Andhra Pradesh govt to enact law on education medium
The state government has decided to make English the medium of instruction for classes 1 to 6 in all schools, replacing the native language Telugu, beginning from 2020-21 academic year, with Telugu or Urdu being a compulsory subject.
Rahul Gandhi's Savarkar barb draws ire from friends, foes
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's controversial remarks on Vinayak Damodar alias Veer Savarkar escalated into a big controversy, earning the ir...
Govt examining foreign fund flows in infra at strategic locations
A comprehensive review has been undertaken to assess the control over various infrastructures at strategic locations and border areas of the country, according to sources. Many departments and agencies, including the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), have been involved in the exercise.
Govt plans tele-law facility across all CSCs in next fiscal: CSC e-Governance Services CEO
The government is planning to roll out the tele-law facility across all common service centres, covering more than half of rural India, in the next financial year, according to top official of CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd.
Congress to hold 'Bharat Bachao' rally in Delhi to highlight Modi govt failures
Congress leaders led by party chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh will participate in the 'Bharat Bach...
Govt to reject JSPL’s winning bid for coal block in Chhattisgarh
All other blocks will be awarded to the successful bidders in the auctions.
Six coal mines under allotment process: Govt
In the allotment process, applications were received in the case of six out of 15 coal mines, the coal ministry said in a release. On the basis of evaluation of applications received in the allotment process, six mines namely Durgapur II Taraimar/Durgapur II Sariya, Mandakini, Utkal C, Sugia Closed Mine and Tokisud North are under consideration for the allotment, the coal ministry said.
Delhi Govt includes 30 more services at your doorstep: CM Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on December 13 held a Cabinet Meeting in the national capital. After the meeting, CM Kejriwal informed ...
Govt relaxes FASTag rollout mandate, at least 75% toll lanes must collect fee electronically from December 15
Govt has temporarily relaxed an earlier mandate for 100% electronic toll collection on National highways.
Govt invites applications for appointment of CIC, 4 Information Commissioners
It is proposed to appoint the CIC in to succeed the incumbent on completion of the tenure likely on January 11, 2020, it said. Sudhir Bhargava is the Chief Information Commissioner. Besides the top post in the CIC, the government has also decided to fill the four vacant posts of Information Commissioners.
From 'Make in India' to 'Rape in India': Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi govt over crimes against women
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack on Narendra Modi over crimes against women and said that the Prime Minister had laun...
Buzz of GST rate hike everywhere except my office: Nirmala Sitharaman
"Buzz is everywhere other than my office," Nirmala Sitharaman said. She was responding to a question on whether the GST Council, which will meet on December 18, take up the matter of hike in rates as the shortfall has hit revenue target of the government. States have complained of delay in GST compensation owing to the shortfall in GST kitty.
Govt focusing on increasing consumption to boost economic growth: CEA
Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Friday said the government is focusing on increasing consumption to boost economic growt...
200 recommendations of Swaminathan report accepted by govt: Agri minister
One of the recommendations of commission was that MSP should be at least 50 per cent more than the weighted average cost of production. This recommendation was not incorporated in the National Policy for Farmers, 2007. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said MSP has been increased for 22 crops.
Rahul Gandhi refuses to apologise on 'rape' remark, says govt diverting attention from North-East
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday refused to apologise over his "rape in India" remark during an election rally in Jharkhand ...
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