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Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here

05 Jan 2020

Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here

After causing much fuss, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra announced the portfolio allocation for Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State on Sunday.

BJP's Gautam Gambhir skips meeting on pollution, enjoys in Indore

15 Nov 2019

BJP's Gautam Gambhir skips meeting on pollution, enjoys in Indore

Such is the apathy of our elected leaders, that they are busy enjoying their lives while residents of Delhi are choking due to air pollution.

Kumbh Mela: UP to build roads, name them after Vajpayee

19 Sep 2018

Kumbh Mela: UP to build roads, name them after Vajpayee

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has said every urban local body in UP will develop an attractive road that will be named as the "Atal Gaurav Path" after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Facebook accused of allowing bias against women in job ads

19 Sep 2018

Facebook accused of allowing bias against women in job ads

Facebook is once again embroiled in a controversy after it was accused of giving employers a powerful tool to discriminate against women seeking work.

Alstom to supply 248 wagons for Mumbai's Metro Line 3

11 Sep 2018

Alstom to supply 248 wagons for Mumbai's Metro Line 3

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) has awarded French multinational Alstom a contract worth around €315 million to supply 248 wagons for Line 3, the company said Tuesday.

NGT seeks UP govt's report on dump yard near school

10 Sep 2018

NGT seeks UP govt's report on dump yard near school

The National Green Tribunal has sought a report from UP government on a plea filed by a private school opposing setting up of a dump yard in Sitapur district on the ground that it was a health hazard.

Entire world's economy is slowing down, India's is growing: Naidu

09 Sep 2018

Entire world's economy is slowing down, India's is growing: Naidu

India has made tremendous progress under PM Modi in last four years and the entire world is now looking towards the country, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu told a gathering of Telugu Americans in Chicago.

Alleged Rs. 1,700cr land scam triggers BJP-Congress war in Maharashtra

04 Jul 2018

Alleged Rs. 1,700cr land scam triggers BJP-Congress war in Maharashtra

A day after the Congress alleged a Rs. 1,767cr land scam in Navi Mumbai carried out "with the blessings of CM Devendra Fadnavis," the leader has denied it, saying he is ready for any probe.

PM to unveil several development projects in poll-bound MP today

23 Jun 2018

PM to unveil several development projects in poll-bound MP today

PM Narendra Modi will arrive in Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal today on a one-day visit, during which he will launch several development projects.

Modi to launch number of projects in poll-bound MP tomorrow

22 Jun 2018

Modi to launch number of projects in poll-bound MP tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi will arrive in Bhopal on Saturday on a one-day visit during which he will dedicate the Mohanpura Irrigation Project (worth Rs. 3,866cr) in Rajgarh district to people off the state.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar returns after treatment in US

14 Jun 2018

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar returns after treatment in US

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar landed back in India today after undergoing treatment for more than three months in the US.

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

12 Jun 2018

Why Arvind Kejriwal wants full statehood for Delhi?

With 2019 Lok Sabha elections around the corner, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is once again demanding the full statehood for Delhi.

Himachal CM lauds progress of Dharamshala smart city project

19 May 2018

Himachal CM lauds progress of Dharamshala smart city project

Himachal CM Jai Ram Thakur today reviewed the progress of the Dharamsala smart city project worth Rs. 2100 crore and said, "Besides giving a face-lift to the town, the mega project would provide world standard basic amenities to the residents and attract more tourists to the place."

Himachal Pradesh government transfers 18 senior IAS officers

13 May 2018

Himachal Pradesh government transfers 18 senior IAS officers

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Himachal Pradesh government yesterday transferred 18 senior IAS officers, including six officers of Additional Chief Secretary rank.

12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt

01 Apr 2018

12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt

In Delhi, 12 people died last year while cleaning septic tanks while no such death has been reported so far in 2018, the Delhi government informed the Legislative Assembly.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena questions Fadnavis' announcement of 72,000 govt jobs

30 Mar 2018

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena questions Fadnavis' announcement of 72,000 govt jobs

The Shiv Sena on Friday took a dig at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his announcement to provide government jobs to 72,000 people, asking him to make public names of those who would get these jobs.

Investigate employees accused of corruption: Maharashtra govt orders BMC

25 Mar 2018

Investigate employees accused of corruption: Maharashtra govt orders BMC

The Maharashtra government has written to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) directing it to probe 2,001 of its staff accused of corruption.

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu takes stock of power project

11 Mar 2018

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu takes stock of power project

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has directed the authorities of North Eastern Electrical Power Corporation (NEEPCO) to avoid delay in completion of the 110 MW Pare Hydro Project, said an official statement put out on Saturday.

