Congress flays Rajasthan government on Nehru issue

Jaipur, May 8 : The Rajasthan unit of the Congress on Sunday reacted strongly to the “removal” of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s name from the new textbooks for classes sixth to eight in the state’s schools. State Congress chief Sachin Pilot told IANS on phone: “It’s absolutely unacceptable that the BJP is working […]

Uttarakhand, Enemy Property Act likely to dominate parliament proceedings

New Delhi, May 8 : The proposed discussion on the 2016-17 Uttarakhand budget and the Enemy Property Bill are likely to generate much heat between the treasury and opposition benches in both houses of parliament during the coming week. Numerically stronger in the Rajya Sabha, the opposition parties are geared up to embarrass the BJP-led […]

Himachal CM launches fruit, vegetable market portal

Solan (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 : Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday launched a online portal of local fruit and vegetable market that will enable the farmers to sell their produce directly to wholesale buyers. He said state’s two prominent vegetable and fruit markets — one in Solan and other in Shimla — […]

Hot Sunday in Delhi, thunderstorm likely on Monday

New Delhi, May 8 : The national capital experienced a hot day on Sunday with the maximum temperature settling at 39.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average. The Met office forecast a partly cloudy sky with with a dust storm or thunderstorm likely on Monday. “There would be partly cloudy sky on Monday […]

Colachel port will provide jobs for to Kanyakumari’s youth: Modi

Kanyakumari, May 8 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said a big seaport at Colachel, entailing an investment of Rs.21,000 crore, will be set up in Tamil Nadu’s Kanyakumari district and help provide jobs for local youth. Addressing an election rally here, around 710 km from Chennai, Modi said the work on building the […]