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BJP President Amit Shah to Visit Jammu on June 23

Days after the dramatic development in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, BJP National President Amit Shah is all set to visit the Himalayan state...

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Chandra Babu Naidu writes to Prime Minister Modi, seeks cooperation on Kadapa steel plant

Keeping political differences aside, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu has requested the central government to clear the proposal of Kadapa steel plant...

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New Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy launched in Gujarat; aims to make optimum utilisation of land and grid

With an aim to make optimum utilization of the land and grid, the Gujarat government on Wednesday launched wind-solar hybrid power policy – 2018. Notably, the launch of wind-solar hybrid power policy – 2018 also aims at boosting renewable energy. Launching the new scheme, Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabhbhai Patel said, “The benefits of the new policy can be accrued for 25 years or till its life or whichever is shorter. It entails the developers can set up wind power unit on the land meant for existing ..

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Boosting growth and development, Kerala exempts tax on plantation sector

Becoming the only state, Kerala has made an historic decided to exempt tax from the plantation sector. The decision was taken by the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in which he stated that the swing of initiatives including abolition of plantation tax, suspension on agriculture income tax and legislation to take over closed estates to revive the crisis-driven plantation sector...

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Accrediting the hockey players, CM Naveen Patnaik urges PM Modi to assert Hockey as "National Game"

Sports has garnered undue attention as the emerging athletes of India have shown their presence of talent on international platform. Likewise in a chance of emancipating hockey in getting an official status, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to officially recognise hockey as the national game of India. ..

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Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswami demands special meeting on Cauvery

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene a meeting of the Cauvery Management Authority, to settle down the pending issues between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka...

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Embracing ancient culture, Indian states mark #InternationalYogaDay with a pledge to stay fit and healthy

As the surya shines over the clouds, people have come together performing ‘Suryanamaskar’ pledging to stay fit and healthy. As the fitness initiative #HumFitTohIndiaFit is making news with everyone coming together to perform yoga, here are glimpses of yoga performed at various parts of India marking this day as a day of fitness, good health and calm mind...

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Sigh of relief and gratification! Manipur to build 20 to 30 houses for people due to flood

While the incessant rains have triggered havoc in the state of Northeast regions, the people have become homeless and have been taken to relief camps. Asserting to control the situation and make undue arrangements for the people of the state, Manipur government decided to build 20 to 30 houses in each of the 60 Assembly constituencies for people whose homes were destroyed in the recent floods...

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i-Hariyali app launched in Punjab to make state clean, green, healthy and robust under `Tandarust Punjab’ mission

As a part of the strategy formulated under Mission Tandarust Punjab to ensure clean, green, healthy and robust Punjab with the active participation of the masses, the Punjab government on Tuesday launched a novel initiative in the form of ‘i-Hariyali’ app. The main characteristic of the ‘i-Hariyali’ app is that any resident of the state can book a sapling of his/her choice sitting at home with the click of a button. Another unique feature of the app is that this facility can be availed of by every ..

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Annoyed with opposition’s remarks, Chandra Babu Naidu’s key aid Parakala Prabhakar resigns as Communications advisor

Chandra Babu Naidu’s key aid Parakala Prabhakar on Tuesday resigned from the post of Advisor (Communications) to the Government of Andhra Pradesh. Prabhakar who is the husband of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was annoyed with the allegations levelled by the leaders of principle opposition party YSR Congress...

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World’s first International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics launched in Gujarat

The world's first International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics is launched at Gandhinagar in Gujarat today. It is a joint venture of the Regional delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in India, Bhutan, Nepal and the Maldives and also Gujarat Forensic Science University...

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Kamal Haasan meets EC for Makkal Needhi Maiam's official registration

Actor turned politician Kamal Haasan today met Deputy Election Commissioner, Chandra Bhushan for the official registration of his newly founded outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam...

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Major victory for contractual workers! Maharashtra CM directs BMC officials on enabling permanent status for 2700 workers

Maharashtra has always revealed a bright and welcoming side pertaining to various initiatives in the state. In the latest move, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials to grant permanent status to the 2700 contractual sanitation workers in the city...

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Big B Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu reunites for Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla

After the phenomenal success of social drama 'Pink', Superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu will share the silver screen. This time, duos have been teamed up for Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla. Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment in association with Azure Entertainment will be producing the flick...

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Subramanian Swamy demands stern action against Vijay Mallya

Expressing deep concern over the condition of ex-employees of Kingfisher Airlines owned by Vijay Mallya, who is under the scanner for alleged financial offenses, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Modi to take stern action against the Kingfisher boss...

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Acche Din! Development projects worth Rs 4,378 cr cleared in five months for Himachal Pradesh

So far in five months, the Himachal Pradesh government with Centre's assistance has cleared development projects worth Rs. 4,378 crores. This was said by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing to media. CM Jai Ram Thakur said that his government with the assistance of PM Modi-led central government has cleared development projects worth Rs. 4,378 crores in a record time of five months. Giving a detail in brief, CM Jai Ram Thakur said that the three projects including tourism, ..

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani to visit Israel; pact on Water management, agriculture on cards

In a bid to strengthen the performance of Gujarat in sectors like Water management and agriculture, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is all set to visit Israel. This will be the first official overseas visit of Rupani after assuming the office of the Chief Minister. ..

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Madhya Pradesh HC shows door to former CMs: Vacate allotted govt bungalows within one month

Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday gave an order which has made former Chief Ministers vacate their government allotted bungalows within a deadline of a month...

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Educating students about personalities, UP govt includes Nath Sect Gurus in school curriculum

As children we have learned about freedom fighters, great leaders and many other eminent personalities. In a latest move, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to incorporate chapters of personalities such as Nath sect gurus Baba Gorakhnath, Baba Gambhirnath and Swami Pranavananda...

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Snapping ties with PDP is a political move: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

Terming BJP’s decision of snapping ties with Peoples Democratic Party as politically motivated, senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that PDP-BJP alliance was unnatural as well as anti-national...

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Six children die after car falls into a pond in Bihar

In a tragic incident, six children were killed when a sports utility vehicle (SUV) in which they were travelling hit a tree and fell into a pond in Bihar’s Araria district. Other four in the vehicle have been injured. The children were traveling with four adults in a Scorpio car when the tragedy occurred...

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TDP misusing central aid: BJP leader Somu Veerraju

Launching a fresh attack on Chandra Babu Naidu led TDP government, senior BJP leader Somu Veerraju has accused ruling party of misusing central grants. Days after the NITI aayog’s meeting where Naidu had voiced issue of the financial crunch in the state, the BJP lawmaker demanded that TDP government must clarify on the financial assistance provided by the center...

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Altering Assam by ensuring better healthcare facility, BJP President Amit Shah lays foundation for 19 cancer centers

Ensuring better medical facility for the people in the Northeast and improve cancer care facility in Assam, Bhartiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Monday laid the foundation stone of 19 new cancer care centres in presence of Tata Trusts Chairman Ratan Tata during a ceremonial function held at the Veterinary College ground, Khanapara in Guwahati...

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Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy calls on Modi; seeks support for Cauvery and farm loan waiver

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought central government’s support on the issues of Cauvery Water Management and proposed farm loan waiver. During NITI Aayog’s meeting, the Chief Minister had requested center to back loan waiver scheme of the state government...

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Amit Shah to attend ‘Chintan Shibir’ of Gujarat BJP

In order to fine-tune the strategy for upcoming 2019 general elections, BJP National President Amit Shah will be attending the two-day meeting of Gujarat BJP...

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Jharkhand to have its new own Assembly Building and High Court from next year

Jharkhand to soon have its new own Assemble Bhavan and High Court. And also it is constructing colonies for those who are displaced because of new construction...

