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Obama looking forward to meet Modi in Sept: US official

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:21

President Barack Obama is looking forward to meeting PM Narendra Modi in September, a senior US official said on Thursday.

Nothing specific for NE in budget, says Meghalaya CM

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:09

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma expressed disappointment with the general budget saying there was no investment strategy to promote trade and commerce with other countries in the North East region.

Hindujas hail Indian budget as "progressive"

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 20:43

Hailing the Indian budget as "progressive", Britain`s richest persons, the Hinduja brothers on Thursday said that it has set direction for a "very positive long-term agenda".

Budget lacks focus in crucial areas: Naveen Patnaik

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 20:37

Slamming the union budget, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday said it lacked focus in areas like agriculture, irrigation and the social sector.

Union Budget `disappointing`, people`s hopes dashed: Maha govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 20:33

Maharashtra govt termed the Union Budget as "disappointing" and said it has dashed the "hopes" of the common man from the BJP-led NDA regime at the Centre.

Over 200 polytechnics in the offing: Smriti Irani

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:28

The central government is planning to open over 200 polytechnics across India in the next three years, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani said.

Consult state before Bengal Guv appointment: LF, TMC, Cong

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:53

The Left Front, Congress and the ruling Trinamool Congress joined hands in demanding that the state government be consulted by the Centre over the appointment of the next Governor in West Bengal.

Kamla Beniwal sworn-in as new Mizoram Goveror

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:50

Dr Kamla Beniwal was on Wednesday sworn-in as the 12th Governor of Mizoram, hours after her predecessor Vakkom B Purushothaman left the state.

Ganga rejuvenation plan to commercially exploit river: Scientists

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 23:43

Environmental scientists associated with the Ganga Rejuvenation Programme have claimed that the Union Government`s proposal to build barrages, dams on the river is going to effect aquatic life.

Trinamool Congress has right to protest against insult to Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:35

Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday that it was their democratic right to voice protest against `deprivation and insult` to her state.

NDA govt doing everything to `appease capitalists`: Congress

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 23:41

Congress on Tuesday latched on to the rail budget to claim there was a "capitalist" tilt to the functioning of the Narendra Modi government and that it was bent upon privatising the railways.

Prithviraj Chavan slams rail budget, says Centre apathetic to Maharashtra

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:01

Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said that rail budget has completely let down Maharashtra and that he was feeling "terribly disappointed" by the "apathy" of Centre towards the state.