India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
The nation today remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying homage to the leader.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
The Minister said Congress is making efforts to reconcile with rebel candidates ahead of the forthcoming assembly elections.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Thirty-five of the 77 Union Ministers have failed to file annual details of their assets and liabilities before the Prime Minister even over a month after the passage of the deadline.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 11, 2013
The newly-appointed Group of Ministers (GoM) on Telangana met in New Delhi on Friday for the first time and discussed a broad outline of issues relating to the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in the backdrop of widespread protests against the union cab...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 10, 2013
A major cancer hospital in Punjab, to be inaugurated today in a function attended by Rahul Gandhi, has been dragged into a political controversy ahead of national polls due by May.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 4, 2013
India on Friday launched an indigenous vaccine against Japanese encephalitis as part of a national programme to fight the virus.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 1, 2013
Assam has emerged as a role model in the health sector of the country by implementing the highest number of schemes under the National Rural Health Mission, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Sunday.
Cities | Ketki Angre | Friday August 9, 2013
Medical students gathered on Thursday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, the designated spot for protesters, explaining why they are fighting a new rule that needs them to spend a year in a village after they have qualified as doctors.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 29, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to drop the Centre's move to reintroduce National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and abide by the Supreme Court ruling, which quashed the test for undergraduate an...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Uma Sudhir, edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 26, 2013
The Congress's top leaders have spent Friday discussing the politically incendiary issue of whether Andhra Pradesh should be bifurcated to create a new state of Telangana.
India | Sunil Prabhu | Saturday July 20, 2013
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that the government will seek a review of the Supreme Court verdict quashing the Medical Council of India's (MCI) decision to hold a common entrance test for medical colleges.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 11, 2013
Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor has used the fading telegram service to urge the government to ban the import and sale of cosmetics that are tested on animals.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday June 20, 2013
The Congress government is reportedly planning to make an announcement on Telangana by the end of this month. The party hopes the announcement will douse fires raging on the ground, politically and emotionally. Unfortunately, the party seems to be in...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 16, 2013
Constituting Rahul Gandhi's team for the 2014 Lok Sabha battle, Congress on Sunday brought in former Union Ministers Ajay Maken and C P Joshi along with Ambika Soni and Gurudas Kamat as General Secretaries and dropped Ghulam Nabi Azad and Oscar Ferna...
South | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday June 15, 2013
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy's handling of the "chalo assembly" call given by pro-Telangana groups on Friday earned him a pat on the back from Union ministers Sushil Kumar Shinde and Ghulam Nabi Azad. A bandh, called by Telangana R...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Saturday June 15, 2013
A day after the 'chalo assembly' agitation, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti or TRS has called for a Telangana bandh today in protest against the arrest of its workers. CPI, a strong supporter of the separate Telangana stir, however, differed with TRS in...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday June 7, 2013
Union Minister Ajit Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) would contest the upcoming local body polls in Andhra Pradesh and subsequent general elections in 2014.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday June 4, 2013
Three senior leaders of the Congress jumped to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) bandwagon this week and the Congress made no effort to stop them; instead it labelled the desertions as "good riddance". Experts say that is not because the party is f...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 20, 2013
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday met the family of the five-year-old girl at AIIMS and enquired about her health.
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday March 19, 2013
Faced with a pullout from a crucial ally - the DMK - over the Lankan Tamils issue, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath told NDTV that the government was open to proposing amendments in the US-sponsored resolution against Colombo at the upcoming...