Governance

  • Political Roundtable: 100 days of Modi government 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    As Narendra Modi completes 100 days as Prime Minister of India, CNN-IBN discuses his journey from PM candidate to PM elect and then PM of India. ...
  • Government response to SC decision on coal block good governance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 2 hours 23 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The government's decision to accept the Supreme Court's decision to term the coal block allocation since 1993 as illegal is an example of good governance, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. "We said we accept your decision. Please consider the 46 mines where production is about...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Modi completes his 100 days as PM, a flashback on his journey 3 hours 11 minutes ago

    As Narendra Modi completes 100 days as Prime Minister of India, CNN-IBN tracks his journey from PM candidate to PM elect and then PM of India. ...
  • Hyderabad metro to have cost escalation of Rs 2,500-3,000 crore 3 hours 15 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd, which is developing a 72-km elevated metro rail on Tuesday, said that the project is likely to see a cost escalation of between Rs 2,500 crore to Rs 3,000 crore. It also said that it was yet to get any communication from Telangana government on...
  • Poll reveals a majority back PM Narendra Modi on foreign policy, Naxal violence and price rise 2 hours 46 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...
  • Committed to clean Ganga: Centre to SC 4 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it is committed to clean Ganga, which was its pre-poll promise, and steps would be taken to prevent any pollution going into the holy river. In a affidavit filed in the apex court, the Centre said a consortium...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung gives farmers option to sell their produce outside mandis 4 hours 38 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Farmers henceforth will have the liberty to sell their produce directly to the end buyer. In a significant step to curb inflation and check hoarding Delhi government has delisted fruit and vegetables from Azadpur, Keshopur and Shahdara Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMC). "The sale and purchase of fruit and...
  • Congress conspiring to tarnish Modi government's image: Prakash Javadekar 4 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Opposition Congress is "conspiring to tarnish" the image of the Narendra Modi government after being unable to find anything against its "transparent" functioning, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday. Hitting back at the opposition party for its comments that the NDA regime's first 100 days in power...
  • Has Prime Minister Modi been able to put the economy back on track? 5 hours 18 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...
  • 'Severe resentment' over PM's Teachers Day programme: Prithviraj Chavan 4 hours 21 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Amid a row over the Prime Minister's proposed televised interaction with students on Teachers Day, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said that his government is cooperating with the logistics keeping "delicate" Centre State relations in mind but there is "severe resentment" among teachers and parents. "There is severe...
  • Punjab government to sell sand, gravel to consumers 5 hours 34 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Facing criticism over "spiraling" prices of sand and gravel, SAD-BJP led Punjab government on Tuesday decided to excavate and sell minor minerals through the state-owned departments by eliminating the role of private mining contractors in a bid to check rising prices. In a cabinet meeting held here under the...
  • Centre asks states to stress on improving water conservation 5 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: To mitigate drought-like situation and water scarcity, the Centre on Tuesday directed states that 50 per cent of all works taken up at district level under MNREGA should be for improving water conservation. The decision was taken by Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari in response to widespread criticism...
  • Ministers have freedom to take decisions under Modi: Javadekar 6 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government nears its 100 days in power, each ministry has given a report card on the measures taken till now. Environment and Information Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that he has changed the "negative image" of the Environment Ministry. "The ministry had acquired a negative...
  • For first time in Budget, agriculture, farmers got priority: Radha Mohan 9 hours 14 minutes ago

    As the Narendra Modi government completed 100 days in office, each ministry is giving its report card. Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan said for the first time in Budget, agriculture and farmers got priority. He said, "Two important schemes - Pradham Mantri Irrigation Plan and Soil Health Cards to be given...
  • Congress slams Centre over reports of appointment of Sathasivam as Kerala Governor 9 hours 45 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday slammed the Narendra Modi government over reports of former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam being appointed as Kerala Governor. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has also objected to the appointment saying he was never consulted. Sources said that the Home Ministry has forwarded Sathasivam's...
  • 100 days of Modi government: Centre hasn't done anything to fulfil poll promises, claims Congress 9 hours 43 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 33 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 35 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...
  • Just like 'Made in Japan', want to turn 'Made in India' into a brand: PM Modi to investors 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to woo Japanese investors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday assured them there was no red tapism but only red carpet in India. Giving a key note address at Japan-India Association event hosted by Jetro and Nikkei, Modi said, "Like 'Made in Japan', we aim...
  • Centre to initiate steps to increase road safety, curb accidents 12 hours 0 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Over the past decade, the number of deaths by road accidents have increased from 92,618 to over 1,37,572. Of the 1,37,572 fatal accidents, 6,463 deaths were due to drunken driving. According to reports, 20 lakh serious injuries take place annually due to road accidents. These are sobering statistics for...
  • India's commitment to peace and non-violence engrained in our DNA: PM Modi to Japan 14 hours 31 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought to address concerns of international community over India not signing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) by saying that the country's commitment to peace and non-violence is engrained in the "DNA of Indian society" which is above any international treaty or processes. "India is...
  • Live: India no more a land of snake-charmers, we wow the world with the 'mouse', Modi tells Japan 9 hours 1 minutes ago

    In a keynote address at an event by Japan India Association, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that while India is moving at 'Look East policy', Japan is in a 'Look at India' mood....
  • Attached to the concept and need for women empowerment, girl child education: Modi to Japan 13 hours 57 minutes ago

    Tokyo: On the fourth day of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with students of Sacred Heart University in Tokyo and stressed on the need for women empowerment. At an all women's college in Tokyo, Modi listed steps taken by him for girl-child education and women...
  • Hits and misses: 100 days of Narendra Modi government 13 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completed over 100 days in power, there has been a stark difference in the functioning of the NDA and UPA governments. There has been speedy decision making and many projects which were previously seen to have been stalled, have now been cleared. The...
  • 100 Days of Modi: Has Prime Minister Modi delivered on his promises? Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to complete 100 days in office. Speedy decision making and taking steps in the right direction have been accounted as the government's biggest achievement. ...
  • 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...
  • Imran Khan targets Nawaz Sharif government, says money power rules Pakistan politics Yesterday

    Islamabad: As the anti-government protest intensified in Pakistan, protesters on Monday have stormed the Pakistan State Broadcaster PTV office in Islamabad and held staff hostage. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief Imran Khan targeted the Nawaz Sharif government saying, "Money power rules Pakistan politics." Protesters have also threatened to march on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's...
  • Modi government simply repackaged UPA schemes: Congress Yesterday

    The Opposition has raised questions on Narendra Modi's 100 days in office. Congress strongly criticised Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana. The Opposition has claimed that the government has simply repackaged UPA schemes and is misleading people. Senior congress leader Anand Sharma told CNN-IBN that the UPA had started the process...
  • 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...