'Pro-poor' PM Modi launches eco-friendly boats in Varanasi  May 1, 7:54 pm
Varanasi (U.P.), May 1 (ANI): Asserting that a finally a pro-poor government is in power after several successive pro-rich governments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the launch of environment friendly E-boats would empower the economically weaker section of boat operators of Varanasi.
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PM Modi rides in an 'e-boat' in Varanasi's Assi Ghat  May 1, 6:42 pm
Varanasi, May.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a ride in an e-boat at a function in Varanasi's Assi Ghat, where he would later launch environment-friendly solar powered "E-Boats" in his Lok Sabha constituency.
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Movement of boats prohibited in Ganges ahead of PM Modi's visit  May 1, 6:18 pm
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): The movement of boats between Shivala ghat to Assi ghat in Varanasi have been prohibited as part of the stringent security measures put in place ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the river bank, where he will launch environment-friendly "E-Boats" later this evening.
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Himachal fire: 50 hectares of forest land destroyed in Shimla  May 1, 5:47 pm
Shimla, May.1 (ANI): Over 50 hectares of forest land have been destroyed in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla rural forest division after the wild fire, which has been raging in the region for a week now, broke out at 12 new places.
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PM Modi takes a ride on e-rickshaw in Varanasi  May 1, 5:20 pm
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), May.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took a ride in an e-rickshaw at a function in Varanasi's DLW ground, where he later distributed 1,000 such rickshaws to people in his Lok Sabha constituency.
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11 deaths at state-run home: Congress blasts Rajasthan Govt.  May 1, 4:34 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): In an attempt to corner the Rajasthan Government over the death of seven children in a state-run rehabilitation home, the Congress Party on Sunday alleged that the entire incident took place due to 'criminal neglect' and saidChief Minister Vasundhara Raje-led dispensation cannot be allowed to 'shrug away from its responsibility' and put the entire blame on a 'lower level functionary'.
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Centre to send five-member expert team to assist Rajasthan Govt.   May 1, 3:11 pm
New Delhi, May 1(ANI): Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda on Sunday directed for a special five-member expert team to be sent to assist the Rajasthan Government to investigate into the causes of water and food contamination that are reported to have resulted in the death of 11 specially-abled persons in the state-run home of the state government at Jamdoli in Rajasthan.
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Labourers can now relish thali at Rs. 10 in Lucknow  May 1, 3:11 pm
Lucknow, May 1 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party (SP)-led Uttar Pradesh Government on Sunday inaugurated a canteen for labourers, where a 'thali' will cost Rs. 10.
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Rajnath Singh reviews U'Khand forest fire situation  May 1, 3:04 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reviewed the Uttarakhand forest fire situation during his meeting with the state's Chief Secretary and concerned officers in his ministry.
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Ruckus during Kanhaiya's event in Patna, two detained  May 1, 2:58 pm
Patna, May 1 (ANI): There was ruckus during Jawaharlal Nehru University Student's Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar's event in Patna this afternoon after a man was thrashed by his supporters for showing a black flag.
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'Shramik's sweat has power to unite the world': PM Modi  May 1, 1:40 pm
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): Lauding the hard work of all labourers and their role in India's progress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said a shramik's sweat has power to unite the world.
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PM launches PMUY, says 'I understand mothers pain'  May 1, 1:36 pm
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): Recalling his mother's agony and sacrifices, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he chose Ballia to launch the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) as the number of LPG's connections in Uttar Pradesh is lowest in this district.
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Jorhat hosts National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship  May 1, 12:44 pm
Jorhat (Assam), May 1 (ANI): Around 180 participants from different states of the country recently participated at the 11th National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship in Jorhat.
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U'khand: Govt. assures commitment in dousing flames  May 1, 12:37 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Asserting the government's priority at this point of time is to douse the fire which has blazed about thousands of hectares in Uttarakhand, Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that around 6,000 people have been deployed for fire fighting operations in the region.
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National Food Security Act launched in Imphal  May 1, 12:08 pm
Sangaiprou (Imphal), May 1 (ANI): The much-awaited National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013, was recently launched by Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh at a function in Sangaiprou, Imphal.
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Varun Gandhi meets murder accused BJP leader in Naini Central Prison  May 1, 11:53 am
Allahabad, May 1 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on Sunday met former party MLA Udai Bhan Karwariya, who is presently in Naini Central Prison in connection with Samajwadi Party (SP) legislator Jawahar Yadav's murder case.
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BJP, Congress trade charges over AgustaWestland row  May 1, 11:52 am
New Delhi, May. 1 (ANI): The Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday locked horns over the ongoing controversy surrounding the AgustaWestland chopper deal with the grand-old party describing the episode as 'false propaganda' aimed to malign its top leadership while the ruling dispensation categorically stating the nation wants to know the truth.
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Deaths in rehabilitation home: Raje Govt. suspends erring officials  May 1, 11:39 am
Jaipur, May 1 (ANI): The Rajasthan Government on Sunday suspended two deputy directors, one coastal superintendent, one caretaker and two doctors in connection with the death of 11 people, including seven children, living in a state-run rehabilitation home.
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Will place detailed documents on AgustaWestland in Parl. on May 4: Parrikar  May 1, 11:23 am
Panaji, May 1 (ANI): With the political slugfest over the AgustaWestland chopper contract escalating, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that he would place the detailed chronology with documents giving facts about the deal before Parliament on May 4.
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1,370 constables inducted in newly-raised OISF in Odisha  May 1, 11:01 am
Bhubaneswar, May 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led BJD Government in Odisha has inducted 1,370 constables into the newly-raised Odisha Industrial Security Force (OISF), which has been formed to protect industrial undertakings of the state government.
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Section 144 imposed in Jind as Jat leaders start 'jail bharo' movement   May 1, 10:50 am
Jind (Haryana), May 1 (ANI): The district administration in Jind, Haryana, has clamped prohibitory orders for two days with the Jat leaders threatening to hold 'jail bharo' movement beginning today demanding the release of those arrested during the quota stir.
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