The current model adopted by the government — of being both the subsidy provider and the procurement price player — has failed to deliver good results. It has made the farmer lose incomes and even self-respect
People of India are looking up to the Congress and its allied parties to help remove the Modi government and replace it with one which will listen to them, understand their problems and provide solutions to help reduce poverty, unemployment and inequality in the country,
BJP MLA from Curchorem (mining belt in Goa), Nilesh Cabral, introduced a Private Members Resolution in the state assembly to look for a viable alternative to the mining crisis in Goa
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala alleged that the statement of the lawyer of suspected middleman Christian Michel, who was detained in Dubai two days ago, shows that the Centre and its agencies are forcing him to make a false confessional statement against UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
Will the government's recent announcement of a steep hike in the MSP for Kharif crops, address all the battles that farmers have been fighting by themselves? Or will it just address part of the problem? Experts have different takes on the issue.
In March 2003, the Justice Malimath Committee report had recommended that Section 497 be made gender-neutral
Adityanath also dedicated nine projects to the public and laid the foundation stones of 45 other schemes.
No government would want to make the wrong kind of headlines in an election year but this is not the only reason why Air India's disinvestment has been shelved. Here are the reasons why the likely investors stayed away from bidding, forcing the Modi Government to call off its ambitious stake sale
Congress general secretary Mohan Prakash accused the government of denying a loan waiver to the farmers suffering the brunt of unremunerative prices of their produce in the absence of adequate minimum support price and waiving of loans of big industrialists.
This government, if one goes by CMIE estimates, could create only 1.43 million jobs in 2017. This is contrary to what the government wants to claim
Accusing the Modi government of thwarting the Opposition's 'No Confidence Motion' in Parliament, Singh said it did everything possible and conspired to stop it from being taken up in Parliament
As against the demand of Rs 25,000 crore for financial year 2017-18 for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Grameen), an allocation of only Rs 13,948.27 crore has been made
Changyong Rhee, Director of the Asia and Pacific Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), also praised the Modi government for doing well in the area of reforms.
The budget also marked the beginning of a new public accounting process. There were fewer indirect tax changes following the launch of the goods and services tax (GST) that kicked in on July 1.
Air India's sale will make up for a major chunk of government's divestment target.
DG Safeguards has asked these firms to provide their balance sheet, trial balance and profit and loss account for last one year
The former Union minister said that although the Modi government took steps such as demonetisation and the "half- cooked" GST, it did not pay heed to the people's problems caused by the note ban.
Chidambaram said development had indeed "gone crazy" in Gujarat, and criticised the BJP government in the state for leading what he called a "skewed, unfair, unjust and inequitable growth".
Talking to media-persons here, she said that there was a rise in the price of pulses, LPG and other commodities but the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were silent on the issue.
This proposal by the Maulana Azad Education Foundation has now been cleared by the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
Hazare, who was the face of the impassioned movement for the creation of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayukta in states to probe corruption in the government, targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying "he is averse to appoint anyone to the office".
Senior Congress leader Rajeev Shukla said the Modi government had inherited 23 welfare schemes which were at various stages of implementation, renamed and presented them as its own.
Addressing the inaugural session of the North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), Shah said the region was top priority for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Development of the eight states was a must for overall growth of the country, he said.
'Make in India' is one of the flagship programmes of the Government of India which is aimed at transforming the Indian economy towards making it a "global manufacturing hub", India's Consul General in Chicago Neeta Bhushan said in her address to a business community from the mid-west region recently, a media release said yesterday.
The Income Tax Department conducted searches at multiple properties related to senior minister D K Shivakumar, who was overseeing the stay of 44 Congress MLAs from Gujarat at a resort near here, in connection with a tax evasion case.