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  • Government ready for discussion on black money issue: Venkaiah Naidu Yesterday

    Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs M Venkaiah Naidu said that the government was ready to discuss black money issue after it was cornered by the opposition in the House over the issue. Naidu said, "Just learnt opposition wants to discuss black money issue. We are ready for discussion. The government...
  • Government prepared for discussion on black money: BJP Yesterday

    New Delhi: Facing opposition flak on the issue of black money, BJP on Tuesday sought to wriggle out of the situation by saying that it was ready for a discussion on it. "We are committed and sincere to bring back black money from abroad. Government is fully prepared for a discussion...
  • Centre rejects Lalu's plea for further stay on eviction notice Yesterday

    New Delhi: Government has rejected former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad's request for further extension of his stay at the official bungalow at Tughlaq Road in Lutyen's zone. "Lalu has been already served eviction notice after his extended stay in the Type VIII Tughlaq Road bungalow expired on October 31," said...
  • PM Narendra Modi condoles Murli Deora's demise 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of senior Congress leader Murli Deora and said his warm nature made him popular across party lines. "Just yesterday I had spoken to Shri Murli Deora's family & asked about his health. Very sad to hear the unfortunate news today,"...
  • Winter session to begin today, Insurance Bill, GST Act high on agenda 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The winter session of Parliament is scheduled to begin on Monday. The government will be keen on getting parliamentary approval for the recent ordinances that were promulgated, especially the coal mines special provisions ordinance. The new law will set in motion the process of auctioning coal blocks in line...
  • Centre convenes all-party meet, seeks views on UPSC's CSAT 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Government on Sunday held an all-party meeting and asked leaders to give their views in a fortnight on the contentious Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), in a move to ward-off any renewed disruption in Parliament over the UPSC exam row. "We have decided to seek the views of...
  • Trinamool Congress ups the ante, decides to skip another all-party meet called by Venkaiah Naidu 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A day before the winter session of Parliament, the Trinamool Congress has upped the ante as it has decided to skip the all-party meet called by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday. The TMC will skip another all-party meeting called by MoS Personnel on the UPSC language...
  • PM Narendra Modi neither sleeps nor allows us to sleep, says Venkaiah Naidu November 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's style of functioning, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the leader neither sleeps nor allows his Cabinet colleagues to do so. "I was telling in the morning our Prime Minister does not sleep and does not allow others to sleep," the Union Urban...
  • National housing scheme named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel November 13, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu announced that the central government has prepared a blueprint for the new urban housing scheme, to be called 'Sardar Patel National Housing Mission'. "Our PM Narendra Modi gave us a target to provide houses to all the citizens by 2022. I...
  • Substantial legislations in Parliament session: Venkaiah Naidu November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said substantial legislative proposals would be taken up in the coming parliament session and expressed hope that it would be constructive for both ruling and opposition parties. The winter session of parliament is scheduled to be held from November 24-December...
  • YS Chowdary's proximity to Chandrababu Naidu earns him a reward November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Industrialist-turned-politician Yalamanchili Satyanarayana alias 'Sujana' Chowdary's proximity to Chandrababu Naidu during the Telugu Desam Party chief's stint as Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh in the mid-1990s has earned him a berth in the Union Council of Ministers. One of the main fund-raisers of TDP, 53-year-old Chowdary rose in...
  • BJP ally TDP likely to get another berth in Union Cabinet as Modi speaks to Naidu on nominees November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party ally Telugu Desam Party is likely to get a berth in the Narendra Modi Cabinet, say sources. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly called up TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu on Friday evening and asked him to nominate a party leader for the Union Cabinet. Naidu has proposed the...
  • Urban housing deficit more than 18 million, says Venkaiah Naidu November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India has been assessed to have a deficit of about 18.78 million housing units in urban areas, and more than 95 per cent of the same pertain to economically weaker sections and low income groups of the society, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said. In this...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to hold protests against TDP government on Wednesday November 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will hold state-wide dharnas on Wednesday against the TDP government for its alleged non-implementation of poll promise such as loan waiver for farmers and self-help groups, party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy said on Tuesday. "We will undertake dharnas in all 663 mandals in the state against Chandrababu...
  • AP to take its complaints against Telangana to Centre November 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will visit New Delhi on November 6 and 7 with a report listing "violation" of the AP Reorganisation Act and other laws by the Telangana Government. The Chief Minister will submit the report to the Union Ministers concerned while Chief Secretary I Y...
  • Identify locations for processing solid waste in 15 days: Venkaiah Naidu November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that the identification of locations for processing solid waste should be done by all the municipal corporations in consultation with the DDA within next 15 days. Reviewing implementation of the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' in the national capital here, he directed...
  • Venkaiah Naidu suggests strategy to implement Clean India drive November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for sustained campaign, voluntary participation and the role of NGO's and private sectors for effective implementation of Clean India Campaign. "Sustained campaign - continue the chain of nine; focus more on behavioural change - encourage voluntary public participation; and to...
  • Government extends the 14th Finance Commission's term by two months November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Government has extended the term of the 14th Finance Commission by two months to December 31. "The proposal of extension of time period by two months for submission of report by the Fourteenth Finance Commission has been considered and approved by the Cabinet," an official release said. The...
  • Watch: Venkaiah Naidu puts on his jogging shoes for 'Run for Untiy' October 31, 2014

