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Punjab CM asks Modi to remit pending dues of scholarship scheme: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking release of the state's pending amount and revised sharing pattern under the Post-Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Castes (PMS-SCs) for 2017-2020. In his letter,...
Asaram has ulterior motive to shift outside jail, SC told: The Rajasthan government has informed the Supreme Court that Asaram Bapu was not cooperating with the doctors at AIIMS Jodhpur with an ulterior motive of shifting of venue of his custody. The state government averred that Asaram has...
Retired IAS Anup Chandra appointed Election Commissioner: President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed retired IAS officer Anup Chandra Pandey as Election Commissioner. The appointment restores the three-member commission to its full strength, which will now oversee the next set of crucial assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa,...
Farmers are true to their stance despite several deaths: Rahul: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a potshot at the government saying the farmers have been protesting against the three farm laws despite several deaths at the protest site. "To safeguard their farms and the country,...
Monsoon storms into Maharashtra, trains, traffic hit in Mumbai: The first monsoon rains hit Maharashtra and Mumbai with full fury on Wednesday, hitting local trains and road traffic, and flooding low-lying areas in the country's commercial capital, officials said here. Large parts of Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, Raigad witnessed...
BJP expels liquor tragedy accused from party: The Aligarh unit of the BJP has expelled Rishi Sharma, the alleged kingpin of the hooch tragedy, from the party. District president of BJP, Rishipal Pal Singh, has cancelled Rishi Sharma's primary membership, a party press release said. The Aligarh Police have...
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana extended till Diwali: In a relief to over 80 crore Indians, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced to extend the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) till Diwali. In this time of pandemic, the Prime Minister, while addressing the nation,...
Punjab Police bust Covid-19 cyber scam, three held: Punjab Police have busted an interstate high-profile gang of criminals in Mohali district indulging in Covid-19 cyber scams, a police official said. All the three arrested accused have been found to be cheating patients by falsely promising them to deliver...
STPI to launch 12 centres of excellence soon: The Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) will soon launch 12 more Centres of Excellence (CoE) in various parts of the country. STPI Director General, Omkar Rai, revealed this on the occasion of the 30th foundation day of STPI. AIC STPINEXT,...
Delhi govt’s doorstep delivery of ration is a scam: BJP: Terming the Delhi government's ambitious doorstep delivery of ration scheme as a scam, the BJP on Sunday said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should stop the drama to cover up his government's failure. Addressing a virtual press conference,...