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  • No question of a rethink on Land Acquisition Bill: Government 1 hour 59 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Stating that the NDA government would not do a rethink on the Land Acquisition Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said it is pro-development and in the interest of farmers and poor. "There is no question of the NDA government...
  • Centre may probe farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide, says Venkaiah Naidu 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu indicated on Sunday that the Centre may order a larger probe into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide after a getting the report of a preliminary Delhi Police inquiry. "People have raised doubts about farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide. His family wants an inquiry. So...
  • Live: Nothing more important than a human life, says Modi in Lok Sabha on farmer's suicide 3 days ago

    Farmer suicide issue rocks Parliament, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge alleges that politicians and police were bystanders to the incident. ...
  • BJP asks MPs to aggressively defend Land Ordinance, highlight Gujarat model 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday asked all its MPs to aggressively defend the Land Ordinance. In the BJP's Parliamentary Party meet, MPs were also told to highlight the Gujarat model while defending the Land Ordinance. The party discussed the strategy on the Land Ordinance, a day after Congress...
  • Land Acquisition Bill war hots up, Congress calls Modi government pro-rich, BJP hits back 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The second part of Parliament's Budget session got off to a stormy start with the Congress taking on the Narendra Modi government on Land Acquisition Bill. While Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the Narendra Modi government of being anti-farmers and pro-corporate, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Congress creating uproar as Rahul Gandhi is back, says Venkaiah Naidu 6 days ago

    Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu hit out at the Congress for disrupting Parliament. The Budget session resumed on Monday and the government tabled the Land Ordinance in Lok Sabha. Naidu said, "Congress is unnecessarily disrupting Parliament. Congress is creating ruckus just because Rahul Gandhi is back." ...
  • Watch: The XI Metropolls conference in Hyderabad 1 week ago

    The XI Metropolls conference in Hyderabad witnessed participation of more than 136 members from different cities of the world. The theme of the 4 day conference was 'Cities for All'. ...
  • Narendra Modi lists his government's initiative, says BJP believes in 'rashtra-neeti', not 'rajneeti' 1 week ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to counter the Congress Kisan rally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday listed out the initiative taken by his government since it came to power 11 months ago. Addressing Bharatiya Janata Party MPs at a one-day workshop, Modi said, "We believe in 'rashtra-neeti' and not...
  • Land Bill: Venkaiah Naidu appeals opposition parties not to 'mislead' people April 18, 2015

    The central government on Saturday said that it is open to discussion on the Land Bill. Addressing media, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that opposition parties should give their suggestions and not mislead people. ...
  • Government would protect interests of agriculture: M Venkaiah Naidu April 16, 2015

    Hyderabad: Dismissing the opposition's charge that the NDA government had adopted anti-farmer policies, BJP leader and Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the BJP-led government would not do anything that hurts the interests of agriculture. Addressing a meeting with farmers' associations in Hyderabad, he said the Land Acquisition Bill...
  • Andhra Pradesh government under fire for mass 'encounter' of red sanders smugglers April 8, 2015

