Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is addressing rallies in the northeast amid protests over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, said there is no room for "intruders" in Assam as well as the country. He said that his government is committed to safeguarding the rights and interests of the people …read more
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who could not present the Interim Budget this year after he had to fly to the US for treatment, tweeted today for the first time on returning home. Though he was not in the thick of political business when he was in the US, he was …read more
Arunachal Pradesh is an integral and inalienable part of India, the government reiterated its stand, after China objected to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the northeastern state today.
"The state of Arunachal Pradesh is an integral and inalienable part of India. Indian leaders visit Arunachal Pradesh from time to …
The Andhra Pradesh government has hired two special trains to ferry people to New Delhi for Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's protest against the Centre on February 11, officials said in Amaravati on Saturday. The General Administration Department has released Rs. 1.12 crore to hire the trains with 20 …read more
All unorganised sector workers up to 40 years of age can subscribe to the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PMSYM) scheme, which entails a minimum monthly pension of ₹3,000, from February 15, a Labour Ministry notification said.
The scheme, announced by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Budget for …read more
Father Francois Laborde, a 92-year-old priest, was on Wednesday conferred the Légion d'Honneur (Legion of Honour), the highest civilian award of France, in recognition of his work for specially-abled children.
French Ambassador to India, Alexandre Ziegler, said the country was happy to confer the award on Father Laborde who had …read more
Taking a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for “peddling lies after lies on Rafale” BJP today shared a list of 10 lies on the party’s twitter handle. This comes after Gandhi in a press conference on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being directly involved in the …read more
Devotees from different parts of the State started arriving at Dharmastala, 95 km from Mangaluru, to witness the 10-day long Mahamastakabhisheka for the monolith 39-foot high Bahubali statue. The Mahamastakabhisheka - the fourth since its installation in 1982 - had a formal beginning on Saturday various rituals performed at the Ratnagiri Hill …read more
At least 70 people have died in the last three days after consuming adulterated liquor in Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring Uttarkhand. Officials say while 36 died in Western Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district, eight deaths were reported from eastern UP's Kushinagar. In Uttarkhand, 28 deaths have been reported. With nearly two …read more
The government note in the Supreme Court does not contain a word about the “parallel parleys” conducted by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) with the Diplomatic Advisor to the French Defence Minister on the 36 Rafale aircraft deal even as the Indian Negotiating Team (INT) was undertaking formal negotiations …read more
Hitting out at the Centre, Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday said the implementation of the 14th Finance Commission’s recommendations and the delay in the release of funds from the Union government were placing stress on the State’s finances.
Though Tamil Nadu’s tax …read more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is leading the Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign blitzkrieg ahead of this year's Lok Sabha election, is set for a whirlwind tour of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura today. Giving impetus to the BJP's Lok Sabha election campaign, PM Modi's visit to the three northeastern states …read more
Beer will cost more as will other low alcoholic beverages in Karnataka from April 1 as the state budget for fiscal 2019-20 proposed a steep increase in additional excise duty on the beverages.
"I propose 25 per cent increase in additional excise duty on beer to 175 per cent from …
A complaint has been filed against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Pune for hurting sentiments by calling Veer Savarkar a coward. Gandhi had recently made this comment at a rally in New Delhi. According to the complaint, Gandhi in his speech in New Delhi had called Savarkar a coward and …read more
Prohibitory orders were imposed in the entire Guwahati city for an indefinite period as Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced angry protests from anti-Citizenship Bill agitators when he arrived here on a two-day visit of the north-east on Friday evening.
Security was further tightened after All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) and …read more