Mahendra Nath Pandey: News

26 Mar 2020

Odisha

India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 694 on Thursday evening, according to the Health Ministry.

06 Jun 2019

India

Modi creates two cabinet committees to focus on jobs, economic-growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally addressed the elephant in the room. On Wednesday, he formed two Cabinet committees to look into job creation and slow economic growth- two issues which his government is facing in its second term.

19 Apr 2019

Shashi Tharoor

Youngsters compile 'The Pink List,' names LGBTQ-friendly Lok Sabha candidates

Days after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community, a group of three friends have kick-started an initiative to ensure queer issues get political precedence.

03 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Ayodhya: Yogi government to build 151-meter high Lord Rama statue

Plans are afoot to install a 151-meter tall statue of Lord Rama on the banks of the Saryu river in Ayodhya, a step that's expected to increase tourism to the pilgrimage spot, say BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh.

17 Jun 2018

Samajwadi Party

UP: Minor reshuffle in BJP's organizational posts after by-poll losses

In a minor reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh BJP has made some changes in the portfolio of some of its organizational secretaries.

Tricked into inaugurating night-club, Sakshi Maharaj complains against own-party member

BJP lawmaker, Sakshi Maharaj, popular for his controversial statements, inaugurated a night-club called 'Let's Meet', on Sunday in Lucknow.

One year of Yogi govt: Anti-graft portal launched, jobs announced

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday launched an anti-graft portal as his government completed its first year in office.

16 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat arrives in Varanasi; Congress protests

To entice more people to join the RSS, supremo Mohan Bhagwat has begun a five-day tour of PM Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi.

03 Sep 2017

India

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman new defense minister, Goyal gets Railways

After the Narendra Modi government's third cabinet reshuffle, Nirmala Sitharaman has become the new defense minister, the first woman to hold the portfolio after Indira Gandhi.

02 Sep 2017

India

Cabinet reshuffle on Sept 3: What can we expect?

PM Narendra Modi will reshuffle his cabinet on September 3. A dozen new faces are expected even as eight-nine current ministers have put in their papers.

01 Sep 2017

India

Cabinet reshuffle: Several ministers quit amid speculations

The resignation of several ministers has set in motion a major reshuffle in the Narendra Modi government, sources said.

07 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

MP Amar Singh alleges increasing Maoist activity at DU, JNU

Member of Parliament Amar Singh raised a question before the Human Resource Development Ministry in Parliament on April 6 on the alleged "alarming" rise in Maoist activities in institutes like Jawaharlal Nehru University and Delhi University.

Government to IITs: Scrap courses with few attendees

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has directed centrally-funded institutions including Indian Institutes of Technology to close down those courses which do not have many takers.

15 Oct 2016

Narendra Modi

Stampede in religious gathering in UP, 19 killed

A stampede in a religious gathering in Uttar Pradesh led to the death of 24 people, mostly women.

Drop-outs across IIT & IIMs fall sharply

Academic year 2015-2016 saw 256 and 198 students drop out from IIT Delhi and IIT Kharagpur respectively; the remaining students dropped out from the 21 other IITs.