New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Leader of Congress party in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a review and roll back the decision of the imposition of tax on disability pension of defence forces including Army, Navy, and Air Forces.
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) The opposition Congress has picked its Man Friday D.K. Shivakumar to revive its fortunes in Karnataka after three consecutive electoral defeats since May 2018 state Assembly polls, with the worst being in May 2019 general elections, when it retained one and lost 20 of the 21 Lok Sabha seats it contested in a pre-poll alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in the southern state.
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) Accusing the Akalis of "selling Punjab's interests" by agreeing to what he dubbed the "anti-farm ordinances" brought forth by the Centre, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that he would take his fight against these steps to the Union government.
Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has carried 45.80 million tonne (mt) of freight, including 27.06 mt of coal in its jurisdiction, by utilising 12,680 trains during the lockdown period, an official said on Saturday.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee for Science and Technology, headed by senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, will meet on July 10 to discuss the Covid-19 preparations.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The volunteers of an NGO, 'Neighbourhood Woof', were thrashed by the locals in Rani Bagh in outer Delhi.
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A chance coming together of several positives has led to a new record low tariff bid in the interstate transmission system (ISTS) tranche IX auctions of the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), according to CRISIL Research.
Bhopal, July 4 (IANS) BJP legislator Rameshwar Sharma will be the new pro tem Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, a senior official said on Saturday.
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced cancellation of college and university examinations in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Saturday sought an action taken report from the city police on a complaint seeking FIR against Patanjali Ayurved Limited, Ramdev and others for allegedly cheating people by falsely claiming to have found a cure for Covid-19.
Vijayawada, July 4 (IANS) A city court, here on Saturday, remanded Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former Minister Kollu Ravindra to 14-day judicial custody in a case relating to murder of an YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took stock of the relief work undertaken by the BJP cadres and party supporters across the country for the poor and needy during the nationwide lockdown and directed for putting such endeavours in digital format by September 25, the birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh co-founder Deendayal Upadhayaya.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday assured of providing long term visas to Pakistani Hindu refugees residing in the national capital as well as enable them to settle in India. The Home Minister said that the grant of citizenship will be expedited as per the provisions of the law and all Hindu refugees will be accepted as the country's citizens.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) The coming days for Jose K. Mani and his faction are crucial as it meets on Wednesday to take a call on the way forward. The CPM-led Left has made it clear that to be considered (an ally), he will have to make the first move.
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) People on Saturday rejected the Referendum 2020 of the Sikhs For Justice as not even a single person from Punjab registered as a voter, said senior BJP leader Vineet Joshi.