Deregulation of diesel and fertiliser prices and the issue of FDI in rail and defence on Wednesday drew fire from West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee, who said Trinamool Congress would raise the matter in Parliament.
Union minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday mentioned comparative efforts of Narendra Modi government and UPA rule on black money issue and appealed to political parties to speak with "gravity" after seriously pondering over the matter.
Days after his meeting with DMK Treasurer MK Stalin triggered speculation about possible political realignment in Tamil Nadu ahead of 2016 Assembly polls, MDMK chief Vaiko on Sunday sought to downplay the development, saying too much was read into it.
Government is planning to merge the Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of India schemes saying that the latter is more popular and provides for lifelong visa through a process which is more user- friendly, quick and simple.
The nation's campaign against black money may not yield good results as sources claimed on Thursday that there are no big names having any links with major political parties or corporate houses in the government's list of 627 foreign account holders that was provided to the Supreme Court yesterday.
On a day when the Centre submitted to the Supreme Court names of the 627 people believed to be holding accounts in foreign banks, noted anti-corruption crusader and social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday raised doubts over the BJP-NDA government's intention to bring back black money stashed in foreign locations.
The main opposition party Congress has reacted strongly to BJP-led NDA government's move on the black money issue minutes after the Centre submitted names of 627 people who have stashed huge money in foreign bank accounts on Wednesday.
Adaptation, capacity building and strengthening rural capacities are the government's foremost concerns for addressing the challenges to climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Monday.