Note-ban, GST became possible due to PM Modi’s leadership: Parrikar

Note-ban, GST became possible due to PM Modi’s leadership: Parrikar

  Mumbai, Dec 29: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said decisions such as demonetisation and the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax could be implemented because of the “bold leadership” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “These decisions have the capacity to make India an economic giant in the years to come. Difficulties in their […]

8 Meghalaya MLAs resign, to join NPP

  Shillong, Dec 29: Eight MLAs in Meghalaya, including five of the ruling Congress, resigned from the state assembly today to join NDA constituent National People’s Party (NPP), just a few months ahead of elections. Those who put in their papers are former deputy chief minister Rowell Lyngdoh, Sniawbhalang Dhar, Comingone Ymbon, Prestone Tynsong, and […]

Public is our boss, we need to work for them: Rahul Gandhi

Public is our boss, we need to work for them: Rahul Gandhi

  New Delhi, Dec 29: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today reflected on the results of the assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh and said that the party needs to forge a strong bond with the masses and work towards spreading the inclusive ideology of the Congress. Terming the elections in Gujarat a learning experience, […]

Dhinakaran sworn in as MLA

  Chennai, Dec 29: Sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran, who secured an emphatic win in the December 21 R K Nagar bypoll, was today sworn-in as member of the Tamil Nadu Assembly. He succeeds former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa as legislator of the city segment. The newly elected MLA was sworn-in as a member of […]

No free conversion of PIO cards to OCI cards after Dec 31

  New Delhi, Dec 29: The scheme allowing conversion of Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cards to Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards free of cost will come to an end on Sunday, a home ministry official said on Friday. The official said that the government has decided not to give any more extension beyond […]

ISRO to launch 31 satellites in single mission onboard PSLV

ISRO to launch 31 satellites in single mission onboard PSLV

  Bengaluru, Dec 29: ISRO on Friday announced that it would launch 31 satellites, including India’s Cartosat-2 series earth observation space craft, in a single mission onboard its Polar rocket on January 10. The mission will be the first Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission after the unsuccessful launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H in August. […]

Hire specialst docs, we will foot the bill: Centre to states

  New Delhi, Dec 29: The Centre has told states to hire specialist doctors in various fields for rural areas with good pay packets, the salary bills for whom would be footed by it, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Responding to supplementaries, Health Minister J P Nadda said the states are free to hire […]

JK among safest destination for tourists, especially women: Priya

JK among safest destination for tourists, especially women: Priya

  Chennai, Dec 27: Inviting people from South India to experience the magnificent Jammu & Kashmir, Minister of State for Tourism Priya Sethi today said the state offers an array of facilities to cater to every type of tourism needs of the visitors – be it business, adventure or religious tourism. The Minister was speaking […]

PM didn’t question Manmohan’s commitment to country: Jaitley

PM didn’t question Manmohan’s commitment to country: Jaitley

  New Delhi, Dec 27: Facing opposition’s ire over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks on Manmohan Singh and Hamid Ansari during Gujarat elections, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the PM had no intention of questioning former PM and Vice President’s integrity towards the nation. “PM in his speeches didn’t question, nor […]