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GST rate panel revamp in focus with Goa CM Pramod Sawant joining committee

The group is currently led by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Samrat Chaudhary. Two weeks ago, Sawant replaced Mauvin Godinho, the transport Minister of Goa on the rate rationalization panel. Key Points

Business Today

Modi 3.0: Sitharaman retains finance ministry, take a look at key Minister related to economy

New Delhi [India], June 10 (ANI): A day after the swearing-in ceremony, the BJP-led NDA government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi set the ball running by allocating key portfolios to ministers. Nirmala Sitharaman has been entrusted with the critical portfolios of Finance and Corporate Affairs. This assignment underscores her continued role in India’s economic policies […] Key Points

ThePrint

Narendra Modi government 3.0: Full list of ministers who took oath

Narendra Modi took the oath as the Prime Minister for the third consecutive time on Sunday. President Droupadi Murmu then administered oath to Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, and Nitin Gadkari. Here is the full list of ministers who were sworn in on Sunday to be part of the Modi 3.0 ministry. Key Points

India Today

Lawrence Wong sworn in as Singapore’s fourth Prime Minister

Wong, 51, succeeded Lee Hsien Loong, 72, who relinquished his position after two decades; both belong to the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP). Economist... Key Points

The Tribune India

Automobile, pharma, tourism sectors expected to grow at rapid pace: PM Modi

Automobile, pharma, tourism sectors expected to grow at rapid pace: PM... Key Points

The Tribune India

Automobile, pharma, tourism sectors expected to grow at rapid pace: PM Modi

Automobile, pharma, tourism sectors expected to grow at rapid pace: PM... Key Points

The Tribune India

Govt reportedly expediting Starlink's license ahead of Elon Musk's India visit. All we know so far

Elon Musk to visit India for 48 hours, making key announcements related to Tesla and Starlink. DoT expediting granting license to Starlink service, considering security issues. Musk expected to meet PM Modi and other officials, seeking reduction in import duties on electric vehicles. Key Points

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Automobile, pharma, tourism sectors expected to grow at rapid pace: PM Modi

Automobile, pharma, tourism sectors expected to grow at rapid pace: PM... Key Points

The Tribune India

ED questions Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot for 5 hours in excise policy case | 5 points

Kailash Gahlot, Delhi minister, faced five-hour questioning by Enforcement Directorate on excise policy scam. He claimed ignorance about Vijay Nair, AAP's communications in-charge, residing in his government bungalow. Key Points

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President Murmu to confer Bharat Ratna on LK Advani, four others today

President Droupadi Murmu will confer the Bharat Ratna upon five distinguished personalities, including former PMs Chaudhary Charan Singh and P.V. Narasimha Rao, and veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani, the only living awardee. Key Points

Economic Times

India's borders totally secure: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reassured the public that India's borders are completely secure during a fireside chat at the Times Now Summit. He defended the Agniveer scheme, emphasizing the importance of a young profile in the armed forces. Singh also discussed the ongoing India-China border issue and highlighted the government's commitment to national security. Key Points

Economic Times

Sarbananda Sonowal, Kiren Rijiju, Gaurav Gogoi file nomination papers for Lok Sabha seats

Rijiju filed his papers at Aalo, the headquarters of West Siang district. The Union Minister of Earth Sciences and Food Processing Industries was accompanied by Chief Minister Pema Khandu and MLAs Kento Jini and Nyamar Karbak. Former chief Minister and president of the Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC), Nabam Tuki, also filed his nomination from the Arunachal West seat. Key Points

Economic Times

Slap youth who chant Modi, says Karnataka’s Culture Minister

The Kannada & Culture Minister, while campaigning for the party in Koppal Lok Sabha seat on Sunday, said the PM promised to create 20 million jobs a year, and if he had walked the talk, the country would have had 200 million new jobs in the past 10 years. But the PM was now asking the unemployed youth to go and sell Pakoras, the Minister said, and added if they still uttered the name Modi, they deserve a slap. Key Points

Economic Times

BJP fields actors Kangana Ranaut, Arun Govil for Lok Sabha polls, names 111 more candidates

The party fielded Maneka Gandhi from Sultanpur, while Uttar Pradesh Minister Jitin Prasada has replaced Varun Gandhi in Pilibhit. Sita Soren will fight from Dumka (Jharkhand). Key Points

ThePrint

‘Call Narendra Modi ‘28 paisa PM..’,’ Udhayanidhi Stalin slams BJP-led Centre, stirs another controversy

Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin criticized the Centre for allocating only 28 paise for every rupee the state paid as tax. He accused the BJP of bias against Tamil Nadu and slammed the National Education Policy, calling PM Modi '28 paisa PM'. Key Points

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Kiren Rijiju takes additional charge of food processing industries ministry

