Politics

After ‘Headmaster’ Modi’s Warning, MPs attend Lok Sabha in good numbers

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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It was a high-attendance ‘Question Hour‘ in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, with BJP MPs filling up the Treasury benches a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked them to keep their attendance up to the mark in Parliament during sessions. The sheer presence of ‘Headmaster’ Modi in the House through the Question Hour made …

Former Foreign Minister SM Krishna joins BJP

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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New Delhi: Congress veteran and former Foreign Minister, SM Krishna, who had quit the party in Jaunary, on Wednesday formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at its headquarters. He joined the BJP at a programme in the presence of party chief Amit Shah and other key leaders. ALSO READ: Yogi keeps Home revenue; UP portfolio announced …

Yogi keeps Home revenue; UP portfolio announced

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, seems to be on the toes since he took over the office as he allocated portfolios to his jumbo 46-man Cabinet keeping the home ministry. Adityanath’s team has 22 Cabinet ministers, nine ministers of state with independent charge and 13 ministers of state. HERE’s the full list: Keshav Prasad Maurya: …

UP CM asks officials not to chew pan, pan masala on duty

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Lucknow: The newly appointed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday directed Uttar Pradesh government officials to stop chewing pan, pan masala etc when in the office, after seeing betel-juice stained walls during his first visit to the secretariat annexe building here. ALSO READ: Trying to implement GST from July 1: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley “The chief …

Trying to implement GST from July 1: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said he is hopeful of rolling out the biggest tax reform GST from July 1 which will make goods and services cheaper and tax evasion difficult. The Finance Minister also said achieving a growth rate of 7-8 per cent is plausible and if economies pick up globally then the …

Captain Amarinder Singh to meet President, PM

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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New Delhi: Newly-elected Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh will hold a series of meetings with the government’s top brass in the national capital on Wednesday. Amarinder Singh, who is on his first visit to the national capital after taking over as the chief minister, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Parliament …

Will work for every citizen of UP, Yogi’s Parliament speech on Delhi date

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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UP’s mint fresh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, had his Delhi date on Tuesday and in his farewell speech in Parliament he took a dig at Rahul Gandhi “I am a year younger than Rahul Gandhi and a year older than Akhilesh Yadav. I came between their jodi (alliance). That is why the alliance failed,” the …

‘Unhappy’ Prime Minister asks BJP MPs to ensure presence in Parliament

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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New Delhi: Expressing ‘unhappiness’ over the lack of quorum often causing delay in Parliament’s functioning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked his party members to ensure their presence, saying he can call any of them any time. He told them at a BJP Parliamentary Party meeting that attending Parliament is their basic responsibility and added …

UP CM Yogi Adityanath meets PM Modi

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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New Delhi:: Two days after assuming office as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Adityanath also met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley  following which he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ALSO READ: NSA Ajit Doval to meet US Defence Secretary The Chief Minister later in the day will meet Bharatiya Janata …

Yogi Adityanath’s ‘First Day First Show’

Monday, March 20, 2017

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A day after taking over as the 21st Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath is going to meet Governor Ram Naik at 5pm on Monday. Adityanath’s 47-member cabinet include two deputy CMs-Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma-and a lone Muslim face Mohsin Raza, who was sworn in as a minister of state on Sunday. Here …

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