Education to undergo big changes as Centre unveils New Educational Policy

The Union Cabinet today approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) and renamed the Human Resources Development Ministry as Education Ministry. Continue Reading

Not a single bomb blast under PM Modi’s watch: Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that not a single bomb blast had taken place in the country in the last six years thanks to the strong security measures taken by Narendra Modi government.
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Govt permits NRIs to own up to 100% stake in Air India

The government today permitted NRIs to own up to 100 per cent stake in disinvestment-bound Air India. Continue Reading

Congress, AAP politicising violence in Delhi: BJP

The BJP today accused the Congress and the AAP of “politicising” the riots in the national capital and claimed that attempts to instigate violence had been made for two months after Congress president Sonia Gandhi gave the call for ‘aar yaa par’ (fight to the finish) in December last year. Continue Reading

Editorial: Words of hope

At a time when there are widespread concerns about economy and all eyes are on the Union Budget to be tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 1 February, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, giving a ray of hope, has said the government will unveil its “plan of action” to boost the economy in the Budget. Continue Reading

Budget will have plan of action on economy: Prakash Javadekar

The government will unveil its “plan of action” to boost the economy in the Union Budget to be presented on 1 February, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday, asserting that economic fundamentals remain very strong.
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Forest cover in country increases by 5,188 sq km

The total tree and forest cover in the country increased by 5,188 square kilometer in the last two years, said the India State of Forest Report 2019 which was released today by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Continue Reading

Anti-CAA stir: Javadekar asks students to maintain peace

Amid country-wide protests against the amended Citizenship Act, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today appealed to the students to maintain peace and said the new legislation will not snatch any Indian’s citizenship. Continue Reading

BJP accuses Chidambaram of violating bail condition

The BJP today accused Congress leader P Chidambaram of violating bail conditions by claiming to have a very clear record as a Minister, and said the case against him was essentially about corruption he was allegedly involved in as the Finance Minister.
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Good governance, zero corruption essential for economic growth: Javadekar

Good governance and zero corruption are needed for sustainable economic development in the country, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday. Speaking at the 60th SKOCH Summit here, he exuded confidence that India will become a five trillion dollar economy under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the next five years. Continue Reading