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  • Full text: Common Minimum Progamme of PDP-BJP government in J&K 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After a two-month-long wait and suspense, Jammu and Kashmir finally got a Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party government with Mufti Mohammad Sayeed being sworn in as the state Chief Minister for the second time. Both parties have agreed on a Common Minimum Programme (CMP) for the state. Here is...
  • J&K: BJP-PDP an unusual alliance, some turbulence expected, say sources 2 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party-Peoples Democratic Party formed government in Jammu and Kashmir, the alliance is believed to witness some turbulence initially, BJP sources said on Monday. Sources added, "The BJP-PDP is an unusual alliance and we can expect some turbulence initially. We have formed this government for...
  • MNREGA fell prey to corruption in Gujarat when Modi was CM: Congress 4 hours 25 minutes ago

    Varanasi: Congress 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 the chief minister, and the party will raise the issue in the Rajya Sabha. "Will give a befitting reply...
  • Muslims safer in India than anywhere else in world: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath 5 hours 4 minutes ago

    Hubballi: Firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said Muslims are safer in India than anywhere else in the world and the majority community is liberal by nature. "Hindus are liberal in nature and therefore the country is also liberal, and Muslims are safer in India than anywhere else...
  • BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi sparks controversy, says Hindus should boycott films by 3 Khans 13 hours 42 minutes ago

    Dehradun: In the wake of the 'ghar vapsi' controversy and love jihad campaigns, another Bharatiya Janata Party leader has sparked a controversy. Party leader Sadhvi Prachi on Sunday said that Hindus should boycott movies by the three Khans of Bollywood as they promote love jihad. She also said that Congress Vice...
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar slams Modi government for 'giving benefit' to industrialists 14 hours 23 minutes ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday criticised Narendra Modi-led BJP government for giving benefit to a section of industrialists at the cost of ordinary people. "Nobody at the top is thinking about the people. They say one thing, do something else. They are out to please a few....
  • Mufti Sayeed - A suave politician 14 hours 58 minutes ago

    Jammu: A man of perseverance and great survivor, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has an astute political sense honed by decades of experience in Kashmir politics that has stood him in good stead in crafting a delicate alliance with BJP to return as Chief Minister for the second time. Sayeed (79), who...
  • Sajjad Lone- from being a separatist to a Minister 18 hours 8 minutes ago

    Jammu: Sajjad Gani Lone, younger son of People's Conference leader Abdul Gani Lone who was assassinated in 2002 in Srinagar, has crossed yet another threshold with his swearing in as a minister in PDP-BJP Government since he broke ranks with separatists nearly a decade ago in Jammu and Kashmir. That Lone's...
  • Internal Lokpal talks of 'growth of two camps within AAP' 19 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Amidst rumblings of a crisis within AAP, a letter by its internal Lokpal has pointed to the growth of two camps within the top leadership of the party due to an "abject breakdown in communication and mutual trust" and said it needs to make efforts to address criticisms...
  • J&K CM Mufti Sayeed credits Pakistan, Hurriyat, terrorists for peaceful polls; BJP in a tight spot 22 hours 1 minutes ago

    Jammu: It is a statement that is surely going the hackles in the Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday called for a dialogue with Pakistan while crediting the neighbouring, Hurriyat Conference and terror groups for providing a conducive environment for the five-phased Assembly...
  • Omar Abdullah questions BJPs' ideological position 23 hours 12 minutes ago

    Jammu: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday took pot-shots at Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in the PDP-BJP government, saying they swore allegiance to the same Constitution of the state which their ideologue Shyama Prasad Mookerjee died trying to get rid of. "BJP Ministers swearing allegiance to the...
  • Jammu and Kashmir gets PDP-BJP government, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed sworn in as CM Yesterday

    After a two-month-long wait and suspense, Jammu and Kashmir finally got a Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party government with Mufti Mohammad Sayeed being sworn in as the state Chief Minister for the second time. Both parties have agreed on a Common Minimum Programme (CMP) for the state. Twelve leaders each from...
  • Budget 2015 in favour of corporate sector, says P Chidambaram Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram tore into the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and said it was in favour of corporate sector and was "unkind" to the poor and could fail the targeted 8 per cent growth next year. "One cannot avoid the feeling that the...
  • PDP-BJP government in J&K a historic opportunity, says RSS Yesterday

