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Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday, 51 are crorepatis, the report said.

New Delhi June 1: Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). Continue reading “Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday, 51 are crorepatis, the report said.”

PM Modi sworn into office for second time in glittering ceremony

NEW DELHI May 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath for the second time today after a spectacular victory in the national election a week ago. Over 50 ministers joined him in the swearing-in held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of 8,000 guests including world leaders, dignitaries, politicians, celebrities and industrialists. Continue reading “PM Modi sworn into office for second time in glittering ceremony”

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: The Only Muslim Minister In PM Modi’s Cabinet

NEW DELHI May 31: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi joined the BJP in 1986 while he was in college and decades later, emerged as one of the prominent Muslim faces of his party. The 61-year-old BJP leader, who held the minority affairs portfolio in the outgoing council of ministers, has been appointed Cabinet minister again. Continue reading “Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: The Only Muslim Minister In PM Modi’s Cabinet”

Sushma Swaraj dropped from cabinet and Twitter cannot keep calm

New Delhi May 31: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his new cabinet took oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday it became clear that Sushma Swaraj, who held the charge of External Affair ministry was not to be a part of Modi Cabinet 2.0. Continue reading “Sushma Swaraj dropped from cabinet and Twitter cannot keep calm”

Record 78 Women Lawmakers Elected To New Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI May 25: The highest-ever number of women have been elected in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Out of 542 lawmakers who will take oath as members of the lower house in the next few days, 78 are women with Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal leading at 11 each. Continue reading “Record 78 Women Lawmakers Elected To New Lok Sabha”

Smriti Irani stuns Rahul Gandhi In Amethi

NEW DELHI May 24: Congress president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat in Amethi, the constituency in Uttar Pradesh that he has been winning effortlessly since 2004, and congratulated the BJP’s Smriti Irani for her victory. Continue reading “Smriti Irani stuns Rahul Gandhi In Amethi”

Indian Economy To Grow 7.1% In 2019-20: UN Report

GENEVA May 22: India’s economy is projected to grow at 7.1 per cent in fiscal year 2020 on the back of strong domestic consumption and investment but the GDP growth is a downward revision from the 7.4 per cent estimated in January this year, according to a report by the United Nations.
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India government amends rules related to incorporation of companies

New Delhi May 18: The corporate affairs ministry has amended the rules pertaining to incorporation of companies to provide more clarity and uniformity in choosing names for the companies, according to an official. Continue reading “India government amends rules related to incorporation of companies”

Member of the British royal family visits Indian hospital

HYDERABAD May 1:  The Countess of Wessex, Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones, a member of the British royal family, visited Gandhi Hospital on Monday.  The Countess visited the hospital to inspect the care and treatment being administered to the premature new-borns who suffer from retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Continue reading “Member of the British royal family visits Indian hospital”

India Warned Sri Lanka Of Threat 2 Hours Before Suicide Attacks: Report

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off by Indian intelligence officers about an imminent attack by terrorists hours before a series of suicide bombings killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Continue reading “India Warned Sri Lanka Of Threat 2 Hours Before Suicide Attacks: Report”