New Delhi: NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind has been accorded a 'Z+' cover of NSG commandos by the Union government.
Financial services and telecom have been put in the 18 percent GST slab
Announcing that the switchover to the good and services tax (GST) will kick in at the stroke of mid-night, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the hour-long function will mirror the contribution made by different political parties and states to the revolutionary new tax regime.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the key speaker at the function where President Pranab Mukherjee is also being invited
Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern about health infrastructure in rural areas, encourages investment
President Pranab Mukherjee lamented the lack of healthcare infrastructure in the country, particularly in the rural area, and expressed hope more investments would help bridge the gap.
Aam Aadmi Party held demonstrations at all district headquarters in Uttar Pradesh to protest the killing of five farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh.
Women in combat roles: Move an attempt to change mindset of armed forces, in favour of gender sensitisation
General Bipin Rawat’s statement on Sunday (4 June) that the Indian Army is all set to open up combat positions for women has been widely welcomed as a recognition of nari shakti (women power).
The Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan has approached President Pranab Mukherjee seeking rehabilitation of those affected by the Sardar Sarovar project in Madhya Pradesh in line with a Supreme Court order.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the passing away of former super cop KPS Gill, saying his contribution in establishing law, order and security will be remembered.
The president said India's pluralism and its social, cultural, linguistic and racial diversity have been the bedrock of Indian civilisation.
Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth will meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during his visit to India starting on Friday.
President Pranab Mukherjee, in a farewell tea at Rashtrapati Bhavan, hinted that he may not be in the race for another term in office.
African Development Bank meet: Narendra Modi govt should ensure racist attacks don't imperil African goodwill
Successive Indian governments, since the UPA time have been wooing Africa and holding bi-annual India-Africa summits
After the meeting, Banerjee reiterated the need for consensus on the issue. "We want the entire Opposition to get together and come up with a candidate who will be good for the country," she said.
Jaipur: President Pranab Mukherjee will be in Jaipur on Monday to deliver a lecture on former vice president Bhairosingh Shekhawat.
Mukherjee, in a veiled message to the party leadership to speed up decision-making in organisational matters, recalled the former prime minister's decisive style of functioning
President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated France's new President-elect Emmanuel Macron for his election victory.
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury: Need candidate with impeccable secular credentials for post of president
Thiruvananthapuram: There is a need to field a candidate with impeccable secular credentials for the presidential elections in July considering the "situation prevailing in the country", CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said.
Chamoli: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday offered prayers at the ere for the "welfare of the country" when its portals were reopened for devotees after a winter break of six months. Amid chants of traditional hymns and blowing of conch- shells, the shrine was opened in the wee hours.