Jaitley re-appointed as Finance Minister

Arun Jaitley, who stepped aside as Finance Minister in mid-May to undergo a kidney transplant, was today reappointed as Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs. Jaitley, 65, stopped attending office at the beginning of April, and will be back in North Block – the seat of Finance Ministry – later today. “The President of India, […]

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Ashish Khetan resigns from AAP

Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashish Khetan has quit the party, AAP sources said today, a week after another leader, Ashutosh, announced his resignation. Khetan, who did not deny the resignation, said he was not involved in “active politics at the moment” and was not interested in rumours. According to sources in the party, Khetan had […]

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PM Modi wishes people on Eid al-Adha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended greetings on Eid al-Adha and hoping the festival of sacrifice would deepen the spirit of compassion in the society. “Best wishes on Id-ul-Zuha. May this day deepen the spirit of compassion and brotherhood in our society,” Modi tweeted. Eid-al-Adha marks prophet Abraham’s sacrifice of a lamb after God spared […]

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Vajpayee took everyone along: Azad

Paying rich tributes to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today said the distance seen between the ruling party and the opposition today was not there earlier and the late BJP stalwart worked taking everyone along. Speaking at a condolence meeting attended by leaders of all major parties, Azad said […]

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