KAMAL NATH

  • Modi government a government of U-turns, says Kamal Nath December 2, 2014

    The Congress is set to corner the government in Parliament for failing to fulfil promises it made during the Lok Sabha election campaign. Congress MP Kamal Nath said, "The Modi government is a government of U-turns. The government has not fulfilled its promise to bring back black money. We will...
  • Rahul can't be blamed if Congress loses elections: Kamal Nath May 15, 2014

    Efforts are on in the Congress to deflect blame from Rahul Gandhi if the party clocks a dismal performance in the 2014 elections. Union Minister Kamal Nath told CNNIBN that Rahul Gandhi cannot be blamed from it. ...
  • We couldn't communicate our achievements to people: Kamal Nath May 14, 2014

    Union Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday admitted that the Congress could not highlight its achievements in its election campaign. "Our mistake was that we could not communicate our achievements to the people. It's a mistake on part of the government," he said. ...
  • BJP always backed Telangana Bill, Congress delayed it: Sushma February 18, 2014

    Defending the Telangana Bill, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said that Bharatiya janata Party has always backed the Bill. In fact Congress sat on promise made in 2009 for 5 years. Moreover, Sushma also asked, "Why was the Bill brought in the last session of UPA's term?" ...
  • Passage of Telangana Bill is a historic event: Khurshid February 18, 2014

    After days of protest and an unprecedented decision to black out the live telecast of the proceedings, Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Telagnana Bill, 2013 by a voice vote even as several MPs called it the "murder of democracy". Minister of External Affairs said the it is a historic...
  • Telangana 'is a promise': Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde February 7, 2014

    The Cabinet is likely to take the draft Telangana Bill up for discussion today. On agenda is giving Union Territory status to Hyderabad. ...
  • BJP is indulging in double speak over Telangana Bill, says Kamal Nath February 4, 2014

    The Telangana draft Bill and the Cabinet note on Telangana are likely to be brought before Cabinet on February 6. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said, "I have information that BJP is saying that they don't want Telangana Bill to be passed in this session, they don't want Telangana, and...
  • Will attempt to pass Telangana Bill, says Congress February 3, 2014

    Parliament Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Monday has said that the government will try to pass Telangana Bill in Parliament. ...
  • In the end, it was the UPA who brought Lokpal Bill: Kamal Nath December 17, 2013

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath thanked all political parties for reaching a consensus on the Lokpal Bill. However, when asked as to who should be given the credit, he said it was the UPA government who brought the Bill. ...
  • Government will bring Telangana Bill in winter session: Kamal Nath December 3, 2013

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said Telangana Bill will be brought in the winter session of Parliament. He said, "One most important thing on which all political parties were agreed on the Telengana Bill. It will be government's endeavour to bring the Telangana Bill as soon as possible." ...
  • Best Bankers' Awards: Celebrating excellence in banking sector October 6, 2013

    Top bankers come together for Best Bankers' Awards to celebrate excellence in banking sector. ...
  • Land Acquisition Bill will help farmers, says Kamal Nath August 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said the Land Acquisition Bill will benefit the farmers as they will get appropriate compensation. "We must recognise that the new Land Acquisition Bill replaces a bill which was 120-years-old and gives adequate compensation to the farmers," said Nath. ...
  • Sonia was satisfied with medical facilities: Cong on Modi's comments August 27, 2013

    Parliamentary affairs Minister Kamal Nath responded to Modi's tweets, he said, "All arrangements were made to the satisfaction of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi." Gujarat Chief Minster Narendra Modi had criticized how proper arrangements weren't made. ...
  • Govt hopeful to pass Food Bill without any amendments: Kamal Nath August 4, 2013

    As Monsoon Session of Parliament will begin on August 5, the Congress will table the Food Security Bill. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said he is hopeful that the bill will be passed as it is. He also told CNNIBN that this is not the last session of the Parliament. ...
  • Food Bill can't be delayed, let Oppn support ordinance: Kamal Nath June 12, 2013

    A deeply divided government is now ready to push for an ordinance on Food Security Bill in Cabinet on Thursday. ...
  • Srinivasan must go as he has lost his credibility: Kamal Nath May 25, 2013

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath also said that the government will get antifixing law passed in the Monsoon Session of Parliament. ...
  • BJP shouldn't talk about misgovernance when they don't know what governance is: Kamal Nath May 22, 2013

    The Opposition launched a scathing attack on the government which completed its nine years in power on Wednesday. ...
  • Karnataka poll results: BJP has been exposed, says Kamal Nath May 8, 2013

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday took a potshot at the BJP saying now that the former has been defeated in Karnataka match, it will blame the bat, ball and the pitch. ...
  • Parliament will function tomorrow, will discuss financial bills: Kamal Nath April 29, 2013

    It was a Parliament washout again on Monday as the opposition kept up the heat on the government in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha over the 2G and coal allocations controversies. ...
  • It's right for Law Minister to sit on coal scam report: Kamal Nath April 27, 2013

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath told CNNIBN that the Law Minister was entitled to see the CBI report on coal scam. He also said the Opposition can bring a noconfidence motion if it wants to. ...
  • Land Bill: BJP assures support, says govt must compensate farmers April 18, 2013

    As parties decide to bring the Land Acquisition Bill in the second half of the Budget Session in Parliament, beginning from Monday, the BJP has assured support. "The problem of land mafia has escalated as they believe that the prices of land will go up after acquiring plots from the...
  • Will accountability be fixed for AgustaWestland deal? February 27, 2013

    The Rajya Sabha passed a motion for the formation of Joint Parliamentary Committee on chopper deal even as the BJP, the TMC and the JD(U) walked out of the House opposing the motion. ...
  • BJP cleared Shinde's apology on Hindu terror remark: Nath February 24, 2013

    Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath has said that the statement issued by Home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde expressing regret over his Hindu terror comment was cleared by the BJP before being released publicly. ...
  • Chopper deal: Govt is open to investigation, says Kamal Nath February 20, 2013

    Speaking on the AgustaWestland chopper deal issue on the eve of the Budget Session, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said that he has told all the political parties that the government was open to all kinds of investigations. "It is not just an issue of corruption but it is an...
  • BJP remains defiant despite meeting with Kamal Nath over Shinde's terror remarks February 20, 2013

    Even as Union Ministers Kamal Nath and Sushil Kumar Shinde met Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj to break the deadlock over the "Hindu terror" remark, Swaraj said, "If the BJP is indeed a terror outfit, then why have I been made the Leader of the Opposition? Why aren't we being...
  • Walmart lobbying row: Oppn demands JPC probe into the issue December 11, 2012

    The government also conceded that they would order an investigation into the issue after Parliament was disrupted for two continuous days. ...
  • When BJP got BSP support on Ndeal, it didn't say anything: Kamal Nath December 7, 2012

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said reforms were on track after the UPA won the voting on FDI in retail in the Rajya Sabha, getting the support of 123 MPs. Refuting BJP's charge that UPA used the CBI to get Mayawati's support, Kamal Nath said, "Mayawati voted with BJP on...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Kamal Nath December 6, 2012

    Union Minister Kamal Nath talks about Mayawati's decision to support the UPA on FDI in retail in the Rajya Sabha. ...
  • CAG 2G report row: Charges will be discussed in Parliament, says Kamal Nath November 23, 2012

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Friday said that the allegations by CAG principal auditor RP Singh against its 2G report will be discussed in Parliament. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Kamal Nath November 20, 2012

    As the Winter Session nears, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath talks about the tough road ahead for the government. ...