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Not in the race for PM’s post in 2019: N...

Not in the race for PM’s post in 2019: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) national president Nitish Kumar today emphatically said that he was not in the race for the Prime Minister’s post in 2019. “I am unnecessarily being targeted. We are a small party. I am not a fool… If I become the national president of my party, it does not... read more »

Farm loan waiver: As Maha CM Fadnavis &#...

Farm loan waiver: As Maha CM Fadnavis ‘studies’ UP model, parti...

Isn’t it odd that a party which has its nominee in the Maharashtra government led by Devendra Fadnavis should organize an agitation demanding the waiver of loans to farmers? And that the same party has an MP as part of the Modi-led NDA? It is another matter that it was done on the platform of a... read more »

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar asks health depa...

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar asks health department to list priority areas

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought inputs from the health department on identifying priority areas so as to improve medical facilities in the state. “The chief minister has called a meeting of health department officials. During the meeting, a presentation would be made on... read more »

Marathwada droughts: Sinking wells and r...

Marathwada droughts: Sinking wells and rising debts have left farmers helpl...

Parth MN is travelling across Maharashtra’s Marathwada province on a People’s Archive of Rural India fellowship to chronicle agrarian issues in the region, over a period of 6-8 months. Firstpost will reproduce his reports as and when he files them for Pari. Karbhari Ramrao Jadhav’s... read more »

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Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat assures safety to Char Dham yatris

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday said that each person taking up the Char Dham yatra is the responsibility of the state government. “Each person that comes here is... read more »

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North east development assured with 10K road connectivity by 2020

The Central Government has been taking several initiatives to accelerate development work in the north-eastern region, especially to improve road and rail connectivity. A number of infrastructure... read more »