BJP calls her a ‘passive anti-national.’
One of the major challenges before the government is that the annual average refill by a PMUY consumer is 3.28 cylinders compared to seven for others.
Agriculture, social services, education, defence and so on will be brought into the digital fold and every gram panchayat will be connected to the internet.
Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said India has stopped importing oil from Iran after the United States refused to extend exemption from sanctions earlier this month.
There was broad-based rally with participation across sectors creating enormous wealth for investors but starting 2018, the rally got concentrated into select large-cap companies with under performance in broader markets.
The BJP still does not have a majority in Upper House of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, and this will pose hurdles to the party’s legislative reform agenda
Ahead of the general elections, a slew of states and also the Centre had doled out sops to the marginalised sections, including the farmers and the poor.
New Delhi: Taking a dig at Smriti Irani over her educational qualification, Congress leader and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday said that the Union Minister will take admission in KG class before 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
“Smriti Irani ji 2014 mein BA pass thi, 2019 me barhvi pass ho gayi. Mujhe lagta hai 2024 chunav se pehle KG class me admission le hi lengi. (Smriti Irani was BA pass in 2014, she passed class XII in 2019. I think she will take admission in KG before 2024 elections,” tweeted Sidhu today. (Kyunki Mantri Bhi Kabhi Graduate Thi: Priyanka Chaturdevi Takes Jibe at Smriti Irani)
स्मृति ईरानी जी 2014 में BA पास थी,
2019 के चुनाव में बारहवीं पास हो गई।
मुझे लगता है 2024 के चुनाव से पहले केजी (KG) क्लास में एडमिशन ले ही लेंगी।
— Navjot Singh Sidhu (@sherryontopp) May 3, 2019
Earlier last month, Smriti Irani accepted that she doesn’t have a college degree. In her poll affidavit, the Union Minister had said that she did enrol for an undergraduate course in Delhi University but did “did not complete the three-year degree course”.
In her 2004 affidavit, she had claimed that she is a graduate. There was a controversy when her 2014 affidavit contradicted her own claim. In August 2014, Irani at a media event claimed that she had a degree from the prestigious Yale University in the US.
For 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Irani pitted against Congress president Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Lok Sabha seat, which will vote in the fifth phase of polls on May 6, Monday.
The rates of price rise in many services used by the common man, including hospital and nursing, cook, domestic help and bus (fare), among others, have also touched double digits during the last four years, putting a burden on disposable income.
If the BJP comes to power, sources say it may change the financial year (April-March) to the calendar year (January-December).