Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the state on February 27 and 28 to attend various government and party events at Tiruppur, Madurai, Thoothukudi, and Tirunelveli districts. Modi will reach Sulur airport from Thiruvananthapuram at 2.05 pm on February 27. He will travel to Palladam to attend a political rally by the Tiruppur wing of the BJP. The… Continue reading "Modi to visit TN on Feb 27, 28; to attend various govt, party events"
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Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has said that his government will support the family of a 21-year-old farmer from Bathinda who died at the Haryana border during the farmers’ protest on Wednesday. According to farmers, Shubhkaran Singh, 21, was killed at Khanauri on the Sangrur-Jind border during clashes with Haryana Police. Some farmers alleged that he was killed in the… Continue reading "21-year-old farmer killed on Punjab-Haryana boundary"
The Centre on Wednesday approved ‘Fair and Remunerative Price’ of sugarcane payable by sugar factories for sugar season 2024-25. The Cabinet decision comes amid the ongoing farmers’ protest in northern states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. “…It has been decided to fix the price for the upcoming sugarcane season, in the period from October 1, 2024, to September 30,… Continue reading "Centre increases FRP of sugarcane; will be in force from Oct. 1"
The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday ruled that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Kuldeep Kumar is the validly elected candidate for the post of Mayor of Chandigarh Municipal Corporation. The top court noted that the election result by the presiding officer, Anil Masih, is “quashed”. A CCTV footage had caught Returning Officer Anil Masih deliberately invalidating and discarding eight… Continue reading "SC declares AAP leader as Mayor of Chandigarh"
Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, BJP chief J P Nadda, new party entrant Ashok Chavan and Union ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw and L Murugan were among the 41 candidates elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh will witness polling on the remaining 15 seats on February 27. The BJP has won the highest number of… Continue reading "Sonia, Nadda among 41 MPs elected unopposed to RS"
Farmers on Monday rejected the central government’s new plan for the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for crops, saying it was not in their interest. After rejecting the government’s proposal, the protesting farmers said they will resume their ‘Delhi Chalo’ march on the morning of February 21. Farmer leaders said the proposal did not have clarity and they want MSP on… Continue reading "Farmers reject Centre’s offer, to resume march"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu on Tuesday to launch multiple development projects, including for education, railway, aviation and road sectors, worth Rs 30,500 crore. He will also distribute appointment letters to about 1,500 newly recruited government employees of Jammu and Kashmir and interact with beneficiaries of various schemes as part of the ‘Viksit Bharat, Viksit Jammu’ programme, the… Continue reading "PM to launch Rs 30K-crore projects in J&K today, distribute job letters"
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday alleged that the BJP-led central government “deactivated” Aadhaar card of people in the state before the upcoming Lok Sabha elections so that they do not get the benefits of various social welfare schemes of her government through their bank accounts. Speaking at a public distribution programme in Birbhum district, Banerjee said that… Continue reading "Mamata accuses Centre of deactivating Aadhaar cards"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reasserted that his party BJP will return to power in general elections this summer, a win that will ensure a comfortable third term for him. He said that even foreign countries know that “aayega toh Modi hi (Modi will return”). Addressing the BJP national convention in Delhi, the Prime Minister said, “The elections are yet… Continue reading "Even foreign countries have accepted BJP’s victory: PM Modi"
National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chief Arun Halder on Friday said the commission has recommended the imposition of President’s rule in West Bengal in its report submitted to President Droupadi Murmu on alleged harassment of women by TMC supporters in Sandeshkhali. A delegation of the NCSC had visited Sandeshkhali on Thursday after a large number of women claimed that… Continue reading "Panel submits report to Murmu, recommends Prez Rule in Bengal"