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BJP National Council sets tone for 2019 Poll campaign

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in sight, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party formally kicked off its mission 2019 at the party’s national convention at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan.  Party workers from across the country are participating in the two-day convention. In his inaugural address, BJP’s national president Amit Shah listed the Modi government’s achievements and tasked the workers with taking ... Read More »

BJP National Council meet begins in New Delhi

BJP President Amit Shah will inaugurate the convention. Briefing media in New Delhi, party’s youth wing president Poonam Mahajan said, around 12 thousand delegates from all parts of the country will attend the event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session.  The national council assumes significance in view of the upcoming general elections this year and the meeting will ... Read More »

In a major move, US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Standing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt for thwarting U.S. efforts to reform the council. She also criticized countries which shared U.S. values and encouraged Washington to remain but “were unwilling to seriously challenge the status quo.” “I want to make it crystal clear that this step is not a retreat from human ... Read More »

4th meeting of NITI Aayog Governing Council concludes

India’s development journey with the Centre and states as equal partners was at the core of the 4th governing council of NITI Aayog chaired by the Prime Minister. Senior Cabinet Ministers, Chief Ministers of 23 states and a Lieutenant Governor took part in the deliberations at the highest policy making body of NITI Aayog. With a few north eastern states ... Read More »

PM Modi chairs 4th meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog

In his opening remarks, PM Modi appreciated the role of States in institutionalising GST, and said “cooperative & competitive federalism holds key to progress”. The day-long meeting will be attended by Union Ministers, Chief Ministers of different states, Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories and senior officials from the Central government. The council is the premier body tasked with evolving a shared vision ... Read More »

PM Modi to chair 4th meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog

The day-long meeting will be attended by Union Ministers, Chief Ministers of different states, Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories and senior officials from the Central government. The council is the premier body tasked with evolving a shared vision of national development priorities, sectors and strategies with the active involvement of States in shaping the development narrative. It reviews the work ... Read More »

GST Council decides to introduce new simplified tax filming model

The 27th meeting of the GST council took place in Delhi on Friday. There were several items on the agenda including detailed discussion on the first year’s revenue. Addressing the news persons after the meeting, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the members expressed satisfaction over revenue growth. Jaitley informed that a new simpler model of return filing has ... Read More »

Samajwadi Party to support BSP in UP Legislative Council polls: Akhilesh Yadav

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has declared that the Samajwadi Party will support Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the upcoming Legislative Council elections in the state. This comes after the Samajwadi Party won the Lok Sabha by-elections in Gorakhpur and Phulpur constituencies with the support of the BSP. The elections to the 13 Legislative Council seats are ... Read More »

Votem to be a Founding Member in Dept. of Homeland Security Council on Elections

Votem is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Homeland Security’s Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) for the Election Infrastructure Subsector. Cleveland, Ohio, United States – March 16, 2018 — Votem is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Homeland Security’s Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) for the Election Infrastructure Subsector. The Council, which is a cooperative effort ... Read More »