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UPA-II completed projects in J&K but gifted these to NDA: Omar

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 00:34

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said his big complaint with the UPA-II is that it had completed several projects in Jammu and Kashmir but the then Premier Manmohan Singh could not find time to inaugurate and handed these as gift to Narendra Modi.

Sonia Gandhi`s attempt to build Rahul, destroy Manmohan finished UPA: Sanjaya Baru

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:50

Former media advisor to the PMO Sanjaya Baru stirred another pot of controversy on Saturday by saying that it was Congress president Sonia Gandhi who spelled doom for the UPA-II government by her attempts to "engineer" a transition of leadership from then prime minister Manmohan Singh to her son Rahul Gandhi.

BJP veterans Joshi, Kalyan, Yashwant to be made Governors?

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 08:53

Nearly two weeks after taking charge, the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering to replace Governors who were appointed by the UPA-II regime, reports said on Friday.

Don`t believe in `reciprocal harassment`: Cong to BJP

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 22:56

Congress is not interested in reciprocal harassment, the party said on Wednesday as it took a dig at BJP over the repeated disruptions in Parliament during the time of the UPA-I and UPA-II governments.

Uttarakhand CM demands Rs 4000-cr package for reconstruction

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 20:22

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday demanded an additional package of Rs 4000 crore from the new NDA government for rehabilitation and reconstruction work in the hill state, saying the Rs 8000 crore sanctioned for the purpose by UPA II was not enough.

Manmohan Singh leaves a legacy of achievements and failures

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 13:42

Manmohan Singh, the economist credited with playing a key role in ushering in economic reforms in the 1990s, demits office of Prime Minister after 10 years, leaving a mixed legacy of achievements and failures.

FM to meet chiefs of PSU banks, insurance cos on May 12-13

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 12:47

In his last meeting as Finance Minister in UPA II government, P Chidamabram will hold discussions on various issues with heads of public sector insurance companies and state-owned banks on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

UPA asks ministries to prepare `handover documents` for new government

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 00:59

With the UPA-II government on the verge of completing its term, the cabinet secretariat is busy preparing a comprehensive "handover of works on agenda" for the new government.

Protest on as Disability Rights Bill not cleared

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 20:28

Hundreds of disabled people Friday continued their protest at Jantar Mantar here as the Parliament session ended without passing the Disability Rights bill.

Cong should not have been in govt after 2009 polls: Dwivedi

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 12:47

Facing one of the most difficult elections ahead, a senior Congress leader has now raised questions over whether it was prudent for the party to have headed the UPA II government after the 2009 polls.

Telangana bifurcation: Govt has created `near civil war` situation in Andhra, says Opposition

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 16:30

Several opposition leaders said on Friday that the UPA-II regime has created a civil war-like situation in Andhra Pradesh by going ahead with plans to create a separate state of Telangana.

Gowda blames UPA for rupee hitting all-time low

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 00:06

HD Deve Gowda on Wednesday blamed UPA II for the Rupee tanking to a lifetime low of 68.85 against the US Dollar.