The two arch-rivals in Bihar, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and former chief minister and JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar, coming together with an aim to take on the “communal” BJP may look formidable on paper, but
Narendra Modi plans ‘big bang’ Red Fort speech; Relook at ‘rights-based’ UPA schemes?
Not only did Prime Minister Narendra Modi skip the iftar party hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday, sufficient hints have come from his office that the PM may choose n
With the intention to give bureaucrats a greater say, they are also being asked to present “out-of-the-box ideas” directly to the Prime Minister and set goals and targets that can be achieved in the s
A significant change in the Central government’s working, on the lines of the “Gujarat model”, is almost complete now, with the bureaucracy getting primacy over ministers, and the PMO with its troika
The Narendra Modi government appears to have finally decided to reconstitute the Planning Commission, and there are indications that former Union minister Arun Shourie is likely to be appointed its de
TMC leader Sudip Bandopadhyay on Monday supported the measure, saying the PM had “the right to appoint any officer who he feels fit... in the greater interests of better governance”.
TMC, SP, BSP, NCP back government; smooth Rajya Sabha passage likely
With the Congress making fresh move to cobble support from other parties in its favour to reach to the mandatory 10 per cent requirement for the post of the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha,
It was one of the most unsavoury scenes that the Lok Sabha has ever witnessed, as Trinamul and BJP members were almost on the verge of a physical clash, after which both sides accused each other of us