English National States

PM targets Congress over plight of tribals

Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday targeted the Congress for ignoring the welfare of tribals, adding efforts are underway to ensure development of regions which remained backward during the “previous” regimes. Tribals were not given their dues by the earlier governments and were deprived of basic facilities, Modi said, addressing the Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas […]

English National

PM set to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway tomorrow

Sultanpur(UP): All preparations are in place for the inauguration of the Purvanchal Expressway by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Karwal Kheri in Sultanpur district on Tuesday, an official statement said. After the launch, the Prime Minister will witness an airshow by the Indian Air Force on the 3.2 kilometre airstrip constructed on the expressway in […]

English States

Nitish trashes Kangana’s remark on Independence

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday rubbished actor Kangana Ranaut’s remark about India getting Independence in 2014, saying, one should not even take notice of such things. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of his weekly public interaction programme ‘Janata Ke Darbaar Mein Mukhyamantri’, Kumar said he does not pay attention to people […]

English Politics

BJP’s best yet to come: Nadda

New Delhi: Setting the tone for upcoming assembly elections in five states, BJP president JP Nadda on Sunday set targets to further strengthen the party’s organisation and asserted that its best is yet to come. Addressing the party’s national executive, Nadda also reached out to Sikhs, who are in majority in poll-bound Punjab, by listing […]

English States

AP govt rules out VAT cut on fuels

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday ruled out any reduction in value-added tax on petrol and diesel and blamed the Centre for not adequately compensating the state despite collecting Rs 3.35 lakh crore as Central Excise. As opposition parties mounted pressure on his government demanding a cut in VAT, in line with the Centre’s […]