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Rajasthan govt. to set up Vedic Education and Sanskar Board

The Congress government in Rajasthan will set up a Vedic Education and Sanskar Board to revive the knowledge of ancient Sanskrit scriptures and connect the learnings of the Vedas with science and yoga. The board is likely to be set up in the coming four to five months. Minister of State for Sanskrit Education Subhash […]

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Telangana Congress attacks ruling TRS party, demands resignation of 12 defected MLAs

Hyderabad: The Congress party has demanded that the 12 Congress MLAs who defected to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) should resign from their posts. Senior Congress leader and ex-MP Ponnam Prabhakar on Sunday (June 13) while speaking to ANI demanded the resignation of 12 Congress MLAs who defected to the ruling TRS party. “The […]

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Punjab Finance Minister slams continued GST on COVID related material

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Saturday said the GST’s Group of Ministers (GoM) should stop acting like a shahenshah (emperor) of yesteryears and instead let compassion speak through its decisions amid the COVID-19 crisis, which is a once in a century calamity. Also read: GST Council cuts tax rate on COVID-19 essentials Demanding […]

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Congress leader urges PM to treat Bengal river bank erosion as national disaster, release funds

Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to treat large-scale river bank erosion in Malda and Murshidabad districts of West Bengal as a national disaster and release adequate funds for mitigation. In a letter to the Prime Minister, the senior Congress leader, who is […]

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Biden to press G-7 leaders to adopt a unified approach to counter China’s rising influence

(L-R) President of the European Council Charles Michel, Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, France’s President Emmanuel Macron, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US President Joe Biden, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italy’s Prime minister Mario Draghi and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen attend a working sesssion at […]

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Captain Amarinder Singh meets MLAs, Jakhar offers to resign as dissenters await Sonia Gandhi’s word

A day after the three-member panel submitted its report to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Punjab CM spent his day meeting MLAs at his official residence, while the dissenters decided to wait for a word from the party high command. Amid all this, state Congress chief Sunil Jakhar said that he would be happy to step […]

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Rajasthan Congress MLA Hemaram Choudhary meets Sachin Pilot

Congress MLA Hemaram Choudhary, who had sent his resignation to the Rajasthan assembly speaker, met former deputy CM Sachin Pilot at the latter’s residence here on Friday. The MLA from Barmer’s Gudhamalani constituency was among 19 legislators who had rebelled against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot under Pilot’s leadership last year. Choudhary, considered close to Pilot, […]

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No VAT Realized from Around 230 Petrol Pumps across Meghalaya in last 3 Years, Alleges Congress

The opposition Congress has demanded a CBI probe into the alleged glaring corruption practices by the National People’s Party-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government. “In this present MDA government led by Conrad K Sangma, corruption can be seen everywhere almost in all the revenue departments and that is alleged with the patronage of the people in […]

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Biden and G-7 leaders will endorse a global minimum corporate tax of at least 15%

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration’s pledge to donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer (PFE.N) coronavirus vaccine to the world’s poorest countries, during a visit to St. Ives in Cornwall, Britain, June 10, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and leaders of the G-7 group of nations will […]

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