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Tax Cut On Fuel By Centre Only 'Partial', Don't Expect States To Slash Rates, Says TN FM

Tax Cut On Fuel By Centre Only 'Partial', Don't Expect States To Slash Rates, Says TN FM

Thiagarajan further said it was 'heartening' to note the Centre has "finally heeded to the repeated requests of the Tamil Nadu Government to reduce the taxes on petrol and diesel, which were egregiously increased by the Union Government from 2014 to 2021."

22 May 2022
West Bengal: Disgruntled MP Meets BJP Top Brass, Says Ball In Their Court Now

West Bengal: Disgruntled MP Meets BJP Top Brass, Says Ball In Their Court Now

The MP of Barrackpore, an industrial area, has of late been critical also of the Centre’s policy towards the jute sector which is in crisis over the prices...

17 May 2022

Rahul Bhat’s Killing Has Scared Kashmiri Pandits, Centre Should Ensure Their Security: Arvind Kejriwal

Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat, who had got the job of a clerk under the special employment package for migrants in 2010-11, was killed by terrorists inside his...

Centre Defends Sedition Law In Supreme Court

Centre Defends Sedition Law In Supreme Court

The Centre has told the three-judge bench, led by Chief Justice NV Ramana, that the verdict in the Kedarnath Singh vs State of Bihar upholding sedition law is...

07 May 2022

‘Stop Tormenting People’: Mamata Banerjee To Centre On Fuel Price Hike

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused Centre of conducting a ‘great Indian loot’ by hiking the prices of petrol, diesel, LPG and other...

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29 April 2022
M K Stalin Moves Assembly Resolution, Urges Centre To Allow It To Send Humanitarian Aid To Crisis Hit Sri Lanka

M K Stalin Moves Assembly Resolution, Urges Centre To Allow It To Send Humanitarian Aid To Crisis Hit Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin moved the resolution, saying his government was ready to send essentials including rice, pulses, milk and life-saving...


29 April 2022
Coal Shortage Could Lead To Power Outage For Metro, Hospitals: Delhi Govt Issues Warning

Coal Shortage Could Lead To Power Outage For Metro, Hospitals: Delhi Govt Issues Warning

Thermal plants across India are grappling with coal shortage, indicating a looming power crisis in the country. Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain held an...


29 April 2022
West Bengal Admits Its Ukraine-Returned Medical Students To Various State Colleges

West Bengal Admits Its Ukraine-Returned Medical Students To Various State Colleges

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the state has come to the rescue of the students, after Centre refused to help them.


28 April 2022
Rahul Takes A Dig At PM Modi Over Fuel Price Hike, Terms His Federalism 'Coercive'

Rahul Takes A Dig At PM Modi Over Fuel Price Hike, Terms His Federalism 'Coercive'

Rahul Gandhi's remarks came after Modi flagged higher fuel prices in many opposition-ruled states and urged them to reduce VAT in "national interest" to...


28 April 2022
90-year-old Odissi Dancer Evicted In Delhi, Padma Shri Citation Seen Lying On Road

90-year-old Odissi Dancer Evicted In Delhi, Padma Shri Citation Seen Lying On Road

According to the government's policy, up to 40 artistes can be allotted accommodation under a special quota in the General Pool Residential Accommodation on...


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28 April 2022
MK Stalin Hits Out At PM Modi Over Fuel Tax Cuts

MK Stalin Hits Out At PM Modi Over Fuel Tax Cuts

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin said whenever international crude rates dipped, the BJP government did not pass on the benefit to the customers, but only pocketed the...


28 April 2022
Efforts Are On To Remove AFSPA Completely From Northeast Region: PM Modi

Efforts Are On To Remove AFSPA Completely From Northeast Region: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address in Assam made the announcement, saying the situation has improved a lot in the various parts of northeast in...


20 April 2022
Switch On Power Plants, Not 'Bulldozers Of Hate': Rahul Gandhi Tells Centre

Switch On Power Plants, Not 'Bulldozers Of Hate': Rahul Gandhi Tells Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's remark came in connection to the incident where Centre ran bulldozers in the anti-encroachment drive in Delhi's violence-hit...


