Modi 4th Longest-Serving PM In Indian History

Narendra Modi has yet another milestone to his credit – becoming the longest-serving non-Congress Prime Minister of India. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who held that distinction so far had three runs at India’s top post – first for 13 days from May 16, 1996 till May 28, 1996, followed by his 408 day the second tenure

Captain Goes Digital Way

The Punjab government on Wednesday took a major digital leap forward with the statewide launch of its Rs 92 crore ‘Punjab Smart Connect Scheme’ by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who handed over smartphones to six Class XII students in a symbolic gesture. Simultaneous distribution of phones was done at 26 places by various Ministers, legislators

UP On High Alert Ahead Of I-Day

Uttar Pradesh has been put on high alert, ahead of the Independence Day celebrations.Senior police officials in the rank of Additional Director General (ADG) and Inspector General (IG) will camp in sensitive districts and additional police force will be deployed in public places. The police spokesman said that the Uttar Pradesh-Nepal border has been sealed

600-km highway to connect J&K tourist spots

With the help of the Centre, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh UT administration are planning to connect all picturesque tourist resorts through a new 600-km-long highway circuit. According to the J&K Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, each spot would be like “another Gulmarg”.reports AHMED ALI FAYYAZ The proposed Rs 8,000 crore road project will

Suspected Chinese Spy Nabbed in Delhi

Nabbed in a crackdown on a multi-billion hawala racket operating in Delhi-NCR, Luo Sang, alias Charlie Peng, is suspected to be an agent of the Chinese intelligence service, the Ministry of State Security (MSS). Luo Sang, who created the fake Indian identity of Charlie Peng through forged Aadhaar cards and travel documents, was earlier arrested

Govt. Releases 6K Cr Grant For Covid Fight

In an attempt to assist states effectively address the situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centre on Wednesday released the fifth instalment of their share of revenue deficit grant, amounting to over Rs 6,000 crore. The grant had been released for 14 states – Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Tamil

President Kovind, PM Extend Wishes On Janmashtami

President Ram Nath Kovind has wished the people on Janmashtami, stressing that Lord Krishna’s teachings are evident among India’s Corona warriors amid the raging pandemic. “On the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens in India and abroad,” President Kovind said. He added that Lord

Modi reviews Covid situations with Chief Ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a review meeting with Chief Ministers or representatives of 10 states badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and advised that containment, contact tracing, and surveillance were key to the effective management of the virus infections in the country. In his address during the video conference meeting, the Prime

Rajasthan’s Political Crisis Ends

The Congress will constitute a three-member committee to look after the grievances of sulking Congress leader Sachin Pilot, who met Rahul Gandhi on Monday. The party said that the two leaders held a frank, open and conclusive discussion. In a statement, party General Secretary (Organisation) K.C. Venugopal said, “Congress President Sonia Gandhi has decided that