No decision on Good Governance Day yet: Goa

Defying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plan and BJP's controversial diktat to observe Christmas (December 25) as 'Good Governance Day', the saffron party's alliance government in Goa said it has taken no specific decision on the matter.

BJP criticises Congress, says govt has announced compensation for farmers

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the government has announced that compensation would be given to the farmers hit by unseasonal rains and added that the Congress is hoping to take credit for the tasks or achievements of the NDA government.

Obstructionism can create only sadistic thrill, says Arun Jaitley
Obstructionism can create only sadistic thrill, says Arun Jaitley

As a united Opposition continued protests against the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the land bill, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday asked them not to obstruct or delay reforms process.

AIADMK supported Land Bill for `return favour`, says CPI(M)

The CPI(M) on Tuesday alleged that AIADMK had supported NDA's 'anti-farmer' Land Acquisition Act in the Lok Sabha "expecting a return favour."

Congress slams Manohar Parrikar comment about graft in Defence Ministry

 The Congress on Monday lashed out at alleged comments made by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at a poll campaign meeting in south Goa, where the latter has been quoted in the media as saying that prior to NDA rule, up to 25 percent of the defence ministry's budget of Rs 3 lakh crore was being pocketed.

Opposition MPs to march to President House to protest land bill

Upping their ante against the land bill, MPs of several opposition parties are planning to take out a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan next Tuesday to register their protest against the amendments proposed to be carried out in the Act of 2013.

Naveen Patnaik asks people to intensify fight against Centre for their rights

Raising the issue of political discrimination against Odisha allegedly by the BJP-led NDA government, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday asked people to intensify fight against the Centre for their rights.

Modi govt's policies helped in reducing repo rate: BJP

Giving credit to the policies of Narendra Modi government in helping reduce repo rates, the BJP on Wednesday said this will help in speedy inflow of foreign investment and help strengthen the economy further besides helping the middle class with reduced loan rates.

UPA's land act was defective, says Arun Jaitley

Defending the NDA`s ordinance amending the land acquisition law, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that the act enacted by the previous United Progressive Alliance government was "defective" and "against India`s security interests".

BJP, RSS going ahead with agenda of forming Hindu state: Prakash Karat​

CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat on Wednesday said the people of the country are facing a "rightist onslaught" from the NDA government and RSS who are going ahead "with an agenda of forming a Hindu state."

BJP-led NDA government pursuing communal agenda: KPCC

Accusing the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre of pursuing communal agenda, KPCC president VM Sudheeran on Tuesday said that it has stooped to such a level that now it had insulted Mother Teresa.

Congress says won't support bills that dilute UPA programmes

Ahead of the Budget session of Parliament beginning Monday, Congress on Friday declared that it would oppose the Bills meant to replace the ordinances contending that the changes brought about in the relevant laws are "not acceptable" to it.

Ordinances no good, but Opposition has to let Parliament function: Naidu

With President Pranab Mukherjee cautioning against the enactment of laws through ordinances, the government on Friday said it was also a pointer for opposition parties as they have to let the Parliament function normally so that legislation can be passed after proper discussion and debate.

Universal ID cards for persons with disabilities envisaged

The NDA government in 2014 disfavoured demands for bringing Dalit Christians and Muslims under the ambit of reservation for scheduled castes but supported the UPA regime's move to include Jats in the central OBCs list.

Cutting healthcare funds will take India back: Ghulam Nabi Azad

 The cut in funds for healthcare by National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will be a set back to the progress achieved by the country in this sector, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said Friday.

BJP to lead alliance in Tamil Nadu in 2016

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will make a serious bid to take power in Tamil Nadu by leading an alliance in the 2016 assembly elections, its president Amit Shah said Sunday.

Kerala, Odisha opposed to inter-linking of rivers project

Kerala and Odisha are opposing the NDA government's ambitious project to interlink rivers in the country while the Centre has received the backing of other states over the contentious project.

Modi govt planning to impose cess on petroleum products: Congress

Congress on Friday claimed that the NDA government is planning to impose a cess on petroleum products and that the party would strongly oppose this move.

Modi Govt a running treadmill standing at same place: Kamal Nath

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government completed six months in office, Congress leader Kamal Nath slammed the Centre for making false promises to the people of this country.

Confident of good result in talks with Shiv Sena, says BJP

Denying that there was any bitterness in its approach towards its former ally Shiv Sena on the issue of the Sena's participation in the Maharashtra government, BJP on Thursday said it was sure something good will emerge out of the talks between the two parties.