Govt considering report on age-limit in civil services exam

New Delhi, Nov 15: Nearly eight months after its submission, the report of Baswan committee that suggested changes in civil service exam pattern and age limit is under examination, the government has said. The committee had submitted its report to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on August 9, 2016. “The Baswan Committee’s report along […]

Modi likely to address WEF Davos summit in January

Modi likely to address WEF Davos summit in January

New Delhi, Nov 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely lead a high-powered Indian delegation comprising finance minister Arun Jaitley and defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman among others to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) marque annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland in January. Modi will be the second Indian Prime Minister in 20 years after HD Deve Gowda in […]

Violence can’t resolve Kashmir problem: Naidu

Violence can’t resolve Kashmir problem: Naidu

New Delhi: Violence cannot resolve any issue and that is why the government has chosen the route of dialogue for resolving the Kashmir issue, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday. “There can’t be peace and harmony in the society in the absence of non-violence. Our Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) emphasises on development, and peace […]

SC to hear PIL to treat two ECs on par with CEC on Dec 1

SC to hear PIL to treat two ECs on par with CEC on Dec 1

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday ordered that a copy of a plea seeking treatment of two Election Commissioners on par with the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) in the matter of removability, be served upon the poll panel. A bench of Chief Justices Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud listed […]

SC refuses plea seeking minority status for Hindus

SC refuses plea seeking minority status for Hindus

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the plea seeking minority status for Hindus in several states. The apex court asked the petitioner to approach the National Commission for Minorities. The plea was filed by Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay. The plea stated that minority rights […]

JK youths very progressive: Dr Jitendra

JK youths very progressive: Dr Jitendra

JNew Delhi: The youths of Jammu and Kashmir are very progressive and their potential need to be explored, Union minister Jitendra Singh said Thursday. During a meeting with officers of Jammu and Kashmir cadre working in central and Delhi governments here, various other issues such as Prime Minister’s scholarship scheme for students; physical, broadband and […]

Demonetisation was disastrous policy thrust on Indians: Manmohan

Demonetisation was disastrous policy thrust on Indians: Manmohan

Ahmedabad: The Congress got out its top gun on the economy on Tuesday, fielding former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in Gujarat to amplify party vice president Rahul Gandhi’s attack on the Narendra Modi government’s mega reforms, the notes ban and new national sales tax GST. Dr Singh said the “twin blow is a complete […]

BJP’s politics centered on nation building: Rajnath Singh

BJP’s politics centered on nation building: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday said nation-building is at the centre of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) politics. Addressing an election rally here, Singh said, “We (BJP) believe that we must be in politics not only to form the government, but also, to build a nation.” He made this statement while criticising the […]

Shah launches BJP’s door-to-door campaign in poll-bound Gujarat

Ahmedabad: BJP president Amit Shah today inaugurated the party’s six-day ‘Gujarat Gaurav Maha-Sampark Abhiyan’ ahead of the next month’s Assembly polls by knocking on voters’ doors with a message of development. Through the door-to-door campaign, the ruling party, which is yet to declare candidates for the upcoming elections, plans to reach out to voters under […]

PM thanks people for supporting demonetisation

PM thanks people for supporting demonetisation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked the people of the country for supporting his government’s measures to eradicate black money, on the first anniversary of demonetisation. In a series of tweets which included slides and videos, the Prime Minister called demonetisation “a historic and multi dimensional success”, and a “decisive blow” to […]

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