Seventy-two chairmen and advisors of different organisations and institutions enjoying minister of state rank in Uttar Pradesh were today sacked by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav with immediate effect, an official spokesman in Lucknow said.
Describing neonatal and maternal mortality rates as a matter of grave concern, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government wanted to effectively use its 'Make in India' and 'Digital India' campaigns to ensure that healthcare reached the country's poorest of the poor.
Written by Niha Masih |
Saturday October 25, 2014, Barabanki
A private car, fitted with a blue beacon and with state government written on its number-plate, hit a bicycle on October 23 in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh killing one person and injuring another critically.
With the announcement ofthe poll schedule for Jammu and Kashmir by the Election Commission today, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the ruling National Conference(NC) was more keen on rehabilitating the flood-affected people before "anyone else's political rehabilitation".
Senior Janata DaL(United) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's 'Sampark Yatra' from November 13, apparently to launch campaign for the Assembly polls next year, will be a whirlwind tour where he will address 32 public meetings in as many districts.
The Defence Acquisition Council of India today cleared defence deals worth Rs 80,000 crore. The deal includes the acquisition of six conventional submarines to augment the aging and depleted submarine fleet and two midget submarines -- also known as 'Swimmer Delivery Vehicles' - which are used for special operations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today surprised journalists when he decided to wield the camera at the BJP headquarters for a 'Deepawali Milan' an interaction exclusively with members of the media. It was attended by BJP President Amit Shah, senior Cabinet ministers and party leaders.
Union Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today rode into a controversy when he was caught on camera entering the RSS headquarters in Nagpur on his scooter without a helmet in violation of traffic rules.
Slamming BJP government's policy vis-a-vis Sri Lanka, party's Tamil Nadu ally MDMK today said that it was acting against the minority Tamils and warned that this may have its repercussions in the future.