Narendra Modi flags off new Vande Bharat Express in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi flagged off Gandhinagar- Mumbai Vande Bharat Express at Gandhinagar station and travelled on the train from there to Kalupur Railway Station. When he arrived at Gandhinagar station, the Prime Minister was accompanied by Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel, Governor of Gujarat, Acharya Devvrat, Union Minister of […]

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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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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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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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Modi cabinet nod to revise ST lists of 5 states

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday approved the inclusion of certain communities in the lists of Scheduled Tribes in Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, fulfilling long-pending demands from these states. The decision, taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was welcomed warmly […]

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