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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.