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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.