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511 Grameen Kaushalya Vikas Kendras launched in Maharashtra

To provide employment opportunities to rural youth of the country, prime minister Narendra Modi has launched 511 Pramod Mahajan Grameen Kaushalya Vikas Kendras in Maharashtra. The Grameen Kaushalya Vikas Kendras will conduct skill d

Addl instalment of DA, dearness relief approved for central govt employees

The union cabinet, chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi, has approved to release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 01.07.2023 representing an increa

India to set up Space Station by 2035, send man to moon by 2040

Prime minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting to assess progress of India’s Gaganyaan Mission and to outline the future of India’s space exploration endeavours. The Department of Space presented a comprehensi

`India to soon have 2nd largest metro network of the world`

Hardeep Singh Puri, the minister for housing & urban affairs, has emphasized on government’s unwavering commitment to strengthening the urban transport network across the country. He was addressing the Consultative Committee Members of P

It’s going to be the decade of Uttarakhand: Modi

Prime minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation multiple development projects worth about Rs 4200 crore in sectors including rural development, road, power, irrigation, drinking water, horticulture, education, he

Jan Bhagidari will take AYUSH to grassroots: Sonowal

Underlining the importance of traditional healthcare systems along with modern medicines, union minister of AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said, “Modern and Traditional Medicine systems will have to go hand in hand to provide the best he

MoPSW to organise mega Global Maritime India Summit in Mumbai

The ministry of ports, shipping and waterways is organising the Global Maritime India Summit 2023 (GMIS-2023) in Mumbai from on 17-19 at MMRDA, BKC. The event, which is going to be the 3rd edition of the GMIS, is expected to be larger in scale and

Five states to have assembly elections in November

The Election Commission of India on Monday announced the dates of the much-awaited assembly elections to the five states – Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana. On November 7, the first phase of polli

India remains affected by corruption, survey finds

As many as 88% of the people who participated in a survey believe India is a corrupt country. Corruption has adversely affected 82% of the respondents, according to the India Corruption Research Report 2023.   The report found that 55%

Transport expert urges Fadnavis to call for all-party consensus to regulate car parking

With increase in the number of cars, burgeoning traffic and parking on both sides of Mumbai’s congested roads, city-based transport expert Ashok Datar has urged Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to bring in all-party consen

A peerless introduction to Constitution – with Fali Nariman as your guide

You Must Know Your Constitution By Fali S. Nariman 500 pages, Rs 799 Published by Hay House Publishers India (Distributed by Penguin Random House India)

How to become Gandhi: A new book chronicles an experiment

Becoming Gandhi: Living the Mahatma`s 6 Moral Truths in Immoral Times By Perry Garfinkel Simon & Schuster India, 264 pages, Rs 699

Saga of ‘An Ordinary Man’: Gandhi’s struggle, retold in his own words

I Am an Ordinary Man: India’s Struggle for Freedom (1914–1948) Edited by Gopalkrishna Gandhi Aleph, 456 pages, Rs 999

“Essence of Gandhiji’s Teachings”: Rajaji’s Homage to the Mahatma

Selected Works of C. Rajagopalachari: Vol. VIII, 1946–48 By Ravi K. Mishra and Narendra Shukla (Editors) Orient BlackSwan, 460 pages, Rs 2,575

‘Gandhi’s Spiritual Politics: Austerity, Fasting and Secularism’

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, renowned academic publishers Sage have opened access to many notable articles and essays on the Father of the Nation. Here we reproduce an excerpt from one of them, well-known historian A

Bharatiya Bhasha Utsav, Technology & Bharatiya Bhasha Summit launched

Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan Saturday launched the Bharatiya Bhasha Utsav and inaugurated the two-day Technology & Bharatiya Bhasha Summit in New Delhi. The summit aims to facilit

India retains 40th rank in the Global Innovation Index 2023

India has retained the 40th rank out of 132 economies in the Global Innovation Index 2023 rankings published by the World Intellectual Property Organization. India has been on a rising trajectory, over the past several years in the Global Innovati

Vibrant Gujarat not just about branding, also an event of bonding: Modi

Prime minister Narendra Modi addressed the programme marking 20 years celebration of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit at Science City in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. The Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit was started 20 years ago, on Septem

Diamonds are Forever: A Saturday story

Saturday Stories By Rashmi Bansal HarperCollins, 176 pages, Rs 250

Domestic airlines show 38.27% growth in passenger numbers

The domestic aviation industry has witnessed a remarkable surge in passenger traffic during the first eight months of 2023. According to the latest data analysis, the number of passengers carried by domestic airlines from January to August 2023 re

Visionary Talk: Amitabh Gupta, Pune Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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