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Centre’s Cauvery move a betrayal, says CM HD Kumaraswamy

Centre’s Cauvery move a betrayal, says CM HD Kumaraswamy

Centre’s Cauvery move a betrayal, says CM HD Kumaraswamy Karnataka on Saturday strongly objected to the Centre’s decision to constitute the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) and Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC) despite its pleas against them. Chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, who had on Monday met both Union Water Resources Minister Gadkari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to appeal to them not to form the two bodies, arguing they would harm the state’s interests, described the Centre’s move as a betrayal. “They had promised to look into Karnataka’s request. I will now hold a meeting to get a feedback on ...

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Modi lays foundation stone of paperless office for Commerce Ministry

Modi lays foundation stone of paperless office for Commerce Ministry

Modi lays foundation stone of paperless office for Commerce Ministry Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stone of Vanijya Bhawan, a new office complex here for the department of commerce that is to be built at an estimated cost of Rs 226 crore. Located near India Gate, the complex is being built on a plot of 4.33 acres, belonging to erstwhile Directorate General of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D), the commerce ministry said in a statement It will be a completely paperless office with modern facilities such as smart access control, video conferencing and completely networked systems. The ...

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CM Nitish Kumar skips yoga event yet again

CM Nitish Kumar skips yoga event yet again

CM Nitish Kumar skips yoga event yet again Bihar chief minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar virtually snubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, yet again, as he skipped a programme organised in Patna by the NDA government to mark the International Day of Yoga on Thursday. Mr Kumar had stayed away from similar programmes in the last two year as well. This is the third year in a row when the JD(U) chief has avoided the annual yoga function but the first time after his party joined the NDA in July last year. As political circles in Patna started debating Mr ...

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PM Modi’s security beefed up after assassination reports by Maoists: Rajnath Singh

PM Modi’s security beefed up after assassination reports by Maoists Rajnath Singh

PM Modi’s security beefed up after assassination reports by Maoists: Rajnath Singh Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the security of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had been beefed up following reports of Maoists planning an attack on him. “We do not know who is planning what, and at what stage the plans are. We need to take all precautions. I have already set up a committee to review the prime minister’s security and it is going to be a continuous process. After we received certain inputs, we tightened his security further,” he said. In an interview to ‘The Week’ magazine, Rajnath ...

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Yoga is biggest unifying force in world: PM Modi on International Yoga Day

Yoga is biggest unifying force in world PM Modi on International Yoga Day

Yoga is biggest unifying force in world: PM Modi on International Yoga Day On the 4th International Yoga day today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yoga has become one of the biggest mass movements in the quest for good health and well-being as he led an estimated 50,000 enthusiasts to perform asanas at an institute in Dehradun. Addressing the gathering at the Forest Research Institute (FRI), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Yoga has emerged as the biggest unifying force in the world.” The Prime Minister reached the venue a little after 6:30 am wearing a white t-shirt and a pair ...

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Narendra Modi govt pursuing anti-farmer policies, criticises Somireddy

Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy came down heavily on Centre for increasing prices of fertilisers and diesel. The Minister said that farmers in Andhra Pradesh alone would suffer a burden of Rs 1,270 crore with the price hike. Speaking to reporters at Secretariat on Tuesday, Chandramohan Reddy said that farmers across the country had been suffering with the anti- farmer policies of Narendra Modi government. He said the Central government increased the price of DAP (fertiliser) to Rs 1,290 from Rs 1,001 and complex fertilisers to Rs 1,275 from Rs 1,123. He also pointed out that the diesel price has ...

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Chandrababu Naidu faults Narendra Modi on special status to AP

AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Sunday gave an earful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the anguish of his state over the denial of special category status to Andhra Pradesh. Addressing the NITI Aayog meeting here on Sunday and responding to the rosy picture painted by the Prime Minister of the economy of states, Naidu minced no words in telling the nation the ‘wilful default’ nature of the Centre in denying the state the special category status and its adverse impact on Andhra Pradesh. Though Naidu took along with him a prepared speech copy to highlight the ...

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NITI Aayog meet: Andhra CM to take on PM Modi over ‘broken promises’

NITI Aayog meet: Andhra CM to take on PM Modi over 'broken promises'

NITI Aayog meet: Andhra CM to take on PM Modi over ‘broken promises’ Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is to raise strongly a host of the state issues, including the centre’s refusal to grant ‘special category status’ to it, during the NITI Aayog meeting in New Delhi on Sunday. Over the last four days, the chief minister held extensive discussions with the state ministers, top bureaucrats and MPs on the issues to be raised during the 4th Governing Council meeting of the NITI Aayog. This will be the first time that Naidu will have a face-to-face meeting with ...

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Jaitley writing hollow, wasteful blogs to regain political relevance: Congress

Jaitley writing hollow, wasteful blogs to regain political relevance: Congress

Union minister Arun Jaitley is writing “hollow and wasteful” blogs to regain political relevance, the Congress on Wednesday said, hitting back at the BJP leader for questioning the party’s “ideology” and its president Rahul Gandhi’s “wisdom”. Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala said Jaitley’s blogs are a clear case of finding lost political relevance by “churning unadulterated lies”. He alleged that the “minister without a portfolio” is desperately trying to “outwit his juniors” who have surpassed ahead to “impress the Badshah by weaving blatant lies and falsehood”. Earlier, Jaitley while taking a jibe at Gandhi for “anti-Narendra Modi tirade” questioned the ...

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Vajpayee undergoing dialysis, leaders visit in AIIMS to meet former PM

Vajpayee undergoing dialysis, leaders visit in AIIMS to meet former PM

Vajpayee undergoing dialysis, leaders visit in AIIMS to meet former PM Former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee was on Monday admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for a “routine check-up”. A statement issued by the BJP and by AIIMS said his condition is stable. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, home minister Rajnath Singh and health minister J.P. Nadda visited the former PM at AIIMS. Sources at AIIMS said Mr Vajpayee arrived there at around 11.30 am for a routine check-up and was admitted to the Cardio Intensive Care Unit ...

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