No Proposal From Maharashtra For Local Train Travel Resumption: Union Minister

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Local Train Services were suspended for general public in April this year amid COVID-19. (File) Mumbai: Union Minister of State for Railways Raosaheb Dave on Thursday said that local train services will be made available for common people in Mumbai once again if the state government submits a proposal to that effect. The suburban train … Read more

Centre Scraps Union Education Minister’s Discretionary Quota For Admission Into KVs

Centre Scraps Union Education Minister’s Discretionary Quota For Admission Into KVs

KV provide education to children of Central government employees from class 1 to 12. Union Education Minister was allowed to make recommendation for admission of upto 450 students in an academic year under his discretionary quota. The Central government has decided to scrap the Union Education Minister’s ‘discretionary quota’ for Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) admissions starting … Read more

Union Minister S Jaishankar Heads to UN Security Council; Afghanistan and Terrorism on Agenda

Union Minister S Jaishankar Heads to UN Security Council; Afghanistan and Terrorism on Agenda

As India holds the Presidency of the UN Security Council this month, Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is travelling to New York on August 18-19 and the focus will be on Afghanistan, maritime security and counter-terrorism. According to a report in Hindustan Times, Jaishankar will fly again to North America for bilateral visits to … Read more

Amazon Allegedly Interfered With Landmark Union Vote Using Cameras, Mailbox

Amazon Accused of Interfering With Landmark Union Vote Using Cameras, Installing Mailbox to Collect Ballots

E-commerce giant Amazon interfered with a union election by installing a mailbox to collect ballots and by distributing paraphernalia encouraging employees to vote against organising, according to a report by a US National Labor Relations Board hearing officer. The NLRB official on Monday recommended a rerun of the landmark Amazon union election in Alabama where employees … Read more

“A Hero In India…”: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju To PV Sindhu’s Coach

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Kiren Rijiju met PV Sindhu and her coach. New Delhi: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu returned to India to a warm welcome on Tuesday, two days after she became the first Indian woman to win two individual medals at the Olympics, having added to her silver in Rio 2016. Union Minister Kiren Rijiju told her coach … Read more

Clear Indications Of Economic Revival In India Despite Covid Disruptions: Union Minister

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Piyush Goyal said today India is the preferred destination for Industry, Investment and Innovation (File) New Delhi: Despite COVID-19 disruptions, there are clear indications of economic revival in India, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said Saturday. Addressing the Plenary Session of CII: Horasis India Meeting 2021 on India’s Emerging Industry and Trade Architecture”, Piyush Goyal said … Read more

Indian Railways Lost 2,903 Employees due to COVID-19: Union minister Vaishnaw Tells Parliament

Indian Railways Lost 2,903 Employees due to COVID-19: Union minister Vaishnaw Tells Parliament

Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw 8,63,868 Railway employees have been given the first dose of vaccine and 2,34,184 the second dose. (Image: Shutterstock) Out of a total of 2,903 cases of deaths due to COVID-19, compassionate appointments have been provided in 1,732 cases, Ashwini Vaishnaw said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha PTI New … Read more

Amarinder Seeks Union Minister’s Resignation for Calling Farmers ‘mawali’

Combative Capt Amarinder Pulls in Regional Leaders to Counter Dissidents in Congress

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday demanded immediate resignation of Union minister Meenakshi Lekhi for dubbing the farmers protesting the Centre’s three farm laws as ‘mawali’. Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader for using derogatory language for the farmers, who have been agitating against the central farm laws for the past nearly eight … Read more

Union Minister Meenkashi Lekhi Slams Protesting Farmers, Calls Them ‘Hooligans’

Referring to ruckus in Farmers Parliament at Jantar Mantar today, and to the incidents on January 26, BJP MP Lekhi called farmers "mawalis"

Referring to ruckus in Farmers Parliament at Jantar Mantar today, and to the incidents on January 26, BJP MP Lekhi called farmers “mawalis” She also cited the violent incidents in the national capital during farmers’ protest on January 26, and said these protestors should not be called farmers. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:July 22, 2021, … Read more

Jalpaiguri Directs Tea Estate to Take Action Against Union Minister for Encroachment

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The district administration had sought the report from the block land and land revenue officer after receiving a complaint from the local Trinamool Congress unit alleging that the John Barla had been occupying the land illegally. A report from the block land and land revenue officer found that John Barla, the Union Minister of State … Read more

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