India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 29, 2015
The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an ally of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), has asked the BJP not to give tickets to those rebel legislators who had deserted their party in the past to join Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United (JDU), in the upcoming assembly elections in Bihar.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Saturday August 29, 2015
Ahead of the much hyped rally being organised by Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United (JDU), Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and the Congress in Patna tomorrow, the BJP has put up their hoardings right next to those put up JDU, to counter claims being made by the state government on various issues.
Cheat Sheet | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Saturday August 29, 2015
The government issued a statutory order yesterday to continue benefits for farmers under the 2013 Land Acquisition Act. By using this route, the government has done away with the need to issue the controversial land ordinance for a record fourth time.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
BJP today indicated that it will finalise seat-sharing deal with is allies for the Bihar Assembly polls by the first week of September.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 27, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad are actively wooing supporters to make their August 30 campaign rally here a success.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Thursday August 27, 2015
The government today announced the names of 98 towns and cities chosen for its Smart Cities project after a nationwide "competition" between states.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad has come out in support of the agitation led by Hardik Patel in Gujarat, calling the ruling BJP "anti-backward and anti-social justice," for not giving the Patel community reservation in jobs and colleges in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said that it is time for the NDA government to convert the current Chinese economic crisis into an opportunity by "doing the right things".
India News | Written by Sunil Prabhu | Tuesday August 25, 2015
A salary hike for lakhs of government employees will be delayed by two months by a panel that decides on their salaries, according to sources. The 7th Pay Commission is not expected to lower or increase the retirement age for 54 lakh government employees, but its final report on salary hike that was to be submitted to the Centre by the end of this ...
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
Noting that India's economy has rebounded strongly after the NDA came to power, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has invited the diaspora to invest in the country as she listed steps taken by the government to boost trade and make India a global manufacturing hub.
Opinion | Omar Abdullah | Monday August 24, 2015
I'm disappointed that I was right about what the Modi government's tough stand on the Hurriyat meant for the future of any India-Pakistan dialogue. I had argued (when the Foreign Secretary level talks were called off over a Pakistani invitation to the Hurriyat in 2014) that to make Pakistan-Hurriyat engagement the reason for calling off official go...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
The BJP-led NDA government is ready to take up pending projects worth Rs 8,000 crore which were initiated under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) during the UPA tenure, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Hours after the midnight arrest of protesting students at Pune's Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, stepped into the row with an unusual offer made in a series of tweets.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Terming the recent Parliament session as 'virtually wasted', Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that policymakers and "obstructionist" politicians must gauge the public mood before taking a position on reforms.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 16, 2015
Left parties will launch a campaign against the BJP from poll-bound Bihar next month to expose the party on various issues including alleged corruption.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today attacked BJP-led NDA regime at the Centre and said that it came to power on "false slogans" and has "cheated" the people of the country.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
With no decision yet on seat sharing among parties of the BJP-led NDA for the Bihar polls, allies have been forced to press the BJP to finalise the deal soon saying that further delay would damage their electoral prospects.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
The Government has rejected the conditions put up by Congress for supporting the long-delayed GST legislation, with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying these are "after-thought" and were not part of the bill that the party had itself introduced.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 13, 2015
A day after rumblings of discontent in the NCP over seat-sharing, Bihar's ruling JD-U and its ally RJD today said that Sharad Pawar's party will remain part of the grand alliance to take on the BJP-led NDA in the coming state Assembly elections.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 13, 2015
As a turbulent and largely unproductive monsoon session ended this afternoon without legislation including the Goods and Services Tax (GST) proposal being cleared, both the government and the opposition announced protests at Parliament.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
The National Democratic Alliance or NDA floor leaders from both Houses will hold a meeting today to discuss their strategy to clear important pending legislative business including the Goods and Services Tax bill.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 12, 2015
India's leading industrialists have signed an online petition deploring the incessant disruptions in Parliament and demanding that both houses be allowed to function, debate and legislate.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Chief Minister Harish Rawat has accused the Centre of "quietly" withdrawing the special category status from Uttarakhand and said the state has now demanded special economic incentives in recognition of its environment conservation efforts.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain | Friday August 7, 2015
Top industrialist and Rajya Sabha member Rahul Bajaj, known to be an admirer of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had strong words for the NDA government, saying it was losing the sheen it came with after the historic win in the Lok Sabha polls last year.