The Adampur airport in Jalandhar today came under the aviation network of the country with budget carrier SpiceJet launching a daily direct flight from here to the city under a regional connectivity scheme. The flight was flagged off by Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha from Terminal 2 of the IGI airport.
The Bombay High Court today sought to know from the Maharashtra government if there is any violation of noise pollution norms at three spots in the city, where construction work for Metro-III line is underway, as claimed by petitioners.
Facing flak from the BJP for the virtual washout of the recent budget session of Parliament, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today hit back, saying the Prime Minister who has the time to travel all over the country, could not spare 15 minutes for the Lok Sabha.
The budget, along with revised estimates for 2017-18, was presented before the Authority, the DDA's highest decision-making body, during a meeting held today at Raj Niwas under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Anil Baijal.
The Congress today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement to observe a day-long fast on Thursday to protest the washout of the Budget Session of Parliament was a "farce", adding that the PM should instead apologise to the youth, Dalits and other sections of the society, who were allegedly let down by his government.
The Himachal Pradesh government would construct 2,500-km of roads in 2018-19 and a provision of Rs 100-crore has been made for this purpose in the state Budget, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today said.
The Delhi BJP rubbished the AAP government's budget presented in the Assembly today as a "jugglery of statistics" and claimed that the government has announced schemes without constitutional approval.
The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) today decided on an aggressive but constructive strategy to "expose" the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on the floor of the Punjab Assembly during the ongoing Budget Session.
The Delhi Assembly's budget session began today amid protests by opposition MLAs over the presence of Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot in the House despite the latter's disqualification in connection with an office-of-profit case.