Politics

  • Urges to reopen Kartarpur Corridor
    Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], July 29 : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor in view of the improvement in the COVID-19 situation, to facilitate people to visit the historic shrine in Pakistan.In a letter […]
  • Lok Sabha Speaker is very upset
    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday urged the Opposition MPs to maintain the decorum of the House and not to indulge in unruly behaviour. New Delhi (india) 29 July : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Thursday urged the Opposition MPs to maintain the […]
  • Water levels of Ganga, Yamuna rising
    Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India]: Low-lying areas at Sangam, in Prayagraj, saw an increase in the water level in the Ganga and the Yamuna in the last 24 hours due to incessant heavy rainfall in the northern part of the country.The people living in low-lying areas […]
  • Odisha: Medical colleges opened
    Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India]: The Odisha government on Wednesday allowed the reopening of medical colleges and other institutions in view of declining COVID-19 cases.Institutions of teaching including nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, public health and other paramedical/allied medical science courses have been permitted to reopen […]
  • Only vaccinated in local train
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Aslam Shaikh on Wednesday hinted that fully vaccinated passengers could be permitted to travel unrestricted in suburban train services within two to three days. Speaking to the media, Shaikh said in the state cabinet meeting, a detailed discussion took […]
  • Election review meeting held
    New Delhi [India]: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday held a review meeting on advance planning for forthcoming elections with the Chief Electoral Officers of the five states namely Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.“The preliminary meeting held was focussed on various […]
  • Mizoram demands intervention
    Aizwal (Mizoram) [India]: Requesting Centre to intervene in the border dispute with Assam, Mizoram government Wednesday said miscreants from Assam have removed railway tracks and blocked National Highway (NH) 306 disrupting transportation to the state.In his message, Home Secretary Pu Lalnunmawia Chuaungo requested the Centre […]
  • Punjab: Cancel Agreements
    Chandigarh [India]: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to cancel or revisit all one-sided Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with private companies that are not beneficial to the state.An official release said that Chief Minister has asked the PSPCL […]
  • Plea for regulations in vernacular
    Kochi (Kerala) [India]: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition of Lakshadweep MP PP Mohammed Faizal seeking directions to the administration to publish its draft regulations in vernacular languages.The Division Bench of Chief Justice S Manikumar and Justice Shaji P Chaly granted liberty […]
  • Tejashwi Yadav slams Centre
    Patna (Bihar) [India]: Leader of Opposition (LoP) Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday hit out at the Central government for not conducting a caste-based census. Taking to Twitter, Yadav shared a video clip from his speech in Bihar Assembly and asked why the Centre wants to deprive […]
  • ‘Conduct serosurveys in states’
    New Delhi [India]: The Central government on Wednesday advised all States and Union Territories (UTs) to conduct seroprevalence surveys in consultation with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to generate district-level data. As per a letter written by the Union Health Secretary to Additional […]
  • Delhi Police pulled up
    New Delhi [India]: A Delhi court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi Police for not updating records on pending cases against under-trial prisoners (UTPs) and said it is “pathetic” not to do such exercise as it is delaying disposal of bail applications of accused/UTPs. “In […]
  • Dharna against YSRCP govt.
    Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) [India], July 28: Andhra Pradesh BJP members held a dharna against the YSRCP-led state government on Wednesday.BJP has alleged that the state government was acting against the Hindu dharma by encouraging Muslim appeasement and conversions to Christianity. BJP Andhra Pradesh President Somu […]
  • ‘Come together to defeat BJP’
    New Delhi [India], July 28: With an eye on 2024 Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday discussed “the unity of Opposition” with Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and said it is essential for everyone to come together […]
  • Protests against ruling DMK
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]: Former Minister Jayakumar of AIADMK on Wednesday staged a protest against the DMK government at Royapuram in Chennai for not implementing its election promises. Jayakumar said, ” AIADMK protest is state-wide in a democratic way. The protest is against the state […]
  • US mission in Afghanistan failed, Kabul administration does not control situation: Russian Defense Minister
    Dushanbe [Tajikistan], July 28 : Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday said the mission of the United States and NATO in Afghanistan has failed and the situation in Afghanistan is not in control of the Ashraf Ghani government.This remark comes amid stalled intra-Afghan negotiation […]
  • J&K Statehood Question
    New Delhi [India], July 28 : Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir would be granted at an ‘appropriate time’ after normalcy is restored in the union territory, said Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Wednesday while responding to a question in the […]
  • Will continue good work done by Yediyurappa: New Karnataka CM assures PM Modi
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 28 : After being sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday, Basavaraj Bommai thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his good wishes and said he would continue the good work done by the previous BS Yediyurappa-led state government.“Thank […]
  • Rajnath meets Belarusian peer
    Dushanbe [Tajikistan] July 28 : Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday met with his Belarusian counterpart Lieutenant General Viktor Khrenin on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers’ Meeting in Dushanbe.“Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh met Minister of Defence of the Republic of […]
  • CPR Awareness in India
    New Delhi [India]: The Indian Medical Association is reaching out to more than one million people for creating awareness on Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)- a lifesaving technique that is useful at times when the breathing or heartbeat of a person has stopped.IMA President Dr J A […]
  • Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 28: Amid speculation of a Cabinet reshuffle in Rajasthan, Congress leader Ajay Maken reached Jaipur on Tuesday night on a two-day visit.During his visit, he will meet MLAs in Rajasthan Assembly from 10 am today. “AICC General Secretary and Rajasthan Congress […]
  • Jan Ashirwad Yatra for ministers
    New Delhi [India]: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not have been able to introduce the newly inducted members of his council of ministers in parliament due to uproar created by the opposition but Bharatiya Janata Party is planning to introduce them to the people they […]
  • Rajasthan: ‘Niryatak Bano’
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], July 28: Rajasthan government’s Industries Department and the apex industrial development body, the Rajasthan Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO), have launched a campaign to help local traders in expanding their businesses to foreign countries.The campaign “Mission Niryatak Bano” is planned in […]
  • Open-air classes in Anantnag
    Jammu and Kashmir’s Department of Education has started open-air community classes in far-flung areas of Bimar Narsar villages in Anantnag district, in an effort to continue children’s education while curbing the spread of COVID-19. Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 27 : In addition to […]
  • Opposition on Pegasus issue
    A, give joint adjournment motion notice in LS, Opposition parties which have been pressing for a discussion and probe into allegations of surveillance through Pegasus spyware, have decided to strongly raise the issue in Parliament on Wednesday. New Delhi [India], July 27 : The opposition […]
  • River water levels rising
    Shimla/Keylong, Jul 27: Incessant rains have been wreaking havoc in the hill state as currently, three rivers are flowing above the danger mark including Satluj and its Chandra tributary, and Chenab river in the Lahaul subdivision. Deputy Commissioner of Lahaul Spiti, Mr Neeraj Kumar said […]
  • MP CM honours Dr Kalam
    Bhopal, July 27: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday led the state in paying homage on the death anniversary of erstwhile president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam – the Bharat Ratna-recipient father of India’s crucial Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme that constitutes a landmark […]
  • ‘Buy Khadi’: Modi
    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked fellow citizens to buy Khadi products as it benefits the poor weavers in the country. ‘Whenever, wherever you purchase a Khadi product, it does benefit our poor weaver brothers and sisters. That is why, in a […]
  • ‘No death due to lack of oxygen’
    Patna, Jul 27: Bihar Health minister Mangal Pandey today said that no covid patient died due to non availability of Oxygen and medical equipments or anomalies in identifying the seriousness of the disease during the second wave of the pandemic in the state. Mr Pandey […]
  • Committee in Govt. schools
    Patna, Jul 27 : Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, in his ruling directed the state government to constitute Management Committee in every government school within a month across the state. Intervening into the reply of Bihar education minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhari to a starred […]
  • Journalists desire Pegasus probe
    New Delhi, Jul 27 : Senior journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar have approached the Supreme Court for an independent probe headed by a former or sitting top court judge into the Pegasus surveillance scam relating to alleged snooping on opposition leaders, activists, journalists and […]
  • UP polls: Candidates from BSP
    Etawah, Jul 27 : Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) has become the first political party in the state to announce candidates for 2022 Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. The BSP has announced Ramesh Singh Yadav from the Bitthur seat and Kalmesh Ambedkar from Bharthana (reserved) Assembly seat. […]
  • K’taka leader in Science & Tech
    Bengaluru, Jul 27 (UNI) Caretaker chief minister B S Yeddiyurappa on Tuesday said that Karnataka has always been at the forefront of science, technology and innovation which has been contributing to India’s growth significantly. Chief minister was responding to the Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw’s appreciation […]
  • LS adjourned for day
    Oppn continues protest over Pegasus snooping row, new farm bills New Delhi, Jul 27 : Proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned for the day on Tuesday after the House witnessed nine adjournments as the Opposition members created a ruckus over various issues, including Pegasus […]
  • Uddhav turns 61, wishes pour in
    Pune/Mumbai, Jul 27 (UNI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray turned 61 on Tuesday and wishes poured in for the Shiv Sena president. Wishing Thackeray, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, ‘Birthday greetings to Maharashtra CM Shri Uddhav Thackeray Ji. May he be blessed with a long […]
  • Indians tally huge share in fraud
    New Delhi : The total undisclosed credits amounting to Rs 20,078 crore have been detected till June 1, 2021 with links to the Panama Papers Leaks, the government said on Tuesday.The Panama Papers refer to voluminous leaked documents of Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca. The […]
  • Who will replace Yediyurappa ?
