From the States

Madhya Pradesh: Chief Electoral Officer fixes time for campaigning for Assembly Election on Doordarshan

In Madhya Pradesh, the Chief Electoral Officer has fixed the time for campaigning for Assembly Election for national and recognized political parties on Doordarshan and All India Radio...

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Punjab mourns under major loss; relief, rehabilitation efforts for victims continue

On Friday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered an inquiry into the tragic Amritsar Train Accident in which at least 61 people were killed and 72 injured and declared one -day mourning in the state on Saturday...

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Centre to increase Onion supply in Delhi from buffer stock

The Centre has decided to increase the supply of Onion in Delhi from the buffer stock by two to three times from the current level to tide over any constraint in the interim supply of the commodities in the market...

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Around 61 killed, 72 injured as train in Amritsar runs over people watching Dussehra celebration

At least 50 are feared killed after a train ran into dozens of people standing on a railway track in Amritsar, watching the burning of Ravan's effigy this evening...

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Sri Peetham seer Swami Paripoornananda joins BJP

Ahead of the Telangana assembly polls, Sri Peetham seer Swami Paripoornananda today called on Amit Shah and officially joined BJP...

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Former UP, Uttarakhand CM ND Tiwari passes away; 3 days mourn declared in U'khand

Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Narayan Dutt Tiwari, passed away in New Delhi on Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 93. He breathed his last at a private hospital. Uttarakhand government has declared a three-day state mourning following the death of Former Chief Minister...

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Sack TDP leader CM Ramesh or face the heat: GVL Narasimha Rao

Raking up the issue of alleged financial irregularities, senior BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao has asked TDP MP CM Ramesh to step down over the charges of corruption...

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Seeking blessings of Sai Baba, PM Modi hands over keys to housing beneficiaries and unveils various projects in Shirdi

Seeking blessings of Sai Baba in Shirdi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a plague of various developmental projects. PM Modi also handed over keys to mark the Grihapravesh of Prime Minister AwasYojana- Grameen (PMAY-G) beneficiaries in Maharashtra. Apart from that, PM Modi also released a silver coin to commemorate the Centenary year of Shri Saibaba Samadhi...

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Lingayat issue backfired Congress: Karnataka Min DK Shivakumar

Senior Congress leader and Karnataka Irrigation Minister DK Shivakumar admitted that poor handling of Lingayat issue was the main reason behind congress’s poll debacle...

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Modi govt committed to Andhra’s development: Rajnath Singh

Assuring smooth implementation of Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act, 2014, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that BJP is committed to the development of Andhra Pradesh. He was addressing the meeting of party worker here...

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Organic state 'Sikkim' gets awarded with Oscar for best policies promoting sustainable food systems

India's "100 per cent organic state" Sikkim has won the "Oscar for best policies", conferred by the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the world's best policies promoting agroecological and sustainable food systems. Sikkim won the Future Policy Award 2018, beating 51 nominated policies from 25 countries. ..

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ED registers money laundering case in Muzaffarpur shelter home case

As the horrendous Muzzafarpur shelter home case came into limelight, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a case under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in Muzaffarpur shelter home case. ..

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Shun Tipu Jayanthi celebrations: BJP leader K S Eshwarappa to CM Kumaraswamy

Senior Karnataka BJP leader K S Eshwarappa has asked JD(S)-Congress coalition government to get rid of the state-sponsored Tipu Jayanthi celebrations...

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Cyclone Titli: Andhra Pradesh launches Crowd Sourcing platform for rescue operation

In order to speed up the relief and rescue operation in the Cyclone Titli affected region of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday launched a real-time crowdsourcing digital platform to seek real-time information of cyclone-affected areas...

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Encouraging sport endeavors, Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami increases sub-quota to 3% for sportspersons in govt jobs

Indian youth has shown their exemplary talent in sports with winning medals raising India’s stature on the international podium. Two months after he announced a 2% sub-quota in select government jobs for outstanding sportspersons, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said the sub-quota will be raised to 3%...

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EC issues notification for first phase of polling for 18 assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh

Election commission today issued a notification for the first phase of polling for 18 assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh to be held on 12th November. The assembly elections will be held in two phases in the state...

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Ahead of the grand Sabarimala reopening, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan assures hassle-free darshanam

Ahead of the grand reopening of Sabarimala shrine, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan once again reiterated that the state government will not challenge the ruling of the apex court and assured hassle-free pilgrimage for the devotees of Lord Ayyappa...

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Reviving the originality, religious city Allahabad is now ‘Prayagraj’

Reviving the places with its originality and renaming the places with its ancient names, Allahabad will now be known as Prayagraj. The decision was taken by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after clearing the proposal to rename Allahabad in the state cabinet meeting...

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BJP announces candidates for Karnataka bye-elections; Yeddyurappa’s son bags Shimoga

A day after Chief Minister Kumaraswamy’s prediction on upcoming by-elections, BJP today announced the names of candidates for the bye-elections to the three parliamentary and two legislative constituencies in the state of Karnataka...

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Poll strategist Prashant Kishor appointed as JD(U)National Vice-President

Acclaimed Pollster Prashant Kishor, who joined hands with Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) has been accorded with the post of the National Vice-President...

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Self-styled godman Sant Rampal sentenced to life imprisonment in connection to murder cases

Self-styled godman, Sant Rampal has been sentenced to life imprisonment in his verdict from the court in a murder case. The case related to the deaths of four women and a child. Rampal was convicted in the murder case last week. A sessions court on Tuesday sentenced self-styled godman and Satlok Ashram head Rampal to life imprisonment in connection with two murder cases against him. The quantum of punishment was announced from a makeshift court in the premises of Hisar Central Jail due to law and ..

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Telugu film body forms Voice of Women, a platform to address #MeToo cases

In a bid to address the issues of sexual harassment faced by the women in Telugu film industry, a platform called VOW (Voice of Women) has been constituted...

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Chandrababu Naidu condemns Income Tax raids; says political vendetta not good for democracy

In a fresh salvo at BJP led central government, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu said that government agencies are being misused to settle a political score against the Andhra Pradesh government...

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Congress- JD(S) alliance will sweep by-polls: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

Expressing Confidence over the performance of Congress- JD(S) alliance in upcoming by-polls in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said that the results will pave the way for BJP’s ouster in 2019...

