The battle for West Bengal is crucial for both the TMC and the main rival BJP. For the BJP it is a gateway to cement its Hindutva ideology in eastern India and also prestige battle as it is the land where Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was born. For the TMC, it is a battle for survival. For the residents, of the state, the poll results will determine whether the present policy of appeasement of infiltratoes will continue or whether the NRC will be implemented in future.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government over reports of China's action in Demchok stating that the government is clueless on how to handle China and is ignoring their actions which will cause problems.
China is yet again weaving a web of conspiracies against India at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). For the past several months, China has been stirring up trouble at the LAC.
Puri said it is the GST Council's prerogative whether petrol and diesel will be covered under GST. "On top of that, the Central government imposes an excise of Rs 32 per litre. The state government raises taxes sometimes as high as 39 per cent."
"List of Modiji's victims in BJP doesn't end here. There are many more - Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Ms. Uma Bharti, Sarv C.P. Thakur, A.K. Patel, Haren Pandya, Harin Pathak, Kalyan Singh. Latest victims are Dr. Harshvardhan, Ravi Shankar Prasad & Sushil Modi," he said on Twitter.
Isolated extremely heavy rainfall is also likely over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Tuesday and Wednesday and over northwest Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, the IMD said in a release.
Kargil Vijay Diwas is marked on July 26 every year to commemorate the anniversary of the Indian Army's victory against Pakistan in 1999.
He also said the delegation also requested Modi to carry out the Godavari-Cauvery linking project at the earliest as Tamil Nadu is a water scarce state.
Central employees are going to fill their pockets soon. After the increase in Dearness Allowance (DA) by the central government, now the House Rent Allowance (HRA) has also been increased.
As per the panel's recommendations, the key is to strengthen health infrastructure and prepare adequately so that up to 4 lakh cases every day can be handled. In addition, routine services are also to be maintained, they said.
There are going to be changes in many rules from August 1, which will have a direct impact on our pockets. These include payment of salary by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on bank holidays from August 1, announcement of new cylinder prices, costlier withdrawals from ATMs.