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.
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 | 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
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...