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Former Congress spokesperson Rohan Gupta joins BJP

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Congress spokesperson Rohan Gupta joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday.

'No vacancy': Union Minister Hardeep Puri responds to Atishi's claim that BJP approached her

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party "does not have any vacancy" hours after Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi claimed she had been approached with an offer to jump ship and "save my political career".

After severe criticism on move to shift Rohingyas to EWS flats, Home Ministry denies giving approval

New Delhi: The BJP led Centre has been subjected to severe criticism for neglecting Pakistani Hindu refugees living in poor conditions in tents after Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri tweeted lauding its decision to shift 1,100 Rohingya refugees to flats with basic facilities and round-the-clock security.

BJP parliamentary board will decide alliance's CM face in Punjab: Hardeep Singh Puri

Chandigarh/UNI: Categorically denying the statement made by Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa regarding Capt Amarinder Singh not being the Chief Minister face in Punjab, Union Minister and the state's election co-incharge Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said the decision will be taken by the BJP Parliamentary Board.

Amarinder Singh thanks Centre for 'rescuing efforts' in Afghanistan

New Delhi/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday thanked the Centre for its efforts in evacuating 78 people, which included 44 Afghan Sikhs, from the war-torn Afghanistan and bringing them to India.

Recent developments in Afghanistan necessitates CAA enactment: Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the ongoing evacuation process by the Indian government  from the war-torn Afghanistan, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri justified the necessary enactment of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) citing the "harrowing" conditions of Hindus and Sikhs in the "volatile neighbourhood".

Jyotiraditya Scindia takes charge as Minister of Civil Aviation

New Delhi/IBNS: Hardeep S Puri, former Minister of Civil Aviation and incumbent Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, handed over the charge of office of Minister of Civil Aviation to Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia here on Friday.

Hours after Delhi HC rejects plea to stop Central Vista project, Centre says 'false narrative' propagated

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after the Delhi High Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking suspension of the ongoing construction of the Central Vista Project in the national capital amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Union Minister Hardeep Puri said a false narrative was being propagated over the plan.

All precautions taken, situation being monitored: Hardeep Singh Puri on new Covid variant in Singapore

New Delhi/IBNS: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said the Centre is taking all precautions and keeping a close eye on the situation in Singapore, responding to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's tweet asking for suspension of all flights to and from that country.

India-UK flight service, suspended over mutant strain, to resume from Jan 8

New Delhi/IBNS: The Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday announced that the India-UK flight service, which was suspended since Dec 23 over fears of the spread of the mutant coronavirus strain, will resume from Jan 8.

Domestic flights in India increased to 80 pc of pre-Covid levels

New Delhi/IBNS: The civil aviation ministry Thursday increased the number of domestic flights from 70 per cent to 80 per cent of the pre-covid levels.

Some Gulf countries still restricting entry to Indians amid Covid-19: Aviation Minister

New Delhi/IBNS: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said some countries have still not removed restrictions on the entry of Indian nationals and the Centre is ready to fly passengers once they ease the limitations.

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday informed that she has tested positive for the deadly novel coronavirus.

Vande Bharat flights facilitated repatriation, outbound travel of more than 16.25 lakh people: Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi: Indian Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said international flights under Vande Bharat Mission, in addition to other modes, facilitated repatriation and outbound travel of more than 16 lakh people from different nations.

Aatmanirbhar spirit will result in India coming out much stronger after Covid-19: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Kolkata/IBNS: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said the Aatmanirbhar (self-reliant) spirit will result in India, a vast country of 1.3 billion people, coming out much stronger after the Covid-19 pandemic.