In tune with Prime Minister Modi's objective of improving the effectiveness of governance, the Law ministry has complied a list of archaic laws that will be repealed after getting approval from Parliament.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday again lashed out at the Narendra Modi government on the sensitive land issue, saying that it had "taken away the land of the farmers, which is like a mother to them, and given the same to its friends and corporates".
Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter has reported it was warned by the Indian envoy that President Pranab Mukherjee’s planned state visit to Sweden was “at risk of being cancelled” if it did not retract remarks he made about the Bofors scandal during an interview.
A relentless heat wave sweeping large parts of India has killed nearly 1,200 people, with most deaths reported from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, even as forecasts warned that the intense weather conditions are expected to continued till the weekend.
Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday Pakistan must stop its "nefarious activities" if it wants its "own welfare", asking the neighbour country to stop meddling in India's affairs.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday he did not use the public office for his own benefit, days after a former head of India's telecom regulator alleged in a book that the veteran Congress leader had warned him of “harm” if he did not cooperate with policies that led to the multi-crore 2G scam in the telecom industry.
Minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju has described as “unpalatable” his colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi’s remarks that those who eat beef should go to Pakistan, and questioned whether anyone could stop him from eating beef.
A political slugfest has begun in the crucial constituency of Amethi with an eye on the Uttar Pradesh elections in 2017. The trigger? BJP winning 71 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state in 2014 and whittling down Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s victory margin in Amethi.
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From personalised messages to the Twitterati and an open letter to the people to a pep talk to his officials, Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked through multiple communication channels to rev up the campaign marking the NDA government’s one year in office.
Central doles have started making their way into poll-bound Bihar as Union road minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday rolled out a `50,000-crore plan for the state and railway projects worth approximately `10,000 crore were being aggressively pursued.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday came down heavily on Narendra Modi government, which is celebrating its first anniversary, saying the government created many records in introducing anti-people polices and the celebration is only for a few corporate houses.
Indian scientists have confirmed that the April 25 Nepal earthquake can cause propagation of stresses on adjacent segments of the fault and future damaging quakes.
The annual Kheer Bhawani Mela at Tullamula in Srinagar, considered the biggest congregation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, was celebrated with traditional fervour on Tuesday. But for Tikka Lal and his wife Sarla, life has “moved on too much’’ over the past 25 years to even think of “resettlement” now.
When factory owner Amit Nagpal closed shop and joined a call centre on a fixed salary, he joined a growing trend in urban India where self-employment has become an untenable career option.