Twitterati’s mixed reaction to Modi’s New Year eve address

New Delhi, Dec 31 : Social media offered mixed reactions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much awaited address to the nation on the eve of New Year with some hailing the sops announced by him while most of them criticised him for not announcing a way out of the cash crunch. As Modi, during his […]

15 IPS officers promoted, transferred in Bengal

Kolkata, Dec 31 : In a major reshuffle, the West Bengal government promoted and transferred fifteen IPS officers on Saturday. According to a notification issued by the government, Siddh Nath Gupta, IGP (O) was promoted to ADG and IGP (Establishment) while Sanjay Singh was promoted to ADG and IGP, EB. Singh will also hold the […]

India Inc welcomes economic inclusion schemes announced by PM

New Delhi, Dec 31 : India Inc on Saturday welcomed the many economic inclusion schemes announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the announced schemes will benefit the most vulnerable sections of the society especially farmers, urban poor, women and senior citizens. “There could […]

Arunachal becomes 10th state to have BJP government, Khandu remains CM

Itanagar, Dec 31 : Arunachal Pradesh, which witnessed dramatic political fluctuations throughout the year, on its last day saw the formation of a BJP government as 33 PPA legislators, including Chief Minister Pema Khandu, on Saturday defected to the party. This development led Bharatiya Janata Party to form its 10th government in the country and […]

Indians will start ‘deModitisation’, end demonetisation in 2017: Mamata

Kolkata, Dec 31 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for deviating from the actual agenda of black money and asserted Indians will resolve to “deModitise” the nation. “End of Demonetization & Start of DeModitization. The year 2017 will mark the year of Demoditization. This will be the […]

CPI-M charges PM with ignoring people’s sufferings

New Delhi, Dec 31 : The CPI-M on Saturday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move as a “disastrous implementation”, and said he is “unrepentant and ignorant on people’s sufferings”. Communist Party of India-Marxist Politbureau member Mohammad Salim said that Modi’s postdemonetisation address to nation was disappointed as there was no substance in his speech,and […]