GOVERNMENT

  • Modi government can't bring even a rabbit into country: Sharad Yadav on black money 9 hours 3 minutes ago

    Patna: Unmoved with the Central government's initiative on black money, Janata Dal United President Sharad Yadav said the dream Narendra Modi government weaving before the nation on bringing back illegal money stashed in foreign banks would never be fulfilled. "The dream Narendra Modi government showing to the nation about bringing back...
  • Identify village for Adarsh Gram Yojana by November 11: Government to MPs 20 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Centre has set a November 11 deadline for Members of Parliament to choose one village which they will develop as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY). Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari has written to the parliamentarians saying they may identify a suitable...
  • HC seeks Delhi government reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act 20 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response of the city government on a plea by an association of private schools which has challenged the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining to their reimbursement for expenditure incurred on providing education to poor children. A bench...
  • Industry hopes new Maharashtra government will fast-track infra projects 21 hours 23 minutes ago

    Mumbai: As the BJP is set to form the next government in Maharashtra on Friday, industry experts want the new chief minister to expedite the delayed infrastructure projects in the state and revive investment in key sectors by removing bureaucratic bottlenecks. Devendra Fadnavis, 44, a four-term MLA from Nagpur, will...
  • Senior leaders to take final call on Shiv Sena-BJP alliance: Sanjay Raut 23 hours 16 minutes ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said, "All senior leaders are to meet today, by late evening the result should be out regarding the much awaited alliance." ...
  • Shashi Tharoor slams Centre, says it is petty to forget Indira Gandhi Yesterday

    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...
  • Modi government's austerity drive: Cut down on 5-star seminars, foreign tours, no first-class travel Yesterday

    New Delhi: In an effort to bring down non-planned expenditure, the Narendra Modi government has announced certain austerity measures. The Finance Ministry said that it wants to cut down non-planned expenditure by 10 per cent. As part of the measures, the government has announced cuts on 5-star seminars and foreign...
  • HRD Minister Smriti Irani meets RSS leaders to discuss education reforms Yesterday

    New Delhi: Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani met RSS leaders on Thursday to discuss education reforms. The RSS leaders discussed the Indian education system with Smriti and gave suggestions. The RSS has pitched for a practical instead of theoretical approach in the education system. RSS leaders Suresh Soni and Dattatreya Hosabale...
  • Government offices in New Delhi area to close at 2 PM today for 'Run for Unity' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Government offices located in New Delhi's central area, including North Block and South Block, will be closed from 2 PM on Thursday till 9:30 AM on Friday in connection with the 'Run for Unity' to be flagged off by Prime Minster Narendra Modi. The buildings to be closed in...
  • Second transfer for Arvind Mayaram in a fortnight, now goes to Minority Affairs Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Thursday transferred Arvind Mayaram again. In the second transfer to Mayaram in a fortnight, he is now made Secretary of Minority Affairs. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved cancellation of order of appointment of Mayaram, a 1978 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan...
  • SC says will wait as it's a positive move to form a government in Delhi, adjourns hearing to Nov 11 Yesterday

    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...
  • Maharashtra: Sena warns BJP against NCP support, says the move will raise questions on its credibility Yesterday

    Mumbai: A day before the Bharatiya Janata Party government is set to take oath in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamana' has come out with an editorial, warning it against taking the Nationalist Congress Party's support. In the editorial, Sena says that it is a matter of pride that Maharashtra is...
  • India can grow at 8-9 per cent; good governance key: Arun Jaitley Yesterday

    New Delhi: India has the capacity to grow at 8-9 per cent and good governance would make economic expansion "more exuberant", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. "I have always wondered to myself that in the last two years with average to moderate governance (economic growth was sub-five per cent). "India...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Odisha a model for others in disaster management, says CM Naveen Patnaik Yesterday

    Bhubaneswar: Following the handling of two major cyclones, Phailin in 2013 and Hudhud earlier this month, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said that Odisha is a model for others in disaster management. "Odisha is a model for others as far as disaster management is concerned," Patnaik said after addressing...
  • 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,...
  • Modi government gives secret list of black money account holders to SC, SIT chief calls it insignificant Yesterday

    New Delhi: Complying with the Supreme Court's directive, the Central government on Wednesday handed over a list of 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva for tax probe for suspected black money. The documents were submitted in separate sealed envelopes by the Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi which the apex...
  • Government relaxes FDI norms for construction, real estate sector Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a boost to cash-starved real estate industry, government today relaxed rules for FDI in the construction sector by reducing minimum built-up area as well as capital requirement and easing the exit norms. The proposal to amend the FDI policy in construction development sector was approved by the...
  • Punjab: Farmers should be given subsidies in a big way, says CM Badal Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Amid facing criticism on giving free power to farmers from several quarters, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that the farming sector should be given subsidies "in a big way" for producing sufficient foodgrain to meet country's requirement. Badal also sought cooperation of all the MPs...
  • Government's list has no new details, we are back to square one in black money probe: SIT Chairman Shah Yesterday

    New Delhi: On a day when the Central Government submitted its list of black money account holders in foreign banks to the Supreme Court, head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case Justice MB Shah said that there is no new detail in the report that has been...
  • Black money probe: List submitted to SC provided by France, says Attorney General 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said that the list was given by the France government and will be forwarded to SIT by Wednesday night. The status report...
  • Modi government submits a list of 627 black money account holders to SC in a sealed envelope 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. The court refused to open the sealed envelope saying that only the SIT Chairman and Vice Chairman can open the sealed envelope containing the names of account holders....
  • Government falls in line after SC slams Centre over Black money 2 days ago

    Taking a tough stand on the black money case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Government to disclose the names of all the account holders by Wednesday. ...
  • Can't leave the issue issue of bringing back black money to the government: SC to Centre 2 days ago

    In a strongly worded observation Supreme Court has come down hard on the Narendra Modi government over the black money probe. It has asked the Centre over why the government was providing a "protective umbrella" to the those foreign bank account holders. ...
  • The SC has taken over the black money probe: Is this a big blow to the Modi government? 2 days ago

    Taking a tough stand on the black money case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Government to disclose the names of all the account holders by Wednesday. ...
  • Making names public without verification a breach of law: Attorney General on black money trail 2 days ago

    Soon after the Supreme Court pulled up the Centre directing it to disclose the names of people with black money account in foreign banks, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said that the government is compiling the list given to SIT and will submit it by 10:30 am to SC on Wednesday....
  • 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...
  • Devendra Fadvanis: From ABVP worker to Maharashtra CM 2 days ago

    Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis was born on 22 July 1970. He has been the president of Maharashtra state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party and an MLA from Nagpur. He has also served as Mayor of Nagpur. ...