    New Delhi: With Bharatiya Janata Party all set to rule Jammu and Kashmir for the first time in alliance with Peoples Democratic Party, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mouthpiece 'Organiser' on Saturday said this is a "historic opportunity" that will help the state join the national mainstream, but admitted that running the...
  • PDP has its way as BJP bends to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, but will the alliance work? Yesterday

    Srinagar: After a two-month-long wait and suspense, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed will finally be sworn in as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister as the head of Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party coalition government on Sunday. Both parties have ironed out a Common Minimum Programme (CMP) for Jammu and Kashmir. However, it...
  • Jammu: Congress, National Conference to stay away from Mufti swearing-in on Sunday Yesterday

    Jammu: Congress and National Conference (NC), the erstwhile ruling alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, are likley to "stay away" from Sunday's swearing-in ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led PDP-BJP government in the state. "We are going to stay away from the ceremony tomorrow," a senior Congress leader said on the condition of...
  • Union Budget 2015: Shashi Tharoor calls it anti-poor, Smriti Irani says pro-people Yesterday

    Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the Congress and the BJP reacted on the budget. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that this budget is anti-poor, while BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani said this...
  • Congress rates Modi government's full-fledged budget, says it's a huge disappointment Yesterday

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth. Congress leader Kamal Nath said that this budget is a huge disappointment. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Nath said, "This budget is great disappointment because it does not stimulate the...
  • Watch: Political battle over the Modi government's full-fledged budget Yesterday

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary people benefit. ...
  • Arun Jaitley tutors BJP spokespersons on Union Budget 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday tutored Bharatiya Janata Party spokespersons on Budget 2015 telling them what to speak in public. BJP parliamentary party had organised the meeting where all spokespersons, panelists and former MPs watched the entire Lok Sabha session in the party office. After presenting the Budget, the...
  • Union Budget 2015: FM Arun Jaitley raises Nirbhaya Fund to Rs 2,000 crore Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday doubled the Nirbhaya Fund to Rs 2,000 crore from Rs 1,000 crore. "My Government is committed to safety and security of women. In order to support programmes for women security, advocacy and awareness, I have decided to provide another 1,000 crore to the...
  • Union Budget 2015: FM Arun Jaitley allocates over Rs 34,699 crore for MNREGA Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday allocated Rs 34,699 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, saying that the BJP government was committed to supporting employment through the rural job programme. "Our government is committed to supporting employment through MGNREGA. I have made an initial allocation...
  • Don't see AAP competing for space nationwide: Shashi Tharoor 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that he does not see the Aam Aadmi Party competing nationwide for political space with the Congress, and that the new party posed more of a threat to the Communist parties. Referring to the AAP's landslide victory in the recent Delhi elections,...
  • Budget Yatra: Commitments should be delivered, feel experts 2 days ago

    Ahead of the Union Budget on Saturday, experts feel that the budget should have all the commitments the government have done to the country in past. ...
  • Congress MP Deepender Hooda describes Prime Minister's speech as 'jugglery of words' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday in Parliament was described by Congress MP Deepender Hooda as containing "nothing new" and being just a "jugglery of words". "There is absolutely nothing new in the prime minister's speech. It is all a jugglery of words," Hooda told in New...
  • Congress couldn't pass land bill in time: Rajiv Shukla 2 days ago

    Taking the credits for land bill, Congress leader Rajiv Shukla on Friday said that it was passed in the interest of farmers. We couldn't pass it in time and that's why voters couldn't understand it. Farmers interests should be most important. ...
  • 'I never took money from any corporate entity', says Nitin Gadkari 2 days ago

    Mumbai: As news reports about his having enjoyed the hospitality of the Essar group during a trip to Europe triggered a row, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said he had visited a yacht belonging to them "just to see" it and asserted he never took money from any corporate...
  • PM Modi meets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at wedding of Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a rare glimpse of bonhomie and after a long time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday were seen sharing pleasantries with each other. The occasion was the wedding ceremony of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's daughter and Samajwadi Party supremo...
  • NDA government's religion is 'India First', Tricolour guides us, fight against terror and poverty: Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In his indomitable style, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took on the opposition parties while highlighting the achievements and goals of his government while addressing the Lok Sabha during the Motion of Thanks to the President's address. While taking potshots at his rivals, Modi said that his only aim...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stand on PDP in December 2014 and now 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress have criticised Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal for making U-turns on several of his statements. But now Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be criticised for doing the same as far as the BJP's stand on...