HD Kumaraswamy slams Karnataka government for fuel price hike: ‘To fund schemes’

HD Kumaraswamy slams Karnataka government for fuel price hike: ‘To fund schemes’

Union Heavy Industries and Steel Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Monday lashed out at the Congress-led Karnataka government for the recent hike in sales tax on fuel, which has made petrol and diesel costlier in the state. The Janata Dal (Secular) leader said the fuel prices were hiked by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah-led government to fund Congress’s … Read more

Assam secretariat becomes India’s first eco-friendly State government headquarters

Assam secretariat becomes India’s first eco-friendly State government headquarters

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. File | Photo Credit: PTI The Assam Secretariat on June 16 became the country’s first green State government headquarters with the inauguration of a 2.5 MW solar power project on its campus, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. Installed at a cost of ₹12.5 crore, the grid-connected rooftop solar … Read more

Odisha government to open all 4 gates of Jagannath temple today

Odisha government to open all 4 gates of Jagannath temple today

The newly elected BJP government in Odisha on Wednesday approved a proposal to re-open all four gates of Puri’s Shree Jagannath Temple. The government also announced a special corpus of Rs 500 crore to look after the critical issues related to the temple. The entire cabinet, including Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi, will also leave … Read more

West Bengal government reinstates 4 police officers transferred during elections

West Bengal government reinstates 4 police officers transferred during elections

The Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal has reinstated four police officers who were earlier transferred to non-electoral posts by the Election Commission of India during the Lok Sabha elections. The election commission had transferred several officials, including the Director General of Police (DGP), and relieved them from election duty. Among the officers, Aminul Islam … Read more

Buoyed by its continuing domination in Lok Sabha polls, UDF sharpens its attack on LDF government

Buoyed by its continuing domination in Lok Sabha polls, UDF sharpens its attack on LDF government

With their continued dominance in the Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) has decided to escalate its recriminatory campaign against the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government with an eye on the local body polls in 2025 and beyond. The Opposition showed no sign of resting on its laurels and has … Read more

India well poised to benefit from great opportunities coming from hotels and hospitality sector: Puneet Chhatwal, IHCL

India well poised to benefit from great opportunities coming from hotels and hospitality sector: Puneet Chhatwal, IHCL

“Achche din ki sabse badi guarantee hai the growth in the GDP. So, India having reached fifth largest economy status and all the pundits and all the gurus from IMF to investment houses to all the economists predict that India will be number three in a very short duration of time,” says Puneet Chhatwal, MD … Read more

Government and industry role in facilitating the upskilling movement

Government and industry role in facilitating the upskilling movement

India’s education sector stands at the precipice of a transformative journey, poised to shape the nation’s future workforce. In a rapidly evolving global landscape, the need for upskilling and reskilling has become paramount, and the Indian government and industry have recognized the urgency of this challenge. Through a synergistic approach involving progressive policies and strategic … Read more

Palestinian Islamic Jihad group releases video of Russian-Israeli hostage Sasha Trufanov alive in Gaza around 200 days after abduction

Palestinian Islamic Jihad group releases video of Russian-Israeli hostage Sasha Trufanov alive in Gaza around 200 days after abduction

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad group has released a 30-second video featuring hostage Alexander (Sasha) Trufanov in the Gaza Strip. The undated 30-second video showed Trufanov identifying himself and indicating that he would soon discuss his and other hostages’ experiences. Sasha Trufanov was Abducted in October 2023 On October 7, a large-scale attack by Hamas-led terrorists … Read more

Students of classes 1 to 10 in government and aided schools to have spoken English classes

Students of classes 1 to 10 in government and aided schools to have spoken English classes

A DSEL official said providing spoken English training at the school level will help students prepare for their future education and competitive exams. | Photo Credit: file photo The Department of School Education and Literacy (DSEL) will introduce spoken English classes for students of classes 1 to 10 in government and aided schools from the … Read more

Inclusive growth should be priority of government: Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Paytm

Inclusive growth should be priority of government: Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Paytm

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, MD, Paytm, says economic growth will be reaching every nook and corner and every village and place and that should be the priority. “That is what I believe the next government should be focused on,” he says.How has been the overall experience in terms of carrying out your business, the last government … Read more