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Kovalam: New found yoga capital assembled 60 yoga exponents from 22 countries to perform yoga

As the international yoga day is coming near, Kovalam, a city from God’s own country Kerala, is set to be in the global yoga tour map. Kovalam is the best place for yoga, certify the participants of Yoga Ambassador Tour. Around 60 yoga exponents from 22 countries are participating in the Yoga Ambassador Tour...

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New invention coming its way! Drones will act as a life savior carrying first aid kit to accident spots

Invention and innovation is what India has always coined and supported. Giving a push to new innovative ideas, the students in Chennai have come up with drones that act as life savior. A drone capable of carrying first aid kit has been invented by the bright minds and will be accessed soon...

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Address issues under AP Reorganisation Act: Chandra Babu urges center

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu on Sunday reiterated that central government must address the pending issues under the AP Reorganisation Act. Speaking at the fourth edition of NITI Aayog’s governing council meeting here, Babu sought central government’s assistance to clear the key development projects...

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Punjab police bust international drug racket; arrests 4 smugglers with opium and ketamine

Continuing its high voltage efforts on curbing the menace of drugs, Punjab police on Sunday busted an international drug syndicate after arresting four smugglers along with opium and the potent date-rape drug ketamine. After getting a specific input, the Punjab police carried out a special operation on Haripur T-Point near Jandu Singhaand in Jalandhar and arrested the four people who were traveling in two cars with opium and the potent date-rape drug ketamine...

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#GoaRevolutionDay: A tale of shining Goa today but darkest chapter of Indian history 71 years back

Goa, the land of Sun, Sand and beaches, observes June 18 every year as the Goa Revolution Day as a memory for those martyrs who have sacrificed their lives to liberate the state from the clutches of Portuguese...

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Snap all diplomatic ties with Pak: Subramanian Swamy to Centre

Reacting to the alleged link of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in Shujaat Bukhari murder case, Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has asked the Modi government to shun all the diplomatic relations with the neighboring state...

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Hey children, you are safe! Telangana to soon establish Child Protection Units in all districts

Ensuring child safety and implementing proper child rights, the Telangana government will soon establish child protection units in all 31 districts to implement child rights and prevent abuse of children. ..

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Taking cognizance of the flood hit areas, Manipur CM Biren urges Centre for immediate assistance

Incessant rainfall in the Northeast regions has created havoc and majorly disrupted the normal life. With severe measures taken for public safety and relief camps working day in and out, Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombom Biren Singh visited Maiba Khul and Mongjam Village in Imphal East and met the flood victims of the area on Sunday. ..

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“Accusations of strike are completely false and baseless” cites IAS officers refuting misleading allegations by AAP

Refuting allegations of being ‘on strike’ by the Aam Aadmi Party, the Delhi IAS officers have finally spoken up and claimed that they are on an “undeclared strike.” Citing that the IAS officers were “working with utmost sincerity and dedication” and in a neutral manner, the officers cleared the rumors conducting a press conference with the media...

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At least 1.61 lakh youth gained employment through a unique portal of Punjab

The unique portal of Punjab government www.ghargharrozgar.punjab.gov. have proved to be very productive and so far 1.61 lakh youths have gained employment. This was said by Punjab Commerce Minister Sunder Sham Arora on Friday. Minister Arora stated that more than one lakh unemployed youths have been registered themselves on this portal, whereas 2198 industrial companies have registered so far. He also said that under the 'Ghar-Ghar Rozgar Mission' till now more than 1.61 lakh youths have been provided ..

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Under scrutiny scanner! Maharashtra govt directs colleges to install biometric attendance system for students

Giving education prime importance and ingesting a resolution, the Maharashtra State government has directed all the junior colleges to install biometric attendance system. The junior colleges especially those offering sciences courses have been made mandatory to install this attendance system within a month...

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MNM Chief Kamal Haasan hails Karnataka government for releasing water from Kabini dam

Makkal Needhi Maiam Chief Kamal Haasan on Friday thanked Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy for releasing water from the Kabini dam. The actor took to twitter hailed the positive gesture of neighboring state. Mentioning about the Cauvery water management Authority, the actor turned politician asserted that only goodwill between the two States will resolve the contentious issues between neighboring state...

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Monsoon session of Goa Assembly from July 19; Budget 2018-19 to be discussed and passed finally

After comeback of people CM Manohar Parrikar, Goa has got a double pace of development. And the news is such that the monsoon session of the State Legislative Assembly is likely to be summoned from July 19, during which Budget 2018-19 would be discussed and passed...

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Gesture of humanity! Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla donates one day salary to flood relief fund

Situation in the Northeast states is worsening as the terrifying flood has completely disrupted the normal life of the people. Liberating relief camps have been continuously sent to places so that people are safe and sound. Taking cognizance of the situation, Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla announced that she will donate her one day salary to the people affected in flood...

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Jharkhand to use ‘Name and Shame’ mantra to catch fake, ineligible ration cards in the state

Jharkhand is on the mode to catch the collars of those who are fake, ineligible ration cards and also to give them who do not have ration cards, cancelling ration cards of those who are not using for a long and avail the facility of Public Distribution System (PDS) to the needy...

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Haryana CM Manohar Khattar gives green signal for high speed rail network from Delhi to Haryana

In order to encompass easy travelling and extending connectivity various rail projects have been receiving a positive response. In a similar move, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar gave a green signal to the first phase of the Rs. 25,000 crore Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) project for a high-speed rail network from Sarai Kale Khan in Delhi to the Haryana-Rajasthan border near Shahjahanpur-Neemrana-Behror (SNB). ..

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Maharashtra CM honored with Outstanding Leadership award in Washington

The ‘Outstanding Leadership’ of Maharashtra that has initiated a new era of development received a rare honour on a foreign land. Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis was honoured jointly by Georgetown University, India Initiative, and Centre for International Studies at Washington with ‘Outstanding Leadership in Development’ award, an official release said...

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Centre positive on Visakhapatnam railway zone and Kadapa steel plant: BJP leader K Hari Babu

Days after the crucial deliberations with BJP National President Amit Shah, senior Andhra Pradesh BJP leader K Hari Babu assured that official announcement regarding proposed railway zone at Visakhapatnam will be made soon...

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Telangana CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao meets PM Modi, seeks help for new zonal system

Ahead of the crucial meeting of NITI aayog, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During this meeting, Chandrasekhar Rao briefed Modi about the ongoing developments in the state...

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Don’t politicize security issues of Prime Minister Modi: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today condemned the statement of NCP leader and former union minister Sharad Pawar on the reports of Modi’s alleged assassination plot. ..

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Makers of Marathi movie Farzand meets Maha Minister Vinod Tawde; demands Prime time slot in Mumbai

Makers of Marathi movie, Farzand on Thursday called on Minister Vinod Tawde and voiced concern over non-availability of prime time slots in Mumbai. Informing about the meeting, Tawde who heads cultural affairs portfolio took to Twitter and congratulated producers for the grand success of the period drama...

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3 Maoists gunned down by security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh

In Chhattisgarh, security forces have gunned down three Maoists in Sukma district of Bastar region today. Superintendent of police Abhishek Meena confirmed the incident...

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People's CM Manohar Parrikar resumes working for people defeating deadly ailment

It is not clear that does CM Parrikar’s plane directly landed at his office or what? Because without taking any rest a man who was under medication for these many months directly started working as if he was suffering from nothing. Hats off to CM Parrikar who resumed to work with strong willpower and dedication towards his state Goa...

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Humanity is the uppermost religion than any: Two Muslim CRPF Jawans donate blood by breaking their Roza and save a life in J&K

It is always said that Humanity is the uppermost religions a human should follow and this was proved in Jammu and Kashmir when two CRPF donated blood to save a cancer girl patient by breaking their Roza (Fast) in spite of their holy Ramzan Month...

