India: Today’s news in pictures

Updated On Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

India news in pictures -- a roundup of today’s top news across the country from the Indian cricket team prepping ahead of their maiden cricket test match against Afghanistan in Bengaluru to Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi for a routine check-up.

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Indian cricket team players Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya and Ishant Sharma share a light moment during a practice session ahead of their maiden cricket test match against Afghanistan in Bengaluru. Afghanistan will become just the 12th nation to play Test cricket when they take on India on Thursday. (Shailendra Bhojak / PTI)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

Indian cricket team players Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya and Ishant Sharma share a light moment during a practice session ahead of their maiden cricket test match against Afghanistan in Bengaluru. Afghanistan will become just the 12th nation to play Test cricket when they take on India on Thursday. (Shailendra Bhojak / PTI)

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked PM Narendra Modi claiming that his government has ignored the interests of farmers but has helped a small group of industrialists by waiving loans amounting to nearly Rs 2.5 lakh crore. Addressing workers of the party’s OBC department here, he said people who work hard behind the scene “never benefitted” and the fruits of their toil are enjoyed by others. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked PM Narendra Modi claiming that his government has ignored the interests of farmers but has helped a small group of industrialists by waiving loans amounting to nearly Rs 2.5 lakh crore. Addressing workers of the party’s OBC department here, he said people who work hard behind the scene “never benefitted” and the fruits of their toil are enjoyed by others. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

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A day after his brother was allegedly shot at by unidentified assailants, Dr Kafeel Khan, an accused in the BRD Medical Hospital case involving the death of several children, on Monday said he was not going to bend. His brother, Kashif Jameel, was operated on successfully and the bullets removed, Khan said. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

A day after his brother was allegedly shot at by unidentified assailants, Dr Kafeel Khan, an accused in the BRD Medical Hospital case involving the death of several children, on Monday said he was not going to bend. His brother, Kashif Jameel, was operated on successfully and the bullets removed, Khan said. (ANI)

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The Samajwadi Party (SP) is ready to “sacrifice” seats for the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to ensure the Opposition’s victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, SP president Akhilesh Yadav has said. SP with the support of BSP won by-elections for Gorakhpur and Phulpur in May, defeating the BJP in seats vacated by CM Yogi Adityanath and deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya. (PTI File)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

The Samajwadi Party (SP) is ready to “sacrifice” seats for the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to ensure the Opposition’s victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, SP president Akhilesh Yadav has said. SP with the support of BSP won by-elections for Gorakhpur and Phulpur in May, defeating the BJP in seats vacated by CM Yogi Adityanath and deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya. (PTI File)

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Police in Assam have arrested 13 people for posting hate messages on social media over the lynching of two youths in Karbi Anglong district by villagers who mistook them to be child abductors, an official said on Monday. Ten people were arrested on Sunday evening and three others on Monday morning. (PTI File)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

Police in Assam have arrested 13 people for posting hate messages on social media over the lynching of two youths in Karbi Anglong district by villagers who mistook them to be child abductors, an official said on Monday. Ten people were arrested on Sunday evening and three others on Monday morning. (PTI File)

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A man makes a replica of official mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at a workshop ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Kolkata. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

A man makes a replica of official mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at a workshop ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Kolkata. (Rupak De Chowdhuri / REUTERS)

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do positive politics as people do not appreciate negative politics. “The CBI is calling and abusing our officials. They are called for questioning and were being made to sit for hours,” Kejriwal said. (Mohd Zakir / HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to do positive politics as people do not appreciate negative politics. “The CBI is calling and abusing our officials. They are called for questioning and were being made to sit for hours,” Kejriwal said. (Mohd Zakir / HT Photo)

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In the wake of the recent petrol and diesel price hike across India, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday claimed that fuel prices would immediately come down if brought under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Chidambaram said the onus for bringing petrol and diesel under the GST should not be on state finance ministers. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

In the wake of the recent petrol and diesel price hike across India, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday claimed that fuel prices would immediately come down if brought under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Chidambaram said the onus for bringing petrol and diesel under the GST should not be on state finance ministers. (PTI)

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A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker and four members of his family were killed in their home in Nagpur on Monday morning, police said. “According to preliminary investigations, they were attacked and killed by some sharp weapons as they slept. There were no signs of struggle or robbery. The bodies have been sent for autopsy,” the official said. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker and four members of his family were killed in their home in Nagpur on Monday morning, police said. “According to preliminary investigations, they were attacked and killed by some sharp weapons as they slept. There were no signs of struggle or robbery. The bodies have been sent for autopsy,” the official said. (ANI)

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Rebel Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kapil Mishra (C) moved the Delhi high court on Monday against chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s low attendance in Delhi assembly. Mishra’s plea which was urgently admitted in the high court claimed that Kejriwal who also holds the water portfolio, was present only seven times in 2017 although the assembly had 27 sessions. (PTI File)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

Rebel Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kapil Mishra (C) moved the Delhi high court on Monday against chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s low attendance in Delhi assembly. Mishra’s plea which was urgently admitted in the high court claimed that Kejriwal who also holds the water portfolio, was present only seven times in 2017 although the assembly had 27 sessions. (PTI File)

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A CBI court in Mumbai on Monday reportedly took cognisance of the agency’s chargesheet in the PNB fraud and issued non-bailable warrant against Nirav Modi. The arrest warrant is likely to set in motion the process of India seeking Modi’s arrest, if present in the UK, as part of a future extradition request. (REUTERS File)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

A CBI court in Mumbai on Monday reportedly took cognisance of the agency’s chargesheet in the PNB fraud and issued non-bailable warrant against Nirav Modi. The arrest warrant is likely to set in motion the process of India seeking Modi’s arrest, if present in the UK, as part of a future extradition request. (REUTERS File)

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BJP Leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee addresses a rally in protest against the 59th Constitution of Amendment at Boat Club in New Delhi on 1988. The former Prime Minister was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Monday for a routine check-up, the BJP said in a statement. Vajpayee, 93, will be under the supervision of Dr Randeep Guleria, director of AIIMS. (PTI File)
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:26 PM IST

BJP Leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee addresses a rally in protest against the 59th Constitution of Amendment at Boat Club in New Delhi on 1988. The former Prime Minister was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Monday for a routine check-up, the BJP said in a statement. Vajpayee, 93, will be under the supervision of Dr Randeep Guleria, director of AIIMS. (PTI File)

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