India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 7, 2015
The government today faced some embarrassing moments in Lok Sabha as 12 BJP members voted against a clause of the GST Bill, instead of voting in favour.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Wednesday April 29, 2015
A red carpet was laid out - literally - at the home of minister Smriti Irani on a sweltering Delhi evening as nearly 300 women arrived in quick succession.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 23, 2015
A day after the forecast of a below average monsoon by the Indian Meteorological Department, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy, today, said the government is "fully geared" to deal with any contingency that arises on account of the prediction.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Friday April 10, 2015
Mr Rudy released a report on India's skill requirements over the next 10 years. The report says India would need about 110 million skilled labour across different sectors - from the field of construction to jewellery making to automobiles.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 13, 2015
The mission of 'Make in India' cannot become a reality unless we have adequate skilled manpower in the country, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
The Lok Sabha today witnessed a running spat between Trinamool member Saugata Roy and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy with both questioning each other on different occasions.
Assembly Delhi | Press Trust of India | Monday February 2, 2015
Promising to take a slew of steps to ensure women' security, BJP's chief ministerial nominee Kiran Bedi today said "students' police" will be set up and those found indulging in eve-teasing will not be spared if BJP comes to power in Delhi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
With budgetary exercise underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked his ministerial colleagues to get "out of the box" ideas from the common man which could be incorporated in the financial outlay.
India News | Akhilesh Sharma | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The Prime Minister today told his party's law-makers that December 25, the birthday of iconic BJP leader Atal Behari Vajpayee, will be commemorated as "Good Governance Day".
Cheat Sheet | Rahul Shrivastava | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Targeted by Opposition parties over untaxed or black money parked in foreign accounts, the government has said that it is ready for a debate on the issue in Parliament on Wednesday. The Opposition has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of reneging ...
India News | Agencies | Sunday November 23, 2014
Trinamool Congress lawmakers will not attend the all-party meeting on Sunday convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu, ahead of the beginning of the crucial Winter Session of Parliament.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 23, 2014
Trinamool Congress today said it will not attend the all-party meeting tomorrow convened by Parliamentary affairs minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy, ahead of the beginning of the Winter Session.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday November 13, 2014
After its impressive wins in Maharashtra and Haryana, the BJP aims to continue its wining spree in Tamil Nadu, which is headed for assembly polls in 2016. Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy, the man who was in charge of Maharashtra, is the party in-cha...
Cheat Sheet | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Saturday November 8, 2014
Speculation about which BJP leaders will get a place in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet in the reshuffle on Sunday continued today, with singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo and senior party leader from Bihar Rajiv Pratap Rudy joining the li...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday November 8, 2014
Goa Health Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has been chosen as the state's next Chief Minister, BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy announced today after a legislature party meeting. Mr Parsekar was chosen unanimously, said Mr Rudy who along with BS Yeddyurappa ...
India News | Written by Suparna Singh | Friday October 31, 2014
When the BJP's first government in Maharashtra is sworn in today, former ally Shiv Sena will be confined to the role of spectator. "No Shiv Sena leader will be inducted," said BJP General Secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday, though he added that ...
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Thursday October 30, 2014
When the BJP's first government in Maharashtra is sworn in tomorrow, former ally Shiv Sena will be confined to the role of spectator. "No Shiv Sena leader will be inducted," said BJP General Secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy today, according to the Press T...
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday October 21, 2014
BJP chief Amit Shah has re-allocated the responsibility of some major states to senior party functionaries, handing the charge of crucial state Uttar Pradesh to Om Mathur, a trusted aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Assembly | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The BJP is taking its time to review options for its partner to form the next government in Maharashtra. With NCP offering external support to a BJP government, former ally Shiv Sena, which has already made overtures, is being made to sweat. Sena sai...
India News | Ketki Angre | Sunday September 28, 2014
At the height of intense political rivalry and in spite of a bitter separation, the Shiv Sena has decided not to field its candidate against BJP's Pankaja Munde, daughter of Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died earlier this year in a road accident.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Ketki Angre, Edited by Mala Das | Friday September 26, 2014
After ending its 25-year alliance with the Shiv Sena, the BJP today announced its "Mission 145" to rival its former ally's "Mission 150", which means the party wants to win at least 145 of the 288 seats in Maharashtra and "form government on our own ...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 15, 2014
BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy is expected to meet Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray today amid a massive row over seat-sharing in election-bound Maharashtra that, according to top Sena sources, is a "possible make or break moment" for the long-time all...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 16, 2014
Varun Gandhi was dropped as the General Secretary of the party by BJP president Amit Shah who constituted his new team, inducting former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa as the Vice President and new RSS pointsman Ram Madhav as the General Sec...
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Tuesday August 12, 2014
The ruling BJP is discussing whether it can extend the current Budget session of Parliament which is scheduled to conclude on Thursday.