April 20, 2015 10:01 PM IST
He's possibly got one of the toughest jobs in the Indian political arena right now. Sitaram Yechury, the newly-elected general secretary of CPI-M, has the unenviable job of reviving his party.
- April 20, 2015 05:21 PM IST
Farm fresh after returning from a two-month long mysterious hiatus, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi attempted to corner the government â€” with admiring confidence despite confusing data â€” on the fallacies in the controversial Land Acquisition Bill.
- April 19, 2015 10:10 PM IST
The NCP today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his failure to ensure 'achche din' (good days) to the people and claimed that nothing has changed for farmers, youths and other sections of the society in the past one year.
- April 19, 2015 10:04 PM IST
Janata Dal (U) President Sharad Yadav today noted that NDA government's "controversial land acquisition bill" will be rejected by the opposition in Upper House of the Parliament.
- April 16, 2015 11:37 AM IST
Sources said that Rahul returned to India via a Thai Airways flight and was in a South East Asian country.
- April 15, 2015 08:59 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi sudden absence from the political scene just as Parliament's Budget Session was about to start on February 23 gave his rivals another chance to question his leadership qualities and interest in politics
- April 15, 2015 08:05 AM IST
A significant aspect of the three-day visit will be Modi's meeting with top officials of Canada's Pension Fund with focus on inviting them to India. The Prime Minister flew into here from Germany where he laid emphasis on attracting technology and investments for 'Make-in-India' programme.
- April 14, 2015 01:16 PM IST
According to an official statement issued yesterday, as per the earlier norm of assessing losses on the basis of 50 percent loss to crop, 44 districts of the state were affected, and with the new norm of 33 percent , 11 more districts are affected.
- April 10, 2015 10:25 PM IST
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 3-nation tour across Europe met and held talks with the French president.
- April 10, 2015 10:01 PM IST
Three squadrons of about 60 jets are to be bought in a new contract between the Government of India and Government of France.
- April 10, 2015 08:13 PM IST
Modi, during his address at the UNESCO headquarters, also asked the global community to dwell deep on culture and religion to overcome the rising tide of extremism as well as violence. "We will defend and protect the rights and liberty of every citizen.
- April 04, 2015 02:17 PM IST
In an exclusive conversation to Network 18, Health Mininster JP Nadda talks about govt's stand on pictorial warnings of tobacco products
- April 04, 2015 01:38 PM IST
Ministers of State Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Manoj Sinha are likely to be included in the Modi Cabinet, said sources, adding Minority Affairs Minister Najma Neptullah may be dropped.
- April 04, 2015 01:36 PM IST
Congress is opposed to the land bill primarily on five counts, he said. "One, no consent (of farmers) required. Two, no social impact assessment required.
- March 28, 2015 02:11 PM IST
Setting the stage for a major showdown, AAP's crucial National Council meet took place on Saturday to decide the fate of its two founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan amidst high-drama and chaos. Coming out of the meeting Yadav said, "Democracy has been murdered in the National Council meeting."
- March 26, 2015 10:24 PM IST
In an open letter to Kejriwal two days ahead of AAP's crucial national council meeting, Bhushan and Yadav said the the message conveyed to them during reconciliation talks was that either they should resign gracefully or face removal from the national executive.
- March 20, 2015 05:16 PM IST
It is unlikely that all this aggression is going to fetch Sonia Gandhi too many dividends. This is because old-style politics is not going to yield electoral payoffs like before.
- March 18, 2015 11:30 PM IST
A Shiv Sena leader's comments that Mumbai has not received sufficient funds invited a strong reaction from BJP which said the remarks show "ignorance" on part of the junior ally, which it claimed, wants to delink the financial capital from the rest of Maharashtra. "If Shiv Sena says we have ignored Mumbai, it shows their ignorance.
- March 18, 2015 02:39 PM IST
For the BJP, Omar's NC would have been a less prickly customer than PDP, but the stars were clearly against any such alignment.
- March 16, 2015 05:34 PM IST
The foot march began on Friday from Bhatta-Parsaul village in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida district and reached Rajghat here on Sunday.
- March 16, 2015 09:58 AM IST
There have been reports that Rahul might take over the reins of the party as Congress President in the AICC meet. However, senior Congress leaders have hinted that Rahul may not be given the post of party President just yet as the dates for the session have not been finalized.
- March 14, 2015 01:58 PM IST
Criticising BJP as "adamantine" for passing the bill in Lok Sabha, Karunanidhi alleged that it took away the rights of farmers and helped big corporates. Reiterating that the party was opposed to the bill right from the start when an ordinance was promulgated, he said a protest would be held across the state on March 20.
- March 14, 2015 12:33 PM IST
Modi said India and Sri Lanka should move "boldly" to conclude a long pending Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA). Stating that Sri Lanka has the potential to be India's "strongest economic partner" in the region, Modi said it should not worry about India's economic size.
- March 11, 2015 04:03 PM IST
Today's meeting would be the first held by the J&K Cabinet after the PDP-BJP government took oath of office earlier this month.
- March 11, 2015 01:50 PM IST
Speaking exclusively to CNBC-TV18, mines minister Narendra Singh Tomar re-iterated that MMDR Bill is important for mining sector and will promote jobs.