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  • Centre rules out drought-like conditions, says no SOS from states Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amidst speculations of scanty rainfall across the country, the Centre has ruled out any possibility of a drought-like situation. With the MeT department predicting good rainfall in the days to come, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday assured that the state governments have adequate funds to handle...
  • Tomato prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg in Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: With prices sky rocketing, tomato dishes may not be the menu in many household across the country. The soaring price of tomato is the biggest concern of the common people across India. In the national capital, tomato prices have gone up from Rs 60 per kg to Rs 80...
  • Government discusses contingency plan to tackle possible drought July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: With the spectre of drought looming in several states, Lok Sabha on Tuesday discussed up a contingency plan for districts that could be the worst affected. Delay in onset of monsoon and its slow progress have led to late sowing of paddy, pulses, oilseeds and cotton, but the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Rs 3,117 crore deposited with SEBI: Sahara to SC June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sahara group on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating it has deposited Rs 3,117 crore so far with SEBI and that it is trying to raise more money to meet the condition of paying Rs 5,000 crore to get bail for its chief Subrata...
  • MPPEB scam: RSS feels the heat, Bhagwat calls up Chouhan June 28, 2014

    With the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam now casting a shadow over the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, its chief Mohan Bhagwat sent a senior functionary to the chief minister's house, early Saturday morning. The RSS chief also had telephonic discussions with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the latest developments. Sources say...
  • PM meets Finance, Agriculture, Food Ministers to discuss inflation June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called a meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan to discuss inflation. Sources say the agenda is to prepare the contingency plans in case of a monsoon deficit. The monsoon's progress has weakened,...
  • Political will could make Sushma's visit to Bangladesh historic: C Raja Mohan June 26, 2014

    As External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is in Bangladesh for her first stand-alone visit, emphasising the new government's foreign policy priorities are in its neighbourhood. Strategic Analyst C Raja Mohan said it's a great moment. "There is enough political will to advance it in a historic opportunity," he said. ...
  • Azam Khan tells UP BJP to ask Centre to ban meat export June 25, 2014

    UP Minister Azam Khan on Wednesday said problem of illegal slaughtering of lactating animals can be solved if the Centre brings a policy banning meat export. Khan, while replying to an adjournment notice moved by BJP legislators Laxmikant Bajpai and Radha Mohan Das in the state Assembly on slaughtering of lactating...
  • Veteran legislator Kodela elected Speaker of AP Assembly June 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Veteran legislator Kodela Sivaprasada Rao has been unanimously elected as the first Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh post bifurcation of the state. Pro-tem Speaker P Narayanaswamy Naidu today announced the election of Kodela amidst wide applause from House members. The pro-tem Speaker then ushered the new Speaker...
  • Agriculture Minister discusses EU mango ban issue with British High Commissioner June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan has raised the issue of the European Union's ban on mangoes with the British High Commissioner who met him on Tuesday. Sources say that Radha Mohan expressed serious concerns on being singled out in Asia. A high-powered team of scientific experts from the European...
  • Centre plans to turn eastern states into organic farming hub June 16, 2014

    The central government is planning to turn India's eastern states into an organic farming-hub, union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said in Patna on Monday. "Our priority is to develop Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal and eastern Uttar Pradesh into an organic farming hub for development of the region and to provide...
  • Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana to be launched: Radha Mohan Singh June 14, 2014

    To boost agricultural yield, the Union Agriculture Ministry is going to launch 'Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana' in the country. "The motive of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana will be to take irrigation water to each and every agricultural field in the country. Farm productivity could not be increased until water...
  • RSS chief praises Modi government, denies being 'a remote control' June 14, 2014

    Nagpur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday rejected the suggestion was the organisation exercised "remote control" over the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre and said that the Narendra Modi dispensation was initiating some good changes. "RSS is not a remote control... The change has brought new hopes from the government...
  • Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM today June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu who led his party to a thumping victory in the Assembly elections is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh along with his ministers in a grand function on Sunday evening. While the swearing-in of his Telangana counterpart was...
  • Jagan refuses to be part of Naidu's 'pompous' swearing-in ceremony June 7, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Flaying the "pomp and show" associated with the "coronation" of N Chandrababu Naidu, YSRC Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday said he does not want to be part of the "extravagant" swearing-in ceremony when Andhra Pradesh is in deep crisis. "On one hand Naidu has been seeking donations from the...
  • Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat escapes unhurt in road accident June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat escaped unhurt in a road accident on Wednesday. The saffron leader's convoy was hit by a car in Delhi Cantt area but he is reported to be safe. The accident took place near Parade Road at Delhi Canttt at around noon when he was on...
  • Sri Sri Ravishankar to be chief guest at RSS function May 30, 2014

