Know your new Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar

Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, who was appointed as the country's new foreign secretary on Wednesday by the NDA government, has served as an Indian ambassador to the US, China and Singapore and is considered as a qualified figure in foreign strategies. Here is a brief about him:

NDA will fight Bihar polls under Modi: Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), an ally of BJP, on Wednesday described the saffron party as as "elder brother" and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be the face of NDA in the coming Bihar polls.

Hooda praises Centre's Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign

Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday shared dais with his long-time adversary Union Minister Birender Singh and appreciated NDA government's 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign.

BJP names NDA candidate for Srirangam bypoll in Tamil Nadu

BJP on Friday entered the fray for the February 13 Assembly byelection to prestigious Srirangam seat, earlier held by AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, fielding a candidate on behalf of NDA, making it a multi-cornered contest.

BJP names NDA candidate for Srirangam bypoll

 BJP on Friday entered the fray for the February 13 Assembly byelection to prestigious Srirangam seat, earlier held by AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, fielding a candidate on behalf of NDA, making it a multi-cornered contest.

Gadkari lays foundation stone for road projects worth Rs 3,300 cr

Foundation stone for highway projects worth over Rs 3,300 crore in Punjab were laid on Thursday by Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari, who said the NDA government was committed to providing good connectivity across the country.

Tamizhisai meets Vijayakant, says NDA to contest in Srirangam

Amid reports of strain in ties, BJP Tamil Nadu unit president Tamizhisai Soundararajan on Wednesday met DMDK founder Vijayakant and said the BJP-led NDA will contest the February 13 Srirangam bypoll and its candidate would be announced in next two days.

BJP promoting 'Hindu Nation' : Cong

Congress on Tuesday alleged that the BJP led NDA government was trying to make the country a 'Hindu nation' subverting the Constitution.

After President's objection govt discusses Ordinance issue

With President Pranab Mukherjee voicing his objection to the 'Ordinance route', senior ministers met here on Tuesday to discuss how to ensure that the Ordinances issued recently are followed up with legislative action in the upcoming Budget session next month.

CPI(M) to organise protests against Land Acquisition Act

Alleging that the ordinance promulgated by NDA government amending the Land Acquisition Act is "utterly anti-farmer and anti-poor", the Communist Party of India (Marxist) called for a broad-based and united struggle of all political forces against it here on Monday.

'NDA regime has taken several development initiatives which need effective evaluation'

The NDA Governmenthas taken several developmental initiatives such asMake in India campaign, the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan, the Digital India campaign and the Jan Dhan Yojana etc., which need effective monitored and evaluation for better delivery, said Minister of State for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh.

NDA has to plan well for Bihar to check JD-U, RJD: Kushwaha

Ahead of Bihar Assembly polls scheduled later this year, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha has sounded a note of caution for ally BJP, which has been buoyed by successive victories in state elections after its triumph in the Lok Sabha polls last year.

It's beginning of good days for economy: BJP on RBI rate cut

Hailing RBI's decision to cut the interest rate, BJP on Thursday said it is the beginning of the good days for the country's economy, which is on the revival path following steps initiated by the Narendra Modi government.

BJP to play tapes of Nitish Kumar's barbs on Lalu Prasad during Bihar poll campaign

Opposition BJP on Thursday said it would play audio tapes of former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's barbs on RJD President Lalu Prasad during campaign for Bihar polls as tit-for-tat to Kumar's use of tapes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 'black money' in his campaigns.

Congress attacks govt on recommendation of RSS men for ICHR panel

Congress on Wednesday took a dig at the NDA government over reports that ICHR chief Sudershan Rao has recommended three historians with RSS background for its next panel saying he hopes that history books in future will not say that "Brahmin Sadhus had pet dinosaurs".

Not mandatory to appoint Leader of Opposition: Centre

 The Delhi High Court was Wednesday informed by the central government that the position of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha was not a mandatory constitutional position and no party has the requisite 55 seats to stake claim.

Omar slams NDA-led Centre over ordinances

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said the Centre issuing ordinances cannot be justified by the fact that the previous government had also done the same.

Over 11 million NRIs, 20 lakh services personnel to be in electoral rolls

 More than 11 million NRIs and 20 lakh defence and paramilitary personnel will soon be enrolled in electoral rolls with the government on Wednesday setting the ball rolling for exploring ways for facilitating electronic voting for them.

JD(U), RJD, Congress legislators stage dharna against Centre

 Legislators of JD(U), RJD and Congress today united to stage a dharna here to protest the "discriminatory attitude" of the NDA government at the Centre towards Bihar.