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Som's Taj Mahal remarks his personal viewpoint: RSS
Patna/Lucknow , Oct 16 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday said the statement made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som was his personal viewpoint. Read Full Story

Mulayam Singh Yadav's name missing from SP national executive list
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct 16 : Names of Mulayam Singh Yadav and his brother Shivpal Singh Yadav were missing from the new national executive list of Samajwadi Party, released on Monday. Read Full Story

Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana most 'profound decision' of my life: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Sagar (Madhya Pradesh) , October 16 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday inaugurated the ambitious 'Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna' in the presence of the farmers at the Krishi Upaj Mandi in Khurai, Sagar. Read Full Story

Chhattisgarh: CM Raman Singh to review developmental activities at State-level Conference
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , October 16 : Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh will do a comprehensive review of developmental activities at a state level conference of District Collectors and Police Superintendents, slated to be held on October 23 and 24 in Raipur. Read Full Story

Muslim youth attend Kazakhstan Home of Peace event in Delhi
New Delhi , Oct.16 : The Embassy of Kazakhstan in India organised a Kazakhstan: Home of Peace special session dedicated to Kazakhstan and its achievements over the weekend. Read Full Story

BJP should also demolish Red fort, Parliament as they were built by 'traitors': Harish Rawat
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) , October 16 : Former chief minister of Uttarakhand Harish Rawat on Monday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som, who said Taj Mahal was built by raitors, saying that the BJP should also demolish Red Fort as it was too built by Mughals. Read Full Story

Aarushi murder case: HC's decision is stamp on Talwar's innocence, says lawyer
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) October 16 : Counsel for Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, Tanveer Ahmed on Monday said that the Allahabad High Court's decision is a stamp on the innocence of the couple, adding they deserved this verdict. Read Full Story

Gau Rakshaks have a govt in power that supports them: Owaisi
Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 16 : Being irked over Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government on incidents of cow vigilant issue, All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday stated that Gau Rakshaks are emboldened because they have an ideological government in power to back them. Read Full Story

Kashmiri Pundits, Sikhs meet EU delegation
New Delhi , Oct.16 : A delegation of Kashmiri Pundits and Sikhs from Jammu and Kashmir, who form the minority communities of the state, met the European Union Delegation here today. Read Full Story

Aarushi murder case: Nupur, Rajesh Talwar finally walk free
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) , October 16 : Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, the parents of 14-year-old Aarushi, who was found murdered nine years back in Noida, have finally walked free from the Dasna jail here after the prison authorities received the required court order. Read Full Story

Couplets, Jumlas, Twitteronomics: A guide to Rahul Gandhi 2.0
New Delhi , October 16 : The Congress vice president, Rahul Gandhi, on Monday took to Twitter to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Gujarat's Gandhinagar and his subesequent plans in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) bastion. Read Full Story

Owaisi challenges PM Modi-led government to remove Taj Mahal from world heritage list
Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 16 : All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Government, and said he would want to challenge the Centre to tell the UNESCO to remove the Taj Mahal from the world heritage list. Read Full Story

Haryana records 39pc of cancer cases in India
Panchkula (Haryana) , Oct 16 : Cancer is strengthening its grip across India, and reportedly, Haryana has a major share, with over 39pc of cases recorded in the state. Read Full Story

Successful operations have limited militancy in Kashmir: J-K Police
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , October 16 : The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu and Kashmir Police, Munir Khan on Monday said the successful operations of the security forces have limited the number of militants in the valley. Read Full Story

Ram Temple in Ayodhya will be ready by next Diwali: Swamy
New Delhi , October 16 : Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy has said that the construction of proposed Ram Temple in Ayodhya, which is on halt now, will commence in August and be completed by next Diwali. Read Full Story

Vice President Naidu attacks Pakistan, calls it 'terror-funding' state
Manesar (Haryana) , October 16 : Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Monday, while attending the 33rd raising function of the National Security Gaurd (NSG), targetted Pakistan for funding terrorism. Read Full Story

Sitharaman commissions INS Kiltan into Navy
New Delhi , October 16 : Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman commissioned the third of the four indigenously-built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes INS Kiltan under Project 28 (Kamorta class) into the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam's Naval Dockyard. Read Full Story

Congress, Swamy spar ahead of demonetisation anniversary
New Delhi , October 16 : Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday mocked the Congress over observing 'black day' on November 8 to mark the completion of one year of demonetisation, and asked the opposition to suggest for an alternative to eliminate the black money, instead. Read Full Story

Adopt A Heritage During Paryatan Parv
New Delhi : India has always been renowned for its rich cultural heritage. India's glorious past and cultural diversity make a potent blend which attracts millions of tourists each year to its tourist destinations. Read Full Story

Dharmendra Pradhan to visit Japan for the Annual LNG Producers Consumer Conference
New Delhi : Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will undertake an official visit to Japan from 16-18 October 2017 including participating in the 6th Annual LNG Producers Consumer Conference. Read Full Story