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Maternal Mortality rate in Punjab witnesses fall by 19 points

Punjab has recorded the remarkable cutback in Mother Mortality Ratio (MMR) by 19 points from 141 per 100000 live births to 122. While the whole country’s maternal mortality has also achieved a significant decline of 22% since 2013. Giving details, Punjab’s Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra said that the state has achieved another milestone by a reduction in the maternal mortality ratio from 141 to 122. Promising more decline he said, “Now we set our target to reduce it below 100 by ..

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BJP leader Jagadish Shettar hails center’s move on Lingayat issue

Justifying central government’s move on Lingayat issue, BJP leader Jagadish Shettar said separate Lingayat region was a pre-planned political exercise to divide society. Speaking to the media, the BJP lawmaker stated that people have rejected the divisive agenda of Congress party...

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“Mumbai Meets Manhattan”: CM Devendra Fadnavis stresses on making Mumbai a Fintech hub

Aiming to conquer dreams of making Maharashtra one of the finest financial technology hubs, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadvanis in Manhattan spoke on how Maharashtra has regained the top position and is fastest developing State in India and now driving India’s growth story...

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani raps Hardik Patel for spreading rumors

Launching a frontal attack on Patidar leader Hardik Patel for spreading rumors, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that Hardik’s pity attempts showcase his desperation of getting eyeballs. Earlier in the day, Hardik Patel alleged that Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani would resign from the post and new Patidar leader will assume the office of the Chief Minister...

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PM Modi cuts ribbon for multiple projects giving keys of development to Chhattisgarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Integrated Command and Control Centre set up at Naya Raipur along with Bhilai Steel Plant and Air Service between Jagdalpur and Raipur in Chhattisgarh...

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JD(S) will keep promise of loan waiver: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy assured that appropriate steps will be taken to keep the promise of loan waiver. Speaking to the media, after visiting Adichunchanagiri Mutt, Kumaraswamy informed that state government is working on the plan of loan waiver and provision with the specific quantum of farm loan waiver would be made in the forthcoming budget...

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Gujarat set to become first state in India to be covered under piped gas network

So far 84.31 percent of Gujarat has been covered under the piped gas network. However, Gujarat is now all set to become the first state in the country to get completely covered under the piped gas distribution network. With an aim to provide a piped gas network to rest of 16% of Gujarat, the ninth round of bidding has been opened by the state government. In the latest bidding round, 14 additional districts including 6 complete and 8 part will be covered under the CGD network in the state. Gir Somnath, ..

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Lalu in trouble again! ED seizes 11 plots worth 44 crores in IRCTC hotel scam

Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav is in trouble again. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized 11 plots of land in Patna worth Rs 44.75 crore. The seized plots by ED were linked to RJD chief Lalu Prasad's family, as part of the IRCTC hotel money laundering case. ..

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Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam to sue former Chief priest A.V. Ramana Dikshitulu

Taking a serious note of the allegations levelled by former Chief priest A.V. Ramana Dikshitulu, management of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam has decided to sue Dikshitulu for his alleged remark on the temple body...

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Pm Modi inaugurates air route in Chattisgarh

Pm Modi inaugurates air route in Chattisgarh..

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Gujarat bags FICCI India’s Smart policing award

Gujarat government’s Pocket Cop Mobile Application, a digital platform for criminal investigation and prosecution has bagged FICCI India’s Smart policing award 2018. On Wednesday, Union Minister Vijay Goel gave away the award to Gujarat Police. Among 200 nominations across the country, Pocket Cop application has been selected under the category of smart policing...

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PM Modi in Chhattisgarh

PM Modi in Chhattisgarh..

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At least 38,000 marginal farmers in Punjab to get their loan waive-off soon

Giving a massive relief to the state farmers, the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced the disbursement of Rs. 209 crore to 38,000 marginal farmers, who are members of the Cooperative Societies, within the next ten days to complete the first phase of his government’s debt relief scheme...

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PM Modi to visit Chhattisgarh with development gifts for the state

Chhattisgarh is putting one more step towards industrial development as a modernized and expanded Bhilai Steel Plant will be dedicated to the nation today...

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Maharashtra-Quebec sign economic cooperation pacts

With Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis and Philippe Couillard, Prime Minister of Quebec province of Canada signing the agreements, a new beginning of economic cooperation between the two has begun...

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Congress’s Soumya Reddy wins Jayanagar Assembly seat

Congress’s Soumya Reddy today emerged victorious in the Jayanagar Assembly segment by defeating BJP’s BN Prahlad. She bagged the seat with the margin of 2,889 votes. Reddy got 54,457 votes, whereas BN Prahlad managed to get 51,568 votes. ..

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Incessant rainfall creates havoc in Tripura, relief camps run for rescue

The North East regions are under the sway of heavy rainfall leading to disruption in lives of people. Incessant rain in Tripura has disrupted normal life. MeT department said that heavy rain is likely to occur in next 24 hours at isolated places in the state. Over 3,400 families have been rendered homeless in Tripura as heavy rains hit the state during the past 24 hours ..

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Gujarat’s Mehsana continue to witness revolution in energy sector; opts solar energy

Gujarat stands on top amongst all other states witnessing a new revolution in solar energy. As soon as the PM Narendra Modi led BJP government came into power, the centre gave a boost to the technologies that function on solar energy and now it is proving to be a game changer...

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Commencing a new initiative, Kerala educates youths on water conservation through #WaterLiteracyCampaign

Kerala has been known as a state with 100% literacy rate. In a new move to spread literacy and knowledge about water conservation the Kerala State Literacy Mission has taken a big step with organizing an awareness programme called ‘Jalasaksharatha’ (water literacy) in the state. ..

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Bridging the gap between rich and poor, CM Devendra Fadnavis ensures employment through inducing Artificial Intelligence

Bridging the gap between the rich and poor, the Maharashtra government has joined hands with Quebec Company. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Tuesday that artificial intelligence will create more jobs. The technology could also help in facilitating the reach of health services to remote areas...

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Continuous rainfall creates havoc keeping Manipur on high flood alert

As the entire country still waits to receive the much awaited rainfall, parts of India are under the sway of heavy rainfall. The state of Manipur has been under high flood alert creating havoc and disturbing the normal life of people. Flash flood due to incessant rain has inundated low laying areas of the valley districts including state capital Imphal...

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Bastar Police catches collars of Urban Naxal Abhay Nayak spreading dreadful Maoist ideology

Bastar Zone Police of Chhattisgarh was successful to arrest ‘Urban Naxal’, a suspected spokesperson of banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) (CPI (M)) on Tuesday. Suspect Abhay Devdas Nayak use to write press releases for the organization...

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Hyderabad Lawmaker T Raja Singh to face heat for hate speech

Controversial BJP Lawmaker T Raja Singh Lodh has been booked for his alleged remarks on Iftar parties. The Goshamahal MLA shared a video on Facebook terming Iftar parties as the medium of seeking votes from the minority community...

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Don’t air controversial debate on Thoothukudi: TN Chief Minster Palaniswami to media

Expressing concern over the content of television debates on Thoothukudi incidents, Tamil Nadu chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami advised media outlet not to organize debates on Thoothukudi which is currently under the judicial probe...

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Spiritual Guru Bhaiyyuji Maharaj commits suicide at his residence in Indore; reason unknown

Famous spiritual guru and social worker, Bhayyuji Maharaj committed suicide by shooting himself today. He was admitted to Indore's Bombay Hospital in the injured state, where he died. The reason for the suicide is not known yet...

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BJP’s Suresh Dhas bags Osmanabad-Beed-Latur MLC seat

Former Minister and BJP nominee Suresh Dhas today bagged the high-stake Osmanabad-Beed-Latur poll for Maharashtra Legislative council. The BJP leader defeated NCP-backed independent candidate Ashok Jagdale with a margin of 74 votes...

