Gujarat Congress MLAs to meet Rahul, Sonia Gandhi today

All 43 MLAs of Gujarat Congress will meet Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today.These legislators recently presented a united stand during the Rajya Sabha elections in the state.Earlier as many as 44 MLAs of the party were transported to Bengaluru before the Rajya Sabha elections as the Congress feared they could defect towards the BJP even as it accused the saffron party of horse-trading.

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Cabinet approves new Metro Rail Policy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new Metro Rail Policy that seeks to enable realization of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities, but in a responsible manner.The policy opens a big window for private investments across a range of metro operations making PPP component mandatory for availing central assistance for new metro projects.

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Cabinet approves India-BRICs MoU for setting up agriculture research platform

The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and various BRICs countries for the establishment of a BRICS Agriculture Research Platform .It may be recalled that during the 7th BRICS Summit held on July 9, 2015 at Ufa in Russia, PM Narendra Modi had proposed to establish BRICS Agriculture Research Centre which will be a gift to the entire world.

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Shiv Sena condemns PM Modi’s Kashmir assertion, asks to remove Article 370

Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertion that separatism will be defeated by embracing Kashmiris and not by abuses or bullets, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said that to implement this idea, we need to remove Article 370 from the Indian Constitution.The article further asserted that if violence continues in the country in the name of faith, then not even the Muslims, but the Hindus will also become insecure.

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Sweets exchanged at Wagah-Attari border on Pakistan’s Independence Day

On the occasion of Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day, sweets were exchanged at Wagah-Attari border on Monday.Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa commenced the Independence Day proceedings by hoisting the largest national flag in the history of Pakistan.The flag was hoisted on a 400-feet pole and the size of the flag is 120 feet by 80 feet, making highest one in South Asia and the eight highest in the world.

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