Anna Hazare`s advice to Arvind Kejriwal - don`t contest Lok Sabha polls

Even as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) prepares to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, noted social crusader Anna Hazare has advised Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to stay away from it and instead focus on providing good governance to people in his state.

BJP will get handsome victory: Dr Harsh Vardhan

In an exclusive interview to Zee Media, Harsh Vardhan believes BJP is the only option for Delhities to get respite from Congress.

We go with the confidence that Congress will win the election: Sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit said that she is not “very stressed” regarding the upcoming assembly elections.

Institutions must learn to cooperate not confront: Quraishi

Saluting daring bureaucrats like Durga Shakti Nagpal, SY Quraishi, former secretary in the ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and former CBI director, Joginder shared the view that ups and downs are part of any bureaucrat’s life and a civil servant must in all situations resist political intervention.

‘Need of the hour is to bring in more transparency in the administrative system’

Speaking on Zee Media, youth Congress leader representing Kaithal constituency, Randeep Singh Surjewala, says India is facing crisis of trust deficit.

Raman Singh’s largesse benefitting only industries at the cost of the poor: Ajit Jogi

All claims about Chhattisgarh’s development under Raman Singh-led BJP government are over-hyped, claimed Ajit Jogi in an interview to Zee Media.

Top ex-bureaucrats blame political class for poor governance

At a time when nexus between bureaucrats and politicians is being seen as the main factor for widespread corruption in country, top ex-bureaucrats lamented political interference in system.

BJP claims to cool onion prices in two weeks!

At a time when vegetable prices, especially that of onions have hit the roof, India’s mainstream political parties are busy in a blame-game. The common man has little to choose from in term of solutions from politicos who appeared primarily preoccupied in onion politics.

Politicians in MP have become commission agents: Jyotiraditya Scindia

India needs a leader like Rahul Gandhi who is selfless and cares about the poor and women, declared Jyotiraditya Scindia.

We do not disrupt, we debate: Shahnawaz Hussain

Shahnawaz Hussain, former union minister and national spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has vehemently opposed the perception that opposition disrupts the parliament.

Shivraj Chouhan goes all out to praise Modi, calls him ‘Adhbhut’

Shivraj Singh Chouhan has set aside any speculation about him being in the race for the top slot.

Universal education for girls, still a dream!

Gender disparities in education at all levels continue to hover around even after 66 years of independence.

Suicide a curse of the educated in India

It is often believed that education is the key to happiness and prosperity in everyone’s life.

A lot remains to be done in improving enrolment ratio for tertiary education

In a country where the average enrolment ratio for primary education is as high as 97 per cent, tertiary enrolment ratio remains dismal.

Third Front a myth; a dark horse can’t be ruled out in 2014: Ajit Singh

Ajit Singh has an uncanny knack of sensing opportunities in politics. No wonder, the US-educated Jat and self-proclaimed kisan leader has aligned with coalitions of all hues. While speaking on Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, Singh talked about politics, Muzaffarnagar riots, society, economy and youth. This time he is sensing a dark horse to take charge in 2014.

Need to tackle education woes at societal level: Abhishek Mishra

Speaking on Zee Media`s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata`s `Yuva Mange More` show, a progressive face of Samajwadi Party (SP), Abhishek Mishra says India’s education system is reeling under many problems. There is a lot of work still to be done at multiple levels to improve the education system.

Privatisation isn’t the solution for India’s education woes: Subhashini Ali

Speaking on Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Subhashini Ali stressed that without maintaining quality in education, the goal of free and compulsory education won’t yield desired results.

NaMo versus RaGa is a non-melodious raga: Sitaram Yechury

NaMo versus RaGa is a non-melodious raga and the people know it better whom to vote for, said Sitaram Yechury.

Reward teachers to get quality education: Arun Grover

Speaking on Zee Media`s #BBV ‘Mudda Aapka’, Arun Grover vice-chancellor Panjab University, Kavita A Sharma educationist and former principal of Hindu College and SS Mantha chairman AICTE discussed the grim situation of education in India.

Parties promise Bijli, Sadak and Pani as basic rights ahead of LS polls

Politicos Sanjay Nirupam of Congress, Prakash Javadekar of BJP, and Mohammed Salim of Left shared their concerns over the grim situation of power, roads and water in the country.

Rahul Gandhi is not an imposed leader: Girija Vyas

Speaking on Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, the housing and urban poverty alleviation minister stressed that only Congress party has the courage to drop scam-tainted leaders from its government.

‘Sadak’ way ahead of ‘Bijli’ and ‘Paani’ as priority for MPs

At 66, if India still struggles to provide safe drinking water and uninterrupted power supply to its people, then our parliamentarians too must share the blame.

Time to go beyond politics and think seriously about bijli, sadak and Paani: Sunita Narain

Sunita Narain, Priyanka Chaturvedi and Nupur Sharma agreed that the country urgently needs proper policy planning to deal with crisis of safe drinking water, electricity and roads.

Narendra Modi is India’s only hope: Vijay Goel

On Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, Vijay Goel outlined bijli, paani and women’s safety as his top three priorities, if BJP is voted to power in Delhi.

Scams did have a damaging impact on India growth story: Harish Rawat

On Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, Harish Rawat, the Union Minister for Water Resources candidly accepted UPA government’s ailments.

Politicos and anti-graft crusaders pitch for mandatory voting

Mainstream politicos Rashid Alvi and Muralidhar Rao and anti-graft crusaders Anna Hazare and N Santosh Hegde have in a consensus voice pitched strongly for making voting mandatory in the country.

Manufacturing must take off to revive Indian economy

It has been more than 20 years since India witnessed economic liberalisation but the contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to the overall GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has remained stagnant at about 15 per cent.

If BJP is strong, then everyone will come on board: Arun Jaitley

Speaking on Zee Media’s #BBV, the leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha dismissed Rahul Gandhi’s intervention on UPA ordinance to shield convicted politicians as a “damage control” exercise.

Arvind Kejriwal declares that Aam Aadmi should be given the real power to bring true democracy

Speaking on Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata, Arvind Kejriwal says that both BJP and Congress are corrupt.

Focus on women issues rather than on individuals: Uma Bharti

Firebrand BJP leader Uma Bharti says “whosoever” be the Prime Minister from her party redeeming women’s plight would be a top priority for him.