Arun Jaitley participates in the IMFC sessions and Development Committee Plenary of the World Bank
New Delhi : The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today participated in the IMFC Restricted Breakfast session in Washington D.C. The discussion sessions focussed on the Dialogue on Policy Challenges. Read Full Story

Run for Clean air Campaign Harbinger of Positive Energy: Union Environment minister
New Delhi : Exhorting the children to spread the message of 'Clean Air' throughout the nation, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, said that the "Run for Clean Air" campaign is the harbinger of positive energy for Clean Air. Read Full Story

State Defence Minister Visited Ordnance Factory at Jabalpur
Jabalpur : The Minister of State of Defence, Dr. Subhash Bhamre, visited Ordnance Factory Khamaria, yesterday. After the Guard of Honor by security squad, he reviewed the exhibition of products made in the factory. He was accompanied by Member of Parliament from Jabalpur Shri Rakesh Singh and MLA of Jabalpur Cantt area Shri Ashok Rohani. Read Full Story

Women play multi-dimensional roles in agriculture: Shri Radha Mohan Singh
New Delhi : Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that government is giving preference to women under various policies such as organic farming, self-employment scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, etc. Read Full Story

Dr. Kalam played a pioneering role in making India's defence and space systems self-reliant: Vice President
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Dr. Kalam played a pioneering role in making India's defence and space systems self-reliant. He was addressing the gathering at an event to Flag-off Rally for 'Clean and Green India' as part of 86th birth anniversary celebrations of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, here today. Read Full Story

Legislation should guarantee for providing service to peoples: Vice President
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Legislation should guarantee for providing service to peoples. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book 'The Mavericks of Mussoorie' authored by Shri M. Ramachandran, here today. Read Full Story

Legislation should guarantee for providing service to peoples: Vice President
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Legislation should guarantee for providing service to peoples. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book 'The Mavericks of Mussoorie' authored by Shri M. Ramachandran, here today. Read Full Story

Children from Rameswaram call on President
New Delhi : Children who arrived at Rashtrapati Bhavan from Rameswaram by the bus 'Dr Kalam Sandesh Vahini Vision 2020' called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (October 15, 2017). Read Full Story

Taj Mahal built by 'traitors'; cannot be included in UP tourism booklet: BJP
New Delhi , October 16 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som has courted controversy, stating that the iconic Taj Mahal was built by traitors and hence, cannot be included in the Indian history. Read Full Story

New Delhi now world's worst megacity for sexual violence against women, says survey
New Delhi , October 16 : New Delhi, the national capital, has been named as world's worst megacity for sexual violence against women in a survey conducted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Read Full Story

Indian Navy sends aircraft to rescue missing sailors of MV Emerald Star in Manila
New Delhi , October 16 : An Indian Navy plane took off for Philippines's Manila to conduct a search and rescue operation for the missing sailors of MV Emerald Star, which sank North East of the capital city. Read Full Story

Aarushi murder case: Talwars to walk free today
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 16 : Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who have been acquitted in the murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, will be freed from Dasna jail in Ghaziabad today. Read Full Story

Nitish lauds PM Modi for his 'courageous' governance
Patna (Bihar), Oct 16 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his good governance and complimented latter's leadership. Read Full Story

Railway orders enquiry into incident of food poisoning in Tejas express
New Delhi,Oct 16 : Railway has ordered an enquiry into the incident of food poisoning in Tejas express running between Karmali and Mumbai. Read Full Story

BJP living in delusion: Cong on Jaitley's remark on GST, demonetization
New Delhi, Oct 16 : The Congress party on Monday downplayed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's assertion that world is praising India for demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) and said they are living in delusion. Read Full Story

Congress to contest UP civic polls solo
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 16 : Congress general secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said that his party will contest the local body polls in Uttar Pradesh on its own. Read Full Story

Raman Singh on his birthday gifts Deendayal Upadhyaya auditorium to Chhattisgarh
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 16 : Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday inaugurated Deendayal Upadhyaya auditorium in Raipur on the occasion of his birthday. Read Full Story

Sitharaman to commission INS Kiltan into Navy tomorrow
New Delhi , October 15 : Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will commission third of four indigenously built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes INS Kiltan under Project 28 (Kamorta class) into the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam's Naval Dockyard on Monday. Read Full Story

Will raise GST issue in Winter Session of Parliament: Congress
New Delhi October 15 : The Congress Party on Sunday said that it will raise the issue of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the upcoming Parliament session, adding the Centre made fake promises to the masses in the name of GST. Read Full Story

Ghazipur landfill fire: EDMC to soon set up waste-to-energy plant
New Delhi , October 15 : Mayor of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) Neema Bhagat on Sunday said that the department will soon set up a waste-to-energy plant to issue all the problems taking place from past few days at Ghazipur landfill site. Read Full Story

