Haryana polls: Parties' decision to field khap leaders fails to click

Political parties' decision to put to test Khap leaders at the hustings in Haryana failed to deliver desired results.

Maharashtra polls: BJP vote share doubles from 2009

The vote share of BJP in Maharashtra Assembly elections doubled compared to that in 2009 to help catapult its tally from 46 to 122 seats in a five-cornered contest and it was also marginally higher than it got in the May Lok Sabha polls.

'Spectacular' poll show will set trend for other states: Naidu

The "spectacular performance" by BJP in the Assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana would be a trendsetter for elections in other states as the "good days" are on in the country under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.

'Spectacular' poll show will set trend for other states: Naidu

The "spectacular performance" by BJP in the Assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana would be a trendsetter for elections in other states as the "good days" are on in the country under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.

Centre calls meeting of five states on Ganga
Centre calls meeting of five states on Ganga

The central government has called a meeting of five states to stop the flow of untreated sewage water into the Ganga river, said a statement Wednesday.

Clean Ganga: Uma Bharti, Venkaiah Naidu urge state govts to cooperate in rejuvenating the river
Clean Ganga: Uma Bharti, Venkaiah Naidu urge state govts to cooperate in rejuvenating the river

Minister of Water Resources Uma Bharti on Wednesday discussed issues relating to urban component of cleaning of the River Ganga with Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.

Public perception of legislature is matter of concern: Naidu

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said the public perception about the functioning of our Parliament and state legislatures is a matter of concern.

Centre constitutes high-powered panel on decongestion of Delhi
Centre constitutes high-powered panel on decongestion of Delhi

In a bid to decongest the roads of the national capital, the Centre has set up a high-powered committee to look into the issue and suggest corrective measures.

BJP would come to power in Maha: Venkaiahv

Regretting that BJP-Shiv Sena alliance could not continue in Maharashtra, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Monday expressed confidence that his party would come to power on its own in the western state.

Pressure tactics won't work, Naidu tells Ajit Singh
Pressure tactics won't work, Naidu tells Ajit Singh

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Friday said RLD leader Ajit Singh's "threats" on being asked to vacate his government bungalow here "won't work".

Vijayawada, Vizag to be developed as smart cities: Naidu

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Monday said Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh would be developed as 'smart cities'.

Peace talks and terrorism cannot go hand in hand: Venkaiah

Maintaining that India wanted good neighbourly relationship, Union Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said Pakistan should stop funding terrorists and cannot expect peace talks when there is continuous firing across the border.

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.