Mumbai: Have you missed any news today? Here are the top national, international headlines of the day.
Kathua Rape case: Three main accused in the gangrape-and-murder of an eight-year-old nomad girl from Kathua were sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here on Monday, lawyers said.
First Rafale to be delivered in September: France on Monday said the first Rafale fighter jet will land in India in September and it will be a strong signal of Indo-French cooperation. Thereafter, 35 Rafale jets will be delivered one by one, Minister of State for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Jean Baptiste Lemoyne said.
Amit Shah chairs meeting on internal security: Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting on internal security at Ministry of Home Affairs in North Block here on Monday. In the high-level meeting, National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval who was reappointed to the post for five more years and given Cabinet rank in the second term of the NDA government, was also present in the meeting.
Mohammed Sanaullah released: who was released Former army officer and Kargil War veteran Mohammed Sanaullah, who was released from a detention centre in Guwahati on Saturday, was overwhelmed with emotion when he met his elder brother and family members at Kalanikah village today.
Centre v/s Bengal: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accused the central government of using social media to create communal tension in the state.
Kathua rape and murder case verdict: The Pathankot court on Monday convicted six of the seven accused in Kathua rape and murder case.
“People convicted by Pathankot court are Sanji Ram, Anand Dutta, Parvesh Kumar, Deepak Khajuria, Surender Verma and Tilak Raj," said Advocate Mubeen Farooqui, representing victim's family.
Freelance journalist arrest for post on UP CM: The wife of Delhi-based freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia has moved the Supreme Court for his release. The Supreme Court, however, has decided to hear the matter on Tuesday.
Modi sarkar 2.0: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting of all secretaries on Monday, where he is likely to outline priorities of his government, sources said.
India-France ties: France stands alongside India in the fight against terrorism and terror financing, said French Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, during his official visit to New Delhi on Monday.
Amit Shah holds meeting on internal security: In the high-level meeting, National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval who was reappointed to the post for five more years and given Cabinet rank in the second term of the NDA government, was also present in the meeting.
Priyanka Gandhi's visit Uttar Pradesh: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi will be meeting party workers and representatives during her two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh starting Tuesday. This will be her visit to the state after the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.
Nitish Kumar won't budge: "We will never compromise with our core values and principles, during or before elections. Our focus is on developing Bihar. We are focused on helping the nation through developing our state. After elections the pace of work will increase as many leaders who were engaged in campaigning during elections will resume work," Kumar said.
Jagan Mohan Reddy chairs first cabinet meeting: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy chaired the first meeting of his cabinet on Monday with all 25 ministers, including five deputy Chief Ministers. Earlier on Saturday, the twenty-five legislators were sworn-in as ministers in the cabinet of Chief Minister, nine days after Reddy took over as Andhra Pradesh CM.
Hunt for new UP BJP chief: With Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey making it to the Union cabinet, all eyes are now on who will lead the party in the politically crucial state where by-polls to 11 assembly seats are slated this year.
DCW chief demands death penalty for Twinkle's accuse: Demanding death sentence for the two-year-old girl in Tappal area of Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women Swati Maliwal on Monday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Political leaders mourn death of Veteran Girish Karnad: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and various political leaders across the country expressed grief over the death of noted actor and playwright Girish Karnad. The leaders include, H D Kumaraswamy, Dr G Parameshwara, Arvind Kejriwal, Randeep Surjewala, Kamal Haasan and Shashi Tharoor.
Sharad Pawar attacks Pragya Thakur: Giving ticket to a person accused of triggering bomb blasts is an attack on democracy, said Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Monday.
Indian man creates chaos at LGBTQ parade in US: Police say a man threatened another person with a BB gun during an LGBTQ pride parade in the nation's capital, setting off a panic that sent hundreds of people running in fear. Aftabjit Singh was arrested after Saturday evening's incident in Dupont Circle, about a mile from the White House.
Sheila Dikshit to meet Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) on Monday sought time from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for discussing issues related to the national capital.