Group of ministers meets on anti-triple talaq law`

New Delhi , Nov 23

The group of ministers entrusted with thrashing out modalities of the anti-triple talaq legislation met on Thursday for the first time to discuss the proposed legislation, government sources said.

After Congress, Shatrughan invokes 'chaiwala' jibe

New Delhi , Nov 23

Barely days after a Youth Congress magazine published a meme calling Narendra Modi a "chaiwala" (tea vendor), BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Thursday yet again invoked the jibe against the Prime Minister.

Haryana to organize employment fairs

Chandigarh , Nov 23

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Thursday that the state government plans to organise 'Rozgar Melas' (employment fairs) throughout the state to provide regular employment to skilled youth.

Assam Minister remark: Congress asks when will PM act

New Delhi , Nov 23

The Congress on Thursday slammed Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his alleged 'cancer is divine justice for sins' remark and asked when will Prime Minister Narendra Modi act against such elements.

Pray for election of humane persons in polls: Gujarat Archbishop

Gandhinagar , Nov 23

Cautioning that nationalist forces, or narrow-minded people, were on the verge of taking over the country, Gandhinagar Archbishop Thomas Macwan has asked Bishops across the country to hold prayers for victory of such persons in the Gujarat elections who remain faithful to the Constitution.

Amarinder wants government intervention in Punjab liquor trade

Chandigarh , Nov 23

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday directed the Excise Department to explore the possibility of setting up a wholesale liquor corporation for the distribution of liquor, as a step towards ending monopolistic practices in the trade and earning revenue for the state exchequer.

BEML pays Rs 18 cr dividend to government

Bengaluru , Nov 23

State-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) on Thursday said it has paid Rs 18 crore as 80 per cent dividend to the Union government for fiscal 2016-17.