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17 July, 2018 5:20 PM Railways to bring milk from Gujarat to Mumbai as dairy stir escalates

The railways has chipped in to transport milk from Gujarat to Mumbai as the protests by dairy farmers spilled over on the second day and threatened to affect the milk supply to major cities in Maharashtra. Three such containers reached Mumbai from Gujarat today, an official said. "The Western Railways has made special arrangements for supply of milk into Mumbai 37

17 July, 2018 3:39 PM With iPhone X, Karnataka Invites Lawmakers For Cauvery Dispute Meet

Chief Minister Kumaraswamy told reporters he was "not aware" of it. The Karnataka government's invite to a meeting on the Cauvery dispute did not come cheap. The invite to 40 lawmakers came with an iPhone X and a costly bag, alleges Rajiv Chandrashekhar. Mr Chandrashekhar, a Rajya Sabha member, has written to Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who has reportedly 45

16 July, 2018 2:04 PM Punjab must be developed as special industrial zone: Sunil Jakhar

Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president Sunil Jakhar today said that in wake of immense social, economic and geographical importance of Punjab, the state must be developed as a special industrial zone. In a statement here, Jakhar said the Congress will raise the issue to give a special economic package to the state in the Monsoon Session of Parliament 58

16 July, 2018 12:45 PM PM Modi 'diverting' people's attention from rising crime against women: SP

The Samajwadi Party today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "diverting" people's attention from "rising" cases of rape and crime against women across the country. "Not even Sambhal, cases of crime against women and rape are rising steadily across India. The Prime Minister is trying to divert the attention of the people," SP general secretary Ram Gopal 86

15 July, 2018 5:27 AM Live Updates: In Mirzapur PM Modi Dedicates Bansagar Canal Project To Nation

PM Modi In Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi's Mirzapur visit is significant as it is the stronghold of the party's eastern UP ally, the Apna Dal, that holds two Lok Sabha seats. On second day of his two-day eastern Uttar Pradesh visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Mirzapur today. Among other infrastructure projects, he will dedicate the Bansagar Canal 41

14 July, 2018 4:16 PM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra', Attacks Rahul Gandhi

With an eye on assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan began his "Jan Ashirwad Yatra" from the holy city of Ujjain today. The yatra was flagged off by BJP president Amit Shah. Before embarking on his journey, Mr Chauhan offered prayers at Ujjain's Mahakal temple. The purpose of this yatra is to connect with voters in all 230 assembly 26

13 July, 2018 9:42 AM Will Shah apologise for UP BJP MLA's remark on rape, asks Sena

The Shiv Sena today asked whether BJP president Amit Shah would apologise for his party's UP MLA's remark that even Lord Ram cannot curb rapes. The Sena's poser came a day after the BJP sought an apology from Congress president Rahul Gandhi for Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark. "Tharoor said if the BJP wins the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, India will become 48

12 July, 2018 4:03 AM If BJP wins 2019 Lok Sabha elections, India will become 'Hindu Pakistan': Shashi Tharoor

The Congress leader said that the BJP will write a new constitution that will pave the way for a nation much like Pakistan, where rights of minorities are not respected "If they (BJP) win a repeat in the Lok Sabha our democratic constitution as we understand it will not survive as they will have all the elements they need to tear apart the constitution 45

9 July, 2018 4:57 AM Power ministry to compensate discoms for mere 15% of AT&C losses

Discoms in 26 states would face a loss of approximately Rs 16,000 crore once the latest regulations are implemented. The power ministry’s latest regulatory announcement may significantly hurt earnings of distribution companies (discoms) as they are unlikely to receive any compensation for aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses above 15 percent 48

6 July, 2018 3:40 AM NABARD plans to disburse Rs 10,000 cr to Punjab

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) today said it plans to disburse Rs 10,000 crore as financial assistance to Punjab for 2018-19. Stating this, NABARD Chief General Manager J P S Bindra said NABARD had disbursed Rs 8,000 crore to Punjab for the agriculture and rural development in 2017-18. To boost capital formation in agriculture 40