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

Puducherry Assembly elections | DEO appeals to parties to adhere to election code

Polls will be conducted on April 6 and the results will be announced on May 2. District Election Officer (DEO) Purva Garg on Monday appealed to political parties and general public to adhere to the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) for the April 6 Assembly election in Puducherry. In a release, Ms. Garg said consequent … Read more Puducherry Assembly elections | DEO appeals to parties to adhere to election code

PM Narendra Modi takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, urges people to go for vaccination

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (March 1, 2021) took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi. The Prime Minister also took to Twitter and informed, ”Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS. Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked … Read more PM Narendra Modi takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, urges people to go for vaccination

Sad that I cannot speak Tamil: Amit Shah in Tamil Nadu | India News – Times of India

VIZHUPPURAM: Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday apologised to people for not speaking Tamil language. Addressing a Vijay Sankalp Rally in Villupuram in Tamil Nadu, Shah said, “I am sad that I cannot talk to you in Tamil that is one of the oldest and sweetest languages of India, I seek your forgiveness.” “Earlier, … Read more Sad that I cannot speak Tamil: Amit Shah in Tamil Nadu | India News – Times of India

At Tamil Nadu Rally, Rahul Calls PM Modi ‘Formidable Enemy,’ Slams CM Palaniswami for ‘Surrender’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi a ‘formidable enemy’ who ‘crushed’ his opponents and vowed to send him to political oblivion by following the path of love and non-violence. Accusing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami of ‘bowing’ and ‘surrendering’ to the Prime Minister, Gandhi, addressing public meetings and road … Read more At Tamil Nadu Rally, Rahul Calls PM Modi ‘Formidable Enemy,’ Slams CM Palaniswami for ‘Surrender’

Leading retailers step up gold jewellery hallmarking ahead of deadline

Leading jewellery retailers, including Tanishq, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, and Senco Gold & Diamonds, have stepped up gold jewellery hallmarking, which is set to become mandatory from June 1.“We have tied up with selected BIS accredited hallmarking centres, which we have ascertained, have good quality processes and appropriate capacity. We have commenced the process of … Read more Leading retailers step up gold jewellery hallmarking ahead of deadline

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi calls for 100-day campaign to clean up water bodies, harvest rain water

Underlining the importance of collective responsibility towards water conservation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for a 100-day campaign to clean up all water bodies and prepare them for rain water harvesting before the monsoon season starts. In his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat‘ broadcast, Modi said water has been crucial for the development of … Read more Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi calls for 100-day campaign to clean up water bodies, harvest rain water

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address Mann Ki Baat today at 11 am

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address his monthly radio show ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday (February 28) at 11 AM. This will be 2021`s second address through the radio programme. After the address in January, the Prime Minister had invited the people of India to join his next radio programme. Asking them to … Read more Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address Mann Ki Baat today at 11 am

Indian Oil plans $4.5 billion Panipat refinery expansion by September 2024 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corp will invest Rs 32,946 crore ($4.46 billion) to raise the capacity of its Panipat refinery by two-thirds to 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) by September 2024, the country’s top refiner said on Friday. India, the world’s third biggest oil importer and consumer, aims to expand its 5 million bpd refining … Read more Indian Oil plans $4.5 billion Panipat refinery expansion by September 2024 – Times of India

PM Modi to receive global energy and environment leadership award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award during an annual international energy conference next week. The prime minister will also deliver the keynote address at the CERAWeek Conference-2021, which will be held virtually from March 1 to 5, its organiser, IHS Markit, said on Friday. Prominent speakers at … Read more PM Modi to receive global energy and environment leadership award