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Open to considering suggestions in farmers interest: Govt

With yet another ally Apna Dal on Thursday expressing reservations over the new land bill, government said it was open to considering suggestions in farmers interest but accused Congress and other parties of attempting to project industry and infrastructure in bad light that would harm the country.

Govt withdraws Citizenship (Amendment) Bill from Lok Sabha

Government on Thursday withdrew the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2014, introduced in the winter session, from Lok Sabha saying that a fresh legislation will be brought soon seeking to merge Person of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizenship of India schemes apart from other issues.

Govt brings up Anand Sharma's letter to check Cong offensive on land law

Government on Thursday sought to puncture the Congress offensive against the new land bill by citing former Commerce Minister Anand Sharma's strong reservations on the measure in 2012 where he stated that the old bill during UPA will have "adverse" long term implications.

Rail Budget 2015: Pick and drop facility to be provided on payment

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presented Modi-led NDA government's first full-fledged budget on Thursday.

Rail Budget 2015: Tickets can now be booked 4 months in advance

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presented Modi-led NDA government's first full-fledged budget on Thursday.

Suresh Prabhu sets four goals to transform Indian Railways

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu presented PM Modi-led NDA government's first full-fledged budget on Thursday.

Govt to book those playing fraud with J&K students: HRD Minister
Govt to book those playing fraud with J&K students: HRD Minister

The Centre is exploring various options to bring to book those who have played fraud with several hundred students from Jammu and Kashmir studying in various states under the Prime Minister's special scholarship scheme, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Bureaucratic reshuffle: 13 JS shifted to various ministries

As many as 13 Joint Secretary level officers have been appointed to various ministries as part of mid-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Monday night.

Anna Hazare launches two-day protest in Delhi against Land Acquisition Ordinance
Anna Hazare launches two-day protest in Delhi against Land Acquisition Ordinance

Anna Hazare, who shook the then UPA government three years ago with his anti-corruption crusade, was back in the capital on Monday on a two-day dharna protesting against the land ordinance promulgated by the Modi government, accusing it of being pro-corporate.

Implement provisions of AP Reorganisation Act: Congress MPs to Govt

More than 35 Congress MPs on Monday staged a demonstration in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue on Parliament premises demanding that the provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act be implemented immediately.

Budget session: Govt set to face tough times in Parliament

Government is set to face tough times during the Budget session of Parliament starting on Sunday even as it promised to walk the "extra mile" to accommodate opposition's concerns and Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for cooperation for the benefit of common man.

President's speech to joint session of parliament to reflect PM Modi's plank

President Pranab Mukherjee's address to the joint sitting of Parliament on Monday, which was cleared by the Union Cabinet on Thursday, will reflect the essence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's inclusive development ('Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas') plank and NDA government's socio-economic agenda.

Cabinet approves amendment to Citizenship Act

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved amendment to the Citizenship Act, paving the way for its introduction in the budget session of parliament begining next week.

Urban Development Ministry issues notice to Congress to vacate 24, Akbar Road, three more bungalows
Urban Development Ministry issues notice to Congress to vacate 24, Akbar Road, three more bungalows

The Urban Development Ministry has issued a notice to the Congress party to vacate their party headquarters – the famous 24 Akbar Road in the national capital – as per reports on Thursday.

Congress slams BJP for saying confidential documents were leaked during UPA regime

The Congress on Thursday slammed the BJP government for insinuating that 'leakage' of confidential documents used to take place during the UPA regime but the NDA government was taking precautions to stop it.

Govt okays plan for building 6 N-submarines, 7 frigates

The government has cleared the indigenous construction of seven stealth frigates and six nuclear-powered submarines to bolster naval power.

Will withdraw LOC against Greenpeace India activist if undertaking given, Govt tells HC

The Look Out Circular(LOC) against Greenpeace India activist Priya Pillai will be withdrawn if she gives an undertaking she won't depose before the UK parliamentary committee on alleged violations in the country, the Government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

Congress to oppose changes in Land Acquisition Bill

The Congress will oppose in the budget session of parliament the bill meant to replace an ordinance brought by the Narendra Modi government for land acquisition, a senior party leader said here Wednesday.

Come clean on Pak boat issue, Congress tells govt

Congress on Wednesday sought to corner the NDA government over the Pakistan terror boat issue and charged that the Defence Ministry had treated the matter casually as the row over it deepened in the wake of remarks by a senior Coast Guard officer contradicting the official version of the incident.

Swaraj arrives in Oman for talks with key Gulf nation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Tuesday on her first official visit to Oman for talks with the oil-rich Gulf nation's top leadership.