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Punjab to manufacture Bio CNG, Bio-ethanol from paddy straw; aims to free State from pollution

In a bid to free Punjab from pollution, the state government has taken a big step of manufacturing Bio CNG and Bio-ethanol from paddy straw. Notably, Punjab’s Power Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar informed that currently 20 million ton paddy straw per year is produced in the State. “About 20 to 25 percent of this is being used and the rest is burnt in the fields. While 5-6 tonne biogas/bio CNG / bioethanol can be produced from the stubble being burned in the fields,” he added...

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Himachal to identify unexplored, untapped tourist places to boost tourism under ‘Nai Raahein Nai Manzilien’ scheme

With an aim to identify unexplored and untapped tourist places in the countryside, the Himachal Pradesh government on Monday launched a new scheme named as ‘Nai Raahein Nai Manzilien’. While presiding over the review meeting of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Department, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched a new scheme called ‘Nai Raahein Nai Manzilien’ with a budget allocation of Rs 50 crore for identification of unexplored and untapped tourist places in the countryside for diversification of tourism, ..

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Uttarakhand HC puts stay on dams, roads construction along river banks

The High Court has banned the hydropower project under construction in Uttarakhand. The court has taken this decision on throwing the river in the debris and not disposing of it scientifically...

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Goa to have its third Mandovi Bridge soon; 85% work completed

This year India is celebrating as a construction year aiming to construct roads across the country via various projects. In order to keep an eye on these projects, Union Minister for National Highways and Road Transport Nitin Gadkari today took stock of the progress of national highway projects in a meeting held in South Goa. The two-day meeting commenced today...

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani dedicates new control room for GSRTC

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated the central Office as well as state-of-the-art Command and Control Centre of GSRTC at Ranip area...

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Chandra Babu misusing state police against BJP: Kanna Lakshminarayana

Launching a broadside at Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu, state BJP in-charge Kanna Lakshminarayana accused TDP government of misusing state agencies against BJP leader...

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Travelling gets easy: Mumbaikars soon to be availed with “Single Ticket” for all modes of transport

Life is good when you have everything in hand without even asking for it. In a busy crowded Mumbai where everyone is in a hurry, the state government has come out with a helping hand bringing forward “Single Ticket” for all modes of transport...

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Samajwadi Party ready for flexible seat sharing with BSP: Akhilesh Yadav

Reacting to Swami Prasad Maurya’s jibe on proposed SP-BSP alliance, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav said that his party is ready to co-operate with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samajwadi Party. Speaking to the media, the former Chief Minister mentioned that the poll-understating between two outfits will ensure the defeat of BJP in upcoming 2019 election...

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Chandra Babu Naidu inaugurates diaphragm wall pylon of Polavaram project

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu today inaugurated the diaphragm wall pylon at the multipurpose irrigation project Polavaram. Addressing the small gathering here, Naidu assured that the mega irrigation venture will be completed by December 2019...

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Lifting up Nipah virus high alert, Keralitees breathe a sigh of relief

Finally the state of Kerala will breathe a sigh of relief as the deadly Nipah virus that struck Kozhikode last month and claimed 16 lives in Kerala has been finally controlled. Now the state can once again come back to being normal...

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CM Devendra Fadnavis slams Sharad Pawar over letter sympathy jibe

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday lashed out at NCP Chief Sharad Pawar for terming threat letter referring to Prime Minister Modi as the poll gimmick of BJP. The Chief Minister took to Twitter and slammed Pawar for questioning the authenticity of evidence produced by the Police which underlines the alleged assassin plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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Subramanian Swamy demands Narco test for Shehla Rashid

Reacting to the controversial Tweet of JNU Student Shehla Rashid, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that deliberate attempts are being made to distract security agencies from Bhima Koregaon probe. The Rajya Sabha MP took to Twitter and demanded a Narco test to examine real intention behind the allegation of Rashid...

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BJP Prez Amit Shah participates in Chhattisgarh 'Vikas Yatra': Questions ‘Babua’ what have you done in 55 years?

BJP President Amit Shah attacked Rahul Gandhi by calling him as ‘Babua’ on Sunday for the poor record of 55 years of Congress rule. He set the goal of winning 65 seats in the upcoming Chhattisgarh assembly elections. In the last four years, Shah questioned Congress President Rahul Gandhi on demanding 'Account Book' of the work done by the BJP-led government of the Center in Chhattisgarh...

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Gujarat govt serious about farmer’s plight: CM Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that state government is taking various steps to revamp existing structure of Agriculture. Addressing the function organized by Zee media group, Rupani stated that BJP government at center and state is committed to resolve the issues faced by the farmer. ..

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Another milestone achieved! Punjab becomes Corneal Blindness Free State

Punjab achieved another milestone as the state has become a Corneal Blindness Free State. Notably, this comes a month after vaccination campaign against Measles-Rubella was commenced and so far 50 Lakh children have been immunized...

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Ongoing vaccination campaign against Measles-Rubella in Punjab gets massive success; 50 Lakh children immunized

The vaccination campaign against Measles-Rubella which was kicked-off on 1st of May this year in Punjab has achieved a major success as so far more than 50 Lakh children have been vaccinated. Disclosing this, the Health and Family Welfare Minister of Punjab Brahm Mohindra said that so far more than 50 Lakh children have been vaccinated under ongoing State-wide Vaccination Campaign against Measles-Rubella. However, this is a major success for Health & Family Welfare Department of Punjab as it has immunized ..

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Drenched coastal areas, strong monsoon keeps Mumbai on high alert

Predictions by Indian Meteorological Department has been proven right as torrential rains have hit Maharashtra Coast as it predicted. Torrential rain drenched coastal areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Kerala in the past 24 hours and a strong monsoon current stroked Mumbai on Saturday with heavier showers, putting the metropolis on high alert...

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Kerala Coast to observe silent waves as trawling ban to commence from Saturday midnight

Following the 52-day monsoon trawling ban, which will begin on Saturday midnight, the district authorities have issued a directive to all other-state mechanized boats to leave Kerala coast before the commencement of the ban period...

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Haryana CM Khattar puts hold on controversial sports notification after athletes express disappointment

The Haryana Government has called for a major outrage from its athletes as they have expressed extreme disappointment towards the State Governments decision. The Haryana government notification seeking the sportsperson in the state to deposit 1/3rd of their earning to the sports department has been put on hold...

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Allegations of large-scale discrepancies in voters' list in Madhya Pradesh are false: Election Commission

And the teams arrive with their reports that the Allegations of large-scale discrepancies in voters' list in Madhya Pradesh are no correct. The teams constituted by the Election Commission have submitted their preliminary fact-finding reports in the malfunctioning of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail machines during recent by-elections to Kairana and Bhandara-Gondiya Parliamentary Constituencies...

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Blaming excessive exposure of light at polling stations, Election Commission submits report on VVPAT snag in by-polls

The Kairana and the Bhandara-Gondia Lok Sabha by-polls created much news with the need to re-poll the elections. Citing Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail machines snag in the voting process, the Election Commission intervened in the matter and submitting the preliminary reports it blamed on excessive exposure of the machines to light at polling stations...

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh announces key initiates for Indo-Pak border region

Home Minister Rajnath today announced that two battalions will take care of area falling between the range of 0-10 km from the border. The Minister further added that five Indian Reserve (IR) Battalions will be raised under which more than 5000 people will be selected and 60 percent of the vacancies for these IR battalions..

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Lal Krishna Advani hails Pranab, Bhagwat for Nagpur dialogue

For the first time, responding to the former president Pranab Mukherjee’s high profile Nagpur Visit, veteran BJP leader and former Home Minister Lal Krishna Advani today showered praises on his former parliamentarian colleague for sharing the dais with RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat...

