NEWS ON AIR Website cell, IT Unit, NSD, All India Radio, New Broadcasting House, New Delhi, India ? 2006 All rights reserved. All India Radio AIR State News Heatwave sweeps Telangana, Maharashtra and Rajasthan STA In Telangana, several places are reeling under heat wave conditions. Met officials warned that the similar conditions will continue till the 31st of this month. Arunachal: BJP to hold its legislature party meet today STA In Arunachal Pradesh, BJP will hold its legislature party meeting today. Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who is all set to become the chief minister again, will meet Governor BD Mishra soon after the meeting and stake claim to form government. Prem Singh Golay takes oath as new Sikkim CM STA Sikkim Karantikari Morcha SKM President P S Golay today took over as the New Chief Minister of Sikkim. Farmers to get KALIA money on day of Naveen’s swearing-in STA After the swearing-in of Naveen Patnaik as the Chief Minister for the fifth consecutive term on Wednesday, 6 to 7 lakh farmers under KALIA scheme will receive the financial assistance of 5 thousand rupees on the same day through Direct Benefit Transfer. BJP, AGP to field candidates for two Rajya Sabha seats STA In Assam, the BJP and its ally Asom Gana Parishad decided to contest in each of the two Rajya Sabha seats. West Bengal: Higher Secondary results released STA In West Bengal results for Higher Secondary Examinations have been published today. Major fire reduces grass, trees to ashes in Ambazari forest STA A major fire broke out in Ambazari forest, a part of the urban forest in Hingana forest range, Nagpur. YSRC's Jagan Mohan Reddy to be sworn in as Andhra Pradesh CM STA The swearing-in-ceremony of Leader of YSR Congress Legislature Party YS Jagan Mohan Reddy as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister is scheduled on May 30 at IGM Stadium in Vijayawada. Mumbai BJP workers file complaint against 'derogratory' meme on PM Modi STA BJP workers on Sunday complained to police against a Congress activist for allegedly posting a derogatory meme indicating the Prime Minister on a social media platform. According to the complaint, a Congress functionary uploaded the meme on a group in a popular instant messaging service. Odisha Governor invites Naveen Patnaik to form next govt STA Odisha Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal has invited BJD leader Naveen Patnaik to form the next government in the state. Sumalatha to decide on joining BJP on May 29 STA The lone independent Member of Parliament elected from Mandya in Karnataka Sumalatha Ambareesh has said that she will take a decision whether to join NDA or not on Wednesday after seeking the opinion of her electorate. WB: Results for Higher Secondary Education to be published tomorrow STA In West Bengal, results for Higher Secondary Education will be published tomorrow. Could only request, not demand PM for special category status to Andhra: Jaganmohan Reddy STA YSR Congress Party President and Andhra Pradesh CM-designate Y S Jaganmohan Reddy said, his party could only request and not demand or command the special category status. Bihar: Two MLAs, one MLC of RLSP join Janta Dal (U) STA In Bihar, two MLAs and one MLC of Rashtriyae Lok Samta Party( RLSP) today joined Janta Dal (United). Alka Lamba announces to quit AAP next year STA Disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party MLA Alka Lamba has announced that she will quit the party next year. In a tweet, she said, her journey started with AAP in 2013 will end in 2020. Lamba has been at odds with the party for some time now. Heat wave likely to stay till May 27 in Telangana STA In Telangana, several places continued to sizzle with Ramagundam recording the highest maximum temperature of 45.2 degrees Celsius yesterday. Pinaki Mishra to donate MP salary for next 5 years to CMRF STA In Odisha, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Pinaki Mishra has announced to donate his salary as Member of Parliament for the next five years to help the victims of Cyclone Fani in Puri district. Mild tremors felt in southern districts of West Bengal STA In West Bengal, a mild tremor was felt in many parts of the southern districts of the state this morning. Sikkim Krantikari Morcha stakes claim to form new govt in state STA A delegation of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, SKM led by its president Prem Singh Golay yesterday called on the Governor, Ganga Prasad, and staked claim to form the new government in the state. PM Modi to visit Gujarat today STA Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat today to seek the blessings of his mother. This will be Mr Modi's first visit to his home state after the results of 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Andhra Pradesh: Jagan Mohan Reddy stakes claim to form govt STA In Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has been unanimously elected as Legislature Party leader today. BJP is all set to form the government in Arunachal Pradesh STA In Arunachal Pradesh, after a decisive victory in the 10th Legislative Assembly elections, BJP is all set to form the government in the state for another term. Surat fire tragedy: Police arrest coaching owner STA In Gujarat, the death toll in yesterday's fire tragedy in Surat has risen to 22 as two more students succumbed to injuries today. Normal life affected in Odisha due to intense heatwave conditions STA Normal life