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Anti-social elements will be brought to book: Gujarat CM Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced that the state government will not spare anti-social elements responsible for inciting violence against the Citizens hailing from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The Chief Minister assured that every possible measures will be taken to ensure the safety of every citizen residing in the coastal state. ..

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Combating air pollution, Delhi initiates Graded Response Action Plan with stringent plans on air quality

In order to combat air pollution, the Delhi NCR has initiated an emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of the city...

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I am not a part-time Neta: MNM Chief Kamal Haasan

Rebuffing the charges of being a part-time politician, Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan said that people doubting his intention must revisit the tenure of legendary actor and former Chief Minister M. G. Ramachandran. He was addressing the gathering at Kottai Maidan here...

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BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao flays Navjot Singh Sidhu; demands unconditional apology

Condemning Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu’s remarks on Tamil Nadu culture, senior BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that Sidhu along with his boss should tender an unconditional apology for ridiculing the culture of Southern states...

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This is how a true leader works: CM Parrikar holds cabinet meeting from hospital

This is how a true leader works. Whatever the situation is, wherever he is, it won’t affect its work passion and dedication. Same is the person like Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who held a meeting with state BJP core committee at an old private ward of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi on Friday...

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Big jolt to Congress as its working president joins BJP in Chhattisgarh

n what can be described as a big jolt to election prospects of the Congress party in Chhattisgarh, it's state Working President Ram Dayal Uike joined BJP ahead of the assembly elections...

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BJP must keep its words on Ram Mandir: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has asked BJP to resolve the long pending issue of Ram temple. Speaking to the media, the Samna editor demanded that the ruling party must keep its historic poll-promise ahead of 2019 general elections...

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Third party reaction unnecessary, accused should first respond to the allegations: Kamal Haasan on #MeToo

Days after singer Chinmayi Sripaada’s revelation on Tamil Lyrists Vairamuthu, actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) Kamal Haasan today backed the #MeToo movement that has taken the whole country by storm...

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Andhra Pradesh CM appeals to 15th Finance Commission to accord special category status to state

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has appealed to 15th Finance Commission to accord special category status to the state. The chief Minister also appealed to the Commission to consider continuation of Revenue deficit grants, disaster relief for crop failures and grants for development of Amaravati capital city and special assistance to backward districts and other infrastructure...

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Sikh women get exemption from wearing helmet in Chandigarh

The Central government on Thursday has sent an advisory to the Chandigarh Administration to follow the notification issued by the Delhi Government giving exemption to Sikh women from wearing protective headgear (helmet) while riding two-wheelers in the city...

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BJP’s poll gimmick will not work in Telangana: KT Rama Rao

Refuting the charges of BJP National President Amit Shah, care-take IT Minister KT Rama Rao on Thursday said that BJP’s poll gimmick will not work in Telangana...

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#MeToo: Filmmaker Sajid Khan quits Housefull 4

Sajid Khan, director of Housefull series who is accused of sexual harassment today opted out from the fourth edition of comedy-drama...

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Start-ups will amplify Gujarat’s economy: CM Rupani

In order to encourage budding entrepreneurs, the Gujarat government has decided to invest Rs 7,000 crore for the development of Start-up and Innovation...

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Finance Commission positive on Andhra Pradesh’s concerns: Chairman N.K.Singh

Responding to the plight of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu, N.K.Singh, Chairman of 15th Finance Commission said that the central panel will address issues faced by the coastal state...

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Madhya Pradesh: Election Commission bans poll campaign through SMS, Whatsapp

In Madhya Pradesh, the Election Commission has banned the poll campaign through SMS and Whatsapp Call from 10 in night to 6 in the morning for the next month Assembly election. The polling will be held on 28th November in a single phase...

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With directions from Home Ministry, Sikh women in Chandigarh will be not wear helmets

Under a motor vehicle rule amendment that is now being extended to the union territory, Sikh women in Chandigarh will not have to wear helmets while riding two-wheelers. The decision was taken by the Union Home Ministry which directed the Chandigarh administration to implement an amendment to the Motor Vehicle Act that was carried out by the Delhi government...

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UP cabinet ayes setting up of training institute for future politicians

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of a training institute to train future politicians. This institute will be set up in Ghaziabad. However, the opposition parties have dubbed it as ‘an attempt to train RSS cadres’ at the Government expense...

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With Actor Ajith Kumar’s guidance, MIT Daksha team brings laurel to India

Actor Ajith Kumar once again proved his mettle but this time the platform was Medical Express-2018 UAV Challenge held at Dalby Australia. Indian team from Chennai’s MIT Daksha under the guidance of Ajith Kumar bagged second position among 13 other participants. Appreciating this achievement, Anna University vice-chancellor Soorappa thanked Ajith for his sincere efforts...

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Centre’s discriminatory attitude ruining Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu to 15th Finance Commission

Expressing displeasure over Centre’s discriminatory attitude towards Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu today urged Fifteenth Finance Commission to address the financial hitches being faced by the state government...

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Self-styled godman Sant Rampal convicted in two murder cases

Self-styled godman Sant Rampal was convicted in two murder cases on Thursday by a Hisar court. The quantum of sentence will be announced on October 16 and 17. Rampal is currently lodged at Hisar’s Central Jail-2. In November 2015, after a two-week long stand-off between his followers and police, he was arrested. The violence had left six people dead and several others injured...

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Former PDP leader and Son of Karan Singh joins Congress

Former Jammu and Kashmir lawmaker Vikramaditya Singh today snapped ties with Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP and joined Congress...

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Cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ hits Odisha coast, 3 lakhs moved to safety

Keeping the state of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on high alert, cyclone ‘Titli’hit the the coast in southern Odisha early this morning uprooted trees and electric poles. Two people have died in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, according to the National Disaster Management Authority...

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Indresh Kumar warns of vested interests trying to corrupt Patthalgadi tradition

Senior RSS functionary and Patron of Forum for Awareness of National Security (FANS) Indresh Kumar underlined the importance of Patthalgadi and said that we must save the nature of Patthalgadi from getting corrupted...

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Three students arrested in Jalandhar for alleged terror links

In a joint operation, the Punjab Police and Special Operations Group (SoG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police today arrested three students in Jalandhar for alleged terror links...

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Bhilai Steel Plant accident: Steel Minister announces Rs. 30 lakh compensation to kins of victims

Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh has announced compensation of 30 lakh rupees to each family of victims who lost their lives in the Bhilai Steel Plant fire incident. Mr Singh today visited the plant where twelve people were killed and ten injured following a blast in the gas pipeline on Tuesday...

