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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.