Demonetisation adversely affected GDP growth: Manmohan Singh
Demonetisation adversely affected GDP growth: Manmohan Singh


Demonetisation adversely affected GDP growth: Manmohan Singh. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh once again targeted the Modi government and warned of demonetisation and hasty implementation of GST adversely impacting GDP growth.In an interview, Manmohan said that GDP growth in the first quarter of current fiscal slumped to a three year low of 5.7 percent down

Law Ministry thumbs up to draft bill on fugitive economic offenders Law Ministry thumbs up to draft bill on fugitive economic offenders

Law Ministry thumbs up to draft bill on fugitive economic offenders. The law Ministry has given its concurrence to a draft bill that will give powers to the government to confiscate property of economic offenders and defaulters who flee India, albeit with a new provision, official sources said. The bill flows from Finance Minister Arun

CPI starts campaign to ‘Home return’ for activists led to Dera

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, September 18 – The CPI has decided to bring back the activists, who had gone to Dera Sirsa, after leaving the ideology of the party. The party claims that the people of lower and middle class had left the party ideology and went towards the Dera. The party has also decided to

Gurdaspur bypoll : BJP send ‘lucky’ motorcycles for poll campaign

Narinder jagga Chandigarh, 18 September- Successfully tested in UP assembly, the lucky motorcycles will be used in Gurdaspur bypoll as well as for the Parliament election -2019, in Punjab by the BJP. The first batch of 38 motorcycles has been arrived from Utter Pradesh. Out of these, 10 have been sent to Gurdaspur area. Second

Congress to claim Gurdaspur on "development' plank
Congress to claim Gurdaspur on “development’ plank

During a high level meeting between Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh,  AICC in-charge of Punjab affairs, Asha Kumari, and Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar at New Delhi , it was decided that the developmental works initiated by the state government would constitute the base of Gurdaspur by-poll campaign.Congress government in the state took over

PM Modi Inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam on occasion of his Birthday
PM Modi Inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam on occasion of his Birthday

PM Modi Inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam on occasion of his Birthday. PM Narendra modi inaugurated the world’s second largest Dam called, Sardar Sarovar Dam on the occasion of his 67th birth anniversary. It is pertinent to note that over the last several decades Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam scheme was surrounded by controversies.PM Modi, who turned

Gurdas Lok Sabha seat
Gurdas Lok Sabha seat: BJP not in favour to give ticket to Akshay Khanna

Gurdas Lok Sabha seat: In Punjab, Bharatiya Janata Party leaders want Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat to give tickets to the party instead of giving tickets to any star campaigner. After the demise of former MP Vinod Khanna, there will be a by-election on October 11 in Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat.There is a lot of pressure on the

Sunil Jakhar likely to be the Congress face from Gurdaspur
Sunil Jakhar likely to be the Congress face from Gurdaspur

Arjun Sharma Ludhiana The non-controversial Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar is being tipped for contesting the byelection for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat that has been vacated following death of the BJP MP Vinod Khanna. It is reliably learnt that because of acceptability of Jakhar among all factions of the Congress, the party high command

Captain Amarinder Singh mourn death of Marshal Arjan Singh
Captain Amarinder Singh mourn death of Marshal Arjan Singh

Captain Amarinder Singh mourn death of Marshal Arjan Singh. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder has expressed profound grief over the death of Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh. India’s pride Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh has passed away on Saturday. Marshal of IAF Singh was admitted to Army’s Research and

Iceland PM's resigns, new election expected on Nov 4
Iceland PM’s resigns, new election expected on Nov 4

Iceland PM’s resigns, new election expected on Nov 4. Iceland President Gudni Th. Johannesson accepted the resignation of the volcanic island’s prime minister Bjarni Benediktsson.   The Prime Minister says that the new elections are likely to be held on November 4.Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson lost his nine-month-old, center-right coalition after one party quit over

Finance Minister should resign for being a total failure: Sukhbir
Finance Minister should resign for being a total failure: Sukhbir

Finance Minister should resign for being a total failure: Sukhbir. Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal stated that state Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal was a total failure as a finance minister, so he should resign from his post and should be given some other portfolio in the Cabinet.Sukhbir said that Manpreet does not

Assam Assembly passes bill to ensure govt staff take care of parents
Assam Assembly passes bill to ensure govt staff take care of parents

Assam Assembly passes bill to ensure govt staff take care of parents. The Assam Assembly today passed a bill to ensure that state government employees take care of their parents and siblings with disabilities, or face a 10 per cent cut in their monthly salary. This deducted amount would be given to their parents and

Modi to inaugurate World’s second biggest Dam
Modi to inaugurate World’s second biggest Dam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘Sardar Sarovar Dam’ on September 17 in Narmada district’s Kevadia. Narendra Modi audits this world’s second highest 138.68 meter high Dam on his birthday. After conducting an audit of dam, Modi will also hold rally in Dabori-Vadodara.Gujrat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said “The Prime Minister will dedicate the Sardar Sarovar project

Gurdaspur By-poll notification issued
Gurdaspur By-poll notification issued

Gurdaspur By-poll notification issued. The nomination process for the Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency by-election began with no candidate filing papers on the first day. The process began after a notification was issued, a spokesperson of the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, said.No one filed nomination paper on day one, he said. “Nomination papers can

Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president next month?
Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president next month?

Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president next month? Senior Congress leader M. Veerappa Moily said that Rahul Gandhi would like to emerge as the party president through an internal election process, and hinted that he may assume the charge as early as next month. Rahul had recently said that he would be ready to take

Khaira to CM : Justice MS Gill Vendetta Commission should be a permanent feature

Chandigarh, September 15, 2017 In a statement issued here today, the Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira urged Capt. Amarinder Singh CM, to make the Justice Mehtab Singh Gill Commission a permanent feature in Punjab, particularly in view of unending complaints of political witch hunt by all opposition parties. Khaira said that such a commission

Petrol diesel price hikes
Petrol, diesel price hikes : Congress to protest fuel price hike

New Delhi, Sep 15, Petrol diesel price hikes. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday took to Twitter and backed government’s daily revision of petrol and diesel prices move. According to the stats presented by Pradhan, hike in petrol price in international market was as high as 18 per cent, but in India

Congress to highlight Indira Gandhi's achievements on her Anniversary
Congress to highlight Indira Gandhi’s achievements on her Anniversary

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was born on 19 November 1917 at Allahabad. So the celebrations have begun to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi. Uttar Pradesh Congress has launched a two- month programme regarding 100th birth anniversary of former PM. There will senior party leaders to conduct seminars, debate and discussion over contribution of

Akali Dal targets Sidhu for insulting Sikh memorials

Chandigarh: Akali Dal targets Sidhu for insulting Sikh memorials. The Shiromani Akali Dal has taken tourism minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on the target. Akali Dal alleged Sidhu that he is insulting Sikh monuments because of their constructed which have been done by SAD-BJP government. Sidhu’s mentality could be well imagined from his acts, that he