West Bengal Assembly elections | TMC’s appeasement, vote bank politics endangered national security: U.P. CM Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath promised that cow smuggling will be stopped within a day if the BJP is voted to power in the State. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on March 2 lambasted his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee for allegedly pursuing appeasement politics and endangering national security by allowing illegal immigrants into the … Read more West Bengal Assembly elections | TMC’s appeasement, vote bank politics endangered national security: U.P. CM Adityanath

West Bengal Assembly elections | Plea in SC challenges EC’s decision to hold polls in 8 phases

On February 26, the Election Commission announced the schedule for Assembly elections to be held in West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and in Puducherry. A plea challenging the Election Commission’s decision to conduct Assembly elections over eight phases in West Bengal was filed in the Supreme Court on March 1. The plea, filed by … Read more West Bengal Assembly elections | Plea in SC challenges EC’s decision to hold polls in 8 phases

Modi targets Rahul over his ‘north-south’ remarks, lashes out at Narayanasamy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 25 attacked the Congress and its erstwhile government in Puducherry, saying the V. Narayanasamy-led dispensation had ‘different priorities’ than public welfare and flayed party leader Rahul Gandhi over his recent ‘north-south’ remarks. Hitting out at the “Congress culture”, at a public meeting in the poll-bound Union Territory, he said … Read more Modi targets Rahul over his ‘north-south’ remarks, lashes out at Narayanasamy

Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

Thousands of farmers have been camping at three Delhi border points — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur — for nearly 90 days Agitating farmer union on February 23 objected to Delhi Police putting posters that allegedly warned off protesters at the Tikri border site, even as the force claimed these were not new and only informed … Read more Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

According to a senior police officer, additional staff has been deployed at several points near railway tracks and patrolling has also been increased The Delhi Police on February 18 tightened security in several parts of the national capital, especially near railway tracks, in view of the “rail roko” (rail blockade) called by the farmer groups … Read more ‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

Parliament proceedings | Gross NPAs of PSBs decline to ₹6.09 lakh cr in September 2020: Anurag Thakur

Provision coverage ratio of PSBs is at over 8 years high at 85.06% at the end of September 2020 Gross non-performing assets (NPAs) of public sector banks (PSBs) declined from ₹8.96 lakh crore in March 2018 to ₹6.09 lakh crore in September 2020 due to various measures taken by the government, Minister of State for … Read more Parliament proceedings | Gross NPAs of PSBs decline to ₹6.09 lakh cr in September 2020: Anurag Thakur

Mamata Banerjee likely to skip PM Modi’s event in West Bengal

PM Modi is set to inaugurate four projects in Haldia in oil, gas, and infrastructure sectors West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unlikely to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled programme at Haldia in Purba Medinipore district on February 7 evening, a top official at the State Secretariat said. The exact reason for this … Read more Mamata Banerjee likely to skip PM Modi’s event in West Bengal

Farmers’ protest | Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being ‘repositioned’: Delhi Police

Iron nails studded on roads at Ghazipur border to restrict the movement of farmers agitating against the new agri laws are being “repositioned”, a senior police officer said on February 4. Also read: Farmers’ protest | No formal talks with govt until harassment stops, detained freed: Samyukt Kisan Morcha The statement comes after videos and … Read more Farmers’ protest | Iron nails fixed on roads at Ghazipur border being ‘repositioned’: Delhi Police

Govt may give oilfield to Cairn in lieu of $1.4 billion dues

The British firm gave India its biggest onland oil discovery but exited the country after it was slapped with a ₹10,247-crore tax demand using a legislation that gave the government the powers to tax companies retrospectively The government may give Cairn Energy one of the surrendered oil fields such as Ratna R-Series in lieu of … Read more Govt may give oilfield to Cairn in lieu of $1.4 billion dues

Agri Bills Aim to Double Farmers’ Income, MSP & Mandis Not Going to be Quashed: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Reiterating Modi government’s commitment to double the income of the farmers by 2022, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday sought to make it clear that all the endeavours of the Centre in the state were aimed towards this and the overall welfare of the farmer community. “I appeal to you to not be … Read more Agri Bills Aim to Double Farmers’ Income, MSP & Mandis Not Going to be Quashed: UP CM Yogi Adityanath