Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sunil Prabhu (with inputs from Reuters) | Tuesday August 4, 2015
In a huge setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic agenda, his government will reportedly withdraw virtually every change it had made to the existing law on acquiring farm land for industry. Here is your 10-point cheat-sheet to this big story:
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 3, 2015
After days of appearing to be the loudest protesters in Parliament, the Congress today looked far from isolated as most opposition parties, including the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Trinamool, decided to boycott the Lok Sabha for five days in a show of solidarity after 25 Congress lawmakers were suspended from the Lok Sabha.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; edited by Mala Das | Saturday August 1, 2015
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh stunned the Congress with a sharp attack today, accusing the previous UPA government it led of "weakening India's fight against terrorism" by coining the term "Hindu terror."
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 30, 2015
Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, today offered no apologies as he responded to a notice from Parliament on a Facebook post seen to be critical of the ruling BJP.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 27, 2015
Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, has been asked to explain comments on Facebook that were seen to be against the ruling BJP.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday July 24, 2015
A poorly-worded written reply in Parliament to a question on the sensitive issue of farmer suicides in the country, has earned Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh much criticism. In his reply he lists dowry, love affairs and impotency as some causes of suicide.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor has earned a strong reprimand from an angry party president Sonia Gandhi after his comments at a party meeting went public. Mr Tharoor had reportedly said yesterday he was not in favour of disrupting Parliament over the party's demand for the resignation of three top BJP leaders.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this morning that he "is hopeful of a constructive session of parliament"; the Congress, however, has a markedly different approach.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu (with inputs from agencies) | Friday July 17, 2015
Deriding what he called a "Suit, Boot and Loot Sarkar," Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government while touring Rajasthan, where the ruling BJP is caught in the Lalit Modi controversy.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 13, 2015
They want a 100 per cent hike in their salary, but the government does not agree. Now parliamentarians want to compare their pay with that of their counterparts in countries like the US, UK and Germany.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday July 8, 2015
Stricter rules must be introduced to punish those who file false or frivolous complaints of corruption against government officers, the Prime Minister's Office has said.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday July 3, 2015
The Congress will not allow Parliament to function when it meets later this month unless top BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje are removed from office for the favours extended to disgraced cricket mogul Lalit Modi, said Ghulam Nabi Azad today.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday July 1, 2015
As BJP leader Vasundhara Raje confronts allegations that she conspired with tainted cricket mogul Lalit Modi to wrongly exploit a government property as a heritage hotel run by their firm, NDTV has accessed new documents that could escalate the controversy.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 29, 2015
The Congress today alleged that Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, her son Dushyant Singh and former IPL chief Lalit Modi had illegally converted the Dholpur Palace - a government property - into a luxury hotel.
Delhi News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today attended a protest meeting of sanitation workers at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, where he made a pro-poor pitch and took on the Narendra Modi government on the issue of development and land acquisition.
Delhi News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu and Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Sunday June 14, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi sat on the ground surrounded by protesting sanitation workers in East Delhi, parts of which have turned into giant garbage dumps with an estimated 15,000 tonnes of waste rotting on roadsides in the sweltering summer heat.
India News | Written by Sunil Prabhu | Wednesday June 10, 2015
The political slugfest between Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao over the cash-for-votes scam intensified on Tuesday with Mr Naidu saying it will be end of KCR's regime if he tries to arrest him.
India News | Written by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Ahead of the assembly elections in Assam, the Narendra Modi government has decided to issue an executive order to help religious minorities from Pakistan and Bangladesh who live in India, to get residential permits, sources told NDTV.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday May 20, 2015
The opposition Congress will today carpet bomb the ruling BJP with 24 press conferences across the country, as it builds a counter-campaign against the Narendra Modi government, which is planning a mega celebration to mark one year in office.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 15, 2015
Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, today said he hoped that Haryana's investigation into his land deals "will not be used for political vendetta."
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 8, 2015
Rahul Gandhi today attended a court hearing in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town in a defamation case against him even though the Supreme Court had said he could skip it.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan and Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday May 8, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally thanked Congress leader Sonia Gandhi in the Lok Sabha after lawmakers cleared a land swap that Bangladesh and India have been negotiating for years.
India News | Reported by Sandeep Phukan, Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Thursday May 7, 2015
Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi thumped their desks in approval when senior minister Rajnath Singh finished speaking in the Lok Sabha today, assuring Rahul Gandhi that the government would look into why a food processing plant in the Congress vice-president's Lok Sabha constituency Amethi, has been scrapped.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 7, 2015
A new law to try juveniles between 16 and 18 years as adults in serious crimes like rape and murder is a step closer to enactment with the Lok Sabha passing it today.