Senior party leaders not sidelined: Naidu

Union Urban Development and Parliamentary affairs minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday dismissed reports of senior party leaders being sidelined and said it was a 'generational change'.

BJP would have won 314 seats, if LS polls took place now: Naidu

BJP would have fetched a thumping 314 seats on its own, 32 seats more than the number it won in the last General elections, if the polls were held at present, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Tuesday.

Parliamentary standing panels to be in place by August end: Naidu

The Parliamentary Standing Committees are likely to be in place by this month end as the political parties have given the names of their MPs for the purpose.

Kharge`s `bulldozing` remarks anger Venkaiah Naidu

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday earned the wrath of Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in the Lok Sabha over his "bulldozing" remarks against the government.

Central funding norm for Metro projects to be relaxed

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that keeping in view the growing popularity of and demand for Metro Rail services, government is considering reducing the population norm for financing metro rail projects.

Delhi Metro`s airport line`s ridership up

The average monthly ridership of Delhi Metro`s Airport Express line has increased by 30.40 percent since July 2013, Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu said Wednesday.

Insurance bill not coming in RS today, Govt seeks Opposition support

With the opposition demanding that the Insurance (amendment) bill be referred to a Select Committee, Government on Sunday night deferred its plan to move the NDA`s first major economic reforms legislation for the consideration of Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Speaker to take up parliament canteen food issue: Venkaiah

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is expected to take up with all concerned the issue of providing food in Parliament in the wake of complaints from several members over the bad quality.

Naidu takes stock, biometric attendance soon for Urban Development ministry staff

After Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M Venkaiah Naidu made a surprise check of Nirman Bhawan to find many officers and junior staff missing from their seats during office hours, a set of instructions and checks were issued on Monday for monitoring attendance of employees and ensuring efficiency.

`Modi government has done commendable work in two months`

Asserting that Narendra Modi govt has done commendable work since it assumed office two months ago, Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said it was trying to put the country`s economy back on rails.

`Modi government has done commendable work in two months`

Asserting that the Narendra Modi government has done commendable work since it assumed office two months ago, union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said it was trying to put the country`s economy back on rails.

Cong criticism on LoP issue unfair: Venkaiah Naidu

Accusing Congress of indulging in unfair criticism on the Leader of Opposition (LoP) issue, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asserted that the matter is in the purview of the Lok Sabha Speaker.

No proposal to cut short parliament session: Venkaiah Naidu

Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said there was no proposal to cut short the ongoing parliament session, and added the government has enough business.

Centre financing schemes for sewage treatment plants: Minister

The Union government is impressing upon state governments and municipal bodies to incorporate rain water harvesting projects in their urban and country plans, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.

No proposal to curtail Budget session: Naidu

The government on Thursday said there was no proposal to curtail the current session of Parliament as there was much business left.

Modi govt to set up 100 smart cities

Government is planning to set up 100 smart cities across the country that will provide all modern amenities, education and employment opportunities.

Centre clears 23 projects for Delhi

The central government has sanctioned 23 infrastructure projects to make Delhi a world class city, union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said Wednesday.

BJP leaders condole Giriraj Kishore`s death

BJP leaders on Monday condoled the death of VHP leader Giriraj Kishore, saying his life and thoughts epitomised selfless service.

CPWD to set up public works academy at Ghaziabad

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu announced the setting up of `National Academy of Public Works` at Ghaziabad.

Naidu asks parties to maintain decorum in Parliament

Taking exception to TMC disrupting the proceedings in the Lok Sabha over Rail budget, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu appealed to all political parties to maintain decency and decorum in the House.