PM launches `MyGov` portal for citizens to contribute in governance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched a website mygov.nic.in that aims to help citizens contribute in governance by giving their opinions and views on important issues like Clean Ganga or skill development.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s 17-point agenda for the nation

Early into his tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has listed a 17-point plan to take India forward.

E-files, the new Modi mantra to paperless governance

No more piles of dog-eared files and clipped paper stacks littering office desks. It is the time of e-files in the new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Punjab govt announces 6-months deadline for completing reforms

Punjab government on Monday announced a six months deadline for the completion of all governance reforms initiated in the Local Bodies department.

Each organ of state should work within its sphere: CBI director

Highlighting importance of independence of judiciary, CBI director Ranjit Sinha Thursday said each organ of the state should work within its sphere and avoid interference in each other`s working.

Narendra Modi launches `Chai Pe Charcha`; attacks Congress on governance, black money

Milking `chai wala` barb against him for all its worth, Narendra Modi sipped tea at ease as he interacted with the common man across 1000 places through video on Wednesday.

People have realised AAP cannot govern: Narayanasamy

Taking a swipe at AAP for its dharna at New Delhi for two days, Union Minister V Narayanasamy today said the people of national capital have realised that the fledgling party was incapable of governing.

Kejriwal should focus on governance: Sanjay Nirupam

AICC secretary Sanjay Nirupam on Monday asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to stop indulging in "drama" and concentrate on governance instead.

Google asks India to embrace transparency in Internet use

Asserting that Internet freedom will help attack corruption, Google`s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has asked India to embrace "transparency and openness" of the web that will have a potentially game-changing impact on governance.

Top ex-bureaucrats blame political class for poor governance

At a time when nexus between bureaucrats and politicians is being seen as the main factor for widespread corruption in country, top ex-bureaucrats lamented political interference in system.

Governance chaotic as steel frame has rusted, says SC

The Supreme Court Thursday said India`s governance would not have faced a chaotic situation had the bureaucracy not allowed itself - the "steel frame" of the state - to be rusted.

I and Modi share the same dream: Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader and Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Friday took potshots at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his statement that he never dreamt of becoming the Prime Minister.

Parliament adjourned till Wednesday over coal allotments

Both houses of parliament were repeatedly disrupted and finally adjourned till Wednesday.

Food security scheme: Distribution of grains starts in Delhi

Distribution of food grains under the ambitious Food Security Programme formally began in the national capital on Sunday with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit offering the entitlement to identified beneficiaries in several areas.

Manipur govt trying to implement NFSO by Sept 30

Manipur government is making all out efforts for implementation of National Food Security Ordinance (NFSO) in the state by September 30.

Landmark Land Acquisition Bill gets Lok Sabha nod

The path-breaking Land Acquisition Bill, was passed by the Lok Sabha with overwhelming majority on Thursday.

India doesn`t have permanent security policy: Ex-Army chief

India does not have a permanent security or defence policy, former Army chief, Gen VP Malik, has said.

Punjab cities to have BRTS

Despite its not so successful run in New Delhi, the Punjab government plans to implement the Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) in major cities in Punjab, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal announced Wednesday.

Congress thanks government for food bill

A day after the Lok Sabha passed the food security bill, the Congress thanked the United Progressive Alliance government for it.

Keep Food Bill in abeyance till CMs consulted: Mulayam Singh

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had on Monday reluctantly supported the Food Security Bill in the Lok Sabha.

Food Security Bill: India can feed its people, says Sonia Gandhi

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the Food Security Bill could lessen the sufferings of brothers and sisters across the nation.

Sayeed calls for de-escalation of LoC tensions

Condemning the killing of Indian soldiers on the Line of Control (LoC), former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed late on Sunday called for immediate de-escalation of tensions on the boundary.

We hope food bill will be passed in Parliament: PC Chacko

Congress on Sunday expressed the hope that the landmark measure, food bill, will get approved during the coming week.

Pakistan to release 365 Indian prisoners on Saturday

Pakistan on Thursday announced that it will release 365 Indian prisoners, including 340 fishermen and 25 crew members of vessels, on Saturday.

Glaring rise in disorder under Mamata regime: Rights panel chief

State human rights panel chief Asok Kumar Ganguly contended there was "glaring increase in disorder" under the Mamata Banerjee regime.

Being born in India is like winning lottery of history: UK envoy

"Being born in India in 21st century is like winning lottery of history" - This is how British envoy explained immense potential for growth in India.

Counter Opposition propaganda in one voice: Rahul Gandhi to his men

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked party`s media managers "not to remain silent" and counter "with content" the Opposition propaganda.

58.28% polling in Mandya in final EC compilation of LS bypoll

Mandya recorded poll percentage of 58.28 in Lok Sabha bypoll while Bangalore Rural recorded 51.97, according to final compilation of EC.

Ashwani Kumar appointed special envoy with cabinet rank

Nearly three months after he had to resign as Union Law Minister in a blaze of controversy, Ashwani Kumar has been appointed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as his Special Envoy to visit Japan.

Omar asks Pakistan to stop ceasefire violations

Asking Pakistan to stop ceasefire violations along LoC, Omar Abdullah said people on both sides of the border were bearing the brunt of it.