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  • True spirit of my CAG speech not reflected: Jaitley 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that media reports of his speech at the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) conference did not accurately portray its spirit following criticism of his remarks that the official auditor should not "sensationalise" its findings. "News reports of my speech at the CAG...
  • CM Tarun Gogoi to effect reshuffle in his ministry 5 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Three months after facing a major dissidence in his ministry, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi announced that he would effect a reshuffle in his cabinet soon. "The Congress high command has given me the approval for a reshuffle of my ministry. I will do it soon," he told...
  • Black money: Digvijaya Singh dares Centre to reveal names of account holders 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    Sambhal: Reminding the BJP government of its poll promise of bringing back black money, Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh dared the Centre saying if it has courage it should reveal the name of account holders. "If it (central government) has a bit of courage it should reveal the name of...
  • Those making noise on black money are shielding a/c holders, says Venkaiah Naidu 6 hours 51 minutes ago

    Bhopal: After Congress dared BJP government to disclose names of those who have stashed black money, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that those making noise over the issue were actually shielding such account holders. He also assured that the Centre was committed to crackdown on those having parked...
  • Congress slams Arun Jaitley for remarks on CAG 7 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday slammed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his remarks that CAG should not sensationalise its report, saying it amounts to threatening the government auditor and wondered if the ruling dispensation feels it could be targeted on its reports like the UPA was. ...
  • Shashi Tharoor slams Centre, says it is petty to forget Indira Gandhi 9 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Political storm is already brewing a day ahead of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary on Friday as the Congress has accused the Narendra Modi government of forgetting the death anniversary of prime minister Indira Gandhi. Shashi Tharoor, who was sacked as Congress spokesman in the...
  • Congress questions Arun Jaitley's comment advising CAG to not indulge in sensationalism 9 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress has questioned Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's advice to the Comptroller and Auditor General not to sensationalise its work. Jaitley on Wednesday had asked the CAG not to sensationalise its findings to get into headlines. "Auditor should be conscious of the fact that he is reviewing a...
  • SC says will wait as it's a positive move to form a government in Delhi, adjourns hearing to Nov 11 13 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing on the government formation in Delhi to November 11 saying that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has made positive moves in this regard. The apex court said, "It appears that the Lieutenant Governor has made positive moves in exploring the possibility of...
  • WB: Land once acquired by government cannot be returned legally, says TMC minister 17 hours 0 minutes ago

    Kolkata: In sharp contrast to Trinamool Congress' consistent stance seeking return of land to "unwilling farmers" in Singur, senior minister in the TMC government Malay Ghatak caused a flutter by saying that land once acquired by government cannot be returned legally. The remarks by the Labour Minister, made in industrial town...
  • Jaitley asks CAG not to sensationalise its work to get into headlines Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked the CAG not to sensationalise its findings to get into headlines. "Auditor should be conscious of the fact that he is reviewing a decision that has already been taken. Have the fair procedures been followed? He doesn't have to sensationalise. He...
  • Delhi: L-G to meet political parties, explore possibility of government formation Yesterday

    Rapped by the Supreme Court, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung will kick off consultations with BJP, AAP and Congress in the next couple of days in fresh efforts to install an elected government in the capital or dissolving the assembly to pave way for elections early next year. ...
  • Congress declares 15 candidates for J&K polls Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday announced 15 candidates for the first phase of assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir which included Imtiyaz Paray, son of anti-militancy group founder Kuka Paray, among others. The party also declared Mohammad Sharief Niaz from Bhaderwah constituency, from where former...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Jamat terrorists Boma Mizal, Sayedullah named as Yusuf's handlers in Burdwan terror attack Yesterday

    A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005. ...
  • Delhi stalemate: L-G Jung to hold consultations with BJP, AAP, Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Rapped by the Supreme Court, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung will kick off consultations with BJP, AAP and Congress in the next couple of days in fresh efforts to install an elected government in the capital or dissolving the assembly to pave way for elections early next year. Jung,...
  • Congress attacks Najeeb Jung, accuses him of acting under BJP's influence Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress accused Lt Governor Najeeb Jung of acting under the influence of the NDA government as it questioned his move to call all political parties to explore formation of a government in the city almost eight months after President's Rule was imposed. Coming down hard on Jung,...
  • P Chidambaram said only names facing prosecution could be named, says Sandeep Dikshit Yesterday

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that the Congress did not sit on the list since 2011. "P Chidambaram said only names facing prosecution could be named. We are not attacking BJP for following due process of law," said Chidambaram. ...
  • J&K DIG 'abuse of power' pictures: Very unfortunate, our culture doesn't approve of it, says Alvi Yesterday

    Photographs showing abuse of power by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in Jammu and Kashmir, posted by his own son, have gone viral. The photographs include one of a man helping DIG Shakeel Beig put on his shoes. ...
  • BJP should live upto its promise of bringing back black money, says Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: The political furore is on even after the Narendra Modi government, refusing to make public the names of black money account holders, submitted instead in a sealed envelope, a list containing the names of 627 individuals holding such accounts to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The SC refused...
  • Sonia Gandhi cemented the Congress party together, says senior leader Sandeep Dikshit Yesterday

    Five months after their Lok Sabha debacle the Congress is finally in an introspective mode but still shielding the Gandhis from any blame. CNN-IBN's Pallavi Ghosh talked to Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit. CNN-IBN: Do you agree with P Chidambaram when he says the Gandhis should have spoken more? Sandeep Dikshit: Oh...
  • Modi government to submit over 600 names of suspected black money holders to SC today Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to disclose the list of names of the black money account holders in foreign banks on Wednesday. This comes after the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Centre to reveal names of all foreign account holders by Wednesday....
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days ago

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  • Standoff continues over Delhi government, BJP yet undecided 2 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped up the Narendra Modi government over the delay in resolving the stalemate over the Delhi government and said, "We have given enough time but nothing has happened so far." The BJP is still undecided over forming the government as it is short of seven...
  • Under pressure from SC, Opposition, Centre agrees to reveal names of all black money account holders 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Under pressure from all quarters, the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra on Tuesday agreed to reveal the list of names of the black money account holders in foreign banks. "The government has no difficulty in placing the entire list and the same will be placed before...
  • BJP appears undecided on taking shot at power in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court put the issue on a fast forward mode, BJP on Tuesday appeared undecided on taking a shot at power in Delhi and may prefer fresh polls early next year. However, its rivals AAP and Congress accused BJP of "running away" from the elections...
  • Organisational polls should reinvigorate, rejuvenate the party: Rahul Gandhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the organisational elections should be utilised to "reinvigorate and rejuvenate" the party following the debacle in the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. In his first formal interaction with top party leaders here after the defeat of Congress in Assembly polls in...
  • No end to standoff over Delhi government even as SC pulls up Centre; BJP yet to take a decision 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped up the Narendra Modi government over the delay in resolving the stalemate over the Delhi government and said, "We have given enough time but nothing has happened so far." The remarks came after the Centre informed the apex court that President Pranab Mukherjee...
  • J&K polls: Most political parties to go it alone 2 days ago

    Jammu: Most political parties including BJP, ruling NC, PDP and JKNPP are all set to go it alone in the five phased electoral battle for 87 constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly. Even as the Election Commission on Tuesday issued notification for the first phase of elections in the state, the...
  • I am no more interested in Delhi politics, says Sheila Dikshit 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday ruled herself out of the Delhi politics saying, "I am not interested in Delhi politics." Sheila had ruled the national capital for 15 years before losing the elections to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi constituency. On the issue...