The tone of the statement stunned the state governments, especially because both the Centre and the states were working in coordination to take up the challenges during the pandemic fight.
Suga and Modi were face-to-face last month at the virtual Quad leaders' summit, but an in-person visit will be a different experience.
This week one of the three election commissioners tested positive for the virus. Sushil Chandra, who will soon assume charge as Chief Election Commissioner, is now learned to be working from home.
He urged them to give up foreign-made materials as much as possible to achieve Atmanirbharta or self-reliance.
It is rare for Ghulam Nabi Azad not to campaign in elections. The Congress veteran was not in action in Bihar last year because he had tested positive for Covid-19.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address party workers across the country through video conferencing at 10.30 am on Tuesday.
In the midst of campaigning, Chowdhury did not curtail any of his electioneering plans but found some time to celebrate as well.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party leaders say, got the vaccine earlier this month and had been telling leaders who spoke to her to get themselves inoculated.
Referring to his 16-year-old friendship with justice Katju, Venugopal advised that the request for sanction be made before Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
Amid the hectic campaigning in West Bengal, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury made a dash to Delhi on Friday to chair a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that he participated in a satyagraha in 1971 in support of Bangladesh liberation fighters.
Union minister and Rajya Sabha MP from Kerala Vayalar Ravi bids farewell.
Chief Justice of India S A Bobde recommending Justice N V Ramana as his successor, the buzz in the power corridors is that it will be the latter who will have the honour of picking a new director of the CBI as part of the select committee led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sitharaman said she appreciated the speech by Congress MP Amar Singh, who dealt with things substantively and acknowledged “some good things” while making his points of difference as well.
Besides the usual inclusions – Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi – it also has Manish Tewari, who was one of the 23 writers of the letter seeking organisational changes in the party.
Marking a year of virtual court hearings, the Supreme Court’s e-committee looked back that it had trained over 1.6 lakh lawyers, judges and court masters through webinars.
Replying to a question on thalassemia and how to prevent hereditary diseases, Vardhan, a doctor, said there should be a societal movement and awareness on “rakt-kundli” of people so that blood types of prospective couples are matched before marriage and they are advised accordingly.
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari often receives compliments from MPs cutting across party lines for his ministry's performance and the way he replies to questions in Parliament.
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's long-winding and detailed reply to the discussion on Budget in Lok Sabha ended up testing the time limit of the House.
In his speech, Tharoor said despite the announcement of 100 new Sainik Schools in partnership with NGOs, private schools and states, recent documents issued by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti show that has since been withdrawn.
On Monday, when the House met after a week of continuous disruptions, hardly one-fifth of the total strength of MPs was present, with members from both sides missing.
Justice D Y Chandrachud surprised the audience when he logged in wearing a pink T-shirt for the virtual farewell organised by the Supreme Court Young Lawyers Forum for Justice Indu Malhotra.
The Congress on Friday came out with its list of 30 star campaigners for West Bengal elections. The absence of senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad was striking.
LAST MONTH, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced setting up of 100 Sainik Schools across the country in PPP mode.
With his characteristic humour, Nitin Gadkari said he liked officers who took wrong decisions rather than those who delayed decision-making.