September 29, 2012 03:36 PM IST
BJP today hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for going ahead with the decision on FDI in multi-brand retail, alleging that he has acted under foreign pressure and is now making a "pathetic attempt" to deny it.
- September 27, 2012 09:05 AM IST
It had been a brutal August for the Congress party: economic growth was wilting, the monsoon rains were failing and the opposition had it cornered on yet another corruption scandal.
- September 27, 2012 09:00 AM IST
Two days after the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar resigned as Maharashtra's deputy chief minister over allegations of corruption, it now emerges that the Bharatiya Janata Party may have benefitted from the scam.
- September 26, 2012 07:15 PM IST
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, who recently pulled out of the UPA over the reform measures taken by it, has once again hit out at the government, calling it "by the corruption, of the corruption and for the corruption".
- September 26, 2012 09:30 AM IST
A political crisis is unfolding in Maharashtra after Ajit Pawar resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister over allegations of corruption.
- September 25, 2012 07:53 PM IST
Close on the heels of deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar quitting his post, all NCP ministers in the Maharashtra government have submitted their resignations to party's state unit chief Madhukar Pichad.
- September 25, 2012 06:37 PM IST
Shortly after Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar today resigned following allegations of irregularities in clearing irrigation projects, his party legislators met here and demanded that it quit the state government and extend outside support.
- September 25, 2012 06:04 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar has resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Pawar resigned as the Deputy CM over irregularities in awarding contracts for irrigation projects.
- September 24, 2012 04:00 PM IST
Terming the Prime Minister's address to the nation on September 21 as "most laughable", Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Monday said that Manmohan Singh has "shamelessly" defended foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail and rise in diesel prices.
- September 24, 2012 03:20 PM IST
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that she would lead a party demonstration at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on October 1 to urge the Centre to withdraw "anti-people" decisions on FDI in retail, the cap on subsidised LPG and the hike in diesel prices.
- September 24, 2012 12:00 PM IST
The forthcoming Gujarat Assembly elections between two main contenders - the Congress and BJP - are likely to see depletion of their vote shares at the hands of other parties, also having secular and Hindutva leanings.
- September 24, 2012 11:28 AM IST
Sunil Jain, opinion editor at Financial Express said, the Congress â€“ SP alliance will be full of challenges and the year 2013 would be very tough.
- September 24, 2012 09:16 AM IST
With Trinamool Congress walking out of the UPA, a reshuffle-cum-expansion of the Union Council of Ministers is likely to be effected this week.
- September 23, 2012 08:10 PM IST
Samajwadi Party is ready for mid- term Lok Sabha polls but it is supporting the UPA government to keep communal forces at bay, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said on Friday.
- September 22, 2012 04:00 PM IST
Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his "money does not grow on trees" statement, Chief Minister Narendra Modi today alleged that for the Congress, 2G scam and Coalgate have become money trees.
- September 22, 2012 02:36 PM IST
Six Congress ministers will today hand over their resignations to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
- September 21, 2012 10:59 PM IST
Vinod Sharma, political editor, Hindustan Times, says that a sizeable cabinet reshuffle may happen and some of the younger ministers may get promoted in order to give the government a personality transplant, which will fit well with the policy initiatives that have been initiated by the Prime Minister.
- September 21, 2012 08:36 PM IST
As the ruling UPA marches on unleashing one economic reform measure after another, especially after key ally TMC decided to withdraw its support from the government over fuel price hikes and FDI in retail, the main Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems speechless.
- September 21, 2012 08:24 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today accepted the resignation of six Trinamool Congress ministers and Congress decided that all its ministers in Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government will tender their resignation tomorrow.
- September 21, 2012 04:36 PM IST
INDIA-POLITICS-TRINAMOOL-UPA:Ministers resign as Trinamool quits UPA government
- September 21, 2012 12:56 PM IST
N Ram, former editor-in-chief, The Hindu says the government is still on life support; may stay on till 2013.
- September 20, 2012 06:37 PM IST
TMC`s UPA exit: Just what the doctor ordered for ailing economy?
- September 20, 2012 05:00 PM IST
A bandh called by the BJP, the Left parties and UPA's outside supporter, the Samajwadi Party (SP), to protest diesel price hike and FDI in multi-brand retail on Thursday evoked mixed response with life being disrupted in some states and top leaders courting arrest.
- September 20, 2012 03:36 PM IST
Rajdeep Sardesai, editor-in-chief of CNN-IBN says, Mamata and the UPA are history now. It is a closed chapter on both sides. The UPA has already planned for life after Mamata.
- September 20, 2012 03:08 PM IST
Trinamool Congress ministers have sought an appointment with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for submitting their resignation tomorrow.