Panaji: The Goa government today said that all possible options were being considered for the resumption of mining industry in the state. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar chaired a meeting of legislators from the mining belt in the state at the legislature wing of the assembly complex this morning.
Patna, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today did not participate in an International Yoga Day event, which was inaugurated by Governor Satya Pal Malik and attended by top BJP leaders including Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, setting tongues wagging. With the matter snowballing into a political controversy, both the JD(U) and the BJP tried to play down the issue. The JD(U) said
Thiruvananthapuram, The CPI-M led LDF government in Kerala today announced a slew of initiatives including abolition of plantation tax, moratorium on agriculture income tax and legislation to take over closed estates to revive the crisis-driven plantation sector. Making the announcement in the assembly, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the labour department would take steps to formulate a plantation policy with a view to resolve problems faced by the sector. The package for
New Delhi: Hours after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called off his nine-day sit-in at the L-G office, a joint forum of Delhi government employees wrote an open letter to the chief minister seeking a meeting with him over the issue of their safety.
New Delhi: The BJP, Mufti Mehbooba’s coalition partner of three years, was not the one to inform her of the break-up. Sources say Ms Mufti was in her office when she received a phone call from Governor NN Vohra. Soon after the governor’s call, Mufti went to his residence and resigned.
Bhopal, With Madhya Pradesh slated to go for polls later this year, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will embark on the “Jan Ashirwad” yatra from Ujjain on July 14 to “seek blessings” of the common people. The yatra will be flagged off by BJP president Amit Shah who will address a public meeting on the occasion.
New Delhi: IAS officers in Delhi on Monday welcomed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s appeal regarding their safety and security, saying they are open to discussions on issues of governance in the national capital. The IAS AGMUT (Arunachal, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories) Association tweeted that the officers looked forward to concrete interventions for their security and dignity.
6:59 pm A suspect has been taken into custody: SP Pani, IG Kashmir on Shujaat Bukhari murder case
Washington: The Maharashtra government is aspiring to make the state the first trillion-dollar economy by 2025, five years early, by investing in infrastructure, agriculture and services and by leveraging foreign investments in various sectors, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said.
Mumbai: The Shiv Sena is determined to make the BJP pay for its sins of omission and commission. No wonder when Amit Shah arrived at ‘Matoshree’ to keep his ‘appointment’ with Uddhav Thackeray, Sena was in no mood to ‘play along.’ Rather, Uddhav Thackeray made chief minister Devendra Fadnavis ‘sit out’ while he was meeting Shah.
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to expedite the process for Patanjali Ayurved to set up its Rs 6,000-crore food park, after the company said it was pulling out from the project due to non-cooperation from the state government.
Ballia: After the by-poll debacle, the knives are out in UP. Uttar Pradesh minister Om Prakash Rajbhar, who, in all fairness, has criticised the State government on several issues in the past, said on Monday that the BJP lost the recent polls as the other backward castes (OBCs) were not happy with the party. He said the reason for the disenchantment was that the BJP didn’t make Keshav Prasad Maurya the chief
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Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday hit out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for ‘halting’ Special Category Status (SCS) for the state. Speaking to ANI, Tejashwi said that Nitish is just pretending to work for the welfare of Bihar and asked him to resign from his post on moral grounds. “He is creating an image that he is working for Bihar but the BJP is at fault
Mumbai: Days after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis accused the Shiv Sena of betrayal, the latter on Friday dubbed the BJP as a “mad murderer” that is “stabbing anyone coming in its way. The Sena also slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for not removing his footwear while garlanding the photo of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji during a public rally in Virar two days back for Palghar Lok Sabha bypoll to
Vizag (Andhra Pradesh): Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give an explanation to the people of Andhra Pradesh for betraying the state by denying Special Category Status and by not keeping a host of promises made in the AP Reorganisation Act 2014.
Predictably, the jockeying for various posts and ministries between foes-turned-allies overnight to share the spoils of power has begun in right earnest in Karnataka. The smaller partner which has got away with the plum post of chief minister is bound to call the shots. The Chief Minister-designate H D Kumaraswamy, who did the obligatory rounds of paying obeisance at the 10 Janpath durbar and also met the BSP leader Mayawati in Delhi,
Mumbai: For the BJP, the next port of call is the Lok Sabha seat of Palghar, where a by-poll is slated on May 28. Licking its wounds after the embarrassment in Karnataka, the BJP does not want to leave anything to chance and has requisitioned the services of Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Amaravati: Apparently unfazed by speculation that his Telugu Desam Party may join hands with the Congress in future, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is expected to attend the swearing-in of H D Kumaraswamy as the chief minister of Karnataka on Wednesday.
Bengaluru: With pressure for plum portfolios mounting from Karnataka Congress leaders, chief minister designate and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy is rushing to Delhi on Monday for an urgent meeting with Sonia and Rahul Gandhi.
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