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Chandrababu Naidu,to go hunger strike In Delhi

From today the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will begin a day-long hunger strike in New Delhi to demand special status for the state and urge the centre to fulfil promises made when Telangana was carved out of Andhra Pradesh in 2014. Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee said ”Raj Dharma” was not followed in Gujarat (during the 2002 riots). Now, “Raj Dharma” is not being followed in the case of Andhra Pradesh. We have been denied what is rightfully ours. If you don’t get it done, we know how to…

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Tamil Nadu budget 2019-20: Here are the highlights

On Friday the deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O. Panneerselvam presented the State’s Budget for the Financial Year 2019-20 in the Tamil Nadu Assembly. Here is the few highlights of  Tamil Nadu budget: Comprehensive Integrated Parking Management project to be implemented in Chennai at a cost of Rs.2,000 crore to accommodate two lakh four wheelers and two lakh two wheelers. One Lakh Concrete houses will be built in the areas affected by Cyclone Gaja at a cost of Rs.1,700 Crore. The Budget proposes an Arts and Science College in the name of former president A…

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PM Narendra Modi to address rally in Chhattisgarh, launch several projects in Jalpaiguri

On  Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jalpaiguri to lay the foundation stone for the four-lane of the Falakata-Salsalabari section of National Highway-31 D. According to the official, ”This 41.7 km-long section of National Highway falls in the Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal and will be constructed at a cost of about Rs 1938 crore.” The new project will reduce the distance from Salsalabari and Alipurduar to Siliguri by nearly 50 km. The The National Highway will facilitate better movement of tea and other agricultural produce from the region to markets. The will…

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Uttar Pradesh govt presents Rs 4.79 lakh crore budget for 2019-20

Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday presented Rs.4.79 lakh crore budget for 2019-20. According to reports, the annual budget was presented by state Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal. This year the budget is 12 per cent higher than the previous year’s budget of Rs. 4,28,384.52 crore. UP Chief Minister  Yogi Adityanath was present in the House when the Finance Minister read out the budget speech. While giving the speech, the state finance minister has announced various other schemes. The schemes include “Kanya Sumangala Yojana” the scheme is made to raise health and educational standard of…

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Ranji Trophy: Five Vidarbha players who starred in second title victory

On Thursday, Vidarbha clinched their second consecutive title after defeating Saurashtra in the final in Nagpur. On their own hand, Aditya Sarwate emerged as the pick of the lot with 11 wickets, five in the first innings and six in the second, with 49 crucial runs as well. Vishvaraj Jadeja was the top scorer for Saurashtra with 52 runs, while all the other batsmen failed to cross the 20-run mark. The five players who starred for Vidarbha in this Ranji Trophy season. Wasim Jaffer Wasim Jaffer played well and showed his…

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RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25%

The RBI monetary policy committee cut repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25 per cent in its sixth bi-monthly monetary policy. Consequently, the reverse repo has come down to 6 per cent. And the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate come down to 6.5 per cent. The six-member MPC, headed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das, also decided to change the monetary policy stance from calibrated tightening to neutral.   “On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation at…

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PM Modi to flag off Vande Bharat Express on February 15 from New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off India’s first engineless train Vande Bharat Express on February 15 from the New Delhi Railway station. The train will be run on the Delhi-Varanasi route, via Kanpur and Prayagraj, connecting the Prime minister’s Lok Sabha seat to the Capital city. The Vande Bharat is the first train that will run without the engine and it is going to replace Shatabdi Express. Train 18, which was recently named Vande Bharat Express by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. The coaches of the train have been manufactured by Integral Coach…

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Linkage of PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing I-T return: SC

Today, the Supreme Court has made the linkage of PAN with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing I-T return. A Bench comprises of Justices A.K. Sikri and S. Abdul Nazeer said the top court has already decided the matter and upheld the Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act. The direction of the court came on an appeal filed by the Centre against a Delhi High Court order allowing two people, Shreya Sen and Jayshree Satpute, to file Income Tax returns for 2018-19 without linking their Aadhaar and  PAN  numbers. The bench said in its…

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Minimum income gurantee akin to MANREGA: Rahul Gandhi

On Wednesday, the Congress president Rahul Gandhi reiterated his poll promise that every poor in India would be guaranteed minimum income akin to employment guaranteed under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Act.  While addressing the public meeting at the western Odisha town Rahul Gandhi said “We have taken a historic decision. People have been benefited by MANREGA. But the decision which we are taking is bigger than MGNREGA. Congress party has been working on a minimum income for all poor for five to six months.” “Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would give Rs. 17…

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Sabarimala case : “Untouchability Has Nothing To Do With Custom” says Supreme Court

Almost four months have gone when the two women of reproductive age into the Sabarimala temple. Today, The Supreme Court will begin hearing petitions seeking a review of its earlier judgement allowing the entry of women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. In a court judgement last September, the top court had allowed women of all age groups to enter the temple in Kerala. The review petitions had necessitated after a number of groups has expressed their displeasure over the judgement, which saw a large number of protests…

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