Centre mulling amending SABLA scheme, says Maneka Gandhi

The Centre is planning to amend the SABLA scheme, introduced by the UPA government for empowerment of adolescent girls, with the consent of state governments, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said.

Former Union minister AR Antulay passes away

Former Union minister and veteran Congress leader AR Antulay passed away here on Tuesday.

BJP wanted material on Netaji public, now govt says no

The BJP-led government has refused to make public nearly 39 classified files on the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and related matters, in sharp contrast to the demands of disclosure raised by its senior leaders when in Opposition.

Beni Prasad Verma criticises Narendra Modi Govt's Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Congress leader Beni Prasad Verma on Monday charged the Narendra Modi Government with not doing any welfare work for the country's citizens and said it has only handed them "jhaadu" (broom) in the name of Swachh Bharat campaign.

Arun Jaitley hints at UPA minister's name in black money list
Arun Jaitley hints at UPA minister's name in black money list

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday may have dropped hints that a minister in the previous UPA government could be one of those who had stashed money abroad.

Skeleton of Congress` corruption tumbling out: BJP

Skeleton of Congress` corruption is now tumbling out, said the BJP following former CAG Vinod Rai`s revelations that he was pressurised by the former UPA govt to drop names from CAG reports.

Congress was allergic to Gujarat: State minister

Claiming that the Congress was "allergic" to it, a Gujarat minister has said the previous UPA government had a "discriminatory" attitude towards the state which hampered its growth prospects and prevented it from performing better than it had done.

Govt fine tunes shape of proposed body to replace collegium

Keen to bring a bill to scrap the present system of appointment of judges, government is weighing its options on the shape of the proposed body to replace the collegium system.

AG-headed committee to look into changes in Lokpal rules

A committee under the chairmanship of the Attorney General (AG) has been formed by the Centre to look into the amendments in Lokpal search panel rules, which were notified by the last UPA government.

Natwar Singh takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi, says politics is not a part-time job

Former external affairs minister and a staunch Congress supporter Natwar Singh on Friday put a stamp over the much talked about `dynastic rule` in the Congress party by saying that there is no `number one, two or three` in the grand old party as the Gandhi family rules it leaving rest of the party leaders at a much lower level.

Sonia`s reaction to my book shows it has touched raw nerve: Natwar

Natwar Singh, former Congress leader, Friday said that the strong reaction from Sonia Gandhi to his new book, proves that it has touched a "raw nerve" and something has "upset" her so much that she came out.

Manmohan Singh backs Sonia Gandhi, says no files were sent to 10 Janpath

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday came out in defence of Sonia Gandhi, after former union minister Natwar Singh made a series of “disclosures” on the Congress president.

When I will write my own book, truth will come out: Sonia Gandhi on Natwar Singh`s allegations

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday reacted to former partyman Natwar Singh`s claim that she gave up the prime ministership in 2004 not because of her “inner voice”, but because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi.

PM Modi favours PPP model in power sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday favoured Public Private Partnership model in power sector and described renewable sources of energy as the answer to the country`s growing power needs.

Appointment of new governors likely before Parliament session

Some BJP veterans are likely to be appointed as governors once some of the incumbents chosen by the previous UPA government make their exit.

Wrong, unwarranted controversy over `Hindi`: Government

Government on Friday hit back at the opposition parties saying the controversy over promotion of Hindi on social media platform was "wrong and unwarranted" and the circular for giving prominence to the language was issued by the previous UPA dispensation.

PM`s decision to scrap GOMs, EGOMs gets cabinet nod

The decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to scrap 30 GoMs and EGoMs set up by the previous UPA government on Wednesday received the formal nod of the Union Cabinet.

Rajnath Singh raises concern over delay in Nirbhaya project

The Government on Tuesday raised concerns over delay in starting of Nirbhaya project, aimed at providing speedy assistance to women in distress, and said stakeholders will be consulted for its speedy execution.

Cabinet to take up scrapping of EGoMs and GoMs Wednesday

The Union Cabinet will consider on Wednesday the scrapping of 30 EGoMs and GoMs set up by the previous UPA government with an intent of giving a formal approval to a decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month.