across Odisha, particularly in western districts, has been severely affected following an intense heat wave condition, prevailing for more than two weeks. DMK leader TR Baalu named President of Lok Sabha panel STA DMK senior leader TR Baalu has been named the President of its Lok Sabha panel. NHRC issues notice to Gujarat govt over death of students in Surat STA The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has issued a notice to the government of Gujarat over the death of students in a fire at a coaching centre in Surat. West Bengal Governor expresses concern over post-poll violence in different parts of State STA West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathy has expressed concern over post-poll violence in different parts of State. TMC re-elected Sudip Bandyopadhyay as Parliamentary party leader STA Trinamul Congress re-elected Sudip Bandyopadhyay as Parliamentary party leader today. Naveen Patnaik set to take oath for fifth term as Odisha CM STA Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal has accepted the resignation of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his council of Ministers to pave the way for the formation of the new government in the State. DMK convenes its newly-elected MPs meet STA The DMK has convened the meeting of its newly elected Lok Sabha members at the party headquarters in Chennai this evening. Residents of urban areas avoid pressing NOTA in MP STA In Madhya Pradesh, residents of urban areas avoided pressing none of the above, NOTA, option in the state but at the same time, people of tribal-dominated seats were actively used NOTA while exercising their franchise in the 17th Lok Sabha polls. Drought relief measures taken: Maharashtra govt tells High Court STA The Maharashtra government today assured the Bombay High Court that it has implemented various drought mitigation measures, including preparation of action plans for dealing with water scarcity. 20 out of 48 Maharashtra MPs making their debut in Lok Sabha STA As many as 20 of the 48 MPs from Maharashtra are making their debut in the 17th Lok Sabha. HK Patil resigns from Congress campaign committee of Karnataka STA In Karnataka, senior Congress leader HK Patil has resigned as President of state Congress Campaign Committee, taking responsibility for the party's disastrous defeat in Lok Sabha polls. Karnataka: Deputy CM says that LS election debacle will have no impact on coalition govt STA In Karnataka, Deputy Chief Minister Dr G Parameshwar has said that the Lok Sabha election debacle will have no impact on the coalition government in the state and will complete its full five-year term. Odisha Pradesh Congress President resigns after election debacle STA In Odisha, following the election results, the Pradesh Congress President Niranjan Patnaik has resigned from his post. J&K: Al Qaeda affiliate Zakir Musa killed STA In Jammu and Kashmir, Zakir Musa, the so-called chief of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a group affiliated with Al-Qaeda, was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district last night. Over 33,000 voters opted for NOTA in Himachal Pradesh STA In Himachal Pradesh, over 33,000 none of the above (NOTA) votes were polled. BJP wins all seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi STA In national capital Delhi, BJP has won all the seven Lok Sabha seats with overwhelming margins. Jagan Mohan Reddy to be sworn in as CM of Andhra Pradesh on May 30 STA In Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy will be sworn in as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh on 30th of this month at Vijayawada. KCR congratulates PM Modi on landslide NDA victory STA Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the landslide electoral victory of NDA in the Lok Sabha elections under the leadership of BJP. J&K: One army jawan martyred in IED blast in Poonch district STA In Jammu and Kashmir, one army jawan was seriously injured and a few others sustained minor injuries in an IED blast near a forward post along the LoC in Mendhar area of Poonch district today. NHRC notice UP DGP over reported death of man due to alleged assault by police personnel in custody STA National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has issued notice to the Director General of Police, Uttar Pradesh over the reported death of a man due to alleged assault by police personnel in custody in Kannauj. NHRC notice to HP govt over reported death of a school boy in Kangra STA National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Himachal Pradesh government over reported death of a school boy in Kangra due to alleged negligence of government school authorities. Elaborate arrangements made for counting of votes in Andaman & Nicobar Islands STA Elaborate arrangements have been made for the counting of votes of the lone Lok Sabha constituency of Andaman and Nicobar Islands tomorrow. 5.8-magnitude quake jolts Andaman islands STA A medium intensity earthquake of 5.8 magnitude hit Andaman group of Islands this morning. J&K: Two terrorists killed in an encounter in Gopalpora area of Kulgam district STA In Jammu & Kashmir, two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Gopalpora area of Kulgam district today. Assam police arrested ULFA militant Bijay Asom STA In Assam, police has arrested ULFA militant Bijay Asom for hurling grenade in Guwahati recently. DGP Kula Saikia said, police arrested Asom from Tinsukia district.