United Progressive Alliance

Competition for corruption under UPA replaced by low inflation, economic reforms: PM Narendra Modi

Change is clearly visible today, PM Modi says citing runaway inflation,

Feb 23, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Does BJP have monopoly over temples, why can't I visit religious places? Rahul Gandhi asks

Gandhi said his attempts at making conversation with the government have always been shunned. 

Oct 05, 2018, 13:29 PM IST

UPA was 'reckless', gave up economic strength of Vajpayee years: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley argued that the UPA government had little to nothing to do with why India saw economic growth during its tenure.

Aug 19, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

Karunanidhi shaped national politics, he was the true kingmaker behind 6 Indian Prime Ministers

Karunanidhi is also probably the only leader who has allied with the Congress, BJP, Third Front and the Left.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

Problem in Railways not new, given in 2014 as inheritance: Piyush Goyal

"I am not giving an excuse, but problems in Indian Railways aren`t one or two years old, they were accumulated over years and were given to us in 2014 as inheritance," Goyal told the media.

Sep 30, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Ram Nath Kovind is India's next President: How cross-voting by Opposition lawmakers boosted his bid

Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Goa, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi are among other states that witnessed cross-voting in Ram Nath Kovind's favour.

Jul 20, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Presidential Election 2017 Results: The states where Meira Kumar got more votes than Ram Nath Kovind

While Ram Nath Kovind got 65.65 percent of the total valid vote value of 10,69,358, Meira Kumar got 34.35 percent.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Ram Nath Kovind is India's 14th President: His journey from Kanpur Dehat to Raisina Hills

Ram Nath Kovind, a former two-time Rajya Sabha MP, is known more as a Dalit champion than a Hindutva ideologue.

Jul 20, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Khawar Qureshi hired as India's counsel in 2004: Why do you like 'Made in Pakistan' lawyer, BJP asks Congress

Pakistan's Khawar Qureshi was recommended by law firm Fox Mandal for the Dabhol power project case in 2004.

May 20, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Congress-led UPA overlooked Indian lawyers, hired Pakistan's counsel at ICJ Khawar Qureshi in 2004

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi defended the Congress' decision, saying Khawar Qureshi is an independent barrister and Pakistan also hires Indian lawyers.

May 20, 2017, 10:55 AM IST

Presidential Elections: Shiv Sena's vote kitty could prove crucial for BJP

In the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly, the BJP has 122 MLAs and claims to have the support of 12 more MLAs raising its tally to 134 MLAs, besides Sena's 63 MLAs.

Mar 29, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Shashi Tharoor as UPA's PM candidate in 2019? Here is the Congress leader's response

Shashi Tharoor is currently MP from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.

Mar 17, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Congress' claims punctured, former DGMO says never carried out surgical strikes earlier

Former DGMO Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia said the September 29 early morning surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads were "perfect", and displayed India's strong political will.

Oct 07, 2016, 09:05 AM IST

Theory that UPA blacklisted AgustaWestland 'figment of somebody's imagination', says Arun Jaitley

The senior NDA minister said the chopper deal was influenced by bribery.

Apr 30, 2016, 15:30 PM IST

New twist in Ishrat Jahan case: Draft note on affidavit amended by P Chidambaram goes missing

The legal opinion given on the matter by the then attorney general was also recorded in the draft note.

Mar 10, 2016, 12:41 PM IST

Land ordinance lapses today, as promised by PM Narendra Modi on 'Mann ki Baat'

The land acquisition ordinance lapses on Monday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed not to renew it.

Aug 31, 2015, 03:47 AM IST

Consent, social impact clauses to impede land acquisition: CII

Restoring the consent clause and social impact assessment in the Land Bill for infrastructure verticals including affordable housing, rural electrification and industrial corridors will make the process of acquiring land highly "cumbersome and time consuming", CII on Tuesday said.

Aug 04, 2015, 22:23 PM IST

Manohar Parrikar blames UPA for delayed defence infra projects

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said several key Defence Ministry projects linked to infrastructure creation like building family housing for soldiers away on posting and constructing border roads were delayed by the erstwhile UPA regime for years.

Jun 20, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Preneet Kaur denies having any foreign bank account

Former Union Minister and sitting Patiala MLA Preneet Kaur on Tuesday said that she does not have any bank account overseas in her name with any foreign bank.

Jun 09, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

BJP ally slams de-recognition of students' group, says move an 'injustice'

 In an embarrassment for the ruling BJP, its ally Republican Party of India today spoke out against the de-recognition of an IIT-Madras students' body allegedly for being critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and termed the move an "attack on the freedom of expression".

Jun 01, 2015, 16:16 PM IST