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  • Five-party 'Progressive Forum' to take on Modi in Gujarat 01-04-2014 07:06 PM

    Janata Dal (United), Samajwadi Party (SP) and Left parties have come together in Gujarat to challenge BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on his home turf by forming a 'Progressive Forum', to contest elections from 11 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat. Gujarat units of the Janata Dal (United), Samajwadi Party,...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's milk industry 29-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the milk industry. ...
  • Answers for India's Progress: Solutions for printing industry 15-03-2014 04:21 PM

    In this episode of 'Answers for India's progress', we find how Siemens has not only provided technology but also measures for achieving printing efficiency. ...
  • Answers for India's progress: Siemens putting Gurgaon metro system on track 22-02-2014 12:25 PM

    Gurgaon is ultimate story of engineering behind the growth of India. Gurgaon is the city with third highest per capita in India. The millennium city is a hub of I-T sector. ...
  • Answers for India's progress: Siemens in energy and power sector 16-02-2014 11:33 PM

    In this episode of 'Answers for India's progress', we find how Siemens has not only provided technology but also infrastructure to address the increasing demand of power in the country. ...
  • No division in ruling coalition on amendment to Lokayukta: Bahuguna 18-11-2013 05:29 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday said there is no division within the ruling coalition in the state on amendment to the Lokayukta Act or its replacement with another effective anti-corruption law. "There is no contradiction within the coalition on amendment to the Lokayukta Act or its substitution with...
  • Maldives polls: Unexpected defeat for Nasheed, Yameen wins 16-11-2013 10:34 PM

    Abdulla Yameen, half-brother of former autocratic ruler Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, on Saturday, clinched an unexpected victory in the presidential run-off elections by defeating former President Mohamed Nasheed, who had led in two recent aborted polls. The winning candidate, a 54-year economist also known as Yameen Abdul Gayoom, contested as a...
  • BJP daydreams of coming to power, says Sonia Gandhi 15-11-2013 11:56 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying its leaders dream of coming to power even "during the day". "You must be knowing that BJP leaders nowadays dream of occupying the chair during the day also. They are so full of greed for the chair...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's printing industry 05-11-2013 05:38 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the printing industry. ...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's metallurgical industry 19-10-2013 07:47 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the metallurgical industry. ...
  • Watch: Solutions for India's healthcare sector 14-10-2013 10:46 AM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress and takes a look at the technologies used by India's best brands in the healthcare sector. ...
  • Telangana decision should have been taken earlier: BJP 03-10-2013 09:02 PM

    New Delhi:The BJP on Thursday said that the cabinet decision on formation of Telangana should have been taken earlier. Reacting to the cabinet decision, Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said the party had been supporting creation of separate state of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh. "The way Congress works, nobody...
  • Watch Answers for India's Progress 29-09-2013 07:40 PM

    Siemens presents Answers for India's progress traces back the journey that Siemens had embarked and how it first laid the foothold in India. ...
  • Mamata on fresh round of district tours with top officials 14-09-2013 06:41 PM

    Kolkata:After her partys massive win in the West Bengal panchayat poll, it is now back to the districts for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as she sets her eyes on next year's general elections. Banerjee is aiming for a large chunk of seats from the state in the Lok Sabha poll,...
  • Land bill to benefit country's farmers: PM 13-09-2013 06:37 PM

    New Delhi:Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the land acquisition bill passed by parliament will benefit thousands of farmers across the country. Addressing a group of farmers from Gujarat in New Delhi, Manmohan Singh said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has taken several measures to ensure farmers get...
  • Food Bill: UPA govt fulfilling promise it made in 2009, says Sonia 26-08-2013 06:07 PM

