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Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates Indian Panorama at 47th International Film Festival of India

Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates Indian Panorama at 47th International Film Festival of India

The Indian Panorama section featuring 47 feature and non-feature films got underway on Monday at the 47th International Film Festival of India, with Union minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu calling it a celebration of the "boundless power of creative medium of cinema".

Allegations that demonetisation decision leaked totally absurd, mischievous: Naidu

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday rejected allegations that the demonetisation move was leaked to certain people.

Social media is "going haywire", says Venkaiah Naidu

Social media is "going haywire", says Venkaiah Naidu

There can be no regulation of the media in a democracy, feels Information and Broadcasting minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who says self-regulation is good.

BJP will not "fish in troubled waters" of Uttar Pradesh, says Venkaiah Naidu

BJP will not "fish in troubled waters" of Uttar Pradesh, says Venkaiah Naidu

Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said BJP would not "fish in troubled waters" of Uttar Pradesh and dismissed as "totally false" allegation that his party had a hand in fueling the ongoing feud in the ruling Samajwadi Party.

E-auction for 2nd batch of 266 FM radio channels to begin today

E-auction for 2nd batch of 266 FM radio channels to begin today

E-auction for the second batch of 266 FM radio channels in 92 cities will begin on Wednesday with Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu expressing optimism for a very "positive" response.

Govt chalks out plan to celebrate 'Festival of Independence'

As the central government plans to celebrate in a big way the 'Festival of Independence', Union ministers will visit birthplaces of freedom fighters and border outposts across the country.

Now, BJP doesn't want 'Congress-mukt Bharat' – know why

Now, BJP doesn't want 'Congress-mukt Bharat' – know why

In a dramatic U-turn, Union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the BJP does not want a "Congress-mukt Bharat" but wants it as the main opposition party.

'Clean cities' Alappuzha, Panaji, Mysuru show the way in urban solid waste management

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday conferred the Clean City awards on Alappuzha, Panaji and Mysuru at a function here.

Good news for Delhites! Modi govt sanctions Rs 658 crore for 5 big projects - Know details

Good news for Delhites! Modi govt sanctions Rs 658 crore for 5 big projects - Know details

The projects are aimed at unclogging the key stretches of the national capital.

Media should focus on success stories: Venkaiah Naidu

Naidu, who took charge of the ministry last week, made the remarks at an event of the Centre for Science and Environment. 

Govt says Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's speeches 'highly objectionable'

Govt says Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's speeches 'highly objectionable'

Calling Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's speeches "highly objectionable", the government Thursday said the Home Ministry will take appropriate action after studying them.

Monsoon Session of Parliament to begin from July 18, end on August 12

Monsoon Session of Parliament to begin from July 18, end on August 12

The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) met on Wednesday and recommended holding of Parliament's Monsoon Session from July 18 to August 12.

CCPA to meet today to decide Monsoon Session dates

CCPA to meet today to decide Monsoon Session dates

Among the bills pending in the Rajya Sabha is the Goods and Services Tax Bill, moved in the Upper House in August last year after it was passed by the Lok Sabha.

France keenly interested in partnering with Puducherry: CM Narayanasamy

Narayanasamy said during his recent visit to New Delhi he had requested Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu to bring Puducherry under smart city programme.

Won't comment on Subramanian Swamy's remark on Arvind Subramanian: Venkaiah Naidu

Won't comment on Subramanian Swamy's remark on Arvind Subramanian: Venkaiah Naidu

Arvind Subramanian took charge as the Chief Economic Advisor in October 2014, succeeding Raghuram Rajan.

Congress workers disrupt Venkaiah Naidu's presser; 10 detained

Congress workers on Wednesday disrupted a press conference here of Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu who later hit back alleging that the party was losing grip in states it once ruled and must introspect on this.

India most tolerant country in the world: Naidu

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said India is the most tolerant country in the world and had a history of not attacking any nation even as he maintained that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government was committed to its agenda of development.

M Venkaiah Naidu, Arvind Kejriwal flag off driverless Metro train on trial run

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday flagged off the trial run of a driverless Metro train here.

NEET 2016: Government will take final call, says Venkaiah Naidu

NEET 2016: Government will take final call, says Venkaiah Naidu

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a batch of applications seeking that National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) may not be thrust on states.

40 cities to be selected in second round of smart city project: Govt

40 cities to be selected in second round of smart city project: Govt

Forty cities will be selected for the second phase of the Smart City Mission, which is likely to be announced by June, Rajya Sabha was told on Thursday.