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  India   All India  29 Aug 2019

India, All india, 29 Aug 2019

BJP inducts 7 crore new members, to total of 18 cr

Nadda said overwhelming support for the BJP was visible during its membership drive as the target was to recruit 2.2 crore members.

29 Aug 2019 11:58 PM

Scindia: Make me PCC chief, or I’ll ‘look for options’

Speculation is rife in political circles that Scindia is in touch with BJP leaders and that he could switch parties unless he is made the PCC chief.

29 Aug 2019 11:55 PM

Chinese diplomat calls for 'one-plus-one: more than two' diplomatic formula with India

His proposal of diplomatic formula came during delivery of inaugural address at 44th AGM of Silk Association of India.

29 Aug 2019 8:58 PM

After RBI payout, FM Nirmala promises better spending efficiency to push growth

Sitharaman and her junior minister Anurag Thakur held discussions with tax authorities and industry representatives.

29 Aug 2019 8:52 PM

‘We urge respect for human rights, compliance with legal procedures’: US on J&K issues

In a subtle warning to Pakistan, US spokesperson also highlighted need to ‘prevent cross-border terrorism’.

29 Aug 2019 8:44 PM


Amit Shah urges women to shun plastic bags in order to save environment

Shah said the Centre was also mulling to take strong steps to stop the production of single-use plastic in a bid to save the environment.

29 Aug 2019 8:10 PM

5 govt officials injured due to stone pelting during anti-encroachment drive in Meerut

‘Action will be taken against the dairy owners and others who pelted the stones. An investigation is underway,’ he said.

29 Aug 2019 7:31 PM

'Welcome to New India': Jairam Ramesh on HC's decision for arrested activist

Bombay High Court asked Bhima Koregaon case accused why he kept 'objectionable material' like Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace' at home.

29 Aug 2019 7:14 PM

Bank frauds take 74pc leap to Rs 71,543 crore in FY19: says Reserve Bank's annual report

Report states, ‘balance in contingency fund as of June 30, 2019 was Rs 1.96 lakh crore compared to Rs 2.32 lakh crore as of June 30, 2018.’

29 Aug 2019 6:55 PM

'Saffron party has cheated devotees in name of new legislation,': Kerala CM

The apex court had on September 28 last year allowed women of all age groups to offer prayers at the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala.

29 Aug 2019 6:36 PM


Delhi government announces free rides for women on DTC, cluster buses from Oct 29

Out of the total estimated budget, Rs 140 crore has been earmarked for DTC buses while Rs 150 crore has been set aside for Delhi Metro.

29 Aug 2019 6:34 PM

Centre releases Rs 47,436 crore to various states to implement afforestation

Javadekar told the meeting that state budget for forests shall remain unaffected and fund being transferred is in addition to state budget.

29 Aug 2019 6:29 PM

Sitaram Yechury reaches Srinagar, meets ailing colleague Tarigami for three hours

The apex court made it clear that Yechury was allowed to visit Jammu and Kashmir only to meet his party colleague.

29 Aug 2019 5:31 PM

Nearly 15 aircraft added per month to ease passenger traffic: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Delhi Airport alone deals with 70 million fliers per yr, both Delhi, Mumbai airports together roughly deal with 34pc of passengers in India.

29 Aug 2019 5:30 PM

Government sets up air ticket counters in Srinagar to facilitate booking amid internet ban

The ticket counter is located at the city centre, a place considered convenient to reach from any part of the city.

29 Aug 2019 5:18 PM


Bombay HC did raise questions on Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace' but on this book

The hashtag #WarAndPeace has been trending on the social media platform during the day.

29 Aug 2019 5:13 PM

'Prasad' at Indore's Khajrana temple gets FSSAI certificate

The certification aims to ensure that prasad distributed by temples is safe for consumption.

29 Aug 2019 5:12 PM

'Funeral procession' taken out in Chattisgarh for Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Imran Khan had said that the neighbouring nation would go to any extent to ensure that Kashmiri get 'freedom'.

29 Aug 2019 4:56 PM

'Irresponsible' remarks by Pakistan: MEA condemns comments on internal issues

'Not even in one incident any hospital has reported shortage of drug or of any disposable item,' Kumar said.

29 Aug 2019 4:47 PM

Centre to set up tourism office in Ladakh soon

The move is aimed at both revenue and employment generation in the area.

29 Aug 2019 4:03 PM