Deuba, the 75-year-old President of the Nepali Congress won a trust vote in the reinstated lower House of Representatives and comfortably won it, averting a general election in the Himalayan nation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
PM Modi called for healthy discussions in Parliament and sought the cooperation of leaders of all political parties. He expressed hope that the sessions run smoothly and complete the business. He also expressed his condolences on the loss of lives due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The monsoon is causing havoc in Mumbai. Dozens of people have been killed in the last 24 hours in wall collapse and landslides, triggered by overnight incessant rains in the city.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that 'Rudraksha' was an amalgam of Kashi's ancient heritage as well as its modern outlook.
He said skill development of the new generation is a national need and is the foundation of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' to take India forward from 75 years to 100 years.
Under National Ayush Mission scheme, old and traditional medicinal systems would be promoted and Ayush wellness centres, medical colleges, hospitals and dispensaries set up and upgraded.
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
The PM said a self-reliant rural economy is necessary for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' or self-reliant India.
The Padma awards are one of the highest civilian honours of India announced annually on the eve of Republic Day
The Prime Minister instructed the officials to ensure that these plants are made functional at the earliest and to work closely with the state governments for the same.
In view of the raging COVID-19 cases, the Tokyo Olympics will be held under a state of emergency in Japan without spectators from July 23 to August 8.
PM Modi stressed on the need to adapt higher education and technical education to keep in tune with the changing environment and emerging challenges.
The total strength of the Council of Ministers now stands at 78, including the Prime Minister. The prime minister can have up to 81 members in his Union Council(15 per cent of the Lok Sabha strength).
Hardeep Singh Puri has got Ministries of Petroleum along with his existing portfolio of Urban Affairs while Jyotiraditya Scindia is the new Minister for Civil Aviation.
As many as 15 Cabinet ministers, including some new faces, were sworn-in at the swearing in ceremony held in the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan. While 13 members took oath in Hindi, two took in English.
Some ministers of state, including G Kishan Reddy, Parshottam Rupala and Anurag Thakur, Hardeep Singh Puri, Mansukh Mandaviya, RK Singh and Kiran Rijiju were also there, and they may be elevated, sources said.
Though there has been no official word on the Cabinet reshuffle, a series of meetings in the government and the BJP have fuelled the speculation that a big shuffling of his council of ministers by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is finally on the cards after he assumed the charge for a second term in 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said vaccination is the best hope for humanity to emerge from the pandemic successfully and noted that India decided to adopt a completely digital approach for the exercise.
In a letter, CM Naveen said the State has identified the left-out eligible households through State-developed RH Portal observing the procedure similar to Aawaas+ in the 16 districts
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed his firm expectation about enhancing India's capabilities in digital technology in the current decade, saying "it would increase the country's share in the global digital economy".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also held discussions on the "futuristic challenges in the defence sector and equipping the armed forces with modern equipment".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of the Union Council of Ministers on Wednesday to discuss issues related to the Covid situation in the country, preparedness to deal with possible third wave and functioning of few ministries, sources said on Tuesday.
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan hailed Narasimha Rao as a great leader who had immense knowledge of different subjects, a benefactor of the poor and a polyglot.
India's Covid vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 31 crore as 61.19 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
Ayodhya's development is being envisaged as a spiritual centre, global tourism hub and sustainable smart city. The Prime Minister was informed about various upcoming and proposed infrastructure projects to improve connectivity with Ayodhya.