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Even foreigners could not destroy our heritage: Lalji Tandon

Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon on Sunday said that even the foreign powers could not destroy our heritage and culture though they damaged it to a great extent. ..

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Empowering women, EC will set up pink polling booths for Assembly elections

Empowering women like always the Election Commission will set up all women- managed polling stations for each of the assembly constituencies in the poll bound states of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Telangana. ..

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New Farakka Express derails in Uttar Pradesh; 7 killed, many injured

A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team comprising 40 personnel were deployed at the accident site where at least seven people were killed and a dozen others were seriously injured after eight coaches and engine of the New Farakka Express (14003) derailed near Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh on October 10. The incident happened at 6.10 am...

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#MeToo: Singer Chinmayi Sripaada names veteran Tamil Lyricist Vairamuthu

Celebrated Singer and Voice artist Chinmayi Sripaada on Tuesday opened up about veteran Tamil Lyricist Vairamuthu’s alleged attempt of molestation...

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Andhra Pradesh CM Chandra Babu Naidu pitches for tourist-friendly ecosystem

In a bid to boost the tourism sector, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu has asked officials to develop a tourist-friendly ecosystem...

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Don’t negate #MeToo reports: Subramanian Swamy

Expressing serious concern over the horrifying reports of sexual harassment, Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said that people should refrain from being judgemental about the timing of #MeToo movement. ..

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Madhya Pradesh to have pink polling booths managed by women

You might find different colored booths in Madhya Pradesh, as the election commission is establishing 500 pink booths in the state for the assembly election. Elections will be held on November 28 and counting will be held on December 11 in state...

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NIA catches collar of Naxal funding: Raids 15 places in Jharkhand, WB; recovers cash worth 1 Cr

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted searches at 15 places in Ranchi, Hazaribagh and Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and Durgapur in West Bengal in a Naxal funding case and recovered cash worth nearly Rs 1 crore in Indian and foreign currency...

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Uttarakhand flags off test run of state’s first electric bus

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat flagged off the test run of the state’s first electric bus today. The Electric Vehicle Policy was framed by the Uttarakhand Government to encourage the operation of pollution-free vehicles in the state...

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All those elements that attacked people from other states have been promptly arrested within hours: Gujarat CM Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said that all those elements who attacked people from other states have been promptly arrested within hours. Speaking to media persons at Rajkot, he assured of police protection saying that adequate security is being provided to them...

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IMD issues red alert as cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ heads towards Odisha and Andhra Pradesh

The heavy rainfall and cyclonic storms have reeled Odisha and Adhra Pradesh under red alert zone. With this, a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm, Titli, and is moving towards the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast, issuing a red alert for Odisha by Indian Meteorological Department. ..

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Tanushree Dutta row: Maharashtra State Commission for Woman Summons Nana Patekar

Maharashtra State Commission for Woman today summoned actor Nata Patekar, Rakesh Sarang, and Choreographer Ganesh Acharya in the alleged molestation case registered by the actress Tanushree Dutta...

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Unveiling the statue of Chaudhary Chhotu Ram, PM Modi opens box of opportunities and development in Haryana

“Chaudhary Chhotu Ram was a prominent leader of the Haryana who worked for the empowerment of farmers, labourers and downtrodden,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiling the statue of Chaudhary Chhotu Ram in Rohtak, Haryana. Apart from that the Prime Minister also laid foundation of a Rail Coach Factory in Sonipat...

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Chhattisgarh: 9 Dead, 14 injured In Gas pipeline blast at Bhilai Steel Plant

Nine people died and 14 were injured in a blast at the Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh, about 30 km away from state capital Raipur. The blast took place in a pipeline near the coke oven section at the steel plant in the town of Bhilai...

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Andhra Pradesh to host F1H2O World Championship

Andhra Pradesh is all set to host the Celebrated F1H2O World Championship. The international single-seater inshore circuit formula 1 powerboat racing will kick-start from 16th-18th Nov at the state Capital...

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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets PM Modi, demands Bharat Ratna for Jayalalitha, Annadurai

Amidst the speculations of a proposed alliance between AIADMK and BJP ahead of the 2019 general elections, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here...

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PM Modi to visit Haryana on October 9 to unveil a statue of peasant leader Sir Chhotu Ram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state of Haryana to unveil the 64 feet tall statue of late Sir Chhotu Ram at his native village Garhi Sampla in Haryana's Rohtak district on October 9. Sir Chhotu Ram is ought to be one of the messiah of peasants during the independence era. ..

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Prez Kovind gives assent to Telangana bill on sexual offences, cybercrime

Social issues concerning cybercrime, sexual offence and other unlawful acts have been increasing in the state of Telangana. In order to curb these acts, President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to a bill which will help tackle sexual offenders, cybercriminals and traditional unlawful acts like bootlegging and dacoity in Telangana...

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Weaning out illegal immigrants, SC issues notice to Centre and EC to update NRC for Tripura

After the major hassle and doubts targeting the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking the National Register of Citizens (NCR) be updated for the state of Tripura. The need of NRC was necessary in order to identify the illegal immigrants in the state. ..

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Amidst political boycott, Jammu and Kashmir’s first civic poll underway in 13 years

With the state of Jammu and Kashmir reeling under political muddle, the state is voting for the first phase of civic polls that has been boycotted by the two key parties in the Valley, National Conference and Mehbooba Mufti's People's Democratic Party. Elections are being held in 422 of the state's 1,100 municipal wards under heavy security. The list includes 149 seats in the Valley and 26 in the Ladakh, Jammu and Pirpanjal region...

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Odisha, Andhra Pradesh police launch joint operation to combat Maoists

In a quest to fight against the Left Wing Extremists, the states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh police in a combined effort decided to conduct joint operations and share information to effectively combat the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in the border areas...

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Gujarat plans Ekata Yatra in 10,000 villages to mark Statue of Unity inauguration

The Gujarat government would undertake Ekata Yatra in about 10,000 villages in October and November to commemorate the proposed inauguration of the highest Unity Statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel...

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NIA to take probe of smuggled AK-47s haul in Bihar, suspects involvement of politicians

Just after the Bihar police recovered smuggled 20 AK-47s from a well in the Central Ordnance Depot in Jabalpur, Munger district last month, the National Investigation Agency will take probe in this matter hereafter. After the smuggled weapons were recovered, some powerful politicians have also come under the scanner of police who allegedly bought these weapons. ..

