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  • 10% reservation for economically weaker sections achieved due to political will of my govt: PM Modi

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that said the Constitutional amendment to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically poor in the general category was achieved due to the political will of his government. Mr Modi said, the economic reservation has been given without impacting the existing social reservations. He said, the […]

    PM Modi to open Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show in Gujarat

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a three-day visit to Gujarat from today. Upon his arrival, Mr Modi will first inaugurate the ‘Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show’ in Gandhinagar. An official release said the event is an integral part of the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit which the Prime Minister will […]

    PM visits Kerala; dedicates Kollam Bypass on NH-66 to the nation

    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi visited Kollam in Kerala today. He dedicated the 13 km, 2-lane Kollam bypass on NH-66 to the nation. The Governor of Kerala Shri Justice P. Sathasivam, CM of Kerala Shri PinarayiVijayan, Union Minister of Tourism Shri K J Alphons along with other dignitaries were present on this occasion. Addressing […]

    10% reservation for economically weak in general category comes into force

    New Delhi :The Act providing 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) among upper caste came into effect from today. The government notified 14th January as the date on which the provisions of Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019 will be effective. President Ram Nath Nath Kovind had […]

    All arrangements in place for Prayagraj Kumbh beginning tomorrow

    The Kumbh Mela will commence from tomorrow with the Shahi Snan of Akharas at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh. All arrangements are in place for the Mela. Tourists have started visiting the holy city. AIR correspondent reports that besides saints and seers, the foreign tourists have also started coming to attend the grand event and are […]

    Supreme Court refuses to intervene in investigation of Koregaon-Bhima case

    The Supreme Court today refused to quash Pune Police’s FIR against civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde for his alleged role in the Elgar Parishad-Koregaon Bhima violence and for his alleged Maoist links. The apex court also refused to interfere with the ongoing investigation in the case. However, a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and […]

    President Kovind gives nod to 10% quota for upper castes

    New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to a bill providing 10 per cent reservation to the economically weaker sections of the upper castes. With the President’s nod, the bill has now become a law that will provide 10 per cent reservation in education and government jobs. The Constitution (124th  Amendment) […]

    BJP only political party which can take India to great heights: PM

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the people should decide whether they want a strong government or a weak one which forms alliance out of desperation. He was addressing the concluding session of the BJP National convention in New Delhi. Mr Modi said opposition parties are forming alliances just to oust BJP […]

    PM Modi to address BJP National Convention in New Delhi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session of the BJP National Convention in New Delhi today. The two-day convention was inaugurated by party President Amit Shah at Ramlila Maidan on Friday. In the Convention a resolution was passed on the welfare of farmers moved by Union Minister and senior party leader Rajnath Singh. […]

    PM Modi accuses Opposition of dividing people for vested interests

    New Delhi :The government wants to ensure that the poor have access to all opportunities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Addressing a rally at Kothi Meena Bazar in Agra, he said the Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the historic 124th Constitution Amendment Bill that provides 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational […]