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Minister V K Singh calls ex-aide a fraud, had fulsome praise last year

June 19, 2019 8:27 pm

Records show that the Minister appointed his former aide after he had been arrested in a forgery case; praised him, recommended him for a position in a UP BJP trade body and even asked for action against police officers who had once booked the aide for alleged cheating and forgery.

Union Minister Krishna Raj stable after falling ill during BJP Parl party meeting: Doctor

December 20, 2017 6:32 pm

"It seems that her blood sugar levels had dipped because she felt uneasy," a senior doctor said.

Savings via DBT cross Rs 58k crore mark, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

September 28, 2017 3:16 pm

Elaborating on mobile companies setting manufacturing plants in the country, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that over the last three years around 100 new companies have set production facilities.

Union Minister Arun Ram Meghwal is known as the 'ladder minister', says BJD MP in Lok Sabha

July 27, 2017 8:07 pm

The minister said the locals then said "if I was their representative, I would also have to make the phone call the same way they do." Arjun Ram Meghwal said that he made the call by scaling the tree on a ladder and nurse was made available to them.

Union Minister Smriti Irani unveils world's largest cushion

June 20, 2017 12:29 pm

A total of 180 companies from India, Bangladesh, China, Korea, Thailand and Nepal are participating in the Heimtexil and Ambiente India 2017 fair.

Coal scam: Ex-Union minister Dilip Ray granted bail

February 26, 2016 12:36 pm

Ex- Union Minister of State for Coal Dilip Ray, of the 1999 NDA government who was summoned as an accused in a coal scam case, was granted bail on Friday by a special court at New Delhi.

Union minister announces miminum monthly pension scheme of Rs 1,000

October 01, 2014 1:10 pm

The number of beneficiaries all over the country is more than 32 lakh, out of a total of 49 lakh.

Maneka Gandhi attends religious function in maiden visit to Punjab post elections

June 01, 2014 6:02 pm

Maneka had come to attend 7th barsi of Baba Nirmal Singh in this village.

Uma Bharti sworn in as Union minister, NDA government

May 26, 2014 7:49 pm

This is the second time that Uma Bharti, often referred to as 'sadhvi', has become a Union minister in an NDA government.

Two years after getting complaint, CBI widens probe

February 27, 2014 1:35 am

The agency alleges that appointments at middle and junior management levels in the PSU were made in 2008.


Six women journalists accuse union minister MJ Akbar of sexual harassment

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

At least 6 women journalists, who have previously worked with MJ Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, accused him of sexual harassment during his time as a journalist and editor.

Ceremonial reception for Hollande at Rashtrapati Bhavan

January 25, 2016 7:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): A ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for French President Francois Hollande on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister Prakash Javdekar and MoS Prime Minister office jitendra Singh were among the other present at the ceremony. President Hollande, who will be the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, is on a three-day visit to India.

Education should be used as tool for character building: Rajnath Singh

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

Lucknow, Jan 22 (ANI): Addressing a convocation ceremony of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University in Lucknow on Friday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the purpose of education is not only to gain knowledge, but also to culturally groom oneself. He asserted that students should learn from Swami Vivekananda, who said that “character makes a man”.

Jagruti Yuva Morcha protests outside Union Minister Dattatreya's residence

January 19, 2016 5:36 am

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (ANI): The members of the Telangana's Jagruti Yuva Morcha staged a protest outside Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya's residence in Hyderabad on Tuesday, demanding justice and compensation of Rs. 50 lakhs for a Dalit PhD scholar. In a tragic incident, a Dalit PhD scholar Rohith Vemula was found hanging at a central university's hostel room in Hyderabad on Sunday. Rohith, a resident of Guntur, was pursuing his PhD in society studies from the university. Union Minister for Labour Bandaru Dattatreya has been charged with abetment to suicide. A case has been filed against Dattatreya, University of Hyderabad Vice Chancellor Apparao, ABVP activist Susheel Kumar and his brother Vishnu by the Hyderabad police under section 306A. Meanwhile, the HRD ministry has asked a two-member panel to probe the case.