Union Minister Anurag Thakur said the Production-linked Incentive scheme would provide employment to over 7.6 lakh people
Did the Modi government suppress facts leading to the second wave just as officials did during Mao’s regime and police did in the case of the Willam Burke murders?
Laws exist to protect women from sexual harassment at the workplace. However, no laws make the process of migration to the workplace safer for women leading to physical and sexual violence
The Centre on Friday asked the Supreme Court to extend the July 31st deadline for Assam draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying there have been wrongful inclusions in areas bordering Bangladesh.
Some of the important figures in Union Budget for 2019-20 would seem a little too ambitious if one takes a close look at two sets of budgetary figures available at present for Union Government’s finances for the year 2018-19, which ended on 31st of March this year.
Invoking rule 56(j) of the Fundamental Rules, the government has sacked Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs officers, some of whom were already under suspension, according to a Finance Ministry order.
Defence Ministre Rajnath Singh will also chair the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs and be a part of the all-important panel on political affairs, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
There are 24 cabinet ministers In Narendra Modi's new government and as many Ministers of State (MoS) while nine others have been given MoS with independent charge rank.
Based on the analysis of the first year of Pradhan Mantri - Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), popularly known as “Modicare”, researchers at the Washington DC-based Centre for Global Development (CGD), said the overall effort has been positive, but have also highlighted challenges and several potential pitfalls related to cost and quality, that could derail the scheme's progress.
The review was done by the central government following strict criteria, with respect to officers, who had completed 25 years of service, or attained 50 years of age.
After multiple postponements of the oath ceremony on Monday, the day when his predecessor Manohar Parrikar was cremated with state honours, Pramod Sawant was sworn in as the CM by Goa governor Mridula Sinha.
Frustrated at being made to run from pillar to post, the couple started begging to collect money to be given as bribe to the Tehsildhar.
The LIFE (Livelihood Inclusion and Financial Empowerment) scheme aims to provide safe housing to nearly 4.30 lakh homeless people within a period of five years.
Trump has dug in on his demand for USD 5 billion for construction of a wall on the US border with Mexico.
Attacking the Left government, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala said the guidelines would amount to restrictions on the fourth estate.
However, Subramanian, who quit the post earlier this year after a four-year tenure, has kept to himself on whether he was consulted in the decision-making process of demonetisation.
The demands came after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was attacked with chilli powder in the Delhi Secretariat last week.
The president issued an extraordinary statement of support and repeated what Saudi had claimed earlier---- "the murdered journalist was enemy of the state'.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Photo by AP/PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.PTI Photo
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP
Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in ChandigarhPTI Photo
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
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A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates