DMK, AIADMK Slam Centre For Reportedly Making Pongal A ‘Restricted’ Holiday
Both the DMK and the AIADMK have opposed the Centre’s reported move to convert the holiday given for Pongal festival into restricted one from compulsory list. AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala said the Centre’s step has come as a ‘big shock’ and urged the government to reconsider it.
The Monetary Police Committee of the RBI Thursday unanimously decided to reduce repo rate — the rate at which it lends to banks — by 25 basis points from 6 per cent to 5.75 per cent. The bank also changed the monetary policy stance from neutral to ac
A 23-year-old was diagnosed with Nipah virus on Tuesday, Kerala health minister KK Shailaja said. The patient's serum samples had been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune for further testing and had come back positive.
PM Modi-led govt appointed Nirmala Sitharaman as the Union Finance Minister in the central government. The former Union Defence Minister will be stepping into Arun Jaitley's shoes who has excused himself citing health reasons.
Many of the Congress Working Committee members have either never contested a LS or Assembly election or did so decades ago when the politics, discourse and tools were very different. This time, only 4 of the 18 members could manage to win.
After Congress' massive defeat in Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi's offer to quit as party chief was turned down by CWC. In the meeting, Rahul lashed out at a few senior Congress leaders for placing their sons above the party.