Maharashtra chalks out contingency plan as 21 cases of Delta Plus variant found, Goa ramps up screening at borders

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said, “Twenty-one cases of Delta Plus variant have been found in seven districts of the state. We are isolating such cases and taking all details like travel history, contact tracing and if they have been vaccinated.”

PM Narendra Modi to chair all-party meeting with Jammu and Kashmir leaders today, most invitees arrive in Delhi

As many as 14 prominent leaders from Jammu and Kashmir are scheduled to attend the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. The all-party meet will be the first political engagement since the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019 when the Centre had revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari to appear before Ghaziabad Police on June 24

Twitter has drawn flak for failure to fully comply with the new IT rules, which mandates among other requirements, the appointment of three key personnel – chief compliance officer, nodal officer and grievance officer by social media platforms with over 50 lakh users. All the three personnel have to be resident in India. 

People worried about future without protection of Article 370: Ladakh BJP leaders demand legislature, constitutional safeguards

A group of political and social leaders including Ladakh BJP MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, veteran party leader Thupstan Chhewang on Wednesday (June 23) demanded for a legislature in the union territory of Ladakh and sought protection in land ownership, job reservation etc. which they enjoyed under Article 370 and Article 35A.

Bengal CID seizes mobile phones of suspended IPS officer Debashis Dhar

The West Bengal CID on Wednesday (June 23) seized the mobile phone of suspended IPS officer Debashis Dhar. The CID is investigating the Sitalkuchi firing case where four Trinamool Congress workers were reportedly killed by CISF personnel during assembly elections. Dhar was the SP of the Coochbehar district during the elections. 

Jharkhand extends COVID-19 lockdown for seventh time, religious places, educational institutions to stay closed

The Jharkhand government has extended the lockdown-like restrictions till July 1, as per an official notification. This is the seventh time that the COVID-related curbs, first imposed in the state on April 22 for a week, were extended. The ongoing measures were scheduled to end on June 24.