Tag: Kerala

Inward Remittances: Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka receive the maximum; MP is a lower rung State

Lalit Shastri Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu together received 58.7 per cent of total inward remittances in 2016-17. The central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, being ruled continuously by the BJP for last 15 years, is ranked 15th in terms State-wise share in Inward Remittances during 2016-17. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Mixed response to Opposition call for strike on demonetisation

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The opposition parties today held a nationwide agitation against the decision of the Modi-led NDA government to stop the use of high level currency notes in the country. Altough it did not join the Opposition call for strike, the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal led by chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

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International Tiger Day and the Tale of Tumbling Tiger Numbers

Newsroom24x7 Staff As we observe the International Tiger Day on July 29, what stares everyone in the face is the rising number of tiger deaths across different parts of the country this year. Madhya Pradesh presents the worst scenario with 19 tiger deaths against the total mortality figure of 59 in the country between January 1

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BJP registers historic victory in Assam; LDF wins Kerala; Jaya, Mamata return to power

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: BJP today registered a historic victory in Assam by defeating the ruling Congress which has also been ousted from power in Kerala by the Left Democratic front.  In two other States Tamil Nadu and West Bengal that also went to polls, Jayalalitha and Mamata Banerjee have returned to power with thumping

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BJP slams Rahul Gandhi on Kerala rape-murder issue

Newsroom24x7 Staff Thiruvananthapuram: Union Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader M Venkaiah Naidu today took a dig at Congress Vice President by pointing out that people in Kerala are asking why when a student and a dalit girl was brutally raped and murdered Rahul is not visiting kerala. Naidu was addressing an election rally

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More than 100 persons killed in explosion at Paravur Temple

Newsroom24x7 Desk A massive explosion in a storehouse packed with firecrackers killed more than 100 persons and injured scores of others at the Paravur Puttingal Devi temple Temple in the southern Indian State of Kerala early morning today. The explosion was so huge that many persons died on the spot and a lot of others

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Election Commission announces poll dates for 4 states, 1 UT

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today announced the Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry. The terms of the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry are normally due to expire as follows: Tamil Nadu 22

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Chouhan wants proper utilisation of Madhya Pradesh properties in other States

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: Chief Minister of the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has underscored the need to collect details and maintain properties owned by his State but are located in other States of the country. Chouhan has asserted that the Madhya Pradesh owned properties should be reconstructed if necessary and properly utilized. He

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Shivraj is convener of NITI Ayog Sub-Group of chief ministers

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The NITI Ayog has a Sub-Group of chief Ministers, with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan as Convener, for rationalisation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS). The decision to form a Sub-Group of Chief Ministers was taken at the first meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Ayog this past Sunday.

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Kerala RSS leader’s murder: CBI files charge sheet against 19 accused

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has today filed Charge Sheet before the Principal District and Sessions Judge, Thalassery (Kerala) against 19 accused persons under Sections 120(B), 143, 147, 148, 324, 307, 302, 149, 201, 202, 212 of Indian Penal Code, beside Section 15(1)(a)(i) read with 16(a) & 19 of the UAPA Act and

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Indian Television: Impact person of the decade

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: AS CEO Star India, Uday Shankar has played a pivotal role in turning his TV network into a market leader in terms of viewership. Not content with the topnotch position and setting the rules of the game with state-of-the-art technology, he is now making big foray in the regional TV arena. After acquiring

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Prime Minister Modi reiterates GoI’s commitment to complete freedom of faith

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today broke his silence on the issue of religious intolerance and was emphatic in stating that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith and that everyone has the undeniable right to retain or adopt the religion of his or her choice without coercion

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State Governments offering to sell 10 year securities

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai, Feb. 6: Thirteen State Governments have offered to sell 10 year securities by way of auction for an aggregate amount of Rs. 11,620 crore at Face Value. The states offering to sell 10 year securities by auction to raise between  Rs. 1000 crore to Rs. 1500 crore are Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya

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Lifetime Visa to PIOs and the Security issue

Lalit Shastri On the eve of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Overseas Indian Day) meet which will be inaugurated at 10 am this morning, President Pranab Mukherjee, it is learnt, cleared the ordinance to amend the Citizenship Act to merge the Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) and the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) schemes to allow lifelong Indian

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