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.
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.
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.
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 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, 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.
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.
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.