India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
A day after massive earthquake shook Nepal, Shiv Sena which is part of BJP-led NDA government at the Centre here announced to donate salaries of its MPs for the relief and rehabilitation of the victims.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 24, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, today, lauded and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Centre's "very quick" response in the wake of the killer storm that battered the state claiming 55 lives.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Friday April 24, 2015
Should India be called "Bharat"? Acting on a petition, the Supreme Court today asked for a response from the Centre and states.
India News | Written by Niha Masih, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 23, 2015
The resumption of a long-dormant dam project in eastern Uttar Pradesh, has sparked more protests against the NDA government's land ordinance.
Opinion | Nalin S Kohli | Monday April 20, 2015
For what might have been a quiet Sunday, August 19 turned out to be a hyper-active political day. In the morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed BJP members of Parliament and other office bearers during a day-long workshop. Within a couple of...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Janata Dal (U) President Sharad Yadav, today, noted that NDA government's "controversial land acquisition bill" will be rejected by the opposition in Upper House of the Parliament.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday April 14, 2015
In a special townhall, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley takes questions from eminent citizens and students. Defending the Rafale deal with France Mr Jaitley said "it's an example of political decisiveness". On the Sonia Gandhi-led Opposition blocking th...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 9, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today, said his 10-month-old government had restored India's global credibility in terms of its politics, governance and economy, replacing the "policy paralysis" during the UPA regime with "dynamism".
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 6, 2015
Amid a raging debate on the controversial land bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused opposition parties of misleading people on the issue of tribal and forest land saying such a campaign will hurt the interests of the country.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 5, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is running "the most centralised" government ever in India's history, marginalising his Cabinet, BJP, and Lawmakers, former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh today said.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Friday April 3, 2015
Former Punjab Chief Minister and Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha, Captain Amarinder Singh has warned of a law and order situation if the state's water is given to Haryana.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 2, 2015
Expansion of BJP's base in states where it is weak, like South, and ways to propagate the work of the NDA government will be the main focus of the party's two-day National Executive meeting beginning in Bengaluru on April 3, the first since it came t...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
The NDA government will try its "level best" to bring in a countrywide ban on slaughter of cows by evolving a consensus, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
The Trinamool Congress today said it will oppose with all its "might" the NDA government's land acquisition bill, which the party claimed was "draconian" and legitimised forcible acquisition of land.
Opinion | Sudheendra Kulkarni | Friday March 27, 2015
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on whom the Bharat Ratna is conferred today by President Pranab Mukherjee, comes after Nehru as India's most admired Prime Minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 26, 2015
Social activist Anna Hazare, currently campaigning against the NDA government's amended Land Acquisition Bill, today asked for an "open debate" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the controversial clauses of the proposed law.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Gearing up to roll out its 'Smart City' scheme next month, the Government today said it has planned to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for each of the cities to execute the ambitious project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has written to activist Anna Hazare, saying she shares his concerns over the NDA government's land bill and vowed to oppose it at all fora.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed her agreement with the concerns of Gandhian Anna Hazare on the NDA government's land bill and vowed to oppose it at all fora.
Blog | Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday March 17, 2015
There's one joke that's done the full round of Parliament today. Political reporters, always open to silly jokes, especially when it's at the cost of a neta, were heard telling each other: "Arrey, police is saying that since they heard media reportin...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
The much awaited Smart Cities project is likely to be rolled out next month as the extensive consultation process with all stakeholders has concluded.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Sunday March 15, 2015
Former Rural Development Jairam Ramesh today admitted that several chief ministers, including some from the Congress, expressed "fears and concerns" about implementing the UPA's 2013 Land Acquisition Bill.
India News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Sunday March 15, 2015
Off the Delhi-Jaipur highway, a group of men gather in the compound of a government rest house to discuss the fate of their land. A week ago, these farmers of Shahjahanpur, two hours south-west of Delhi in Rajasthan's Alwar District were served a fin...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 14, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today observed a 24-hour protest fast against Centre's Land Acquisition Bill, which he said despite changes was "anti-farmer" and "pro-corporate" and demanded its immediate withdrawal.