On Sunday, nearly a month before Punjab votes to elect its new government, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi urged the EC to postpone the February 14 Assembly polls by six days in view of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.
🔴 Earlier this month, the minister of state for housing and urban affairs, Kaushal Kishore, informed Parliament that the physical progress of the Central Vista Avenue was only 60% complete with Rs 190.76 crore spent out of the total budget of Rs 608 crore.
Phishing attempts directed at employees of various central ministries have recently been mounted through compromised government domain email IDs, even as MeitY and NIC take measures to tackle such breaches
The newly passed Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 enables this linkage, which the government says will help check multiple registrations of the same voter. What are Opposition parties objecting to this?
The CAG also noted that the national carrier needs to revisit the passenger and other coaching tariffs so as to recover the cost of operations in a phased manner and reduce losses in its core activities.
🔴 The Department of Personnel and Training has instructed each division in Central ministries to develop induction material in which officers are likely to be posted along with background of policy of flagship government programmes, it is learnt.
🔴 Estimated to cost a total of Rs 20,000 crore, currently only four projects are under construction — The new Parliament building, redevelopment of the Central Vista Avenue, construction of the three Common Central Secretariat Buildings and construction of the Vice President Residence.
This comes a day after The Indian Express reported about a Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question asked by Congress MP KC Venugopal to the Minister of External Affairs was removed from the final list of questions for the day.
🔴 The Smart Cities project, which aims at developing 100 citizen-friendly and self-sustainable urban settlements, includes setting up Integrated Command and Control Centres for each city as a vital step.
Speaking about India’s own digital revolution, PM Modi explained that it is rooted in “democracy, demography and the scale of its economy”. “It's powered by enterprise and innovation of our youth,” he added.