BJP's Tamil Nadu ally PMK on Thursday flayed the Narendra Modi government at the Centre for adopting the ordinance route for increasing FDI cap in insurance sector, and charged that in the name of reforms NDA government was aiding big foreign and domestic firms.
The "refusal" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assure action against those BJP Ministers and MPs who had made "provocative" statements on the conversion issue had caused disruption of Rajya Sabha proceedings, CPI(M) said on Thursday.
The government will soon come up with a new urban plan to decongest Delhi, which includes expansion of metro rail, introduction of circular railway around the capital city and revival of the BRT corridor, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.
India conveyed to Bangladesh that it is willing to work on mutually beneficial projects during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Bangladesh President M. Abdul Hamid here Friday.
BJP president Amit Shah took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday saying that he could not see change that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought about in the country because he was wearing Italian glasses.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to complete fencing work along the Indo-Bangla border within three months to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam and streamline the process to deport them back.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, which was responsible for the killing of 141 people, mostly children in a school in Peshawar, is considered to be hostile to Indian interests and has been maintaining links with al-Qaeda in the Indian sub-continent, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.
Days after the ruling NDA government at the Centre suggested that conversion could be banned, its minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Monday said there should be no ban on conversion if someone prefers it at his will.
Caught in the middle of a controversy, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti on Monday night advised its regional officials against going ahead with the 'Good Governance Day' celebrations on Christmas till the issuance of a circular by CBSE in this regard.
Union Minister Uma Bharti on Sunday asserted that the Centre was committed to cleaning up Ganga within three years even as she voiced dismay over the extent of pollution after an inspection here saying the people were getting only "effluents" and not "Ganga jal" from the river.
Congress on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of having a "selfish" and "short-sighted" approach on petroleum prices and not passing on the benefits of the slump in international crude oil prices to the consumers.
Noting "systematic" deficiencies in efforts to restore the Ganga to its pristine form, a parliamentary panel has urged the government to take steps for the effective implementation of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) and ensure that the Clean Ganga Mission gets "fructified" by 2020.