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Presidential poll is not about 'Dalit vs Dalit': Meira Kumar

Presidential poll is not about 'Dalit vs Dalit': Meira Kumar

Kumar described recent attacks on Dalits as "shameful". "We should hang our heads in shame, even if there is one incident of violence against Dalits."
 

Meira Kumar's candidature an opposition ploy to divide Dalits: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Meira Kumar's candidature an opposition ploy to divide Dalits: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

"Intentions of the opposition are not honest towards Dalits, otherwise they would have fielded Kumar last time," Adityanath said.
 

Govt non-committal on granting nationwide farm loan waiver

The government on Friday remained non-committal on whether to follow the erstwhile UPA dispensation's decision to grant a farm loan waiver across the country, after the Congress made the demand in Rajya Sabha.

Shashi Tharoor rejects online campaign projecting him as UPA's PM candidate

Shashi Tharoor rejects online campaign projecting him as UPA's PM candidate

Former UN diplomat and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has rejected an online petition campaign projecting him as UPA's Prime Ministerial candidate in the run-up to general elections 2019.

'Even 2.5 years after NDA came to power, people remember UPA for corruption'

'Even 2.5 years after NDA came to power, people remember UPA for corruption'

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday claimed that even two-and-a-half years after the NDA came to power, people remember the previous UPA regime for corruption.

Winter Session: Yet another day of washout in Parliament

Winter Session: Yet another day of washout in Parliament

Parliament on Tuesday saw yet another day of washout with an aggressive opposition raking up a fresh demand for Rs 10 lakh compensation to the kin of each of those who died due to problems post demonetisation besides pressing for presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the debate on the issue.

Venkaiah Naidu slams Rahul Gandhi, says his democracy talks is like 'devil quoting scriptures'

Venkaiah Naidu slams Rahul Gandhi, says his democracy talks is like 'devil quoting scriptures'

Union I&B minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday strongly hit back at Rahul Gandhi over his strident attack on the Modi government.

UPA govt thought of attacking Lashkar HQ, training camps after 26/11 strike, claims ex-NSA Shivshankar Menon

UPA govt thought of attacking Lashkar HQ, training camps after 26/11 strike, claims ex-NSA Shivshankar Menon

Former Foreign Security Shivshankar Menon has claimed that a proposal to attack Lashkar-e-Toiba's headquarters in Muridke in Pakistan’s Punjab province, or their camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir was made before the Congress-led UPA government in 2008.

UPA never publicised four surgical strikes: NCP

Four surgical strikes were carried out by the Indian Army during the then UPA government`s rule but were never publicised, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar said on Thursday.

 Subramanian Swamy terms IDFC's Rs 550-cr loan to GSTN as 'loot'

Subramanian Swamy terms IDFC's Rs 550-cr loan to GSTN as 'loot'

Continuing to attack the firm set up by the UPA government to provide support structure for GST rollout, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy today alleged "loot" in IDFC extending a Rs 550-crore loan to GSTN on government guarantee.

Do homework then demand special status for Andhra: Nirmala

Political parties should do their "homework" instead of sticking to their demand of seeking special status for Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said.

Nitish Kumar seeks PM Modi's help to desilt Ganga, says feel like crying at river's condition in Bihar

Nitish Kumar seeks PM Modi's help to desilt Ganga, says feel like crying at river's condition in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought Centre's intervention as he insisted that desilting river Ganga is the only solution to avoid the almost annual occurrence of floods in the state during Monsoon. 

Nehruvian model did not help India develop: Arun Jaitley

Nehruvian model did not help India develop: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said that the Nehruvian model of development was the reason why India couldn't develop. He said the same model didn't alloe the country to get up to a growth rate of even 1 percent in those early decades.

Cong shedding crocodile tears on AP special status issue: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday charged Congress party of "adopting double standards and shedding crocodile tears" on Andhra Pradesh special status' issue and sought to know why the UPA government "delay the process till 2014" after it promised to create the separate state 10 years back.

Sonia Gandhi targets Modi government over price rise, unemployment, FD; questions GDP figures

Sonia Gandhi targets Modi government over price rise, unemployment, FD; questions GDP figures

  Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over price rise, unemployment, FDI, recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission and questioned the GDP figures.

Chidambaram, Pranab put pressure over interest rates: Ex-RBI Chief

Chidambaram, Pranab put pressure over interest rates: Ex-RBI Chief

In scathing comments on his bosses in North Block, former RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao has alleged that ex-finance ministers P Chidambaram and Pranab Mukherjee interfered in the functioning of the central bank, especially on setting interest rates, and the differences even led to two of his deputies not getting extensions.​

BJP's Amit Shah continues to attack SP, BSP in Uttar Pradesh – Read his speech

BJP's Amit Shah continues to attack SP, BSP in Uttar Pradesh – Read his speech

Likening Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) with 'Rahu' and 'Ketu', BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday said the two parties could not usher in development in Uttar Pradesh.

Economy healthier compared to last year of UPA II: Arvind Panagariya

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on Saturday said the government has put the economy on the path of reform to achieve a high growth trajectory though there are significant lags between policy decisions and outcomes which need to be addressed.

Raghuram Rajan: Why RBI needed more of him

Raghuram Rajan’s parting line of communication about being “available to serve” the country gives us hope.

Rate of inflation slower than in UPA times: PM Narendra Modi

Rate of inflation slower than in UPA times: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the rate of inflation in the country has come down compared to during the previous government, and added that two successive droughts have had an adverse impact on prices.