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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley rebuts Congress on Rafale deal

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley accused Congress and its leader Rahul Gandhi of carrying out a “false campaign” on the Rafale deal.  He said responsible leaders should keep themselves informed of the basic facts before they enter a public discourse on defence transactions. The Finance Minister clarified that basic aircraft price ... Read More »

Health Minister JP Nadda unveils PM Jan Arogya Yojana logo

Giving power point presentation on ‘Ayushman Bharat, the Health Minister JP Nadda said that work is very much on track to launch the flagship health insurance scheme on Septemeber 25, on the birth anniversary of  Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.  More than 10 crore poor & vulnerable families will get the ... Read More »

Sports Minister meets Indian athletes in Jakarta

During his interaction with players sports mininster said that Indian players have made the country proud through their remarkable performance. Sports minister also praised officials and said that they are doing their best to ensure our athletes are not lacking anything. Read More »

Scott Morrison is new Australian Prime Minister

Morrison, the current treasurer, won an internal ballot 45-40 over former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton. Turnbull did not stand in the leadership contest. He had agreed to hold the ballot after a majority of party MPs signed a letter calling for it to take place. Turnbull had been under ... Read More »

Defence Minister assesses flood situation in Kodagu

Speaking to the press, Defence Minister said that the torrential rains that lashed the district last week has left a huge trail of destruction. More than 5,000 people have been rendered homeless. Restoration of some of the roads, houses, buildings, water & electricity connections in Kodagu is being done by ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley resumes duty as Finance Minister

Jaitley, 65, had stopped attending office at the beginning of April. “The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to Arun Jaitley,” an official notification issued said. Jaitley had undergone a renal transplant ... Read More »

Imran Khan becomes the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

The election for the top post became just a formality after the Pakistan Peoples Party led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari with 54 seats abstained from voting following a rift over Sharif’s candidature. Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), secured 176 votes while his only rival and the ... Read More »

Imran Khan elected as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister

The election for the top post became just a formality after the Pakistan Peoples Party led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari with 54 seats abstained from voting following a rift over Sharif’s candidature. Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), secured 176 votes while his only rival and the ... Read More »

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

President Ram Nath Kovind in Tweeted: Extremely sad to hear of the passing of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, our former Prime Minister and a true Indian statesman. His leadership, foresight, maturity and eloquence put him in a league of his own. Atalji, the Gentle Giant, will be missed by one and ... Read More »

EAM Sushma Swaraj meets Uzbek Prime Minister

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is on her first visit to Uzbekistan called on President of Uzbekistan. Sushma Swaraj called on Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov and held discussion on bilateral relations. MEA spokesperson in a tweet said that Possible outcomes in connection with the visit of President ... Read More »

Defence Minister launches Defence India Startup Challenge

With a vision to build an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in defence sector and make India self reliant for meeting defence requirements, Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman launched defence India start up challenge in Bengaluru. The highlight of the event was launch of 11 challenges by MoD now thrown open ... Read More »

Defence Minister hands over multi-fuel war tank engines to Army

The engines were developed at the Engine Factory Avadi, Chennai, a unit of Ordnance Factory Board under the Department of Defence Production. The engines have been fully indigenised for the first time under the Make-in-India Programme. Speaking on the occasion, the Defence Minister said that the country aims to produce ... Read More »

People getting covered under Prime Minister Social Security schemes

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, aim to provide social security to this uncovered segment of the population. Be it urban areas or rural India, thousands of people and families are now being covered under these schemes. Osmanabad district in Maharashtra generally has a dry ... Read More »

NRC is impartial and no need to panic, assures Home Minister

The home minister’s reaction came after the draft NRC was published on Monday with the names of about 40 lakh residents of the state not being included. “No coercive action will be taken against anyone. Hence, there is no need for anyone to panic,” he told reporters. Even someone whose name ... Read More »

Union HRD Minister releases the AISHE Report 2017-18

The theme of this conference is “Research and innovation in Higher Education.” On the occasion the Minister released the All India Survey of Higher Education Report 2017-18, Higher Educational Profile 2017-18 and Swachh Campus Manual. Addressing the gathering, the minister said the government focus is on improving the quality of ... Read More »