Evening briefing: Punjab CM breaks silence on Kangana slap case, Cong alleges EVM ‘discrepancy’ in Assam; and more news | Latest News India

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By Mahtab Ahmad


Days after newly-elected BJP MP, actor Kangana Ranaut, was slapped by a woman CISF constable at the Chandigarh airport, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann, in his first reaction, on Monday said that the now-suspended CISF personnel’s aggression stemmed from her “anger” towards the actor-turned-politician. Dig deeper

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann said on Monday that the CISF woman constable, who allegedly slapped actor Kangana Ranaut, might have been angry over the BJP MP-elect’s previous statements on the farmers’ agitation. (HT file photo)
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann said on Monday that the CISF woman constable, who allegedly slapped actor Kangana Ranaut, might have been angry over the BJP MP-elect’s previous statements on the farmers’ agitation. (HT file photo)

The opposition Congress in Assam has alleged that there was discrepancy in counting of votes in electronic voting machines (EVMs) at Karimganj Lok Sabha seat of the state, the results of which were declared on June 4 along with the seats in the rest of the country. Dig deeper

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Sports Goings

Watching Rishabh Pant play the way only he can last evening against Pakistan at the T20 World Cup in New York was a heartwarming sight for every follower of Indian cricket. About 18 months ago, when Pant met with a near-fatal car crash, no one knew if he’d ever be able to walk again, let alone play cricket. But his dedication, passion and commitment towards the sport and to make a return is the true embodiment of never giving up. Dig deeper

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The news of actor Noor Malabika Das, who was last seen with Kajol in the 2023 legal drama, The Trial, dying by suicide has sent shockwaves in the entertainment industry. The actor was found dead in her flat in Mumbai. It is believed that Noor died at her flat in Mumbai’s Lokhandwala area on Thursday (June 6). She was 31. Dig deeper

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(That’s all we have at this hour in our evening briefing. Catch you tomorrow morning)



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