2014-12-26 08:31 PM
In swift and dramatic turns of events on Friday evening, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) rejected letter of support by the National Conference (NC) for formation of government in Jammu and Kashmir. While it has dealt to major blow to NC, PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is likely to visit Delhi on Saturday to hold meetings with top BJP leaders. This after Governor NN Vohra asked PDP and BJP to give plan for government formation by Saturday.
2014-12-26 06:34 PM
In a surprise development, National Conference (NC) has sent a letter extending support to People's Democratic Party (PDP) for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir.
2014-12-26 06:30 PM
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister on Friday said that if his brother-in-law and Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia is found guilty he will be first to take action against him.
2014-12-26 05:07 PM
Ready to take oath as the first non-tribal CM of the state, Das slammed the "tribal messiahs" in the state.
2014-12-26 04:44 PM
The Union Cabinet had earlier in December approved Rs 5 lakh compensation to the families of victims who died in the violence triggered by the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi.
2014-12-26 04:14 PM
In an interview with CNN-IBN, BJP leader Sunil Sharma commenting on the Ashraf Mir firing issue said that the gun culture should be removed. "No candidate should celebrate like this, it is a unconstitutional incident and law should take its own course," said Sunil Sharma.
2014-12-26 04:01 PM
As senior BJP leader Raghubar Das is set to become the new chief minister of Jharkhand, his family is elated. "The family was confident of his victory, proud moment for us. I am thrilled," said wife of Raghubar Das, Rukmani Devi.
2014-12-26 03:44 PM
As ED summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia in the drug case, ABVP supporters protested against Majithia in Jalandhar. "Even though he is a minister, he should not be spared. We demand for Majithia's resignation," said a protestor.
2014-12-26 12:44 PM
In the wake of the massacre of tribals in Assam by a Bodo group, the Shiv Sena on Friday hit out at the Centre saying that it has till date failed to understand the grim situation in the north-eastern state.
2014-12-26 12:34 PM
Five-time Jamshedpur East MLA Raghubar Das is all set to take over as the sixth chief minister of Jharkhand. Das will be the first non-tribal leader to become the state's chief minister.
2014-12-26 12:25 PM
ED sources said that Majithia is likely to be asked over 50 questions by the officials regarding his links to three NRIs.
2014-12-26 10:39 AM
AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal has already attended fund-raising dinners at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru in the recent past.
2014-12-26 09:04 AM
Rajasthan government has renamed over 9,000 Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendras and Jan Suvidha Kendras in the state after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of his birthday, inviting strong criticism from the Opposition Congress.
2014-12-26 08:32 AM
Supporters of Congress leader Bidesh Singh on Thursday allegedly fired gun shots in the air to celebrate the MLA's win from Panki Assembly seat, two days after the election results were announced.
2014-12-26 07:55 AM
Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir are yet to arrive at a concensus on government formation in the state. The People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which emerged as the top two parties in the Assembly elections held discussions on Thursday over government formation.
2014-12-26 07:18 AM
Advani termed Vajpayee's tenure as "most outstanding" if one makes the balance sheet of all the Prime Ministers of India.
2014-12-25 11:24 PM
Amidst government formation exercises by the two largest parties, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and People's Democratic Party (PDP), in Jammu and Kashmir, outgoing chief minister Omar Abdullah of the National Conference (NC) has strongly rebutted reports which said he was in talks with the former. The BJP, on its part, has hinted that it will play a crucial role in the government formation in the state to the extent that it is even likely to be a part of the next dispensation in the State.
2014-12-25 09:42 PM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday hinted at the BJP playing a crucial role in the government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to the extent that the party is even likely to be a part of the next government in the State. However, he said BJP president Amit Shah has been authorised to decide about the future course of action on the issue of government formation in the state.
2014-12-25 05:37 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on one-day visit to his constitutency of Varanasi on Thursday, ruled out privatisation of Railways while asking trade unions to stop worrying about foreign investments coming in the sector, saying these will be used for greater development of the national transporter.
2014-12-25 05:18 PM
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's helicopter on Thursday made an emergency landing at Tezpur IAF airbase after developing a technical snag.
2014-12-25 04:16 PM
Aiming to to export top-class teachers across the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday mooted introducing a five-year training course after schooling for those aspiring to pursue a career in teaching. The Prime Minister said, "India has a tremendous responsibility towards the world in the 21st century, which has been called the century of knowledge."
2014-12-25 03:01 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nominated nine people including comedian Kapil Sharma, former captain of Indiam cricket team Sourav Ganguly, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi for taking forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Others nominated were Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Acharya, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, Ramoji Rao of Eenadu group and Aroon Purie of India Today group.
2014-12-25 01:00 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi and he will attend a number of programmes on the occasion of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 90th birthday. It is Modi's second visit to the city and he will conduct an inspection at Assi Ghat.
2014-12-25 12:49 PM
Keeping up the suspense on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party is talking in two voices on the issue. While sources said that the outgoing J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met BJP leaders in New Delhi on Thursday morning, a section of BJP leaders refuted the reports.
2014-12-25 10:36 AM
The Narendra Modi government will celebrate the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day on Thursday. PM Modi reiterated his commitment towards providing transparent, effective and accountable governance and also asked his ministers to follow it.
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