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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 […]

Indian Air Force to buy 83 Tejas Light Combat aircrafts from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Rs 45,696 crore

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet met under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today and has approved procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircrafts and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 Trainer aircrafts at the cost of Rs. 45,696 Crore along with Design and Development of Infrastructure sanctions worth Rs.1,202 crore. “The CCS […]

Bihar Cabinet approves proposal to create 103 new nagar

NEW DELHI: The Bihar Cabinet on Saturday gave its nod for creation of 103 new nagar panchayats, eight new nagar parishads, and upgrading five municipal councils to municipal corporations, an official release said. The decision was taken to boost urbanisation and increase the states share in central resources, the release said. The Cabinet meeting, chaired […]

Modi government should tell farmers MSPs, procurement won’t be affected: Nitish Kumar

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the Narnedra Modi government (Centre) should allay fears among the protesting farmers that the new agriculture laws were aimed at doing away with the system of minimum support price or that they will adversely affect the procurement of produce. Kumar, whose JD(U) is a constituent of […]

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar distributes portfolios to cabinet, retains home and vigilance

PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday formed the cabinet of his new NDA-backed government and distributed portfolios among the ministers. Kumar retained the key portfolios of home, general administration and vigilance while giving away the crucial finance and commercial taxes portfolio to his deputy, Sushil Kumar Modi, said a senior official of the […]

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Chief Minister of Bihar for seventh time

NEW DELHI: Nitish Kumar was on Monday sworn in as Chief Minister of Bihar for his fourth successive term. Governor Phagu Chauhan administered the oath to Kumar at the ceremony at Raj Bhavan. Those who were administered oath of office included two Deputy Chief Minister designates Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi, both from the BJP, […]

NDA will win three-fourth majority in Bihar: BJP

NEW DELHI: Hours after the Election Commission announced the poll schedule in Bihar, the BJP on Friday exuded confidence that it is fully prepared for the elections and will form the government with a three-fourth majority. Voting for the Bihar assembly elections will be held in three phases on October 28, November 3 and November […]

Prime Minister inaugurates various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ yojana and ‘AMRUT’ yojana in Bihar

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ Yojana and ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in Bihar. Four schemes inaugurated today include sewerage treatment plants at Beur and Karam-Leechak in Patna city, as well as water-related projects in Siwan and Chhapra under the ‘AMRUT’ Yojana. Apart from this, foundation stones were laid today […]

Narendra Modi dedicates to the nation three key projects related to petroleum sector in Bihar

NEW DELHI:The Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation three key projects related to the Petroleum sector in Bihar today via video conferencing. The projects include the Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project and two LPG Bottling Plants. They have been commissioned by IndianOil and HPCL, PSUs under the aegis of the […]

Bihar minister says opposition experts in lies, RJD leader hits back

NEW DELHI: Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on Sunday alleged that opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress are experts in telling lies and creating confusion and stressed that countering their lies was very important in the coming Assembly elections. The RJD hit back by saying that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was on record […]

Chirag Paswan ‘upset’ with Jitan Ram Manjhi’s inclusion in NDA

NEW DELHI: The inclusion of the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) led by Jitan Ram Manjhi in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has invited the displeasure of alliance partner Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) it appears. Chirag Paswan, the son and political successor of veteran Dalit leader Ram Vilas Paswan, is reportedly angry with the ruling […]

BJP sweeps bypolls in Karnataka, Yediyurappa government retains majority

BENGALURU: The ruling BJP swept the by-elections winning 12 of the total 15 seats, helping the four-month-old B S Yediyurappa-led Karnataka government to retain majority in the Assembly. Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah and State Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao quit their posts after the party posted a poor show, winning only two seats, as […]

Opposition parties, some BJP allies attack government over Kashmir visit of EU MPs

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties on Wednesday stepped up their attack against the government over EU MPs’ Kashmir trip with the Congress describing it as the “biggest diplomatic blunder” and others asking the Centre how these foreign lawmakers were allowed to visit the Valley while Indian leaders were denied permission. It was not just opposition parties […]

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