Jul 05, 2016 11:15 AM IST
Prakash Javadekar, who held the independent charge of environment, was the lone minister promoted to the cabinet rank while all new inductees took oath as ministers of state.
- Jul 05, 2016 07:49 AM IST
According to sources, the expansion-cum-reshuffle being carried out by Modi is also expected to see elevation of at least one minister to Cabinet rank. Some of the 19 new ministers are expected to get Independent charge, the sources said.
- Jul 04, 2016 04:04 PM IST
While some ministers may be elevated, some will face the axe. Senior Ministers Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, Manohar Parrikar and Sushma Swaraj will retain their Cabinet posts.
- Jul 04, 2016 08:53 AM IST
On June 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reviewed the performance of various ministries in spending budgetary allocations and implementing schemes in the past two years and asked his colleagues to ensure schemes be tailored to benefit masses.
- Jun 30, 2016 07:26 AM IST
There was no official word on what transpired in the meeting, and party sources played down its significance, saying such an exercise, which is also attended often by Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj, happens almost every month.
- Jun 25, 2016 12:16 PM IST
"India is fully prepared to deal with short and medium term impact of Brexit. Inflation decline, stable and liberal policies and fiscal discipline will protect us from any possible global economic turbulence due to Brexit.
- Jun 13, 2016 06:14 PM IST
Skipping any mention of controversial issues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 13 asked party workers to follow seven mantras, including empathy and restraint in their conduct, and said people are not content with mere slogans but concerned about how the nation is being strengthened
- Jun 13, 2016 07:44 AM IST
"In Modi government, Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has been working in a big way. Transport minister Nitin Gadkari is also doing a commendable job on road projects. Because of zero tolerance policy of the government on corruption, steps are being taken against corrupt people," said Ramdev.
- Jun 11, 2016 03:52 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah, senior members of the Union Cabinet, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states and members of Parliament will take part in the meet.
- Jun 04, 2016 12:55 PM IST
Eknath Khadse resigned as the Maharashtra Revenue Minister on June 4 amid allegations of involvement in irregularities in a land deal in Pune.
- May 27, 2016 02:37 PM IST
The Cabinet will get a new minister of state for sports (independent charge), which is vacant after Sarbanand Sonowal became the Chief Minister of Assam.
- May 27, 2016 01:50 PM IST
Accusing the UPA government of having left behind an "empty treasury and policy paralysis," Shah said the bureacracy was "dejected" and there was pessimism among people.
- May 26, 2016 02:14 PM IST
Top government ministers led by Shah had yesterday highlighted them, saying they included empowerment of the poor, infrastructure growth and youth-led development.
- May 26, 2016 07:50 AM IST
The presentation also claimed that the common man has "benefited" due to "low inflation" and "stable price" regime and India has emerged as a "bright spot" in the world with high growth rate of 7.6 percent.
- May 23, 2016 07:34 AM IST
"BJP national executive is scheduled to hold its meeting here on June 12-13. Besides Modi and Shah, the meeting will be attended by all members of the national executive and Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states across the country," UP BJP Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya told party workers here.
- May 20, 2016 09:44 PM IST
Amid talks of a reshuffle in the Union Cabinet and recasting of BJP's decision-making bodies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 20 held consultations with party chief Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
- May 19, 2016 12:04 PM IST
"Congress is being rejected everywhere in the country and they should draw lessons from this," he said, He said this round of election has its own significance and it has reflected that Congress "did not learn any lesson from is debacle in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls."
- May 09, 2016 02:08 PM IST
Forcefully rejecting the fake degree allegations, the two leaders accused Kejriwal of lowering the public discourse by spreading unsubstantiated canards against the Prime Minister.
- May 07, 2016 03:48 PM IST
BJP chief Amit Shah and Union
Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will formally launch the Pradhan
Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in the tribal-dominated Dahod
district in central Gujarat on May 15, a state minister said
- Apr 22, 2016 07:26 AM IST
"It can be seen in history that BJP leadership always tried to tarnish the image of Congress high command in false cases. BJP has a misunderstanding that Congress would be weakened by such efforts," Gehlot said in a statement here.
- Mar 21, 2016 07:42 AM IST
If tough nationalist discourse was the highlight of party chief Amit Shah's address and the political resolution adopted by the meeting, Modi chose to dwell on his government's works, saying the party has always taken up the cause of nationalism and now is the time for development.
- Mar 20, 2016 04:22 PM IST
"The PDP president is likely to hold a meeting with senior party leaders in the next few days to inform them about the last week's developments on government formation," sources in the PDP said.
- Mar 20, 2016 04:22 PM IST
The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) in a release said that the 18-day stir caused "losses of Rs 60,000-70,000 crore" to the industry.
- Mar 20, 2016 04:22 PM IST
Escalating his attack on Prime
Minister Narendra Modi and BJP, Rahul Gandhi today said the
Uttarakhand crisis has exposed the "true face of Modiji's BJP"
and that "toppling" governments by "blatant use of money"
seems to be the ruling party's new model.
- Mar 19, 2016 03:28 PM IST
Congress chief spokesman Randeep Surjewala said the party is "not scared" by the conspiracy and would deliberate on all legal, political and constitutional steps to shake off the challenge to the government.