppn's prez candidate should generate national consensus, there will be others who will do this far better than I: Gopalkrishna Gandhi. (PTI)

20 Jun 2022, 4:05 PM

Rahul Gandhi condemns attack on senior Congress leader in Agartala

Rahul Gandhi took to Facebook to say, "Condemn the brutal attack on senior Congress leader and party’s candidate for the upcoming Agartala Assembly Bypoll, Shri Sudip Roy Burman, by BJP members. Congress party demands that the culprits be immediately brought to book for free and fair elections to be held."

20 Jun 2022, 4:04 PM

Gopalkrishna Gandhi turns down opposition parties' request to contest upcoming Presidential elections

Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi has turned down the opposition parties' request to contest the upcoming Presidential elections. (NDTV)


20 Jun 2022, 3:56 PM

Nine members of a family found dead in Sangli, Maharashtra

Maharashtra | Nine members of a family found dead in Sangli, police investigation underway. (ANI)

20 Jun 2022, 3:23 PM

11 people stuck in a cable car trolley for the last 1.5 hours in Himachal

Himachal Pradesh | 11 people including two senior citizens and four women are stuck in a cable car trolley for the last 1.5 hours following a technical fault in the cable car system. Rescue operation is underway: Pranav Chauhan, DSP, Parwanoo. (ANI)


20 Jun 2022, 2:42 PM

Army issues notification for Agnipath scheme

The Indian Army has issued a notification for the first round of recruitment. Registration for the recruitment rallies begins from July, said the notification issued on Monday.

The notification shows that Agnipath remains the only entry point for soldiers into the Indian Army, except technical cadres of the medical branch. Agniveer will be a distinct rank, says the notification. (NDTV)

20 Jun 2022, 2:35 PM

IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai, Thane, predicts very heavy rains till June 21

The India Meteorological Department on Monday issued an 'orange alert' to Mumbai and Thane for very heavy rainfall till June 21.

The orange-colour coded warning for heavy rains on June 20-21 was issued for the coastal districts of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg, the IMD said.

The IMD has four-colour coded alerts, namely green (no warning), yellow (watch), orange (alert) and red (warning). (PTI)


20 Jun 2022, 2:21 PM

Bus ambush in remote eastern Syria kills at least 15

Bus ambush in remote eastern Syria kills at least 15 pro-regime fighters: monitor. (AFP)

20 Jun 2022, 1:42 PM

Agnipath protests: 16 detained for stopping train from Delhi's Shivaji Bridge station

Police have detained 16 people protesting against the Agnipath Scheme for stopping the train from Delhi's Shivaji Bridge station. (NDTV)


20 Jun 2022, 1:01 PM

BJP trying to fool people with schemes like ‘Agnipath’ ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Bengal CM

BJP trying to fool people with schemes like ‘Agnipath’ ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. (PTI)

20 Jun 2022, 12:40 PM

Russia blocking Ukraine grain exports a 'real war crime': EU's Borrell

Russia blocking Ukraine grain exports a 'real war crime': EU's Borrell. (AFP)


20 Jun 2022, 12:06 PM

71 people have lost their life due to flood and landslide in this season in Assam

About 42,28,157 people impacted, out of which 1,86,424 people are taking shelters in 744 relief camps. Total 71 people have lost their life due to flood and landslide in this season: Assam State Disaster Management Authority on Assam Floods. (ANI)

20 Jun 2022, 11:35 AM

Agnipath row: 181 Mail Express, 348 passenger trains cancelled

Due to agitation over the Agnipath scheme, 181 Mail Express cancelled and 348 passenger trains cancelled. Partially cancelled are 4 Mail Express and 6 passenger trains. No diverted trains: Ministry of Railways. (ANI)


20 Jun 2022, 11:30 AM

Congress leaders & workers hold Satyagraha

Congress leaders & workers hold Satyagraha against the anti-youth Agnipath scheme & against Modi Govt at Jantar Mantar.

LIVE News Updates: Gopalkrishna Gandhi turns down Opposition request to contest Presidential elections
LIVE News Updates: Gopalkrishna Gandhi turns down Opposition request to contest Presidential elections
20 Jun 2022, 11:15 AM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Enforcement Directorate's office

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Enforcement Directorate's office; fourth round of questioning today in the National Herald case. (NDTV)


20 Jun 2022, 10:56 AM

Congress leaders hold 'Satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar against ED summons to Rahul Gandhi and Agnipath

Delhi | Congress leaders, including Mallikarjun Kharge, Salman Khurshid, K Suresh, V Narayanasamy and others, hold a 'Satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar against ED summons to Rahul Gandhi and Agnipath Scheme. (ANI)

20 Jun 2022, 10:33 AM

Agnipath: Chhatra Ekta Manch holds protest in Sonipat

Chhatra Ekta Manch holds a protest against the Agnipath Recruitment Scheme in Sonipat. (NDTV)


20 Jun 2022, 9:29 AM

Leaders being pressurised to stop talking against the BJP, alleges Ajay Maken

"Leaders are pressurised to stop talking against the BJP. ED and CBI have a 'glow and lovely' cream. They apply the cream on the leaders who agree to join the BJP": Congress leader Ajay Maken alleges misuse of probe agencies. (NDTV)

20 Jun 2022, 9:29 AM

Agnipath scheme should first be discussed with youth & in Parliament, but before that, it should be withdrawn: Ajay Maken

Delhi | We'll sit on Satyagraha at Jantar Mantar today, & in the evening at 5 pm we'lll meet the President and demand that Agnipath scheme be withdrawn...The scheme should first be discussed with youth & in Parliament, but before that, it should be withdrawn: Congress' Ajay Maken. (ANI)


20 Jun 2022, 9:24 AM

Farmers to protest against Agnipath scheme

Farmers will hold a protest against Agnipath Scheme between 12pm-3pm at Gangayacha toll plaza located on Rewari-Rohtak highway. (NDTV)

20 Jun 2022, 9:16 AM

Congress leader Ajay Maken holds party briefing at AICC HQ

Congress leader Ajay Maken holds party briefing at AICC HQ.


20 Jun 2022, 8:54 AM

Bharat Bandh: Security personnel deployed at Dak Bungalow Chauraha in Patna

Security personnel deployed at Dak Bungalow Chauraha in Patna in view of the Bharat Bandh called by some organisations today, in protest against Agnipath scheme. (ANI)

20 Jun 2022, 9:00 AM

Security personnel deployed at Howrah Station, Howrah

West Bengal | Security personnel deployed at Howrah Station, Howrah Bridge, Santragachi Junction, Shalimar railway station and other locations in Howrah in view of Bharat Bandh called by some organisations today, against Agnipath Scheme.

Anupam Singh, DCP North, Howrah says, "Police force has been deployed at multiple locations. We are ready to tackle any kind of situation that may arise. We also urge the youth to not get involved in any untoward activity."

(ANI)