Breaking News, June 12: Another Encounter In J&K; Pema Khandu Stakes Claim To From Govt In Arunachal | Highlights

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Breaking News June 12 LIVE: Top Events And Developments In Focus Today

Welcome to Outlook India's Breaking News Live Blog, through which we bring you real-time updates on major events and developments across the globe. Here’s a look at top events and developments in focus today:

  • Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM,

  • 3rd terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir in 3 days,

  • Weather updates,

  • NEET-UG 2024 controversy,

  • and more.

In case you missed it, here are the key developments from yesterday that hit headlines:

Noida News LIVE: Momo Seller Dead As Bus Ploughs Into Housing Society Wall

A bus carrying employees of a private company ploughed into the boundary wall of a group housing society in Noida on Tuesday, killing a fast food seller who had set up his shop outside the residential complex, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Nepali-origin Deepak (30), while his younger brother Sushil (18) suffered severe injuries in the crash and has been hospitalised in critical condition, PTI quoted police.

The police and witnesses estimated that around 20-25 passengers were on board the bus when the incident took place at 6.54 pm on a road next to Shri Ram Apartments in Sector 118, under the Sector 113 Police station limits.

News Today LIVE: In 3rd Attack In 3 Days, Terrorists Target Security Checkpost In J&K's Doda

An encounter broke out in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda on Tuesday night after terrorists fired on a joint checkpost of the 4 Rashtriya Rifles and police in the Chatergala area of the district. This is the third terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir in three days.

Additional Director General of Police Anand Jain said security personnel retaliated and a gunfight is on, he said. READ FULL STORY

Latest News LIVE: US President Joe Biden's Son Hunter Found Guilty In Illegal Gun Possession Case

US President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden was found guilty in illegal gun possession case on Tuesday. Hunter Biden has been convicted of all three felony charges related to the purchase of a revolver in 2018.

The US Court has found the president’s son lied on a mandatory gun-purchase form by saying he was not illegally using or addicted to drugs, AP reported. READ FULL STORY

Odisha News LIVE: BJP's  Mohan Charan Majhi To Take Oath As CM Today

Massive security arrangements have been put in place for the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi on Wednesday, an official said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a number of Union Ministers and chief ministers of several states ruled by the BJP are likely to attend the event.

In the recently concluded state Assembly election, the BJP won 78 of the 147 seats, while the BJD bagged 51 seats.

Apart from the VVIPs, about 30,000 people are expected to attend the ceremony to be held at Janata Maidan.

Andhra Pradesh News LIVE: Chandrababu Naidu To Be Sworn In As CM

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu will be sworn in as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday for a fourth term. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Ministers JP Nadda and Bandi Sanjay Kumar as well as several other leaders are expected to attend the swearing-in ceremony.

The TDP chief is scheduled to take oath at 11.27 am near Medha IT Park opposite Gannavaram Airport in Kesarapalli on the outskirts of Vijayawada.

After a request made by the NDA leaders, Governor S Abdul Nazeer on Tuesday invited Naidu to form the government.

The NDA won a landslide victory in the recently concluded simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the state, winning 164 of the 175 assembly seats and 21 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats.

June 12 Breaking News LIVE: 2 More Indians Killed In Ukraine War

As the Russia-Ukraine War rages on, the Indian government has confirmed that two Indian nationals, who the Russian Army had recruited, have been killed in the conflict.

The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed the death of the two nationals and taken up the matter of recruitment of Indians for the war with Russia. READ FULL STORY

Latest News LIVE: Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi Named New Army Chief, To Take Charge On June 30

The central government on Tuesday announced Lt. General Upendra Dwivedi as the next Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), succeeding incumbent Gen Manoj Pande. Lt Gen Dwivedi is presently serving as Vice Chief of the Army Staff.

The Defence Ministry has announced that Lt Gen Dwivedi would take charge from the current Army chief on June 30 following his retirement. READ FULL STORY

June 12 India Latest News: Security Op On In J&K's Doda After Terrorist Attack Police Checkpost

A search operation is underway in J&K's Doda as an encounter broke out in Chattargala area of the district on Tuesday night after terrorists fired on a joint checkpost of the 4 Rashtriya Rifles and police.

India Latest News June 12: Jharkhand Schools Closed Till June 15 Over Heatwave

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday announced closure of all schools till June 15 in view of severe heatwave conditions in the state.

