India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A special court today ordered the CBI to further investigate a 2005 coal block allocation involving top industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, and asked the agency to record the statement of former prime minister Manmohan Singh, who was coal minister at...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 13, 2014
Iconic Rashtrapati Bhavan has got a new ceremonial hall.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 13, 2014
On the anniversary of the 2001 attack on Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and other parliamentarians paid tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives during the deadly terror attack.
Saturday December 13, 2014
India can achieve a growth rate of 8-9 per cent provided there is a "national consensus" on methods to take advantage of the globalised world, said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, whose tenure saw the economy registering three years of 9-plus g...
Saturday December 13, 2014
Infrastructure projects worth Rs 5 lakh crore can be taken up in the next five years, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday as the NDA government moves to tackle land and environment clearance issues that have stymie...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 8, 2014
At a brainstorming session of Chief Ministers called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to replace the Planning Commission in New Delhi on Sunday saw a consensus that more power and planning should be devolved to states, but Congress strongly opposed di...
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Sunday December 7, 2014
Seeking to strengthen cooperative federalism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that states must have a greater role in the new body which will replace the existing Planning Commission. Most chief ministers have favoured an alternative str...
Sunday December 7, 2014
A meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the future of the Planning Commission on Sunday saw most chief ministers favouring restructuring of the body but there was no consensus on disbanding the existing setup.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday December 7, 2014
The need for a relook at the Planning Commission has been raised since 1992. It was also the wish of his predecessor Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today at his meeting with chief ministers to arrive at a consensus about the new bo...
India | NDTV.com | Sunday December 7, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a meeting of Chief Ministers in the national capital to discuss the structure, scope and role of the new body that will replace the Planning Commission.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 2, 2014
A major students' organisation in Assam on Tuesday launched a state-wide protest opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement to go ahead with the land swap deal with Bangladesh.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 30, 2014
Hitting out at the BJP-led Central government, senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury today said the Narendra Modi government is enjoying the "honeymoon phase", and people will soon start reacting to its "failures...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 28, 2014
Taking a dig at the Narendra Modi Government's cleanliness drive 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', former prime minister Manmohan Singh today said it was a 'repackaged' programme of the previous UPA regime headed by him.
India | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Tanima Biswas; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday November 25, 2014
A court in Delhi today asked the country's premier investigating agency why it had not questioned former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about the controversial and allegedly illegal allocation in 2005 of a coal block to a firm owned by billionaire Kum...
People | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
Murli Deora, Congress stalwart from Maharashtra, was a Gandhi family loyalist who had friends across the political and corporate spectrum.
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday November 18, 2014
India will opt out of an agreement to buy small warships from Korea - mine-sweepers - because a middleman was allegedly involved in the contract which was signed three years ago. Indian laws forbid the payment of commissions and use of agents for def...
India | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Former Law Minister Hans Raj Bhardwaj, who was a close aide of the Gandhi family, has accused former Union Minister P Chidambaram of "not doing enough to stop the 2G scam".
India | Indo Asian News Service | Sunday November 9, 2014
Senior Congress leaders, including party president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, did not attend the oath-taking ceremony of 21 new ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers on Sunday.
India | Agencies | Wednesday November 5, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated his predecessor Dr Manmohan Singh on receiving one of Japan's top national awards.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been chosen for one of Japan's top national awards for his contribution to India-Japan ties, becoming the first Indian to receive the rare honour.