Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduces his council of ministers to Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday introduced his new Council of Ministers to the Lok Sabha. It is a customary practice for the prime minister to introduce the council of ministers after the new government takes over or if there is a reshuffle or expansion of the union cabinet. The prime minster read out […]

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Congress to skip all-party meeting on simultaneous polls

New Delhi: The Congress will skip the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the ‘one nation, one election’ issue as it is opposed to the idea of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections, sources said on Wednesday. The decision was taken at a meeting of the party’s top leaders in the […]

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Tripura Chief Minister Bipalb Kumar Deb plans to turn Agartala into world class city

New Delhi: Plans are on to elevate the status of Tripura capital to that of a world class city by providing it with modern amenities, Chief Minister Bipalb Kumar Deb has said. The city now has integrated intelligent traffic signal system, wide roads, well maintained parks and better parking services, Deb said. “At present, we […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishes good health, long life to Congress president Rahul on his birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished good health and a long life to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. Modi took to Twitter to convey his wishes to Gandhi, who turned 49 on Wednesday. “Best wishes to Shri Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and […]

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UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Sonia Gandhi takes oath as LS member

New Delhi: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi took oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Gandhi, who retained the Rae Bareli constituency, took her oath in Hindi on the second day of the maiden session of the new Lok Sabha. Her son and Congress President Rahul Gandhi appeared to be capturing the moment on […]

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One nation, one election fancy idea of Bharatiya Janata Party: Communist Party of India. (CPI)

New Delhi: One nation, one election is a “fancy idea” of the BJP and it’s neither possible nor necessary, said the Communist Party of India. CPI’s national general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy asked what would happen if some state governments were to fall during their term for one reason or the other. “What will happen […]

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First session of 17th LS begins, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Members take oath

New Delhi: Leader of the House and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah were among those who took oath as Members of the 17th Lok Sabha that commenced here Monday. As soon as the House met, the Members stood in silence for a few minutes as per the […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, discusses projects

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and discussed State specific projects. Palaniswami also handed over a memorandum on various development projects to the Prime Minister, a State government release said. Later, the Chief Minister visited Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to chair Niti Aayog’s fifth Governing Council meeting Saturday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Saturday chair the fifth meeting of the Niti Aayog’s Governing Council which will focus on issues like the drought situation, farm distress, rain-water harvesting and preparedness for Kharif crops. The five-point agenda for the meeting also includes aspirational districts programme, transforming agriculture and security related issues with special […]

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