Breaking News Updates June 25, 2021: India reported 54,069 new COVID-19 cases and 1,321 deaths on Thursday. Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for the 42nd consecutive day. Amid fears of the new Delta plus variant, Maharashtra has again started reporting a rise in COVID cases. The state government has asked its districts with relatively higher caseload to not rush the process of easing restrictions. Stay tuned to this live blog for all the latest breaking news updates.Also Read - Maharashtra Likely To Impose Uniform Restrictions To Control New Delta Plus Variant

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    All For Dalit Empowerment: Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao has decided to call an all-party meeting to prepare guidelines for CM Dalit Empowerment Scheme in Hyderabad on June 27. In the meeting, Dalit public representatives, all Dalit MPs, MLAs, MLCs from all political parties would participate: CMO

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    Lockdown extended: Tamil Nadu government extends lockdown till 5th July with certain relaxations; private companies in all four districts of Chennai, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur can operate with 100% employees. Shopping complex & malls to reopen with 50% capacity.

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    Conclude agitation please: I urge all farmer unions to conclude their agitation. Govt had held 11 rounds of talks with them. Farm Bills will bring betterment to the lives of farmers. Govt of India has worked towards increasing MSP & towards more purchase at MSP: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

  • 8:35 PM IST

    Updates on Delhi Metro: As advised by Delhi Police, in view of security reasons, three Metro stations of Yellow Line namely, Vishwavidyalaya, Civil Lines and Vidhan Sabha will remain closed for public from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm tomorrow i.e, 26.06.2021 (Saturday): Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)

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    Ayodhya development plan: PM Modi will hold a meeting on Saturday with Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and other officials to review the Ayodhya development plan. The meeting is scheduled for 11 AM.