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Rural Madhya Pradesh to have all weather roads soon

Prime Minister's Rural Roads Program (PMGSY) sees a promotion in the State of Madhya Pradesh as our government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $110 million loan to finance the upgrade of 2,800 kilometers all-weather rural roads on Friday...

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Chhattisgarh: Seven Maoists surrender in Bijapur district of Bastar division

Chhattisgarh saw another good morning of Friday as seven Maoists, including a female rebel, surrendered in Bijapur district of Bastar division. They have surrendered before Inspector General of Police Bastar Range Vivekanand Sinha..

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani launches digital platform for Ekta Yatra

Ahead of the mega event of Statue of Unity, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched a digital platform for state government’s mass outreach drive Ekta Yatra...

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Bihar government issues fresh directives on mobile phones

Nitish Kumar led JD(U) government has issued an interesting directive for the state officials...

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Not against development, but no compromise of people’s lives: Kamal Haasan on Sterlite plant

Continuing his opposition to Vedanta’s Sterlite plant Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan said that lives of people should not be compromised at any cost...

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Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy calls on Rajnath Singh; seeks more aid for flood-rehabilitation

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today called on Union Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence...

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Entire world recognizing Andhra Pradesh’s efforts on Natural farming: Chandrababu Naidu

Underlining the importance of technology in the field of natural farming, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu said that natural farming developed by the state farmers is a potential mean to address the future challenge...

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JD(S) likely to field Anita Kumaraswamy for Ramanagara by-polls

Karnataka’s ruling party JD(S) is likely to field Anita Kumaraswamy, wife of Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy for the upcoming by-election of Ramanagara segment...

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Chanda Kochhar bids adieu to ICICI bank

ICICI Banker Chanda Kochhar today stepped down from the post of Chief Executive Officer...

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Digvijaya snubs Mayawati; denies role in Congress-BSP alliance failure

Rejecting the claims of BSP chief Mayawati, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that he had no role in fixing Congress-BSP alliance...

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Taiwan to develop Industrial park in Telangana

A delegation representing Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) on Wednesday called on IT Minister KT Rama Rao and discussed the proposed business tie-up with the Telangana State government...

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Promoting ease of doing business, Maharashtra brings 31 reforms in state GST

The inclusion of Goods and Service Tax opened a wide spectrum of reformative measures for the states as well as the country as a whole. Following the GST Council's meeting last week, Maharashtra state government brought in 31 reforms in the state GST structure to promote ease of doing business. ..

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Chhattisgarh: Security forces achieve success in eliminating 3 Maoists from Sukma district

In Chhattisgarh, Security forces have achieved a success in eliminating three Maoists in Sukma district of Bastar region on Wednesday. Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena confirmed the incident...

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Over 50 camels rescued from illegal transportation in Rajasthan

Over 50 camels were rescued from a truck while they were being illegally transported to Madhya Pradesh from Chittorgarh district in Rajasthan...

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Mayawati dumps Congress; says no alliance in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh

Ahead of the important assembly polls in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) Mayawati today declared that her party will not have any kind of poll understanding with the grand old party...

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Providing food security to the poor, Odisha launches its own food security scheme

To enable food to all the people of the state, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched the state's own food security scheme to cover the poor people "left out" from the National Food Security Act (NFSA)...

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World Bank to assist Andhra Pradesh in developing 7,500 healthcare centers

In a bid to strengthen the existing healthcare ecosystem, World Bank has joined has with the Andhra Pradesh government. ..

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Kerala HC rejected bail plea of Bishop Franco Mulakkal in nun rape case

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of former Bishop Franco Mulakkal in the nun rape case. The Kerala Police had said that since more complaints were being submitted, giving the accused bail would hamper the investigation. ..

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Actor Vijay hits at political inning

It seems that after Rajnikanth and Kamal Haasan, Tamil actor Vijay is also gearing up for his political inning...

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Satara clinches award for cleanest district in the country under Swachh Sarvekshan Gramin

Swiping the right cards, Satara district of Maharashtra has clinched the number one spot in Swachh Sarvekshan Gramin 2018. With this Satara has become the cleanest district in India. The district has been ranked at the top place in India on the basis of quantitative and qualitative sanitation parameters in rural areas...

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Opposition to Ram Mandir due to political compulsion: Mohan Bhagwat

Those political parties voicing their opposition to Ram Mandir at Ayodhya are doing so out of political compulsion driven by vote bank politics, said Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohanrao Bhagwat here on October 1...

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Donate blood and get 4 leaves extra: Jharkhand govt to its employees

In order to promote voluntary blood donation among its employees, Jharkhand Government has decided to sanction four special casual leaves in a year to its employees for donating blood voluntarily on working days. The announcement came on the National Voluntary Blood Donation day on Monday...

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Fire breaks out at Kolkata Medical College Hospital

Fire breaks out in the Pharmacy Department of the Medical College Hospital. 250 patients were evacuated from the top floor of the building as a precautionary measure, fire officials said...

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BJP President Amit Shah to attend BJYM’s Hyderabad convection

In a bid to strengthen the state unit of Telangana BJP, National President Amit Shah will attend the mega convention of BJP’s youth wing. ..

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Madhya Pradesh youth to get interest free loans up 10 lakh to Start Up

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the youth of the state will be given loan up to 10 Lakh without interest as seed capital for starting up their entrepreneurial journey...

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NSCN leader Th Muivah hospitalized

Senior leader of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN –IM) Th. Muivah was admitted to a private hospital in New Delhi on Monday, a report in Nagaland Post said...

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Andhra Pradesh to float Special Purpose Vehicle for Polavaram funds

Amidst the strained relations between Centre and Andhra Pradesh government, Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Monday directed officials to constitute a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) in order to meet the deadlines of Polavaram Irrigation Project...

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People should avoid knee-jerk reaction; establish healthy dialogue: suggests Kamal Haasan

Ace actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan advised people to avoid a knee-jerk reaction to socially irrelevant issues...

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#GandhiJayanti: Jharkhand releases 134 prisoners from Central Jail

State of Jharkhand celebrated Gandhi Jayanti in a very unique way by giving its prisoners an air of freedom. 129 prisoners of life imprisonment will be released today from the state's jails. There are 38 prisoners of Birsa Munda Central Jail of Ranchi. The rest 15 special prisoners will be released on October 5. Under a special quota the prisoners will be released...

