PMK slams PM Modi govt for adopting ordinance route

BJP's Tamil Nadu ally PMK on Thursday flayed the Narendra Modi government at the Centre for adopting the ordinance route for increasing FDI cap in insurance sector, and charged that in the name of reforms NDA government was aiding big foreign and domestic firms.

No assurance by PM on conversion row led to disruptions in RS: CPI(M)

The "refusal" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assure action against those BJP Ministers and MPs who had made "provocative" statements on the conversion issue had caused disruption of Rajya Sabha proceedings, CPI(M) said on Thursday.

New bill to come in Parliament on rivers: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Tuesday said the central government plans to bring a bill in parliament to list 103 rivers as national waterways.

Govt to soon come with new plan to decongest Delhi: Naidu

The government will soon come up with a new urban plan to decongest Delhi, which includes expansion of metro rail, introduction of circular railway around the capital city and revival of the BRT corridor, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.

India, Bangladesh can work on mutually beneficial projects: PM Modi
India, Bangladesh can work on mutually beneficial projects: PM Modi

India conveyed to Bangladesh that it is willing to work on mutually beneficial projects during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Bangladesh President M. Abdul Hamid here Friday.

Rahul cannot see change PM Modi has brought as he is wearing Italian glasses: Amit Shah
Rahul cannot see change PM Modi has brought as he is wearing Italian glasses: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday saying that he could not see change that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought about in the country because he was wearing Italian glasses.

Post Peshawar attack, MHA issues fresh guidelines to schools on safety measures
Post Peshawar attack, MHA issues fresh guidelines to schools on safety measures

The Union Home Ministry on Friday issued fresh guidelines to schools across the country to fight terror in wake of terror attacks in a Peshawar school.

Govt slams Opposition for Rajya Sabha logjam

The government on Thursday attacked the opposition parties for stalling proceedings in Rajya Sabha, saying they are now in search of some excuse to justify their behaviour.

Centre de-classifies files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Highly classified information about the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has been made available to the public, the central government informed parliament Wednesday.

Finish fencing work along Indo-Bangla border in 3 months: SC to govt

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to complete fencing work along the Indo-Bangla border within three months to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam and streamline the process to deport them back.

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan hostile to India: Govt

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, which was responsible for the killing of 141 people, mostly children in a school in Peshawar, is considered to be hostile to Indian interests and has been maintaining links with al-Qaeda in the Indian sub-continent, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

'Clean India, Green India' – NDA govt's calendar for 2015 launched
'Clean India, Green India' – NDA govt's calendar for 2015 launched

Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley on Wednesday launched the Government of India's calendar for 2015.

Yet to recover Rs 2,394 crore of investor money from Saradha: Govt

Government on Tuesday said as much as Rs 2,394 crore of investors' money that was collected through ponzi schemes by the West Bengal-based Saradha Group is yet to be recovered.

24.8% vacancy in country's police forces: Govt

There is a 24.8 per cent vacancy in country's police forces, including both state and Centre, as per the latest records compiled in this regard till 2013, government on Tuesday said.

There should be no ban on conversion, says Sadhvi Niranjan

Days after the ruling NDA government at the Centre suggested that conversion could be banned, its minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Monday said there should be no ban on conversion if someone prefers it at his will.

Navodaya Vidyalayas puts on hold 'Good Governance Day' plans

Caught in the middle of a controversy, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti on Monday night advised its regional officials against going ahead with the 'Good Governance Day' celebrations on Christmas till the issuance of a circular by CBSE in this regard.

Zero tolerance of graft doesn't mean no graft: Goa BJP leader

Zero tolerance to corruption does not mean ending corruption totally, Goa state BJP vice president Wilfred Mesquita said Monday.

Will clean up Ganga in three years: Uma Bharti
Will clean up Ganga in three years: Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Sunday asserted that the Centre was committed to cleaning up Ganga within three years even as she voiced dismay over the extent of pollution after an inspection here saying the people were getting only "effluents" and not "Ganga jal" from the river.

Govt is 'selfish' in passing benefit of petro prices: Congress

Congress on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of having a "selfish" and "short-sighted" approach on petroleum prices and not passing on the benefits of the slump in international crude oil prices to the consumers.

Ensure fulfilment of Clean Ganga Mission by 2020: PAC to govt

Noting "systematic" deficiencies in efforts to restore the Ganga to its pristine form, a parliamentary panel has urged the government to take steps for the effective implementation of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) and ensure that the Clean Ganga Mission gets "fructified" by 2020.