    Union minister for urban development and Parliamentary affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Friday took part in the Run for Unity organised To commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's legacy. Naidu said, "I am feeling very glad. I always felt history was unkind to Sardar Patel. We decided to mark this as Rashtriya Ekta...
  • Those making noise on black money are shielding a/c holders, says Venkaiah Naidu October 30, 2014

    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...
  • TDP, TRS take their war to Facebook October 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The bitterness between the Andhra and Telangana state political parties TDP and TRS has gone to new level. Telugu Desam Party's official Facebook page has put up a post that mocks the newly formed state of Telangana. The TDP takes a dig at TRS government in Telangana claiming that...
  • Narendra Modi lauds Mary Kom for 'Swachh Bharat' effort October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday praised boxing icon M.C. Mary Kom and union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu for their effort towards 'Swachh Bharat Mission'. "Swachh Bharat Mission will get a great impetus by Mary Kom joining the mission in Imphal," Modi said in a tweet. Sharing news...
  • Venkaiah Naidu picks up the broom to clean cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam October 24, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat or Clean India campaign, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu picked up the broom in the cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam on Friday. Naidu and his team cleaned up the beaches in Visakhapatnam which saw heavy destruction due to cyclone Hudhud. "People should voluntarily join the mission,...
  • Visakhapatnam: Venkaiah Naidu to adopt cyclone hit Chepalupada village October 23, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has decided to adopt a cyclone-affected village in Andhra Pradesh. The Union Minister on Thursday announced that he and his family members will adopt Chepalupada village and undertake rebuilding work. Venkiah Naidu said they were ready to spend any amount of money required for reconstruction...
  • Japan keen to develop Andhra Pradesh's capital city October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Japan is keen to develop various projects in Andhra Pradesh, including state capital in Vijayawada-Guntur region as a smart city and three power plants of 10,000 Megawatts. A high-level Japanese delegation on Wednesday met Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here and expressed willingness to transfer high-technology in agriculture and food...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM Naidu criticises Telangana's TRS government for power crisis October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said that he was ready for an open discussion about the prevailing power crisis in the new Telangana state even as he criticised the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) government for creating a controversy over every issue. "Telangana state is unable...
  • Telangana: TRS, TDP workers clash over sharing of water, electricity October 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samiti and Telugu Desam Party workers clashed in Nalgonda district on Wednesday as the row over sharing of water and electricity between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh took a violent turn. Tension prevailed in Nalgonda district as police arrested top leaders of opposition TDP during a shutdown called by...
  • Centre will work shoulder-to-shoulder with new Haryana government: Naidu October 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the Centre would work shoulder-to-shoulder with the next government in Haryana to put the state on the path of progress. "I want to thank the people of Haryana for giving full majority to BJP. In Maharashtra and Haryana, people supported us because people...
  • Hudhud: Enumeration of damages begins in cyclone-hit Vizag October 21, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: With essential services being largely restored in Visakhapatnam, battered by cyclone Hudhud recently, the exercise of assessing damages caused by the calamity has begun. Visakhapatnam district Collector N Yuvraj said the process of enumeration of damages caused to agriculture has begun with the survey teams visiting the villages. He...
  • Khattar will take oath as Haryana CM on Sunday: Venkaiah Naidu October 21, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Venkaiah Naidu said that the Governor had invited Manohar Lal Khattar on 26th of October to take oath as the new Chief Minister of Haryana. ...