04 April 2022
Mamata Banerjee Urges To Call All Party Meeting Over Skyrocketing Fuel Prices

Mamata Banerjee Urges To Call All Party Meeting Over Skyrocketing Fuel Prices

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee alleged that the Centre allowed steep price hikes of petrol and diesel to divert attention from the...


03 April 2022
'Ghat Mein Haat': Govt Plans Tourism Network Along Ganga To Boost Regional Economy

'Ghat Mein Haat': Govt Plans Tourism Network Along Ganga To Boost Regional Economy

The 'Ghat Mein Haat' project has been declared a flagship scheme with a budget outlay of Rs 20,000 crore designed to uplift the economy of the regions...


29 March 2022
Bharat Bandh: Nationwide Strike Enters Day Two, Here's All That Has Happened

Bharat Bandh: Nationwide Strike Enters Day Two, Here's All That Has Happened

A joint forum of central trade unions including INTUC, AITUC, HMS, CITU, AIUTUC amongst others is protesting against the government policies affecting workers,...


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28 March 2022
Central Trade Unions Embark On Two-Day Nationwide Strike Protesting Against Centre's Policies

Central Trade Unions Embark On Two-Day Nationwide Strike Protesting Against Centre's Policies

According to General Secretary of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) Amarjeet Kaur, industrial areas of several states including Assam, Haryana, Delhi,...


14 March 2022
 SKM Leaders Meet To Take Stock Of Progress On Centre's Promises To Farmers

 SKM Leaders Meet To Take Stock Of Progress On Centre's Promises To Farmers

Farmers' Protest: An SKM functionary confirmed that the agenda of the meeting is to review the progress made on the assurance letter given by the government on...


09 March 2022
HC Seeks Centre's Stand On Delhi Waqf Board Plea On De-Listing Of 123 Properties, Refuses Stay

HC Seeks Centre's Stand On Delhi Waqf Board Plea On De-Listing Of 123 Properties, Refuses Stay

Justice Varma said he was not hearing the case finally and asked the Centre to file its response.


05 March 2022
Centre Proposes 10 Per Cent Tree Cover At Residential, Commercial Construction Sites

Centre Proposes 10 Per Cent Tree Cover At Residential, Commercial Construction Sites

The regulations will be applicable on projects involving construction of new building projects and expansion, renovation or repair of old existing buildings...


04 March 2022
17,000 Stranded Indians Evacuated From Ukraine: Centre Submits Before SC

17,000 Stranded Indians Evacuated From Ukraine: Centre Submits Before SC

Ukraine Crisis: A total of 17,000 stranded people have already been evacuated from the conflict zone in Ukraine, Attorney General K K Venugopal told Supreme...


27 February 2022
Centre Working Tirelessly To Evacuate Indians Stranded In Ukraine, PM Modi Asserts

Centre Working Tirelessly To Evacuate Indians Stranded In Ukraine, PM Modi Asserts

India on Saturday embarked on the evacuation of its stranded citizens amid the soaring tension in Ukraine after Russian military offensive.


25 February 2022
Centre To Bear Cost Of Evacuation Of Stranded Indians From Ukraine: Sources

Centre To Bear Cost Of Evacuation Of Stranded Indians From Ukraine: Sources

India is planning to evacuate the Indians through Ukraine's land borders shared with Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Romania as the Ukrainian government closed...


18 February 2022
Putting Asymmetric Federalism In A Tinder-Box In India

Putting Asymmetric Federalism In A Tinder-Box In India

The idea that asymmetric federalism is both secession-inducing and secession-preventing has resonated powerfully in India’s Constituent Assembly (CA) Debates...


07 February 2022
Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi Targets Govt On Unemployment Issue

Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi Targets Govt On Unemployment Issue

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said 67 per cent MSMEs were temporarily shut and profits dipped for 66 per cent in FY21.


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