Government releases GDP back-series data, UPA era growth rates revised downward

Government releases GDP back-series data, UPA era growth rates revised downward

The Vice-Chairman NITI Aayog Dr Rajiv Kumar addressing a press conference on GDP Back Series, in New Delhi on November 28, 2018. The Chief Statistician of India and Secretary, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Pravin Srivastava is also seen. (Photo Credit: Press Information Bureau)   New Delhi, November 28 (IANS): The government on Wednesday released […]

Antics to ‘hog headlines’: BJP Nagaland on NPCC’s attack

Antics to ‘hog headlines’: BJP Nagaland on NPCC’s attack

Kohima, November 25 (MExN): The BJP Nagaland Unit has termed the recent spate of attacks against its leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland Y Patton as an attempt by NPCC to ‘hog the headlines after all traces of its presence in Nagaland had been whitewashed in the last assembly election.”   The statement came […]

Y Patton calls Mizos to vote for positive change and development

Y Patton calls Mizos to vote for positive change and development

Nagaland Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Y Patton is seen along with others while campaigning for BJP for the upcoming Mizoram election at at Vairengte, in Kolasip, Mizoram. (Photo: @YanthungoPatton/Twitter)     Mamit (Mizoram), November 21 (MExN): Addressing a public gathering on November 21 Nagaland deputy Chief Minister Y Patton calls on the Mizos […]

PM Modi wins Seoul Peace Prize congratulations pour in

New Delhi, October 24 (IANS): BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday joined several Union Ministers and Chief Ministers in hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was named the recipient of the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize.   “The world is taking note of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership on key issues that face humanity and are appreciating […]

Mmhonlumo is BJP Chief Whip

DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 5 (MExN): Nagaland BJP president, Temjen Imna Along has appointed Mmhonlumo Kikon, Advisor as the Chief Whip of the BJP Legislature Party w.e.f August 29, 2018, according to a circular issued from Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Kohima.

India: With opposition pitching for no-trust motion, monsoon parliament session set to be stormy

India: With opposition pitching for no-trust motion, monsoon parliament session set to be stormy

Indian Parliament. (Reuters file photo)    New Delhi, July 17 (IANS): With an aggressive opposition pitching for a no-trust motion against the Narendra Modi government over various issues, the bitterness that saw complete washout of the Budget session is likely to spill into the monsoon session scheduled to commence from Wednesday.   As far as […]

Most parties oppose simultaneous polls in meeting with Law Commission

Most parties oppose simultaneous polls in meeting with Law Commission

Voters line up to exercise their franchise at a polling station in Dimapur during an election (Morung/Soreishim Mahong file photo)   New Delhi, July 7 (IANS): Most political parties, including those friendly with the BJP, told the Law Commission on Saturday that they are opposed to the proposal of simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha […]

BJP Nagaland issues clarification

Dimapur, May 21 (MExN): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nagaland Unit today issued a clarification to the statement made by TR Zeliang, former Chief Minister of Nagaland as to why NDPP did not try to withdraw the “drastic action taken against its two leaders who were signatories to the joint statements issued along with several […]

Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM before trust vote

Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM before trust vote

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa folds hands in greetings on his arrival at oath-taking ceremony of newly elected members of Assembly house, at Vidhana Soudha, in Bengaluru, on Saturday. Supreme Court has ordered Karnataka BJP Government to prove their majority in a floor test at the Assembly .(PTI Photo)   Bengaluru, May 19 […]

Karnataka’s political crisis, oil prices plunge equities

Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The uncertain political environment in Karnataka along with high global crude oil prices pulled the key Indian equity indices deep in the red on Friday.   According to market observers, heavy selling pressure was witnessed in capital goods, auto and metal counters.   At 3.30 p.m., the wider Nifty50 of the […]

Congress murdering mandate in Karnataka: BJP

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The BJP on Friday hit out at the Congress for “rejoicing” the Supreme Court’s verdict over Karnataka, saying those who had sought to impeach the Chief Justice of India are now “murdering the mandate” after being rejected by the people of state.   “The Congress has welcomed the Supreme Court’s […]

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