Modi government hikes compensation for quake victims

The government on Sunday announced enhanced compensation of Rs 4 lakh each for the families of the people killed in the earthquake that shook parts of India on Saturday.

PM Modi promises to do 'all to help Nepal', asks officials to speed-up operations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chaired a follow-up meeting to review the progress of relief and rescue operations following the devastating earthquake in Nepal yesterday.

Govt should deport separatists to Pakistan: RSS

RSS on Thursday came down hard on separatists raising pro-Pakistan slogans, saying they should be deported to Pakistan.

Yet to receive Rs 400 crore flood relief from Centre: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said that the state has not received the Rs 400 crore of flood assistance recommended by the Centre.

India has transformed from 'brain drain' to 'brain gain': PM Modi
India has transformed from 'brain drain' to 'brain gain': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that India had made the transformation from a country worried about its 'brain-drain', to a country that now thinks of 'brain-gain'.

Govt fully geared for any contingency: Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on monsoon

A day after the forecast of a below average monsoon by the Indian Meteorological Department, Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday said the government is "fully geared" to deal with any contingency that arises on account of the prediction.

Cabinet approves ILO protocol to deal with forced labour

The government on Wednesday approved an International Labour Organisation (ILO) protocol to make a national policy for remedial measures to deal with the issue of forced labour in the country.

Suicide at AAP rally: This country will always be with farmers, says Rahul Gandhi

Reacting to a suicide at an Aam Aadmi Party rally in the national capital, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi told farmers on Wednesday that the country would always be with them.

VIP facilities: Robert Vadra takes a swipe at Civil Aviation Minister

Robert Vadra on Tuesday took a swipe at Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju over his remarks that MPs and other VIPs will continue to enjoy facilities including free access to the airport terminal building.

Probe on if Air India ferried more passengers in flights from Yemen

Aviation regulator DGCA is looking into the issue of Air India having ferried "more" passengers than the "allowed" capacity on some flights while evacuating stranded Indian nationals from the war-hit Yemen recently.

PM Modi asks BJP MPs to go all out to counter Opposition campaign on land issue
PM Modi asks BJP MPs to go all out to counter Opposition campaign on land issue

Facing opposition tirade over the land bill, BJP on Tuesday asked its MPs to go all-out to counter the "disinformation propaganda" by Congress and others on all issues even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh's strong retort on farmers' issue.

Land Bill: Congress steps up attack on govt; Rahul Gandhi to visit states affected by unseasonal rain?
Land Bill: Congress steps up attack on govt; Rahul Gandhi to visit states affected by unseasonal rain?

After Rahul Gandhi's attack on the BJP-led NDA government at the Kisan rally and Parliament, the Congress is unwilling to let the momentum slip and went to the extent of suggesting on Tuesday that it could bring a "privilege motion" against Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh for "unabashedly misleading" the nation on the statistics on the areas affected by unseasonal rainfall.

Sushma Swaraj to attend Bandung Conference

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is to attend the 60th anniversary of the Bandung Conference in Indonesia this week.

Changes proposed by NDA to 2013 Land Act dangerous: Yechury

Terming as "dangerous" changes proposed by the NDA government to the 2013 Land Acquisition Act, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday claimed the Centre's reported plan to hold a joint session to get the amendments cleared is unlikely to materialise in the immediate future.

Re-promulgated Land Ordinance tabled in Lok Sabha amid protests

The Opposition parties, led by the Congress, on Monday accused the NDA of trying to get the controversial land acquisition bill passed in parliament through the "backdoor" as the government tabled the re-promulgated ordinance in the Lok Sabha.

Consider central panel report on AP capital: YSR Cong to govt

Opposition YSR Congress on Monday demanded that the TDP government in Andhra Pradesh review its decision on the state capital formation and consider the K C Sivaramakrishnan report to "avoid regional imbalances".

Watch: Rahul Gandhi back in action in Parliament, attacks BJP-led NDA govt over Land Bill

A day after addressing a kisan rally in the national capital, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Land Bill in Parliament on Monday and slammed NDA government as being pro-rich.

Counter Opposition 'propaganda' on Land Bill: BJP chief Amit Shah

Facing the Opposition heat over the land bill, BJP on Sunday went on the offensive with party President Amit Shah asking MPs to effectively counter "propaganda" against the government on it and highlight the schemes initiated for the welfare of farmers and poor.

NCP's Tariq Anwar hits out at PM Modi over 'achche din'

The NCP on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his failure to ensure 'achche din' (good days) to the people and claimed that nothing has changed for farmers, youths and other sections of the society in the past one year.

Paswan slams Bihar govt on implementation of Food Law

About 1.11 crore eligible people have been left out under food law in Bihar, Union Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Sunday, ticking off the Nitish Kumar government for not effectively implementing the legislation.