    BJP central team to meet MLAs in Bengaluru today, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and G Kishan Reddy will be the BJP’s central observers for the Karnataka legislative party meeting on Tuesday evening to elect a new leader to replace BS Yediyurappa as the state’s CM. […]
  • Arunachal: 490 new cases
    Itanagar, Jul 27 (UNI) As many as 490 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Arunachal Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s caseload to 46,357 while the death toll rose to 218 as two more succumbed to the virus.According to the bulletin […]
  • Gandhari Bridge closed down
    Thane, Jul 27: Gandhari bridge in Kalyan town of the Thane district was closed with immediate effect after it developed cracks during a heavy downpour, a civic official said on Tuesday. Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC), Madhuri Phophale informed that the Gandhari bridge was in […]
  • PM salutes CRPF on Raising Day
    New Delhi, Jul 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on its 83rd Raising Day on Tuesday. Taking to Twitter, Modi said, “Greetings to all courageous @crpfindia personnel and their families on the force’s Raising Day. The […]
  • Govt developing 73 critical roads along India-China border
    New Delhi, Jul 26: The government on Monday said that it is fully seized of the security needs of the country and is currently developing 73 critical roads of 4,203 km length along the Indo-China Border that are being accorded highest priority with dedicated funding. […]
  • Assam accuses Mizoram
    Assam hit out at Mizoram late on Monday for breaching agreements, status quo, and said the Mizoram Police used light machine guns (LMGs) in the clashes that left five Assamese police personnel dead hours earlier along the border between the two states. At least 50 […]
  • Import duty cut on food
    New Delhi: In a move to contain rising prices of pulses, the government on Monday reduced basic customs duty on Mosur dal to nil and also halved the Agriculture Infrastructure Development Cess on lentils to 10 per cent. A notification in this regard was tabled […]
  • ‘No cyber breach’: Govt.
    There was no breach in the government’s official email system maintained by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), the Union ministry of electronics and information technology told parliament last week, in a stand that appeared to contradict several cybersecurity incidents in the past year. In February, […]
  • Delhi dips to 29 degrees
    Several parts of Delhi received rainfall on Tuesday morning, bringing the temperature down to 29 degrees Celsius in relief from sultry weather conditions. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that a thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain is likely in many parts of Delhi, […]
  • 2 held for 99 fake accounts
    The Uttar Pradesh police arrested two men on Monday for allegedly duping e-commerce platform Amazon of lakhs of rupees. The duo, who hail from Haryana’s Hisar district, was arrested by officials of Noida’s Cyber Crime police station. Police said the accused — Anil aka Alok […]
  • ‘0.01% positivity’: Yogi
    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday announced that the Covid-19 (24-hour) positivity rate in Uttar Pradesh has now come down to a negligible 0.01%. The positivity rate is the number of samples that test positive against the total number of samples tested. Yogi Adityanath made […]
  • Goa Governor requests Centre
    Goa Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai on Monday requested the Central government to provide assistance to flood-affected people in Goa. He informed more than 5,000 houses have been damaged or destroyed due to heavy rains. “I request the Centre to provide assistance to flood-affected people […]
  • Minister briefs on Fuel Prices
    New Delhi: Briefing the Lok Sabha about the rising fuel prices in the country, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday said the prices are determined based on world market pricing. He further said 85 per cent of petroleum products are imported and […]
  • ‘Government clueless’: Cong
    New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government over reports of China’s action in Demchok stating that the government is clueless on how to handle China and is ignoring their actions which will cause problems. “Government of India (GOI) is clueless […]
  • Bankruptcy code tabled
    Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday introduced the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill 2021, or IBC, in Lok Sabha aimed at reworking some of the processes to deal with small businesses going belly up. The bill was necessitated by the financial stress wrought by […]
  • BKU to intensify protest
    Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Monday gave ample indication of spreading the eight-month-old farmers’ agitation to Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the two Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled states that are scheduled to go to assembly polls early next year. The farmers’ agitation against the […]
  • Poor state Bihar sits on largest reserve of gold
    New Delhi, Jul 26 (UNI) Bihar may feature among the poor states of India but when it comes to gold, the state is sitting on the largest gold ore (primary) reserves in the country. In written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on gold […]
  • Bihar: Monsoon Session
    Patna, Jul 26 (UNI) The attitude, the opposition members exhibited on the floor of the Lower House on the opening day of the brief Monsoon session of Bihar Assembly, indicate the session would be stormy. As soon as the House assembled for the day, the […]
  • Rakesh Tikait’s ‘Mission UP’
    threatens to lay siege to Lucknow roads similar to Delhi, Rakesh Tikait has said that farmers will hold a tractor parade on Independence Day (August 15). Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has said that farmers will hold a tractor parade on Independence Day […]
  • No Plan To Print Currency
    Responding to a question asked by a member of the Lok Sabha, Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the government has no plans to print currency notes to tide over the current economic crisis New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the […]
  • 1000 seats in Lok Sabha?
    Manish Tewari claims Modi govt wants to increase strength before 2024, Notably, late former President Pranab Mukherjee had in 2019 said that the number of seats in Lok Sabha should be increased to 1,000 from the present 543. The Congress party has claimed that the […]
  • Separate toilets for transgenders
    PIL in the Delhi High Court on Monday sought direction to authorities to construct separate washrooms for the third gender. A PIL in the Delhi High Court on Monday sought direction to authorities to construct separate washrooms for the third gender on the ground that […]
  • PM Modi’s UP visit postponed
    According to Siddhartha Nagar District Magistrate Deepak Meena, the change in itinerary follows a revision of the plan as per which the Prime Minister will inaugurate the nine medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to Siddhartha Nagar for the inauguration […]
  • Earthquake: Delhi Metro Services
    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) briefly stopped its train services on Monday morning, soon after it began day’s operations after mild tremors were reported in the national Capital. DMRC officials said that this was done as a precautionary measure. At 8 am, DMRC tweeted, […]
  • Revision of Bankruptcy Code
    Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will introduce a Bill to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, is the bankruptcy law of India that seeks to consolidate the existing framework by creating a […]
  • Weekend curfew lifted in J&K
    The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday lifted the weekend curfew from all districts of the Union territory though some restrictions such as night curfew will stay in place. As per the orders issued by the state executive committee (SEC) chief secretary Arun Kumar Mehta […]
  • Mahila Kisan Sansad in Delhi
    The collective of over 40 protesting farmer unions said in a statement that several convoys of women farmers were reaching the Delhi borders to join the ‘Mahila Kisan Sansad’. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) announced on Sunday that women will conduct the ongoing ‘Kisan Sansad’ […]
  • 50 cr to topple Hemant: Cong MLA
    Simdega, Jul 25 (UNI) Congress party’s Kolebira MLA has made disclosures after a photo with Amit Singh, one of the three accused arrested by the police over the conspiracy to topple the Hemant Soren government of Jharkhand went viral. MLA Naman Vixal Kongadi said that […]
  • Maha: CM Visits Flooded areas
    This comes as relief work in monsoon-affected areas is going on in full swing. More than 100 people have died in Maharashtra alone due to rain-related incidents. Chiplun: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday visited the flood-affected Chiplun. He met officials and local representatives to […]
  • Pegasus: PM must clarify
    The former home minister said he was not sure that one can go to the extent of saying that the entire electoral mandate of 2019 was vitiated by the “unlawful snooping” but added that it may have “helped” the BJP to score that victory which […]
  • Ayodhya: Yogi to visit Ramlala
    Earlier on Friday, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati held a ‘Brahmin Sammelan’ in Ayodhya. This comes ahead of the Uttar Pradesh polls. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrived in Ayodhya on Sunday, where he took stock of the development works. At the Dashrath Medical College, […]
  • Who funded Pegasus snooping?
