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
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...
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Wednesday January 28, 2015
20 villages in Chhattisgarh have come together against government's plans to allow coal mining in dense forest areas of Chattishgarh, The Central Government has taken the ordinance route after the Supreme court cancelled allocations of 204 coal block...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 24, 2015
The Congress on Friday asked the BJP-led government to be "transparent" while signing any agreement with the US, and said they (BJP) were now doing something which they had opposed earlier.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 23, 2015
The Narendra Modi-led government is all set to walk into an area where the previous UPA government had feared to tread. India and the US may soon agree on allowing their warships and aircraft to access each other's bases, refuel and, in case of emerg...
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Under fire for issuing 9 ordinances in quick succession, the eight-month-old Narendra Modi government is expected to share some numbers soon to show that previous governments too have chosen to use emergency executive orders liberally.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday January 20, 2015
BJP chief Amit Shah landed in West Bengal today amid buzz that four ministers in the Mamata Banerjee government and one party lawmaker may quit her Trinamool Congress to join the BJP.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie and A Vaidyanathan | Monday January 19, 2015
The West Bengal government and the Trinamool Congress have separately filed two petitions in the Supreme Court today requesting the Supreme Court to monitor the CBI probe into the Saradha scam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 18, 2015
Congress today hit out at Information & Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley for making government's "problems with Censor Board into UPA versus NDA issue" and asked what stopped it from sacking the Board members over the last eight months if it felt t...
Tuesday January 20, 2015
Move over India Adda. The Modi government has now decided to do away with the Adda legacy (in many ways identified with the UPA's presence at Davos) and rechristen the space as the Make In India Lounge to highlight and promote the Prime Minister's pe...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 10, 2015
With demands galore in the state for holding the bull-taming sport of 'Jallikattu' coinciding with 'Pongal' harvest festival, Tamil Nadu government today assured steps for conducting the popular event, including asking Centre to remove bulls from a s...
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Monday January 5, 2015
Nobody is making in India, reforms are just talk, writes Mani Shankar Aiyar.
Thursday January 1, 2015
The excise duty concessions given in the interim Budget by the outgoing UPA government in February last and extended by the new Finance Minister Arun Jaitley by six months, ceased to be in force from today.
Wednesday December 31, 2014
The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (Assocham) on Wednesday said the withdrawal of excise duty concessions for cars and durable goods will spell a death knell for industrial growth and the decision was not in the spirit of Make in India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, who had taken the Union government to Supreme Court for alleged attempts to ease him out of office, was today shifted to Mizoram.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Wednesday December 24, 2014
Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya will be honoured with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, the government announced today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Amid speculation that Atal Bihari Vajpayee may be bestowed with Bharat Ratna, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the UPA government should have conferred the country's highest civilian honour on the former Prime Minister.
South | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from IANS) | Sunday December 21, 2014
DMK leader and former union minister D Napoleon joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of BJP president Amit Shah in Chennai on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for questioning the performance of the Narendra Modi government, BJP president Amit Shah today demanded the Congress Vice President to furnish 'accounts' of 60 years of his party rule.
Saturday December 20, 2014
Referring to the retrospective tax amendments by the UPA government, Mr Jaitley said "I have not been able to see the real colour of money as far as those taxes are concerned because some court somewhere has stopped it or quashed it. But what has hap...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 4, 2014
The HRD Ministry today said the decisions to ask those central universities to explore the possibilities of opening of Sanskrit department where it doesn't exist and to ask CBSE to make the language compulsory upto class X were taken during the previ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 28, 2014
Taking a dig at the Narendra Modi Government's cleanliness drive 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', former prime minister Manmohan Singh today said it was a 'repackaged' programme of the previous UPA regime headed by him.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey and Haribansh Sharma | Saturday November 29, 2014
Launched in 2005 by the UPA government, the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act was intended to help the poor by promising 100 days of work a year to rural households at a pre-determined minimum wage rate. In the last decade, there has been...