The decision was taken at a meeting of top Congress leaders and presidents of its state units on Saturday. Congress president Rahul Gandhi also discussed the challenges facing the party in states.
Three national awards in poetry, journalism and good governance will be introduced, each of Rs 5 lakh. Besides, Shramodaya Vidyalayas, being constructed for children of labourers.
The proposal has been made in wake of an inadequate number of candidates qualifying the entrance test this year.
The letter, from Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik states, “In 2014, I promised that no poor family in Odisha will be denied medical treatment because of financial constraints. To them, I dedicate Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana”.
While Naidu's TDP and the Congress are rivals, along with Brahmani, sons of several TDP leaders including also attended the meeting with Rahul Gandhi.
This officer, sources said, once headed a civic body and had faced a departmental enquiry, and even invited adverse remarks.
The Gowari community had been demanding inclusion in the ST category for long.
The tribunal also directed the Centre to set up the Mahadayi Water Management Authority to implement its report and final decision.
“The Indian rupee just gave the Supreme Leader, a vote of NO confidence, crashing to a historic low,” Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also said that his government did not believe in “appeasing” any single community and does not discriminate between people based on their caste, creed, and religion or on any other lines.
The Congress said postponing elections to Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh requires an amendment to the Constitution and made it clear that it would approach the court if elections to these states are postponed.
Senior officials in the Governor’s Office said Tandon, who had not been keeping well for a few days, suffered a heart attack around 8 am and was admitted in the ICU at Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital in Raipur.
Young Indian (YI), which was incorporated in November 2010 with capital of Rs 50 lakh, had acquired almost all shareholdings of Associated Journals Limited (AJL), which owns National Herald newspaper.
A bench of CJI Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar fixed August 20 to hear the plea after Advocate Aishwarya Bhati mentioned it.
At condolence meet, party leaders declare him undisputed chief of DMK
In his televised address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day, Kovind recalled Mahatma Gandhi’s “most noble mantra” on the “power of ahinsa” (non-violence) being “far greater than the power of hinsa” (violence).
While the government has said that the official number of deaths from dengue is four, some health officials in the district admitted that the number could be higher, and upwards of 10.
On the basis of a report in Caravan, Congress had Saturday alleged that Shah had not declared in his affidavit “liabilities” related to two plots of land owned by him.
The query came from a bench of CJI Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud while hearing a plea by the state BJP and CPM which have alleged that TMC cadres unleashed violence to prevent candidates of other parties from filing nominations.
Faced with online registration options and messages for 'enrollment', the Ayushman Bharat secretariat is even considering police action to prevent a major embarrassment after the scheme's launch.