Guv has no rights, says TN Speaker

Posted on   3:08 pm

Tamilnadu Assembly Speaker M Appavu came out strongly in support of the State Government and said that the Governor was duty bound to act on the advice of the state cabinet and it was the prerogative of the Chief Minister to decide who can and cannot be in his cabinet.

Prez should immediately remove RN Ravi: Manish Tewari

Posted on   3:07 pm

Former Union minister and Congress leader Manish Tewari on Friday slammed Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi over his move to pass a contentious order, announcing the dismissal of Minister V Senthil Balaji from the Council of Ministers without consulting Chief Minister MK Stalin.

Kerala Governor justifies ‘withdrawing pleasure’

Posted on   3:06 pm

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Friday justified withdrawing his pleasure from state Finance Minister K N Balagopal last year over his remarks on people from other states, and said withdrawal of pleasure does not mean his dismissal.

IIT, IIM building New India, says Modi

Posted on   3:05 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday praised the increasing numbers of educational institutions in the country and said that these institutions like IIT, IIM, NIT, and AIIMS are the building blocks of New India.

Welcome deal

Posted on   10:18 am

The average estimated cost of MQ-9B long endurance drones offered by the US to India is 27 per cent lower than the price incurred by other countries, a senior government official said on Thursday, asserting that Indian representatives will work to reduce it further during negotiations.