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  • Sonia Gandhi arrives for Congress meet, finds no other leader present 19 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: There was some confusion at the Congress Parliamentary Affairs Committee meeting following which it had to be cancelled. Congress President Sonia Gandhi arrived at the meeting only to find no other Congress leaders present. The meeting had to be cancelled owing to miscommunication. Sonia Gandhi arrived for the meeting...
  • India to free up extra 10 million tonne wheat in open market Yesterday

    New Delhi: India will free up another 10 million tonnes of wheat in the open market, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday after a Cabinet meeting, as part of efforts to keep a lid on food prices. The government buys rice and wheat from local farmers to build reserves...
  • BJP holds Parliamentary party meet to discuss bills 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday held a parliamentary party meet to discuss the different bills to be tabled in the ongoing session in Parliament. According to sources, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu told party MPs that they must heed to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's...
  • Meet your ministers: In conversation with Ashok Gajapati Raju 5 days ago

    Civil Aviation Minister in the Narendra Modi government Ashok Gajapati Raju talked about his 100-day agenda. Raju had said that he would construct 200 airports across India. ...
  • Vaidik an RSS volunteer beyond any doubt: Congress July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy over journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed refuses to die down with the Congress on Wednesday dubbing him as an "RSS volunteer beyond any doubt" and seeking to know the "hidden agenda" behind the meet. "Vaidik is an RSS volunteer beyond any doubt......
  • Modi raises contentious issues with China, accepts invite for APEC meet July 15, 2014

    Fortaleza (Brazil): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Brazil. Modi raised the contentious border issue in the 80-minute long meeting and also accepted an invitation to attend the APEC meet in China in November. Modi said, "This meeting holds a...
  • Vaidik-Saeed meet: Centre clarifies its stand, Congress seeks discussion July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: With the increasing pressure from the opposition, the government has been forced to clarify its stand on yoga teacher Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The government has fielded its senior ministers in both the Houses of Parliament as the...
  • No 'Number 2' in BJP with Modi away? July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Who is 'Number two' in the Narendra Modi Government? The question remained unanswered even on Tuesday as none of the top leaders formally presided over the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, in the absence of the Prime Minister. A day before leaving for the BRICS summit held in Brazil, Modi...
  • BJP cornered as Vaidik meets 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Congress fumes July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday was cornered by the Congress over a meeting between senior journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan. Even though Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government had not authorised the meeting, the Congress was demanding more answers. Vaidik...
  • CBI to look into NDA meeting for VVIP chopper; may examine its own special Director July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After recording statements of three Governors in connection with the alleged bungling in purchase of VVIP helicopters, the focus of CBI's probe into the Rs 3,600 crore deal has shifted to meetings held in this connection in 2003 when the previous NDA regime was in power and it...
  • Obama invites PM Modi to Washington in September July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The first bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama is likely to take place in September. US Deputy Secretary of State William J Burns who met Modi on Friday in New Delhi extended Obama's invitation to the Prime Minister. US Secretary of State John...
  • State BJP Legislature Party to meet on July 11 July 9, 2014

    BJP Legislature Party will meet on July 11, before the commencement of the Budget Session in Rajasthan. The meeting to be chaired by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has been convened at 9.30 am on July 11, Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Rajendra Rathore said on Tuesday. He said all the BJP MLAs would be...
  • European Union to hold a high level meeting on Ukraine July 8, 2014

    Brussels: The European Union (EU) said on Monday the EU institutions, member states, the Ukrainian government and international donors will hold a high-level meeting on Tuesday here to discuss key priorities and support for Ukraine. "The EU has been providing wide-ranging political, financial and technical assistance to Ukraine's domestic reform process....
  • Air India management to meet pilots for unions' integration, salaries July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: National carrier Air India has called a meeting of its two pilot unions in New Delhi on Monday to discuss various issues, including integration of the unions and salaries, sources said on Sunday. The meeting assumes significance as it comes days before Air India formally gets inducted as the...
  • All-party meet held to ensure smooth functioning of Budget session July 5, 2014

    Delhi: Days ahead of the budget session, leaders from various political parties met for an all-party meeting in the Delhi on Saturday. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called for the meeting asking leaders to ensure the smooth functioning of Parliament during the Budget session. PM Narendra Modi was present along...
  • Overdrive: Meet The Neighbours June 29, 2014