    “People died in Hiroshima, while in the Pegasus case, it led to the death of freedom,”, said Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday asked who funded the alleged snooping of politicians and journalists by Pegasus and compared it with […]
  • No issues on Reshuffle: Maken
    Ajay Maken on Sunday said there is no contradiction among the party’s leaders in Rajasthan on the issue of cabinet reshuffle. AICC general secretary Ajay Maken on Sunday said there is no contradiction among the party’s leaders in Rajasthan on the issue of cabinet reshuffle […]
  • completes 4 years in office
    President Kovind recently visited his birthplace Paraunkh with his family, where he addressed a gathering and also visited the Pathri Devi temple where they offered prayers. President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday completed four years in office, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said, highlighting that he gave […]
  • Waiting for instructions on possible exit
    Indicating that Monday might be his last day in office, Yediyurappa had recently said that based on the instructions that the central leaders will give him on July 25, he will get on with “his work” from July 26. Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa […]
  • Kolkata : 2 Arrested
    Two additional individuals have been detained in the post-election rioting in Kolkata for reportedly murdering BJP leader Abhijit Sarkar. So far, seven of the eight defendants mentioned in the FIR have been apprehended in connection with the case. Two more people have been arrested in […]
  • Chhattisgarh : One Naxal killed
    The gunfight took place in the wee hours at a forest near Minpa village under Chintagufa police station limits. According to a police officer, a Naxal was killed in an encounter with security personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Sunday. Sukma Superintendent of Police Sunil Sharma told PTI that the shootout occurred in the early hours of the morning at Minpa village, under the Chintagufa police station boundaries, around 400 kilometres from the state capital Raipur, while a combined team of security forces was out on a search operation. Personnel belonging to the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were involved in the operation that was launched based on […]
  • Kanwariyas under police monitoring
    The Haridwar government has stated that they will closely monitor state boundaries to prevent Kanwariya pilgrims from accessing Haridwar. This day marks the beginning of the Kanwar Yatra. This year, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic the Yatra has been cancelled in Uttrakhand. As per Abudai Krishnaraj, senior superintendent of police (SSP), Haridwar, entry at ‘Har ki Pauri’ has been restricted as well. “Restrictions […]
  • Resolving border disputes
    The Modi government aims to link the capitals of all the states of the region by rail, road and airways before 2023-24, he said adding that development can happen only when this geographically remote region is provided with all types of connectivity. Union Home Minister […]
  • Arvind Kejriwal vs L-G again
    In a letter to the Delhi government, the Lieutenant Governor said that the matter had been referred to President Ram Nath Kovind, but since it is an urgent matter, exercising his powers, 11 lawyers named by the Delhi Police were appointed as public prosecutors in […]
  • Army: Counter-Terrorism division
    The Indian Army pulled out units engaged in counter-terrorism operations in the Northern Command area to deploy them along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Eastern Ladakh area some months ago in order to tackle the Chinese forces. It was months ago when the […]
  • Delhi returning to status quo
    The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Saturday allowed further relaxation in the national Capital and said from July 26 Delhi Metro will run at full capacity and cinema halls and theatres in the city will be allowed to reopen at half of their capacity. Bars […]
  • Delhi Police can detain under NSA
    This comes ahead of the Independence Day and at a time when the farmers have been protesting against the Centre’s three agriculture laws at the Jantar Mantar in the national capital. New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has, according to a notification, granted the powers […]
  • Yogi to contest from Gorakhpur
    BJP to field all top leaders in UP polls 2022, Other MLCs like Maurya will contest from Sirathu seat of Kaushambi, Dinesh Sharma from Lucknow and Dr. Mahendra Singh from Kunda seat of Pratapgarh, sources said. The Bharatiya Janata Party is leaving no stone unturned […]
  • Karnataka : reopening of worship places
    Karnataka on Friday reported 1,705 new COVID-19 cases and 30 deaths, taking the tally to 28,91,699 and the toll to 36,323. The day also saw 2,243 discharges. Bengaluru : Karnataka government on Saturday permitted reopening of places of worship and amusement parks from July 25 […]
  • J&K: CBI raids multiple locations
    The CBI had registered a case on the consent of Jammu and Kashmir government and further notification from the central government in 2018 and taken over probe from the state police that during the period 2012 to 2016 Launching swift action, multiple teams of the […]
  • Congress crisis far from over
    All is not well within Punjab Congress as former state Congress chief Sunil Jakhar has expressed his grievance openly, saying the party has forgotten him, indirectly pointing to the incapability of the newly appointed state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu. Directly questioning the party’s high […]
