Jul 30, 2018 01:47 PM IST
Raising the matter during Zero Hour in the Lok Sabha, Nishikant Dubey said the scheme was brought in to benefit "some business houses" and had caused a loss of Rs one lakh crore to the country.
- Jul 19, 2018 04:12 PM IST
Interacting with beneficiaries of the Rs 16,320-crore Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saughagya) through video bridge, he said that the then Congress President (Sonia Gandhi) had gone overboard by promising that all households will be electrified by 2009.
- Jun 29, 2018 07:35 AM IST
Modi government has only "repackaged" the project, it originally belongs to the Congress-led UPA government, alleged AAP chief spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj today.
- Jun 24, 2018 07:51 PM IST
Kamble praised the Mudra scheme and termed it as an important and successful programme from the point of view of financial inclusion. "Through the Mudra scheme, nearly 2.75 crore youngsters in the country belonging to SC/ST have benefitted".
- Jun 06, 2018 03:19 PM IST
Under Article 16(4) of the Constitution, the government is bound to make provisions for the reservation of appointments or posts in favour of any backward class of citizens
- May 10, 2018 01:57 PM IST
Gandhi also hit out at Modi for raking up the issue of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's foreign origin, saying she was "more Indian" than many Indians.
- May 08, 2018 05:15 PM IST
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which was part of the UPA government from 2004 to 2014, is expected to ally with the Congress again for the general elections next year.
- Apr 25, 2018 09:08 PM IST
In a veiled attack on Sibal who was in the forefront of the move by opposition MPs to impeach the Chief Justice of India, senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, representing Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), said the Congress leader was part of the Empowered Group of Minister (EGoM) that had dealt with the Aadhaar scheme.
- Apr 12, 2018 01:58 PM IST
In his address after inaugurating the four-day Defence Expo here, Modi said laziness, incompetence or “perhaps some hidden motives” of the previous government had badly impacted the defence sector.
- Mar 14, 2018 08:08 AM IST
According to sources, leaders of NCP, RJD, Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Trinamool Congress, DMK and Left parties attended the dinner among others.
- Mar 13, 2018 07:56 AM IST
According to Congress sources, leaders of Andhra Pradesh's ruling Telugu Desam Party, which recently pulled out its ministers in the Modi government but continues to be a constituent of the NDA, BJD, and the TRS have not been invited. The BJD and TRS rule Odisha and Telangana respectively.
- Feb 19, 2018 08:15 AM IST
"Modi's broom is cleaning up the mess... The wrongdoings which started under the UPA government are now coming to the fore," Sinha said at a seminar organised by Swadeshi Research Institute here.
- Jan 30, 2018 03:26 PM IST
There were speculations on whether Rahul Gandhi would step into the position after he recently became the Congress president, a post held by his mother Sonia Gandhi for 19 years.
- Jan 18, 2018 08:52 AM IST
“On economic reforms, by and large, this government has followed the earlier government’s policies by renaming many of those things whether we see loan for small-scale industries where you call it Mudra or any other name. The policies are the same,” Chaturvedi said.
- Dec 26, 2017 02:42 PM IST
Moily acknowledged there are calls for her continuation in the position, but said Rahul Gandhi, who assumed charge as the Congress president earlier this month, is also capable of holding the post.
- Dec 21, 2017 01:47 PM IST
A special court today acquitted all the accused in the 2G scam case, which had rocked the Manmohan Singh-led UPA-II regime.
- Dec 21, 2017 12:41 PM IST
"I do not want to boast (about) anything. The court's judgement has to be respected. I am glad that the court has pronounced unambiguously. All the massive propaganda which was being done against the UPA was without any foundation. The judgement speaks for itself," Singh said.
- Dec 14, 2017 07:59 AM IST
At a press conference, Union minister Piyush Goyal released the emails and accused the Congress of obstructing development in Gujarat, on eve of the last phase of the state elections.
- Nov 21, 2017 03:14 PM IST
Kumar said that the opposition party is suffering from "selective amnesia" as during the Congress-led UPA rule, the winter session was held in December in 2008 and 2013.
- Nov 02, 2017 12:05 PM IST
India, the Kerala MP said, was not investing money in building the infrastructure needed to draw tourists.
- Oct 27, 2017 04:06 PM IST
Asked about Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's remarks that the Congress vice president is capable of leading the country, Maken said, "As far as (Gandhi's) acceptance by other parties is concerned, we in the Congress have always felt that he is our leader, vice president."
- Oct 27, 2017 08:21 AM IST
In a message, Rahul Gandhi said that Congress governments of the future will be much younger and will have more youths, and that he also values experience and will continue to take the support from traditional wisdom.
- Oct 20, 2017 02:32 PM IST
Offering prayers at the Kedarnath shrine, he said his visit to the Himalayan temple had strengthened his resolve to serve the nation.
- Oct 08, 2017 03:28 PM IST
"The last health policy was announced during Atalji's (former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee) regime around 15 years back. After that, such a government assumed power which used to hate development. It did not have any empathy for the people," Modi said.
- Sep 27, 2017 04:10 PM IST
Kumar also admitted that there have been problems on account of demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation but now people have adopted to the new tax regime.