Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his government completing one year in office, saying what people have got is "selfie leadership" instead of "selfless leadership" they had voted for in the Lok Sabha polls.
In the wake of a raging row between the chief minister of Delhi and the lieutenant governor, the central IAS officers' body Tuesday slammed the "unwarranted and undignified treatment" meted out to some civil servants in Delhi government and also expressed anguish over the "character assassination" of its members in the media.
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.
Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday stressed that Swedish Bofors guns were of good quality but declined to comment on President Pranab Mukherjee’s remarks that no scandal had been established in their acquisition.
Four accused, arrested for their alleged involvement in the Petroleum Ministry documents leak case, have been granted bail by a Delhi court.
Making a strong pitch for growth of farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the country cannot move forward without their progress and called for increase in crop productivity by 50%.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh has expressed confidence that the contentious Land Acquisition Bill will be passed by the Rajya Sabha in the monsoon session of the Parliament, without specifying how the government will manage to make up the numbers in the upper house.
Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders fanned out across the country on Tuesday to hardsell the Narendra Modi government's achievements in its first year in office, oldest ally Shiv Sena remained silent on the performance of the NDA regime.
Four months after becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi stunned Indians by picking up a crude straw broom and, holding it like a dance partner, gently sweeping at a small pile of green leaves on a New Delhi street. As he passes one year in office, India is as filthy as it ever was with some of the world's most polluted air, rivers stinking with sewage and more than half the 1.2 billion population still defecating in the open.
The city police are racing against time to complete their charge-sheet against Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who was arrested here last December on the charge of operating the pro-Islamic State Twitter handler @shamiwitness.
A torrid heat wave has gripped large parts of the country with southern neighbours Andhra Pradesh and Telangana recording over 750 deaths till Tuesday as the weather office predicted temperatures will continue to soar this week.
Salman Khan can now attend the 'Indo-Arab Bollywood Awards' show in Dubai. Bombay High Court listed out many conditions for the actor's 'professional' trip.
Chief minister makes statement in assembly after constable books youngsters for traffic violation.
A former head of India’s telecom regulator has alleged that ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh warned him of “harm” if he did not cooperate with policies that led to the multi-crore 2G scam in the telecom industry.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed unwillingness to hold the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) afresh following alleged irregularities in the May 3 examination and directed the Haryana police to expedite its probe to track the beneficiaries.