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Over one-third of MSMEs close to shutting operations: Survey

02 Jun 2020

Over one-third of MSMEs close to shutting operations: Survey

The brutish impact of the coronavirus pandemic has started revealing itself, with 35% of India's Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) initiating the process of winding up operations, a survey conducted by All India Manufacturers' Association (AIMO) said.

All important decisions taken on farmers, MSMEs during Cabinet meeting

01 Jun 2020

All important decisions taken on farmers, MSMEs during Cabinet meeting

Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Nitin Gadkari, and Narendra Tomar addressed media, a short while after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting.

Migrants' exodus in SC today, Centre against their movement

27 Apr 2020

Migrants' exodus in SC today, Centre against their movement

Today, the Supreme Court will take up a plea pertaining to the movement of migrant workers, who faced the maximum brunt due to the nationwide lockdown — imposed to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus.

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

26 Mar 2020

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.

Vehicle scrappage policy in last lap for Cabinet nod

09 Feb 2020

Vehicle scrappage policy in last lap for Cabinet nod

Months after it was first proposed, the much-delayed vehicle scrappage policy is finally in its last lap of clearance.

BJP releases Delhi poll manifesto; here are the highlights

31 Jan 2020

BJP releases Delhi poll manifesto; here are the highlights

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday released its poll manifesto for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

22 Jan 2020

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

JP Nadda succeeds Amit Shah, elected as BJP President unopposed

20 Jan 2020

JP Nadda succeeds Amit Shah, elected as BJP President unopposed

Jagat Prakash Nadda, the working President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, formally took over the reins of the party today, succeeding Amit Shah, who is also the Union Home Minister.

As Maharashtra crisis rages, Sena accuses BJP of horse-trading. Again!

16 Nov 2019

As Maharashtra crisis rages, Sena accuses BJP of horse-trading. Again!

Shiv Sena doesn't have nice things to say about estranged ally BJP and keeping up with the tradition it attacked the latter again today.

Maharashtra: Scared of 'Operation Lotus', Congress shifts MLAs to Jaipur

08 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: Scared of 'Operation Lotus', Congress shifts MLAs to Jaipur

A day after Shiv Sena shifted its elected MLAs in Maharashtra to a hotel to prevent "poaching" by bitter ally BJP, Congress has reportedly done the same.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Gadkari confident of Sena's support, Raut denies "resort politics"

07 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Gadkari confident of Sena's support, Raut denies "resort politics"

In an "ideal" world, BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to form a government after October 24, address and solve people's issues. But what are they doing? Fighting with each other over power share.

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

19 Oct 2019

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

No one will ever attach the word failure with Narendra Modi. The man has a cult following, his followers are ready to take any bullet (quite literally) for him, he has an incredible list of highest civilian awards from many nations. And, he keeps winning elections.

Lynching a "western construct" being used to "defame" India: Bhagwat

08 Oct 2019

Lynching a "western construct" being used to "defame" India: Bhagwat

In his Vijay Dashami speech at an event in Nagpur, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat called lynching a "western construct". He also said the term should not be used in the Indian context to "defame" the country.

Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections

30 Sep 2019

Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah met on Sunday to finalize the candidates for upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.

Transport strike in Delhi/NCR today against amended Motor Vehicles Act

19 Sep 2019

Transport strike in Delhi/NCR today against amended Motor Vehicles Act

Commuters in Delhi/NCR are likely to face problems on Thursday as a day-long transport strike has been called by the United Front of Transport Associations (UFTA) to protest against the amended Motor Vehicles Act.

Delhi woman threatens suicide after challan; cops let her go

16 Sep 2019

Delhi woman threatens suicide after challan; cops let her go

In a bizarre incident, a Delhi woman threatened suicide after traffic police stopped her and imposed a hefty fine for multiple traffic violations.

Kejriwal supports stricter traffic rules, but hints at revising fines

13 Sep 2019

Kejriwal supports stricter traffic rules, but hints at revising fines

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal disagrees with PM Narendra Modi-led government frequently, but he feels the amended Motor Vehicles Act has made Delhi's roads better.

Truck driver fined Rs. 2L in Delhi; biggest challan yet

13 Sep 2019

Truck driver fined Rs. 2L in Delhi; biggest challan yet

Weeks after the amendment of the Motor Vehicles Act, a truck driver in Delhi was slapped with a Rs. 2 lakh fine on Wednesday, the biggest challan yet.