Temperatures in most parts of Jharkhand hovered above the 40 degrees Celsius mark on Tuesday, with the mercury settling over 45 degrees Celsius in the Palamu region.

An order issued by the School Education and Literacy Department said in the wake of the “extreme heat and heat wave conditions in the state, all categories of government, non-government, aided/non-aided (including minority) and all private schools operating in the state will remain closed from June 12 to June 15”.

T20 World Cup News LIVE: Australia beat Namibia

Australia beat Namibia by nine wickets to qualify for Super 8 stage of T20 World Cup. LIVE UPDATES HERE

Weather Updates, June 12: Heatwave Boils Delhi, Parts Of North India; Rains In Mumbai, Karnataka

Parts of India, mainly in the northern region, continue to reel under extreme summer temperatures amid heatwave conditions with mercury in many cities across several states remaining above 40 degrees Celsius and even reaching as high as 47 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.

Delhi's Narela and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh recorded 47.1 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Delhi's Safdarjung observatory, considered the official marker of the national capital, noted a high of 43.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above the normal average. READ FULL REPORT

India News LIVE Updates: Gadkari Takes Charge Of His Ministry  

Union Minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari took charge as Minister of Road Transport and Highways, in the presence of Ministers of State (MoS) Ajay Tamta and Harsh Malhotra.

Chandrababu Naidu Oath-Taking: A Star-Studded Event Today

Following a landslide victory in the 2024 elections, Chandrababu Naidu of TDP is returning as the chief minister for a fourth term. The NDA, under which TDP was contesting, won a landslide victory in the recently concluded simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the state, winning 164 of the 175 assembly seats and 21 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Ministers JP Nadda and Bandi Sanjay Kumar as well as several other leaders are expected to attend the swearing-in ceremony. The ceremony is also expected to be attended by renowned film personalities Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan, Rajinikanth and Mohan Babu, as per media reports. Allu Arjun, who is the nephew of Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, has also been invited to the ceremony. Superstar Jr NTR, nephew of TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu, has also been extended an invitation. READ FULL STORY

India Latest News June 12 LIVE: BJP's Nationwide Organisational Reshuffle Soon, Say Reports

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set soon initiate the process of wide organisational changes with the launch of a fresh membership drive, followed by an internal poll across states leading up to the election of a new party president.

Though the extended tenure of incumbent president J Nadda ends on June 30, a recent amendment in the BJP's constitution has empowered its apex body, the Parliamentary Board, to take a call related to the party president, including his term, in "emergency" situations, a news agency PTI report said.

June 12 Breaking News LIVE: Delhi Water Crisis Matter In SC Today

A Supreme Court vacation bench will hear Delhi government's plea seeking direction to Haryana to release surplus water provided by Himachal Pradesh to the national capital to mitigate its water crisis.

Breaking News June 12 LIVE: Stock Market Opening Bell

Sensex climbs 252.62 points to 76,709.21 in early trade; Nifty up 82.25 points to 23,347.10.

JUST IN | First session Of 18th Lok Sabha To Begin On June 24

The first Parliament session of 18th Lok Sabha will begin on June 24, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Wednesday. The Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is likely to pick a Lok Sabha speaker during the special Parliament session starting June 24 and expected to go on for eight days.

In the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections 2024, BJP won 240 seats while its NDA partners managed to bag 53 more seats, making the alliance secure majority, a reduced one. The Opposition bloc INDIA, meanwhile, bagged 234 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. READ FULL STORY

India News June 12 LIVE: 3 Dead As Bull Falls Into Gorge In Uttarakhand

Three people, all women, died while 24 were injured when a bus driver lost control over the vehicle and it fell into a gorge near Gangnani on the Gangotri National Highway in Uttarakhand, police said on Wednesday.

According to them, the incident occurred 50 km from Gangnani on Tuesday night. The bus went out of the driver's control, broke the crash barrier, fell into the gorge and got stuck on a tree before it could hit the bottom, police officials said.

(via PTI)

June 12 LIVE News: First Parliament Session From June 24 | Details

The first three days of the session will see the newly elected leaders taking oath or making affirmation of their membership of the Lok Sabha and electing the Speaker of the House.

The session will conclude on July 3.

President Droupadi Murmu will address a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on June 27 and is likely to outline the new government's roadmap for the next five years.

