Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, on Saturday, directed the Transport Department to take strong action against unauthorised vehicles plying in the state.
The government could save a lot on the welfare schemes and make available the benefits to the poorer sections, he said
Soon after the new law banning cattle purchase from slaughter markets was put to effect, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi assures that the bovines will be handled with care
A record 99 lakh new PAN cards have also been made in the last one year, he noted.
Kahsmir's Pulawama district has turned into a battleground between the army and Hizbul militants in recent times.
Even as rumours have been flying around that Tamil Nadu superstar might take a plunge into politics, his older brother, in what could be affirming the buzz, has said that Rajinikanth might enter politics by July end.
On the third anniversary of the BJP-led NDA government, Modi thanked the 1.25 crore people of the country for standing by him in every decision his government took.
Authorities in riot-hit Saharanpur were bracing for a visit by Rahul Gandhi a day after the Congress leader was denied permission to travel to the strife-torn district in western Uttar Pradesh.
The UP chief minister insisted that the central government's welfare schemes were devoid of any partisanship and in fact were launched with the aim to ensure 'development for all'.
The BJP president will be present at Ravidas Ashram, under New Delhi Parliamentary constituency, to listen to the prime minister's monthly radio address to the nation on Sunday, 11 AM, said party vice president and Delhi unit in- charge Shyam Jaju.
The apex court had on April 19 directed that Advani (89), Joshi (83), Bharti (58) and other accused in the case would be prosecuted for criminal conspiracy in the politically sensitive 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case.
Gandhi also stressed that "anger and hatred" were no solutions to the problems that the people faced.
The saffron tally of 282 seats in 2014 was unprecedented but Shah expressed confidence that the BJP would surpass it in 2019 on the back of a better performance in states like West Bengal, Kerala, Telangana and Odisha where it had won few seats in the last polls.
"Considering the previous government at the Centre which was steeped in corruption with scams surfacing one after another on a weekly basis, the last three years of the Modi government have been excellent.
A report card on Modi's tenure is sure to include his policies for their populist as well as progressive focus.
Launching a frontal attack on the NDA government on its third anniversary, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath said the hallmark of this government in the last three years has been of "bravado, rhetoric and hyperbole".
The counting for the municipal corporation elections held in Bhiwandi, Malegaon and Panvel on May 24 is underway. Moneycontrol brings to you live updates of the election results.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s largest bridge in Assam on Friday as his government completes three years.
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But this division by stealth split the ground beneath us, leaving Nationalists and ‘anti-nationals’ in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation more bitter than the one across the Line of Control that marks last century’s split.
The Trinamool Congress chief's meeting with Modi came amid efforts by opposition leaders to choose a consensus candidate for the coming presidential polls. The ruling National Democratic Alliance is yet to announce its presidential candidate.
Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam told reporters that the BJP has completely failed to fulfil its poll promises.
The Congress demanded that the government make public the GDP numbers as per the old formula and provide details of those it has given jobs during last three years.
Union minister Uma Bharti today set off on a tour to inspect execution of the Centre's 'Namami Gange' programme at various places along the Ganga in a bid to amplify efforts to clean up the heavily-polluted river.