PM holds pre-Diwali dinner for Council of Ministers, Sena minister present

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hosted a pre-Diwali dinner for the Council of Ministers where he stressed on keeping up the momentum of the cleanliness mission launched by him earlier this month.

Ministers have freedom to take decisions under PM Modi: Javadekar
Ministers have freedom to take decisions under PM Modi: 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 Tuesday while remarking that "policy paralysis" had come to an end under the new regime.

Union ministers to meet partymen to hear grievances

As part of efforts to improve coordination between the party and the government, Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, V K Singh, Kiran Rijiju and Sadanda Gowda will meet partymen and hear their grievances and suggestions at the BJP headquarters next week.

Modi`s `double standard` on appointment of private secretaries: Congress

Congress on Tuesday attacked Narendra Modi over his government`s decision to put on hold the appointment of private secretaries to some Union Ministers alleging it reflects his "double standard".

Haryana gets two union ministers

Two Lok Sabha members from Haryana - Rao Inderjeet Singh and Krishan Pal Gujjar - Monday took oath as members of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s council of ministers.

Seven Union Ministers taste humiliating defeat in UP

All seven UPA ministers, including Salman Khurshid, Ajit Singh and Sriprakash Jaiswal, who contested in Uttar Pradesh have suffered defeat.

Prominent Union Ministers who are trailing

Over a dozen Union Cabinet ministers are trailing in their respective seats as the Modi wave uprooted ruling Congress-led UPA alliance in most parts of the country.

I will continue to bat for India, says Sachin Tendulkar

Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said that he will "continue to bat for India" in all spheres of life in his endeavour to bring smile on the faces of the common people.

Govt reminds departments to check discretionary powers of ministers

Over 30 central government ministries have failed to form guidelines to check arbitrariness in use of discretionary powers enjoyed by their ministers, nearly 21 months after the Centre had issued such a directive.

Union Ministers` remarks against gay sex verdict unwarranted: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed its displeasure with several Union ministers who had reacted adversely to its verdict reversing a Delhi High Court order on Section 377 that decriminalised homosexuality.

AP bifurcation: Hyderabad becomes flashpoint for Union ministers

Hyderabad became a flashpoint for Union ministers from Seemandhra and Telangana regions who met on Monday the Group of Ministers here on bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

35 out of 77 Union ministers fail to provide PM with details of assets

Thirty-five of the 77 Union Ministers have failed to file annual details of their assets and liabilities before the Prime Minister even over a month after the passage of the deadline.

Four ministers from Seemandhra want resignations accepted

Seeking to mount pressure, four Union Ministers from Seemandhra region met Prime Minister Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday.

Cong to launch talent hunt for new media faces

Congress will hold a five-day special training session-cum-selection for its new media faces, which will be addressed by senior party leaders, Union Ministers and experts.
There was no official word from the party whether Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will be participating in the session or not.

People more important than party, say central ministers from Andhra

Making it clear that division of Andhra Pradesh is not acceptable to them; central ministers and Congress MPs from Seemandhra on Saturday put the leadership on notice, saying people are more important for them than the party.

Union Ministers condemn Left protest against Mamata

Union Ministers Manish Tewari and Kamal Nath on Wednesday condemned the heckling of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by Left protesters and appealed to political parties to exercise restraint.

Reddy congratulates newly-inducted Union Ministers from AP

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday congratulated the newly-inducted Union Ministers from the state and expressed hope that they would keep up the confidence reposed in them.

Never before so many union ministers from Kerala

Among those sworn in were former undersecretary general of the UN, Shashi Tharoor, and five-time Congress Lok Sabha member Kodikunnil Suresh.

CPI(M) slams Mamata for rehabilitating former union ministers

The CPI(M) o friday slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for creating posts in her cash-strapped government to rehabilitate seven former union ministers.

Some union ministers against PM under Lokpal

A sizable section in the government is against PM under Lokpal, contending it was fraught with "dangerous consequences" for the country.