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  • No information on cost of Narendra Modi's wardrobe: PMO 1 hour 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office said it has no information about the cost incurred on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wardrobe. Replying to a query under the Right to Information Act, the Prime Minister's Office said it had no record of the information sought by applicant Rohit Kumar. "It is your contention...
  • Narendra Modi to address BJP MPs on government's welfare schemes today 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday address a workshop of Bharatiya Janata Party MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides...
  • Rahul back in action, Congress leaders switch sides, Kisan rally's success to decide the fate of many 2 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Sensing a major revamp in the Congress party, several leaders have now switched sides to be on the right side of party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. From defending his long leave to vouching his name for the party president's post, everyone wants to be in his good books. Rahul,...
  • Public consultation for Delhi Budget to begin on Sunday 11 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Government will start its participatory budgeting exercise on Sunday in the Patparganj Assembly constituency of East Delhi and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will chair the event. The first round of budget consultation with public will be held in Patparganj, the Assembly constituency of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia....
  • As Congress ups the ante, Modi to address BJP MPs on Government's welfare schemes 11 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address a workshop of BJP MPs on how to take the government's "pro-poor" initiatives to the people and counter Congress's mounting attack on the Centre over the land bill which the opposition claims to be "anti-farmer". The one-day workshop coincides with the...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets farmers in Delhi 12 hours 59 minutes ago

    After missing the crucial debates on the Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi finally reached out to farmers. Rahul on Saturday met farmers from different states at his residence. ...
  • PM Modi's Toronto remarks aimed at assuring industries: Devendra Fadnavis 13 hours 2 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday sought to clarify Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks in Toronto in which he has blamed the erstwhile government for leaving a "mess" behind, saying the statement was meant only to assure industries of "hassle-free" environment in the country. "Firstly, he (Modi) never said...
  • Delhi: First arrests carried out on anti-graft helpline complaint 13 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Three persons including a government official, were on Saturday taken into custody for allegedly taking bribe by the Anti-Corruption-Branch (ACB), the first arrests related to any complaint made on the newly launched anti-graft helpline in Delhi. According to ACB, a complaint was lodged by a caller on Delhi government's...
  • Land Bill classroom: Experts talk about points of debate and controversy 13 hours 21 minutes ago

    Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, experts talk about the points of conflict regarding the issue. ...
  • I am a hard nut to crack: Smriti Irani 13 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: "I am a hard nut to crack," says HRD Minister Smriti Irani who also asserts that she is "too fat" to be cut to size. The 39-year-old minister, who is in the eye of many a controversy including being accused of saffronising education, dismisses sugestions that she was getting...
  • Pakistan always fish in troubled waters in Jammu and Kashmir: Jitendra Singh 14 hours 25 minutes ago

    Katra: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday said that Pakistan is always expected to fish in troubled waters in Jammu and Kashmir. "As far as the Pakistan is concerned, it is always expected to fish in troubled waters (in Jammu and Kashmir)," Singh said in Katra. He was replying to a question...
  • Omar Abdullah condemns killing of youngster in Budgam 14 hours 36 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday condemned the killing of a youngster in central Kashmir Budgam district, demanding responsibility be fixed immediately and the guilty punished. "I strongly condemn the killing of 15-year-old Suhail Ahmed in an incident of firing on unarmed protesters by paramilitary forces...
  • Delhi CM Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia appear in court in a defamation case 15 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Saturday appeared before a court in New Delhi in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by former union minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit Sibal. Kejriwal, Sisodia, noted advocate Prashant Bhushan and Shazia Ilmi, who has...
  • Congress activists hold protest against Jammu and Kashmir government, Centre 15 hours 26 minutes ago

    Jammu: Several activists of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Congress on Saturday held a protest on Jammu against the state government and the Centre, alleging that both the Central and Mufti Sayeed governments have been supporting anti-national forces in the state. "The NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the...
  • 60 per cent voting amid violence in Kolkata civic polls 15 hours 34 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Amid claims of widespread violence by the opposition and rebuttal by West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, polling for the 144-ward Kolkata Municipal Corporation on Saturday witnessed around 60 per cent turnout at the close of voting. Calling the polls a "farce", the Communist Party of India-Marxist led Left Front, the...
  • Lok Janshakti Party leader faces case for vulgar pictures of Smriti Irani 16 hours 3 minutes ago

