Andhra Pradesh Cabinet urges Centre to confer Bharat Ratna on NTR

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet adopted a resolution on Wednesday, requesting the Government of India to confer the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on the late AP Chief Minister NT Rama Rao.

For clean India, put an end to safai karmacharis' woes: AAP to govt

Ahead of the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2, AAP has taken up the cause of "safai karmacharis" and said the government should initiate action to put an end to their woes.

Sale of imported fireworks illegal, punishable: Govt

Amid complaints of rising illegal imports of fireworks from China ahead of Diwali, the government today said that possession and sale of imported fireworks is "illegal and punishable".

Delhi HC stops Centre from appointing Principal Commissioners of IT

The Delhi High Court on Monday restrained the Centre from taking a decision on appointment to a newly-created post of Principal Commissioner of Income Tax on a plea alleging that the process adopted to appoint a person to that office was illegal.

Courses that complement 'Make in India' campaign required: Smriti Irani

Union HRD minister Smriti Irani on Friday urged the Vice Chancellors of all the Gujarat-based universities to design courses to help the potential boom in the manufacturing sector with the launch of Make in India campaign.

PM sanctions Rs 2 lakh for next of kin of those dead in Assam, Meghalaya flood

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in Assam and Meghalaya floods.

NDA govt seemd to be on right path on foreign policy: Natwar Singh

Former external affairs minister Kunwar Natwar Singh on Thursday suggested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus more on India's neighbours and SAARC members as part of the foreign policy and said the NDA government seemed to be on the 'right track".

Food inflation can be curbed by halting wastage: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Strengthening of backward and forward linkages will help in controlling the food wastage, which is estimated at over Rs 40,000 crore, and also aid in curbing inflation, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Thursday.

Centre selectively targeting NGOs: Louise Khurshid

Louise Khurshid, wife of Congress leader Salman Khurshid, on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "political vendetta", a day after Union Social Justice Ministry referred a case against her NGO to the Law Ministry for a CBI probe.

MoUs will enrich India-China ties: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the MOUs between India and China that were signed on Wednesday would further strengthen ties between the two countries.

High visa fee, other issues raised with United States: Govt

India on Wednesday raised its concerns with the US authorities over high visa fees and discriminatory social security benefits to Indian professionals working in America.

Hope PM would convey India's concerns to Chinese President: Congress

Ahead of Sino-India talks here tomorrow, Congress on Wednesday hoped Prime Minister Narendra Modi would "discuss and register" India's concerns over Chinese "incursions" into Indian territory with visiting President President Xi Jinping.

Centre mulling branding for items made by women of India

Products created or manufactured by the women of the country could soon be identifiable by a unique brand name as the Centre is planning to introduce a distinctive 'Women of India' labelling for such items.

SC asks AG to look at Centre's appointment process on CVC, VC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to examine the allegation that Government was going ahead with the appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner(CVC) and Vigilance Commissioner (VC) by giving a go bye to the apex court directions.

Frequency of communal statements on rise under BJP rule: Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday alleged that the frequency of issuing communally-charged statements in public has gone up after BJP assumed power at Centre.

Centre's relief offer to J&K floods is more than any 'package': Jitendra Singh

After touring the flood-hit areas of Udhampur and Reasi districts in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the Centre's relief offer was "much more than any package".

Be cautious in dealing with China: Gujarat Congress tells Modi govt

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Gujarat tomorrow, Congress on Tuesday said the Narendra Modi government should be cautious in dealing with China considering the "bad experience" in the past.

BJP's strength is its organisation, workers: PM Narendra Modi
BJP's strength is its organisation, workers: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Gujarat on Tuesday, a day ahead a day ahead of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the state, said that the strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party were its workers and its organisation.

E-rickshaw ban: Arvind Kejriwal to meet Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal will meet Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday on the issue of the ban on e-rickshaws in the national capital.

Mizoram not dumping ground for governors: VK Singh

Former army chief and now union minister Gen VK Singh (retd) Monday said Mizoram was not a "dumping ground" for governors and those who resigned did so on their own.