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CM Yogi Adityanath remits enquiry in bribe charge against Principal Secretary SP Goel

Known for combatting corruption in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has always seen to it that the state is out of this matter. But a recent allegation over the Principal Secretary SP Goel of taking bribe has led the Chief Minister to order a probe over the allegation. CM Yogi Adityanath directed the Chief Secretary Rajeev Kumar to probe into the matter of alleged corruption charges against the secretary. ..

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Maha Minister Vishnu Savara assures support for Tribal students

In order to ensure the overall development of Tribal students, Maharashtra Tribal Welfare Minister Vishnu Savara directed state official to address the issues faced by the management of English medium residential schools...

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Business First Portal launched to ease out business in Punjab

In a major step to give a big push towards the ease of doing business in the state, the Punjab government has launched a "Business First Portal" on Thursday. After launching a "Business First Portal", Punjab Industry Minister Sunder Sham Arora while addressing the industrialists said that online Portal would facilitate the industrialists for Regulatory Clearances and Fiscal Approvals, real-time tracking of applications at a common platform...

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Collective decision making will improve delivery system: CM Vijay Rupani

Underscoring the importance of teamwork, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that, Collective decision making helps in resolving contentious issues. Addressing the 9th edition of ‘Chintan Shibir’ a three-day interactive programme of state officials, Rupani asked officers to shun typical approach while addressing complex issues...

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Prez Kovind visits Tripura with basket of gifts: Inaugurates national highway, declares “Queen Pineapple’ as state fruit

The state of Tripura has got a new gift “Queen Pineapple” as its state fruit. The fruit was declared by President Ram Nath Kovind during his visit to the state. Along with this, he inaugurated the National Highway from Matabari to Sabroom in Udaipur (Tripura) on Thursday...

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Centre seeks report from West Bengal over brutal killing of dalit men in the state

The entire country was shaken when the incident of a boy was seen hanging over a tree with a chilling note written. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has sought a report from the West Bengal government on the killings of Dalit men in the state after the panchayat election results were announced...

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One CRPF Jawan martyred in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand

In the encounter with the Maoists in Jharkhand, a CRPF Cobra battalion soldier was martyred while a policeman was injured...

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CBI books National Defence Academy principal over allegations of irregularities in teachers' appointment

Unfolding the hidden mysteries, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has lodged an FIR against the serving officials of National Defense Academy. The FIR has been logged against the principal and professors of NDA and UPSC officials over alleged irregularities during selection of senior faculty members in NDA...

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Prices of CNG and PNG increased in Gujarat

The retail price of compressed natural gas (CNG) and industrial price of piped natural gas (PNG) in Gujarat has been hiked by Rs 1.10 per kg and Rs 1.75 per standard cubic meter (SCM) respectively. Notably, the increased price of CNG and PNG came into effect from Wednesday...

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Mughalsarai Railway Station of Uttar Pradesh gets a new name “Pt. DeenDayal Upadhyay Junction”

After nearly a year, the Mughalsarai railway station was officially renamed as the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Junction on Monday as the Centre approved the Uttar Pradesh governments proposal...

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Advisory issued in Punjab against disclosing name of sexual abuse victims in media

The Punjab government on Wednesday released an advisory to state media groups against revealing the identity of any child who suffers from sexual abuse. The move comes a month later the Punjab administration issued an advisory stating to not to disclose the identity of victim children to media...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan accepts resignation of YSR Congress MPs

After the gap of two months, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today accepted the resignation of five YSR Congress MP. The YSR lawmakers today called and Lok Sabha Chairman urged Mahajan to take a final call on long pending resignation issue. On this occasion, YSRCP MPs YV Subba Reddy, Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy, Varaprasad, P Mithun Reddy and YS Avinash Reddy were present...

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Baahubali director SS Rajamauli supports Akshaya Patra’s #I Share My Lunch drive

Baahubali Director SS Rajamauli, known for his humble nature has joined hands with Akshaya Patra Foundation to server nutritious meal for school children. Under the campaign of #I Share My Lunch, the maverick director has voluntarily decided to sponsor the lunch of around 2500 school children...

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Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav ayes for one nation, one election

A day after UP Chief Minister Yogi Aditynath’s appeal on one nation, one election, Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav said that his party has no issues with the proposed poll reform...

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Rejecting the existing insurance scheme, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar pitches new insurance scheme entitled to the farmers

As a game changer, the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has rejected the insurance scheme pitched by the center for the farmers by chalking out his own scheme, which entitles farmers to compensation without having to pay any premium. ..

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Dear Kannadigas, please support Kaala: Rajanikanth

Ahead of the worldwide release of Kaala, in an emotional appeal in Kannada, Superstar Rajanikanth requested people of Karnataka not to stall his latest outing. Speaking to the reporters at his residence, the Thaliava reiterated that he had not spoken anything wrong on Cauvery issue by referring Supreme Court’s order. ..

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CBI wanted to book Modi-Shah in Ishrat Jahan case: Former Gujarat DG Vanzara

Former Gujarat top police officer DG Vanzara on Tuesday accused CBI of framing Narendra Modi and Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. The former Deputy Inspector General of Police who is out on bail claimed that several attempts were made to influence the investigation...

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Pro-Khalistani slogans raised in Golden Temple on 34th anniversary of Operation #BlueStar; security tightened

Punjab is today observing the 34th anniversary of Operation Bluestar which again recalled unhealed injuries of thousands. Opposing the move of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Pro-Khalistani slogans were raised by Khalistani separatists in the premises of the GoldenTemple complex in Amritsar...

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UP soon to go strict on power loss, aims to set up police station at each district

In a major move to bring out development and strict laws for the betterment of the people in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the state government has decided to set up one police station at one district to keep a check on the power theft and minimize power loss in the state. ..

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Empowering financial aid, Maharashtra extends a helping hand towards ‘tur’ farmer

Following the footsteps of Madhya Pradesh, the state of Maharashtra has decided that it will pay Rs 1,000 per quintal to tur and chana growers. The government will pay to those whose tur and chana production could not be purchased by the administration before the May 31 deadline. The announcement was made by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis after the cabinet meeting on Tuesday. ..

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BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao slams Chandra Babu for spreading lies about Gujarat’s Dholera project

For the first time reacting to the objections raised by Chandra Babu Naidu over the financial assistance to Gujarat’s Dholera City, BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that by the TDP President was not aware of the facts associated with Dholera project...

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Pledging to safe environment done right; Kerala fishermen collect 25 tons of plastic, uses it for road surfacing

Kerala has been very active in terms of creating new initiative and development techniques for its citizen. In a new move, Kerala’s fisheries minister, J Mercykutty Amma, flagged off a mission. The objectives of the ambitious Suchitwa Sagaram (Clean sea) Mission include the prohibition of plastic waste dumping into the sea and procuring all forms of plastic materials in the sea...

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Gram Swaraj Abhiyan will run in 6512 villages of Jharkhand till August 15: CM Raghubar Das

Jharkhand to carry out Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in 6512 Villages of 19 districts till August 15 says CM Raghubar Das in a meeting on Monday...

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CM Yogi Adityanath pitches for simultaneous elections

Backing the idea of one nation one election coined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that simultaneous polls will ensure the hassle-free governance and implementation of welfare projects...

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Andhra Pradesh inks pact with Maharashtra to develop Fintech ecosystem

In order to strengthen the ecosystem of Fintech technology, Maharashtra government has joined hands with Andhra Pradesh Government. In recently held Mumbai Fintech Festival, a memorandum of understanding has been signed between two state government...

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Under 'Sampark for Samarthan', BJP President Amit Shah to meet Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray

Amidst the strained relationship between two NDA partners, BJP President Amit Shah is all set to meet Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray at his residence Matoshree...

