CPI to discuss Bihar polls at National Council meet; 5 other news events of the day
1. CPI to discuss Bihar polls at National Council meet
Chandigarh: CPI top brass would hold parleys on its role in the upcoming Bihar elections in the three-day National Council meeting, beginning in Chandigarh from today.
The party is likely to adopt an agitation programme with other Left parties and mass organisations in the coming days to protest the government's economic and other policies.
2. Prakash Javadekar to address a press conference
New Delhi: Prakash Javadekar will be addressing a press conference today on measures for pollution control monitoring.
3. RK Nagar bypoll counting today, tight security at counting centre
Chennai: Tight security arrangements have been made at the counting centre -- the Queen Mary's College in the city -- where the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) have been stored in the strong rooms for the RK Nagar Assembly seat, in which Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was in the fray.
4. Allahabad HC pulls up Lucknow administration
Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court pulled up Lucknow administration for not fully complying with its directive of unlocking gates of two historical Imambaras and ordered complete compliance by today.
5. Nestle noodle case: Next hearing by Bombay HC today
Mumbai: Nestle, on its part, has challenged the FSSAI order in the Bombay High Court with hearings in the case to resume today.
6. June 30 will have an extra second: NASA
Washington: June 30 this year will officially be a bit longer than usual because an extra second, or 'leap' second, will be added to the day, according to NASA.