Breaking News Today LIVE: Maldives Prez Calls His 1st India Visit A 'Success

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu on Tuesday described his first official visit to India as a "success" for the island nation and the region, saying that, “God willing,” the strong ties between the two countries will lead to increased prosperity for the Maldivians.

“This trip has been a success for the Maldives and for the region too,” Muizzu, known for his pro-China leanings, told the state-run PSM Media at the end of his first India visit to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his council of ministers.

Odisha News Today LIVE: CM-designate Mohan Charan Majhi Offers Garlands To Odia Icons 

Ahead of his swearing-in, Odisha CM-designate Mohan Charan Majhi offered garlands to the idol of Odia great icons in Bhubaneswar. The BJP got majority on June 4, by winning 78 out of 147 seats.

Delhi Water Crisis News LIVE: SC Asks Delhi Govt If It Took Action Against Tanker Mafia

Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Delhi government if any measure or action has been taken against tanker mafia. Supreme Court remarks if you are not taking any action against the tanker mafia then we will ask Delhi Police to take action against them.

Andhra Pradesh CM Oath-Taking LIVE: Naidu To Take Oath Shortly

Guests arrived at Gannavaram Mandal, Kesarapalli IT Park to attend the swearing-in ceremony of TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh CM-designate N Chandrababu Naidu.

Union Ministers Amit Shah and JP Nadda are also attending the swearing-in ceremony of TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh CM-designate N Chandrababu Naidu.

JUST IN | Naidu Takes Oath As Andhra CM

Chandrababu Naidu took oath as Andhra Pradesh chief minister in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Andhra Pradesh News LIVE: Pawan Kalyan Takes Oath As Minister

Janasena chief Pawan Kalyan was sworn in as Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh Govt Formation LIVE: CM Naidu's Son Nara Lokesh Takes Oath

Nara Lokesh, son of Chandrababu Naidu, took oath as Minister of Andhra Pradesh. The swearing-in ceremony also saw Janasena chief Pawan Kalyan taking oath as Andhra Pradesh minister.

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet News LIVE: Ministers Take Oath

After TDP supremo Chandrababu Naidu took oath as Andhra Pradesh chief ministers, several other leaders K Atchannaidu, Nadendla Manohar, P Narayan and Kollu Ravindra take oath as ministers in Chandrababu Naidu's cabinet

Breaking News June 12 LIVE: Rahul Gandhi Making An Address In Kerala

Fight in 2024 Lok Sabha elections was for protecting Constitution, Cognress leader Rahul Gandhi said while making an address in Kerala on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi, who won from two seats in the Lok Sabha elections and has to give up one, said his dilemma is whether he should be MP of Wayanad or Rae Bareli.

Both Wayanad and Rae Bareli will be happy with my decision, said Rahul Gandhi during his roadshow in Kerala's Wayanad.

June 12 Breaking News LIVE: WHO Confirms Human Case Of Bird Flu In India

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday confirmed a human case of bird flu in India. A four-year-old child in West Bengal has got the infection, caused by H9N2 virus.

The child was reportedly admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) of a local hospital after facing persistent severe respiratory issues. This is the second H9N2 bird flu case in India; the first was reported back in 2019.

Kathua, J&K, Encounter News LIVE: Tributes Paid To CRPF Jawan Kabir Killed In Gunfire

Last respects were paid to CRPF jawan Kabir Das Uikey who lost his life in action during an ongoing anti-terror operation in Sohal village of Hiranagar of Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua on Tuesday.

Delhi Latest News LIVE: Orange Alert Issued For Heatwave

An orange alert has been issued in Delhi for heatwave, IMD scientist Soma Sen said, adding that similar conditions are going to prevail in the entire Northern belt for the next four-five days.

"A western disturbance has passed... The skies are now clear, indicating that a heatwave situation will go on the entire Northern belt for the next 4-5 days... We have issued a red alert for Bihar, East UP and Jharkhand for the next 2-5 days," Sen said.

"Heatwave is expected in isolated pockets of Punjab and Haryana, because of which an orange alert has been issued for the two states. In Delhi, an orange alert has been issued for today, after which we will move towards a yellow alert. Easterlies are expected by 18-19 June, giving rise to the possibility of thunderstorms in Bihar and adjoining areas... Monsoon has advanced and has reached most parts of Maharashtra, southern Chhattisgarh, parts of Telangana and coastal Andhra Pradesh...," she said.