New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) Earth Sciences Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday took additional charge as the Union Minister of Food Processing Industries. Earlier in the day, President Droupadi Murmu accepted the resignation of Union Food Processing Industries Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras. After this, Rijiju was given the additional charge of the Ministry of Food […] Key Points

ThePrint

First Made in India semi-conductor chip will roll out in December 2024: Ashwini Vaishnaw

New Delhi [India], March 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Communications and Electronics and IT, Ashwini Vaishnaw, on Tuesday said that by the end of this year India would witness the launch of the first indigenous semiconductor chip. The Union Minister was speaking at the News18 Rising Bharat Summit. Earlier on February 29, the Union Government […] Key Points

ThePrint

Karnal assembly by-election: EC moves prompt debate over the legal provisions for by-poll

The statutory requirement is enshrined in Section 151-A. But since the constitutional mandate as per Article 164 (4) of the Constitution is that one cannot remain a Minister for more than six months without being a member of the House. So the constitutional mandate will prevail – Vikram Chaudhri, senior HC advocate Key Points

Hindustan Times

BJP list for 20 seats in Karnataka: Gowda, Kateel and Simha among leaders dropped; Yaduveer and Dr Manjuna

The party has dropped former union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda (Bengaluru North), Pratap Simha (Mysuru), Sanganna Karadi (Koppal), Nalinkumar Kateel (Dakshina Kannada) and GM Siddeshwara (Davanagere) while making some changes. MoS Shobha Karandlaje has been shifted from Udupi-Chikmagalur to Bengaluru North. In Bengaluru, PC Mohan (central) and Tejasvi Surya (south) have retained their seats. Key Points

Economic Times

Northeast among biggest gainers of GST, says Finance Minister Sitharaman

Speaking at the Indian Institute of Technology in Guwahati, Sitharaman said the compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of GST revenue of the north-eastern states has been 27.5% since its introduction in 2017-18. This was way above the CAGR of 14.8% under the earlier indirect tax regime. Elevated tax mop up has enabled these states to spend more on development programmes, she added. Key Points

Economic Times

Standard gauge Vande Bharat rakes to be manufactured in Chennai for exports: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 14 (ANI): Union Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw announced that Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai will now develop standard gauge Vande Bharat trains, only for export purposes. Minister Vaishnaw was speaking on the occasion of the inaugural ceremony of Qualcomm’s Chennai Design Center. The center was inaugurated by the Minister […] Key Points

ThePrint

19-member Pak Cabinet takes oath

Pakistan prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday inducted 19 members into his Cabinet, ending the tenuous wait for the completion of government formation... Key Points

The Tribune India

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari administers oath to 19-member Cabinet recommended by PM Sharif

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s main ally, the Pakistan Peoples Party, refuses to become part of the federal cabinet. Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on... Key Points

The Tribune India

PM Modi unveils 125-foot statue of Lachit Borphukan in Assam's Jorhat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 125-foot bronze statue of Ahom general Lachit Borphukan in Jorhat, Assam. The statue, called the 'Statue of Valour', was unveiled at the Lachit Barphukan Maidam Development Project. Modi participated in an Ahom ritual and was accompanied by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Key Points

Economic Times

PM Modi visits Kaziranga National Park in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took elephant and jeep safari in Assam's Kaziranga National Park. He inaugurated the 125-ft high 'Statue of Valour' and laid foundation stones of projects worth Rs 18,000 crore. He also addressed a public meeting during his two-day visit. Key Points

Economic Times

PM Modi congratulates Shehbaz Sharif on taking oath as Pakistan prime minister

Shehbaz earlier served as prime Minister of a coalition government from April 2022 to August 2023 before Parliament was dissolved to hold general elections... Key Points

The Tribune India

Hottest seat after Kashi : Ravi Kishan thanks PM Modi for Gorakhpur candidacy

Bhojpuri film star Ravi Kishan expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for re-nominating him from Gorakhpur for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. He thanked the party's leadership for the opportunity to contest from the hottest seat after Kashi (Varanasi), and pledged to maintain their trust. PM Modi will contest from Varanasi for the third time, while Ravi Kishan will run from Gorakhpur, Yogi Adityanath's stronghold. The BJP's first list of candidates also includes heavyweights like Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh. Key Points

Economic Times

Lok Sabha elections 2024: BJP releases 1st list of 195 candidates, PM Modi to contest from Varanasi

India News: Check out the first list of candidates released by the BJP for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be contesting from the xxxxxxxxxxxx seat. Key Points

Times Of India

BJP's first list of candidates for 2024 Lok Sabha Polls out; PM Modi to contest from Varanasi. Check full

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released its initial list of candidates for the 2024 Lok Sabha election, featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi. The list was unveiled after multiple rounds of discussions. Key Points

Economic Times

Shehbaz Sharif set to become Pakistan’s Prime Minister for a second time

Voting in the National Assembly to elect the new prime Minister would be held on Sunday. Top PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the 33rd prime minister... Key Points

The Tribune India