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Subramanian Swamy calls Sonia Gandhi `fifth class pass`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:31

Taking a jibe at Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said she had just studied till the fifth grade, and hence, was making senseless statements in connection with the National Herald case.

BJP needs to be made stronger in East and South: Amit Shah

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:40

Setting out his agenda, BJP`s new president Amit Shah said the party needs to be strengthened in eastern and southern parts of India.

Mine owners trespassing into govt property, claims Goa NGO

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:25

A Goa-based NGO, which had successfully petitioned the Supreme Court against illegal mining on Friday alleged that mine owners are occupying leases after the apex court order, amounting to trespassing into government property.

Increased FDI to reduce corruption in defence sector: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:41

Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh sought to allay apprehensions over increasing the FDI limit in defence sector saying this move will help India to reduce corruption in the sector and eliminate middlemen.

Cyper operation centres to be set up for threat management: Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:35

Cyber Operation Centres will be set up for threat management and mitigation as part of efforts to protect defence networks from cyber attacks, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Congress refuses to comment on Barack Obama`s invite to Modi

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:24

Congress refrained from commenting on the US formally inviting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a visit to that country saying this is an issue between the governments of the two countries.

BJP member raises Moradabad issue in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:14

A BJP member in Lok Sabha on Friday raised the issue of a recent clash over use of loudspeakers in a temple in an Uttar Pradesh town, leading to a war of words with the sole member of Samajwadi Party present in the House.

Bihar govt justifies Rohtas police firing

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:10

As the July 8 police firing in Rohtas claiming two lives triggered widespread protest, the Bihar government said it was done in self-defence.

Congress, NCP to contest Maharashtra Assembly polls together: Prithviraj Chavan

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 19:22

Expressing his full confidence over the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance winning a fourth term in office, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said it would fight the upcoming Assembly elections together.

Raj Thackeray mocks Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:11

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, who was all praises for Narendra Modi before elections, was now heard poking fun at the Prime Minister.

Budget will lead to revival of economy: BJP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:23

BJP leaders welcomed the 2014-15 budget, saying it will lead to revival of economy.

Union budget 2014-15: Ministerial colleagues say Arun Jaitley has done great job

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:02

Union ministers were all praise for the first Budget of the Narendra Modi government, saying Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has done a great job and brought wonderful, growth-oriented proposals that would boost the economy and help the common man.