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RSS invites Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi for Vijayadashmi progarmme

Renowned Child right activist and Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi will grace this year’s Vijayadashmi celebrations of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh...

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India’s First ‘Good Samaritan Bill’ passed in Karnataka gets assent from Prez Ram Nath Kovind

Approving a supporting hand and a consent to provide safety to the ordinary people, India’s first bill to give legal protection to good samaritans in Karnataka who help accident victims, has been given assent by President Ram Nath Kovind...

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets family members of Vivek Tiwari; assures full support

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today met family members of Apple techy Vivek Tiwari, who was shot in the state capital by a local cop...

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Smartphone giant OPPO to start research and development wing in Hyderabad

In order to expand the business operations in India, Chinese Smartphone giant OPPO has decided to set up its first India research and development (R&D) center in Hyderabad...

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Kumaraswamy cabinet expansion on October 12

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has finally revealed the date of long pending cabinet expansion of Congress-JD(S) coalition government...

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15 Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district

In total, 15 Naxals including a couple surrendered Saturday in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district. The rebels, four of them carrying cash rewards on their heads, turned themselves in before police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officials in Sukma town. ..

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Chandra Babu Naidu benefiting private real estate firms: BJP AP Chief Kanna Lakshminarayana

Accusing Chandra Babu Naidu of benefiting private real estate players in the name of Capital development, Andhra Pradesh BJP Chief Kanna Lakshminarayana on Sunday lambasted at TDP government for the alleged misuse of Central funds...

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Extending helping hand to pregnant women, Assam launches Wage Compensation Scheme for better nutrition

Initiating a path-breaking decision in contemplating the issues faced by women during pregnancy and stressing on providing proper healthcare facilities, Assam government today launched the Wage Compensation scheme. The Wage Compensation scheme for pregnant women working in the tea gardens will help them incur good nutrition and income for their families...

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Kamal Haasan’s Maiam Whistle App bags prestigious Mobile Marketing Association Award

Actor Kamal Haasan’s Maiam Whistle, a digital interactive platform has been rewarded with the prestigious Mobile Marketing Association 2018 SMARTIES India Awards. ..

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After three months of relaxing plastic ban, Maha govt implies strict vigilance on plastic users from Oct 1

With the three month liability on using plastic ban nears end, the Maharashtra government has made its vigilance strong and robust. Resurfacing the use of plastic bag, the Maharashtra Environment Department has decided to take strict actions against those carrying banned plastic from October 1...

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Imran Khan is a mole of ISI, Don’t waste time in diplomatic rhetoric: Subramanian Swamy

Dubbing Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan as the mole of ISI and Military, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy suggested that the central government should intensify its military operation against the neighboring country. “Break Pakistan into four parts”, he demanded...

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Assam all set to launch Wage Compensation for pregnant women in tea gardens

Contemplating the issues faced by women during pregnancy and stressing on providing proper healthcare facilities, Assam government has taken a pathbreaking decision. The state government has decided to launch Wage Compensation scheme for pregnant women working in the tea gardens. This scheme will be launched on October 1. ..

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Uttarakhand HC directs state govt to provide reservation to transgenders in educational institutions, public appointments

Noting that there should be no discrimination against transgenders in employment or occupation, the Uttarakhand high court on Friday asked the state government to provide reservation in government jobs to the community...

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Centre releases 1st installment of Rs 122 crore to rain & snowfall-hit Himachal Pradesh for immediate rehabilitation

The Centre has released 122 crore rupees as the first instalment to Himachal Pradesh to undertake immediate rehabilitation measures in the wake of heavy rain and snowfall...

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Telangana to build memorial for late Atal Bihari Vajpayee: KCR

As a mark of respect, the Telangana government has decided to build a memorial for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Addressing the members of Legislative Council, Caretaker Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced the decision of the state government...

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Former Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya hails Chandra Babu Naidu

Veteran economist and former Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya on Thursday lauded Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu’s development policies...

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Makkal Needhi Maiam Chief Kamal Haasan demands fair probe in Rafale deal.

Breaking his silence on the controversial deal of Rafale aircraft, Makkal Needhi Maiam President Kamal Haasan said that the government should come clean on the highly sensitive matter of national security...

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BJP raps RaGa over statue of Unity jibe

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has once again landed into yet another controversy. In his recent poll rally, Gandhi took dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project statue of Unity and mocked BJP for joining hands with chines firm...

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Senior politician and Lok Sabha MP Tariq Anwar bids adieu to Sharad Pawar’s NCP

Ahead of the crucial 2019 general elections, Senior politician and Lok Sabha MP Tariq Anwar today snapped ties with Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party...

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Will take legal action against Tanushree Dutta says Nana Patekar; denies charges of harassment

For the first time reacting to the controversy irrupted by the recent revelation of actress Tanushree Dutta, national award-winning actor Nana Patekar today categorically denied the charges levelled by the actress...

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Telecom giant Bharti Enterprises to join hands with Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu on Wednesday called on Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder, and Chairman of Bharti Enterprises here...

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy negates mass defection reports; says government is stable

Refuting the reports of mass defection by Congress and JD(S) lawmakers, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said that the coalition government is not under any kind of threat...

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Subramanian Swamy writes to Jaitley; demands prosecution of Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia

Launching a blistering attack on Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy urged Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to take strict legal action against the top officer...

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This is how actor Anupam Kher wished former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on his 86th birthday

On the 86th birthday of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, veteran actor Anupam Kher today shared a small clipping from the sets of, 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. The award-winning actor will portray the character of the senior Congress leader in his upcoming offering...

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Karnataka will get its due share from Mahadayi: Irrigation Minister D K Shivakumar

Expressing displeasure over Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal ’s verdict, Karnataka Water Resource Minister D K Shivakumar said that appropriate legal majors will be taken against the unjust ruling of Mahadayi Tribunal...

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Assam set to launch Universal Pension scheme for senior citizen on October 2

Accounting various reformative measures hailing benefits for the people, the Assam government will launch the Universal Pension scheme in the state on the 2nd of next month, the birth anniversary of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi. ..

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While defence team rush for rescue; BRO help stranded people by providing humanitarian assistance

Heavy rainfall and snowfall has disrupted the normal life of the people in Himachal Pradesh. With early snowfall, cloud burst and heavy rains devastating large parts of Himachal Pradesh, the heavy snowfall on Rohtang Pass, Lahaul and Spiti Valley have been cut off, which affected large number of tourist who has gone to Leh and Lahaul Valley. In this regard, the Border Roads Organization has decided to provide humanitarian assistance to the stranded people. ..