  • Population policy lauded
    Amid states like Uttar Pradesh proposing a law on population control, the Union government reported a decreasing fertility rate and a halving in the rates of teenage births and marriages, just by successfully implementing the national population policy of 2000. Responding to a question by […]
  • AP transfers 16 IAS officers
    The Andhra Pradesh government, in a major reshuffle, issued orders on Friday to transfer 16 IAS officers with immediate effect. Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Adityanath Das had issued a government order in this regard. According to the order, D Muralidhar Reddy, IAS (2006), Collector and […]
  • Road ahead even more daunting
    Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the economic liberalisation process started 30 years ago catapulted India to a $3 trillion economy but added that the road ahead is even more daunting than during the 1991 crisis and priorities of the nation need to […]
  • India, Maldives sign $4.5 mn agreement
    India and the Maldives on Friday signed an agreement for a grant of $4.5 million for implementing community development projects in the Indian Ocean archipelago that is seen as a key pillar of New Delhi’s “Neighbourhood First” policy. The agreement was signed by external affairs […]
  • Rain fury sweeps through India
    At least 60 people were reported dead and thousands displaced due to heavy rains in coastal Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa in the past two days, even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert for the entire western coast over the weekend. In […]
  • ‘Be prepared’: Naveen Patnaik
    New Delhi: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked officials to remain fully prepared to tackle a possible third wave of Covid-19, which may hit by August end. Chairing a meeting to review the Covid-19 scenario in the state, Patnaik said, “As per the […]
  • India under ‘Mission Raftaar’
    Trains passing through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand on the existing Howrah-New Delhi rail route will run at a speed of 160 kilometres per hour. The infrastructure for increasing the average speeds of passenger trains on the Howrah-Delhi route is being improved as a part […]
  • Ex-gratia for kin
    The Maharashtra government on Friday announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh each to the kin of people who have died in landslides triggered by heavy rains in different parts of the state. A statement from the Chief Minister’s Office said, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, […]
  • Protest against BJP leader
    The Indian Youth Congress on Friday led a protest march against Union Minister and BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi, who had called protesting farmers “mawali” (ruffian). Lekhi on Thursday had denounced farmers protesting here against the three contentious farm laws as “mawali” (ruffian) after she was […]
  • Sidhu is the new Captain
    Striking the right chord in his first address to party workers, a charged-up Sidhu said that the real issue is the ‘ongoing farmers protest’. In the presence of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, senior Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu assumed command of the Punjab Pradesh Congress […]
  • TMC MP Santanu Sen suspended
    For the rest of the term of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Trinamool Congress MP Santanu Sen was suspended from Rajya Sabha. TMC MP Shantanu Sen was suspended from the Rajya Sabha on Friday for the remaining period of the Monsoon Session a day […]
  • Rains wreak havoc in Telangana
    IMD on Friday predicted heavy rainfall in twelve districts of Telangana India Meteorological Department on Friday predicted heavy rainfall in twelve districts of Telangana. “Red alert in three districts including Kumuram Bheem, Jagtial, Warangal, and Orange alert in nine districts of the state,” said the […]
  • Sidhu attends CM’s ‘tea party’
    Navjot Singh Sidhu will be taking over from incumbent state Congress chief Sunil Jakhar. Senior Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday attended Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s ‘tea party’ just ahead of his elevation ceremony as chief of the party’s Punjab unit. According to news agency […]
  • Monsoon Session: Sword of suspension on TMC MP, massive uproar expected in Parliament
    New Delhi: The Monsoon session of Parliament continues to witness a lot of uproar and controversies.  TMC MP Shantanu Sen, who snatched papers from the hands of Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnav and tore it into the air on Thursday, is expected to create an uproar in […]
  • MH, Telangana get heavy rains
    Heavy rains lashed Telangana and parts of Maharashtra on Thursday while sultry weather prevailed in the north, even as the IMD forecast widespread rainfall over the east and central parts of the country in the next two days. Two people died due to a landslide […]
  • Covaxin 2nd dose trial on 2-6
    The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi is all set to conduct the trial of Covaxin’s second dose on children aged 2-6 years. The trial will begin next week. AIIMS had previously vaccinated children aged 6-12 with the second dose of Bharat […]
  • Privilege motion on MoS
    Congress leader K C Venugopal on Thursday moved a privilege motion against Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar for “misleading” the parliament on deaths due to shortage of oxygen in the country amid the COVID-19 outbreak. He said the entire country witnessed how […]
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