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PM fellowship of Kashmiri students: MHRD releases money of 838 students

List included only three of the 13 students from Rohtak College who have been agitating.

By Raqib Hameed Naik,,

Srinagar: The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has finally released the Scholarship under Prime Minister Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) on May 21 in favour of 838 Students of Jammu and Kashmir, including three students Rohtak Institute of Engineering and Management (RIEMS).

Through the people's lens: Modi's development model so far

Dr Rahul Pandey, Bobby Ramakant and Dr Sandeep Pandey, Citizen News Service - CNS

Story of Modi’s development model so far: Cutting health and education expenditure, forcing land acquisition, buying expensive jets and unsafe nuclear power, benefitting Big Business, diluting employment guarantee, fanning communal fires, exploiting Ganga, curbing dissent and shielding governance from public scrutiny.

AAP attacks move to give absolute powers to LG

New Delhi: Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday described as "unconstitutional" the central government's decision to give absolute powers in certain areas to Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung.

"The central government is shadow boxing," AAP leader and former minister Saurabh Bhardwaj told the media after a meeting of AAP legislators here.

"The notification that the central government has brought is not only unconstitutional, but it is against the basic principles of democracy," he added.


AAP lists its 100 days of achievements

New Delhi: Delhi's ruling AAP party on Sunday listed its achievements in 100 days of power, highlighting the continuous supply of power in the capital despite acute summer.

In tweets, the Aam Aadmi Party also outlined steps taken to fight pollution in Delhi, providing relief to traders, opening a water treatment plant at Dwarka and its move to issue stamp vendor licenses online.

It said in a bid to control price rise, the Delhi government, which will complete 100 days on Monday, plans to procure 10,000 tonnes of potatoes and onions through the official agency NAFED.


Castiesm is in DNA of Modi, says JD-U

Patna: Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United spokesperson Neeraj Kumar on Sunday said 'castiesm' is in the DNA of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his call for an end to caste-based politics in Bihar is full of contradictions.

Neeraj Kumar said the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has been regularly organising meetings of various castes to woo them ahead of next state assembly polls later this year.

Return of 'feel good factor' for Indian economy

(One Year of Modi gvernment)

By Biswajit Choudhury and Aparajita Gupta,

New Delhi : Recent reviews of global institutions and the prevailing investor confidence suggest a striking change in the perception about the Indian economy cover the past year. Yet, some crucial agenda remains for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government as it enters its second year on Tuesday.

अच्छे दिनों की आस में निराश बनारस के लोग

By TCN News,

वाराणसी : 16 वीं लोकसभा का चुनाव का सबसे रोचक मुकाबला बनारस में ही था, यहां की जनता ने नरेंद्र मोदी को न सिर्फ सांसद बनाया बल्कि उन्हें देश के प्रधानमंत्री के पद तक पहुंचाया. बनारस का चुनाव मोदी बनाम केजरीवाल के साथ साथ एक बड़े बदलाव के नाम भी रहा था. मोदी ने इलेक्शन कैम्पेन के दौरान बड़े बड़े वायदे किये थे.

Kishanganj MP among 25 who failed to utilize development funds in Bihar

Latest MPLADs report for one year of 16th Lok Sabha show statistics that should worry voters

By Mohammad Mudassir Alam,

Kishanganj (Bihar): Maulana Asrarul Haque Qasmi, Kishanganj’s Member of Parliament, has yet again disappointed the people of the district with his poor performance in one year since he was voted to power in May 2014.

Religious leaders may soon promote cleanliness in trains

Panaji : Religious leaders from all faiths may be roped in to promote cleanliness in India's trains because people listen to them, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Saturday.

Prabhu, who was speaking during the final session of a Goa government-organised knowledge exchange summit on e-governance, said that more than the railways itself, it was up to the passengers as far as maintaining hygiene in trains and platforms was concerned.


BJP rules out alliance with Trinamool, JD-U

New Delhi : The BJP on Saturday ruled out any possibility of an alliance with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Janata Dal-United in the forthcoming assembly elections in West Bengal and Bihar.

"The BJP and TMC are politically opposed to each other and hence there is no question of any coalition with it," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said at a press conference here.

Asked if there was any possibility of an alliance with the Trinamool, he said the Bharatiya Janata Party was in the opposition and will continue to oppose the Trinamool in West Bengal.