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  • Deregulated diesel will have cascading effect on inflation: CPI 3 days ago

    New Delhi: CPI on Saturday attacked the government for deregulating diesel prices, saying the move would have a cascading effect on the overall inflation as the immediate reduction in prices due to a fall in global crude price levels may not remain for long. "In the long term, the deregulation of...
  • Govenment approach on black money not adventurist, says Arun Jaitley 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Rejecting the charge that NDA has done a U-turn on disclosure of names of black money holders, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the government will not be pushed into an act of adventurism and jeopardise the chances of getting cooperation of other countries in future....
  • Black money: Refusal to declare names of account holders disillusions BJP supporters 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government's promise to bring back black money stashed abroad, is now veering uncomfortably close to the UPA government's line. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Friday that it cannot disclose details given by countries with which India has a double taxation avoidance agreement. Finance...
  • Black money: Congress demands apology as Centre refuses to declare names of account holders 5 days ago

    New Delhi: With the Centre announcing its apprehensions regarding declaring names of people having black money stashed away in foreign banks, Congress on Friday launched a scathing attack on the BJP-led coalition. "Declare black money account holders or apologize to Congress for previous attacks," Congress leader and former External Affairs Minister...
  • MGNREGA much exploited, will go ahead with tweak: Government 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Amidst opposition in several quarters to its plan to tweak the rural job scheme, NDA government on Thursday asserted that it would go ahead with MGNREGA reforms as it charged that the flagship programme of the previous UPA regime "was allowed to be exploited for purely partisan purposes."...
  • Canada offers to partner India in 'housing for all' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Canada on Wednesday expressed interest in participating in India's ambitious programmes of 'Housing for All' and building 100 'smart cities' and offered its technology in this regard. The offer was made by visiting Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast during his meeting with Urban Development and Housing and...
  • Amit Shah responds to Congress, says will give account of our work at next elections October 9, 2014

    Rajura: Responding to Congress' demand to give account of the work done by the Narendra Modi government so far, the BJP on Thursday will do so in the next elections. "Soniaji, people have given us power for 60 months. When we go to the people in the next elections, we will...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP, Shiv Sena would not have split if Balasaheb was alive, says Rajnath Singh October 9, 2014

    Mandrup: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance would not have broken had Bal Thackeray been alive. "We have great respect for Bala Saheb Thackeray. If he were alive, the alliance between Sena-BJP would not have broken," he said. Addressing a poll rally for the...
  • Maharashtra polls: Sharad Pawar wanted to join NDA before 2014 LS polls, says Raj Thackeray October 8, 2014

    Thane: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday alleged that NCP president and former union minister Sharad Pawar was planning to join the BJP-led NDA alliance before this year's Lok Sabha elections. "Pawar was going to join NDA, but some people in BJP did not let...
  • Centre planning one more tool room; 40 skill development centres in MP October 8, 2014

    Indore: Union Micro, Small, and Medium Industries Minister Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday assured Centre's full cooperation to the Madhya Pradesh government for developing industries besides announcing the setting up of an additional tool room and 40 special skill development centres in the state. Addressing the Global Investors Summit here in a...
  • Greenpeace hopes for draft plan to protect wildlife, forests October 7, 2014

    Raipur: Greenpeace India expressed hopes on Tuesday that the central government would draft a comprehensive plan to protect wildlife and dense forests from mining, while auctioning new blocks in future, after the recent Supreme Court decision to cancel coal blocks across several states. "We hope that the new government at...
  • What did Congress do in 60 years to bring back black money, asks Venkaiah Naidu October 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Taking exception to Congress president Sonia Gandhi's reported attack on NDA government on the issue of black money, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu asked what her party did on the matter when it was in power. "I am putting a straight question to the Congress president. If it is...
  • Sena MP Anant Geete not to resign from Modi Cabinet, says alliance still intact at Centre October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Anant Geete, Shiv Sena's lone member in the Union Cabinet, on Wednesday said he will not resign as Heavy Industries Minister after his party decided to continue in NDA despite parting ways with the BJP for Maharashtra Assembly elections. Asked whether he will resign, Geete said, "Certainly not". "It (the...
  • Decision on continuing in NDA after talks with PM, says Uddhav Thackeray September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will take a decision on whether to withdraw from the NDA after holding discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, its chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday, indicating that the party may continue in the Centre's ruling coalition despite parting ways with BJP in Maharashtra. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 29, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Washington DC. ...
  • News 360: PM Narendra Modi meets America Inc, says India wants change September 29, 2014

