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Railway Projects In Odisha Will Be Given Priority: Minister Of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw

Union Railways Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday (Aug 22), during his visit to Bolangir said that the Railway projects in Odisha will be given priority.

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Puri To Get Vande Bharat Express: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Vande Bharat Express will soon connect the pilgrim town Puri in Odisha. This information was share by Union Railways Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday (Aug 19).

BJP’s 'Jan Aashirwad Yatra' In Odisha From August 19 to 22
BJP’s 'Jan Aashirwad Yatra' In Odisha From August 19 to 22

The 'Jan Aashirwad Yatra' by the newly-inducted Union Ministers will be taken out in Odisha from August 19 to 22. 

484 Railway Projects Under Different Stages Of Completion: Raily Min Vaishnaw To RS
484 Railway Projects Under Different Stages Of Completion: Raily Min Vaishnaw To RS

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that the average annual budget allocation in the railways for new lines, gauge conversion and doubling works, during 2014-19, has increased to Rs 26,026 crore per year from Rs 11,527 crore per year during 2009-14, which is 126 per cent more than average annual budget outlay of 2009-14.

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Railways' Big Move: CCTV In All Train Coaches Including EMUs & Passenger Trains, Govt Approves Installation

In a move to prevent and deal with incidents of crime inside trains, the Ministry of Railways has approved works for the installation of CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) cameras in all train coaches including EMUs and passenger trains.

2,903 Railway Employees Succumbed To COVID-19: Rail Min Ashwini Vaishnaw
2,903 Railway Employees Succumbed To COVID-19: Rail Min Ashwini Vaishnaw

India's tally of COVID-19 infections rose by 39,097 in a day to reach 3,13,32,159, while 546 more people succumbed to the viral disease during the same period taking the death toll to 4,20,016 on Saturday, according to Union Health Ministry data.

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Shantanu Sen Suspended For Remaining Part Of Rajya Sabha Session

TMC MP Shantanu Sen was suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the remaining period of the monsoon session after a motion moved by the government was passed by the House.

IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Rubbishes Reports Of Pegasus Project
IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Rubbishes Reports Of Pegasus Project

The minister was making a statement on the Pegasus project reports, published in The Wire, which showed that over 300 hone numbers - including those of two serving ministers, over 40 journalists, three opposition leaders among others could have been targeted for hacking through Pegasus spyware.

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Banned 2 Mn Accounts In India: WhatsApp Report On New IT Rules

WhatsApp last week accepted that "the government is the administrator" in its case and informed the Delhi High Court that it will put its privacy policy update "on hold" until the Data Protection Bill came into force.

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Govt Rejigs Cabinet Committees; Smriti, Bhupender, Sonowal Part Of Panel On Political Affairs

However, there has been no change in the composition of the country's highest decision making body on security affairs -- the Cabinet Committee on Security -- and the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet

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Suspended Over 22,500 Accounts: Twitter In 1st Compliance Report

The micro-blogging site had informed the Delhi High Court last week that it will take eight weeks to appoint a resident grievance officer in compliance with the new IT rules.

New IT Rules To Ensure Responsible Social Media Ecosystem: Minister Vaishnaw
New IT Rules To Ensure Responsible Social Media Ecosystem: Minister Vaishnaw

The minister has taken charge of the ministry at a time when the government and the US-headquartered micro-blogging platform Twitter seemed to be at loggerheads over the new norms, with the previous IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad publicly blaming Twitter of flouting norms.

Ashwini Vaishnaw
Officials In Railway Minister's Office To Work In Two Shifts

The railway ministry has directed that the first shift will start at 7 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. while the second shift will start at 3 p.m. and end at 12 midnight.

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New Railway Minister, New Rule For Staff: 17-Hr Duty With Immediate Effect

Soon after Railways got its new Minister, the ministry introduced new work timings for its employees. After Rajya Sabha member from Odisha, Ashwini Vaishnaw assumed office as Union Minister for Railways; he directed that all the offices & staff of minister's office will work in two shifts.

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Why In Ashwini, Odisha Gets First Railway Min Since Independence?

From day one, PM Modi prefers a technocrat to pilot the 'lifeline of the nation'. He inducted  Suresh Prabhu in 2014 to put the railways on the 'global track'. Vaishnaw's hands-on expertise in Transportation and Infrastructure has made the cut  

Twitter Must Follow Law Of The Country, Abide By New Guidelines, Says New IT Min Ashwini Vaishnaw
Twitter Must Follow Law Of The Country, Abide By New Guidelines, Says New IT Min Ashwini Vaishnaw

When questioned about Twitter not complying with the new IT law, the Minister hinted that everyone has to follow new guidelines.

Ashwini Vaishnaw Takes Charge As Minister Of Railways
Ashwini Vaishnaw Takes Charge As Minister Of Railways

Vaishnaw will also hold two other important portfolios of Communications and Electronics and Information Technology.

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Cabinet Expansion: Odisha MP Ashwini Vaishnaw Entrusted With Railways & IT

Following PM Modi's cabinet expansion, Rajya Sabha Member from Odisha Ashwini Vaishnaw has been named the Minister of Railways. He has also been given the charge of IT

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In House of Elders, younger Odisha RS MPs outshine elders!

Bhubaneswar:  Soon after the bitterly fought 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the big politically cracker event has been the Rajya Sabha elections in Odisha in June, when BJD supported BJP candidate Ashwini Vaishnaw (former IAS & IIT alumni) in the ‘larger interests of State’. With almost half -a-year has been over since their election to the […]

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Mining Scamsters Are Being Sent To RS, Instead Of Jail: Odisha Congress

Bhubaneswar: The Opposition tag might have slipped out of Congress’ hands in Odisha, but even with the bunch of nine MLAs it has now, the party is leaving no stone unturned to put the ruling-BJD in the backfoot during the House proceedings. After staging a walkout in the first session of the 16th Odisha Assembly […]

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Did Naveen pick Sasmit to show secular muscles, post saffron handholding?

Bhubaneswar: After a stint of nearly two decades in politics, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has emerged not only as a politician, but also one who is quite calculative. Naveen has scrutinised every political relationship via the prism of ‘political cost -benefit equation’. There are instances galore in his over two-decade long political career, where Naveen had very scrupulously worked out at the ‘cost-benefit’ equation of every big political decision he made. The latest episode of Rajya […]

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Odisha RS bypoll: BJP-BJD 'friends inside, foes outside', says Congress

Bhubaneswar: A day after BJD extended its support to the candidature of BJP nominee for Rajya Sabha bypoll, Ashwini Vaishnaw, senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra today accused the ruling party of being hand in glove with the saffron party. Mishra said that the support shown by BJD for the national party is an insult to […]

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Is Naveen singing 'Vaishnaw' tune in lieu of BJP's Dy Speaker offer to BJD?

Bhubaneswar: There goes a popular saying politics is the art of possible. And Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik quite majestically played it up on the political stage here when after fighting a gruelling duel to protect his turf from Modi Tsunami as recently as May 2019, he yesterday made a trademark political somersault to support a […]