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BJP accuses Congress of having 'feudalistic mindset' after Raj Babbar's comments on Narendra Modi's mother

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday stated that the Congress’ remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother showed nothing but the party’s “feudalistic mindset.” Labeling a press conference in Bhopal, BJP vice-president Prabhat Jha said the Congress was so perturbed by the persona of the prime minister that they had to resort to attacking …

Congress supports 'Urban Naxals' but BJP will put them behind bars, says Amit Shah at Telangana's Nirmal district

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday accused the Congress of supporting “Urban Naxals” and said his party will put Maoists in jail if it is voted to power in Telangana. “Urban Naxals” is a word used to describe city-based supporters working in alleged front organizations of proscribed Maoist outfits. Labeling a public meeting in Nirmal …

Maharashtra

In his over forty years as a farmer, Ramesh Bacchav does not remember anything, neither depressed markets nor burgeoning loans, ever causing him to question his pride in his work. Until three years ago, when the 50-year-old accompanied his younger son for an entrance exam in Vadodara. “At the exam center, other parents seeing off …

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The India Met Department chief KJ Ramesh said Friday that excessive rainfall that led to floods in Kerala was an outcome of climate change. He also stated of a new technology that has been developed to assess the rise of water levels in rivers and reservoirs due to rain which can help state government minutely …

sikkima

A plethora of initiatives for preserving biodiversity in Sikkim such as sprawling mass awareness and adopting an eco-friendly policy have led to an increase of its forest cover by over four percent since 1993, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has said. The green cover in the tiny northeastern state has increased to 47.62 percent in …

Take the lead in the fight against climate change Union minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan to developed nations

The climate output of developing nations are ambitious despite their contribution to climate change is minimal, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said Tuesday, asking developed nations to fulfill their climate obligations “expeditiously”. Labeling the ministerial meet of BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, and China) countries hosted by the Union Environment Ministry, Vardhan said developed countries …

Natural gas production to rise by a third if output locked in ONGC, OIL fields opens up

India’s natural gas production will rise by a third provided the result locked in a dozen fields of state-owned ONGC and OIL is opened up by giving remunerative market prices, people with knowledge of the matter said. India Presently produces about 90 million standard cubic meters per day (mmscmd) of natural gas and has ambitious …

CBI DIG corruption chargesLatest episode on crime thriller ‘Chowkidar is the thief’, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Tuesday commented that CBI DIG’s M K Sinha’s allegations of corruption against senior government officials in his affidavit to the Supreme Court are the newest episode of a crime thriller “Chowkidar is the thief” playing out in Delhi. “Officers are tired, trust is broken and democracy is crying,” Rahul Gandhi said, …

2018 Assembly elections LIVE Rahul Gandhi has developed Modi phobia, says Amit Shah in MP

BJP president Amit Shah will on Monday address three public rallies in Madhya Pradesh as campaigning goes into the last leg ahead of the November 28 Assembly polls. Shah will hold rallies in Narsinghpur, Batul and Devas, the BJP stated. On Sunday, pointing a rally at Waidhan in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, Shah took …

FPIs invest over $1 bn on easing oil prices, rupee recovery

Foreign investors have reached in nearly Rs 8,285 crore into the Indian capital markets so far this month, after pulling out hefty funds in October, due to the decrease in crude oil prices, recovery in rupee and improvement in the liquidity situation. The current infusion comes following a net outflow of more than Rs 38,900 …

PM Modi to chair meet on ‘Ease of

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join a meeting with top industrialists and policymakers on Monday to brainstorm on measures needed to realize his vision of India breaking into the top 50 in the World Bank’s ease of doing the business index. Sources said that the meeting ‘Reflections on Ease of Doing Business’ is being conducted …