M Venkaiah Naidu elected as new Vice President of India

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Former BJP leader and Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has been elected as the new Vice President of India as he defeated his rival Gopal Krishna Gandhi by 272 votes. Voting to elect the 13th Vice President was conducted today with 98.21 per cent polling recorded. Briefing media, Returning Officer … Continue reading M Venkaiah Naidu elected as new Vice President of India

GST Council approves E-Way bill rules; cuts tax on textile work to 5% from 18%

AMN The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has given its in principle approval to E Way bill rules in a meeting this evening in New Delhi. Briefing media after the meeting, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, pre-registration requirement under GST e-way bill is not mandatory for exempted goods and E-way Bills will be required … Continue reading GST Council approves E-Way bill rules; cuts tax on textile work to 5% from 18%

Nitish proposes several welfare schemes for minorities in Bihar

ANWARUL HODA / PATNA Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday proposed several welfare schemes for minorities particularly, Muslims in the state. The Proposals came during a review meeting of the department of minority welfare here. The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of chief minister himself. According to Minister, Department of Minority Welfare, Khursheed Alam … Continue reading Nitish proposes several welfare schemes for minorities in Bihar

Attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat was pre planned: Congress

AMN Congress today alleged that the attack on its vice president Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat yesterday was pre planned. Briefing media senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said it was the responsibility of the state government to ensure the safety and security of Mr Gandhi. Condemning the incident, Mr Azad said such attacks should not … Continue reading Attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat was pre planned: Congress

AIUDF asks PM to set up AMU centre in Assam

A Akhter / New Delhi A delegation All India United Democratic Front AIUDF on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his Parliament House office and discussed situation facing Assam today. The delegation led by party president Badruddin Ajmal donated a cheque of Rs 30 lakh to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund following flood situation … Continue reading AIUDF asks PM to set up AMU centre in Assam

4519 complaints received against misleading advts. on TV

AMN /NEW DELHI At least 4519 complaints have been received through the online portal Grievance Against Misleading Advertisements GAMA in three years. These complaints are processed by the Advertisement Standards Council of India (ASCI) based on an MoU signed with the Department of Consumer Affairs. Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, … Continue reading 4519 complaints received against misleading advts. on TV