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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 […]

Gorakhpur most favoured industrial destination after Noida

LUCKNOW:Gorakhpur is now emerging as the most favoured destination in Uttar Pradesh for industrialists after Noida. Gorakhpur, which is the home of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has seen 259 small and big industrialists of the country acquiring land from Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA) to set up their factories in the district. According to the […]

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 […]

Rao Inderjit Singh takes charge as Union Minister of State in Ministry of Corporate Affairs

NEW DELHI: Rao Inderjit Singh took charge as Union Minister of State in the Ministry Corporate Affairs (MCA). Before taking charge as Union Minister of State for MCA, Singh already holds Union Minister of State (Independent Charges) for Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation as also for the Ministry of Planning. Singh is a Member […]

Pashu Pati Kumar Paras takes charge as Union Minister for Food Processing Industries;Prahlad Singh Patel takes charge as Mos

NEW DELHI: Pashu Pati Kumar Paras assumed charge as Union Minister for Food Processing Industries today at Panchsheel Bhawan, New Delhi. Pushpa Subrahmanyam, Secretary along with senior officials welcomed the Minister. After assuming the charge, Paras met the senior officials of the Ministry and reviewed the schemes of the Ministry. The Minister thanked Prime Minister […]

Danve Raosaheb Dadarao takes charge as Minister of State Coal and Minister of State Mines

NEW DELHI: Danve Raosaheb Dadarao took over as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Mines here today. In addition to Coal and Mines, he has also been assigned the portfolio of Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways. Union Minister Pralhad Joshi extended his best wishes to Shri […]

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 […]

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 […]

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