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BJP promises Rs 6,000 for fishers, crop loan at zero per cent and promises 50 lakh jobs for Tamil Nadu people

NEW DELHI: An annual financial assistance of Rs.6,000 for fishermen; crop loan at zero per cent; enactment of anti-conversion law and implementation of anti-cow slaughter law; free tablets for students, revival of legislative council were some of the promises made by Tamil Nadu BJP in its manisfesto. Releasing the manifesto, Union Minister for Road Transport […]

Yogi Adityanath government did nothing in 4 years to help homebuyers: Aam Aadmi Party

NOIDA: The BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government has done nothing in four years to help home buyers who are awaiting possession of their flats in Noida and Greater Noida, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) here alleged on Friday. On a day the Yogi Adityanath-led government marked four years of its completion in Uttar Pradesh, the AAP’s […]

Meghalaya Governor backs protesting farmers, urges Modi government not to offend them

BAGHPAT: Siding with farmers protesting the Centre’s new agriculture laws, Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik here on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah not to offend them. Speaking at an event in his home district, Malik said if the Centre (Narendra Modi government) gives legal guarantee of the minimum support […]

Maharashtra budget: Concession in stamp duty for women; tax on liquor hiked

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government’s budget for 2021-22, presented on International Women’s Day, offered one per cent concession in stamp duty if property is transferred only in a woman’s or women’s name. Deputy Chief Minister and finance minister Ajit Pawar on Monday presented a budget with revenue deficit Rs 10,226 crore in the state Legislative Assembly. […]

New Karnataka mineral policy for 2021-26 on the anvil: Yediyurappa

BENGALURU: A new mineral policy for 2021-26 will be unveiled in the State on the lines of the Centre’s National Mineral Policy to give a fillip to the industry and boost the economy, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said on Monday. Presenting the budget proposals for 2021-22 in the assembly, Yediyurappa said the government […]

Supreme Court notice to Twitter, Modi government on plea seeking to curb hate speech, abusive content

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Narendra Modi government (Centre) and Twitter on a plea seeking a mechanism to check content on Twitter spreading hatred through fake news and instigative content through bogus accounts. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde issued the notice on a plea by […]

Himachal Pradesh government proposes outlay of Rs 9,405.41 crore for 2021-22

NEW DELHI: The Himachal Pradesh government has proposed an outlay of Rs. 9,405.41 crore under the developmental budget for the year 2021-22, an official spokesperson said. This was announced by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over MLAs’ priority meeting for the financial year 2021-22 here on Monday, the spokesperson said. The chief minister […]

Modi government proposes to suspend farm laws for 1.5 years, set up panel for solution;next meeting on January 22

NEW DELHI: Yielding some ground to end the nearly two-month-long protest by thousands of farmers on the national capital borders, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday (January 20) proposed to suspend the three contentious farm laws for 1-1.5 years and set up a joint committee to find an amicable solution in the interest of the […]

Budget session:Narendra Modi to chair an all-party meeting on January 30

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an all-party meeting on January 30 during which the government will put forth its legislative agenda for the Budget session of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Wednesday. He said the meeting will be held virtually and an invitation has been extended to floor leaders […]

Remarks by Rahul Gandhi in Press Conference

NEW DELHI: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government (Centre) over the farmers’ agitation, saying that the “image” of India built by the Congress is being “destroyed” by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Commenting on the farmers’ protests at several borders of the national capital for the last 54 days […]

Record construction of 534 km of national highways in one week

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has created a record by constructing 534 km of National Highways (NHs) in the last week commencing 8 January. The Ministry has constructed 8,169 km of National Highways (NHs) from April 2020 to 15 January 2021 in the current financial year 2020-21, i.e. with a […]

Farooq Abdullah requests Narendra Modi to restore 4G internet in Jammu & Kashmir

NEW DELHI: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore 4G mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir as he highlighted various problems due to lack of the facility and the harsh winter in the Union Territory. He prayed for the success of the COVID-19 vaccine and urged […]

Rahul Gandhi seeks public support for campaign in favour of farmers

NEW DELHI: Asking people to join the farmers’ “satyagraha” against the Modi government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke out in support of the ongoing protests and against rising fuel prices in the country. The Congress is observing the day as Kisan Adhikar Divas and will take out protest marches in all state capitals. […]

Budget session of Parliament from January 29

NEW DELHI: The Budget session of Parliament will begin on January 29 with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of both the Houses and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1. A communication from the Lok Sabha Secretariat said on Thursday that the session would conclude on April […]

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