Congress to hold 'save democracy' rally on Friday

The Congress will organise a "save democracy" rally here on Friday to make the public aware about how the Narendra Modi government is "damaging institutions", party leader Jairam Ramesh said.

On PM Narendra Modi's orders, 33 non-performing officials asked to go: Report

On PM Narendra Modi's orders, 33 non-performing officials asked to go: Report

The Centre has ordered 33 senior officials of the revenue department to take premature retirement, apparently due to non-performance, as per a media report.

Chopper deal: I blacklisted AgustaWestland, not UPA, says Arun Jaitley

On a day when the controversial chopper deal triggered a stormy debate and trading of charges in the Rajya Sabha, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday rubbished Congress' claim of having blacklisted AgustaWestland.

PM Modi wants BJP MPs, ministers to highlight govt's schemes like LPG coverage, electrification of villages

PM Modi wants BJP MPs, ministers to highlight govt's schemes like LPG coverage, electrification of villages

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday is believed to have asked BJP MPs to highlight schemes of the government and take them to the people. 

NCA would be self-defeating exercise, Centre tells SC

The government on Thursday opposed the plea for the setting of National Court of Appeal (NCA) with regional benches in Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, saying that it would be a self-defeating exercise as it would eventually result into adding another stage in the higher judiciary.

Efforts on to revive dying Hindon river: Uma Bharti

With dissolved oxygen levels as low as 0.4 milligram per litre, Hindon river, a tributary of Yamuna, is not in a good condition and efforts are on to revive the dying river, the government said on Thursday.

AugustaWestland chopper deal: It's political conspiracy to cover up criminal negligence in pursuing CBI inquiry, says AK Antony

Hitting back at the BJP over controversial Rs 3,600 VVIP AugustaWestland chopper deal, Congress leader and former defence minister AK Antony said on Wednesday that it was political conspiracy.

Parliament disrupted over President's rule in Uttarakhand

Imposition of President's rule in Uttarakhand dominated both the houses of Parliament on Monday with the Congress raising the matter in the Lok Sabha and creating ruckus in Rajya Sabha, where no meaningful business could be conducted amid uproar.

Govt will take positive action on CJI's emotional appeal to PM: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken due cognisance of the plea of Chief Justice of India Tirath Singh Thakur, who urged the Centre to mend the incumbent loopholes in judicial system for efficient results.

Parliament session beginning Monday set to be stormy; Congress to corner govt on Uttarakhand

 The second half of the Budget Session of Parliament is set to begin from Monday and from all the indications, it is likely to be a stormy affair.

If Ishrat Jahan trial goes to court PM Modi, Amit Shah may be summoned as accused, says Congress

If Ishrat Jahan trial goes to court PM Modi, Amit Shah may be summoned as accused, says Congress

The Congress said on Sunday that it was the duty of the judiciary to decide if Ishrat ​Jahan was a terrorist or not.

Parliament session beginning tomorrow to be stormy

 The second half of the Budget session of Parliament, beginning tomorrow, is all set to be a stormy affair with opposition parties closing ranks over the imposition of Presidents' rule in Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand HC order: Rahul Gandhi flays PM Modi, says ''people watching you''

After Uttarakhand High Court set aside Centre`s decision of imposing President`s Rule in the state, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday flayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying people of the country are watching him.

Blow to Modi govt as High Court revokes President's Rule in Uttarakhand​; Centre to move SC against order

Blow to Modi govt as High Court revokes President's Rule in Uttarakhand​; Centre to move SC against order

Centre will move Supreme court against Uttarakhand High Court order, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told ANI on Wednesday.

BJP says Rafale deal finalised at $8.8 bn

Even as the government has chosen to remain tight-lipped on the price bargain related to the purchase of Rafale fighter jets from France, the BJP on Wednesday announced on its official Facebook page that the deal has been finalised at $8.8 billion.

Govt does a U-turn, says will make all efforts to bring back Kohinoor diamond in amicable manner

Govt does a U-turn, says will make all efforts to bring back Kohinoor diamond in amicable manner

In an apparent U-turn, the government said on Tuesday that its resolve is to make all possible efforts to bring back Kohinoor diamond from UK.

Indian Jews approach government for minority status

The Indian Jewish community has reiterated its demand for recognition as a minority community in the country. The community has moved an application with the union minority affairs ministry to this effect, official sources said.

Centre orders funds for buying fodder in drought-hit states

Expressing its resolve to tackle the situation arising due to drought and deficient rains in various parts of the country, the Centre on Monday ordered immediate allocation of funds to the affected states to buy fodder.

Centre approves Rs.1,304 crore relief to UP

A high-level committee for central assistance to drought-affected states has recommended Rs.1,304 crore as relief, besides other measures, to Uttar Pradesh under the National Disaster Relief Fund.

Modi government not serious on retrieving black money: CPI-M

The Narendra Modi government is not ready to "touch the structure of tax havens, money laundering and the generation of black money", the CPI-M has said.