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  • Manmohan Singh named member of Parliamentary panel on Finance 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is hailed as the architect of economic reforms in the country, is a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, it was announced on Tuesday. Incidentally, M Veerappa Moily, who was a minister in the Manmohan Singh government, is heading the...
  • Watch: What Japanese students and fishermen have to say about Modi 2 hours 54 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN met a group of students and fishermen in Japan. Watch what they have to say about Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a five-day visit to the island nation. ...
  • Poll reveals a majority back PM Narendra Modi on foreign policy, Naxal violence and price rise 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: May 16, 2014 was a truly historic day in Indian political history. It was the day when for the first time a party other than the Congress managed to secure majority on its own in the Lok Sabha. When Narendra Modi took oath as India's 15th Prime Minister...
  • Has Prime Minister Modi been able to put the economy back on track? 5 hours 6 minutes ago

    While 100 days is too small a timeframe to judge a government which has won the mandate to rule India for 5 years, there have been some decisions and incidents since May 26 which show that Prime Minister Narendra Modi indeed means business while others reveal that he also needs...
  • Veteran Bengali singer Arati Mukherji joins BJP 5 hours 45 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Veteran Bengali singer Arati Mukherji on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. "We welcome her with all the respect and hope her contribution will help revive Bengal's glory and enrich the state's culture," state BJP President Rahul Sinha told reporters. The National Film Award-winner has sung in Hindi films like "Geet...
  • 2G Scam: SC to hear ED officer's issue on Thursday 6 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it will pass an order on continuance of Deputy Director of ED Rajeshwar Singh in the investigation of 2G spectrum scam only after hearing him. "We will hear him if he wants to continue or not. After hearing him we will pass...
  • MP: State issues diktat to government schools on broadcast of Modi's Teachers' Day speech 6 hours 26 minutes ago

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has warned of strict action against government schools which fail to broadcast Prime Minister Modi's address on Teachers' Day. The Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry has directed schools to stretch their schedule and show Modi's speech live to students on September 5. Schools, however, say they will...
  • 100 days of Modi government: Centre hasn't done anything to fulfil poll promises, claims Congress 9 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in power, the Congress has hit out at the Centre. The Congress alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made tall claims while in opposition but has not done anything to fulfil its promises, specially on the issue of black...
  • 100 days of Modi government: The good and the not so good 9 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed power on May 26, 2014 after piloting the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance to a massive victory in the Lok Sabha elections. Modi's ascendancy was a monumental shift in Indian politics as it was the first time that a non-Congress leader had...
  • Poll: Rate 100 days of Modi government 9 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in power, CNN-IBN and Today's Chanakya conducted a survey across 14 cities to find out how people rated the government. Modi has brought in lot of changes in the functioning of the government and sticked to his message of 'More governance...
  • NSUI activists protest outside Rajnath's residence over delay black money probe 12 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Scores of National Students' Union of India (NSUI) activists on Tuesday staged a protest outside the residence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi over the issue of black money stashed away in foreign banks. Protestors led by NSUI national president Roji M John raised slogans against BJP-led...
  • Government advisory on Teacher's Day has schools, Opposition up in arms Yesterday

    The government diktat to extend school hours on Teachers' Day to show the PM's speech live has sparked a controversy. The PM will deliver an address to the students on September 5 between 3 and 5 pm. However, the schools and parents say that the time is inconvenient and is...
  • Sonia, Congress leaders attack Modi over price rise, communal tension Yesterday

    Rae Bareli/New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi on Monday led the Congress attack against Narendra Modi government and flagged the issue of price rise as her party slammed both the Prime Minister and BJP for "rise in communal tension" as NDA completes 100 days in power. "People will give a reply to whether...
  • Kerala: BJP leader hacked to death, party calls for statewide bandh Yesterday

    Kannur: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called a statewide bandh in Kerala on Tuesday. The move came after a district leader of the party was hacked to death allegedly by CPM cadres in the Kannur district. Manoj, the Kannur BJP leader, was an accused in the CPM leader P Jayarajan...
  • Teachers' Day be renamed either in Telugu or Tamil: DMK's Elangovan Yesterday

    New Delhi: The politics over Teachers' Day continued as the Congress and Tamil parties have slammed the Narendra Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav. The issue has become linguistic issue with parties alleging that the Centre was trying to impose Hindi on them. Senior DMK leader TKS Elangovan...
  • Opposition to 'Guru Utsav' brings imposition of Hindi, Sanskrit back into focus Yesterday

