Nearly a week after he was forced to quit as Bihar's chief minister, Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday launched a new political front to "expose the real face" of chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Here are some of the reactions to the Modi government's first full-year budget presented by Arun Jaitley on Saturday.
Amid the debate over Rahul Gandhi’s leave of absence, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said it would have been good if the party vice-president had attended the ongoing budget session of the Parliament.
A shutdown called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) threw normal life out of gear in Odisha’s communally sensitive Kandhamal district on Saturday, police said.
The CBI, re-investigating the January 2010 murder of Pune-based RTI activist Satish Shetty, took under its scanner six local police officers for their alleged role at the time the crime was probed by the state police.
The historic swearing in ceremony of the BJP-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alliance government on Sunday will see the state witness a major political shift in its power corridors. PDP patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed will be sworn-in with Prime Minister Narendra Modi joining too.
Former TERI chief RK Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment charges, has resigned from the prestigious Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change, which has been accepted.
A Post Graduate Institute of Horticulture Research and Education to come up in Amritsar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the Budget a thumbs-up on Saturday, saying it would further reignite India’s growth engine and signal the dawn of a prosperous future for the country.
A tight hug between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Friday capped the two-month-long negotiations on formation of a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.
India and Pakistan are likely to revisit their approach to bilateral engagement as foreign secretary Jaishankar arrives in Islamabad on March 3 as part of his ‘Saarc yatra’.
About 85 million names on India’s electoral rolls were either fake or duplicate, chief election commissioner HS Brahma said on Friday, announcing an initiative to make the voter list error-free by linking it to Aadhaar numbers before August 15.
The isolation of Trinamool Congress’s former Number Two, Mukul Roy, was completed on Friday as he was removed even from patient welfare committees at hospitals after losing the parliamentary party chairman’s post for his growing closeness with the BJP.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit the Tamil-dominated Jaffna region during his trip to Sri Lanka next month. The PM is scheduled to reach Colombo from Mauritius on March 12. There is, however, no word on whether he would visit Maldives which is currently in turmoil over the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed, sources in South Block said.
Some top executives of Cairn India and Reliance India Limited (RIL) will be questioned in connection with the recent theft of classified documents from various ministries, police sources said on Friday.