AAP alleges Ashutosh, other leaders thrashed by police in detention

29 Jan 2018

AAP alleges Ashutosh, other leaders thrashed by police in detention

The AAP has alleged some of its leaders, including Ashutosh and few women members, were thrashed in police detention, after they were picked up while protesting the ongoing sealing drive in Delhi.

Modi inaugurates Delhi Metro's Magenta Line: All you should know!

25 Dec 2017

Modi inaugurates Delhi Metro's Magenta Line: All you should know!

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro today in the presence of UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

CM Kejriwal left out of Delhi Metro line's inauguration?

23 Dec 2017

CM Kejriwal left out of Delhi Metro line's inauguration?

Despite a few glitches, the scheduled inauguration of the Delhi Metro's Magenta Line will go ahead as planned.

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Constituency-wise results in Himachal Pradesh as BJP takes lead

18 Dec 2017

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Constituency-wise results in Himachal Pradesh as BJP takes lead

Counting of votes is underway for the Himachal elections. By 3 pm, BJP had taken a lead in 41 seats, more than the halfway mark of 35, and Congress in 23.

Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as 13th Vice President of India

11 Aug 2017

Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as 13th Vice President of India

Venkaiah Naidu has been sworn in as the Vice President of India. The oath of office was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Vice-presidential elections: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu becomes 13th VP

05 Aug 2017

Vice-presidential elections: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu becomes 13th VP

BJP candidate Venkaiah Naidu has become India's 13th vice president, defeating opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi. He secured 516 votes while Gandhi got 244 votes.

Know the man: Venkaiah Naidu

05 Aug 2017

Know the man: Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu served as the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting in the current cabinet.

A handy guide to the August 5 vice-presidential polls

04 Aug 2017

A handy guide to the August 5 vice-presidential polls

The election to decide India's next vice president is set to be held tomorrow, two weeks after the presidential polls.

Smriti Irani gets charge of I&B Ministry as Naidu resigns

18 Jul 2017

Smriti Irani gets charge of I&B Ministry as Naidu resigns

Smriti Irani, Union Minister for Textiles, has been given charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after former incharge Venkaiah Naidu resigned.

Trump unveils budget plans, sets to cut healthcare/social spending

23 May 2017

Trump unveils budget plans, sets to cut healthcare/social spending

US President Donald Trump is set to unveil his first full budget to lawmakers on Tuesday.

Why did AAP sit over DDA plans until elections?

19 May 2017

Why did AAP sit over DDA plans until elections?

Sources stated that the AAP government was actually sitting on the Delhi Development Authority's land pooling scheme since 2015. AAP reportedly did not even bother to check the facts of the policy until last year.

Delhi-CBSE rejects relaxation of rules for Class 10 students

18 May 2017

Delhi-CBSE rejects relaxation of rules for Class 10 students

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) denied the Delhi Government's demand that Class 10 students should be evaluated on half-syllabus for 2 years, as they were unprepared for the exams.

Govt eases eviction of illegal squatters from official bungalows

18 May 2017

Govt eases eviction of illegal squatters from official bungalows

In their fight against illegal squatters in government bungalows, the union cabinet has passed amendments to the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Act, 1971.

Delhi: Air India gets aircraft-cleaning robot at Delhi Airport

05 May 2017

Delhi: Air India gets aircraft-cleaning robot at Delhi Airport

DIAL and Air India SATS together brought in a giant aircraft cleaning robot called the Nordic Dino II to the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) on Thursday.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Indore cleanest city, Gujarat cleanest state

04 May 2017

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Indore cleanest city, Gujarat cleanest state

The Swachh Survekshan 2017 has put Indore as India's cleanest city and stated that Gujarat was the country's cleanest state, having 11 cities in the top 50 list.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Sanitation, cleanliness improved in many cities

04 May 2017

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Sanitation, cleanliness improved in many cities

A government-commissioned sample survey revealed that sanitation and cleanliness largely improved in several cities and towns, suggesting that the Centre's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has had a positive impact.

Delhi: Mumbai Angels to conduct Angel Investing Masterclass

29 Mar 2017

Delhi: Mumbai Angels to conduct Angel Investing Masterclass

Mumbai Angels (MA) is known for being one of India's largest angel networks which has provided assistance to several start-ups, entrepreneurs and professionals.

Demonetization brings windfall gains to civic agencies

23 Nov 2016

Demonetization brings windfall gains to civic agencies

Civic agencies have reaped windfall gains from the government's demonetization move.

Smart Railway Stations for Smart Cities

23 Oct 2016

Smart Railway Stations for Smart Cities

The Union Urban Development and Railways Ministries came together to redevelop railway stations and adjoining regions along the rail lines running through smart cities.