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Makhan Lal Fotedar (85), a veteran Congress leader, has passed away in Gurugram, Haryana on September 28, 2017. Hailing from Kashmir, Fotedar was ushered into politics by Jawaharlal Nehru in early 1950s and he gradually strengthened his position in the Congress to become one of the most powerful persons in the party. He enjoyed immense ..
Topics: Congress Working Committee • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Indian National Congress • Indian people • Indira Gandhi • Jawaharlal Nehru • Kashmiri people • Makhan Lal Fotedar • Members of the Lok Sabha • Rajiv Gandhi
Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the new Union Minister of Railways after latest Union cabinet reshuffle on September 3, 2017. He succeeded Suresh Prabhu, who has become the new Union Minister of Commerce and Industry. Prabhu resigned from the post after a series of train accidents in August 2017. Apart from Railways, Piyush Goyal ..
Topics: Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Goyal • Members of the Rajya Sabha • Minister of Railways • Ministry of Commerce and Industry • Narendra Modi ministry • Nirmala Sitharaman • Piyush • Piyush Goyal • Railway Ministers of India • Suresh Prabhu
Nirmala Sitharaman, the former minister of state for the commerce and industry ministry, has become the new Defence Minister of India on September 3, 2017 after latest Union cabinet reshuffle. She succeeded Arun Jaitley. With this, she has become the India’s first woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi. Currently, she is Member of Parliament (MP) ..
Topics: Arun Jaitley • Defence Ministers of India • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Indian Hindus • Indira Gandhi • Members of the Rajya Sabha • Ministry of Commerce and Industry • Narendra Modi ministry • Nirmala Sitharaman • Railway Ministers of India • Suresh Prabhu
Famous lyricist, poet and film director, Gulzar has been conferred with the Indira Gandhi National Integration Award. The award was given to mark the 28th death anniversary of the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: 2012 • Aandhi • Assassination of Indira Gandhi • Finance Ministers of India • Gandhi • India • Indian films • Indian Hindus • Indian people • Indira • Indira Gandhi • Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration • November 2012
Congress leader PJ Kurien has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh moved the motion for the election of Kurien. In case of leave or absence of Chairman of Rajya Sabha (the Vice-President of India), Deputy Chaiman of Rajya Sabha acts as Presiding Officer of the House.
Topics: Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha • Finance Ministers of India • Government of India • Harivansh Narayan Singh • Kurian • Legislatures • Manmohan Singh • Members of the Rajya Sabha • P. J. Kurien • Parliament of India • Rajya Sabha • Vice President of India