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60 dead due to flash floods in many states
Uttarakhand/ Haryana/ Himachal Pradesh/ Maharashtra, June 18 (ANI):
The early monsoon rains and swelling of rivers Ganga and Yamuna has wrecked several states of northern India. Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and several parts of Haryana were flooded, leaving around 60 people dead and thousands others stranded. The Army provided continuous humanitarian aid to thousands of pilgrims stuck in Uttarakhand in the last 36 hours. The authorities suspended the Char Dham Yatra to Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Bihar Bandh turns violent as JD(U) workers clash with BJP
Patna, June 18 (ANI):
Two days after the split of the BJP and the JD(U), the BJP observed a bandh across the state today, which got violent, leaving many injured. The BJP, blamed the JD(U) for the violence. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said this was BJP's frustration coming out. The BJP refuted the charges and accuses the JD(U) of political hypocrisy.

BJP takes jibe at Nitish for taking secularism certificate from Congress
Patna, June 18 (ANI):
The BJP on Tuesday slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who said that he was at peace after the Prime Minister called him a secular leader. BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said after the Ayodhya riots, the JD(U) had shook hands with BJP, who at that time looked secular to them. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had reached out to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday, calling him a secular leader. Nitish Kumar today thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for calling him "secular".



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