Ministers have freedom to take decisions under Modi: Prakash Javadekar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives his ministerial colleagues all the freedom and encourages them to take decisions, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday while remarking that "policy paralysis" had come to an end under the new regime.

Decision on staying with NDA after talks with PM: Uddhav Thackeray
Decision on staying with NDA after talks with PM: Uddhav Thackeray

A day after announcing that Union Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete would resign from the Modi government, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday that, as of now, there is no proposal to pull out of the NDA government.

Shiv Sena's Anant Geete to quit Modi cabinet
Shiv Sena's Anant Geete to quit Modi cabinet

As expected, the Shiv Sena on Monday announced that Union Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete would resign from the Modi government.

Minority groups ask govt to take action against hate campaigns

Several civil society groups and minority organisations on Saturday called upon the government to take action against "motivated hate and violence campaigns" targeting religious minorities while pitching for "zero tolerance" instead of a "moratorium" to end communal violence.

Pawar slams NDA at campaign rallies, spares Congress

 Campaigning for Maharashtra Assembly polls, NCP chief Sharad Pawar today slammed the NDA government at the Centre, saying no 'acche din' (good days) are in the sight as promised by the party during the Lok Sabha polls campaigning.

Centre to spend Rs 2 lakh crore by 2019 for 'Clean India'

The Centre will spend nearly Rs 2 lakh crore in five-year time as part of its ambitious plan to completely clean India by October 2019, coinciding with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Youth Congress workers protesting against Modi govt lathicharged
Youth Congress workers protesting against Modi govt lathicharged

The Congress party's rally against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Thursday turned violent when the members of its youth wing, trying to break barricades, clashed with the police, which had to resort to mild lathi charge to disperse them.

NDA govt led down people, alleges Congress

Congress Tuesday accused the NDA government at Centre of disappointing people by not fulfilling the promises the party made during elections and claimed that it was just following the programmes of former UPA government.

Cleaning Ganga will take 18 years, massive investment, Centre tells Supreme Court

After being rapped by the Supreme Court for its approach to clean Ganga, the Narendra Modi government has placed before it a blueprint of short, medium and long term measures that spread over 18 years and thousands of crore of investment to restore the glory of the holy river.

Sushil blames Nitish for breaking alliance with NDA

Observing that Bihar has missed yet another opportunity to fast track development due to the state government's confrontationist attitude towards the Centre, former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday squarely blamed his erstwhile boss Nitish Kumar for breaking alliance with the NDA.

Modi govt meting out step-motherly treatment to Uttarakhand: Congress

The ruling Congress in Uttarakhand Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of meting out step-motherly treatment to the state for political reasons.

Bypoll defeat will lead BJP-RSS to focus more on communal polarisation: CPI(M)

Poor performance of BJP-led NDA in successive assembly by-elections would eventually lead the BJP-RSS combine to focus more on the core Hindutva agenda of communal polarisation, CPI(M) has warned.

Jayalalithaa opposes Centre's 'Hindi in universities' directive
Jayalalithaa opposes Centre's 'Hindi in universities' directive

Given the extreme sensitivity in Tamil Nadu over the issue, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday opposed the Centre's circular on teaching Hindi universities.

Lokpal panel: Cong slams BJP for 'non-serious' attitude

Congress on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government for what it termed was its "non- serious" attitude towards the issue of corruption as it took up the matter of its U-turn on the appointment of a UPA- nominated candidate to the Lokpal panel.

No question of demolishing Ram Sethu: Gadkari

Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday asserted that Ram Sethu structure will not be demolished for the construction of Sethusamudram shipping canal project.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Ranchi on Sept 23

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Ranchi on September 23 where he will take stock of the security situation in Jharkhand, one of the worst Naxal-hit states.

Congress gags leaders from speaking on party's behalf, Manish Tewari reacts 'emotionally'

The Congress on Monday asked its leaders to refrain from making statements on behalf of the party while also releasing the list of 5 official senior spokesperson and 13 spokespersons.

Centre's decision on new paddy norms anti-farmer: Punjab Congress

 Punjab Congress on Sunday flayed the Centre's decision fixing new norms about paddy procurement and milling as "anti-farmer" step.

Dikshit slams NDA for nudging UPA-appointed guvs to quit

Attacking the NDA government for "forcing" UPA-appointed governors to quit, former Kerala Governor and three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said the new dispensation targeted the holders of the constitutional office "selectively" and "humiliated" them which does not auger well for democracy.

NDA allies PMK, MDMK ask Centre to withdraw circular on Hindi

PMK and MDMK, constituents of BJP-led NDA, on Sunday protested against a Home Ministry circular to varsities that Hindi be taught along with English as a primary language, calling it another attempt to "impose" Hindi and sought its immediate withdrawal.