Projects in Gandhi bastions in UP fall on bad times

Having basked in envious glory for the past few decades, the Gandhi bastions of Rae Bareli and Amethi in Uttar Pradesh seem to have fallen on bad times after the ascendancy of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the centre.

'UPA govt said declassifying Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose documents would cause law and order problem'
'UPA govt said declassifying Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose documents would cause law and order problem'

The former United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had rejected declassifying documents related to Subhas Chandra Bose claiming it could lead to a law and order situation, alleged Netaji's grand-nephew on Monday.

Indian Mujahideen ​is `sectarian`, not a terror organisation: Congress leader

Indian Mujahideen (IM) is only a "sectarian outfit" and its members are not terrorists, said All India Congress Committee's minority cell chairman Khurshid Ahmed Saiyed.

CBI failed to establish bribe charges against me: A Raja

Former telecom minister A Raja, an accused in the spectrum scam, has claimed that the CBI has failed to establish charges of bribe taking or any wrongdoing in the case against him.

SC quashes extension of OBC reservation to Jats, says community not backward
SC quashes extension of OBC reservation to Jats, says community not backward

In a blow to the erstwhile UPA government, the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the notification to include Jats in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) for according benefits of reservation to them.

SC to pronounce verdict on quota for Jats today
SC to pronounce verdict on quota for Jats today

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce judgment on Tuesday on a batch of petitions challenging the validity of the reservation for Jats by including them in other backward class (OBC) category.

UPA's land act was defective, says Arun Jaitley

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".

Will trace 'extraneous influence' during Jayanthi's term as Environment Minister: Javadekar

The government will "trace" cases of "extraneous influence" in the clearance of specific files during Jayanthi Natarajan's stint as Environment Minister under the previous UPA government, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

BJP rejects Manish Tewari's allegations that govt working for corporates

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday rejected former union minister's allegations against the government on the issue of the government working for corporates, stating that the crony capitalism that he talks about was the USP of the former United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government.

Black money: Congress dares Jaitley to reveal names, says don't resort to 'blackmail'
Black money: Congress dares Jaitley to reveal names, says don't resort to 'blackmail'

Congress on Wednesday asked the Modi government not to resort to "blackmail" on the issue of naming black money holders and dared it to come out with full information without indulging in "selective leakage".

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.