    Hyderabad: Even though Andhra Pradesh government has ordered a magistrate inquiry into the encounter of 20 red sandalwood smugglers, protests continued in Tamil Nadu demanding independent probe and action against police personnel. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has also issued notice to AP government seeking a detailed report. However,...
  • Why Tamil Nadu government's decision to announce compensation to alleged 'smugglers' is wrong April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Tamil passions are running high after 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers were gunned down by neighbouring Andhra Pradesh police near Tirupati on Tuesday morning. According to Tamil Nadu government, 12 of the total 20 killed are from Tamil Nadu. A few hours after the alleged 'encounter' took place,...
  • Narendra Modi should clean the filth that comes from the mouth of his MPs: Shiv Sena April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi over controversial statements made by his parliamentarians, ally Shiv Sena said that in his clean India campaign, he should focus on cleaning the filth created by his MPs. "PM Modi must cleanse his party of members like Gandhi under his flagship Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan," Shiv...
  • MPs having conflict of interest should declare it: M Venkaiah Naidu April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid a raging debate over BJP MPs in tobacco trade on a panel looking into framing rules for the product, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday made it clear that anybody having conflict of interest is supposed to declare it as per rules. Accosted with a barrage...
  • After PM's intervention, Parliamentary panel to rethink on increasing pictorial warning on tobacco products April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened on the issue of conflict of interest on increasing pictorial warning on tobacco products, the Parliamentary panel will be meeting on Monday afternoon to rethink on the issue. On Sunday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu had summoned Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shyama...
  • Andhra Pradesh seeks Centre's help for construction of new capital April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over financial issues relating the state including new state capital and Polavaram multipurpose irrigation project. According to state representative K Ramamohan Rao, the Chief Minister sought support from Jaitley for construction of the...
  • BJP MP SC Gupta rejects reports of being summoned, says hasn't received any order April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Shyama Charan Gupta on Sunday rejected reports of being summoned by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on the issue of conflict of interest in the Parliamentary panel on increasing pictorial warning on tobacco products. The Allahabad MP said, "I have not received any order to...
  • BJP MP Shyama Charan Gupta summoned after PM intervenes in conflict of interest in parliamentary panel on tobacco April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday summoned Allahabad MP Shyama Charan Gupta, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi intervened on the issue of conflict of interest in the Parliamentary panel on increasing pictorial warning on tobacco products. Gupta has been asked to explain his remark where he...
  • PM Modi seeks report from Naidu on MPs with conflict of interest: Sources April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu to identify MPs on various panels with any conflict of interest and withdraw their nominations, sources said. A separate report will be submitted for Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha in this case. Modi is likely to go for...
  • Andhra Pradesh government approves Amaravathi as new capital April 1, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Government on Wednesday decided to name the new capital of the state which is coming up in Vijayawada-Guntur region as 'Amaravathi', after the ancient seat of power of the Satavahanas. The resolution to this effect was passed by the state cabinet which met under chief minister N...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM to lay foundation stone for Pattiseema project on Monday March 29, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will lay the foundation stone for Pattiseema lift irrigation project on Monday. "The project will solve water woes of the parched Rayalaseema region bringing respite for farmers. Over 3,000 tmc ft of flood water draining into the sea from Godavari will be...
  • Amaravathi likely to be the new capital of Andhra Pradesh: reports March 24, 2015

    Hyderabad: The N Chandrababu Naidu government is considering naming the new city Amaravathi as the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The new capital city is built between Vijayawada and Guntur. According to Indian Express, an official announcement is likely to be made shortly. The actual Amaravathi town is 35 kms away from...
  • Let there be a national debate on land bill: Venkaiah Naidu March 23, 2015

    Hyderabad: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asserted the Land Bill proposed by the NDA government is pro-farmer and will reduce poverty, even as he favoured a national debate on the legislation. "The proposed Land Bill is equally important to lift the farmers and rural areas to a new level...
  • Uproar in Lok Sabha over nun gangrape case, TMC blames BJP for communal clashes March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Demanding answers from the West Bengal government, leaders from various parties raked up the issue of nun gangrape case in Parliament on Tuesday. Trinamool Congress (TMC) accused the government of creating a communal atmoshphere in the country. The government also dismissed the allegation of accusing the Opposition of politicising...
  • Smart Cities project likely to be rolled out in April March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The much awaited Smart Cities project is likely to be rolled out next month as the extensive consultation process with all stakeholders has concluded. "We are close to launching the much awaited Smart Cities initiative on ground. Prolonged and extensive consultations on this new concept and initiative have...
  • Government agrees on sending bills on coal, minning to select panels March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday agreed to the opposition's demands of referring the Coal and Mines bill and the Mines and Minerals bill to separate Select Committees that will submit their recommendations by March 18. According to sources, leaders of various parties held a meeting with Leader of House and Finance...
  • Land Bill row: Government may move amendment on 'private entity' March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Facing fire from the opposition over amendments to the Land Bill, Government is learnt to have restricted the definition of a private body which acquires land for its projets. A day before The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill comes up...
  • Union Minister YS Chowdary meets Amit Shah over special package for Andhra Pradesh March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid reports of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu sulking over Centre's failure to fulfill promises to his state in the Union Budget, senior TDP leader and Union Minister YS Chowdary on Saturday met BJP president Amit Shah pressing for special package for the bifurcated state. According to...
  • Government faces embarrassment in Rajya Sabha; opposition amendment passed March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Government on Tuesday faced an embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha when an amendment moved by the opposition to the President's Address over corruption and black money was passed. The amendment was moved by CPI(M) members Sitaram Yechury and P Rajeeve and it was passed through Division of Votes after...
  • Rajnath Singh reiterates Centre's stand, dissociates from Mufti Sayeed's remarks on J&K March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said it did not endorse the controversial statement of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on the state Assembly polls, after a vociferous Opposition disrupted Lok Sabha proceedings seeking a clarification from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Responding to the Opposition demand, Home Minister...