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  • Fisheries dept has investment budget of Rs 20,050 crore: Giriraj Singh to Rahul Gandhi

    Fisheries dept has investment budget of Rs 20,050 crore: Giriraj Singh to Rahul Gandhi

    Feb 24, 2021, 06:27 PM IST

    Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Rahul Gandhi's claim of 'No fishery ministry in Delhi' said that the former should know that fisheries department has a budget of Rs 20,050 crore.

  • Haqiqat Kya Hai | Centre, states must work together to take country forward: PM Modi

    Haqiqat Kya Hai | Centre, states must work together to take country forward: PM Modi

    Feb 20, 2021, 10:41 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday made a strong case for repealing archaic laws and making it easier to do business in India stating that the centre and states need to work closely to boost economic growth. Addressing the Governing Council meeting of Niti Aayog, the Prime Minister said that the private sector should be given full opportunity to become a part of the government's Aatmanirbhar Bharat programme.

  • Top 9 News | Centre waives import duty, GST worth Rs 6 cr on infant

    Top 9 News | Centre waives import duty, GST worth Rs 6 cr on infant's imported

    Feb 11, 2021, 09:48 AM IST

    Teera Kamat, a five-month-old girl from Mumbai, who is suffering from a rare medical condition, her parents had appealed through social media to waive off 23 per cent import duty and 12 per cent GSTthat addeed Rs 6 cr to the cost of Rs 16 crore treatment.

  • Centre may allow four-day work week but with longer shifts | Listen to what employees have to say

    Centre may allow four-day work week but with longer shifts | Listen to what employees have to say

    Feb 10, 2021, 04:16 PM IST

    The Indian government might soon allow companies to go ahead with a four-day work week. The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment is working on new labour codes which will make way for a three-day weekend, but will keep the working hours at 48 hours a week, which means employees might be subject to long days.

  • Aerobic centres in Rajkot add

    Aerobic centres in Rajkot add 'Garba' in daily exercise

    Feb 10, 2021, 12:34 PM IST

    Several aerobic centres in Rajkot have included 'Garba' in their list of aerobic exercises. "Since Garba is part of the Gujarati culture, we decided to include it in our aerobic class," said a trainer at Bal Bhawan Aerobic Centre, Rajkot.

  • Sex racket busted in Noida after police raid spa centre

    Sex racket busted in Noida after police raid spa centre

    Feb 04, 2021, 09:57 AM IST

    Police busted a sex racket at Wave mall in Noida Sector 18. Customers and spa owner have been booked by the police and the girls have been sent to rehabilitation centre.

  • Centre slams Rihanna backing farmers, Kangana calls her a

    Centre slams Rihanna backing farmers, Kangana calls her a 'fool'

    Feb 03, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

    A day after international pop star Rihanna voiced her support for the ongoing farmers' protest in India, the Government on Wednesday reacted sharply over recent remarks made by a few foreign individuals over the issue.

  • LIC employees in Coimbatore protest Centre

    LIC employees in Coimbatore protest Centre's disinvestment move

    Feb 03, 2021, 11:36 AM IST

    LIC workers in Coimbatore protested against Centre's move of disinvestment in the corporation.

  • Rakesh Tikait warns of pan-country tractor rally if Centre doesn

    Rakesh Tikait warns of pan-country tractor rally if Centre doesn't repeal farm laws till October

    Feb 03, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

    Bhartiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait said that if Centre doesn't revoke the farm laws the farmers will go on a pan-country tractor rally in which 40 lakh tractors will participate.

  • Super 100: Centre should immediately repeal stubbornly, passed farm laws,says Sachin Pilot

    Super 100: Centre should immediately repeal stubbornly, passed farm laws,says Sachin Pilot

    Feb 01, 2021, 07:03 AM IST

    Pilot also demanded a thorough investigation into the violence during the farmers' tractor parade in New Delhi on January 26 to find out the real culprits.

  • 'Will talk to GOI about our issues, not going to vacate Ghazipur Border': Rakesh Tikait

    Jan 29, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

    Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait, on January 29 cleared his view by saying that farmers will not vacate the protesting site (Ghazipur Border). He said, "We will not vacate the spot.

