BJP govt in Rajasthan scraps Modi critic's nomination to cultural panel

The Vasundhara Raje government had nominated the controversial sculptor as a member of the Governing Board of Jaipur's Jawahar Kala Kendra.

Lalu Prasad calls beef eating people uncultured

Lalu Prasad Yadav passes a controversial statement on the beef ban issue. He calls beef eating people uncultured. He also accuses BJP government on Bisada murder case.

UP beef lynching: Azam Khan blames Modi govt for the incident

Three days after a 50-year-old man was lynched for sacrificing a cow in a Greater Noida village, Uttar Pradesh's Urban Development Minister Azam Khan on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the incident.

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Temple relocation call: Rajasthan govt trying to reach consensus with RSS

The BJP government in Rajasthan is trying to work out a consensus with RSS after it called for a 'Chakka Jam' protest here over its demand for the relocation of the temples which were shifted due to Metro rail work.

Hamid Ansari not invited to yoga day, an insult or protocol? - Part II

With the grand and successful celebrations of the Yoga Day, India predominantly showed the world, that it holds the strength to conduct an international event.

In one year concrete progress made in ties with India: US

Concrete progress has been made in India-US relationship in the first year of the BJP-led government, the US today said, noting that President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have set an ambitious agenda for the same.

India tipped to overtake China in Modi's first year despite sluggish feel

When India releases gross domestic product data on Friday that is expected to show the economy growing faster than China for a second consecutive quarter, sceptics could be forgiven for asking: Why does it feel so slow?

Will build Ram Temple in Ayodhya without political help: Hindu religious leaders
Will build Ram Temple in Ayodhya without political help: Hindu religious leaders

Taking a dig at the BJP government, Hindu religious leaders Tuesday said they will construct Ram temple at the "Lord's birthplace" in Ayodhya without any political assistance if the Supreme Court gives order in their favour.

Weeding out graft biggest achievement of Modi Govt: Jaitley

With the first anniversary of the Narendra Modi government approaching, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said weeding out corruption has been one of the biggest achievements of the BJP-led dispensation.

Indian govt rejects US report on religious tolerance

In a sharp rejoinder to the US government panel report on religious freedom, the Ministry of External Affairs has brushed aside the concerns raised over the plight of the country's minority communities, saying the report was based on “limited understanding of India”.

India stands with Nepal during this difficult time: Rajnath Singh

India shares cultural relations with neighbouring country Nepal, so making all possible efforts, assures India's Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Baba Ramdev says no to 'Cabinet rank' in Haryana
Baba Ramdev says no to 'Cabinet rank' in Haryana

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, who was to be officially accorded the Cabinet minister status on Tuesday by the BJP government in Haryana, has declined the offer.

Attack on religious places has dented Modi govt's image, won't be tolerated: Naqvi

Agreeing that the recent attacks on religious places has "dented" the Narendra Modi government's image, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said these were "unacceptable" and the government follows a "zero tolerance" policy against those disturbing communal harmony in the country.

Ashok Khemka's transfer: No country for honest officers?-Part 2

IAS officer Ashok Khemka was once again transferred to an inconsequential posting by the BJP government in Haryana. This is Khemka's 45th transfer in 24 years Is this the fate of honest officers in India?

DNA: Snooping on Rahul Gandhi or a mere 'transparent profiling'?

As the Congress gets ready to rake up Rahul Gandhi snooping issue in Parliament on Monday, party leader Manish Tewari has hit out at the Modi government and dubbed it as a ‘colonial government’.

Haryana Govt project to help increase yield of cows

 The BJP government in Haryana has readied a special project which aims to upgrade low yielding indigenous cattle into high yielding cows of native breeds through selective breeding.

NITI Aayog critics ignorant of facts, says Sitharaman

"With the new set of changes, the state governments no longer need to have a begging attitude and instead take independent steps for development," said Sitharaman at an event late Saturday.

Conspiracy toppled the BJP govt in Jharkhand: Munda

Ormanjhi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Thursday said there was a 'conspiracy' behind toppling the previous BJP-led government.

Congress challenges constitutional validity of Fadnavis government

The Congress' Maharashtra unit Wednesday moved Bombay High Court challenging the constitutional validity of the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government and seeking its dismissal.