Odisha Oath-Taking News LIVE: CM-Designate Meets Outgoing Chief Minister Patnaik

Odisha CM-designate Mohan Charan Majhi met outgoing CM Naveen Patnaik to invite him to attend the oath-taking ceremony of the Odisha Government taking place later today.

Kathua, J&K, News LIVE: Another Terrorist Gunned Down

Second terrorist holed up in a village in Jammy and Kashmir's Kathua district eliminated by security forces, officials said on Wednesday.

June 12 India News LIVE: Assam Govt Announces Monthly Stipend Of Rs 2,500 For Girls Students Of Class 11 Till PG

To curb child marriage, Assam government has decided to give monthly stipend of up to Rs 2,500 to girl students from class 11 till PG, CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday.

Chandigarh News LIVE: Mental Health Institute Gets Bomb Threat

A mental health institute in Chandigarh received a bomb threat over email on Wednesday, following which patients and employees were moved to safety and a search operation was initiated, police said.

An official of the institute claimed the same email has been sent to a number of hospitals in Delhi and south India.

A Chandigarh police official said they were searching the premises of the mental health institute but nothing has been found so far. Besides police personnel, bomb disposal squad and fire department officials have been deputed at the site.

Latest News In India LIVE: 6 MLAs Take Oath In Himachal

Six newly elected legislators on Wednesday took oath as members of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly. Former minister and BJP MLA from Dharamshala, Sudhir Sharma was the first to take oath followed by Congress MLA Anuradha Rana from Lahaul and Spiti.

The others who took oath are Congress MLA from Sujanpur, Captain Ranjit Singh, BJP MLA from Barsar, Inder Dutt Lakhanpal, Congress MLA from Gagret, Rakesh Kalia and Congress MLA from Kutlehar, Vivek Sharma.

TS TET 2024 Result Declared 

The Telangana School Education Department on Wednesday declared the results of the Telangana Teacher Eligibility Test (TS TET 2024). Candidates can download the TS TET results from and

June 12 India News LIVE: AP EAMCET 2024 Result Declared

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has declared the AP EAMCET Result 2024. Students who appeared for the Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Pharmacy and Agirculture Common Entrance Test can now download their EAPCET Rankcards from the official website - CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE LINK TO CHECK RESULT

Andhra Pradesh News LIVE: PM Modi Shares Glimpses From Naidu's Oath-Taking

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared glimpses from the oath-taking ceremony of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. Taking to X, PM Modi wrote, "Attended the oath taking ceremony of the new Andhra Pradesh Government. Congratulations to Shri @ncbn Garu on becoming the Chief Minister and also to all the others who took oath as Ministers in the Government. The @JaiTDP, @JanaSenaParty and @BJP4Andhra Government is fully committed to taking AP to new heights of glory and fulfilling the aspirations of the state's youth."

Pune News LIVE: Rain, Thunderstorm Over Next 4 Hours Likely 

Thunderstorms accompanied with lightning and moderate spells of rain with gusty winds reaching 40-50 kmph are very likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Sangli, Beed, Jalna, Nasik, Pune, Satara over next 3-4 hours, IMD Mumbai said.

Breaking News June 12 LIVE: BJP Central Observers In Arunachal For Picking CM

BJP 's Central Observers for the election of Legislative Party Leader in Arunachal Pradesh reached in Itanagar. Union Minister Kiren Rijiju was also with them.

Kiren Rijiju said, "...Both our Observers - Ravi Shankar Prasad and Tarun Chugh - have come here. The formal process of BJP will be followed. I have come here for the first time after winning elections. So, I express gratitude to the people of Arunachal Pradesh...I express gratitude to the people of the state for the landslide victory."

JUST IN | 35 Dead In Kuwait Building Fire

Kuwait Building Fire: 35, Including Some Indians, Killed

At least 35 people died in a massive fire that broke out at a building in Kuwait, state-run news agency said on Wednesday. The deceased included Indians also, reports said, adding that the building that caught fire was owned by an Indian.

