Curfew relaxed in Dibrugarh, protesters observing fast in Guwahati

The indefinite curfew which was in force in Dibrugarh municipal area was relaxed for 5 hours today even as large number of people gathered in Chandmari area of Guwahati to observe a fast called by the AASU to protest against the Citizenship Act. Continue Reading

Modi must co-operate with “younger brother” Uddhav: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray share brotherly ties and that it is the responsibility of the former to co-operate with his “younger brother” who has taken charge of the state. Continue Reading

Ram Nath Kovind accepts Shiv Sena Minister’s resignation

As advised by the Prime Minister, the President has directed that Union Minister Prakash Javadekar be assigned the charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises in addition to his existing portfolios, the spokesperson added. Continue Reading

RCEP: Industry, traders & farmers welcome India’s decision

The country’s leading milk supplier Amul described the move as “landmark”. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bangkok said India will not join China-backed RCEP deal as negotiations failed to satisfactorily address New Delhi’s “outstanding issues and concerns”. He made the announcement during his speech at the RCEP Summit here, which was attended by several world leaders, including Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Continue Reading

US seeks more relaxation in India FDI policy

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sought further relaxation in India’s FDI rules to facilitate American companies to increase investment in the country for boosting economic growth and be a partner in achieving $5 trillion economy. Continue Reading

Confederation of All India Traders seeks PM’s intervention

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said it has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention in the issue of alleged unethical practice of online retailers, including Amazon and Flipkart. Continue Reading

Nobel laureate Banerjee speaks on economic crisis in India

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the government’s stringent commitment to low inflation has resulted in farm distress by adversely impacting support price for agricultural produce. Striking a note of caution, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has more faith incorporates than him. Continue Reading

TN CM submits memorandum to Modi for linking of peninsular rivers

Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, raising a host of demands, including expediting works on linking peninsular rivers to address the water deficit in the state. Continue Reading

Modi gets ”Global Goalkeeper” award for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today conferred the “Global Goalkeeper” award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by his government. Continue Reading

Venkaiah, Modi pay tribute to Deen Dayal Upadhyay

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Bharatiya Jana Sangh co-founder Deen Dayal Upadhyay on his 103rd birth anniversary and recalled his efforts to uplift the weaker sections of the society.
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