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Amit Shah takes charge as Union Home Minister

He is holding his first meeting as we speak. Both Ministers of state, Home secretary as well as other top officials are attending. One of the first challenges before the new Home Minister will be to create an atmosphere conducive for holding assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Symbolically, before ... Read More »

Sonia Gandhi re-elected as Congress Parliamentary Party Chief

The meeting began at the Central Hall of Parliament today to elect a new leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP). All 52 Lok Sabha MPs of the Congress were present at the meeting, besides its members in the Rajya Sabha. Besides electing a new leader, the MPs chalked out the party’s ... Read More »

World Milk Day being observed today

The theme for World Milk Day 2019 is “Drink Milk: Today & Everyday”. The Day provides an opportunity to focus attention on milk and to publicise activities connected with milk and the milk industry. The fact that many countries choose to do this on the same day lends additional importance ... Read More »

Global Day of Parents being observed today

The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 2012 to honour parents throughout the world. The Global Day provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship. Since the 1980s, the ... Read More »

U.S.: 12 killed, 6 wounded in Mass Shooting in Virginia

The shooter who opened fire indiscriminately in a Virginia Beach city building Friday afternoon, killing at least 12 people and sending six others to the hospital, was a disgruntled employee. The shooter died after a gunfight with police. Police said the suspect, a long-term and current employee at Virginia Beach Municipal ... Read More »

Parliament Session to be held from June 17 to July 26

Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the session will continue till 26th of July. The election of the speaker will be held on the 19th of June. President Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint session of Parliament on the 20th of June.  Nirmala ... Read More »

U.S.: 11 killed, 6 wounded in Mass Shooting in Virginia

The shooter who opened fire indiscriminately in a Virginia Beach city building Friday afternoon, killing at least 11 people and sending six others to the hospital, was a disgruntled employee. The shooter died after a gunfight with police. Police said the suspect, a long-term and current employee at Virginia Beach Municipal ... Read More »

Government extends PM-Kisan Samman Yojana to all farmers

Keeping commitments made in BJP’s Sankalp Patra, The government has approved the extension of Prime Minister Kisan Sammaan yojana to all farmers. Briefing reporters after the cabinet meeting in New Delhi, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said, now nearly 14 crores 50 lakh farmers will benefit from the scheme. PM ... Read More »

French Open: Defending champ Simona Halep enters 3rd round

World number one Naomi Osaka survived another early scare to reach the third round . Japan’s Osaka, 21, overcame a poor start to beat two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka 4-6 7-5 6-3. Osaka is chasing her third successive Grand Slam title having won the 2018 US Open and the ... Read More »

PM Modi holds bilaterals with BIMSTEC leaders 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held separate meetings with leaders of BIMSTEC member states on Friday. In bilateral meetings with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, and Bhutan’s Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering. PM Modi discussed ways to strengthen bilateral ties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also ... Read More »

List of portfolios undergoes significant changes in Modi Govt 2.0

The union council of ministers under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gone far beyond reshuffling portfolios..New faces have been given weighty responsibilities..some of the old faces have added workload as well..One look at the Cabinet Committee on Security has two new faces of Home Minister Amit Shah ... Read More »

Key portfolio to new faces, major reassignments 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi allocated the portfolios to his team on Friday. The disbursal of duties clearly focuses on allocating the ministers portfolios which best suits the need of the nation as well as dwells on ensuring maximum output.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also in-charge of: Ministry of Personnel, ... Read More »

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