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  • Notification for 2nd phase of LS polls to be issued today

    Notification for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections will be issued on Tuesday. 97 constituencies spread over 13 States and Union Territories will go to polls in this phase on the 18th of April. The last date for filing of nominations for this phase is 26th of March. The scrutiny will take place the […]

    Congress releases 5th list of candidates for LS polls

    The Congress has released its 5th list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. The list has names of 56 candidates. The Congress Election Committee finalised the names of the candidates in New Delhi on Monday. The party has fielded Abhijit Mukherjee from Jangipur seat, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from Bahrampur and Deepa Dasmunshi from Raiganj […]

    BJP’s Pramod Sawant sworn-in as new Goa CM

    BJP MLA Pramod Sawant was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Goa late last night. He succeeds Manohar Parrikar, who passed away on Sunday following a prolonged illness. Goa Governor Mridula Sinha administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 46-year-old Sawant. He represents Sankhalim constituency in Goa Assembly. The Governor also administered […]

    IAAS officers play critical role in ensuring accountability of executive to legislature : President

    President Ram Nath Kovind has said Indian Audit and Accounts Service, IAAS officers play a critical role in ensuring the accountability of the executive to the legislature. Mr Kovind said, reports of the CAG, submitted to the legislature, play a pivotal part in enforcing this accountability. Mr Kovind was addressing the officer trainees of IAAS […]

    London court issues arrest warrant against Nirav Modi

    London court has issued an arrest warrant against fugitive jeweller designer Nirav Modi. He is the main accused in the PNB scam case. The warrant is in response to an ED request for his extradition in a money laundering case. According to officials, the investigative agency has been informed about the issuance of the warrant […]

    Goa CM Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours

    The mortal remains of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s were consigned to flames at Miramar near Panaji this evening. The former Defence Minister was accorded a state funeral with full military honours. Several dignitaries, including BJP president Amit Shah were present. Manohar Parrikar, who was 63, breathed his last yesterday at his residence near Panaji after […]

    India, Maldives sign three agreements

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih today before concluding her two-day visit to Male. She also held a meeting with the country’s home minister and leader of Adaalath party Sheikh Imran Abdulla. Mrs Swaraj met her Maldivian counterpart Abdullah Shahid and had a joint ministerial meeting yesterday. A joint […]

    Hectic parleys on to decide Goa CM’s face

    Hectic parleys are on among BJP leaders to elect the new Chief Minister of Goa following the demise of Manohar Parrikar. Union minister Nitin Gadkari held talks with party leaders and alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP). The coalition government includes the BJP with 12 MLAs, the Goa Forward Party-3, the MGP-3 and 3 Independents. […]

    VP Naidu urges UN to evolve common strategy to combat terrorism

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has urged the United Nations to develop a common strategy to combat terrorism and speedily conclude the deliberations of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism. Mr Naidu said, the horrific shooting of worshippers in New Zealand once again highlighted the need for all countries to come together to eliminate the […]

    Notification for 1st phase of LS polls today

    The process of filing nominations for the first phase of Parliamentary elections will begin on Monday with the issuance of notification. The last date for filing candidature is the 25th of this month. Scrutiny will take place the next day, while 28th is the last date for withdrawal of nominations. Polling will be held on […]