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Kamal Haasan calls on Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) President Kamal Haasan today met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here. The BJD Chief was in the state capital for some official programme...

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New industrial recruitment policy soon: CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday announced the new industrial recruitment policy for manufacturing and service industries in the state...

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sandalwood smuggler Veerappan’s Aides released in Kannada Actor Rajkumar’s abduction case

Citing the reason of inadequate evidence, the local court of Erode today acquitted brigand Veerappan’s nine close confidantes in the highly-sensitive abduction case of late Kannada superstar Rajkumar...

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Uttar Pradesh promises to clear sugarcane farmers dues by November end with a special policy

With the central government promising to double sugarcane farmer’s income, the Uttar Pradesh government today said that all dues of sugarcane farmers in the state will be cleared by the end of November this year. The state government has come up with a policy to clear the dues of sugarcane farmers, under which it will provide soft loan to sugar factories so that they can pay the farmers...

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TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu lures Telugu NRIs; seeks support for 2019 poll

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu has appealed Telugu NRIs to join hands for state’s prosperity. Addressing the meeting of Telugu community here, Naidu urged professionals to support the endeavor of building the sunrise state...

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Ram temple: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy pitches for a separate law

Ahead of the crucial SC ruling on Ram temple, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy opined that Narendra Modi led BJP government should take effective steps for a separate law to resolve the long pending issues of Ram temple in Ayodhya...

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PM Modi addressing mega rally of BJP workers in Bhopal

PM Modi addressing mega rally of BJP workers in Bhopal..

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Telangana Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan flags off new Hyderabad Metro Rail line

Telangana Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan on Monday inaugurated the new metro line from Ameerpet to L. B. Nagar. ..

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Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu offers prayers at Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu along with his family members today visited Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam and offered prayers to Lord Venkateswara...

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Goa welcomes 2 new ministers in its cabinet

Goa cabinet on Monday got two new ministers as they have been allocated new portfolios. Curchorem BJP MLA Nilesh Cabral has been allocated the power, non-conventional energy, law and judiciary, and legislative affairs portfolios. Mormugao BJP MLA Milind Naik will be in charge of the urban development, social welfare, and Provedoria portfolios...

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Dream of making Mumbai an ‘ideal city’ coming true! First underground Mumbai Metro tunnel project complete

India’s financial capital Mumbai is all set to embrace its first underground metro project. Hoisting the national flag, the first step in the construction of the underground project has been taken with an end-to-end completion of a 1.26km tunnel. The metro project gives a major relief to Mumbaikars from the haphazard traffic and will reduce their travelling time. ..

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Tamil Nadu state government invites MK Stalin, Kanimozhi for MGR centenary celebrations

CM Edappadi Palanisamy led AIADMK government today invited newly appointed DMK President MK Stalin for the concluding function of MGR centenary celebrations...

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Under surveillance! Augmenting security, Odisha police to use drone cameras in severely affected Naxal districts

Augmenting security and safety of the people, the police department in Odisha has decided on adopting drone camera surveillance. These drone cameras will be an eye watcher on the severely Naxal affected areas. ..

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Backing medical facilities, Ayushmaan Bharat will benefit 1.4 Cr residents in Assam

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the historic Ayushmaan Bharat healthcare initiative “Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana”, 27 lakh families in the state of Assam will be benefitted with the yojana giving major relief to around 1.4 crore residents. ..

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No changes in throne; Manohar Parrikar continues as Goa CM

Good news for Goans that their true leader and Chief Minister of the state Manohar Parrikar will continue to be their government’s sailor. This was declared by BJP President Amit Shah by his tweet...

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Chandra Babu Naidu to address UN body on Zero Budget Natural Farming

In a bid to showcase the innovative Agricultural policies adopted by Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu will address a special session on Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) organized by the United Nations Environment Programme...

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It’s a century! PM Modi gifts Sikkim its first and India, its 100th scenic Pakyong airport boosting tourism

Gifting the serene beauty Sikkim its first airport, the Pakyong airport, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that with this India has created a century in regards to building airport giving major thrust to tourism in the state. PM Modi gifted Sikkim airport to the people of the state which will be operational from October 4, giving a boost to tourism and employment...

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Citing ‘talks and terrorism can’t go hand-in-hand’, Army Chief Bipin Rawat backs govt’s decision to call off dialogue with Pakistan

With India’s decision of calling off the dialogue with Pakistan, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat backed to not initiate any dialogue with Pakistan, asserting that “talks and terrorism can’t go hand-in-hand”...

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Gujarat declares Kutch district as scarcity-hit due to poor monsoon

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani declared Kutch as 'scarcity hit district' after it received just 26.51 percent rains this monsoon on Thursday...

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PM Modi aims on taking India to new heights of growth by inaugurating Talcher fertilizer plant

“Our aim is to take India to new heights of growth”, cited Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he unveiled a plague to mark the beginning of the work to revive the Talcher fertilizer plant in Odisha. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Saturday and will visit poll-bound Chhattisgarh later in the day to launch a few projects in the states. ..

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PM lays foundation stone of Talcher Fertilizer Plant

PM lays foundation stone of Talcher Fertilizer Plant..

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Automotive giant Hyundai Mobis to set up plat in Telangana

In order to boost the automotive industry in Telangana, the state government has joined hands with Leading South Korean firm Hyundai Mobi. The international giant will establish a product engineering and Research and development campus in 20 acres at Kollur of Sanga Reddy district...

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Maharashtra to set up 500 charging stations for electric vehicles

Giving major backhand to promote e-vehicles, The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has decided to set up 500 e-vehicles charging stations across the state in order to encourage the use of electric vehicle. ..

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15th finance commission will stall development: Chandrababu Naidu

Continuing his opposition to the provisions of 15th finance commission, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu accused BJP led NDA government of deliberate negligence...

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Congress MLAs not in touch with BJP: Siddaramaiah

Refuting the reports of internal conflict in the Congress-JD(S) Coalition government, Senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah accused BJP of house trading...

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Punjab ratifies Shahpur Kandi Dam Project

The state cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ratified the historic agreement signed on September 8 this year between Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir for an immediate resumption of work on the Shahpur Kandi Dam Project...

