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India, Politics, 31 May 2019

Modi sarkar 2.0: Cabinet meeting concludes; favours farmers, traders

Union Ministers Prakash Javdekar and Narendra Singh Tomar brief the media on today's Cabinet decisions.

31 May 2019 8:38 PM

Mehbooba Mufti congratulates Sitharaman for breaking finance ceiling

Sitharaman took over the charge of the Union minister of finance and corporate affairs at the North Block in New Delhi on Friday.

31 May 2019 8:29 PM

Slump in economic growth and unemployment 2 major challenges: Congress

The number was below the forecast of 6.5 per cent for the March quarter.

31 May 2019 8:16 PM

Union government's revenue receipts at Rs 97,631 crore in April

‘Total expenditure incurred by India is Rs 2,54,679cr, of which Rs 2,24,091cr is on revenue account and Rs 30,588cr is on capital account.

31 May 2019 7:53 PM

Rahul transcended, reflected liberal thoughts of Nehru: DMK

DMK also said it was usual to blame the Nehru-Gandhi family during poll debacles.

31 May 2019 6:59 PM


Anupriya didn't join Modi team as she was offered only MoS rank: Apna Dal (S)

‘She received phone call and was told to prepare for swearing-in. But I feel that she did not agree for a MoS rank,’ a party insider said.

31 May 2019 6:37 PM

Will bring reforms in both passenger and cargo services of Railways: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal has retained the Railways and has been given the charge of Commerce and Industry.

31 May 2019 6:28 PM

PM approves major changes in 'Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme'

The ambit of Scholarship Scheme has been extended to wards of State Police officials who are or were martyred during attacks.

31 May 2019 6:27 PM

Allies should have proportional representation in cabinet: Nitish Kumar

The Chief Minister added that his party do not have any problem or any kind of repentance on not being the part of the cabinet.

31 May 2019 6:13 PM

Modi sarkar 2.0: Ministers take charge, arrive for first Union Cabinet meeting

A day after swearing-in, memebers of the Union Cabinet take charge of their respective ministries in New Delhi on Friday.

31 May 2019 5:57 PM


Modi sarkar 2.0: First-timers and their portfolios

Modi's Cabinet has six new Cabinet ministers and close to 15 new Ministers of State.

31 May 2019 5:10 PM

Main accuse in Smriti Irani’s close aide murder in Amethi, held

A case was registered against five people for killing Surendra Singh.

31 May 2019 4:13 PM

Decisive mandate for PM Modi to build new India: President Kovind

Kovind said the verdict is an affirmation of Modi's visionary leadership to build a New India, not in a distant future, but here and now.

31 May 2019 3:57 PM

Suspicious object triggers panic at Bengaluru railway station

Panic prevailed at the Kempe Gowda railway station until the bomb disposal squad arrived and took possession of the object.

31 May 2019 3:38 PM

Modi sarkar 2.0: Names, portfolios of MoS announced

Anurag Singh Thakur, Babul Supriyo, Hardeep Singh Puri, Kiren Rijiju, Jitendra Singh are among the prominent faces in MoS.

31 May 2019 2:34 PM


Jaishankar becomes first career diplomat to be appointed EAM

Jaishankar takes charge of the ministry nearly 16 months after he retired as foreign secretary.

31 May 2019 2:17 PM

Newly elected PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with foreign dignitaries

PM Modi meets up with the foreign leaders who had attended his swearing-in ceremony on Thursday.

31 May 2019 1:17 PM

Western wear 'okay' for Gambhir, not for us: Mimi Chakraborty responds to gender bias

This comes after journalist Swati Chaturvedi brought the bais to the notice of social media users.

31 May 2019 1:10 PM

BJP panchayat president found dead in Begusarai

The reason behind the gruesome killing is yet to be known.

31 May 2019 11:35 AM

New term, new DP: PM Modi changes profile, cover picture on social media

he cover is the image of him greeting the massive crowd of supporters after the landslide victory in 2019 general elections.

31 May 2019 9:25 AM