Anil Sharma, Sukh Ram leaving Congress was 'expected': Virbhadra Singh
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , October 15 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday said that the exit of Sukh Ram and his son, Anil Sharma, from the Congress was expected. Read Full Story

India is not weak anymore: Rajnath Singh
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , October 15 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that India has ceased to be a weak nation since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) formed the government at the Centre under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read Full Story

'Trump needs another hug': Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over U.S.' growing ties with Pak
New Delhi , October 15 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his claims of growing friendship between India and the United States, also sweeping United States President Donald Trump and Pakistan away in a single stroke. Read Full Story

Heart transported from Jaipur to Delhi to save life of 50-year-old
New Delhi , Oct 15 : Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute performed a life-saving heart transplant in a 50-year-old male from Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. Read Full Story

Environment Min. asks scientists to create zero-pollution crackers
New Delhi , October 15 : Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has told Indian scientists to create zero-pollution crackers, so that people are able to enjoy Diwali without the harmful impact of crackers on the environment. Read Full Story

Jaitley talks GST, demonetisation, Gujarat polls
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 15 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in the United States to attend the annual meeting of the IMF and the World Bank, in an exclusive interview with ANI, gave a rundown of his role in the meeting, and said that the countries across the world were lauding India for having the guts to bring in major structural reforms like demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Read Full Story

Rapid progress in micro irrigation says Radha Mohan
New Delhi : The five day India water week (IWW) - 2017 concluded in New Delhi today with a call for efficient management of available water resources in the country by Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh. Read Full Story

A mission to unite India and its excellence through Paryatanparv
New Delhi : The Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme was launched by the Prime Minister on 31st October, 2016 to promote engagement amongst the people of State/ UTs in the country so as to enhance mutual understanding and bonding between people of diverse cultures, thereby securing stronger unity and integrity of India. Read Full Story

Text of Arun Jaitley made at the Annual Meetings' Plenary Session in Washington D.C.
Washington : The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley today along with the Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Shri Subhash Chandra Garg participated in the 2016 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings Plenary which was held at the historic DAR Constitution Hall, Washington D.C. Text of the Statement of the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley made at the Annual Meetings Plenary Session yesterday in Washington D.C is as follows: Read Full Story

Arun Jaitley addresses the Special Event hosted by US-India Strategic Partnership Forum in Washington
Washington : The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley addressed the Special Event hosted by US-India Strategic Partnership Forum on 'Indian Economy: Prospect and Challenges' in Washington D.C. yesterday. Read Full Story

AIIA to be dedicated to the Nation by the PM on Ayurveda Day
New Delhi : The First ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), set up along the lines of AIIMS, will be dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on Ayurveda Day on 17th October, 2017 at New Delhi. Read Full Story

PM addresses Centenary Celebrations of Patna University
Patna : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed the Centenary Celebrations of Patna University. He said that he considers it his honour to visit Patna University and be among the students. "I bow to this land of Bihar. This University has nurtured students who have contributed greatly to the nation," the Prime Minister said. Read Full Story

PM lays foundation stone for infrastructure projects, addresses public meeting at Mokama
Patna : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today laid the foundation stone for four sewerage projects under the Namami Gange programme; and four National Highway projects, at Mokama in Bihar. The total outlay of these projects is over Rs. 3700 crore. Read Full Story

Mother language should be made mandatory for school education: Vice President
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the mother language should be made mandatory for school education in all States. He was addressing the inaugural session of a 2-day International Conference on 'The Journey of Indian Languages: Perspectives on Culture and Society' jointly organized by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BAOU) and Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), in Ahmedabad today. Read Full Story

Shri Naidu interacts with farmers from Outer Delhi
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu has stressed on the need to address distress situation, inherited over the years, in farm sector on priority and make farming a remunerative activity. He interacted with over 400 farmers from Outer Delhi area. Member of Lok Sabha Shri Parvesh Verma was present on the occasion. Read Full Story

Maximum ammunition for army will be manufactured in India by 2019: MoS defence
Jabalpur , Oct 15 : Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said that from 2019, the maximum ammunition, which will be supplied to the army, will be manufactured in India. Read Full Story

Congress distorted GHI report to tarnish India's image: BJP
New Delhi , Oct 15 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday shrugged off Congress party's claim that India's 2017 Global Hunger Index (GHI) rank has slipped down and accused the party of misleading people by presenting false facts. Read Full Story

HP polls: PM Modi presides over CEC meeting, may announce candidates later today
New Delhi , Oct 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah presided at a Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting on Saturday to finalise its candidates for Himachal Pradesh assembly elections. Read Full Story

Ahead of Himachal polls Anil Sharma set to join BJP
New Delhi , Oct 15 : Ahead of the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, cabinet minister Anil Sharma is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

We dream India which is free from poverty, terrorism: Rajnath
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , October 14 : When we dream of new India, we dream a dirt free, poverty-free, educated, terrorism-free and casteism-free India, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday. Read Full Story


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