US wanted Montek Ahluwalia to be FM instead of Pranab during UPA rule: Natwar Singh

Two days after cautioning India against uniting with the US against China, former external affairs minister Natwar Singh on Friday revealed that the US did try to interfere in matters related to India's domestic politics during United Progressive Alliance (UPA) rule.

KG Basin, MNREGA among issues to be examined by PAC

Pending reports on KG Basin, UPA's flagship rural employment scheme MNREGA and indigenous construction of warships are among the 41 subjects selected by Parliament's key Public Accounts Committee for examination in the coming days, though it has skipped the 2G issue.

Opposition targets PM in Rajya Sabha over statement on WTO

Congress on Monday created uproar in Rajya Sabha and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his remarks that the previous UPA government sacrificed the interests of the poor at WTO and demanded a clarification from him in the House along with a discussion.

Congress-appointed governors of Karnataka, Tripura to retire today

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj and Tripura Governor Devanand Konwar will retire.

NDA ministers told not to appoint officers as personal staff who served under UPA

The new government has asked all its ministers not to appoint officials who had served in key positions in the UPA government as their personal staff.

Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt resigns, BJP denies governors told to go

While the suspense over the fate of several governors continued as they showed no sign of stepping down voluntarily, Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt tendered his resignation on Wednesday.

PM Modi`s office puts on hold appointments of private secretaries to 3 ministers

The Prime Minister`s Office has put on hold the appointment of Private Secretaries to three Union Ministers, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

NDA will revive all development projects to fulfil promises: Naidu

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said the NDA is committed to revive all the development projects, which were left unfinished by the previous UPA government.

UPA spent Rs 187 cr on Bharat Nirman publicity in 2013-14

The UPA-II government had spent nearly Rs 187 crore to publicise schemes under the `Bharat Nirman` programme in the election year 2013-14.

Will Narendra Modi refrain from renaming projects begun by UPA government?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has taken steps to fulfil his avowed agenda of good governance, has told his ministers that there will be no renaming of projects begun by the previous government led by the UPA, a report said.

Uttarakhand CM demands Rs 4,000 crore package for reconstruction

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat demanded an additional package of Rs 4,000 crore from the new NDA government for rehabilitation and reconstruction work in the hill state, saying the Rs 8,000 crore sanctioned for the purpose by UPA II was not enough.

Manmohan Singh leaves a legacy of achievements and failures

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.

Sonia Gandhi hosts farewell party for PM Manmohan Singh, Rahul skips dinner

Two days before the announcement of results of Lok Sabha elections, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday hosted a farewell dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Sonia Gandhi hosts farewell dinner for PM Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was tonight lavishly praised at a farewell dinner hosted by Congress President Sonia Gandhi and attended by a galaxy of party leaders except Rahul Gandhi who skipped it, raising political eyebrows.

Exit polls a great time pass: Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has dismissed the predictions made by various exit polls as a "great time pass".

PM Manmohan Singh to chair last Cabinet meet today

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will chair his last Cabinet meet on Tuesday, a day before a farewell dinner being hosted by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on May 14 for him.

Congress top brass to hold consultations on post-poll strategy

After facing a difficult election, Congress top brass including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party chief Sonia Gandhi are expected to deliberate on the strategy ahead.

Manmohan Singh to hold last Cabinet meet on May 17: Report

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will on May 17 hold his last Cabinet meet before demitting office after 10 years as the head of a UPA coalition government, a report said on Monday.

PM Manmohan Singh`s failure to fight corruption led to govt`s undoing: Sanjaya Baru

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s "failure" to be assertive against corruption led to his government`s undoing and "rise" of Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, according to his former media advisor Sanjaya Baru.

Manmohan Singh to address nation on eve of demitting office

On the eve of his demitting office after 10 years at the head of a UPA coalition government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is to "address the people" in a farewell address.