Category: POLICY

Basavaraj Bommai to take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister at 11 am on Wednesday

NEW DELHI: Newly appointed leader of the BJP legislature party Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot has invited him to form the government and he will take oath as Chief Minister at 11 AM on July 28. “I have informed the Governor about my election as the leader of the legislature party. He has […]

Lok Sabha sees repeated adjournments amid Opposition protests over Pegasus, farm laws

NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha on Tuesday witnessed a series of brief adjournments amid uproar created by opposition members over various issues, including the Pegasus spying controversy and the three contentious agri laws. While no legislative business could be transacted, the House for the first time in the Monsoon session took up “matters of urgent public […]

Kisan Sansad: Farmers plan to carry on protest till August 13

NEW DELHI: Protesting farmer leaders said on Thursday that they intend to continue with the ‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar in the heart of the national capital till August 13, the day the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament comes to an end. On Wednesday, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had given permission to the […]

Opposition should ask difficult, stinging questions but should also give opportunity to reply in peaceful environment: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday siad that I hope all of you have been vaccinated at least once. But even then, I pray to all of you and my colleagues in the House to cooperate in following the Corona protocols. Vaccine is given in ‘baahu’ (arms), and those who take it become ‘Baahubali’. […]

Modi government to take up 31 Bills during Monsoon session beginning Monday

NEW DELHI: As many as 31 Bills, including two related to finance, six on Ordinances are likely to be taken up by the Narendra Modi government (Centre) during the Monsoon Session of Parliament that will commence from Monday while the Opposition has demanded discussions on a host of issues including the Covid-19 situation and threat […]

Banks consortium gets over Rs 792 crore in Vijay Mallya loan default case: ED

NEW DELHI: The State Bank of India-led consortium that lent loans to fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya on Friday received Rs 792.11 crore in its accounts after some shares, earlier attached under the anti-money laundering law, were sold, the Enforcement Directorate said. With this, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed that the banks and the government exchequer […]

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister terms rising population ‘hurdle in development’, unveils policy to stabilise it

LUCKNOW: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday unveiled a policy aimed at stabilising the population in Uttar Pradesh and reducing maternal and infant deaths in a time-bound manner as he termed rising population a “hurdle in development”. The Uttar Pradesh Population Policy 2021-2030, unveiled on the occasion of World Population Day, also aims at bringing […]

Odisha approves 5 mega steel projects worth Rs 1.46 lakh crore investment

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha government Tuesday accorded in-principle approval for five different projects having 27.5 MT steelmaking capacity at an investment of Rs 1.46 lakh crore, official sources said. The state, which started its steel making journey from just 2 million tonne per annum (mtpa) in 2000, has so far enhanced the capacity to generate 30 […]

Modi government sanctions funds from PMCares for new vaccine-testing lab

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government (Centre or government of India) has sanctioned funds from the PMCares Fund for setting up a vaccine-testing laboratory here, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Saturday. I thank Honble PM Shri narendramodi Ji for sanctioning funds for setting up of Vaccine Testing Lab at […]

Modi government allocates Rs. 2,479 crore grant to Jharkhand Under Jal Jeevan Mission

NEW DELHI: To translate the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of providing clean tap water to every household, Union government has increased the central grant to Jharkhand under the Jal Jeevan Mission in the year 2021-22 to Rs 2,479.88 Crore, which was Rs 572.24 Crore in 2020-21. Union Minister, Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat while […]

Ayodhya to be developed as a Spiritual Centre, Global Tourism Hub and a sustainable Smart City

NEW DELHI:Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the development plan for Ayodhya. Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government officials made a presentation which encompassed various aspects of Ayodhya’s development. Ayodhya’s development is being envisaged as a Spiritual Centre, Global Tourism Hub and a sustainable Smart City. PM was informed about various upcoming and proposed infrastructure projects to improve […]

ED raids Anil Deshmukh; Sharad Pawar, Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi slam BJP, Modi government

NAGPUR/ MUMBAI: For the second time in two months, former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has come under the scanner, this time of the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which raided three locations, including his residences in Nagpur and Mumbai, and two others belonging to his two associates in connection with an alleged corruption case filed against […]

Narendra Modi government open to more measures to boost economy

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government is open to coming out with more measures to boost the economy which has been hit by the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, says Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) K V Subramanian. He, however, added that the demand for a fresh stimulus package has to be considered against the […]

DIPAM, NITI Aayog agree to proposal of incorporating BEML subsidiary

NEW DELHI: BEML Ltd on Saturday said DIPAM and NITI Aayog have agreed to the proposal of incorporation of a wholly-owned arm for demerger of surplus land and asset as part of BEML’s strategic disinvestment process. “Ministry of Defence…conveyed that Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) and NITI Aayog have concurred to the […]

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