    Nagpur: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar would be the chief guest at the concluding function of RSS's annual third year training camp, currently underway in Nagpur. RSS joint general secretary Krishna Gopal today told reporters that while Ravishankar would be the chief guest, the organisation's supremo Mohan Bhagwat would deliver the main...
  • Will enact bill for setting up central university at Motihari: Sushil Modi May 29, 2014

    The NDA government will soon enact a legislation for setting up a Central university at Motihari in Bihar, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said. Modi has spoken to HRD Minister Smriti Irani and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh who have assured him that the Bill on setting up the Central...
  • Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Om Mathur in the race for next BJP chief: Sources May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed, the Bharatiya Janata Party is considering the names of Amit Shah, JP Nadda and Om Mathur for the post of the party president. Early this morning, former BJP president and Home Minister Rajnath Singh met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to discuss the...
  • Rajnath meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to discuss next BJP chief May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, possibly to discuss the next Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president and the road ahead. Rajnath had to relinquish the post after he was appointed the Home Minister by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the first such meeting...
  • Five-term BJP MP Radha Mohan Singh finally gets his reward May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: An unsung worker of Jan Sangh and BJP all his life, veteran leader Radha Mohan Singh finally got his reward for his years of toil when he found a berth in the Narendra Modi government. Singh (64) started his career from Motihari in Bihar as an ABVP Nagar...
  • Sanju Samson, Abhishek Mohan selected for Emerging U-23 players India camp May 24, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala players Sanju Samson and Abhishek Mohan have been selected for the Emerging U-23 players India camp to be held from June 5 to 30. Abhishek Mohan is a right-arm fast bowler who became the highest wicket taker in India in the Under 25 C K Naidu trophy with 39...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leader shot dead in Badlapur May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: A Shiv Sena leader of the party's Badlapur unit was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in broad daylight on Friday. Mohan Raut, who is the Vice President of Shiv Sena unit in Badlapur was at his office in Katrap area when the gunmen attacked him. Four rounds of bullets were fired...
  • Thane: Shiv Sena corporator shot dead May 23, 2014

    Thane: A Shiv Sena corporator of Badlapur Municipal Council in Thane district was today shot dead by unidentified persons, police said. The assailants opened fire at Sena leader Mohan Raut at around 11.30 am in Apte Wadi locality of Thane's Badlapur township. Raut, in his late thirties, was rushed to Ulhasnagar Central...
  • Modi won't make visa issue an obstacle in Indo-US ties: C Raja Mohan May 21, 2014

    Foreign policy expert C Raja Mohan said that PM-designate Narendra Modi wanted to improve relations with the United States. "He is not going to make the visa issue a problem in the Indo-US relationship." In 2005, the US State Department had revoked a visa that Modi had for travelling to...
  • Jagan's offer of support to NDA a big 'joke', says TDP May 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Tuesday termed as a "joke of the millennium" the offer of "issue-based support" by YSR Congress to the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. TDP, a key ally of BJP and principal rival of YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh, sought to know what were...
  • YSR Congress to give issue-based support to Modi government: Jagan May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said his party will give issue-based support to the NDA government at the Centre. Accompanied by senior party leaders, Reddy met Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi and said, "Andhra Pradesh requires him (Modi)." Asked whether his party, which has won nine seats in...
  • Will give issue-based support to Narendra Modi: Jagan Mohan Reddy May 19, 2014

    Jagan Mohan Reddy, whose party YSR Congress fared badly in the general elections, has said that he will provide issue-based support to PM-elect Narendra Modi. ...
  • Crucial talks on between BJP leaders ahead of Parliamentary board meet May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A day ahead of the crucial BJP Parliamentary Board meeting, crucial talks are being held between party leaders. YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy will be meeting PM-elect Narendra Modi on Monday. The Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray is expected to meet Modi on Tuesday. After the Parliamentary Board meeting,...