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.

If Pakistan wants then talks can be held again: Rajnath Singh
If Pakistan wants then talks can be held again: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday threw indications that the Narendra Modi government is willing to engaging Pakistan in a meaningful dialogue if it responds positively.

Need to cap greenhouse farm emissions: Devinder Sharma
Need to cap greenhouse farm emissions: Devinder Sharma

Policy Analyst Devinder Sharma in an interview to OneWorld South Asia has urged the NDA government for providing assured monthly income to the Indian farmers.

Swaraj to visit Afghanistan on Wednesday

As Afghanistan eagerly waits result of the presidential polls, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit the strategically important ally on Wednesday to further enhance ties and review key projects being implemented by India in the trouble-torn country.

Youth Congress launches "100 Days Modi Fail" agitation

Youth Congress on Tuesday launched protests against the NDA at various places in the national capital over its alleged failure in meeting the poll promises, during the first 100 days of the government .

Samajwadi Party chief should first introspect his party's performance: BJP

In a counter attack, BJP on Sunday asked Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to first introspect about the performance of his party's 30-month-old government before accusing the three-month-old NDA dispensation at the Centre of not fulfilling its promises.

Now, Modi to connect with people over radio

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now connect to people over radio, seeking suggestions and answering questions on issues concerning the common man.

Kiran Bedi lauds achievements of Modi govt's 100-day rule

Urging people to become participatory citizens in the changing India under Narendra Modi's leadership, social activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday said she had noticed tightening of bureaucracy and shifting of foreign policy during the 100-day rule of NDA government.

Pak should avoid ceasefire violation: Rajnath Singh

Asserting that India wants good relations with neighbouring countries, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that Pakistan should avoid violation of ceasefire.