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NDA committed to preserving Assam's culture: PM Modi

23 Jan 2021

NDA committed to preserving Assam's culture: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a massive rally in Sivasagar in Assam, wherein he gave over one lakh land allotment certificates.

Modi launches Rs. 75,000cr scheme, giving farmers Rs. 6,000 p.a

24 Feb 2019

Modi launches Rs. 75,000cr scheme, giving farmers Rs. 6,000 p.a

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, launched the Rs. 75,000cr Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) in Gorakhpur.

TN: Hundreds of engineers, MBAs apply for 14 sweeping jobs

06 Feb 2019

TN: Hundreds of engineers, MBAs apply for 14 sweeping jobs

In what can only be called a travesty, people with professional degrees are competing to bag jobs as sweepers and sanitary workers in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretariat.

#Budget2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal chalks out healthcare plans

01 Feb 2019

#Budget2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal chalks out healthcare plans

While delivering his Budget speech, interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, on Thursday, highlighted that the successes of the government's Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme.

PM Modi uses Rajiv Gandhi's comment to attack Congress

22 Jan 2019

PM Modi uses Rajiv Gandhi's comment to attack Congress

Facing charges of corruption in the Rafale deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, tabled his government's report on its fight against corruption at the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas event in Varanasi.

PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

15 Jan 2019

PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit out at the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala over the Sabarimala issue, calling the LDF's stand "shameful".

Now, you can give feedback to PM Modi on NaMo-app

14 Jan 2019

Now, you can give feedback to PM Modi on NaMo-app

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections fast approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to citizens and has asked for "direct feedback" on a number of issues through a survey launched on the NaMo app.

Are you eligible for the 10% reservation for general category?

07 Jan 2019

Are you eligible for the 10% reservation for general category?

On Monday, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government announced 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically backward upper castes.

#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

07 Jan 2019

#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9

Ten Central trade unions across India have called for a two-day-long nationwide strike on January 8 and 9 in a bid to protest against what they call "anti-people" policies of the Modi government.

HAL didn't receive orders claimed by Sitharaman; Congress alleges falsity

06 Jan 2019

HAL didn't receive orders claimed by Sitharaman; Congress alleges falsity

While defending the Rafale deal, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had accused the Congress of shedding false tears for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), and had claimed that the NDA government had drawn up contracts worth Rs. 1 lakh crore for HAL.

#PolicyExplainer: Everything you should know about government's Suraksha Bima Yojana

31 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: Everything you should know about government's Suraksha Bima Yojana

Having a personal accident and disability insurance cover has become a necessity for financial security in case of disability or death in road accidents.

#ThatWas2018: 5 gaffes of Rahul Gandhi which amused people

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: 5 gaffes of Rahul Gandhi which amused people

With 2019 just a few hours away, all of us are introspecting the year gone by. We hope, so are our politicians.

#PolicyExplainer: Free electricity connections to un-electrified households under Saubhagya scheme

31 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: Free electricity connections to un-electrified households under Saubhagya scheme

In India, despite the launch of a number of electrification schemes over the years, lakhs of households in rural and urban areas still lack access to electricity.

Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

24 Dec 2018

Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Center's December 20 order that granted sweeping surveillance powers to 10 Central agencies.

Here's how much money was spent on NDA-ministers' foreign trips

24 Dec 2018

Here's how much money was spent on NDA-ministers' foreign trips

Since 2014, the Centre has spent Rs 239.05 crore on foreign trips of NDA Council of Ministers, reports IE.

#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly

23 Dec 2018

#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly

Just days back, a political row had erupted over a government order that gave sweeping powers of surveillance to 10 Central agencies.

#RafaleDeal: Clean chit backfires; Opposition says Centre lied to SC

15 Dec 2018

#RafaleDeal: Clean chit backfires; Opposition says Centre lied to SC

The Supreme Court, on Friday, had given the Centre a clean chit, dismissing a batch of petitions calling for a court-monitored probe into the Rafale deal.

#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

08 Dec 2018

#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

In the last winter session of the Parliament, before the country goes to polls in 2019, the NDA government is hoping to push the Triple Talaq Bill.

#AgustaWestlandScam: Chopper deal 'middleman', Christian Michel, being extradited to India

04 Dec 2018

#AgustaWestlandScam: Chopper deal 'middleman', Christian Michel, being extradited to India

Alleged AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman, Christian James Michel, who is wanted by several Indian investigative agencies, is reportedly being extradited from the United Arab Emirates to India tonight.

Sushma Swaraj will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

20 Nov 2018

Sushma Swaraj will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced that she will not contest the elections.

RBI board meeting: Key issues to be discussed

19 Nov 2018

RBI board meeting: Key issues to be discussed

Amid tensions between the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the RBI, board, on Monday, started a meeting to try and work out its differences with the government pertaining to policy.

