Darul Uloom Deoband chief extends support to award returnees

Darul Uloom Deoband Vice Chancellor said those who have not returned their awards were also equally unhappy with the prevailing situation in the country.

'Key legislative and economic reforms passed by Modi govt'

The Narendra Modi government has been able to push through a number of key economic and legislative reforms in India, but everybody is not happy about it as expectations are very high and many items on the wish list are still pending, a visiting opposition MP has said.

Modi govt may reject law panel's recommendation for abolition of death penalty
Modi govt may reject law panel's recommendation for abolition of death penalty

Home Ministry is said to be of the view that the time is “not ripe” to remove death penalty completely from the statute book.

Centre to launch 'Nai Manzil' scheme for minorities from Patna

In a bid to reach out to the minorities in poll-bound Bihar, the Centre on August 8 will launch from Patna a new ambitious scheme that seeks to bridge the academic and skill development gaps between madrassas passouts and their mainstream counterparts.

'28 cases of alleged human rights violation against Army personnel in High Courts of North-Eastern states'

There are 28 cases of alleged human rights violation - rape, torture, killing, disappearance and custodial deaths - against defence personnel pending in High Courts of North-Eastern States pertaining to year 2012 to 2015, the government said on Friday.

Centre to launch 'unified' insurance product for farmers

Amid concerns over rising incidents of farmer suicides in the country, the Narendra Modi-led government is planning to unveil an exclusive all-in-one insurance product for the farming community as part of its ongoing social security scheme.

DMK slams Centre on rejecting SunTV applications in FM auction

DMK President M Karunanidhi Friday said Centre's rejection of applications for Sun TV Group, owned by his grand nephew Kalanithi Maran, to participate in Phase III of FM auctions amounted to "strangulating democracy" and asked the government to reconsider its decision.

Economic recovery more statistical than real: Yashwant Sinha

Questioning NDA government's claims of economic recovery since it came to power, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has said that growth is up "only statistically" and there are serious issues which still need to be addressed.

Kashmiri Pandits have lost faith in Modi govt: YAIKS

 Asserting that the issue of return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley has become just a "phrase" used by political parties to befool the people, an organisation representing the community on Friday said they have lost faith in the Narendra Modi government.

India to become self-reliant in urea in 4 years: Ananth Kumar

The country will become self-reliant in urea and fertiliser in the next four years and is aiming to become the steel hub of the world, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers, Ananth Kumar said.

Court will decide on powers of Delhi Govt, Centre: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said the Centre's differences with Arvind Kejriwal government were due to their different interpretation of the Constitution and the matter will be settled by court.

One year of NDA govt: PM Modi writes open letter to nation, promises to transform India
One year of NDA govt: PM Modi writes open letter to nation, promises to transform India

As the Narendra Modi-led NDA government completes one year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tuesday, reached out to the nation. In his message, the PM said that he devoted every moment of his time last year in the service of the nation.

One year of Modi govt: Amit Shah to address rally in Karnal today

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Mathura on Monday, BJP president Amit Shah will launch the party's plan to hold 200-odd big rallies from Haryana's Karnal to mark the first anniversary of its government at the Centre.

One year of Modi govt: A lot of hype and no work, says Congress

Stepping up its attack on the NDA government as it completes one year in office, the Congress, Monday, termed its termed its track record as high on hype and less on actual work on the ground.

Mathura rally: PM Modi slams 'corrupt' UPA regime, lauds NDA govt's efforts in past one year
Mathura rally: PM Modi slams 'corrupt' UPA regime, lauds NDA govt's efforts in past one year

Presenting a report card of his one year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday his government had "destroyed power circles" in Delhi and ended nepotism as well as the middlemen culture.

India's economic growth to surpass China's in 2015-16: UN report

India's economic growth is projected to surpass that of China's in 2016 with the GDP expected to zoom by 7.7 percent, according to a UN report which said India will help accelerate growth in South Asia.

Now on India will grow faster, outpace China: UN

India is expected to log a growth of 7.6 percent this year and 7.7 percent, nearly 1.5 percentage points higher than the outlook just four months ago, in a clear sign that it will outpace China quite decisively, as per a UN report released here Tuesday.

One year of Modi govt: Exclusive talk with Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu

One year on, how has Modi govt fared? In an exclusive interview with Zee Media, Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu talks about the achievements of his ministry.

Piyush Goyal takes a swipe at Rahul Gandhi

 Taking a swipe at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said he was happy the Congress Vice-President has come back with "new vigour" but cautioned that he should not end up as a guest coming to the country only to go on next vacation.

Weeding out graft biggest achievement of Modi Govt: Jaitley

With the first anniversary of the Narendra Modi government approaching, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said weeding out corruption has been one of the biggest achievements of the BJP-led dispensation.