Indian elections largest exercise of electoral franchise: US

WASHINGTON: Indian elections is the largest exercise of electoral franchise in the world, the United States said Thursday. “We celebrate the election that happened in India; it was the largest exercise of electoral franchise in any country anytime in history,” State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller told reporters here at his daily news conference. He was […]

GST Council to meet on Jun 22

NEW DELHI: The GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will meet on June 22. “The 53rd meeting of the GST Council will be held on 22nd June, 2024 at New Delhi,” the GST Council Secretariat said in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter. The agenda for the meeting is yet to […]

Cong Slams PM Over Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pick

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday said the allocation of the Parliamentary Affairs portfolio inspires no confidence whatsoever that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants Parliament to function any differently than how he has run it over the past decade. The opposition party asserted the INDIA bloc is more than determined to reflect the will and […]

Transgender community members to attend Modi’s oath ceremony to bless new govt

NEW DELHI: About 50 people from the transgender community have been invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi and the new cabinet of ministers to them give blessings. Before the ceremony, BJP MP and former Social Justice and Empowerment minister Virendra Kumar felicitated the community members at his residence. “This is […]

Delhi: Over 16,800 booked for defective number plates so far in 2024

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Traffic Police has booked over 16,800 people for defective number plates so far this year, up by 286 per cent from the corresponding period of last year, according to official data. According to a senior officer of the Delhi Traffic Police, 16,859 people were booked for defective number plates between January […]

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