    Parliament is debating the United Progressive Alliance's flaghship scheme the Food Security Bill on Monday. The Congress has put its best foot forward to pilot what it thinks will be the game-changer in 2014. Party President Sonia Gandhi spoke on the Bill and said the UPA government was fulfilling a...
  • Food Bill likely to be passed in LS; Delhi, Haryana set to unveil it 20-08-2013 08:07 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress is hopeful that the United Progressive Alliance's flagship scheme Food Security Bill will be passed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The government has agreed to some amendments to win over key allies Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party. The government has already spoken to SP...
  • Designer of Soyuz-2 carrier rocket, Alexander Soldatenkov, dies at 86 13-08-2013 08:25 PM

    Moscow: According to reports by RIA Novosti, Alexander Soldatenkov, legendary designer of Russian carrier rockets, including the Soyuz-2, died at the age of 86. The news of his demise was given by the TsSKB-Progress State Research and Production Space Center, the space industry plant where he worked. Soldatenkov, who led...
  • Nitish Kumar greets people on Eid, prays for progress of Bihar 09-08-2013 02:10 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday visited several places to greet people on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr and prayed for the progress of the state. At a prayer at the Gandhi Maidan inPatna, the Chief Minister was given a skull cap which he wore and prayed for prosperity and...
  • Taiwan: Lawmakers exchange punches over nuclear plant bill 02-08-2013 05:32 PM

    Taipei: Taiwanese lawmakers have exchanged punches and thrown water at each other ahead of an expected vote authorizing a referendum on whether to go ahead with the construction of a fourth power plant. The fracas pitted the pro-referendum forces of President Ma Ying-jeou's ruling Nationalist Party against strongly anti-nuclear forces...
  • BJP rejects Planning Commission's poverty ratio claim 24-07-2013 10:28 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday slammed the UPA government's claim that India's poverty ratio has declined to 21.9 per cent in 2011-12 from 37.2 per cent in 2004-2005. The BJP accused the government of lowering the bar on the definition of poverty and attempting to mislead the...
  • PM intellectually dishonest, says BJP; India Inc seeks more reforms 19-07-2013 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday hit back at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for saying UPA has done better than the NDA. BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said the Prime Minister is being intellectually dishonest by making the comparison between the country's growth during the regime of the two...
  • Parliament's monsoon session from August 5 to August 30: Sources 15-07-2013 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: The monsoon session of Parliament will begin from August 5 and end on August 30, according to sources. This comes as the government is trying to get support and pass the Food Security ordinance as soon as possible. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on July 11 met...
  • Govt set to bite the bullet on Telangana, decision likely by July end 11-07-2013 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: The United Progressive Alliance is set to bite the bullet on Telangana statehood soon. The Congress Core group will meet on Friday and is likely to finalise its Telangana plan. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Congress is keen to announce a decision on Telangana before the Monsoon...
  • Monsoon Session likely to be delayed, may begin after August 15 11-07-2013 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Monsoon Session of Parliament is likely to delayed, according to sources. Sources say the session will begin after the Independence Day, i.e. August 15. Sources say the government wants to keep the Monsoon Session short and so it will begin only in the third week of August....
  • Has the economist Prime Minister failed the economy? 09-07-2013 11:35 PM

    A worried government has gone into damage control as the rupee depreciated and the current account deficit widened. ...
  • Government tries damage control as economy struggles; is it too late? 09-07-2013 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: A worried government has gone into damage control as the rupee depreciated and the current account deficit widened. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has now laid out a roadmap to boost manufacturing growth over next 12 months and Finance minister P Chidambaram has left for the US to reassure...
  • Government submits affidavit on CBI autonomy in Supreme Court 03-07-2013 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: The government has filed its 41-page affidavit on the autonomy of the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Supreme Court. The affidavit says that a collegium headed by the Prime Minister and also consisting the Chief Justice of India and the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok...
  • The Last Word: Has the Cabinet reshuffle failed to invigorate the govt? 18-06-2013 10:46 PM

    A new set of Cabinet ministers were sworn in on Monday evening at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. ...
  • People will again repose their faith in UPA, tweets PMO 17-06-2013 07:12 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said he is confident that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will get a third term. "I have always believed that we will have a third go as UPA and the people will again repose their faith in us," the Prime Minister said...