West Bengal BJP chief said that Mamata's 'Didi Ke Bolo' program is an eyewash. He further added that neither Bengal CM's MLAs nor she is accessible to the public. There is so much corruption. Wherever they go, people hound them, holding them by their collars and asking them to return the ‘cut money’. TMC leaders even took ‘cut money’ for PM Awas Yojana.
In 2014 LS polls, the shocker for the TMC , was that the BJP did not even have a major presence in West Bengal until then, even though its origins have a Bengali connect: Syama Prasad Mookerjee had founded the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the predecessor to the BJP. Now that the state will vote in by-polls to three Assembly seats, TMC has shifted its strategy to reclaim lost ground.
One nation, one ration card: We are creating a central repository of ration cards, says food secretary
Ravi Kant, secretary, food & public distribution said that the purpose of one nation, one ration card scheme is to ensure nationwide portability in distribution of subsidised foodgrain to beneficiaries [under the National Food Security Act] without the need for them to get a new ration card. This will provide benefit to migrant workers, labourers and daily wagers.
The food ministry is moving towards making ration cards portable to help migrant workers.
A genome is a person’s complete set of DNA, including all genes with more than 3 billion DNA base pairs. Genome sequencing will lead to precision medication, instead of clinicians giving drugs based on collective knowledge. Diagnostic companies such as Dr Lal Path-Labs and Lifecell have already partnered with IndiGen, offering genetic testing.
Entrepreneurs featured in this story are from wide-ranging backgrounds and education.
It has been a year since conventional crackers were banned. So to satisfy the demand for crackers, manufacturing licences were given to firework makers to make eco-friendly firecrackers which has limited options and it doesn't seem to be doing well in markets.
Train services to Pakistan were halted in February due to worsening political developments. Freight train services exist with Nepal. With Bhutan, Nepal and Myanmar, at least 15 projects have been going on for about eight years.
CBDT chairman says the centralised process will improve “the quality of assessments”.
Lack of any anti-incumbency is reflective of the way the wind is blowing in the poll-bound state.
PM’s Raksha Bandhan!
All you yogic people out there throwing your weight and hands around, twisting and turning your bodies in all degrees from 1 to 360, just stop dead in your track suits. If you had only...