    Overdrive in partnership with Nissan is set to embark on an epic drive called 'Meet The Neighbours', which as the name suggests intends to meet our neighbours. In this episode, we take you through Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. ...
  • Union Cabinet defers decision on gas pricing by three months June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of a hike in gas and kerosene prices, the Union Cabinet met on Wednesday and decided to defer the decision on gas pricing by three months. "Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has deferred the decision on gas pricing by three months," said Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan at...
  • Manufacturing, ease of doing business discussed in PM's meeting June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Steps to boost manufacturing and ease of doing business in India were discussed at a meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with officials of four ministries on Tuesday. Secretaries at departments of industry, heavy industry and public enterprises apprised Modi of various issues related to their sectors in...
  • Congress meets Delhi leaders, begins analysis of LS poll debacle June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Starting a soul-searching exercise following its worst-ever Lok Sabha poll result, an informal group of Congress leaders on Saturday met party leaders from Delhi to identify the reasons behind its whitewash by BJP in the seven parliamentary seats in the national capital. Veterans of Delhi Congress and former MPs...
  • Clashes at Congress workers meet June 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Two groups of Congress workers in West Bengal on Saturday clashed after one of them objected to the return of party veteran Somen Mitra from the Trinamool Congress. The incident took place at a meeting convened by WBPCC president Adhir Chowdhury after the party's dismal performance on both the...
  • Congress meeting on June 21 in Kozhikode June 19, 2014

    Kozhikode : A meeting of Congress leaders including those at the Panchayat, block and mandalam level in the five districts in northern Kerala, presided over by KPCC President V M Sudheeran, will be held here on June 21. Speaking to media persons here on Thursday, Kozhikode District Congress Committee, President...
  • UP CM Akhilesh Yadav likely to meet PM Modi today June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday in the national. The reason behind the meeting is unknown. Earlier, Chief Ministers of Odisha, Kerala and Tamil Nadu met Modi to congratulate him for his stunning victory and raised issues with him. Meanwhile,...
  • 'High pace' Indo-US engagements before Modi, Obama meet June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama in September, the two countries will engage in a series of "high-pace" engagements starting from a trilateral with Japan in the national capital on June 23 and 24. Apart from working on setting up dates...
  • PM Modi to go to Bhutan on June 15 for a 2-day visit June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit from June 15 to Bhutan, his first destination abroad after assuming office. Modi will be travelling to Bhutan and will hold talks on key bilateral and regional issues with the leadership of the Himalayan nation, top government sources...
  • US wants to work with India in fulfilling hopes of people: Nisha Biswal June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In the first high-level India-US interaction under the Narendra Modi government, US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal met with her counterpart at the Ministry of External Affairs on Monday. Biswal said, "The US is very excited about the future and the road ahead as the Modi government has...
  • China keen on working with the Narendra Modi government: MEA June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The three-hour long meeting between the Foreign Ministers of India and China in New Delhi was useful, cordial and productive, said Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin. Stating that it was a new productive beginning between the Indian and Chinese governments, Akbaruddin said that the latter supported...
  • Nitin Gadkari says he won't return to state politics June 8, 2014

    Nagpur: Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday ruled out the possibility of his return to Maharashtra politics in the wake of sudden demise of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde. "Initially I was not interested in central politics in Delhi, and now I am not interested...
  • No dates finalised yet for PM Modi's Washington visit: US June 14, 2014

    Washington: The US has said that no dates have been finalised yet for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Washington visit. "On Prime Minister Modi's possible travel to the United States nothing to announce on dates," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf told reporters. "As (US) President (Barack) Obama and Secretary (of...
  • Rift within AAP, Yogendra says party falling prey to personality cult June 6, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party is imploding with its top leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Yogendra Yadav fighting it out. While Yadav targeted Kejriwal in a letter virtually accusing him of dictatorship, Kejriwal loyalist Manish Sisodiya hit back. After a crucial PAC meeting on Friday, the leadership said all issues will be...
  • US looking forward to welcome Modi to Washington June 14, 2014

    Washington: The United States is looking forward to welcoming the new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Washington, but refrained from making any announcement on the possible trip in September. "We look forward to welcoming the prime minister to Washington, nothing to announce on timing at this point," the State Department...