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  • BSP chief Mayawati not to contest Lok Sabha polls

    Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced that she will not contest 2019 Lok Sabha election. Ms. Mayawati announced her decision in an impromptu press conference in Lucknow. She said She had decided not to contest keeping in mind the current political situation. She said her party is in a strong alliance with Samajwadi […]

    Mumbai social worker Gauri Sawant becomes first transgender election ambassador

    The Election Commission of India has appointed transgender social activist Gauri Sawant, as one of the 12 election ambassadors from Maharashtra. During 2004 and 2009 Lok Sabha elections there was no record of transgender voters. Following the Supreme Court order, transgenders got the right to vote for the first time in 2014. In 2014, 918 […]

    55 companies of central paramilitary forces deployed in Bihar

    Fifty-five companies of central paramilitary forces have been deployed in different parts of Bihar to ensure free and fair polls. Strict vigil is being maintained in Naxal-affected districts of Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada and Jamui where the first phase of elections will be held on the 11th of next month. Combing operation has already been launched […]

    Goa CM Pramod Sawant to face floor test

    Newly-appointed Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will face a floor test in the Assembly on Wednesday. Governor Mridula Sinha has convened a special session of the Assembly at 11:30 am for the government to prove its strength. Mr Sawant was sworn-in as Goa Chief Minister late Monday night along with 11 cabinet ministers. He succeeded […]

    PM to address 25 lakh Chowkidars today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address over 25 lakh Chowkidars through audio bridge medium on Wednesday and share the colours of Holi with them. Party’s media head and Rajya Sabha MP Anil Baluni said, this is a part of a series of initiatives under the ‘Main Bhi Chowkidaar’ outreach programme. The Prime Minister is also […]

    Former Supreme Court judge PC Ghose appointed India’s first Lokpal

    Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose has been appointed as the country’s first Lokpal. According to a communique issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan, President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed the Chairman of the Lokpal along with other members of the anti-corruption watchdog. The Lokpal will have four judicial and four non-judicial members. Former Chief […]

    Jet Airways crisis: Prabhu asks aviation secy to hold emergency meeting

    Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday asked his Ministry Secretary to hold an emergency meeting on the grounding of flights by Jet Airways, and advance bookings, cancellation, refunds and safety issues. In a tweet, Mr Prabhu said he asked the Secretary to get a report on Jet compliance issues immediately from Directorate General of Civil […]

    34th GST Council meet underway

    The meeting of the Goods and Services Tax, GST Council is currently underway in New Delhi. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is chairing the 34th meeting of the Council through Video Conferencing. The council is expected to take up various issues including the implementation of lower GST rates for the real estate sector. The meeting is […]

    India will continue to act against terrorism, says NSA Doval

    National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval has said that India will continue to act against terrorism and those who support and harbour terrorists. He was addressing the 80th Central Reserve Police Force, CRPF anniversary parade in Gurugram today. Mr Doval said, the country has not forgotten the Pulwama terror attack and will never forget it. He […]

    President Kovind presents Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday presented Gallantry Awards and Distinguished Service Decorations at the Defence Investiture Ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Kirti Chakras were conferred on Sepoy Vijay Kumar of Indian Army and Constable Pradip Kumar Panda of CRPF posthumously. Displaying exceptional bravery and commitment to duty during counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir, […]