India sent a 228-member strong contingent to participate in 18 sporting events in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have seen repeated disruptions and have failed to transact any business after opposition uproar in favour of their demand for a discussion on issues like Pegasus snooping controversy, farm laws, and price rise ever since the Monsoon Session began on July 19.
Opposition MPs created uproar in the Lok Sabha as they raised the 'Khela Hobe' slogan and demanded a discussion on the 'Pegasus Project' report.
Opposition MPs, especially from the Congress and Trinamool Congress, may face action for indulging in objectionable acts on the floor of the Lok Sabha.
Soon after taking charge of the Health Ministry, Mansukh Mandaviya categorically asked officers to bring about a the change in the work culture.
The Monsoon Session of Parliament commenced on July 19. However, the Parliament has failed to transact any business due to continuous uproar by the opposition parties.
The government is likely to seek action against TMC MP Shantanu Sen, who tried to "assault" Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and Ashwini Vaishnaw in Parliament on Wednesday.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has acted tough against people found associated in anti-national and terror activities and have sacked at least 11 government employees including two sons of terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen's chief Sayed Salahuddin.
Earlier on Thursday, PM Modi had expressed his concern over people flouting the Covid protocols. The Prime Minister instructed his ministers to actively participate in Covid management.
The prime minister also advised ministers replacing RS Prasad, Prakash Javadekar and others to learn from their experiences to run their ministries effectively, sources said.
This will be the first reshuffle of the Council of Ministers by PM Narendra Modi since he assumed charge for a second term in May 2019. The Union Cabinet can have 81 ministers.
Union Minister Debasree Chaudhuri has been relieved just ahead of the Cabinet expansion today evening. She held the MoS for Women and Child Development.
Modi Cabinet Expansion: The Union Cabinet can have 81 members. At present, there are 53 ministers. There is a scope for adding 28 new faces.
Since 2014, as many as eight women governors and Lieutenant Governors have been appointed by the Modi government.
Union Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot was on Tuesday appointed as Karnataka Governor amid talks of Cabinet reshuffle.
Modi govt expansion, Union Cabinet expansion: As many as 20 new ministers could take oath when Prime Minister Narendra Modi expands the Council of Ministers. According to sources, the exercise could take place on July 7.
According to sources, the Modi Cabinet may get 19-20 new faces, including Manoj Tiwari, Narayan Rane, RCP Singh, Santosh Kushwaha, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Locket Chatterjee, Zafar Islam and others.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held 'secret' meetings with senior BJP leaders Amit Shah and BL Santosh on Saturday and Sunday amid talks of Union Cabinet expansion.
Pushkar Singh Dhami will be the new Uttarakhand Chief Minister after ex-CM Tirath Singh Rawat resigned from the post on Friday night on the grounds of facing a constitutional crisis.
A committee constituted by the NHRC had on Wednesday submitted a report before the High Court on cases of alleged human rights violations in post-poll violence in West Bengal.