    New Delhi: The controversy over 'Teachers Day' or 'Guru Utsav' could have been easily averted, if the Centre had made it clear that it is not mandatory for the schools in the very beginning. After many state governments ruled by the opposition including West Bengal have refused to issue a...
  • PM Narendra Modi's address to students on Teachers' Day riles rivals, but Centre defends diktat Yesterday

    New Delhi: After the opposition parties, some state governments and schools raised objections to the Centre's move to telecast Prime Minister Narendra Modi speech live on Teachers' Day and made it compulsory for the students to listen to it, the Human Resources Development Ministry on Monday clarified that the directive...
  • Modi government failed to fulfil its poll promises in 100 days: Sitaram Yechury Yesterday

    New Delhi: On the completion of the Narendra Modi government's 100 days, senior CPM leader Sitaram Yechury said that the government did not present a blueprint for the first 100 days in the joint session of Parliament convened after general elections. Measuring performance against poll promises, the Left leader said...
  • Karunanidhi slams Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav Yesterday

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav. Karunanidhi said that the Centre was plotting to defeat the Tamil language by renaming the day in Hindi. He added that the government was seeking to impose Hindi on Tamil Nadu...
  • Discontent brewing in SAD-BJP camp in Punjab 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Discontent has been brewing in the SAD-BJP camp in Punjab over various issues, including the switching of sides by senior leader PS Gill and imposition of property and advance taxes in the state. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had termed the induction of SAD...
  • BJP forms panel to help government roll out social schemes 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to help publicise and implement social welfare schemes initiated under Prime Minister Narendra Modi government, BJP has formed a committee for active coordination between the party and the government. The move, BJP sources said, was a conscious strategy to ensure that benefits of welfare programmes...
  • Amit Shah in Kerala as BJP struggles to find foothold in state 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: With BJP consistently failing to make electoral breakthrough in Kerala, party chief Amit Shah on Sunday started his maiden visit to the southern state to discuss with leaders and grassroots functionaries strategy to strengthen and galvanise the organisation. Shah will attend a meet of state office bearers on Monday morning...
  • CRPF eyes bullet proof vehicles as VVIP protection duties rise 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With an increasing number of high-profile personalities coming under its security cover, the Central Reserve Police Force has decided to provide these VVIPs with bulletproof protection during their movements across the country. The force, which has recently been entrusted with the security of BJP chief Amit Shah under...
  • Parties wash their hands off love jihad controversy, say it's not a political issue but a media creation 2 days ago

    New Delhi: With political parties trying to wash their hands off over the controversy of love jihad, they also claimed that it was not a political issue but a media creation. While the Bharatiya Janata Party has not held any party responsible for it, the Congress and Samajwadi Party have...
  • 'Ministers enjoy large powers under PM Modi' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday sought to dismiss any perception that power is centralised with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying ministers enjoy large extent of decentralisation with accountability. "See this whole debate is not about over centralisation. For instance I look after different departments in the government and...
  • Sheila Dikshit slapped with Rs 3 lakh fine for non-appearance 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Saturday slapped with a fine of Rs 3 lakh by a court in the national capital for failing to appear before it in a defamation case filed by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. It is the second time she...
  • People unhappy with Modi government's 100-day report card: NCP 3 days ago

    Nagpur: People are unhappy with the performance of Narendra Modi government at the Centre during its first 100 days as it has failed to keep its promises on rising prices and inflation, the National Congress Party said on Saturday. "People are not at all happy with the BJP government at the...
  • Mamata's statement confirms our rise in Bengal: BJP 3 days ago

    Kolkata: Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement that Left parties are not "untouchable" for her, BJP on Saturday said her views corroborated the saffron surge in the state. "She has admitted and her statement endorses the fact that BJP is rising in Bengal. Actually, she is...
  • Centre will clear prosposed water projects in Thane: Gadkari 3 days ago

    Thane: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has told a delegation from Thane that the Centre would sanction the proposed water transport projects in Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Thane, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai to be undertaken by the Maharashtra Maritime Board and the Bombay Port Trust. According to a release issued by Thane unit...
  • Congress divided on retirement age in politics 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress seems to be a divided house on the issue of retirement age in politics. A day after senior party leader Janardhan Dwivedi suggested that politicians must retire from active politics post the age of 70, Congress spokesperson Abishek Manu Singhvi criticised the statement saying that these were...