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Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM

08 Oct 2020

Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over Aadhaar-like cards to property owners, spread across 763 villages in India, under the SVAMITVA scheme launched in April 2020, that intends to end disputes and boost the finances of properties in rural areas.

Rajasthan crisis: 'Rebel' Sachin Pilot skips second Congress meeting

14 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: 'Rebel' Sachin Pilot skips second Congress meeting

Sending a clear message to Congress that he isn't impressed with whatever he is being offered, Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot skipped another meeting on Tuesday. He also remained absent from Monday's meeting, called to show CM Ashok Gehlot's "strength."

Prime Minister likely to hold condolence meeting for Ananth Kumar

12 Nov 2018

Prime Minister likely to hold condolence meeting for Ananth Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to chair a special meeting of the Union Cabinet today to condole the demise of senior minister Ananth Kumar, official sources said.

Odisha Government's negligence forcing farmers to commit suicide: BJP

03 Nov 2018

Odisha Government's negligence forcing farmers to commit suicide: BJP

The BJP has alleged that the BJD government has neglected the agricultural sector, forcing many farmers to commit suicide in Odisha.

CM-Patnaik bans plastic in parts of Odisha from October 2

10 Jul 2018

CM-Patnaik bans plastic in parts of Odisha from October 2

Moving towards the target of making Odisha plastic-free over the next two years, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a complete ban on the use of plastic in several places from October 2, this year.

Need to encourage voluntary eye donation: Vice President Naidu

07 Jul 2018

Need to encourage voluntary eye donation: Vice President Naidu

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed on the need to encourage voluntary eye donation and said this "sublime ethos" must be inculcated among children in schools.

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

10 Jun 2018

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

Ramavtar Sharma, a winner of National Award to Teachers, has been chasing officials for his extra increment reward for nearly six decades.

Will impose one GST-slab, if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

24 Mar 2018

Will impose one GST-slab, if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said if his party comes to power, it would impose one slab of Goods and Services Tax instead of five and abolish the 28% GST slab.

Indian Railways has highest number of pending cases: Law Ministry

17 Jul 2017

Indian Railways has highest number of pending cases: Law Ministry

As per the Law Ministry reports, the railways is the biggest litigant among the government departments as it has nearly 66,000 pending cases in courts.

UP villagers build toilets on their own, refuse government's grants

10 Jun 2017

UP villagers build toilets on their own, refuse government's grants

A noble gesture of the Mubarakpur Kala villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district left the administration authorities pleasantly surprised a few days ago.