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Jul 18, 2018
Govt taking steps to improve IMD's prediction accuracy, expert group to study thunderstorms says Harsh VardhanVardhan noted that the absolute error of the IMD's monsoon forecast for seasonal rainfall has shown a significant decrease after the implementation of the new statistical ensemble forecasting system in 2007 compared to previous years.
Jul 16, 2018
Giriraj Singh seeks apology from Rahul Gandhi for Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark, says such statements can divide countryGiriraj Singh also alleged that Gandhi was "adept at changing colours. He could attend a beef party in Kerala and wear a sacred thread in Gujarat".
Jul 11, 2018
Jayant Sinha garlands Ramgarh lynching convicts: Union minister 'expresses regret', says law will take own courseOn Friday, Sinha sparked a political row after he garlanded eight men convicted of hacking to death cattle trader Alimuddin Ansari last June
Jul 10, 2018
Lack of women's safety a 'social problem', says Ravi Shankar Prasad in London; urges people not to single out any country for blameAny issue of women's safety is "unfortunate" and joint efforts are needed to address this "social problem", Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.
Jun 28, 2018
Women's safety survey: Thomson Reuters Foundation defends its methodology as questions over 'perception poll' mountThe Thompson Reuters Foundation's survey report titled 'The Most Dangerous Countries for Women-2018', which has adjudged India as the most unsafe country for the fairer sex, has been garnering a strong but mixed response.
Jun 27, 2018
Giriraj Singh slams Rahul Gandhi's unemployment remark, says those eating Rs 30,000 pizzas can't see Rs 12,000 jobsStating that his ministry had created four crore jobs, Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh on Tuesday took a swipe at the Congress, saying "those who eat pizzas worth Rs 30,000 cannot see a Rs 12,000 job".
Jun 21, 2018
Centre won't tolerate terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, committed to peace in Valley: Union minister Hansraj AhirUnion Minister Hansraj Ahir said that terrorism will not be tolerated and anybody who acts against the nation will be penalised. Steps will be taken to ensure safety of people of Kashmir and proper security will be provided to the pilgrims of Amarnath yatra.
Jun 15, 2018
Tamil Nadu govt urges Centre not to enact Dam Safety Bill until consensus is reached with Kerala over Mullaperiyar DamThe Tamil Nadu government urged the Centre to keep in abeyance its decision to enact a Dam Safety Bill, recalling it had earlier raised some objections and had not been revised
Jun 14, 2018
Arun Jaitley asks Congress to respond to facts after Randeep Surjewala slams Union minister for writing scathing FB postsThe state of the economy was the focus of the verbal slugfest between Arun Jaitley and the Congress today with the union minister saying that abuse is not the answer in political discourse and the opposition party accusing the government of "economic mismanagement".
Jun 11, 2018
Union Minister of State for HRD Satyapal Singh says discrimination between public, private academic institutes will soon endSatyapal Singh said discrimination between private and public academic institutes will soon end as the prime minister and president have taken up the issue.