2015-02-28 11:37 PM
The decision is expected to be announced in a day or two, sources said, indicating that some other changes could also be announced which includes replacing Punjab Congress chief Pratap Singh Bajwa.
2015-02-28 10:26 PM
The Bhagalpur Riots Probe Commission on Saturday submitted its report to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The Chairman of the panel Justice (Retired) NN Singh met the CM and handed over the report to him, Principal Secretary, Home, Amir Subhani said in a statement.
2015-02-28 10:20 PM
Congress and National Conference (NC), the erstwhile ruling alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, are likley to "stay away" from Sunday's swearing-in ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led PDP-BJP government in the state.
2015-02-28 09:46 PM
Congress on Saturday reacted sharply to the hike in petrol and diesel prices saying that government has added insult to injury to the common man by the steep post-Budget increase.
2015-02-28 08:45 PM
Jammu and Kashmir will get back an elected government on Sunday after 49 days when PDP leader Mufti Mohamemd Sayeed is sworn in as Chief Minister in alliance with BJP which will be in power in the state for the first time.
2015-02-28 07:01 PM
Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the Congress and the BJP reacted on the budget. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that this budget is anti-poor, while BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani said this is pro-people budget.
2015-02-28 06:46 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth. Congress leader Kamal Nath said that this budget is a huge disappointment. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Nath said, "This budget is great disappointment because it does not stimulate the rural economy. It provides nothing for generating employment."
2015-02-28 06:33 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament on Saturday aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary people benefit.
2015-02-28 06:30 PM
After stepping down as the Bihar chief minister, Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday formed a political front called 'Hindustan Awaam Morcha', acronymed 'HAM'. On the occasion, he also leveled serious allegations against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
2015-02-28 05:49 PM
Accusing Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of pleasing just the corporates and the income-tax payers, his predecessor in the UPA regime P Chidambaram on Saturday said the Modi government's first full Budget has failed the fiscal test, the test of equity, and the test of rising inequality.
2015-02-28 05:22 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday tutored Bharatiya Janata Party spokespersons on Budget 2015 telling them what to speak in public.
2015-02-28 03:33 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Cabinet colleagues have praised him for the Union Budget 2015 calling historical, pro-poor and visionary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted half-a-dozen tweets applauding the Budget.
2015-02-28 03:32 PM
"This Budget was all about words, rhetoric," said Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. On the other hand, Smriti Irani said that the Budget was pro-people. "Budget is not just corporate-friendly. The opposition is doing nothing but spreading misinformation," she said.
2015-02-28 03:19 PM
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the budget reflected lot of "good intentions" of the NDA government but it lacked any clear roadmap to achieve the goals.
2015-02-28 02:59 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley peppered his speech with digs at the previous UPA regime and sprinkled it with interesting phrases taken out from Urdu poetry and religious scriptures as he presented his first full-fledged budget in Lok Sabha on Saturday.
2015-02-28 02:24 PM
On expected lines, Opposition leaders have criticised the Union Budget 2015 presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on Saturday, with party president Sonia Gandhi terming it as a "pro-corporate" one.
2015-02-28 09:13 AM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present the first full year Budget of the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and is widely expected to push forward the 'Make In India' campaign.
2015-02-28 08:50 AM
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said that he does not see the Aam Aadmi Party competing nationwide for political space with the Congress, and that the new party posed more of a threat to the Communist parties.
2015-02-28 08:23 AM
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday said it would have been good if Rahul Gandhi had attended the Budget Session but expressed confidence that the Congress vice president would return from his break with an agenda for change.
2015-02-28 08:19 AM
The debate over leadership in Congress that kicked up after party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's sudden leave refuses to die down with party leaders speaking in different voices. Some maintain that it's time that Rahul takes over the supreme position in the party and put an end to the dual power centres in Congress, while others feel party President Sonia Gandhi should not retire now.
2015-02-28 07:46 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stomach for free-market economics faces a major test on Saturday, in a budget India's top economic advisor has warned could wreck the leader's promises of "good days" if there's no roadmap to reform.
2015-02-27 11:57 PM
Uttar Pradesh government is mulling a 'single window' helpline for quick response to crime or medical emergency in the state, a senior official said on Friday.
2015-02-27 11:48 PM
Reminding Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of his 'Raj Dharma', former Union minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday sought his personal intervention for resolving the issue of water contamination in the state.
2015-02-27 11:41 PM
The Home Ministry has initiated the process of appointing the next Chief Secretary of Delhi by sending a panel of three senior IAS officers to the city government after finding that the only name given by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was too junior to hold the top position.
2015-02-27 11:23 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday in Parliament was described by Congress MP Deepender Hooda as containing "nothing new" and being just a "jugglery of words". "There is absolutely nothing new in the prime minister's speech. It is all a jugglery of words," Hooda told in New Delhi.
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