Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa offers prayers at Tirupati temple

New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here. Yediyurappa, who took over the reigns of Karnataka on July 26, flew in here on his maiden visit to the ancient hill temple last evening, a temple official said. After an […]

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Goa Government certifies 17 startups under state policy

New Delhi: The Goa government has certified 17 startups under its policy and approved “incentive disbursement” worth Rs 82 lakh for 13 certified companies. This announcement was made by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant while chairing a meeting of the high-powered committee, formed under Goa Startup Policy 2017, at Secretariat here on Friday. State Information Technology […]

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All steps taken to thwart terror plans, says Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

New Delhi: While intelligence agencies have sounded an alert about the possibility of Pakistan-trained terrorists entering Gujarat through the sea route, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday said all steps have been taken to thwart any terror attempt in the state. He was speaking to reporters after visiting Kutch district, which shares a border with […]

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur says no plans to regularise outsource employees

New Delhi: The Himachal Pradesh government has no plans to regularise any outsource employees, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur informed the assembly on Friday. Thakur made the remarks in response to questions by Congress MLAs Mohan Lal Brakta,Mukesh Agnihotri and Vikramaditya Singh. A total of 12,165 outsource employees are working in the state, he said, […]

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Centre has intimidated country through Enforcement Directorate,Central Bureau of Investigation: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

New Delhi: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday said there is an undeclared emergency in the country and the Centre has intimidated the entire nation through ED, CBI and Income Tax Department. His comments came shortly after senior Congress leader D Shivakumar said the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to him. The […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami launches first electric bus in Chennai for public

New Delhi: As part of measures to check air pollution, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday unveiled a battery-powered electric air conditioned bus that would be operated on specific routes by the Metropolitan Transport Corporation. Built by Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland, the roll out of the bus comes against the backdrop of the […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami to undertake 2-week long foreign tour

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will embark on an official foreign tour starting August 28, in a bid to attract investments and new technologies in various fields, including health. He will visit the UK, US and Dubai to meet various personalities including investors, an official release here said on Monday. During his […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami launches exclusive education TV channel

New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday launched it’s exclusive education TV channel, aimed at benefiting students of classes I to XII. An initiative of the School Education Department, “Kalvi Tholaikkatchi” (Education TV) was launched by Chief Minister K Palaniswami here. The content will include shows aimed at school children, besides those on jobs […]

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P Chidambaram’s arrest depressing:West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the arrest of P Chidambaram was “depressing” and alleged that the judiciary was not coming to the help of a “crying” democratic system. In her first reaction after Chidambaram’s arrest on Wednesday evening, Banerjee quoted Rabindranath Tagore and said the “message of justice is […]

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Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur no more

New Delhi: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur passed away on Wednesday morning at a private hospital here after prolonged illness. Gaur (89) passed away due to caridiac arrest, Narmada Hospital Director, Dr Rajesh Sharma, told PTI. He was suffering from various old-age related ailments and was hospitalised for quite […]

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