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Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.

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Indie Journal brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from attack on police convoy in Manipur, Kerala MP Suresh Gopi's request to step down as MoS, to the rise of far Right in EU elections.


Indian Express: Ahead of Manipur CM’s visit to tense Jiribam, attack on police convoy

Suspected Kuki militants ambushed a police convoy enroute to Jiribam on Monday morning, Indian Express reports, leaving one police personnel injured, police said. The incident came ahead of Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh’s planned visit to the district, which has been witnessing escalated tensions since last week. According to the report, the attack on the advance guard sent to prepare for the CM’s visit took place along National Highway 37, the key road that connects Imphal and Jiribam, around 10:40 am. The site of the attack, T. Laijang village comes under the Kuki-Zomi dominated Kangpokpi district. Read the full report here.


Kerala MP Suresh Gopi, who took oath as minister of state, wants to step down: Hindustan Times


A day after Thrissur MP Suresh Gopi was sworn in as a Union minister of state (MoS) in the Narendra Modi-led government, the 65-year-old actor-politician said he wanted to be relieved of the new responsibility because of his commitments to some film projects. Hindustan Times reports that Gopi, a leading Malayalam film actor scripted history by becoming the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP to be elected from Kerala. A party leader said the actor was unhappy over his induction as the MoS and had hoped to be appointed a cabinet minister or at least, minister of state (independent charge). Read the full report here.


Israeli War Cabinet Minister resigns Over Netanyahu’s military management, TeleSUR

The former general and minister of the Israeli War Cabinet, Benny Gantz, announced on Sunday his resignation from the Emergency Executive created by the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, considering that the PM gets in the way of a conflict resolution and lack in a post war plan. TeleSUR reports that Gantz gave 8 June as the deadline for his party to leave the War Cabinet if it failed to agree on a “comprehensive action plan” with six objectives: to bring the hostages home, overthrow and demilitarise the Palestinian Resistance in Gaza, establish an alternative government in the Gaza Strip, guarantee the return of residents on the northern border and forge relations of normalisation. Former General’s departure means that Netanyahu’s coallition will lose the backing of a centrist bloc that has helped broaden support for the government in Israel and abroad. Read the full report here.


PM replies to Trudeau's Congratulatory post: India Today reports

A day after taking oath as Prime Minister for a third straight term, Narendra Modi on Monday responded to his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau’s congratulatory message, India Today reports. The PM said he looks forward to the two countries working together based on “mutual understanding and respect for each other’s concerns.” PM Modi’s response comes amid ongoing tensions with Canada following Trudeau’s comments last year alleging India’s involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. Read the full report here.


Al Jazeera on the surge of far right in EU vote, topping polls in Germany, France, Austria


Al Jazeera reports that far-right parties have made significant gains in the European Union parliamentary elections. They have delivered humiliating defeats to the parties of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron and Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer. While mainstream parties kept control of the 705-member European Parliament on Sunday, the report says that the the 27-member bloc swung palpably to the right in a sign of the durability of anti-establishment sentiment on the continent. Read the full report here.