LJP, RLSP demand same number of seats as in 2014-polls

09 Nov 2018

LJP, RLSP demand same number of seats as in 2014-polls

Two NDA constituents, LJP and RLSP, have made it clear that the number of seats they wanted to contest for the next Lok Sabha election was the same as that of 2014.

Real Diwali when misrule of NDA government ends: Chandrababu Naidu

06 Nov 2018

Real Diwali when misrule of NDA government ends: Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said it would be a real Diwali for the country when the 'misrule' of the NDA government ends at the Center.

#ModiWithMSME: Modi launches 59-minute loan program for MSMEs

02 Nov 2018

#ModiWithMSME: Modi launches 59-minute loan program for MSMEs

In a bid to help micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, launched a 59-minute loan program with a limit of up to Rs. 1cr, along with other initiatives in New Delhi.

Fuel prices rise again, no sign of slowing down

14 Oct 2018

Fuel prices rise again, no sign of slowing down

It's been months since fuel prices started climbing, and even now, climbing fuel prices show no signs of slowing down.

Rafale deal: Supreme Court asks Modi govt for deal details

10 Oct 2018

Rafale deal: Supreme Court asks Modi govt for deal details

The Rafale deal between India and France has seen one controversy after another.

#MeToo reaches Modi government, MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment

09 Oct 2018

#MeToo reaches Modi government, MJ Akbar accused of sexual harassment

The ripples of the #MeToo movement have reached Narendra Modi government as MJ Akbar, current minister of State for External Affairs has been accused of sexual harassment by a journalist.

Hazare cancels proposed hunger strike, says government took certain steps

02 Oct 2018

Hazare cancels proposed hunger strike, says government took certain steps

Social activist Anna Hazare today put off his proposed hunger strike over various demands including the appointment of Lokpal, saying the government had taken certain steps that had shown a "ray of hope".

Triple talaq ordinance is against women, says Asaduddin Owaisi

29 Sep 2018

Triple talaq ordinance is against women, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Alleging that the NDA government's ordinance on triple talaq was "against women" and "fundamental rights" of the Constitution, AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded its withdrawal.

Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched by Modi on Sunday

22 Sep 2018

Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched by Modi on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to roll out the NDA government's flagship program, the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHP), from Jharkhand on Sunday.

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

19 Sep 2018

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet cleared Triple Talaq ordinance after it wasn't passed through both the Houses of Parliament in the monsoon session.

SC adjourns hearing on PIL seeking stay on Rafale deal

18 Sep 2018

SC adjourns hearing on PIL seeking stay on Rafale deal

The Supreme Court adjourned hearing on a plea seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France.

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: To the man we love, politician not so much

17 Sep 2018

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: To the man we love, politician not so much

The word 'Modi' invokes a whole gamut of emotions - from the most revered man to perhaps the most hated politician, Narendra Damodardas Modi is many things.

Will take 15 years to fill judges' vacancies in HCs

16 Sep 2018

Will take 15 years to fill judges' vacancies in HCs

Given the current rate at which new judges are being appointed in all the 24 High Courts, and accounting that 75-85 judges retire every year, it's estimated to take at least 15 years for filling up the currently existing 427 vacancies.

Arrest me if I am a Naxal sympathizer: Digvijaya Singh

05 Sep 2018

Arrest me if I am a Naxal sympathizer: Digvijaya Singh

Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh dared the government on Tuesday to arrest him if he has had any association with the Maoists as alleged by the BJP.

Chidambaram blames NDA govt for rise in fuel prices

04 Sep 2018

Chidambaram blames NDA govt for rise in fuel prices

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today blamed the NDA government for the rise in petrol and diesel prices, saying it was happening due to excessive taxes.

Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

02 Sep 2018

Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on loans given during the UPA rule, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today asked the NDA government to reveal the number of loans given by it which turned into non-performing assets (NPA).

#PolicyExplainer: Get upto Rs. 60,000/year post-retirement with Atal Pension Yojana

28 Aug 2018

#PolicyExplainer: Get upto Rs. 60,000/year post-retirement with Atal Pension Yojana

India is a "young" country with youth accounting for over 50% of the population. But once this young population starts aging, India may face a critical challenge because of an "unpensioned society" as over 90% of Indians aren't covered under any pension scheme.

Series of reforms by Modi govt transformed economy: Arun Jaitley

27 Aug 2018

Series of reforms by Modi govt transformed economy: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has cited IMF reports to highlight how the Narendra Modi-led government through a series of reforms has transformed the "weak economy" it inherited from UPA government.

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about government's Saubhagya Scheme

25 Aug 2018

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about government's Saubhagya Scheme

Over the years, several schemes for electrification have been launched in India, yet, there are millions of households in the country without electricity.