Prez, PM pay tributes to Vajpayee on his 1st death anniversary

A prayer meeting was held at Sadaiv Atal – the memorial to Atal Bihari Vajpayee – today to mark the first death anniversary of the former prime minister. Continue Reading

BJP govt presents 50-day report card

Presenting a report card after completing 50 days in office, the government today said it is already ‘walking the talk’ on its promise of fast-paced development with ‘speed, skill and scale’ being manifested in the Modi dispensation’s second term. Continue Reading

Modi launches BJP’s nationwide membership drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a statue of former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri here today during his day-long visit to his Lok Sabha constituency to launch the BJP’s countrywide membership drive. Continue Reading

AIADMK welcomes Union Budget; Stalin calls it bitter for poor

“I welcome the Central budget presented by Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, which has new policies for India’s future growth, besides good schemes. It is also a visionary budget,” said Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami yesterday. Continue Reading

Karnataka govt takes a dig at Fin Min’s Basaveshwara references

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget yesterday said the central government followed 12th century social reformer Lord Basveshwara’s teachings, especially the principles of Kayaka and Dasoha.  Continue Reading

Budget 2019: New education policy on the anvil, says FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the government will bring a new national educational policy and Rs 400 crore has been provided for world class institutions. Continue Reading

Central government’s economic survey pegs growth at 7%

The government today pegged the growth rate for the current fiscal at 7 per cent, marginally up from the five-year low of 6.8 per cent recorded in the previous fiscal. Continue Reading

DMK slams Centre’s compulsory retirement plan of govt officials

The DMK Saturday slammed the BJP-led Centre over its “compulsory retirement plan” for central government employees, adding that enough job opportunities were not being created for the populace of the country. Continue Reading

BJP aims to form govt in Telangana in 2023: Chouhan

In the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, the BJP won four out of the 17 seats. Saying that this was impressive, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said BJP’s target was to capture power in the State in 2023 assembly polls. Continue Reading

Congress slams Modi for remarks on Narasimha Rao and Gandhi family

“PV Narasimha Rao ji tried to politically suppress the family, Sonia Gandhi ji and Congress party, which helped him become Prime Minister. He tried to sideline that family (fearing) he might not get Prime Minister’s post again,” said AICC secretary G Chinna Reddy yesterday. Continue Reading