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Congress ‘getting weaker’, G-23 leaders meet in Jammu to ‘strengthen party’

Senior Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and Anand Sharma on Saturday stated that the G-23 or the group of 23 dissenting leaders are seeing the Congress...

New social media rules lack Parliament’s assent, bureaucrats may misuse vast powers: Congress

The Congress Saturday alleged the government has brought “non-statutory” guidelines without Parliament‘s assent to control social media platforms, saying vast powers have been given to...

PM Modi sets target of Rs 2.5 lakh crore from asset monetisation | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the planned privatisation of state-run enterprises will help free up resources for spending on welfare,...

BJP begins canvassing to frame manifesto ahead of Assam assembly elections

GUWAHATI: The BJP is reaching out to people across Assam to elicit their views before framing its manifesto ahead of the upcoming assembly election. The...

Budget 2021: It’s a five-minus-four-year plan

For many entering the debate about the (undue) importance given to the annual Union budget exercise presented by GoI every February 1, one aspect seems...

New farm laws optional, don’t take away any provision: PM | India News

NEW DELHI: PM Modi once again urged agitating farmers to renew talks, saying the government was ready for a clause-by-clause discussion and could make changes...

Modi speech in Lok Sabha: PM Narendra Modi’s address in Lok Sabha | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday replied to the motion of thanks on President Ram Nath Kovind‘s address in Lok Sabha. Here are...

PM, RS bid emotional farewell as Leader of Opposition Azad’s term ends | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned extremely emotional while bidding farewell to Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, saying...

Rakesh Tikait address ‘mahapanchayat’ at Kurukshetra, criticises PM’s remark on protesters | India News

KURUKSHETRA: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s ‘Andolan-jivi’ (professional protestors) remarks and asked if people like great freedom...

PM betrayed farmers by saying nothing about their problems: Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s speech in Parliament was without any substance and he betrayed farmers by saying...

4G mobile internet services being restored in entire Jammu & Kashmir | India News

NEW DELHI: High-speed 4G internet services are being resumed in the whole of Jammu & Kashmir in view of the “improved security situation” in the...

Pharma exports up 12.43% during April-December 2020-21

New Delhi: India’s exports of pharmaceutical products during April-December 2020-21 grew by 12.43 per cent to USD 17.57 billion, Parliament was informed on Friday. India’s...

UK Parliament to consider debate on farmers issue as e-petition attracts thousands of signatures

London: The UK Parliament‘s Petitions Committee will consider a Westminster Hall debate in the House of Commons complex on the issue of farmers protests and...

Derek O’Brien presses government to repeal three farm laws, offers draft bill to do so

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Thursday pressed the government to repeal the three controversial farm laws and offered a ”Repealing Bill 2021′...

Monsoon Session: Opposition demands rollback of farm laws during President’s address debate in RS

Most political parties on Wednesday demanded that Parliament look afresh at the three controversial farm laws, criticising the manner in which they were passed in...

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi charged, can be held until February 15

YANGON (MYANMAR): Police in Myanmar have charged deposed national leader Aung San Suu Kyi with having several illegally imported walkie-talkies in her home, legally allowing...

With fiscal support, growth will be 6.5-7.5% by FY23: CEA

NEW DELHI: A day ahead of the presentation of the Union budget, Chief Economic Advisor KV Subramanian on Saturday said the idea of a bad...

Farmer agitations cause Rs 600 crore loss on toll collections; Rs 9,300 crore debt at risk: Report

Mumbai: The ongoing agitations by farmers in the national capital region (NCR), Haryana and Punjab will cause a Rs 600-crore loss to toll collections, a...

union budget: Economic Survey calls for simplification of regulations

New Delhi: The Economic Survey on Friday called for simplification of regulatory processes in the light of uncertainties in the real world scenarios. The Survey...

FM will present dressed-up revised estimates for 2020-21 in budget: Congress

Alleging that seven years of the Narendra Modi government have “wrecked” the economy and high growth prospects, the Congress on Thursday said it is afraid...

Violence aftermath: Prominent farmer leaders ‘named’ in FIR; Two unions withdraw from stir; Security beefed up in Delhi

New Delhi: As many as 37 farmer leaders, including Rakesh Tikait, Yogendra Yadav, Darshan Pal and Gurnam Singh Chaduni, have been named in an FIR...

Pawar, opposition netas condemn violence but blame Centre for farm impasse | India News

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he would appeal to the agitating farmers to go back to their respective villages peacefully so...

View: How the tyranny of distance amplifies some protests, ignores others

Nine years ago, vicious sectarian riots broke out between Bodos and Muslims in the Kokrajhar district of Assam. The disturbances left nearly 80 people dead...

Punjab government to give job to kin of farmers who died during stir against farm laws

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced job for a member of the family of each farmer from the state who died during...

Central trade unions want ministry to put on hold four labour codes & re-start discussions

The joint platform of 10 central trade unions have asked the labour ministry to put on hold the four labour codes and instead re-start discussions...