Govt mulls appointment of new governors after Budget session

The NDA government is planning to fill up vacancies of governors in nine states after the Budget session of Parliament as one incumbent is holding the charge of four states while five others are in-charge of at least two states each.

NDA constituent PMK continues attack against Centre

 Continuing its attack on the Centre over farmers' issues, NDA constituent PMK today asked how it could be a farmer's welfare government when the rise in interest rate of farm loans was more than the increase in procurement price of crops.

Land bill draconian, Oppn should defeat it in RS: PMK

Slamming the land acquisition bill as "draconian", NDA constituent PMK Wednesday called for opposition unity to defeat it in the Rajya Sabha.

PMO to discuss strategy to highlight govt's achievements in first year

The Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) is expected to discuss the communication strategy to highlight the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA Government`s achievements in the first year during a meeting likely to be held on Wednesday.

Centre wants to dilute land bill for industrial lobby: Congress

The Congress party on Monday said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government intends to dilute the Land Acquisition Bill to the extent that is acceptable to the industrial lobby.

PM Modi's jibe at UPA in Canada regrettable: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday hit back at the allegations made against the UPA government by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Canada and said it was time for some 'ghar wapsi' on part of the NDA government.

Narendra Modi projects his govt as pro-poor, pro-farmer
Narendra Modi projects his govt as pro-poor, pro-farmer

 Accused of being pro-corporate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday projected his government as pro-poor and pro-farmers and lashed out at his critics for their "congenital habit" of running down BJP.

Modi sarkar's attitude is totally anti-farmer: Sonia Gandhi at Kisan rally

NDA is conspiring against farmers by making changes in Land Acquisition act, said Sonia Gandhi at Kisan rally.

Congress threatens to hit back at PM from foreign soil

 In a tit for tat action, Congress on Friday threatened to campaign against Prime Minister Narendra Modi abroad whenever he attacks previous governments of the country on foreign soil and said he should behave like a PM and not an RSS 'pracharak'.

NDA's Smart City project, New Urban Mission to roll out soon?

The much awaited 'Smart City' project and the new urban renewal mission -- two of the NDA government's flagship programmes -- are likely to be launched by the end of this month after a nod from the Cabinet.

Centre has neglected the affected farmers: Shiv Pal


Amethi: Uttar Pradesh PWD minister Shiv Pal Yadav on Monday accused of the NDA government at the Centre of neglecting the farmers who have lost their crops in recent rains and hailstorm.

AAP slams land ordinance as anti-farmer

Dubbing the BJP-led NDA government's ordinance for amending Land Acquisition Act as anti-farmer and anti-tribal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it seeks to benefit big companies, harming the interest of the people.

Govt's diktat to guvs: Don't leave states without telling President

 The Centre has put restrictions on the travel of governors saying they have to stay in their respective states for at least 292 days in a year and not leave station until or unless approved by the President.

'BJP hurting farmers' sentiments by making changes in Land Act'

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Thursday said the NDA-led Central government was hurting the farmers' sentiments by making changes in the Land Acquisition Act brought by the previous government.

Land Acquisition Law passed under UPA was conspiracy against farmers: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday alleged that the Land Acquisition Law passed in 2013 under the UPA regime was a "conspiracy" to shun rural areas from development and render landless people jobless.

NDA ally, PMK slams PM's 'silence' on red sanders killing in AP

NDA ally PMK today flayed the Prime Minister's 'silence' on gunning down of 20 people, many of them Tamils, in a police operation in Andhra Pradesh against red sanders smugglers and sought a probe either by a Supreme Court judge or CBI, saying only Central intervention could ensure justice.

No policy paralysis, only dynamism: PM Narendra Modi
No policy paralysis, only dynamism: PM Narendra Modi

Less than two months before his government completes an year in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated that his government is working for the common man.

Decision on Marathi films taken by previous govt: Jaitley

Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday sought to downplay the controversy over Maharashtra government's directive on compulsory screening of Marathi films in multiplexes saying it was a decision taken by the previous state government 10 years ago.

NDA four times ahead of Congress in helping capitalists: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday alleged that the NDA government's Land Acquisition Bill was not in the interest of farmers and her party will oppose it in Rajya Sabha, as the chorus of demand for withdrawing the new Bill grew louder.

Janata Parivar merger not to affect NDA's prospects in Bihar, claims Kushwaha

Union minister and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha today said the Janata Parivar's merger will not affect NDA's prospect in the Bihar Assembly elections.