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Moment of contentment for Assam farmers as they bear 2% premium from PMFBY

With the central government revising guidelines of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and extending a helping hand towards the farmers, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that State government would bear 2% premium for the farmers to help them reap dividends from the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana...

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Another horrific incident, West Bengal police opens fire on students protesting against recruitment of teachers

Giving another reason and a glimpse of their horrific attitude, the West Bengal police opened fire on the students and ABVP karyakartas. The students protested against the administration where Govt of West Bengal recruited teachers of Urdu when the requirement was for Bangla teachers...

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Senior BJP leader D Purandeswari appointed as Air India independent director

Cabinet Committee on Appointments on Thursday appointed senior BJP leader and former Union Minister as an independent director of national carrier Air India Ltd...

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Uttarakhand's lower courts will be able to produce anticipatory bail

People seeking anticipatory bail will not have to knock at the doors of the High Court in Uttarakhand as they will now be able to get it in the lower courts, an official said on Thursday. ..

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Cyclonic storm ‘Daye’ crosses Odisha rolls under heavy rainfall

Odisha has been under the reel of heavy rainfall from last few days. Under pressure over heavy rainfall in the state, the Indian Meteorological Department had indicated cyclonic storm ‘Daye’ which could cause more rainfall in the state. With cyclonic storm ‘Daye’ crossing Gopalpur coast, heavy rain accompanied by high-speed wind occurred in coastal and southern parts of the state. ..

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Madhya Pradesh gets $525 Million Loan for Infra Projects from BRICS Bank

The New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS countries has approved a $525-million loan to Madhya Pradesh for infrastructure projects, it said on Thursday...

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Gujarat clears desk for RoRo ferry services expansion

In order to improve the existing network of RoRo ferry service, the Gujarat government has decided to launch a new set of ferry services...

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Chhattisgarh gives Micromax, Reliance Jio order of Rs 1,500 cr

Telecom giant Reliance Jio and manufacturer Micromax have got a contract of Rs 1,500 crore from the Chhattisgarh Government to provide 50 lakh smartphones to women and students studying in the state...

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Madhya Pradesh to get 205 km long new railway line

The state of Madhya Pradesh to soon add 205.5 km long rail route in its transportation as the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved to construct a new line between Budni to Indore (Mangaliyagaon). Total estimated cost of this project is Rs. 3261.82 crore...

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BJP misusing Central agencies against Congress leaders: Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar

Days after Enforcement Directorate’s move, senior Congress leader and Karnataka irrigation Minister DK Shivakumar accused BJP of political vendetta, speaking to the media, Shivakumar claimed that state BJP leaders were trying hard to destabilize Congress –JD(S) coalition...

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Uttarakhand becomes first state to declare cow as ‘Rashtra Mata’

Uttarakhand becomes the first state to declare holy animal Cow as the ‘Rashtra Mata.’ The state assembly put its stamp on Wednesday during the monsoon session. The resolution presented by the government in this regard was passed unanimously. It will now be sent to the Central Government...

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Donald Trump’s former aid Avinash Iragavarapu teams up with Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Neethi Maiam

vinash Iragavarapu, a US-based pollster who closely worked with US President Donald Trump has now teamed up with Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Neethi Maiam. In a recently held internal workshop of Makkal Neethi Maiam here, Haasan introduced Iragavarapu to the district level MNM workers...

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First-of-its-kind in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik launches 'Star Rating program' for industries to reduce pollution

Addressing the issue of air pollutions due to unwanted pollution created by industry outlets, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a 'Star Rating program' for industries. These rating program aims to strengthen State Pollution Control Board's (SPCB) regulatory efforts to reduce pollution...

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Amit Shah meets MPs from Goa to take stock of current political situation

BJP national president Amit Shah met all three MPs from Goa in New Delhi on Wednesday to take stock of the current political situation in the state, Rajya Sabha MP and Goa BJP president Vinay Tendulkar said...

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Boosting cancer treatment, India’s biggest cyclotron facility in Kolkata becomes operational

The country’s biggest cyclotron facility that will produce radioisotopes vital for the diagnosis of cancer became operational last week. The machine ‘Cyclone-30’ is housed at the Kolkata-based Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC) under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and will start regular production by 2019 after supporting nuclear systems are commissioned and regulatory clearances are obtained...

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Congress to provide special category status to AP: Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of the crucial general elections, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday declared that Andhra Pradesh will get its long-pending special category status if the grand old party comes to power...

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Explore your trekking experience through this new Mirik route in West Bengal

Giving a major boost to tourism, the West Bengal government open doors to give more options to trekkers, the State Tourism Department has decided to start open a new trekking route in Mirik, passing through picturesque tea gardens, forests and mountains...

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Etching pact on environment, education, infrastructure; Delhi and Seoul strengthen relations

Etching close relations with South Korea, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Seoul Metropolitan Government on environment, transport, education, solid waste management, infrastructure, public health among others...

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Real-Time Governance important for transparency and accountability: Chandra Babu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu said that state crafted Real Time Governance will bring more transparency and accountability to government services...

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Odisha Assembly unanimously passes resolution to rename Jharsuguda airport after Veer Surendra Sai

With the State Legislative Assembly passing a unanimous resolution, the newly constructed Jharsuguda airport will be now renamed after freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the airport on September 22...

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Union Minister Rajnath Singh attends 28th edition of the Southern Zonal Council

After the gap of two years, Union Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday chaired the meeting of the Southern Zonal Council here...

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India inks $74 million loan pact with World Bank for Uttarakhand

India has signed a financing loan agreement with the World Bank for $74 million for Uttarakhand Workforce Development Project (UKWDP), a finance ministry statement said Tuesday...

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Maharashtra seeks Rs 50,000 Cr for Mumbai development from Finance Commission

With the 15th Finance Commission discussed a wide range of issues in the state of Maharashtra with political parties, trade and industry organizations and local bodies the government and political parties sought a special grant of Rs 50,000 crore for Mumbai's development...

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Goa: Congress MLAs meet governor, stake claim to form govt

Goa Congress MLAs met Governor Mridula Sinha Tuesday evening with a request to call a one-day assembly session asking the ruling BJP-led coalition government to prove its majority...

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Car service provider Pitstop launches its operations in Maharashtra

India's first independent doorstep car service and repairs provider, Pitstop, has launched its operations in Mumbai and Pune. Pitstop has serviced close to 35,000+ cars, of which 3,600+ have been serviced at the doorstep. ..

