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Modi greets people on Bihar Day

New Delhi, March 22  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday extended his greeting to people on the occasion of Bihar Day.“On the occasion of Bihar day, I offer my heartiest greetings to the people of Bihar,” the Prime Minister said in...
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Fresh snow in Gulmarg, weather to remain inclement in J&K

Srinagar, March 22  The ski resort of Gulmarg received fresh snowfall on Wednesday as the weather office forecast light to moderate rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours.“Fresh two inch deep snow has been recorded on ground...
Adityanath meets Modi, discusses UP

Adityanath meets Modi, discusses UP

New Delhi, March 21  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday and discussed several issues related to the state.The hour-long meeting between the two leaders was held at Parliament House.Precise details...
Uttar Pradesh government 2017: Full list of ministers in Yogi Adityanath Cabinet

Uttar Pradesh government 2017: Full list of ministers in Yogi Adityanath Cabinet

A total of 22 cabinet ministers, nine ministers (independent charge) and 13 ministers of state were also sworn in. Controversial hardline Hindutva advocate Yogi Adityanath took oath as the 21st Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, March 19. Keshav...
Trivendra Rawat to take oath as Uttarakhand CM

Trivendra Rawat to take oath as Uttarakhand CM

Dehradun, March 18  Long-time Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Trivendra Singh Rawat will take oath as the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday afternoon.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit...
Two low-intensity blasts in Agra

Two low-intensity blasts in Agra

Lucknow, March 18  Two low-intensity blasts were felt in Taj city Agra on Saturday. The area has been cordoned off and senior officers have rushed to the site, police said.No one has been injured in the blasts.Forensic teams and dog squads have also...
Swearing-in of new Uttarakhand CM on Saturday

Swearing-in of new Uttarakhand CM on Saturday

Dehradun, March 17  Hectic preparations are underway here for the swearing-in of the new government on Saturday, officials said.While the name of the new Chief Minister and ministers is yet to be declared, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Ajay...
Mizoram government presents Rs 8,803-cr surplus, tax-free budget

Mizoram government presents Rs 8,803-cr surplus, tax-free budget

Aizawl, March 17  Mizoram Finance Minister Lalsawta on Thursday presented a Rs 8,803.10-crore tax-free surplus budget for the financial year 2017-18.The minister tabling the budget said that the surplus of Rs 331.07 crore was possible with the revenue...
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Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa 22-16

Panaji, March 16  Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday won the trust vote in the Goa assembly, with 22 MLAs supporting his government. The Congress got the support of 16 legislators.Parrikar, whose BJP heads a coalition government with a slim...
Amarinder sworn-in as Punjab CM, 9 ministers inducted

Amarinder sworn-in as Punjab CM, 9 ministers inducted

Chandigarh, March 16  Amarinder Singh was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Punjab on Thursday. He was administered oath of office and secrecy by Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore at an impressive ceremony at the Punjab Raj Bhawan here. Amarinder,...
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UP Board exams begin

Lucknow, March 16  The exams for classes 10th and 12th for the Uttar Pradesh Board began on Thursday, education officials said.The exams were deferred due to the state assembly elections, an official told IANS while informing that at 7.30 a.m., the class...
Bihar plans to Adhaar-link entire adult population

Bihar plans to Adhaar-link entire adult population

Patna, March 16  Bihar plans to link with Adhaar its entire adult population by March 31 to launch online payment to beneficiary of different schemes, official said on Wednesday.“Till date, eight crore of the 10.5 crore Bihar residents have been...
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Delhi Airport declared ‘Best Airport in India and Central Asia’

New Delhi, March 16  GMR Group-led consortium Delhi International Airport (DIAL) on Wednesday said Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been declared as the “Best Airport in India and Central Asia” by Skytrax.The announcement...
Cabinet approves six-laning of Handia-Varanasi section of national highway

Cabinet approves six-laning of Handia-Varanasi section of national highway

New Delhi, March 16  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the six-laning of approximately 73-km Handia-Varanasi section of National Highway-2 in Uttar Pradesh.The work will be carried out under the National Highways Development...
Manipur gets BJP government, Biren Singh is CM

Manipur gets BJP government, Biren Singh is CM

Imphal, March 15  Manipur on Wednesday got its first BJP ministry, with BSF soldier-turned-journalist-turned-politician N. Biren Singh taking oath as the Chief Minister.Goveror Najma Heptullah administered the oath of office and secrecy to Biren Singh...
BSP names Lalji Verma as legislature party leader

BSP names Lalji Verma as legislature party leader

Lucknow, March 15  Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has named Lalji Verma as leader of legislature party, a statement said on Wednesday.Uma Shankar Singh has been appointed as the deputy leader in the Vidhan Sabha while old loyalist Ramveer Upadhyaya...
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SC directs floor test in Goa assembly on Thursday

New Delhi, March 14  The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed a floor test in the Goa Assembly on Thursday as it refused to interfere with the Goa Governor’s decision to appoint Manohar Parrikar as Chief Minister.Directing the floor-test to determine...
BJP set to form its first government in Manipur

BJP set to form its first government in Manipur

Imphal, March 14  The BJP on Monday deftly outmanoeuvred the Congress to clinch power in Manipur and was set to form its first government in the northeastern state, headed by Nongthombam Biren, a former minister who quit the Congress last year.Biren...
Telangana presents Rs 1.50 lakh-crore budget

Telangana presents Rs 1.50 lakh-crore budget

Hyderabad, March 14  The Telangana government on Monday presented a tax-free, revenue-surplus budget for 2017-18, proposing an expenditure of Rs 1,49,646 crore — an increase of 14.75 per cent over the previous year. The budget estimates for 2017-18...
Parrikar to be Goa CM on Tuesday, Jaitley gets additional charge of defence

Parrikar to be Goa CM on Tuesday, Jaitley gets additional charge of defence

New Delhi, March 14  Over two years after he quit as Chief Minister of Goa to become the nation’s Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar is set to take over the coastal state’s mantle again on Tuesday at the head of a BJP-led government. The...
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