Goa BJP leader defends using party cadre for government scheme implementation

Panaji, July 13 : A ruling BJP official in Goa defended the use of party cadre for organizing government events for public distribution of free LED bulbs, saying government servants alone would not have been able to manage. Addressing a press conference at the party’s state headquarters in Panaji, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general […]

Uniformity will be disastrous for multicultural India: President

Darjeeling, July 13 : Describing India as a “multicultural, multilingual and multiracial nation”, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said attempts to give uniformity to India’s diversity would be disastrous. Participating in the 202nd birth anniversary celebrations of Nepalese poet Bhanubhakta Acharya here, Mukherjee also called for further strengthening of India’s ties with Nepal. “We celebrate […]

Centre deputes eye specialists for J&K

New Delhi, July 13 : The central government on Wednesday deputed a three-member eye specialists team from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for Jammu and Kashmir to treat scores of Kashmiris with eye injuries from pellet guns, an official source said here. The eye specialists have been sent to assist the state government […]

PM discusses SC verdict on Arunachal Pradesh with key ministers

New Delhi, July 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening discussed with senior ministers the Supreme Court verdict ordering restoration of the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh and sought a detailed briefing from the Union Home Ministry. Sources said the meeting was attended among others by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun […]

1,500 new villages to benefit under Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana

New Delhi, July 13 : As many as 1,500 Scheduled Caste majority villages across 10 states, including Uttar Pradesh and Punjab in the north and Assam, West Bengal and Jharkhand in eastern India, will be now benefit from the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna (PMAGY), Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot said […]