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19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Visit of President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to India

President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani paid a visit to India on September 19, 2018 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The two leaders reviewed and positively assessed the progress of the multi-faceted India-Afghanistan...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna Rolled Out

The ESI Corporation during its 175th Meeting held yesterday in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Union Minister of State for Labour & Employment(I/C) has taken some very important decisions towards improvements in its services...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

MSME Insider - Monthly e-Newsletter of Ministry Launched

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises,Giriraj Singh, launched MSME Insider – a monthly e-newsletter of the Ministry here today. Speaking on the occasion,Giriraj Singhsaid that the e-newsletter will...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

India committed to Afghan-led peace process : Narendra Modi

India on Wednesday reiterated its commitment and support to the Afghanistan government's efforts towards an Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled peace and reconciliation process.The two countries also agreed to strengthen their cooperation at various...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress demands urgent probe by CAG into Rafale scam

Continuing its campaign on Rafale deal, a Congress delegation on Wednesday met the Comptroller and Auditor General seeking an "urgent probe" into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Modi government."A delegation of Congress leadership has met the CAG...

19-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Anti-government protests in Jharkhand are sponsored : Raghubar Das

Dubbing all anti-government protests across the state as "sponsored", Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has ruled out any resentment among tribals against his government on land issues and said the maoists and other forces are hampering the development works...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress and corruption has become synonymous : Sambit Patra

A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a case of money laundering against Karnataka Minister D.K. Shivakumar, the BJP on Wednesday hit out at Congress, saying the Congress and corruption has become synonymous."Unaccounted cash, hawala...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Triple talaq bill diversionary ploy : Randeep Singh Surjewala

With the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approving an ordinance criminalising triple talaq, the Congress has accused the Modi government of using the issue for "vote garnering" and a diversionary ploy amid rising incidents of rape.Finding flaws in the ordinance,...

19-Sep-2018 Panaji

Amit Shah meets party leaders, no breakthrough on Goa leadership

The BJP's quest to find a replacement for ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar met with a setback on Wednesday as a meeting of top state BJP officials with party President Amit Shah in Delhi failed to resolve the issue.Party sources said the meeting, attended...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress leaders meet CAG seeking probe into Rafale deal

A Congress delegation on Wednesday met the Comptroller and Auditor General to seek a probe into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets by the Narendra Modi government.The delegation consisting of senior party leaders A.K. Antony, Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal felicitates Diviji Sharan

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday felicitated and handed over Rs 1-crore cheque to Divij Sharan, who won India a gold medal in the mens doubles tennis event at the 18th Asian Games, an official said."Sharan made Delhi and India proud by achieving...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

M. Venkaiah Naidu reconstitutes 8 Parliamentary panels

Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday reconstituted eight department-related Parliamentary Standing Committees that are serviced by the upper house of Parliament, an official release said.Reconstituted with effect from September 1, the tenure of...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

President launches logo, web portal for Mahatma's birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday launched a logo and web portal for the upcoming celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi."The portal - gandhi.gov.in - is participatory in nature and all participating organisations will be able to upload...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

No proposal to downsize Indian Army : Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said there is "no proposal" before her to downsize the Indian Army.Interacting with women journalists at the Indian Women Press Corps here, she said a government-appointed committee had suggested steps to make Army...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Some JNU forces anti-India, waging war against it : Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday alleged that some forces in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are openly waging a war against the country and said that she would not hesitate in calling them "anti-India"."I feel sad for so many things...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Ajay Maken away for treatment, has not resigned : Congress

Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken on Tuesday left for medical treatment abroad, triggering speculation that he has resigned. The party denied that he had quit."Makenji has not resigned. He has gone on leave for some medical check-ups," Delhi Congress spokesperson...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

RSS doesn't ask members to work for a political party : Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Tuesday that his organisation never asks 'swayamsewaks' to work for any particular political party but suggests that they support those who work for national interests.On the second day of the "Bhavishya ka Bharat - an RSS...

18-Sep-2018 Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh)

Modi a 'chowkidar' who lets in thieves : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a 'chowkidar' who opens the door and lets thieves in.Addressing a public meeting in this Andhra Pradesh town, he said that if Modi was a real 'chowkidar' he would have sacked...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manish Sisodia inpects under-construction campus

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday inspected the under-construction integrated campus of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) in the national capital, an official said.The campus is coming up in Surajmal Vihar of east Delhi.Sisodia...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manoj Tiwari doing 'drama' by breaking sealing : AAP

The AAP on Tuesday slammed Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for doing "drama" by breaking the lock of a sealed property and demanded that he resign for corruption in municipal corporations in the national capital."The drama done by Manoj Tiwari on Sunday is...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Probe PMO, Jaitley role in Mallya escape : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Upping the ante against the Narendra Modi government for its "collaboration" in letting Vijay Mallya flee the country, the Congress on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not act against...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

S.S. Ahluwalia launches C-DAC Information Media Server (CIMS)

S.S. Ahluwalia, Hon’ble Minister of State for Electronics and IT launches C-DAC Information Media Server (CIMS) for enhancing Good Governance. C-DAC Information Media Server is a dedicated computer appliance having specialized application software to provide...

18-Sep-2018 Ranchi

Jharkhand needs NRC : Raghubar Das

With BJP deciding to focus on identity issues in the coming elections, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das says there is need for a National Register of Citizens (NRC) in his state also to check infiltration from Bangladesh because Hindus have become a...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Fake FIR by Prakash part of BJP's nefarious design : Saurabh Bhardwaj

The AAP on Tuesday alleged that the "fake FIR by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash" and the subsequent chargesheet by the "BJP-controlled Delhi Police" is aimed at maligning the Delhi government "which will fall flat in the court like previous cases".In a statement,...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Modi compromised national security in Rafale deal : A.K. Antony

Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "gravely compromising national security and defence preparedness" by reducing to 36 the number of Rafale fighter jets purchased from France."In 2000, the Indian Air Force...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Harassment of poor on pretext of SC order unfortunate : Manoj Tiwari

Hours after the Delhi Police booked city BJP chief Manoj Tiwari for illegally breaking the lock of a sealed house on Tuesday, he said harassing the poor people on the pretext of the Supreme Court order is "unfortunate" and it was a "conspiracy" to defame the...

18-Sep-2018 Kolkata

People deserve to know what happened to Netaji : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said people deserve to know exactly what happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose after the Taihoku air crash in 1945."On this day in 2015, our government declassified the #NetajiFiles. What happened to...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Rewari gang-rape: Rahul says PM's silence is unacceptable

Six days after the Rewari gang-rape, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his "silence is unacceptable" and added "India hangs its head in shame as another one of its daughters is brutally gang-raped"."India...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Prakash Javadekar presents Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18

The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar conferred the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 – 18 at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi today. This Puraskar was launched as a follow up to the Swachh Vidyalaya Initiative started...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ‘All India Pension Adalat’

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the ‘Pension Adalat’ here today, organised by the Department...

18-Sep-2018 Varanasi

Narendra Modi inaugurates key development projects in Varanasi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today inaugurated and laid the Foundation Stone for several important development projects, at a public gathering in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.Among the projects inaugurated are the Integrated Power Development...

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