Prime Minister to launch 5G Services in India

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will launch 5G Services in India on October 01, 2022 and also inaugurate the 6th Edition of India Mobile Congress 2022 (IMC-2022) to be held from October 1-4, 2022, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The launch of 5G services follows years of intense preparation. Recently, 5G spectrum auctions […]

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Elected SP chief again, Akhilesh Yadav eyes Dalit votes, national status for party

LUCKNOW: Elected as Samajwadi Party president for a third term, Akhilesh Yadav Thursday asked party workers to bring together the followers of Dalit icon Bhimrao Ambedkar and socialist leader Ram Manohar Lohia, and make the SP a national party. Yadav (49), who in his fresh term will lead the party in the 2024 Lok Sabha […]

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Gujarat has country’s longest coastline, but not efforts made for decades to develop it: Narendra Modi

BHAVNAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said although Gujarat has the longest coastline in the country, no attention was paid for its development for decades post-Independence, but ”honest attempts” were made in the last 20 years by the BJP government to turn it into the country’s ”door of prosperity”. He said the Bharatiya Janata […]

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Senior advocate R Venkataramani appointed next Attorney General of India

NEW DELHI: Senior advocate R Venkataramani was appointed as the Attorney General of India on Wednesday for a term of three years, according to a notification. He will succeed K K Venugopal, whose term will end on September 30. Venugopal, 91, was appointed to the post in July 2017. He was reappointed as the top […]

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India approves Rs 10,000-crore plan to modernise three major railway stations

NEW DELHI: India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved Indian Railways’ proposal for redevelopment of 3 major railway stations with an approximate total investment of nearly Rs 10,000 crore during the cabinet meeting today. a) New Delhi Railway Station; b) Ahmedabad Railway Station; and c) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) Mumbai Railway Station is an important […]

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Supreme Court to consider on October 12 pleas challenging Modi government’s decision on note ban

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will examine if the challenge to the Narendra Modi government’s (Centre’s) 2016 demonetisation decision has become a mere “academic exercise”, and posted it for consideration on October 12. As the hearing commenced, a constitution bench headed by Justice S A Nazeer wondered if the matter survives […]

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India appoints Lt General Anil Chauhan (Retired) as Chief of Defence Staff

NEW DELHI: The government of India has decided to appoint Lt General Anil Chauhan (Retired) PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM as the next Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who shall also function as Secretary to Government of India, Department of Military Affairs with effect from the date of his assumption of charge and until further […]

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Special development councils reconstituted in 9 Odisha districts

BHUBANESWAR: Special development councils were reconstituted by the Odisha government in nine districts having a 50 per cent tribal population. The decision was taken a day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik released the ‘Encyclopedia of Tribes’ in Odisha, covering the traditions and cultures of all the 62 tribal communities living in the state, on Monday. […]

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Net direct tax mop up rises 23% to Rs 7.04 trillion so far in FY23: CBDT chief

NEW DELHI: The net direct tax collection has increased 23 per cent to Rs 7.04 lakh crore so far this fiscal, the income tax department said on Tuesday. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Chairman Nitin Gupta said the income and corporate tax collections were at a record high of Rs 14.09 lakh crore in […]

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Supreme Court allows Election Commission to go ahead with hearing Eknath Shinde group’s claim of being ‘real’ Shiv Sena

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the Election Commission to go ahead with the hearing of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde group’s plea seeking recognition as the real Shiv Sena and allocation of the party’s bow-and-arrow poll symbol to it. Justice D Y Chandrachud, heading a constitution bench, rejected the plea of the Uddhav […]

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