Congress President Rahul Gandhi had earlier announced that the party would start the process of writing off farmer loans within 10 days of government formation in the state.
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With 2018 coming to a glorious end, Google India has released an insight into the interests of people. Take a look at top 10 search trends in India.
Data revealed by Twitter shows that four lakh tweets were posted on the counting day alone.
There were 251 journalists jailed for doing their jobs as of December 1, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in an annual study.
Once a part of Andhra Pradesh, the demand to create a separate state of Telangana began in 1969
He added that under the government's "Treat All Policy", Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) was being made available immediately to HIV patients.
"Former President George H W Bush was passionate about strong relations between India and USA. His presence will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace," PM Modi said.
MoS Health Anupriya Patel said the HIV/AIDS programme had focused on more than one million people from high-risk groups and kept the infection in control through comprehensive and intense targeted interventions services.
The Kartarpur Corridor, which will facilitate the visa-free travel of Indian Sikh pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, is expected to be completed within six months.
Congress leader and AICC's Chhattisgarh in-charge P L Punia told reporters that suspicious activities were being reported in the Dhamtari Assembly seat in the state.
Telangana, India's youngest state, is going to polls for the first time on December 7 and results will be announced on December 11
The BJP is eyeing a fourth straight term in office, while the Congress is hoping for a comeback in the state which was once its stronghold.
The defeat in Telangana region in 2014 was a big setback for Congress, which played a prominent role in carving it out as a separate state, as the voters preferred the regional party TRS
This is the fourth IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh in the last 15 days
The gazette notification for the polls would be issued on November 12 and the last date for filing of nominations is November 19, according to the schedule released by the Election Commission
Internet connectivity and data cost are no longer issues, trust in electronic systems and lack of accountability in digital systems is often cited as a hindrance to mass use.
As the state is ready to elect a new government, take a look at an analysis on sitting MLAs based on their financial assets, criminal cases, educational qualifications and gender representation, published by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
India's first engineless rail, Train 18, manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) was rolled out on October 29 in Chennai.
Thousands of students in the government-organised rally in the capital Tehran, broadcast live by state television, burned the Stars and Stripes, an effigy of Uncle Sam and pictures of President Donald Trump outside the leafy downtown compound that once housed the US mission.
As the election season has taken momentum, take a look at major poll issues raised by political parties to win the power in the youngest state of India
Here's a look at the 10-biggest investments in Subramanian P's portfolio spanning over 83 companies.
The Statue of Unity, built as a tribute to India’s first Deputy PM Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, will be inaugurated on October 31. Take a look at the tallest statues across the globe.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the Statue of Unity, a monument constructed to pay homage to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31. Here are some pictures of the world's tallest statue
The 182-metre tall statue surpasses the 153-metre Spring Temple Buddha in China and is almost twice as tall as the 93-metre Statue of Liberty in US