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Enforcement Directorate files Money Laundering case against Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar

The Enforcement Directorate has filed a case against Congress strongman and senior Karnataka Irrigation Minister DK Shivakumar under the charges of money laundering. Shivakumar is accused of tax evasion and hawala activities...

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Media reports on auto-driver controversy are misleading: Tamil Nadu BJP Chief T Soundararajan

Days after the controversy of auto-driver, Tamil Nadu BJP Chief T Soundararajan blasted at media for blowing the issue out of proportion. Speaking to the media persons, Soundararajan clarified that she had no role in alleged manhandling of auto-driver...

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Grounding to its roots of rich culture and tradition, PM Modi lays foundation of #BadaltaBanaras by inaugurating developmental projects

Echoing sounds of rich culture and tradition, holy water of the Ganga makes the land of Varanasi a pure and pious place. With initiating and evaluating developmental projects in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone for developmental projects worth Rs 550 Crores. These projects inaugurated include Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) for Puraani Kashi and Atal Incubation Centre at Banaras Hindu University (BHU). ..

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BJP employing divisive tactics to settle a score with TDP: Chandra Babu Naidu

In a fresh salvo at Narendra Modi government, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu accused BJP of employing divisive tactics to defame TDP. Addressing a short discussion in the state assembly, Naidu said that BJP with the help of YSR Congress party is trying to create political instability in the coastal state...

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Enthusiasm and zeal radiated on faces of children as PM Modi encouraged them to adapt and evaluate various skills

Greeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi with enthusiasm, the young school children of Naraur village in Varanasi were all smiles when they interacted with him. Being friendly and just like he is people’s man, PM Modi’s interaction with the kids encouraged them to take up various activities to develop their skills including sports along with regular syllabus. ..

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BJP team meets its Goa unit to discuss current political situation

A BJP central team met the core committee of Goa BJP unit in Panaji on Monday to discuss the current political situation in the state arising due to the prolonged illness of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar...

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Indian Railways to deploy ‘Gate Mitras’ at 106 unmanned level crossings in Uttar Pradesh

In this regard the Indian Railways have decided to deploy ‘Gate Mitras’ or gate counselors at 106 unmanned level crossings in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The railways will now deploy ‘Gate Mitras’ or gate counselors at 106 unmanned level crossings in UP. The railways will enlist the services of 400 ex-servicemen to man them. These crossings are located on the Lucknow-Kanpur, Lucknow-Varanasi and Lucknow-Prayag routes. ..

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As many as 328 fixed-dose combinations prohibited in Himachal Pradesh for human use

As many as 328 fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) were banned in Himachal Pradesh for human use under section 26A of Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. The decision was taken by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur-led government on recommendations of Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) as there was no therapeutic justification for the ingredients contained in these 328 FDCs or and these FDCs could involve risk to a human being...

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Bihar directs police officials to destroy seized liquor by end of Sept

With the aim of destroying liquor, the state government of Bihar has directed the police officials to destroy all seized liquor stored in different police stations and other godowns by September 30. With this, the officials have also been ordered to ensure that in future any consignment of illegal liquor recovered during raids across the state should be destroyed within 15 days of seizure...

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Chalking out major plans, IAF intends to make Andhra Pradesh its ‘strategic base’

Coming out with major plans, the Indian Air Force intends to make Andhra Pradesh as its ‘strategic base’. With these major plans the IAF plans to set up a major helicopter training facility at Donakonda in Prakasam district...

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Non-bailable warrant is a political revenge of BJP: Chandra Babu Naidu

Rejecting BJP National president Amit Shah claims on non-bailable warrant issued by Maharashtra local court, TDP Chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu said that BJP’s apex leadership is trying hard to destabilize elected government...

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Celebrated Pollster Prashant Kishor joins Nitish Kumar’s JD(U)

Days after his open admission about 2019 general elections, Celebrated Pollster Prashant Kishor on Sunday officially joined the Janata Dal (United). The major development took place during the JD(U) state executive meeting. On this occasion Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and other JD(U) official were present...

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Maharashtra to provide compensation to victims of terror attacks

In a recent move, the Maharashtra government said that persons suffering disabilities in man-made calamities like terror and naxal attacks, rioting and bomb blasts will be entitled to compensation ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 2 lakh...

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No hurdles for work; CM Manohar Parrikar clearing files in spite of being admitted to hospital

CM Manohar Parrikar has been admitted to the AIIMS, Delhi from Saturday due to suffering from a pancreatic ailment. Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited the AIIMS to inquire about the health of CM Parrikar on Sunday...

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Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das conducts 'Padyatra' to spread cleanliness awareness

The whole state of Jharkhand has taken brooms in its hands to join the Swachhta Campaign started by our PM Modi on September 15. For this, Chief Minister Raghubar Das embarked on a 'Padyatra' on Sunday in an effort to spread cleanliness awareness among the people...

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Taking a step forward to double farmer’s income, Assam distributes one lakh pumps sets

Fulfilling the dream of doubling farmer’s income by 2022, Assam has decided to distribute 1 lakh pump sets in the state. The pump sets are to be distributed through NABARDs’ rural infrastructure development project...

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Capturing every moment, PM Modi celebrates his 68th birthday with school children in Varanasi

Capturing each and every moment to cherish, garnering ample of wishes from all over the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate his 68th birthday in his constituency of Varanasi on September 17. The Prime Minister will spend the day with schoolchildren from villages located in the district...

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Tamil Nadu bans sale of e-cigarettes

With the intention of breaking and prohibiting the use of cigarettes, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to prohibit the manufacture, sale (including online sale), distribution, trade, display, marketing, import and possession of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, popularly known as e-cigarettes in the state...

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Himachal achieves another milestone; adjudged as best performing state in country in implementing PMMVY scheme

Another milestone achieved! Himachal Pradesh has been adjudged as the best performing state in the country in implementing Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY). Notably, the state has a total of 57,109 beneficiaries registered under the scheme...

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Bihar approves interim relief of Rs 1 lakh for people affected in mob violence

Approving a scheme for those affected in mob violence, the Bihar government has decided to provide interim relief of Rs 1 Lakh to the affected besides speedy trials of such cases. ..

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Uttarakhand: Best state for constructing maximum roads

Uttarakhand is on the path of progress as it has been ranked the best among states in India for the construction of the maximum number of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during 2017-2018...

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