    After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. ...
  • No decision yet on Anant Geete's continuation in Cabinet: Rajnath Singh September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: No decision has been taken on whether or not Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete will continue in the Union Cabinet after his party Shiv Sena snapped ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party, Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "The party has to take a...
  • Centre relooking UPA's airport privatisation plan September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With airlines complaining of high airport charges in the country, the government is having a relook at the process of privatisation of six major airports started by the previous UPA dispensation. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju has suggested fresh broad-based consultations between the Centre and states and with...
  • Rajnath Singh made incharge of government, Cabinet, in absence of PM Narendra Modi September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be in charge of the government when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is away on his US visit, the Cabinet Secretariat confirmed on Friday. The Secretariat notified that in the absence of the Prime Minister, Singh will be in charge of the government and the...
  • Pak says no meeting between Sharif, Modi in US until Indian government initiate talks September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is all set to address the United Nations General Assembly on Friday. Sharif is expected to rake up the issue of Kashmir in his address but he will not meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit. Islamabad has said that any effort...
  • Supreme Court declares Centre's move to set up National Tax Tribunal as unconstitutional September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday declared as unconstitutional the National Tax Tribunal Act under which a tribunal was set up to decide tax-related cases by taking away jurisdiction of high courts in such matters. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice RM Lodha said that the Act passed...
  • Modi government very decisive, will change system, says Sukhbir Badal September 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: The 'decisiveness' in decisionmaking and 'cutting redtapism' of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre will change the country's governance system, Punjab's powerful deputy chief minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal, feels. "He is moving in the right direction. He has shown twothree things decisiveness and cutting off redtapism in decision...
  • J&K floods: UPSC shifts NDA, NA exam centre from Srinagar to Jammu September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: All candidates who had opted for Srinagar centre to appear in the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) examination will now have to take the test from Jammu, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said. The NDA and NA Examination (II) is scheduled to be held on...
  • Centre seeks consensus for changes in Land Acquisition Act September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The central government on Monday sought "consensus" to bring changes in the Land Acquisition Act to make it more investorfriendly but said it was not happening due to the "contradictory views" within political parties which are wanting changes in the legislation. Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari also hit out...
  • MNREGA may be restricted only to tribal, backward districts September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Monday indicated that it may restrict the rural job scheme MNREGA only to tribal and backward districts of the country. Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the MNREGA guaranteeing up to 100 days of unskilled work in a year to every rural household is not...
  • Have sent RO plants to Jammu and Kashmir, says Nitin Gadkari September 15, 2014

    As the flood waters recede in Jammu and Kashmir, locals are now facing civic problems. Srinagar is battling fuel and water shortages, defunct ATM machines and scanty medical supplies. ...
  • Sheila Dikshit slams NDA for nudging UPAappointed governors to quit September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Attacking the NDA government for "forcing" UPAappointed governors to quit, former Kerala Governor and threetime Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said that the new dispensation targeted the holders of the constitutional office "selectively" and "humiliated" them which does not auger well for democracy. 76yearold Dikshit, who was...
  • NDA allies PMK, MDMK ask Centre to withdraw circular on Hindi September 14, 2014

    Chennai: PMK and MDMK, constituents of BJPled NDA, on Sunday protested against a Home Ministry circular to varsities that Hindi be taught along with English as a primary language, calling it another attempt to "impose" Hindi and sought its immediate withdrawal. PMK founder S Ramadoss and MDMK chief Vaiko, both BJP's...
  • Uma Bharti launches web portal on Ganga rejuvenation plan September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of its efforts to make the Ganga rejuvenation programme a mass movement, the Ministry of Water Resource launched a web portal to connect with the public on the ambitious project of the NDA Government. The bilingual website has a provision to receive feedback from the public,...