The BJP is up against a formidable opposition alliance in the five-phase Jharkhand Assembly elections, which kicked off on Saturday. It is banking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s image and welfare measures initiated by the Raghubar Das government to see it through.
According to the sources, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution had circulated a note for raising the authorised capital of FCI from Rs 3,500 crore to Rs 10,000 crore. Once approved, FCI will able to raise more money from the market.
In his introductory remarks at the meeting, which was not attended by the Sena, Modi said NDA allies may have different ideologies but were like one family and should not get unsettled by small differences.
The samples were taken from 11 localities, including Paswan’s official residence at 12 Janpath and Krishi Bhawan in Lutyens’ Delhi, and areas such as Nandnagari, Sonia Vihar, Pitampura, Ashok Nagar and Burari.
Making a formal announcement about Chirag’s elevation at a press conference in the national capital, Paswan, 73, Union minister and an eight-time MP, said the LJP national executive has unanimously elected Chirag Paswan as new president of the party.
As per sources, the report, ‘Strategy To Curb Air Pollution in Delhi NCR’, prepared by NITI Aayog with help of international experts, was shared with the departments concerned of the Centre and states.
A small swing of votes in the Assembly elections can influence the outcome of many seats in Jharkhand, as 19 of the 81 seats were decided by a thin margin of less than 5,000 votes in 2014. Most of these seats were won by the BJP-AJSU alliance. An analysis of the 2014 Jharkhand Assembly election […]
According to sources in the Jal Shakti Ministry, after the World Bank board’s approval last year, the then Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation circulated a Cabinet note.
The BJP won Thanesar by a margin of 842 votes, and Ratia (SC) and Yamunanagar by 1,216 and 1,455 votes respectively. In all, nine seats saw victory margins smaller than 2,000. Five of these were won by the Congress; one by Gopal Kanda of the Haryana Lokhit Party.
There is no clarity on what could be the reason behind this rising trend of entry level workforce among MGNREGA workers but experts say this could be a reflection of rural distress and lack of employment opportunities.