Environment ministry to organise brain-storming camp for officers

Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday said his ministry would organise a "Chintan Shivir" or a platform for its officers to ideate and suggest measures geared towards "good" governance.

Forest officials' views before amendments to key environment laws

Government will take views of senior forest officials before bringing amendments to five key environment laws enacted between 1971 and 1986, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday.

Cong's four-day 'Chintan Shivir' ahead of Bihar poll starts

Congress on Tuesday began its four day- camp here to cement factionalism in the party and broadbase its support among people ahead of the Bihar elections due later this year.

Gujarat Congress to organise two-day `Chintan Shivir`

To `introspect` and discuss reasons behind its poor performance in the recently held Lok Sabha elections in which all 26 Congress candidates lost, the Gujarat Congress has organised a two-day `Chintan Shibir`.

Gujarat Cong to organise two-day `Chintan Shivir`

To `introspect` and discuss reasons behind its poor performance in the recently held Lok Sabha elections in which all 26 Congress candidates lost, the Gujarat Congress has organised a two-day `Chintan Shibir` (introspection meet) here, beginning from Saturday.

Chintan shivir: SAD to focus on LS polls; faces Congress attack

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal said `chintan shivir` of SAD-BJP alliance will focus on carving out detailed action plan for Lok Sabha polls, while Congress attacked for organising meeting in Goa.

SAD to discuss strategy for LS polls in `chintan shivir`

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) on Wednesday said the party will discuss a strategy for the coming Lok Sabha elections at its four-day `Chintan Shivir` to be held in Goa from April 7.

SAD to hold conclave in Goa

After brainstorming in a party conclave in Shimla in 2009, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is all slated to hold another `chintan` conclave in Goa, next month.

Ban RSS, BJP if we are terrorists: Rajnath dares Shinde

In scathing attack on Sushilkumar Shinde over his "Hindu terror" remarks, BJP president Rajnath Singh dared him to ban RSS and BJP and arrest all their leaders if there was any evidence against them.

Congressmen project Rahul Gandhi as PM candidate

Rahul Gandhi`s elevation as Congress Vice President and his address at AICC meeting has led to jubiliant partymen projecting him as Prime Ministerial candidate who can lead the party to power again.

BJP recalls Rajiv Gandhi`s speech as inspiring, passionate

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was praised by BJP as it described his speech in 80s as "passionate" and "inspiring," while dismissing Rahul Gandhi`s Jaipur speech as that of "opposition leader".

Had I been a heavyweight, I would have become UP CM: Shivpal Yadav

Samajwadi Party`s Shivpal Singh Yadav suggested that he is not among "heavyweights" in the party.

BJP calls Rahul Gandhi`s elevation `family inheritance`

BJP reacted to Rahul Gandhi`s appointment as Congress vice president by raising questions over his potential.

Eye on 2014, Congress asks secular forces to unite

Congress on Sunday called on all secular forces and progressive forces of the country to unite in ideological battle against those who polarise and divide the society.

UPA communication strategy not very effective: PM

Reacting on recent ceasefire violations at the LoC, PM Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that such actions can have negative impact on bilateral relations.

Every woman has a fundamental right to be safe: Sonia Gandhi

On the final day of the Congress ‘Chintan Shivir’ held at Jaipur, party president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday touched upon the issue of women safety.

Rahul Gandhi to give first speech as Congress vice president today

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is likely to make his first speech reportedly on Sunday, a day after he was elevate to the number two position in the party at the ‘Chintan Shivir’.

Crackers, drumbeats welcome Rahul ascendancy to vice president

Hundreds of Youth Congress and NSUI supporters Saturday welcomed the elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress vice president by bursting crackers and beating drums outside the venue of the `Chintan Shivir` here.

After elevation, Rahul Gandhi thanks party

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed his gratitude and thanked the party leaders at the CWC meeting.

Cong `Shivir` a mere party event to launch Rahul Gandhi: Raje

Former chief minister and Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Vasundhara Raje on Saturday claimed that no serious issues were discussed during the conclave.