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Centre won’t discriminate against states on political basis: Modi

Hyderabad, Nov 28, Landing in TRS-ruled Telangana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the Centre was dedicated to cooperative federalism irrespective of whichever party is in power in the state and would not discriminate states on political basis. He promised Telangana that the Centre would not leave any stone unturned for its. “Irrespective

States have agreed to bring petrol, diesel under GST: Maharashtra FM

Mumbai, Oct 10, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar on Tuesday said states had agreed to bring petrol and diesel under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST). “All the states have given the permission to bring petrol and diesel under GST. But we have to wait for the right time,” Mungantiwar told BTVi in

High court order to states: Don't let your states become gas chambers

Don’t let your states become gas chambers: HC to states

High court order to states: In order to control the pollution in Delhi and adjacent states, the High Court has issued an order and steps have been taken to prevent the burning of straw in UP, Haryana, Rajasthan and Punjab. According to this order, the paper and board industry will buy the crop from the

Explosion in Balochistan(Pakistan) rovince kills at least 25, Islamic states claims responsibility

Explosion in Balochistan(Pakistan) rovince kills at least 25, Islamic states claims responsibility.In the area of Mastung in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province on Friday, At least 25 people were killed and 35 others were injured in a blast.The Deputy chairman Pakistan Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri escaped an assassination attempt and was reportedly injured in the

State’s interest is foremost, says Majithia

Amritsar: Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Saturday said that no one will be allowed to play with the interests of Punjab and people of Haryana also understand that there is no extra water in Punjab to share. Interacting with some selective journalists after attending religious function at Gurdwara Sahib Mayian Wala here on

Now ‘heroin’ comes from Manipur to city, states

Chandigarh:There is an alarming increase reported in usage of ‘heroin’ in Chandigarh and neighbouring states as the contraband is being procured by the drug peddlers from Manipur which is turning to be a principal source. Kaustubh Sharma, Zonal Director, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of Chandigarh said “Heroin is being supplied mainly from Manipur these days.

Two Malwa villages shine on state’s political map

Chandigarh: Fattanwala (Muktsar) and Bilaspur (Moga) are two villages of Malwa region which are these days shining on political map of Punjab. Four natives of Bilaspur and at least three of Fattanwala, backed by key political parties, are set to throw their hats in the forthcoming Assembly poll ring from different seats. Talk about Bilaspur

Perfumer’s murder:Goa Police teams sends teams to neighbouring states

Panaji: Banking on a few leads, Goa Policehas sent teams to neighbouring states to nab the absconding accused in the murder case of high-profile perfume specialist Monica Ghurde. “We will be able to crack this case soon. We are working on different theories. Yesterday, we have sent teams to different locations including neighbouring states,” Deputy Inspector

‘Pink’ to get English subtitles in southern states

Chennai: Actress Taapsee Pannu’s latest release “Pink” has been widely appreciated and accepted nationwide. Following the film’s success, she along with director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury have arranged for English subtitles to be added to the film in the south. “We were getting a lot of requests from southern states that they want to see the

Role of states critical in sustaining growth: Report

New Delhi: The role of state governments is expected to be increasingly critical in sustaining overall development of the country in coming times, according to a report. The study by PHD Chamber of Commerce said that with the continuous increase in per capita income of states, there exists a tremendous potential for expansion of consumer

Bali seeks air ambulances for hilly states

Transport Minister G S Bali has urged the Union government to provide air ambulance facility for evacuation of road accident victims in hilly states so that medical aid could be provided well in time to minimise the fatality rate in such accidents. He said that there was a need to up-grade the technology of road

PM, Shah to address CMs of BJP-ruled states

New Delhi:  A meeting of BJP chief ministersand deputy chief ministers in which the party top brass, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will address them on the agenda of good governance and pro-poor measures got underway here today. BJP chief Amit Shah inaugurated the meeting, which will be addressed by Modi later in the evening.

CM pleads for powers to states on run-of-the-river hydro projects

Shimla: Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh on Monday called on Anil Madhav Dave, Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change in New Delhi and urged him to delegate powers to the state government to accord environmental clearance for all run-of-the-river hydro power projects. While attracting the attention of Union Minister on pending environmental

‘AAP hatching conspiracies to destabilise state’s peace’

Punjab Revenue and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia has accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of hatching conspiracies to destabilise the hard-earned peace in Punjab. He appealed to the Punjabis to remain vigilant of such “Banarsi Thugs” who are hell bent on to defame Punjabis with sole target of gaining power. Majithia was addressing

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Magnitude of drug problem more in other states, says CM

Lopoke (Amritsar): Slamming the entire opposition for defaming the hard-working Punjabis by labeling them as drug addicts, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said that magnitude of drug problem was much less than that in many other states of the country. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of Sangat Darshan programme

All states support GST, barring Tamil Nadu: Arun Jaitley

Kolkata: Virtually all states have supported the idea of GST except Tamil Nadu which has ‘some reservations,’ Finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday after a meeting of Empowered Committee of state FMs on the long awaited indirect tax reform. He said that there was ‘no deadline as such’ for the implementation of the Goods

Need more consultations with states on NEET: Nadda

New Delhi: Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Monday said the central government needs to hold more consultations with state governments on conducting the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) every year. During a meeting with the state health ministers here, Nadda discussed the problems state governments were facing over the common medical entrance test.