Kamble praised the Mudra scheme and termed it as an important and successful programme from the point of view of financial inclusion. "Through the Mudra scheme, nearly 2.75 crore youngsters in the country belonging to SC/ST have benefitted".
Breaking her silence on the series of allegations levelled by her former ally, the BJP, on the state government led by her, Mehbooba said it was sad to see the saffron party disown its own initiative and label it a "soft approach".
"It was a phoney emergency on account of proclaimed policy that Indira Gandhi was indispensable to India and all contrarian voices had to be crushed. The constitutional provisions were used to turn democracy into a constitutional dictatorship,” said Jaitley in a Facebook post, the first part of the three-part series titled 'The Emergency revisited'. The second part of the series will come tomorrow.
Asked if the BJP has an advantage having a PM face in Narendra Modi, Yadav claimed that there is a rift among NDA members and there is no surety about whether the alliance will stay or break up.
He also highlighted the progress made by the country in the four years his government has been in power.
An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe's president was addressing a campaign rally today, state media reported, calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram rejected the BJP's charge that 'jehadis' and Maoists have earned party president Rahul Gandhi's sympathy.
Opposition party Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) lashed out at the Congress government for its alleged failure to end the menace of illegal mining in Punjab.
The Congress hit out at the government over the UN report on alleged human rights violation in Kashmir, saying how did it allow the world body to come out with such a report.
Addressing the country minutes after he was rushed to safety, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called the blast a "well-orchestrated attack" but one that failed.
Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and the BJP will never allow it to be disintegrated from the country, party president Amit Shah said.
A day after resigning as the chairman of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Pakistan's former military ruler and dictator Pervez Musharraf today said he has not quit politics.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje was conferred the 'Chief Minister of the Year' award for her remarkable work in e-governance. The award was given at the 52nd Skoch Summit held in New Delhi.
In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami said the Hosur airport should be made operational immediately.
"The Supreme Court of India is considering this issue and I know a hearing is coming up in July. I am very proud that the Loomba Foundation is being represented as intervener in the proceedings,"said Cherie Blair.
The Delhi Minorities Commission(DMC) has written a letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, reminding him about a yet to be paid compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the family of an honour killing victim.
Reacting to the remarks of the BJP leader, the National Conference termed it as “outrageous” and said it merited immediate cognisance by the state police.
Rajesh Hivase, bank manager with the Central Bank of India in Buldhana, was booked on Thursday after a woman, who had applied for a crop loan with the bank at Datala village in Malakapur tehsil, filed a complaint.
The party is going to organise its first state meeting of leaders and workers in Jaipur on July 3.
The prime minister paid tributes to Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee and said it was his vision to strengthen education, health, finance, and security.
"We need a satisfied state and a strong Centre in the federal system," Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said, adding that the response of the previous governments to the state's demands was not as bad as it was now.
Amit Shah's public address will be significant as he is expected to touch on evolving political situation in the state following the party's withdrawal of support from the Mehbooba Mufti government on Tuesday.
"The NDA government is putting several blockades by slashing the grants and also by keeping Puducherry out of the purview of the Fifteenth Central Finance Commission," : V Narayanasamy
The former J&K chief minister was reacting to Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's tweet and statement that more militants were killed under the NDA government than in the UPA rule.
According to a special presidential decree, during the World Cup, all large gatherings unrelated to soccer are forbidden unless given explicit authorisation by local authorities.