Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicAnurag Thakur

Topic: Anurag Thakur

No time for ghazals if you’re with Amit Shah & why Anurag Thakur didn’t stay for long in Dubai

BJP president J.P. Nadda has created a new record—he was successful in ensuring the Nepal PM visits party headquarters, a first for a foreign head of State.

Yogi govt has rid UP of ‘mafia & machhar, gang wars & Japanese encephalitis’, says Anurag Thakur

Union minister Thakur, who is also BJP’s co-incharge for UP polls, says his party has focused on law & order, development, claims SP chief Akhilesh Yadav ‘has changed seat’ fearing defeat.

Cabinet approves MoU with Nepal for construction of bridge over Mahakali river

Briefing the media Thursday, I&B Minister Anurag Thakur said the bridge will be completed within 3 years & will help people living in Uttarakhand's Dharchula & in Nepal territory.

MPs to get development funds again as Modi govt restores scheme

The govt had suspended MPLADS in April last year and said the funds would be used for managing health services and the adverse impact of the Covid pandemic in the country.

Cabinet approves declaration of Birsa Munda’s birth anniversary as ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’

The decision has been taken with a view to honour the special place and contributions of tribes in Indian history and culture.

Cabinet approves ethanol price hike by up to Rs 1.47 per litre for blending in petrol

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs raised the price of ethanol extracted from sugarcane juice to Rs 63.45 per litre from the current Rs 62.65 per litre.

Cabinet approves 78 days’ salary as Diwali bonus to over 11 lakh railway employees

Union minister Anurag Thakur says the maximum amount payable to an eligible railway employee is Rs 17,951 and expenditure of nearly Rs 1,985 crore will be incurred on this.

Anurag Thakur terms Mehbooba Mufti’s remarks over Taliban takeover as ‘anti-India, absurd’

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti Sunday had asked the Centre to take a lesson from Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and urged the govt to hold dialogue in J&K and return its special status.

Modi govt fully ready to tackle 3rd Covid wave, primary focus paediatric care: Anurag Thakur

Thakur, who is on a 5-day 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' in his home state Himachal Pradesh, said a provision of Rs 23,123 crore has been made to deal with possible third wave of coronavirus.

54-member Indian team gets warm send-off for upcoming Tokyo Paralympics

The team has some of the brightest medal prospects like Devendra Jhajharia, seeking his third Paralympics gold, Mariyappan Thangavelu and world champion Sandeep Choudhary.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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