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

12 Sep 2019

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

At a time when steep traffic fines have given sleepless nights to offenders, Karnataka's Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol blamed "good roads" for accidents.

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

12 Sep 2019

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.

Is auto industry going through worst crisis? Data says yes

09 Sep 2019

Is auto industry going through worst crisis? Data says yes

As the Indian auto industry undergoes a crisis amid a broader economic slowdown in India, automobile sales dropped sharply in August, the worst decline since 1997-98.

In Delhi, cops to pay double-penalty for violating traffic laws

05 Sep 2019

In Delhi, cops to pay double-penalty for violating traffic laws

The new traffic laws, which levy heavy penalty on offenders, has turned out to be a double whammy for police personnel in Delhi.

#MotorVehiclesAct2019: Delhi man fined Rs. 23,000 for violating traffic rules

03 Sep 2019

#MotorVehiclesAct2019: Delhi man fined Rs. 23,000 for violating traffic rules

Following the implementation of the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill 2019, hefty fines have been issued to thousands of people, across the country.

Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act

02 Sep 2019

Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act

The new Motor Vehicles Act, aimed at making roads safer for Indians, came into being on Sunday, September 1.

New #MotorVehicleAct: Rs. 1,000 for jumping red light, and more

01 Sep 2019

New #MotorVehicleAct: Rs. 1,000 for jumping red light, and more

Heftier penalties and fines for traffic rule violations come into force today across the country as 63 clauses of the newly-amended Motor Vehicle Act will be implemented from Sunday.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How will Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill affect you

01 Aug 2019

#NewsBytesExplainer: How will Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill affect you

With an eye on making Indian roads safer, Rajya Sabha passed Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019, on Wednesday.

Amit Shah to head panel formed to tackle sexual harassment

24 Jul 2019

Amit Shah to head panel formed to tackle sexual harassment

At the peak of #MeToo movement in October last year, the Centre had formed a Group of Ministers (GoM) panel to deal with sexual harassment at workplace. But a few days ago, an RTI inquiry revealed the panel was "dissolved".

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

21 Jul 2019

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.

In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive

06 Jul 2019

In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, on Saturday to launch BJP's nationwide membership drive.

Android or iPhone: Wondering which phone Amit Shah uses?

23 Jun 2019

Android or iPhone: Wondering which phone Amit Shah uses?

Political connotations aside, the current Modi 2.0 government is quite tech savvy and know their social media game well.

At NITI-Aayog meet, Modi talks about making India $5-trillion economy

15 Jun 2019

At NITI-Aayog meet, Modi talks about making India $5-trillion economy

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the fifth meeting of the NITI Aayog's Governing Council. This was the first meeting which PM Modi chaired after BJP got a historic mandate in Lok Sabha elections, whose results were declared on May 23.

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

06 Jun 2019

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.

All highway projects will be completed in 3yrs: Nitin Gadkari

01 Jun 2019

All highway projects will be completed in 3yrs: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, on Saturday said that all highway projects in the country will be completed within three years by his department.

From JNU student to FinMin, tracing Nirmala Sitharaman's incredible journey

31 May 2019

From JNU student to FinMin, tracing Nirmala Sitharaman's incredible journey

On Friday, Nirmala Sitharaman took charge as India's new Finance Minister, making her the senior-most woman in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet.

#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha

31 May 2019

#Modi2.0: Understanding who will sit where in Lok Sabha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cabinet took oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

Who all will be part of Narendra Modi's new cabinet?

29 May 2019

Who all will be part of Narendra Modi's new cabinet?

Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister for the second time on Thursday, May 30, exactly a week after he led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a spectacular win in Lok Sabha polls.

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

24 May 2019

Arun Jaitley might not return as Finance Minister: Report

After a resounding victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon take up the task of forming his cabinet.

PM Modi heads to Varanasi, will file nomination on Friday

25 Apr 2019

PM Modi heads to Varanasi, will file nomination on Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will file his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on Friday, April 26, but before that BJP has planned a mega show of strength.

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

11 Apr 2019

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.

#LokSabhaElections: First phase voting begins, all eyes on 91 constituencies

11 Apr 2019

#LokSabhaElections: First phase voting begins, all eyes on 91 constituencies

The first phase of highly-anticipated general elections began on Thursday. In the first phase, citizens of 91 Lok Sabha seats will cast their votes. The constituencies include two union territories as well.