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Hectic parleys on to form govt in Maharashtra

Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting with the party’s newly elected legislators in Mumbai on Friday. The BJP is maintaining that the coalition govt will be sworn in soon. The Shivsena fought the Assembly elections in Maharashtra in alliance with the BJP. Meanwhile, NCP Chief Sharad Pawar has ... Read More »

J&K, Ladakh UTs get new Lieutenant Governors

Expenditure Secretary Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed the new Lt Governor of Jammu-Kashmir while former defence secretary Radha Krishna Mathur has been appointed as Lt Governor of Ladakh. Murmu is a 1985-batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre. Mathur, a 1977-batch officer of Tripura cadre, has served as the defence ... Read More »

Vice President addresses 18th summit of NAM in Baku

In his address, Vice president said that NAM has played an important role in promoting global peace & security & in voicing the hopes and aspirations of nearly two-thirds of humanity. Vice president called upon the NAM partners to join hands to fight terrorism as it continues to expand its ... Read More »

J&K includes PoK and Gilgit Baltistan: Army Chief

Therefore PoK and Gilgit Baltistan become an occupied territory – a territory which has been illegally occupied by our western neighbour. He was speaking at the Field Marshal KM Cariappa Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. The Army Chief also pointed out that attempts are being made to disrupt normalcy which ... Read More »

Festivities of Diwali across the nation; Dhanteras being celebrated

The festival of Dhanteras is celebrated two days before Deepawali. People conduct Dhanvantri Puja on the occasion of Dhanteras. According to the Hindu mythology, ‘Dhanvantari’ who is worshipped on this day is considered as the God of Ayurveda, who imparted the wisdom of Ayurveda for the betterment of mankind. People ... Read More »

Red alert in parts of Maharashtra due to Cyclone Kyarr

Cyclone ‘Kyarr is very likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm during next 12 hours and into an extremely severe cyclonic storm during subsequent 36 hours. The cyclonic circulation over Interior Odisha and neighbourhood upto 2.1 km above mean sea level persists. According to the weather department, light ... Read More »

‘Choti Diwali’ being celebrated today

It is believed that on this day, asura or demon Narakasura was killed by Krishna, Lord Vishnu’s avatar. A huge Diwali rush was seen in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. The markets are decked up with candles, lights, earthen lamps and other decorative items. Friends and families get together, ... Read More »

Parleys on to form Government in Haryana, Maharashtra

Hectic parleys are on by Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress and Jannayak Janata Party to form a government in the state, after the results threw up a rather unclear picture.  Incumbent Chief Minister Manohar Lal is holding discussions with the BJP’s working President JP Nadda at later’s residence in New Delhi. ... Read More »

BDC Polls: PM Modi congratulates Winners

In Jammu & Kashmir, peaceful elections were held for Block Development Councils on Thursday. A total of 217 independent and 81 BJP Candidates were declared winners after the counting of votes last evening. Over 98 per cent voting was recorded for the elections, without any untoward incident in the state.  ... Read More »

Home Minister inaugurates various development projects in Gandhinagar

During his four-day visit, he will distribute financial assistance to the beneficiaries of various government schemes at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.  Home Minister will allot houses built by the Gandhinagar Urban Development Authority to the beneficiaries at the same venue and will lay the foundation stone of APMC at Kalol ... Read More »

Vice President represents India at NAM Summit

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is representing India at two-day 18th Non-Aligned Summit in Baku, Azerbaijan today. Vice President was warmly welcomed by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, ahead of the NAM summit, 2019. Around two dozen heads of state and governments are in Baku to attend the summit. The ... Read More »

Parleys on to form Govt. in Haryana

After holding a meeting with his party’s newly elected MLAs, Chautala addressed the media in New Delhi. He said his party will support the party which agrees on teir Common Minimum Programme. Meanwhile, B.S Hooda told media that Congress’ manifesto is similar to that of Jannayak Janata Party’s common minimum ... Read More »