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Makers of Kaala to challenge Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce’s ban

Makers of Rajanikanth’s Kaala has decided to challenge the ban imposed by Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC). According to media reports actor, Dhanush who is presenting the Superstar’s high octane socio-political drama has moved to Karnataka High Court with a writ petition against the film body. The petitioner also requested for a court order regarding the security of theatres who are willing to screen the film...

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Thoothukudi violence: Retired High Court judge Aruna Jagadeesan to meet injured activists

Retired High Court judge Aruna Jagadeesan, who is heading the probe panel of Thoothukudi violence is all set to meet the injured activists at the government hospital. Speaking to the media, the retired High Court judge said that statements will be recorded in order to investigate the matter of violent protest...

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BJP to expose TDP’s false claims: Kanna Lakshminarayana

In order to counter the allegations levelled by ruling party TDP, newly appointed Andhra Pradesh BJP Chief Kanna Lakshminarayana said that party would launch a mass outreach drive to expose the false propaganda crafted by Chandra Babu Naidu...

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MNM Chief Kamal Hassan meets Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy

In order to discuss the long pending issue of Cauvery inter-state water dispute, Makkal Needhi Maiam Chief Kamal Hassan today met Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy at the state secretariat. During this meeting, the ace actor urged the newly appointed Chief Minister to engage dialogue between a neighboring state for an amicable solution...

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Shiv Sena backs anti- Bullet train campaign

Expressing reservation over much anticipated Mumbai-Ahmadabad Bullet, BJP’s ally Shiv Sena has once again questioned the feasibility of Modi government’s dream project. Speaking to the media senior leader and member of upper House Neelam Gore said that instead of pouring money into the high-profile venture, the government should address the long pending issues faced by Commuters...

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Fear, Scare, Curiosity: Nipah Virus raises death toll to 18, Health Ministry issues advisory

Kerala has pumped up much curiosity and tension level among the people with the outburst of Nipah Virus. Creating havoc in the state the virus has risen the death toll to killing almost 16 people. ..

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Haryana to incorporate “Dhakkad Women Cops” by 20% to curb crime

Women will be given an opportunity to join the police aide as an upper helping hand to curb increasing crime against women, said Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar who wishes to increase the number of female police officers in the state. ..

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JD(S) demands fair seat-sharing for 2019

Ahead of the crucial meeting of NDA partners, senior JD(S) leader Pavan Verma advised BJP to fine-tune the alliance before 2019 general elections. Speaking to the media, Verma maintained that, the ruling party at the center will have to review the seat-sharing formula for Bihar...

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To leverage state’s intrinsic strengths, Punjab govt extends support to local investors, existing industry

In a bid to create more employment and have a booming income, the Punjab government on Saturday vowed to take more steps to strengthen its support to local investors and existing industry to leverage state’s intrinsic strengths. Notably, continuing his consultations and engagement with the local industry, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh promised to take more steps to strengthen the state government’s support to local investors and existing industry in the state...

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EC institutes enquiry to review electoral roll of Madhya Pradesh

Election Commission has deployed two teams in order to sort out the fake names in the electoral roll list. The Election Commission (EC) ordered a probe into allegations of large-scale discrepancies in the voters’ list of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday...

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Pro-Kannada groups demand ban on Rajanikanth’s Kaala

Expressing displeasure over Superstar Rajanikanth’s statement on the issue of Cauvery, Pro-Kannada outfits has demanded a complete ban on actor’s upcoming movie Kaala in Karnataka. According to media reports, several social groups have requested Karnataka Film Chambers of Commerce not to allow the screening of Kaala which is slated to release on June 7. These groups are annoyed with the stand of actor where he had backed the constitution of Cauvery management board for the implementation of the verdict ..

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Democracy or Murdercracy? TMC again stoops down low, brutally killing another BJP worker; social media users outraged

Violence is a key tool of left parties including Trinamool Congress, CPI (M) and others. To win the elections and keep themselves in power, they use political murders and riots as their primary agenda. Stooping down so low for left parties is very common but killing young futures of the country is a gruesome act and not at all justifiable. In another gruesome act, a 32-year-old BJP worker Dulal Kumar was found hanging from a pole in Dabha village of Purulia's Balarampur in West Bengal...

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CM Vasundhara Raje distributes loan waiver certificates; farmers in Rajasthan finally gets massive relief

Fulfilling the promise and benefitting the farmers of Rajasthan, CM Vasundhara Raje on Thursday launched a Rs 8,500 crore farm loan waiver scheme. Notably, CM Vasundhara Raje distributed loan waiver certificates worth up to Rs 50,000 each to farmers at an event in Banswara city. On this occasion, she also distributed Rs 50,000 each as new loans to several farmers...

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Tamil Nadu CM hails Center’s decision to set up Cauvery Water Management Authority

Implying to the decision cited by the Supreme Court to the Centre, the Center has decided to set up the Cauvery Water Management Authority to address the dispute over sharing of river water among Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry. ..

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Punjab’s homeless freedom fighters soon to get their own houses

Taking up a landmark decision in a bid to benefit tens of thousands of homeless freedom fighters and families with annual income less than Rs 3 lakh, the Punjab government gave its nod to the implementation of the Punjab Pendu Awaas Yojna (PPAY). Notably, the decision was taken under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. The Punjab Pendu Awaas Yojna will be implemented in a phased manner with all the houseless freedom fighters to be covered in the first phase, subject to them ..

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Fire in Income Tax office at Scindia House in Mumbai; IT Dept cites 'all crucial documents' are safe

In a major unfortunate incident, the Scindia House was seen under major flames of fire which houses the income tax department’s investigation wing and debt recovery tribunal (DRT) offices. A major fire broke out in the heritage building and the fire brigade officials said the blaze started on the third floor which houses the investigation unit of the Income Tax department. ..

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Telangana celebrates its fourth formation day today

Telangana is celebrating its fourth formation day today. The state was formed on this day in 2014 following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will take the salute at a ceremonial parade on the Secunderabad Parade Grounds. The state ministers will take part in the district-level celebrations...

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Security Forces bust Naxal hideout in Jharkhand; seizes explosives and arms in huge quantity

Security forces were successful to seize 4,000 kg of gelatin explosives from a Naxal hideout in Jharkhand on Friday says Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)...

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GST will reduce fuel tariffs: Nitin Gadkari

Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari reiterated that fuel prices should be brought under the ambit of GST. Addressing the media interaction organized on the completion of four years of Modi government. Earlier, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had pitched the same idea to regulate the tariffs of petrol and diesel...

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Kumaraswamy Cabinet expansion on June 6

Ending the suspense over the much-awaited Cabinet expansion of JD(S)-Congress government, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy announced that Cabinet expansion will take place on June 5. Speaking to the media after meeting Governor Vajubhai Vala, the Chief Minister confirmed the development about the same. Chief Minister Kumaraswamy and Dy-Chief Minister G Parameshwara will formally announce the official details about Cabinet expansion...

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Digitization in progress! Teachers in Punjab to get leave in just one click

Punjab teachers will now get a holiday with just one click! Yes, you heard it correct. The Punjab government has made leave application process online so that transparency prevails over there and the process is completed in an easy way. Notably, the Punjab Education Department has provided the leave facility on the website of epunjabschool.gov.in. Under this new initiative, child care, maternity leave, ex-India leave, without pay leave and half pay leave can now be applied online. The teachers to ..

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Udit Raj questions investigative agencies; demands interrogation of Chanda Kochar

BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP Udit Raj has once against targeted ICICI Bank MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar for alleged financial irregularities. The former IRS took to Twitter and questioned the intentions of investigative agencies...

