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PM Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

2 days ago
The Summit witnessed presence of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Tata Sons Chairman N. Chandrashekhran, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group Kumar Mangalam Birla, Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani, Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej, among others.

PM Modi launches development projects worth over Rs 1500 crore in Odisha

Jan 15, 2019
PM Modi dedicated electrified Jharsuguda-Vizianagaram and Sambalpur-Angul lines spanning 813 kilometres to the nation. These railway lines were electrified at a cost of around Rs 1,000 crore.

Kumbh Mela 2019: World's largest religious and cultural human congregation begins in UP

Jan 15, 2019
The Kumbh Mela is the largest public congregation of faith. The congregation includes Ascetics, Saints, Sadhus, Sadhvis, Kalpvasis, and Pilgrims from all walks of life.

Puducherry to ban single-use plastic from March 1

Jan 14, 2019
Puducherry government has decided to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products in the Union Territory from March 1, 2019. The neighbouring Tamil Nadu government had in June 2018 announced that it would ban the use of plastic items including non-biodegradable carry bags from January 1, 2019.

Gujarat becomes first state to implement 10 per cent quota for EWS in general category

Jan 14, 2019
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced that his government will implement the 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections of the general category with immediate effect. The decision comes just a day after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Constitutional amendment.

Six states sign agreement for Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project

Jan 12, 2019
Six states - Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand signed an agreement for Renukaji Dam Multipurpose Project on January 11. The project is aimed at meeting the drinking water needs of these states.

Lok Sabha passes Citizenship Amendment bill

Jan 9, 2019
The Lok Sabha has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to amend the Citizenship Act, 1955 to make illegal migrants who are Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan, eligible for citizenship.

NGT imposes Rs 100 crore fine on Meghalaya Government for failing to curb illegal mining

Jan 5, 2019
The National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of whopping Rs 100 crore on the Meghalaya government for its failure to curb illegal coal mining in the state. The green tribunal imposed Rs 100 crore fine on the state government as a deterrent and for its inaction to curb illegal mining in the north eastern state.

Saubhagya Scheme: Arunachal Pradesh’s East Siang District achieves 100% electrification

Jan 4, 2019
The Pasighat Electrical division of the state has electrified 2,662 households which were earlier left out till the end of previous year. The Pasighat Electrical Division falls under Pasighat Electrical Circle-II in East Siang district.

PM Modi's visit to Uttar Pradesh: One District, One Product Regional Summit held; 6th International Rice Research Institute inaugurated

Dec 29, 2018
The Prime Minister dedicated the 6th International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) at campus of National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) in Varanasi, to the nation.

Maharashtra Government implements recommendations of 7th Pay Commission

Dec 28, 2018
The decision to implement the new pay commission came after employees in Maharashtra went on a 3-day strike, demanding a pay hike and the earliest implementation of the seventh pay recommendations.

PM Modi inaugurates Bogibeel Bridge in Assam; flags off first passenger train

Dec 26, 2018
The bridge will enhance defence logistics along the China border; it will enable the military to speed up the dispatch of forces to Arunachal Pradesh, which borders China. India and China share around 4000-kilometre-long border, with almost 75 percent in Arunachal Pradesh.

‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ field-level awareness campaign launched in three states

Dec 22, 2018
A three-state field-level campaign on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) will be organised by the Union Government from the first week of January 2019. As a part of the campaign, over 900 cultural programmes across various districts of Maharashtra, 100 programmes in Goa and 30 programmes in UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli would be held.

President’s rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir

Dec 20, 2018
President’s rule came into force in Jammu Kashmir from the midnight of December 20, 2018, following the expiry of the six-month-long governor's rule. President Ram Nath Kovind signed the proclamation paving the way for imposition of central rule in the state, which was placed under the Governor’s rule on June 20.

Bhupesh Baghel sworn in as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh

Dec 17, 2018
Baghel was named for the post after four days of discussions with legislators and Congress President Rahul Gandhi and AICC observer Mallikarjun Kharge. Baghel had staked claim to form the government in the state after his election as leader of the Congress Legislature Party.

Kamal Nath takes oath as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

Dec 17, 2018
Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath was sworn in as the 18th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17, 2018. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the Lal Parade Ground in Bhopal, capital city of Madhya Pradesh.

PM Modi inaugurates 175 Km Sewerage Network in Prayagraj; NMCG sanctions funds for Kumbh Mela

Dec 17, 2018
The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) sanctioned a financial assistance of Rs. 113 crores for the construction of 27,500 toilets & 20,000 urinals in Uttar Pradesh during Kumbh Mela 2019.

Ashok Gehlot takes oath as Chief Minister of Rajasthan; Sachin Pilot as Deputy CM

Dec 17, 2018
The Indian National Congress (INC) emerged as the single largest party in Rajasthan, winning 99 seats on its own and one more with RLD in the 2018 Rajasthan Assembly Elections.

K Chandrasekhar Rao sworn in as Telangana CM

Dec 13, 2018
TRS Chief K Chandrasekhar Rao, who led his party to a massive win in the Telangana Legislative Assembly Elections 2018, was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of the state for a second straight term on December 13.

Zoramthanga to be sworn in as Mizoram CM

Dec 13, 2018
Mizo National Front President Zoramthanga would be sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Mizoram on December 15, 2018 at Raj Bhavan in Aizawl. He had earlier served as the state’s chief minister for two consecutive terms from 1998 to 2008.

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