Kuwaiti news agency KUNA said the blaze broke out early Wednesday in the southern Mangaf district. READ FULL REPORT

Odisha News LIVE: PM Modi Arrives For Oath-Taking Ceremony Of Mohan Charan Majhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Bhubaneswar to attend the oath ceremony of Odisha CM-designate Mohan Charan Majhi. Governor Raghubar Das and CM-designate Mohan Charan Majhi received PM Modi.

Tamil Nadu News LIVE: Amit Shah's Talk With Tamilisai At Chandrababu's Oath Ceremony; Video Goes Viral

A video clip from the swearing-in ceremony of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, showing what seems to be Union Home Minister Amit Shah reprimanding BJP leader Tamilisai Soundararajan, has gone viral on social media, sparking a controversy over the infighting within the party's Tamil Nadu unit.

The brief interaction in the video, shows Tamilisai greeting Shah, Venkaiah Naidu and others on stage. When Shah calls her back and interacts with her in a seemingly serious manner. READ FULL STORY

Modi 3.0 News LIVE: PM To Travel To Italy Tomorrow For G7 Summit

Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said, "At the invitation of Prime Minister of Italy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be travelling to Apulia, Italy tomorrow to participate in the 50th G7 Summit which is to be held there on 14th June where India has been invited as an Outreach Country."

"This will be the Prime Minister's first overseas travel after assuming office in his third consecutive term. It will also afford him an opportunity to engage with other world leaders present at the G7 Summit on issues of importance to India as also to the Global South," he added.

Odisha News LIVE: Amit Shah Arrives For Mohan Charan Majhi's Swearing-in Ceremony

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Odisha to attend the swearing-in ceremony of CM-designate Mohan Charan Majhi.

Just IN |Delhi High Court Says No Stay On NEET-UG Counselling

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to put a stay on NEET-UG counselling amid the controversy over paper leak and irregularities in the exam results. It granted the testing panel to file a response, India Today report said.

Odisha News LIVE: Naveen Patnaik Will Attend Oath Ceremony, Says CM-Designate

Odisha CM-designate Mohan Charan Majhi, who invited BJD supremo and former chief minister Naveen Patnaik to his swearing-in ceremony, asserted that the latter will attend the ceremony.

"He told us he will attend the oath ceremony later today," Majhi told reporters after meeting Patnaik.

Odisha News LIVE: CM-Designate Mohan Charan Majhi Reaches Janta Maidan, Greets People

Ahead of his swearing-in ceremony, Odisha Chief Minister-designate Mohan Charan Majhi reached the Janta Maidan and greeted the people there. The ceremony is set to begin shortly.

Reasi Terror Attack: Union Minister Jitendra Singh Meets Injured Victims, Reiterates 'Zero Tolerance' Policy

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh met the injured victims of the Reasi terror attack on Wednesday.

Speaking to reporters afterwards, he said, "The type of incident that has happened has certainly caused concern and anger among the people... As Prime Minister Modi has said that there is 'zero tolerance towards terrorism', further action will be decided following the same principle."

"Today we have also received suggestions from some security experts. By following them, perhaps it can be ensured that such an incident does not happen again...The joint operation between the administration and the paramilitary forces is progressing very well," he added.

Odisha News LIVE: CM-Designate, Deputy CMs-Designate & Other Leaders Arrive On Stage

Odisha chief minister-designate Mohan Charan Majhi, deputy CMs-designate Kanak Vardhan Singh Deo and Pravati Parida, along with other leaders who are likely to take oath, arrived on stage at the Janta Maidan.

The oath-taking ceremony will begin shortly.

Odisha News LIVE: PM Modi Arrives At Janta Maidan; CM's Oath Ceremony Shortly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived at the Janta Maidan for the swearing-in ceremony of CM-designate Mohan Charan Majhi.

Odisha News LIVE: Mohan Charan Majhi Takes Oath As Odisha Chief Minister

Southwest Monsoon LIVE: North Bengal Likely To Receive Rains This Weekend, Says IMD Official

IMD Kolkata, Head eastern region, Dr Somnath Dutta said, "South-west monsoon has already entered in some parts of North Bengal...As a result, North Bengal is most likely to receive rainfall...At the end of the week, North Bengal will receive rain daily...Some districts of South Bengal are likely to receive rainfall in the first half of this week...At the latter part of this week, all districts of South Bengal will receive rainfall."

