The Biggest Stories of April 20, 2015
Apr 20, 2015
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in a short speech in Parliament lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government today, accusing them of inaction in the face of a massive agrarian crisis in the country. There was ruckus in the house...
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Tuesday April 28, 2015
It's perhaps one of the greater ironies of Rahul Gandhi's spectacularly effective return from sabbatical that his almost casual aside during his Lok Sabha speech on the agrarian crisis, dismissing the Modi government as a "suit-boot ki Sarkar", has s...
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Thursday April 23, 2015
"Nothing is more important than human life," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a short speech in the Lok Sabha today on the death a farmer from Rajasthan, who hanged himself from a tree at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in the heart of Delhi on Wednesda...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With agencies) | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Rahul Gandhi today dedicated some of his speech in Parliament to praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, or rather, US President Barack Obama's praise for him. For a short while, there were some baffled faces on both the ruling and opposition benche...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 22, 2015
In his second speech in Parliament in two days, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today attacked the government on the issue of net neutrality, saying it was trying to distribute internet among big industrialists.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Monday April 20, 2015
"Desh ke hain, aapke nahi hain kya? Woh, aapke PM nahi hai kya?" (Is he not your PM) asked Rahul Gandhi in a rare direct sarcastic jibe to BJP leaders when they asked him to refrain from calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'their' PM.
Offbeat | Monday April 20, 2015
At the time of writing this, there are more than 5,600 tweets around #RahulRoars and 3,000 tweets around #PappuMeows.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday April 20, 2015
In a speech replete with jibes at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today took on the BJP government over the plight of farmers in the country, in his first speech in Parliament from the opposition benches.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday April 20, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today spoke in the Lok Sabha in a debate on the agrarian issues in the country. Slamming the BJP government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr Gandhi said the 'acche din government' had failed the country. It wa...
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Sugam Singhal | Monday April 20, 2015
Rahul Gandhi, back from a mysterious two-month sabbatical, will speak in the Lok Sabha this evening in a debate on the agrarian crisis in the country. It will be his first speech in the present House, which was constituted last year after the May nat...
India News | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Thursday April 16, 2015
At a Toronto ice hockey arena dressed up in Indian colours, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today talked about the change his government has brought in India. And, he emphasised, in the relationship with Canada, using the lyrics of a old Bollywood song ...
India News | Agencies | Thursday April 16, 2015
Addressing a large audience in Toronto on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Canadians visiting India would get a 10-year visa.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Press Trust of India) | Tuesday April 14, 2015
After making a strong pitch for his Make in India agenda to German investors in Hannover, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening told the Indian community in Berlin that the need of the hour is to make India a manufacturing hub.
India News | NDTV.com | Monday April 13, 2015
Prime Minister's address at the Joint Inauguration of the Indo-German Business Summit April 13, 2015 Friends!
India News | NDTV.com | Friday April 10, 2015
In Paris on his first visit to Europe, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed representatives of 195 countries in a packed hall at the UNESCO headquarters where he said, "We will ensure every citizen of every religion has an equal place."
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday April 6, 2015
Outrage, hot debate and even jokes propelled the term "five star activists" to top Twitter trend on Monday. Political rivals and activists have taken umbrage at Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioning the judiciary against verdicts influenced by "fiv...
India News | Reported by Manish Kumar and Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Giriraj Singh of Bihar has a high hit rate in delivering maximally offensive remarks, but that hasn't impeded his political growth. In November, he was made a Union Minister though he was on bail at the time in a case that accused him of a hate speec...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 23, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched upon the key issue of land bill in his speech in Punjab's Ferozepur district, which he was visiting to pay tributes to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru.
Wednesday March 18, 2015
The Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers will meet on March 20 to elect its new chairman.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is speaking in the Rajya Sabha on the President's address.
Press Trust of India | Saturday February 28, 2015
Ending an age-old convention, the Finance Ministry on Saturday came out with the Budget documents displaying different colours and a photograph of Parliament.
Saturday February 28, 2015
In his Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jailtey doubled transport allowance from Rs 800 to Rs 1,600 per month and raised health insurance premium deduction from Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000.
Monday March 2, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the government's first full-year Budget on Saturday, seen as a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stomach for free-market economics.
Saturday February 28, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley expects retail inflation to stay low at 5 per cent at the end of the current fiscal; the objective of the government will be to keep inflation below 6 per cent, he said in his Budget speech.