Achuthanandan hits out at Mani using biblical quotes

Veteran Marxist leader VS Achuthanandan, an atheist, today quoted the Holy Bible in the state Assembly while launching a scathing attack on Finance Minister KM Mani, a die-hard Catholic, for his alleged involvement in bar bribery scam.

Rescheduled Kerala Assembly session starts Monday

The full-fledged budget session of Kerala Assembly, rescheduled in the wake of the June 27 Aruvikkara bypoll, will begin here Monday, with the opposition gearing up to corner the government over the decision of Vigilance not to prosecute Finance Minister K M Mani in the bar bribe scam.

Delhi Budget 2015: Sisodia blames centre for poor tax collection

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday blamed Centre for the poor tax collection in Delhi during financial year 2014-15.

Delhi Budget 2015: Govt sets aside Rs 50 crore for Wi-Fi

The Delhi government has set aside Rs 50 crore for its ambitious project to provide Wi-Fi services in all colleges and rural areas in the national capital.

'Rs one crore relief to kin of security personnel killed on duty'

Delhi government on Thursday announced that it will provide a compensation of Rs one crore to the families of city-native defence and paramilitary force personnel killed while on duty.

Delhi Budget: Rs 5,085 cr proposed for Transport sector

To improve public transport in the national capital, the Delhi government on Thursday proposed Rs 5,085 crore for the sector which is the third highest grant after education and health in the 2015-16 Budget.

Blue Mormon is Maharashtra's state butterfly

Maharashtra government today declared Blue Mormon as the state butterfly.

VK Singh defends Sushma Swaraj, targets Chidambaram

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Thursday sought to defend his senior cabinet colleague Sushma Swaraj who is under fire for links with Lalit Modi, and pointed out that former finance minister P Chidambaram's wife had represented an accused in the Sardha chit-fund scam.

Telangana's Finance Minister injured in road accident
Telangana's Finance Minister injured in road accident

Telangana's Finance Minister Etela Rajender met with an accident on Saturday after his vehicle overturned hitting a divider at Edula Gattepalli village near Karimnagar.

Sushma Swaraj's sister sworn in Haryana Public Service Commission member

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj`s sister Vandana Sharma and Kulbir Chhikkara, editor of Hindi daily "Hari Bhoomi" owned by Haryana Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu, on Friday took oath as members of the Haryana Public Service Commission.

Arun Jaitley allays monsoon fears, says govt has enough food stocks

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday dismissed the ongoing speculation on Monsoon as misplaced and stressed that there is no need to panic.

Speculation on poor Monsoon misplaced, no need to panic: Arun Jaitley
Speculation on poor Monsoon misplaced, no need to panic: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday dismissed the ongoing speculation on Monsoon as misplaced and stressed that there is no need to panic.

Vijai Sharma tipped to be new CIC; KV Chowdary may be CVC

Senior most Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma is tipped to be new Chief Information Commissioner, while former CBDT chief KV Chowdary is understood to be in the running for the Central Vigilance Commissioner's post.

Three MPs, one minister to accompany Mamata Banerjee to London

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra and three MPs from the state would accompany Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in her maiden visit to London in July.

Consensus reached over names of CIC, CVC chiefs, list sent for President's assent
Consensus reached over names of CIC, CVC chiefs, list sent for President's assent

Consensus was reached over names of the chiefs of Central Information Commissioner (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) at a meeting of a Prime Minister-led panel on Monday. The list of names has been sent or President Pranab Mukhejee's before the names are revealed, said reports. 

CIC, CVC chiefs selection likely on Monday

A meeting of a Prime Minister-led panel has been called on Monday to decide on the chiefs of Central Information Commissioner (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).