Saturday, February 4, 2023

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Adani issue: Oppn stalls Parl for 2nd straight day

Parliament was adjourned for the second consecutive day on Friday without transacting any business after the opposition stepped up its demand for an independent investigation into the allegations of fraud against billionaire Gautam Adani’s companies that triggered an unprecedented...

NDPP, BJP announce official candidates

Ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and its pre-poll ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced their respective official list of candidates for the ensuing assembly elections to be held on February 27.The list announced separately on Thursday marks the...

Budget 2023: FM unveils income tax relief

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday raised the personal income tax rebate limit, doled out sops on small savings and announced one of the biggest hikes in capital spending in the past decade as she did a tight rope...

Economy to grow 6-6.8% in FY24: Eco Survey

India’s economy is projected to slow to 6-6.8 per cent in the fiscal year starting April - still remaining the fastest growing major economy in the world - as extraordinary challenges facing the globe will likely hurt exports, the...

Bharat Jodo Yatra ends on white Monday in Kashmir; Rahul unfurls tricolour

The Bharat Jodo Yatra ended on Monday in an opposition show of strength with leaders of several parties joining Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as he capped his ambitious 145-day journey that covered some 4,000 km from Kanyakumari to Kashmir.The...

Nagas feel betrayed by BJP: JD (U) chief

Janata Dal (United) national president and Lok Sabha MP, Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh said Nagas felt betrayed by BJP for not doing anything for the cause of Naga solution after having been in power in the State...

NDPP agrees to part with 4 urban seats to BJP

The ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has agreed to part with four urban seats for the coming Nagaland Assembly elections to its ally BJP as part of the seat-sharing deal during a meeting in New Delhi, sources said...

Everyone’s responsibility to preserve culture: Rio

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio reminded the people of their responsibility in protecting and preserving their culture, tradition and customs.Speaking at the 16th Bishu Mini Hornbill Festival held at Kachari Community Playground, Darogajan-Kushiabill, on Friday, he noted that Nagaland...

India displays military prowess on R-Day

India’s military prowess infused with a spirit of ‘aatmanirbharta’ and diverse and vibrant cultural heritage were showcased on the Kartavya Path as the nation celebrated its 74th Republic Day on Thursday.‘Nari Shakti’ was predominantly the theme of the celebrations...

Govt doctors in pvt practice warned

Considering the huge amount of money spent on Non Practicing Allowance (NPA), State government doctors not performing 100% in their call of duty and practising in private hospitals would be asked to go on retirement.This was disclosed by Health...

Discontent grows within state BJP

MANDAL HEADS THREATEN TO RESIGN EN MASSE IF SEAT SHARING NOT REVIEWED Upping the ante against the 40:20 seat-sharing arrangement with NDPP, all 60 mandal presidents of State BJP have threatened to resign en masse if the central party leaders...

ENLU to participate in Feb 27 Assembly polls

In a major political development, present elected members of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly of eastern Nagaland- the Eastern Nagaland Legislator’s Union (ENLU)- have resolved to participate in the forthcoming election slated for February 27, by defying the diktat...

BJP under siege from aspirants

With some sitting NDPP legislators and former candidates of various parties making beeline for the BJP, the party finds itself on a sticky wicket as ticket aspirants are hell bent on getting into the fray and which has meant...

Poll panel reminds parties of law, poll code provisions

Ahead of assembly polls in three North Eastern states and various byelections, the Election Commission has reminded its field machinery and political parties of a law and provisions of the model code which prohibit the use of places of...

Pughoboto BJP stages dharna over ticket issue

Implementing seat sharing arrangement as per 2018 election between NDPP (40) and BJP (20) BJP for the 2023 polls is proving a difficult task as the recent meeting at New Delhi proved.The seat sharing was being finalised at a...