National News LIVE: President Rejects Mercy Plea Of Pak Terrorist In Red Fort Attack Case

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday rejected the mercy petition of Pakistan terrorist Mohammed Arif alias Ashfaq, who was convicted in the Red Fort attack case of 2000. READ MORE

Kuwait Mishap: PM Modi Condoles Fire Tragedy, Says Indian Embassy 'Closely Monitoring'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the fire tragedy in Kuwait that claimed the lives of over 40 people.

"My thoughts are with all those who have lost their near and dear ones. I pray that the injured recover at the earliest," he said.

He also noted that the Indian Embassy in Kuwait was "closely monitoring the situation and working with the authorities there to assist the affected."

Maharashtra News LIVE: Congress Suspends Former MLC Narayanrao Munde For 6 Years

The Congress' Maharashtra unit has suspended former MLC Narayanrao Munde from the party for six year for his alleged involvement in "anti-party activity" in the recently concluded 2024 general elections.

Odisha News LIVE: Modi Speaks With Naveen Patnaik At Majhi's Oath Ceremony

Following the conclusion of the oath-taking ceremony in Odisha, PM Modi spoke with former CM and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik at the event.

Just IN | Pema Khandu To Be Sworn-in As Arunachal Pradesh CM For Another Term

AP News LIVE: CM Chandrababu Naidu To Visit Tirumala Tirupati With Family On June 13

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, along with his family, will leave for Tirumala this evening.

Naidu will offer prayers to Lord Venkateswara on the morning of June 13.

After having the darshan, the Chief Minister will return to Amaravathi and will go to the State Secretariat on Thursday evening to take charge in his chambers in the First Block at 4.41 pm, news agency ANI reported.

Later, he will sign several files as promised in the election campaign, which include Mega DSC, revocation of the Land Titling Act and increasing the social pension to the beneficiaries to Rs 4,000 per month.

Odisha News LIVE: Dharmendra Pradhan Says This Is Victory Of 'Odisha Asmita'

After attending the swearing-in ceremony, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, "This is the victory of 'Odisha asmita'. Odisha's path to development has grown bigger. PM Narendra Modi had urged the people of Odisha for one opportunity to serve them so that the state can be made the number 1 in the country."

"BJP leadership has received the blessings of Mahaprabhu. A new and young CM Mohan Majhi has taken the oath today. Congratulations to him. I am confident that he will make Odisha a top state under the leadership of PM Modi. We will have the blessings of Mahaprabhu," he added.

Pune Porsche Accident: JJB Extends Pune Teens Remand Till June 25

The Juvenile Justice Board extended the remand of the juvenile accused in the Pune Porsche crash case till June 25.

Kuwait Fire: PM Modi Calls Meeting With MoS MEA KV Singh

MoS MEA Kirti Vardhan Singh said, "PM Modi has called us for a meeting and after the meeting we will visit Kuwait. An immediate action will be taken."

Odisha News LIVE: CM Mohan Charan Majhi Chairs First Cabinet Meeting

Odisha CM Mohan Charan Majhi chaired his first cabinet meeting after taking oath today. The meeting is being held at the Lok Seva Bhavan in Bhubaneswar.

Arunachal Pradesh News LIVE: CM-Designate Pema Khandu Stakes Claim To Form Govt

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister-designate Pema Khandu visited Raj Bhavan and staked claim to form the government in the state. The Governor agreed to invite him to form the government tomorrow.

International LIVE: Over 80 Killed After Boat Capsizes On A Congo River, Says President  

Congo President Félix Tshisekedi said that more than 80 travellers have died after their boat capsized on a river near the capital of Kinshasa, AP reports.

Kuwait Fire Tragedy: Modi Holds Review Meeting Over Incident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held review meeting with top officials to take stock of the situation in the Kuwait fire mishap.

Sikkim News LIVE: CM Prem Singh Tamang Keeps Home & Finance Department

In the allocation of portfolios, Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang kept Home and Finance Department.

GT Dhungel has been allocated Health department and Pintso Namgyal Lepcha got Forest and Environment Department.

Breaking News LIVE: Another Encounter In J&K's Doda, 3rd In 24 Hours

Within 24 hours since the last gun firing, a fresh encounter erupted in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district between terrorists and security forces on Wdnesday. As per reports, the incident took place in the Tanta area of the Doda district.

It has been reported that a joint operation has been launched by the Indian Army's 4 Rashtriya Rifles (4RR) and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the local police. READ FULL STORY