President promulgates ordinance to bring co-op banks under RBI

President Ram Nath Kovind has promulgated the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 to bring all urban cooperative banks and multi-state cooperative banks under the supervision of the RBI in order to protect the interest of depositors. Continue Reading

Prez okays ordinance to punish those attacking healthcare workers

President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent for promulgating an ordinance making acts of violence against healthcare personnel fighting COVID-19 pandemic as cognizable and non-bailable offences. Continue Reading

Amit Shah compliments PM for MPs’ salary cut

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Union Cabinet’s approval for reduction of allowances and pension of all MPs by 30 per cent, and said the Parliament of the world’s largest democracy stands together in these challenging times. Continue Reading

Trump holds meeting with Modi, finalises defence deals

India and the US on Tuesday finalised defence deals worth $3 billion, and signed three MoUs, including one in energy sector, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that the two countries have decided to take Indo-US ties to comprehensive global partnership level. Continue Reading

DMK MPs meet President, submit copies of anti-CAA signature campaign

DMK MPs today met President Ram Nath Kovind and handed over the copies of the anti-CAA signature campaign that the party conducted in Tamilnadu. The team comprising of MPs T R Baalu, Kanimozhi and Vaiko met the President. Continue Reading

NDA government working to boost rural economy: Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind today said the NDA government is taking several steps to strengthen the rural economy and it has announced to spend Rs 25 lakh crore on the agriculture sector across the country. Continue Reading

Nirbhaya: SC to pronounce verdict on convict Mukesh’s plea tomorrow

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today reserved verdict on a plea of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President.
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President rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday rejected the mercy plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four men convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, sources said. Continue Reading

Amitabh Bachchan a true legend, Dadasaheb Phalke Award a befitting tribute: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday congratulated Amitabh Bachchan on being honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, and said it was a befitting tribute to a true legend. Continue Reading