  • No farmer will stage protest if Centre should adopt

    No farmer will stage protest if Centre should adopt 'Chhattisgarh model': CM Baghel

    Jan 29, 2021, 08:23 AM IST

    While addressing a press conference in Raipur, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel spoke on farmers protest. CM Baghel said, "There is conspiracy to end farmer's protest. They (farmers) are being defamed. Their demands are valid. They have been protesting for last 2 months, government can agree to their demands." "Centre should adopt 'Chhattisgarh model', no farmer will stage protest," he added.

  • Amit Shah meets cops injured in farmers

    Amit Shah meets cops injured in farmers' tractor rally clashes on R-Day

    Jan 28, 2021, 06:55 PM IST

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah met the injured police personnel at Sushruta Trauma Centre, Civil Lines in Delhi on January 28.

  • Sharad Pawar appeals farmers to return back, says

    Sharad Pawar appeals farmers to return back, says 'don't give opportunity to Centre to blame'

    Jan 26, 2021, 09:08 PM IST

    Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on January 26 appealed farmers protesting against the three agriculture laws in Delhi, to go back to their respective villages peacefully and should not give any opportunity to the government to blame them.

  • Centre, farmers both responsible for violence during Tractor Rally: Sanjay Raut

    Centre, farmers both responsible for violence during Tractor Rally: Sanjay Raut

    Jan 26, 2021, 09:06 PM IST

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on January 26 reacted on the Tractor Rally by farmers which turned violent in Delhi. He said that farmers and the Centre, both are responsible for the violence in the national capital. Farmers leaders should have stick to their words regarding the peaceful rally, he said. Raut also raised a question that the Centre has all the machinery then how the protest turned violent.

  • Putting Lalu Yadav behind bars political torture by Centre: Tej Pratap

    Putting Lalu Yadav behind bars political torture by Centre: Tej Pratap

    Jan 26, 2021, 01:33 PM IST

    RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav released postcard addressing President Ram Nath Kovind, and sought acquittal of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on January 25.

  • Mamata Banerjee refuses to speak amid chants of

    Mamata Banerjee refuses to speak amid chants of 'Jai Shri Ram' at Centre's Netaji event in Kolkata

    Jan 23, 2021, 07:52 PM IST

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday declined to speak at an event to celebrate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary where "Jai Shri Ram" slogans were raised in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Aaj Ki Baat: Why talks between Centre and farmer leaders finally broke down?

    Aaj Ki Baat: Why talks between Centre and farmer leaders finally broke down?

    Jan 22, 2021, 10:43 PM IST

    The eleventh round of talks between protesting farmer unions and three central ministers in Delhi ended on Friday, once again with no solution on the deadlock. The Centre conveyed it to the farmers that the government has placed its best proposal forward and now the onus lies with them.

  • Protest in Rajnandgaon over resuming of nearby cow dung procurement centre

    Protest in Rajnandgaon over resuming of nearby cow dung procurement centre

    Jan 22, 2021, 04:27 PM IST

    Cow dung vendors staged a protest in Rajnandgaon demanding to resume a nearby cow dung procurement centre. "We can't go far to sell cow dung. We want to sell it to our nearby centre only," says a vendor. According to Rajnandgaon Sub-Divisional Magistrate MK Rawte, "Vendors have been asked to sell the dung at a different centres but they are demanding to sell it at the centres where they were selling previously. The issue is being discussed by the authority." Chhattisgarh govt has started a scheme 'Godhan Nyay Yojana' in June last year in which the government procures cow-dung from dairy vendors and farmers. The rate of purchasing the cow-dung is over Rs 1 per kg. The aim of the scheme is to preserving and improving cow shedding, promoting the production of vermicompost and improving the rural economy.

  • First recreational park comes up in Nagaland

    First recreational park comes up in Nagaland's Dimapur

    Jan 22, 2021, 04:26 PM IST

    Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on January 21 inaugurated the first-ever Public Recreational Centre (PRC) at Green Park, State Horticulture Nursery (SHN) in Dimapur. The park has 3 Gazebos, 2 Pergolas, 2 Outdoor Gyms, 1 cafeteria, and tiled pathways, developed in an expansive 30-acre area, to encourage an active lifestyle. The chief minister added that three more places in Kohima located at Old Zoo Ministers Hill, Nagaland University campus at Meriema, and Fishery complex at Thizama have also been identified for setting up of recreational park for public utility.The park will be open for public from 6 am to 4 pm.

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