India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2015
Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Hans Raj Bhardwaj made a direct attack on party president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that she "shared no responsibility" and was in the "grip of sycophants and corrupt people".
Tuesday March 17, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said his decision to lower corporate tax rate from 30 per cent to 25 per cent was inspired by the Direct Tax Code (DTC) bill brought by the previous UPA government.
Monday March 16, 2015
Some non-NDA and non-Congress members also alleged that the budget was just a re-packaging of UPA's budget.
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 | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Tuesday March 10, 2015
In defense of its land acquisition ordinance, which it is now trying to pass as a Bill, the Narendra Modi government has claimed it will unblock a backlog of infrastructure projects worth crores stalled by the Congress-led UPA government's Land Act.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The BJP is presiding over an economy drifting slowly but surely to disaster, says Mani Shankar Aiyar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 9, 2015
The NDA government will carry forward and implement the "good" policies and rail projects of the UPA regime, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in Lok Sabha today.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Thursday March 5, 2015
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed in the Rajya Sabha that many of the flagship schemes of the United Progressive Alliance or UPA government were copied from the Vajpayee government, the Congress said the Prime Minister was being econom...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Targeting the previous UPA government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it had not formed a Special Investigation Team or SIT on black money because there was an attempt to "save somebody" and rejected suggestions that his dispensation was thr...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
The Congress on Monday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his reported jibe at UPA'S MNREGA scheme, saying the welfare scheme fell prey to corruption in Gujarat during his tenure as Chief Minister, and the party will raise the issue in...
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday February 27, 2015
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today denied any wrongdoing after a report in the Indian Express newspaper cited a series of emails revealing alleged favours granted by the Essar Group to politicians, bureaucrats and journalists in exchange for informat...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the previous UPA regime's land law has had "disastrous impact" on India's national security as Pakistan could get information on critical defence project...
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday February 24, 2015
In sweeping changes to boost India's arsenal, the government is set to allow foreign defence manufacturers to enlist "agents" to assist them in deals. If the companies violate rules, they won't be blacklisted but will need to pay a heavy penalty, top...
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday February 22, 2015
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said in the "interest of Bihar", he was ready even to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "I would like to thank Narendra Modi for this wishes," Mr Kumar said soon after taking oath. "In the interest of Bihar, i...
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday February 20, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sought to reassure the people of Bangladesh today, ahead of her crucial meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, where the two leaders are expected to discuss the contentious issue of Teesta water sharing.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 9, 2015
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said that "it was possible" for the BJP-led NDA government to slash the prices of petrol and diesel further as the price of crude oil has "dipped considerably" in the international market.
India News | Monday February 9, 2015
The way the Congress-led UPA government handled the hanging the death sentence of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was a mistake, five Congress lawmakers have admitted in a statement.
Tuesday February 3, 2015
The government on Friday changed the way it calculates the gross domestic product. The new formula indicates that India's growth was much higher in the last two years of the UPA government.
India News | Haribansh Sharma and Ketki Angre | Monday February 2, 2015
There isn't much to do for Pantho Munda, a resident in Angara village of Jharkhand's Ranchi district. He has spent 18 months working under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, or MNREGA, building a well in the village. And h...
India News | NDTV.com | Friday January 30, 2015
Jayanthi Natarajan, former Environment Minister, has quit the Congress with a scathing attack on vice-president Rahul Gandhi, alleging that "specific requests" by him were the basis of whether industrial projects were given clearances by her ministry...
India News | Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday January 30, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has called for a review of all projects cleared or rejected by the environment ministry of the previous UPA government, after former minister Jayanthi Natarajan's explosive letter accusing Congress vice president Rahul G...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday January 30, 2015
For hours after the news break - first by The Hindu - that Jayanthi Natarajan has quit the Congress with a damning letter against Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, the party's spokespersons were unavailable for comment. Then Sanjay Nirupam offered an impa...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday January 30, 2015
Jayanthi Natarajan, who was unceremoniously shunted out of the cabinet by the previous UPA government for "nonperformance", has quit the Congress today. Sources said Ms Natarajan has decided to quit the Congress after waiting for a year to get an aud...