Budget 2020

Cabinet clears IDBI Bank strategic disinvestment

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave in-principle approval for strategic disinvestment along with transfer of management control in IDBI Bank in line with the Budget announcement earlier this year. The central government and LIC together own more than 94% equity of IDBI Bank. LIC, currently the promoter of IDBI Bank with management control, has a […]

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MP CM slams Hemant Soren for his remarks against Modi

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday condemned his Jharkhand counterpart Hemant Soren‘s recent remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said that he has lowered the dignity of the post he holds through his comments. Soren, in a tweet on Thursday night following a telephonic conversation with Modi over the COVID-19 situation […]

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COVID-19: M K Stalin slams Centre, Tamil Nadu govt; asks PM Modi to declare vaccines free for all

No preventive, precautionary measure to tackle COVID-19 was taken by the Central and Tamil Nadu governments during the gap between the first and second waves of the pandemic, DMK president M K Stalin alleged on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi should announce that COVID-19 vaccines would be provided free of cost to people and implement […]

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Acquire all tankers across country for supply of oxygen to states, Gehlot urges PM Modi

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the phone, urging him to acquire all tankers across the country to supply medical oxygen to the states, official sources said. The way the Centre has acquired the oxygen plants in the country, it should acquire all tankers for the transportation […]

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Ready to help, we need political consensus to fight Covid: Sonia Gandhi

CONGRESS president Sonia Gandhi underlined Monday the need for the political leadership to rise above “our differences” and come together to fight the Covid “calamity” as a nation. In an exclusive interview to The Indian Express, Gandhi said that the Congress was ready to extend all cooperation to the Government even as she said the […]

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West Bengal Assembly Election Updates: 6th phase polling sees 79.08 per cent voter turnout amid stray violence – The Economic Times

West Bengal recorded an approximate voter turnout of 79.08 per cent across 43 constituencies in four districts during the sixth phase of the state assembly polls. There was brisk early polling despite the increasing number of Covid-19 cases. Long queues were seen at many polling booths. Over 1.03 crore voters are set to decide the […]

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PM Modi wishes Rahul Gandhi quick recovery from COVID

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday a speedy recovery from coronavirus. Gandhi tweeted earlier that he had tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms “I pray for the good health and quick recovery of Lok Sabha MP Shri Rahul Gandhi Ji,” Modi tweeted. All West Bengal Tamil Nadu Assam Kerala […]

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PM Modi pays tributes to Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on Tuesday, and said their courage, heroism and sacrifice give strength to every Indian. Hundreds of people were killed by British troops on this day in 1919 as they fired indiscriminately on an unarmed gathering of thousands who had assembled in […]