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According to reports, the intensity of the storm and its location in the Arabian Sea will affect the onset of the Monsoon in Kerala.

Cyclone to develop in Arabian Sea tomorrow, may affect monsoon onset in Kerala: IMD

A depression in the southeast Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by Wednesday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The storm, which will be called Biparjoy, is expected to move nearly northwards and may affect the onset of the monsoon in Kerala. Private weather forecasting agency Skymet has predicted that the monsoon may arrive over Kerala on 8 or 9 June, with rainfall over Lakshadweep, Kerala and coastal Karnataka meeting onset criteria.

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar (PTI)

Vice President Dhankhar to visit Iran to pay condolence on demise of Raisi: MEA

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar will fly to Iran on Wednesday to pay condolences on the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a helicopter crash. India observes a day of state mourning for Raisi. President Murmu and PM Modi have expressed condolences. Iranian officials were found dead after a helicopter crash in a mountainous region.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi lauds high voter turnout in J&K's Baramulla, compliments ‘unbreakable commitment’

Prime Minister Modi praised the high voter turnout of 55.79% in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, during the fifth phase of elections. The Lieutenant Governor also commended the people's faith in democracy. This turnout marks the highest in 35 years. Candidates include Omar Abdullah, Sajjad Lone, and Mir Mohammad Fayaz. The elections, post Article 370 abrogation, are held in seven phases with results on June 4.

Rajiv left numerous legacies like 1991 manifesto which talked about liberalisation: Ramesh

Rajiv left numerous legacies like 1991 manifesto which talked about liberalisation: Ramesh

Former PM Rajiv Gandhi's short but impactful political life was remembered by Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on his death anniversary. Ramesh highlighted Gandhi's legacies, including the 1991 manifesto promising liberalization, empowerment of panchayats, peace in various states, and more. He noted the manifesto's significance often overlooked, emphasizing its role in justifying economic policy changes in 1991. Gandhi was assassinated in 1991.

US State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller

‘Importance of equal treatment…’: US on report describing Muslims in India

The US reaffirms its commitment to promoting freedom of religion globally, engaging with countries like India. A report highlights the increase in India's Muslim population from 9.84% to 14.09% between 1950 and 2015. PM Modi refutes claims of minority suppression, citing data. India rejects US Commission on International Religious Freedom's report, calling it biased.

Nine held by Delhi Police for duping people of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.38 cr in share market fraud

Nine held by Delhi Police for duping people of 2.38 cr in share market fraud

Delhi Police arrested nine people, including a woman, for cheating four victims of around 2.38 crore through a stock market investment scam. The accused lured victims with online tutorials, convinced them to invest, and siphoned off the money through bogus firms and bank accounts. Police recovered multiple items, including mobile phones and documents, from the accused.

Agniveers are not just soldiers but leaders, innovators and defenders: CDS Anil Chauhan

Agniveers are not just soldiers but leaders, innovators and defenders: CDS Anil Chauhan

Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan visited Maratha Light Infantry Regimental Centre, urging Agniveers to embrace military service's noble purpose. He highlighted the evolving nature of warfare with cyber threats and emphasized technology integration and continuous learning. Chauhan praised the commitment of Agniveers, acknowledging their personal challenges and assuring rewarding growth in serving the nation. He lauded the training environment and stressed the role of professional instructors in shaping armed forces' future.

Public support for INDIA bloc similar to Janata Party wave of 1977: Digvijaya Singh

Public support for INDIA bloc similar to Janata Party wave of 1977: Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh compared public support for the INDIA bloc to the 1977 wave that brought the Janata Party to power. He accused PM Modi of violating the model code of conduct and criticized the Election Commission for inaction. Singh alleged Modi was a "factory of lies" and blamed BJP policies for inflation, suggesting a 20 per litre cut in petrol prices.

Even workers of Cong, INDI alliance not turning out to vote for them: PM on low voter turnout

Even workers of Cong, INDI alliance not turning out to vote for them: PM on low voter turnout

Prime Minister Modi suggests poor campaigning by Congress and allies may lead to low voter turnout, benefiting BJP. He emphasizes the importance of hard work in building a pro-development agenda and motivating voters. Voter turnout in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls is higher than in 2019, with final numbers to be confirmed after counting.

A pedestrian wades through a flooded street after heavy rains in Chennai.

Kerala rains: Emergency centres, hospitals on alert amid possibility of landslides, epidemics

Kerala government opens emergency centers in all districts as heavy rains continue, warning of landslides and mudslides. Hospitals on alert for epidemics, tourists being informed. Safety measures and travel restrictions in hilly areas imposed. IMD issues red alert for Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, and Idukki districts. Authorities advise vigilance as heavy rains persist.

SC agrees to hear plea against local bar association criteria for post of civil judge in Telangana

SC agrees to hear plea against local bar association criteria for post of civil judge in Telangana

The Supreme Court will hear a plea challenging Telangana High Court's eligibility criteria for civil judge exams, which requires candidates to be enrolled in the local bar association. Advocate V Rakesh Reddy, enrolled with Delhi Bar Council, is allowed to apply as an interim measure. Reddy argues the requirement is arbitrary and breaches legitimate expectations of aspirants. The court will hear a similar challenge for a district judge post.

Baramulla: Engineer Rashid's two sons cast their first votes for 'truth, justice'

Baramulla: Engineer Rashid's two sons cast their first votes for 'truth, justice'

Engineer Rashid's sons, first-time voters, hope their father will win the election and be released from jail on terror-funding charges. Rashid is contesting from Baramulla against prominent candidates. His sons led the campaign and are confident of public support. They urge people to vote for justice and truth, expressing faith in their father's innocence and the judiciary.

Kerala govt activates emergency operation centres amidst heavy rains

Kerala govt activates emergency operation centres amidst heavy rains

Kerala government opens emergency centers in all districts due to heavy rains, warns of landslides and mudslides. Health department issues warning about possible epidemics. IMD issues red alert for four districts and orange alert for two. Authorities advise people to remain vigilant as heavy rains continue.

Lot of complaints from voters about facilities outside polling booths: Aaditya Thackeray

Lot of complaints from voters about facilities outside polling booths: Aaditya Thackeray

Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray raised complaints about lack of facilities outside polling booths during voting in Maharashtra. Some voters faced issues due to non-functional electronic voting machines in Mumbai. Prominent figures like Union ministers and Bollywood celebrities cast their votes early. Over 2.46 crore eligible voters will decide the fate of 264 candidates in the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies.

SC refuses to entertain plea against new criminal laws, allows withdrawal of petition

SC refuses to entertain plea against new criminal laws, allows withdrawal of petition

The Supreme Court refused to entertain a petition challenging new laws overhauling India's penal codes. The laws will replace existing codes and introduce harsher penalties for sedition and terrorism. The petitioner sought a stay on the laws, claiming they were enacted undemocratically. The court dismissed the petition, noting the laws have not yet come into effect.

New criminal laws enacted with more humane approach: Assam Governor Kataria

New criminal laws enacted with more humane approach: Assam Governor Kataria

Guwahati's Governor Kataria praises new criminal laws for their humane approach, marking a departure from colonial regulations. The laws, effective July 1, focus on hit-and-run cases, crimes against women, and abolish sedition laws. Legal experts discuss modernization and implementation strategies during a two-day conference. The shift aims to instill national pride and citizen-centric justice.

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