India | 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 | 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 | 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...
India | Edited by Deepti Sachdeva | Thursday November 13, 2014
About 500 CEOs and Managing Directors of some of Australia's biggest companies will attend a lecture to be delivered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, November 18, in Melbourne.
Friday October 31, 2014
The government will by end of November appoint chairman and managing directors of eight public sector banks, where it had scrapped selections made by the previous UPA government.
Tuesday October 28, 2014
The selection of six PSU bank heads made during the UPA tenure was scrapped after a committee said it found irregularities in the process followed.
Monday October 27, 2014
The government on Monday scrapped the selection of six public sector bank heads during the UPA tenure following a high-level panel finding irregularities in the followed process.
India | Reported by Barkha Dutt | Thursday October 23, 2014
In tweets, an 8-point questionnaire to the government, and a barrage of remarks, the Congress has expressed great umbrage at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's remark - made on NDTV - that the party will confront "embarrassment" when the government disc...
Tuesday October 21, 2014
Reliance Industries will get 33 per cent higher gas price of $5.61 per mmBtu for output from MA field in the KG-D6 block, but its main D1&D3 fields will continue to get old rate of $4.2.
India | Agencies | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Replies to Right to Information or RTI queries to various ministries will be posted online and can be accessed by anyone, the government has said, giving a new twist to its predecessor UPA's showpiece measure.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 17, 2014
The government today denied opposition allegations of "hypocrisy" and said that it is "not reluctant to make public" the names received from other countries, of Indians who have allegedly stashed undeclared or black money in foreign accounts.
Opinion | Aman Sinha | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Big change in under six months, writes BJP's Aman Sinha
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday October 14, 2014
28 leading economists have written a sharp letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying they fear his government is trying to dilute the rural jobs scheme brought in by the previous UPA government.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 14, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received a sharp letter from 28 leading economists who allege that his government is trying to dilute the rural jobs scheme brought in by the previous UPA government.
Sunday October 5, 2014
No decision has been taken on a suggestion by the UPA government-appointed Shunglu Committee to make the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) a multi-member body, the Finance Ministry has said.
Monday September 22, 2014
Ahead of its annual general meeting on Tuesday, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) said two of its independent directors, appointed by the UPA government, have resigned.
Saturday September 20, 2014
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime aims at subsuming most of the indirect taxes at the central as well as state level. The UPA government in 2011 introduced a Constitution Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha to pave the way for introduction of GST.
India | NDTV.com | Monday September 15, 2014
Former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai has alleged that ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh failed to check corruption duirng his tenure - most notably in 2G spectrum and coal blocks allocation. Mr Rai's estimates of massive losses in these sc...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
BJP President Amit Shah today said soon after coming to power UPA had abolished an effective anti-terrorism law while the Narendra Modi government among its first tasks set up SIT to bring back black money stashed by Indians abroad.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Friday September 12, 2014
The comments made by former CAG Vinod Rai against the previous UPA government and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has led to a barrage of political reactions. While Congress, which led the UPA government, has criticised Mr Rai, other parties are...