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Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

 

Article 370 India’s Internal Matter, Rajnath Singh Tells US Defence Secretary in Phone Call

Singh raised the issue of cross-border terrorism and appreciated the US support for India’s effort to maintain peace and stability in the region, a defence ministry spokesperson said. New Delhi: In a telephonic conversation with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, US Defence Secretary Mark T Esper on Thursday called recent developments in Jammu and Kashmir as internal matters of India and hoped that any issue between New Delhi and Islamabad will be resolved bilaterally. Singh raised the issue of cross-border terrorism and appreciated the US support for India’s effort to maintain peace…


Ready to Contest Against Mamata Banerjee, Says Former TMC Leader Sovan Chatterjee After Joining BJP

Sovan Chatterjee, who was once a trusted lieutenant of the Trinamool Congress supremo, mocked her and the party’s leadership for appointing poll strategist Prashant Kishor to revive its prospects in the next assembly polls. Kolkata: Sovan Chatterjee, the TMC leader who joined BJP recently, said on Tuesday that he is ready to contest against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the 2021 assembly polls if the saffron party wanted it. Chatterjee, who was once a trusted lieutenant of the Trinamool Congress supremo, mocked her and the party’s leadership for…


Andhra Govt Plans to Lift Incentives to Industries, Allot 75 Percent Local Quota As Per New Policy

Mekapati Goutham Reddy, the state minister for Industries and IT said that the state government is planning to lift industrial incentives soon as it acts as a burden for heavy revenue deficit state. Amaravathi: After International Diplomatic Outreach Program conducted in the State, the Andhra Pradesh Government plans to bring new industrial policy in the state where firms would be attracted through transparency, commitment and honesty rather than giving incentives. Mekapati Goutham Reddy, the state minister for Industries and IT said that the state government is planning to lift industrial…


The Churning in Bihar: Stage Being Set For Nitish Kumar to Lead Opposition Camp as Tejashwi Yadav Mopes

RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari argued that since there was no credible opposition at the Centre these days, Kumar should come to national politics and unite all opposition parties as he had all along maintained his secular image. Patna: The Rashtriya Janata Dal wants Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar to lead the socialist-strain of political outfits in the absence of an acceptable towering leader among all the opposition parties in the country. With RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in jail, senior RJD senior leader Shivanand Tiwari has recently made clear overtures to…


Yogi Adityanath expands council of ministers

This is the first rejig of Adityanath’s council of ministers since he came to power in 2017. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on August 21 expanded his council of ministers with 23 ministers taking oath at the Raj Bhavan. This is the first rejig of Adityanath’s council of ministers since he came to power in 2017. Four ministers of state with independent charge were promoted as cabinet ministers, while two new faces, Ram Naresh Agnihotri and Kamla Rani Varun, joined as cabinet ministers. Six ministers of state with independent charge were inducted.…