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Sujalam Sufalam is a path-breaking scheme: Gujarat Dy-Chief Minister Nitin Patel

Applauding the success of Sujalam Sufalam water conservation drive, Gujarat Dy-Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that state government has paved the way for tanker free Gujarat...

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Media should educate masses about Indian Values: RSS leader Arun Kumar

Underlining the role of media in the overall development of the society, Akhil Bhartiya Prachar Pramukh (Media in-charge) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Arun Kumar said all the stakeholders in media should give a thought on the existing pattern of content generation and consumption. He was speaking at the Vishwa Samvad Kendra Nagpur’s Narad Jayati programme...

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Abrupt fuel hike responsible for by-poll defeats: JD(U) leader KC Tyagi

Senior JD(U) leader and Rajya Sabha MP KC Tyagi today asked Modi government to review the decision of increased fuel charges. His reactions came after the result of Jokihat assembly seat where o Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal Shahnawaz Alam routed ruling party’s candidate Murshid Alam...

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CM Amarinder Singh launches `Tandarust Punjab’ mission to make state healthiest in country

Going a step ahead of the Central Government’s `Fit India’ movement, the Punjab Government on Wednesday announced the launch of a `Tandarust Punjab’ mission to make Punjab the healthiest state in the country, with healthy people...

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Don’t defame Prime Minister Modi: BJP leader Kanna Lakshminarayana warns TDP

Refuting the allegations levelled by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu, state BJP Chief Kanna Lakshminarayana said that the Chief Minister is twisting facts to defame Prime Minister Modi...

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Karnataka By-poll: Congress bags Rajarajeshwari Nagar segment

Congress Candidate Muniratna has won the Rajarajeshwari Nagar Assembly segment with 46,218 votes. Muniratna polled 80,282 votes, whereas BJP's Muniraju Gowda ended up with 34,064 votes. Ruling party JD(S)’s G H Ramachandra managed to get 23,526 votes...

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Jharkhand awards the students who contributed in cleaning up their schools

A unique way to encourage the students of the state in the field of cleanliness, Jharkhand High-Council (Jack) organized the state level Clean School Awards on Wednesday. The students who have contributed in cleaning up their schools were awarded...

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Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar passes away; PM Modi, CM Fadnavis express condolence

Agriculture Minister of the state Pandurang alias Bhausaheb Fundkar (67), senior BJP leader, passed away today due to a heart attack...

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So far 39 lakh children in Punjab vaccinated under campaign against Measles-Rubella

So far 39 lakh children in Punjab have been vaccinated in the ongoing State-wide Vaccination Campaign against Measles-Rubella. Notably, the Vaccination Campaign against Measles-Rubella was kicked-off on 1st of May this year from Punjab’s Faridkot district as a part of a National strategy to eliminate Measles and control Rubella in the country...

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With an aim ‘Smallest state but tremendous development’ Goa celebrates its statehood day: CM Parrikar greets his people in Konkani

Today the state of Goa is celebrating its 31st statehood day, for which CM Manohar Parrikar via video message has greeted Goans and hailed the developmental projects undertaken by the Centre in Goa...

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Madhya Pradesh includes 2.37 lakh teachers in 7 th Pay Commission

Now soon teachers of Madhya Pradesh will get an addition in salary as it has been decided to include 2 lakh 37 thousand contractual teachers in 7th pay scale. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday. ..

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Jotting down ways to tackle adversities, Maharashtra CM approves State Disaster Management Plan for 2018

Setting the state ready for the much-awaited monsoon season, the Maharashtra government has jotted down ways to tackle the difficulties. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday approved the state's Disaster Management Plan for the year 2018 during a meeting on monsoon preparedness...

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Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to meet farmer association on loan waiver

In order to fulfill the biggest poll-promise of loan waiver, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is all set to meet farmer’s association and stakeholder to finalize the road-map for the much-anticipated farm loan waiver...

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Nitin Gadkari pitches for BJP –Shivsena alliance in 2019

Amidst the strained relationship between BJP and Shivsena in Maharashtra, Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the ideological partner should jointly face the upcoming 2019 general elections. Speaking to the media here, the former BJP National president stated that both parties should sort out the contentious issues amicably...

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TDP government to complete Polavaram by April 2019: Chandra Babu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu today claimed that the much anticipated multipurpose irrigation Polavaram project will be completed by April 2019. Speaking at the TDP’s Mahanadu conclave here, Babu described polavaram as the biggest dream of his life. Polavaram is the national project funded by the Central government...

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CBFC issues new directions for sub-titles in films

Central board of film certification has directed all filmmakers and production houses to include sub-titles during final screening before CBFC. In an official communication, the certification board has asked makers to submit an undertaking regarding the inclusion of subtitles in films...

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Sujalam Sufalam water conservation campaign shaping well in Gujarat: Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday Chaired the review meeting of Sujalam Sufalam water conservation campaign through a special session of video conferencing. Interacting with the people of seven districts, Rupani thanked citizen for the overwhelming success of Sujalam Sufalam scheme. The state-wide drive will conclude on May 31 with Narmada Pooja...

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The much awaited Magenta Line in Delhi Metro opens its wide gates for commuters from today

Flagging off the much awaited Janakpuri West-Kalkaji Mandir stretch of the Magenta Line in the Delhi Metro, there are many things which have come in as a surprise for the commuters. The section was inaugurated on Monday by Union minister for housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at Nehru Enclave metro station and has opened its gates for public from today...

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Thoothukudi closer a watershed moment in TN politics: MNM Chief Kamal Hassan

Expressing happiness over Tamil Nadu state government’s move on Vedanta group’s Sterlite Copper factory at Thoothukudi, Makkal Needhi Maiam Chief Kamal Hassan termed it as the victory of the people. MNM Chief took to Twitter and said that political class should respect the public sentiment...

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New policy to reuse treated wastewater launched in Gujarat; aims to save ‘Clean Water’

The Gujarat government in a bid to save clean water for domestic use announced a new policy for reusing treated wastewater. According to the new policy, it is mandatory for thermal power plants and large industrial units in Gujarat to use treated wastewater...

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Tamil Nadu CM orders to put down the shutters of Sterlite copper plant

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has ordered the permanent closure of the Thuthukkudi Copper Smelter plant...

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Serve people of Karnataka not, Congress party: BS Yeddyurappa to Kumaraswamy

Reacting to the Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s statement about the role of Congress, BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa has sought an unconditional apology over his recent take on Congress party...

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Chandrababu Naidu demands Bharat Ratna for NT Rama Rao

Marking the 95th birth anniversary of legendary actor and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nandamuri Tarak Rama Rao, popularly known as NTR, TDP National President Nara Chandra Babu Naidu today demanded the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna for the TDP founder...

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Lok Sabha MP Baijayant Jay Panda quits BJD

Senior BJD leader and Lok Sabha MP Baijayant Jay Panda today formally snapped all ties with Naveen Patnaik’s Biju Janata Dal. Panda, who has been facing heat over the alleged anti-party activity has formally announced his decision of quitting BJD...

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani flags-off much awaited Rajkot- Mumbai Duronto service

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday flagged-off the much awaited Rajkot- Mumbai Duronto from Rajkot. Speaking on this occasion, Rupani thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Railway Minister Piyush Goel for the successful roll-out of the ambitious Rail project for Saurashtra region...

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Rooting traditional methods, Himachal Pradesh switches to organic farming benefiting farmers

Succumbing to adapt natural methods of farming and bringing out various initiatives, the state of Himachal Pradesh has decided to transform itself into an organic farming state in the next five years. Adopting an integrated approach for promoting organic and zero budget natural farming system, the farmers in the state have intended to switch over to organic farming...

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Unique initiative coming its way! Telangana announces life insurance facility of 5 lakh for farmers

In a welcoming move towards development and imposing a good status to the farmers, the state of Telangana has announced to grant a unique life insurance scheme for farmers. Under the scheme, the government will provide life insurance facility of five lakh rupees to the nominee, after the death of the insured farmer...

