Germany lifts travel limit for Indians with quarantine condition

Germany lifts travel limit for Indians with quarantine condition

Wednesday, 07 July 2021 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

In a big relief to professionals and students, Germany has decided to reduce travel restrictions on visitors from India as long as they observe quarantine and testing rules. Germany has announced to ease travel restrictions from India, the United Kingdom, Portugal and Russia from July 7. Stiff restrictions had been imposed...

Poll-bound UP to get lion’s share

Wednesday, 07 July 2021 | Biswajeet Banerjee | Lucknow

State has highest 11 Ministers at Centre, but more to get berth to fix caste equation With Assembly elections just six months away, Uttar Pradesh is expected to get the “lion’s share” in the expansion of the Narendra Modi Ministry to set the caste equation right. UP has already a maximum of...

Will accept whatever PM decides on JD(U)’s place in Cabinet: Nitish

Wednesday, 07 July 2021 | PNS | Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday did not rule out the possibility of his JD(U) joining the Narendra Modi Government during its likely expansion but insisted it was the party’s national president who will take a call on the number of berths acceptable to it.

On halfway, major Cabinet rejig today

On halfway, major Cabinet rejig today

Wednesday, 07 July 2021 | PNS/Deepak K Upreti | NEW DELHI

Ministry of Cooperation carved out ahead of first big reshuffle in Cabinet to boost co-op movement The first major reshuffle in the Union Council of Ministers since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took up reins of the Government for the second-time on May 30, 2019, is expected to take place on Wednesday...

Pranab’s son quits Cong, joins TMC

Tuesday, 06 July 2021 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

Former Congress MP and son of late President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday quit the Congress and joined the Trinamool Congress. “The way the party is running in Bengal and elsewhere is unacceptable to many of us … it is increasingly evident that the situation will change,” Mukherjee, a two-time MP and...

CoWIN to become global vaccination platform: PM

CoWIN to become global vaccination platform: PM

Tuesday, 06 July 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Reminding global audience that “vaccination is the best hope” for humanity to emerge successfully from the pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that CoWIN — technology platform for Covid vaccination — will soon be available to “any and all countries”. Addressing CoWIN Global virtual Conclave, the Prime Minister said...

PAGD: Will fight polls only after restoration of statehood to J&K

Tuesday, 06 July 2021 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Monday toughened its stand on the issue of participating in the Assembly polls, saying they will do so only after the restoration of the full statehood to Jammu & Kashmir. The constituents of the alliance also claimed that they were disappointed with the...

12 BJP MLAs’ suspension escalates MVA-Opp war

Tuesday, 06 July 2021 | PNS | Mumbai

In a major development that set the Opposition and ruling Maha Vikas Aghjadi (MVA) on a collision course, 12 BJP MLAs were suspended from the Maharashtra Assembly on Monday for a period of one year for “abusing” and “misbehaving” with the presiding officer inside and outside the House. The suspension came...

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