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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday elongated their greetings to the people on the occasion of New Year 2019. “Wishing all of you a very Happy New Year. May 2019 bring joy, peace, and prosperity to our families, to our country, and to our beautiful planet,” the President wrote on …

In a first-of-its-kind order, the Uttarakhand High Court has ordered a company run by yoga guru Ramdev to share a percentage of its profits with local farmers and communities. The high court gave the order while denying a petition of Divya Pharmacy against the Uttarakhand Biodiversity Board (UBB) and upholding the provisions of fair and …

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering and the two formulated the political situation in the region. The meeting took ended at a local hotel. “I had an excellent meeting today with the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Dr. Lotay Tshering. We discussed the political matters in the region and other …

Pakistan has sent recommendations to India for helping visa-free travel of Indian Sikh pilgrims through the upcoming Kartarpur corridor, according to a media report in Islamabad on Saturday. Islamabad has given a 59-page document with 14 key recommendations to New Delhi, Express News TV reported stating Pakistani diplomatic officials. The recommendations call for Indian pilgrims …

Akhilesh Yadav has hit out at the Congress for not including his Samajwadi Party’s lone lawmaker in the Madhya Pradesh government despite the party’s role in assisting it to reach the majority mark. The Samajwadi chief’s broadside came with an unsubtle hint about Uttar Pradesh. “Thanks to the Congress, they did not make our vidhayak …

BJP minister hits out at Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath stated on Tuesday that his government is taking measures to make Gorakhpur Zoological Park operational by June 2019. Mr. Adityanath, who was visiting his hometown to inspect the progress of the zoo project, said he was satisfied with the progress of the construction task. He was informed that the …

SC notice to Ramdev on plea against HC order restraining publication, the sale of the book on him

With months to go for the 2019 general elections, yoga teacher Ramdev, once a staunch helper of the ruling BJP, has delivered what appears to be a huge rebuff to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It would be challenging to say who will be the next prime minister, he told news agency ANI on Tuesday. “Now …

Atal Bihar Vajpayee

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday paid a moving tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary and stated the late leader would always be remembered for the art of successfully running a coalition government. Mr. Kumar commented that he “relished memories of having worked with Atal Bihari Vajpayee as …

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupanistated on Monday that his government is considering a plan to introduce a ‘Sanskrit Board’ to make the ancient language popular among the masses. He said the announcement while inaugurating a two-day state-level convention of ‘Samskrita Bharati’, a non-profit entity, at Kolavada in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar district. “To make Sanskrit popular among …

Ram temple issue sidelined by BJPShiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

The Shiv Sena demanded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday to clear its stand on the Ram temple matter and demanded a discussion in Parliament even as it mounted an attack on its senior ally over a range of matters, including the Rafale jet deal. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said his party will …

Sadaiv Atal, a memorial of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation on his 94th birth anniversary today. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the dignitaries who paid floral tributes to the former statesman at the memorial built near the Rashtriya Smriti …

President Ram Nath Kovind today, in the last leg of his four-day visit to Telangana, inaugurated the Palmatum Rock Garden and Water Cascade near the Herbal Garden situated at the President’s residence in the state. The president came with his wife, Savita Kovind during his trip to Telangana. President Kovind and Ms. Savita Kovind posed …