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Govt announces regulations for drones

The regulations will be effective from 1st of December this year. Addressing the media in New Delhi, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said, the regulations are intended to enable visual line-of-sight daytime-only and a maximum of 400 feet altitude operations.  He said, air space has been partitioned into Red Zone in which flying ... Read More »

PM Modi hails India’s rise under his govt

In his Independence Day address from the ramparts of the Red Fort the prime minister said that India’s stature in the world has risen as it is now viewed with hope and expectation unlike in the past when it was seen with skepticism. Here are 15 key points mentioned in ... Read More »

Govt: Various steps taken to women empowerment

He said that reform process was followed up in govt’s fiscal policies. The fiscal deficit that was 4.4% in 2013-14 has been targeted to be brought down to 3.3% in 2018-19. Inflation rate has been brought down to 3.3% in 2017. PM talked about the legislative actions that the govt ... Read More »

Govt achieves target of 5 cr free LPG connections 

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan handed over papers for an LPG connection under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana which was launched on May 1, 2016 with a target to give 5 crore connections by March 2019  to Takrdiran who is a resident of Sangam Vihar of the national capital. Speaking on ... Read More »

Govt constitutes committee to suggest laws against Mob Lynching

Government is concerned at the incidents of violence by mobs in some parts of the country. Government has already condemned such incidents and made its stand clear in the Parliament that it is committed to upholding the rule of law and adopting effective measures to curb such incidents. As per ... Read More »

Govt selects 734 athletes for Khelo-India scholarships

A total of 734 youngsters were shortlisted for scholarship under the Khelo India Talent Development Scheme. The scheme is a unique programme to nurture sporting talent. Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said transformational changes have been introduced into Indian sports. He pointed out that Catch Them Young is ... Read More »

NDA govt sails through no confidence motion

The No Confidence Motion brought by opposition fell flat on Friday. The motion was defeated by more than 2/3rd margin. The no-confidence motion was introduced by the TDP against the  government demanding Special Status Category to the Andhra Pradesh.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked all the parties that have supported ... Read More »

Govt responds to Rahul Gandhi’s letter on Women’s Reservation Bill

Replying to Rahul Gandhi’s letter to Prime Minister Modi, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has written to Congress President, appreciating his support on the women’s reservation issue, but also asked why the opposition party was adopting a selective attitude rather than a holistic one on women’s issues. The Congress has ... Read More »

Govt lists substantive legislative business for Monsoon session

The monsoon session begins on 18th July and concludes on 10th August. It will have 18 sittings. The issues outlined by the opposition for the session include, reservation in the appointment of teachers to universities, reservation in jobs, farmers issues, price rise, situation in jammu and kashmir, atrocities on Dalits, ... Read More »

PM: Govt working towards doubling farmers income by 2022

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan gathered at what Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as a Kumbh of Farmers in Malout. This was Prime Minister Modi’s first Kisan rally since the recent hike in MSP for Kharif crops. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the Congress party for making ... Read More »

Govt warns WhatsApp over abuse

WhatsApp has also been asked to immediately contain the spread of such messages through application of technology, even as law and order machinery takes steps to apprehend the culprits.Noting that miscreants were repeatedly circulating provocative messages triggering a spate of violence, the government on Tuesday said it has “conveyed in ... Read More »

Govt notifies Electoral Bond Scheme 2018

A person being an individual can buy Electoral Bonds, either singly or jointly with other individuals. Only the Political Parties registered under Section 29A of Representation of People Act, 1951 & which secured not less than 1% of the votes polled in last General Election or the Legislative Assembly of ... Read More »