India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday March 2, 2014
The Union Cabinet will meet this evening to take a final call on whether or not to take the ordinance route for key anti-corruption bills backed by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
India | Sunil Prabhu | Sunday March 2, 2014
A day after deciding to drop the ordinance route for key anti-corruption bills backed by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, the UPA government today continued with its consultations with Union ministers Sushil Kumar Shinde and Kapil Sibal meeting ...
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday March 1, 2014
The UPA government will not invoke the emergency powers of the Constitution for promulgating ordinances ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, due by May. The Congress Core Group, in a late evening meeting, decided not to go for the ordinance route for the an...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday February 28, 2014
The government today raised Dearness Allowance or DA to 100 per cent, from existing 90 per cent, benefiting its 50 lakh employees and 30 lakh pensioners.
Election 2014 | Written by Tejas Mehta | Thursday February 27, 2014
Probably for the first time, a Congress leader has come forth and explicitly said that Rahul Gandhi should have joined the UPA government when they returned to power in 2009 as that would have helped him say he has the experience.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 26, 2014
BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today attacked UPA government's style of functioning, saying Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is the 'new superman' and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a "tragic figure".
Election 2014 | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 26, 2014
In a clear break from convention, the Congress-led central government seems set to use emergency powers to bring in a set of ordinances for key legislation, including anti-corruption laws championed by Rahul Gandhi, which the party wants to showcase ...
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Tuesday February 25, 2014
The UPA government has decided to invoke the emergency powers of the Constitution for promulgating a number of ordinances ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, due by May.
India | Nitin A Gokhale | Tuesday February 25, 2014
If the Congress-led UPA government had thought it would be able to woo the large fraternity of soldiers with the 'One Rank, One Pension' sop, announced in the interim budget by Finance Minister P Chidambaram, it is perhaps mistaken.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 23, 2014
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today slammed the Congress-led UPA government over corruption and price rise by saying the "ABCD of corruption" had become the identity of the party.
Election Personalities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday March 1, 2014
With Telangana set to become the 29th state in India, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao will go down in history as the man who played a key role by reviving the movement for a separate state 14 years ago.
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Tuesday February 18, 2014
The confrontation between the Congress and the BJP is likely to escalate with the Centre deciding to slap service tax on rallies being addressed by Narendra Modi.
Opinion | Ashok Malik | Monday February 24, 2014
In a sense, the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) is the 'cabinet within the cabinet'. Revived by the UPA government in 2004 - the NDA had preferred the Cabinet Committee on Security as its brains trust - the CCPA is located at the inters...
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Monday February 17, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram used the last budget of the UPA government to take a swipe at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday February 17, 2014
Finance Minister P Chidambaram may dole out some sops while doing a tightrope walk to keep the fiscal deficit under check when he presents the interim budget for 2014-15 in Parliament on Monday ahead of the Lok Sabha election.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday February 17, 2014
As the UPA government gears up for the passage of Telangana Bill in Parliament this week, the two sides of the regional divide in Andhra Pradesh have stepped up efforts in support of their respective agendas.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 16, 2014
BJP leader L K Advani today launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying as his decade-long tenure draws to a close, he leaves behind a record of having presided over the "most corrupt" government in Independent India.
India | NDTV | Sunday February 16, 2014
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today attacked the UPA government at the Centre over inflation and said the Congress had promised to bring down inflation in 100 days, but couldn't. In his speech in Himachal Pradesh, Mr Modi said for t...
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday February 8, 2014
A major political controversy has erupted over Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI director Rajnit Sinha's remarks that the UPA government would have been happy had BJP leader Amit Shah been chargesheeted in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 5, 2014
The 15th Lok Sabha heads into its final sitting today with a disquieting distinction. It has been the most unproductive ever.