Category: National News

When they fail to deliver, they divide: Rahul

When they fail to deliver, they divide: Rahul

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi took an apparent dig at the BJP-led NDA government that has completed three years in office and accused it of dividing and distracting people as it failed to deliver. “When they fail to deliver, they […]

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Atal Pension Yojana reaches 53 lakh subscribers

Atal Pension Yojana reaches 53 lakh subscribers

The subscriber base of the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) that aims at old age income security for the working poor from mostly the unorganised sector has reached 53 lakh, the Finance Ministry said. Over 230 banks and the Department of […]

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Mauritius PM arrives on 3-day India visit

Mauritius PM arrives on 3-day India visit

Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth arrived here on a three-day state visit to India. He was received at the airport by Minister of State for Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha. This is Jugnauth’s first visit abroad since he assumed office […]

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Uma Bharti inspects Kolkata ghats

Uma Bharti inspects Kolkata ghats

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti inspected the ghats along the Ganga river here as part of her 15-day trip across five states to assess the execution of the central government’s ‘Namami Gange’ (National Mission for Clean Ganga) programme. According […]

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Odisha seeks Visa on Arrival facility in Bhubaneswar

Odisha seeks Visa on Arrival facility in Bhubaneswar

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requested the union government to provide Visa on Arrival facility and a halt here for Air India’s Colombo-Varanasi flight to increase the tourist footfall in the state. The Chief Minister wrote separate letters to External […]

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Odisha seeks Visa on Arrival facility in Bhubaneswar

Odisha seeks Visa on Arrival facility in Bhubaneswar

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requested the union government to provide Visa on Arrival facility and a halt here for Air India’s Colombo-Varanasi flight to increase the tourist footfall in the state. The Chief Minister wrote separate letters to External […]

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Dhola-Sadiya bridge a brainchild of Congress, says Tarun Gogoi

Dhola-Sadiya bridge a brainchild of Congress, says Tarun Gogoi

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi attacked the BJP-led central government for trying to take credit for the newly constructed longest bridge on Lohit river in Assam, saying that it was the “brainchild” of the Congress. “Today is one of […]

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Top opposition leaders attend Sonia luncheon over presidential candidate

Top opposition leaders attend Sonia luncheon over presidential candidate

Leaders of 17 opposition parties attended a luncheon meet convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi in Parliament House as part of efforts to find a consensus candidate for the presidential election. The lunch was attended by former Prime Minister Manmohan […]

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Muslim scrap dealer was first to rescue Fadnavis from crashed chopper

Muslim scrap dealer was first to rescue Fadnavis from crashed chopper

When a chopper carrying Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others came crashing down here afternoon, the first person to rush to the rescue was small-time scrap dealer Irfan Shaikh, who shouted “Our king (CM) is trapped in the […]

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Modi targets Congress for ‘delay’ in bridge construction, names it after Bhupen Hazarika

Modi targets Congress for ‘delay’ in bridge construction, names it after Bhupen Hazarika

Inaugurating the longest 9.15 km bridge over a river in Assam here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a veiled attack on the previous Congress-led UPA government, accusing it of delaying its construction even as he named the bridge after legendary […]

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