“Women Are Feeling Unsafe Under BJP Government”: Akhilesh Yadav

Women are feeling unsafe under the BJP government, said Akhilesh Yadav. Lucknow: The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has failed to ensure women’s safety and it has no moral right to continue, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav alleged on Monday, citing several cases of crime against women in the state. He also said those who … Read more “Women Are Feeling Unsafe Under BJP Government”: Akhilesh Yadav

“Historic Records”: Aklilesh Yadav’s Jibe At BJP On GDP

The major factor behind the GDP fall was a slump in the manufacturing sector by one per cent. Lucknow: SP president Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday claimed that the BJP government was all set to establish a slew of “historic records” of multi-pronged declines, ranging from the falls in GDP to political morality in the history … Read more “Historic Records”: Aklilesh Yadav’s Jibe At BJP On GDP

“On 9th, Let’s Witness History”: Amit Shah Tweets Kartarpur Corridor Video

Amit Shah said the Kartarpur Corridor will go down the annals of history, thanks to PM Modi. New Delhi:  Three days ahead of the inauguration of the Kartarpur Corridor, Home Minister Amit Shah today tweeted a video highlighting the Narendra Modi government’s “achievement” of establishing the cross-border road link that will provide Sikh pilgrims access … Read more “On 9th, Let’s Witness History”: Amit Shah Tweets Kartarpur Corridor Video

“Won’t Miss The Bus Again, Next Wave Of Reforms Soon”: Nirmala Sitharaman

“We will push forward with those reforms which have missed the bus last time,” Nirmala Sitharaman said Mumbai:  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the government will soon use its strong electoral mandate to usher in the next wave of reforms, and not to miss the bus this time. Nirmala Sitharaman said the government’s … Read more “Won’t Miss The Bus Again, Next Wave Of Reforms Soon”: Nirmala Sitharaman

Will Complete Full Term, Says Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa

BS Yediyurappa was sworn in as chief minister for the fourth time on July 26. Bengaluru:  As the BJP government in Karnataka led by him is all set to complete 100 days in office on November 2, Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday expressed confidence about completing his full term. Rejecting suggestions that the party … Read more Will Complete Full Term, Says Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa

Narendra Modi-led government wants quick disposal of cases; to initiate structural changes

With over 3.30 crore cases piled up in the Indian courts for disposal, the Narendra Modi-led government has finally instructed the Union Ministry of Law and Justice to “find out a way for reducing delays and arrears” in the country’s justice system. The government has also asked the Law Ministry to initiate structural changes in … Read more Narendra Modi-led government wants quick disposal of cases; to initiate structural changes

Reddy group opposes BSY govt proposal to divide Ballari

B S Yediyurappa A proposal by the Karnataka government to divide the iron ore-rich but impoverished Ballari district into two districts has been perceived by the ruling BJP’s once-formidable Reddy brothers’ group of Ballari as a threat to their political fortunes in the region. A member of the group, G Somashekhar Reddy, BJP MLA from … Read more Reddy group opposes BSY govt proposal to divide Ballari

Confidence of investors shaken but Modi govt refuses to acknowledge truth: Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi took an apparent dig at Prime Minister Modi’s upcoming diaspora event in Houston. (File) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday attacked the government over the state of the economy, saying the confidence of investors is “shaken” but the Modi dispensation is refusing to acknowledge the truth. The Congress general secretary also cited … Read more Confidence of investors shaken but Modi govt refuses to acknowledge truth: Priyanka Gandhi

Cigarette Butts Among 12 Plastic Items That Could Be Banned By Centre

The country’s top anti-pollution body is preparing a road map for India to ban plastic (Representational) New Delhi:  The central government, which has waged a war on single-use plastic, is planning to impose an initial ban on 12 items, including small plastic bottles used for beverages, thermocol (polystyrene) used for decoration and cigarette butts. The … Read more Cigarette Butts Among 12 Plastic Items That Could Be Banned By Centre

Mamata Banerjee slams Centre over I-T notices to Durga Puja organisers

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Mamata Banerjee at a meeting of panchayat leaders in Kolkata on Monday. (Express) Stating that religious festivals should be exempted from Income Tax, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the BJP government at the Centre for sending I-T notices to Durga Puja committees in West Bengal. “Festivals are festivals. Many political parties do not … Read more Mamata Banerjee slams Centre over I-T notices to Durga Puja organisers

Sand clusters: Unable to attract bids, Punjab mulls postponing e-auction yet again

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Several local sand mining traders told The Indian Express that they were staying away from mining in Punjab and were looking at other states. Punjab government’s sand clusters do not have many takers even after extending the date of e-auction, with three out of seven clusters not invoking any interest among the bidders, one cluster … Read more Sand clusters: Unable to attract bids, Punjab mulls postponing e-auction yet again

View: It’s time for BJP government to introduce long-standing structural reforms

By Amit Kapoor After the BJP won 282 Lok Sabha seats in 2014 – the first time in three decades that a single party was able to gain an absolute majority – it was popularly believed that the unexpectedly strong performance was a one-off affair. The outgoing government had been ridden with colossal corruption cases, … Read more View: It’s time for BJP government to introduce long-standing structural reforms

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