Amidst changing equations in the first family of the Samajwadi Party (SP), the party general secretary, Ram Gopal Yadav, appears to have been marginalised, while the state minister, Shivpal Yadav, has
11 Sep 2016 5:12 AM
The railways has cancelled the free unlimited travel passes in trains being availed by 45 members of the Hindi Committee in the ministry of railways, which consist largely of political activists affil
09 Sep 2016 6:44 AM
If the slogan “arhar Modi” ruined the BJP’s prospects in the Bihar elections, the Cente is in no mood to take any such chances in Uttar Pradesh.
07 Sep 2016 2:40 AM
In a move to take the slogan of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas” literally forward, the Narendra Modi government is reaching out to MPs of all parties to solicit their views and suggestions for next year’s
05 Sep 2016 6:25 AM
Rattled by the exodus of key leaders from its ranks, the Mayawati-led BSP is finding it tough to emerge as the principal challenger to the ruling Samajwadi Party in poll-bound UP.
26 Aug 2016 1:37 AM
After pushing for “Make in India” to give manufacturing a boost, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have set his sights on capturing international tourists’ fascination for islands.
24 Aug 2016 1:10 AM
As curfew and violence continues unabated in the Kashmir Valley, a delegation of Opposition parties from Jammu and Kashm-ir, led by former state chief minister Omar Abdullah, will meet Prime Minister
22 Aug 2016 4:59 AM
As the Modi government aims to merge the Rail Budget with the Union Budget, public accounts committee (PAC) chairman K.V.
22 Aug 2016 2:07 AM
While the Narendra Modi-led NDA government claims to have introduced the “best” crop insurance scheme in the form of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PM Crop Insurance Scheme), a parliamentary panel i
19 Aug 2016 12:50 AM
With the ruling Samaj-wadi Party embroiled in a family feud, BSP supremo Mayawati is all set to launch her campaign to wrest power in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.
18 Aug 2016 1:37 AM
The government’s move to create a buffer stock of onions appears to have blown up in its face.
14 Aug 2016 2:01 AM
After redesignating Railway Board members on functional lines, the railway ministry is now planning to seek Cabinet approval soon for its next big reform: of merging about 10 different cadres into jus
08 Aug 2016 12:54 AM
From making learning of Gita at schools mandatory to rule for “working elephants”, Lok Sabha MPs on Friday went on a legislative overdrive to move motions to adopt over 100 private member bills in the
06 Aug 2016 6:11 AM
The move to transform the Indian Railways has apparently hit a roadblock.
31 Jul 2016 5:08 AM
After over four decades of an active political career and lately having been a governor, Margaret Alva in her autobiography — Courage & Commitment — sheds light on key events of India’s post-Independence history, from the imposition of Emergency and rise of Sanjay Gandhi to lack of trust between former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao and Congress president Sonia Gandhi. In an interview to Manish Anand, Ms Alva recalls the working style of Sanjay Gandhi that harmed the Congress, and says that outside interference led to the undoing of the UPA-2 government led by Dr Manmohan Singh.
19 Jul 2016 6:20 AM
Congress veteran Margaret Alva in her autobiography Courage & Commitment has revealed a deep lack of trust between former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao and party president Sonia Gandhi.
16 Jul 2016 2:04 AM
As Prakash Javadekar replaced Smriti Irani as the HRD minister, he said that he is not in a hurry and would draw further road map in consultation with the Prime Minister.
11 Jul 2016 6:59 AM
With key elections in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab next year, the RSS affiliates are set to launch major mass outreach programme in the coming months in a bid to help the BJP build campaign in poll bound
11 Jul 2016 6:26 AM
Claiming that the Atal Behari Vajpayee government was ready with a draft law on cow protection, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has asked the Narendra Modi led NDA dispensation at the Centre to comple
08 Jul 2016 2:57 AM
Within a fortnight of her writing a Facebook page where she signed off as “Aunty National”, Union minister Smriti Irani lost her high-profile job as the head of the ministry of the human resources dev
06 Jul 2016 2:57 AM