    Patna: A case was lodged against a Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader in Bihar's Samastipur district on Saturday for allegedly circulating vulgar pictures of union Minister Smriti Irani on WhatsApp messenger. "An FIR was lodged with us (over vulgar pictures of Irani) and it made LJP leader Umashankar Mishra as the...
  • Srinagar: PDP expresses grief over death of youngster in Budgam 16 hours 17 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday expressed grief over the death of a youngster in security forces firing in Budgam district and appealed to the forces to follow standard operating procedure. "Bullets are no answer to stones and it is high time for the forces to...
  • Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab to attend Congress rally in Delhi 16 hours 21 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab will participate in Congress's farmers rally in Delhi on Sunday against the Centre's land acquisition bill. "Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab will join the Kisan rally in national capital tomorrow," Punjab Congress Chief Partap Singh Bajwa said in Chandigarh on Saturday. As many as 300 buses...
  • Why #ZameenWapsi could well lead to #CongressWapsi 16 hours 25 minutes ago

    After the 16th of May 2014, the BJP with its massive tally of 282 seats, have been betraying a sense of confidence, sometimes even trespassing the fine line that separates confidence from arrogance. Even the drubbing received in the Delhi elections, hadn't dented their spirit. But lately it seems,...
  • Congress launches website zameenwapsi.com to counter BJP's claims about Land Acquisition Bill 16 hours 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Congress on Saturday launched a website 'zameenwapsi.com' to counter Bharatiya Janata Party's claims regarding the proposedjxc legislation. The website will have all the information regarding Land Bill 2013 version piloted by the Congress and the 2015 one which the BJP-led NDA...
  • Gujarat's mandatory voting law is unconstitutional: Congress 17 hours 38 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Opposition Congress has written to the Gujarat government-appointed committee that the state law providing for mandatory voting is unconstitutional and unclear, and it should not be enforced. Governor OP Kohli gave assent to the Gujarat Local Authorities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2009 in November 2014. It makes it mandatory to vote...
  • Land Bill: Venkaiah Naidu appeals opposition parties not to 'mislead' people 17 hours 46 minutes ago

    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. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi assured farmers to take up the issue of compensation: Congress 17 hours 57 minutes ago

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, "Rahul will go across the country, will raise the issue inside the Parliament." ...
  • Yogendra Yadav hits back at AAP, calls show cause notice a 'joke' 20 hours 36 minutes ago

    Aam Aadmi Party rebel leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday reacted to the show-cause notice issued to him by his party and called it a joke. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi meets farmers ahead of Kisan rally against Land Bill 22 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Making his first public appearance after a nearly two-month long sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday met with farmer groups at his residence in New Delhi. The meeting has been called to chalk out party's strategy against land acquisition bill before Parliament resumes next week. This...
  • Rahul Gandhi to meet farmers today over Land Bill after his 56-day long sabbatical Yesterday

    New Delhi: After returning from his 56-day leave of absence, Rahul Gandhi will be meeting delegations of farmers from different states on Saturday and hear their views on the changes being brought in the UPA's land law by the Narendra Modi government. Sources said Gandhi accompanied by some senior Congress leaders...
  • Yogendra Yadav reacts to AAP's show-cause notice against him, calls it a joke Yesterday

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party rebel leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday reacted to the show-cause notice issued to him by his party on Friday and called it a joke. "That's a joke, I thought. Last evening, I had spoken to Mr Waghela, the Chair of Disciplinary Committee. He said he was...
  • India will be the global workforce hub in a few years: PM Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked the Canadian leadership and locals for the rousing reception he recieved in Canada. "Whatever resources India needs can be found in Canada. Canada joined in the celebrations when BJP came to power. Youth of India is it's biggest strength," said PM Modi in his speech. ...
  • Is the PDP government serious in dealing with separatists? Yesterday

    Rubbishing allegations that the Jammu and Kashmir government arrested separatist leader Masarat Alam following the Centre's pressure, Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson Waheed Para called the police action a procedural decision. ...
  • AAP issues show-cause notices to rebels, seeks response in 2 days Yesterday

    New Delhi: AAP on Friday issued show-cause notices to rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav for for alleged anti-party activities, taking final steps towards their expulsion, even as Yadav questioned the move saying it was against the principle of natural justice. AAP spokesperson Deepak Bajpai said separate notices have been...

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No information on cost of Narendra Modi's wardrobe: PMO

"Given that where no records are available and existing with regard to the matter in hand in office, to contend that PMO should provide the information is not correct," PMO said.