14 Apr 2019
Modi government made 'unprecedented' progress in tackling corruption: Arvind Panagariya
Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya has said the Modi government has achieved "major successes" in social sector programmes like Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan and rural electrification.
05 Mar 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Former CEC SY Quraishi on elections, EVMs, and more
This year, the world's largest democracy, India, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.
05 Mar 2019
#OneNationOneCard: PM Modi launches 'National Common Mobility Card'; Details here
PM Narendra Modi launched an interoperable transport card, National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which functions on the "One Nation, One Card" model across India.
04 Mar 2019
BJP to use funds from #NaMoMerchandise sale for cleaning Ganga
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP chief Amit Shah launched a fleet of NaMo Rath -NaMo (Narendra Modi) merchandise stores on wheels- at the party headquarters in Delhi.
27 Feb 2019
Indo-Pak tensions: One IAF pilot missing in action, says government
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, in a brief press conference, confirmed that Pakistan today retaliated to IAF's airstrikes on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp across the border in Pakistan.
13 Feb 2019
Delhi: Mamata, Chandrababu, other opposition leaders attend AAP's mega rally
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today held a mega opposition rally "Remove Dictatorship, Save Country" against the BJP-led NDA government in Delhi's Jantar Mantar.
10 Feb 2019
Rahul Gandhi thinks alliance with TMC would be 'disastrous'
Days after he openly voiced support for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, it appears that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has no intention of forging an alliance with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
05 Feb 2019
#MamatavsCBI: Mamata calls off dharna; to take-up issue in Delhi
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called off the "Save the Democracy" dharna in Kolkata after three days.
04 Feb 2019
Anna to return Padma Bhushan if Lokpal demands aren't met
Days after he launched a hunger strike demanding implementation of the The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, social crusader Anna Hazare has now said that he will return his Padma Bhushan if his demands aren't met by February 8.
03 Feb 2019
Over 4,000 urban cities declared open defecation free: Government
Over 4,000 urban cities have been declared open defecation free (ODF) under the Swachh Bharat Mission, an official at the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said.
31 Jan 2019
NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified
Following reports that India's unemployment rate had hit a 45-year high, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, on Thursday, clarified that the data was "not verified" and was still being processed.
31 Jan 2019
Unemployment at 45-year high after demonetization, stalled NSSO report shows
During 2017-18, India's unemployment rate touched a 45-year high of 6.1%, a previously unreleased National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) report has revealed.
31 Jan 2019
Parliament Budget Session 2019 begins: Details here
On Thursday, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed a joint sitting of both Houses of the Parliament, and kicked off the Budget Session.
23 Jan 2019
Arun Jaitley indisposed; Piyush Goyal made temporary Finance Minister
Union Minister Piyush Goyal has been temporarily given the charge of Arun Jaitley's portfolios of Finance and Corporate Affairs in view of the latter's indisposition, according to a statement by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
23 Jan 2019
10% quota move will backfire; 'bahujans' feeling duped: Tejashwi
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav today launched a fresh attack on Bharatiya Janata Party over the reservation bill and said 10% quota to general category poor will "backfire" on the BJP as the "bahujans" (majority) are feeling duped now.
14 Jan 2019
Now, you can give feedback to PM Modi on NaMo-app
With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections fast approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to citizens and has asked for "direct feedback" on a number of issues through a survey launched on the NaMo app.
12 Jan 2019
10% general category reservation cleared by President; becomes law
President Ram Nath Kovind has cleared the bill seeking to provide 10% reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS) of the general category, thereby making the bill a law.
09 Jan 2019
#Budget2019: Interim Budget to be presented on February 1
The Budget session of the Parliament is likely to commence from January 31 and is slated to go on till February 13, reports have stated quoting government officials.
08 Jan 2019
#Reservations: Constitutional amendment required for new quota passed in LS
A day after the Modi government announced its plan to introduce a 10% reservation quota in jobs and education for the general category, the bill to bring about the required constitutional amendment was tabled in the Lok Sabha.
08 Jan 2019
#BharatBandh: Millions go on two-day strike against Modi govt's policies
On Tuesday, millions of workers across India, from both the organized and the unorganized sectors, started their two-day nationwide general strike to protest against unemployment and what they call the Modi government's 'anti-worker' policies.
07 Jan 2019
#BharatBandh: Nationwide strike against Modi govt's policies on Jan 8-9
Ten Central trade unions across India have called for a two-day-long nationwide strike on January 8 and 9 in a bid to protest against what they call "anti-people" policies of the Modi government.
04 Jan 2019
'Vote for Modi as gift to newlyweds', reads wedding card
How far can you go to support your favorite political leader? Attend his/her election rallies at the maximum?
13 Jun 2018
Four years of Modi Govt: Piyush Goyal on Railways performance
In interviews with Hindustan Times and Economic Times, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gave his two pennies on the Indian Railways' performance after four years of the Modi government.
22 May 2018
Amid widespread criticism, government assures solution to rising fuel prices
The Center is facing flak from all sides even as fuel prices, which have been rising continuously since the Karnataka elections, touched new highs.
29 Mar 2018
CBSE-chief saw leaked-paper hours ago, so why exam not postponed?
Since confirming two CBSE paper-leaks yesterday, the administration has scrambled to set things right.
03 Mar 2018
BJP won in northeast because of PM Modi, Shah: Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath, who campaigned in Tripura, today gave the credit for BJP's performance in the Assembly Elections to PM Narendra Modi and his policies, besides BJP President Amit Shah's electoral strategy.