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Violating the ceasefire continuously, Army Chief Rawat warns Pakistan to stop infiltration

Reviewing the prevailing security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat looked into the stock of operational preparedness by the Indian Army at the borders. Accusing Pakistan of continuously violating the ceasefire, the Army Chief said that if Pakistan wants peace with India, then it should take the initiative of stopping the infiltration...

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Issuing public advisory, Bihar govt warns people on Nipah virus outbreak

Amid the increasing concern of Nipah virus spreading its dreadful threat across the country, Bihar government has issued an advisory to medical colleges, civil surgeons and district magistrates (DM) across the state. ..

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Maharashtra braces up as Cyclone Mekunu set to trigger heavy showers along the coastal belt

Cyclone Mekunu has created a ruckus in Yemen and is now expected to severely hit Oman. Not ignoring the consequence it could have, as it is likely to trigger heavy showers along the coastal belt of Maharashtra in coming days...

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AP Minister rebuffs reports of Rahul Gandhi –Chandra Babu meeting; slams opposition for spreading rumors

Responding to the allegations levelled by the opposition over the presence of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandra Babu Naidu’s presence during the swearing-in ceremony of H. D Kumaraswamy, Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu said that parties like YSRCP and BJP are unnecessarily blowing the issue out of proportion...

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PM Modi lays foundation for several projects in Jharkhand

PM Modi lays foundation for several projects in Jharkhand..

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Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani interacts with trainee IAS Officers

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Thursday met trainee IAS Officers of Gujarat cadre of 2017 Batch at the state secretariat. During this meeting, Rupani urged young officers to strengthen the spirit of good governance and transparency in state administration...

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Anti Sterlite Protest: CM Palaniswami says “Police firing was not pre-planned”

Intensifying the violence in Thoothukuddi district over the Anti-Sterlite industries, the district administration has clarified that power and water supply to the Sterlite Copper smelting plant have been suspended as a prelude to its closure...

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PM Modi at Shantiniketan West Bengal

PM Modi at Shantiniketan West Bengal..

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Bring petrol and diesel under GST regime to regulate oil tariffs: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today suggested that Central government should bring petrol and diesel under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax. ..

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Karnataka assembly: All eyes on speaker’s election; BJP, Congress files nomination

Ahead of the crucial floor test in Karnataka assembly, political parties are gearing up for the much-anticipated election for the post of speaker. Senior BJP leader and four-time MLA S Suresh Kumar will be the official candidate of BJP. The former minister had already helmed the responsibility of speaker during 1994-99. Senior Congress leader and Srinivaspur Lawmaker K R Ramesh Kumar will represent JD(S)-Congress alliance...

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Vidhan Soudha to undergo another floor test; Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy to face trust vote tomorrow

The Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru will once again dwell in to seek attention of the leaders playing the political game of proving their majority. The high voltage drama in Bengaluru took a standstill as JD (S) leader HD Kumaraswamy sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday. Claiming to prove majority, the Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will face the trust vote in the State Assembly on Friday. ..

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Forest fire destroys thousands of hectare land in Uttarakhand; CM Rawat shows red eyes to officers

At least 295 new forest fires were reported from different parts of Uttarakhand over the last one day, prompting Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to reprimand the officials concerned for their "lack of preparedness"...

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Anti-social elements, NGOs involved in Thoothukudi cash: Tamil Nadu CM EK Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami said that some anti-social elements, vested interest NGOs in association with some politicians have crafted the Sterlite Protest which cost lives of 13 people. Speaking to the media about the yesterday’s clash between protestors and Police forces, the Chief Minister backed state security agency for maintaining the law and order situation...

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BJP to sweep Gujarat in 2019 general elections: CM Vijay Rupani

Expressing confidence over the performance of BJP in 2019 general elections, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that BJP will bag all Lok Sabha segments in Gujarat. ..

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Better connectivity, better empowerment: Modi govt approves setting up mobile towers in Naxal affected area

In a major attempt to install internet connectivity in the left extremist area, Prime Minister Narendra Modi government has given a nod to install around 4000 mobile towers in Naxal affected area. A total of 4072 mobile towers have been intended to be installed in 96 districts of 10 states. ..

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PM Modi to visit Jharkhand on May 25: To gift several projects of 25000 Cr to the state

Jharkhand will get a pace in its development as PM Modi is going to lay the foundation for several projects which will add nothing but a feather to Jharkhand’s cap on Friday. Modi will be visiting in Sindri (Dhanbad) on the completion of four years of his government...

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Nationalist Congress Party MLC Niranjan Davkhare joins BJP

Ahead of the crucial Lok Sabha by-poll in Maharashtra, Niranjan Davkhare, young legislator of Nationalist Congress Party has resigned from his MLC seat. Davkhare is a son of veteran NCP leader Vasant Davkhare. Niranjan Davkhare today joined BJP in presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state BJP Chief Rao saheb Danve...

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Internet services barred, Tuticorin SP collector transferred; Centre seeks report from Tamil Nadu on Sterlite protest

Intensifying the violence in Thoothukuddi district over the Anti Sterlite industries, the death toll in protests against Sterlite factory in Thuthukkudi has risen to 13 people. District collector and superintendent of police of the district have been transferred...

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Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar denies charges of poll irregularities

Refuting the charges of serious poll irregularities levelled by BJP state Chief B S Yeddyurappa, Chief Electoral Officer of Karnataka Sanjiv Kumar said that no VVPAT machines were found at Managuli village of Vijayapura district. He further added that strict action will be taken against those who were involved in producing fake VVPAT-carrying cases...

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Delhi stands with its ASHA workers by doubling their incentives

Increasing incentives for the workers, the AAP government on Tuesday doubled enticements for ASHA workers from Rs 1,500 per month to Rs 3,000 besides providing for a maternity benefit of Rs 2,000 per month for a period of six months to eligible ones...

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Thoothukudi row: Kamal Haasan demands probe in police firing

A day after the horrifying developments at Thoothukudi, Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan today met demonstrators who were seriously injured during the protests against Sterlite industries at Thoothukudi. The MNM leader also interacted with family members of injured protestors at General Hospital. Anticipating the violent protest, Section 144 has been imposed by the state administration...

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Madras High Court stays extension of Sterlite plant at Thuthukkudi

Madras High Court has taken a stand for its state people the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has stayed the extension of the plant of Sterlite Copper industry in Thuthukkudi, Tamil Nadu. Disposing of a petition in this regard, a High court bench ordered that all works in this regard must be stopped immediately...

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani dedicates digital platform for 108 emergency ambulance

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched the mobile application for state government’s 108 emergency ambulance service. With this GPS- based digital platform, the user will be able to trace the real-time position of the ambulance...

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Owing helping hand, Maharashtra govt aids landless laborers to acquire land by paying only 5%

The land of Maharashtra has always been coined to grace with the essence of solidarity and agrarian benefits. In a new move to make things feasible for the ‘annadata’s of the state, the Maharashtra government has introduced new scheme that will help the landless laborers of the Schedule Castes to acquire agricultural land. ..

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Anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin turns violent; police firing kills 10 people leaving 95 injured

In the wake of pollution concerns in Tamil Nadu, people came out in protest to demand the ban the Sterlite Industries. The month long protest turned violent as almost 10 people died and several others injured in the police firing at the anti-Sterlite protest at Thuthukudi...

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Madhya Pradesh brings smiles on faces of pensioners: Hikes pension more than double as per Seventh Pay Commission

Good news for pensioners of Madhya Pradesh as very soon they will be getting an extra amount in their accounts. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan took this decision which will bring smiles to the faces of state’s pensioners...

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