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Govt gives residents of J&K's border areas set-top boxes to disseminate 'authentic' info in places with connectivity issues
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Govt gives residents of J&K's border areas set-top boxes to disseminate 'authentic' info in places with connectivity issues

Minister of State for prime minister's office Jitendra Singh on Sunday distributed free Doordarshan set-top boxes to beneficiaries near the border area. Singh said, 'Prime Minister Narendra Modi has provided these set-top boxes to the border residents with an aim to disseminate authentic information at the places where connectivity remains a major issue'. The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Lok Sabha on 28 June.

Modi 2.0 council of ministers: BJP's Raiganj MP Debasree Chaudhuri takes charge as MoS in Women and Child Development department
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Modi 2.0 council of ministers: BJP's Raiganj MP Debasree Chaudhuri takes charge as MoS in Women and Child Development department

One of the two faces from Bengal in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers, Debasree Chaudhuri took charge as a Minister of State in the Women and Child Development department on Friday.

Gen (retd) VK Singh, MoS Road, Transport and Highways 2019: Former army chief was earlier Minister of State for External Affairs
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Gen (retd) VK Singh, MoS Road, Transport and Highways 2019: Former army chief was earlier Minister of State for External Affairs

Retired General Vijay Kumar Singh — a former four-star general in the Indian Army — who has served as the Minister of State for External Affairs in the NDA-led Government of India formed in 2014, was made the Minister of State in the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways.

Narendra Modi, new ministers to be sworn-in on 30 May: PM-led Council of Ministers advises President, accountable to Lok Sabha
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Narendra Modi, new ministers to be sworn-in on 30 May: PM-led Council of Ministers advises President, accountable to Lok Sabha

India will get a new Council of Ministers led by Modi on 30 May, when President Ram Nath Kovind administers them the oath of office and secrecy at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal's resignation: Jitendra Singh says move lacks conviction, Omar Abdullah counters
India

Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal's resignation: Jitendra Singh says move lacks conviction, Omar Abdullah counters

Hot in the heels of Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal's resignation, Congress leader P Chidambaram took a dig at the Narendra Modi-government saying everyone could relate to Faesal's predicament.

#MeToo; MJ Akbar defamation case hearing updates: Delhi court's next hearing on 31 Oct, ex-minister to be present
India

#MeToo; MJ Akbar defamation case hearing updates: Delhi court's next hearing on 31 Oct, ex-minister to be present

#MeToo; MJ Akbar defamation case hearing LIVE updates: The court has taken cognisance of Akbar's complaint and fixed 31 October as the date to hear the matter further and for submission of due evidence. MJ Akbar will have to appear in person to record pre-summoning evidence

MJ Akbar resigns updates: What Priya Ramani has done is where we should be going, says writer Sandhya Menon
India

MJ Akbar resigns updates: What Priya Ramani has done is where we should be going, says writer Sandhya Menon

MJ Akbar resigns Live Updates: Congress spokesperson said that MJ Akbar should have resigned earlier. Several women have welcomed the resignation of MJ Akbar. Priya Ramani said that she feels vindicated.

Centre has agreed to allocate Rs 5,439 lakh to scheme for empowerment of rural women: WCD MoS Virendra Kumar
India

Centre has agreed to allocate Rs 5,439 lakh to scheme for empowerment of rural women: WCD MoS Virendra Kumar

The Centre has approved Rs 5,439.14 lakh for a new scheme aimed to empower rural women through community participation Virendra Kumar said, Women and Child Development, Minister of State.

Computer Baba, 4 others accorded MoS status by BJP govt in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Assembly polls
India

Computer Baba, 4 others accorded MoS status by BJP govt in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Assembly polls

The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh accorded the Minister of State (MoS) status to five Hindu religious leaders, a move which was slammed by Opposition Congress.

PDP's Gujjar leader Choudhary Zafar Ali Khatana quits party on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's death anniversary
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PDP's Gujjar leader Choudhary Zafar Ali Khatana quits party on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's death anniversary

The ruling PDP's Gujjar leader Choudhary Zafar Ali Khatana on Sunday quit the party, alleging it had become a hub of corrupt people.

KJ Alphons takes oath as Rajya Sabha member after being elected from Rajasthan
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KJ Alphons takes oath as Rajya Sabha member after being elected from Rajasthan

Union minister KJ Alphons on Monday took oath as the Rajya Sabha member before Upper House chairman Venkaiah Naidu.

Jammu and Kashmir border dwellers can soon participate in recruitment rallies, says Jitendra Singh
India

Jammu and Kashmir border dwellers can soon participate in recruitment rallies, says Jitendra Singh

Recruitment rallies for military and paramilitary forces would soon be organised for border dwellers of Jammu and Kashmir, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday.

Former Meghalaya Parliamentary Secretaries say they cannot be disqualified
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Former Meghalaya Parliamentary Secretaries say they cannot be disqualified

Meghalaya legislators who quit as Parliamentary Secretaries after the High Court struck down a state law providing for such appointments

Cabinet reshuffle: Virendra Kumar's elevation aims to bring caste balance in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Assembly polls
India

Cabinet reshuffle: Virendra Kumar's elevation aims to bring caste balance in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Assembly polls

Virendra Kumar's elevation as a minister of state in the Cabinet reshuffle aims to bring a caste and regional balance in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh ahead of 2018 Assembly polls

Cabinet reshuffle: Ashwini Kumar Choubey takes oath as MoS for Health and Family Welfare
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Cabinet reshuffle: Ashwini Kumar Choubey takes oath as MoS for Health and Family Welfare

Prominent Brahmin face from Bihar, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, was appointed the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare in Sunday's cabinet reshuffle.

Mizoram: Lal Thanhawla accepts resignation of seven parliamentary secretaries
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Mizoram: Lal Thanhawla accepts resignation of seven parliamentary secretaries

parliamentary secretaries, equivalent to the status of a Minister of State, all the seven parliamentary secretaries of Mizoram on Thursday resigned from their posts.

Kashmir unrest: India is giving befitting reply to ceasefire violations, says Jitendra Singh
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Kashmir unrest: India is giving befitting reply to ceasefire violations, says Jitendra Singh

India is giving a befitting reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Monday.

Gurmehar Kaur row: Bullies Rijiju and Sehwag need lessons on argument to overcome troll mentality
India

Gurmehar Kaur row: Bullies Rijiju and Sehwag need lessons on argument to overcome troll mentality

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and cricketer Virender Sehwag need should have attacked the view rather than launching personal attacks on 20-year-old Gurmehar Kaur for having an opinion

Lockup horror: 111 people died in police custody in eight months, Rijiju tells Lok Sabha
India

Lockup horror: 111 people died in police custody in eight months, Rijiju tells Lok Sabha

A staggering 111 deaths have taken place in the police lockups during the last eight months in the country, while 330 cases of torture by police have also been reported during the period.