RGI releases Census 2011 data on Population by Religious Communities

The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India today released the data on Population by Religious Communities of Census 2011. The distribution is total population by six major religious communities namely, Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain besides “Other Religions and Persuasions” and “Religion not stated”.  The data are released by sex and residence up to […]

Sister Nirmala of Missionaries of Charity dies at 81

Former Superior General of Missionaries of Charity Sister Nirmala died in Kolkata at early hours on Tuesday after brief illness. She was 81 . Sister Nirmala took over the highest post in Missionaries of Charity after the death of Mother Teresa. She worked as Superior General till the year 2009. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra […]

Amendments to “The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval to amendments to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013 pending in the Rajya Sabha, and approved amendments proposed in the Bill. The recommendations of the Standing Committee of Parliament on Urban Development and suggestions of various stakeholders (consumer […]

Aam Aadmi Party registers spectacular victory in Delhi; Oath taking on 14th Feb

Scripting a historic win in the assembly elections, Arvind Kejriwal has not just managed to return to power for the second time but has redefined the words absolute majority winning 67 of Delhi's 70 seats.

Government Plans to Launch Guwahati-Dhaka Bus Service

Government plans to introduce regular passenger bus services to Dhaka from Guwahati in Assam via Shillong in Meghalaya. To study and finalize the routes and start the bus services to Dhaka from Shillong and Guwahati, a joint technical survey/trial run is being organized on 10-11th December, 2014 from Guwahati to Dhaka. The trial run/route survey […]

President appoints Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and Ministers of State

The President of India as advised by the Prime Minister, has appointed the following as members of Council of Ministers : CABINET MINISTERS Manohar Parrikar Suresh Prabhu Jagat Prakash Nadda Chaudhary Birender Singh  MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) Bandaru Dattatreya Rajiv Pratap Rudy Dr. Mahesh Sharma  MINISTERS OF STATE Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Ram Kripal Yadav […]

Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as CM of Maharashtra

Devendra Fadnavis on Friday took oath as the 27th Chief Minister of Maharashtra and the first from BJP in the state, at a grand function.

Andhra Pradesh holds country's first e-cabinet meet

I-pads and power point presentation replaced the papers as tech-savy Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu presided over the meeting, billed as thr first such exercise by any state cabinet in the country.

'Inch Towards Miles' PM Modi's China mantra

Interacting with Chinese journalists based in India, PM Modi said, “I would like to give a new terminology to my tomorrow’s meeting with the Chinese President. I call it ‘Inch towards Miles’. INCH is ‘India-China’, towards MILES is ‘Millennium of Exceptional Synergy’. I believe that tomorrow’s meeting will mark a happy beginning towards this goal […]

Achievements of Narendra Modi government in 100 days

  Narendra Modi government has almost touched 100 days since he was elected by the people of India. Here we take a look at the major decisions that were taken. * Panel created to locate the estimated Rs.50,000 crore ($8 billion) in 'black money' estimated to have been stashed away in tax havens abroad. * […]