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Unprepared govt played into Pakistani hands on NSA talks issue: Congress

Unprepared govt played into Pakistani hands on NSA talks issue...

The Congress on Sunday charged the National Democratic Alliance government with having played into the hands of Pakistan on the National Security Advisor-level talks issue and giving the neighbouring country an opportunity to wriggle out of a dialogue on terror. “Unfortunately, the Government of India has played into its (Pakistan’s) hands by being imprecise, by being unprepared, by lacking focus, by being ad hoc, by not doing sufficient hard-nosed groundwork, good old-fashioned ..., 1 month ago

Three states to kick-start power sector reforms

Goa, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya will initiate schemes to enable 24x7 power to consumers. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has started the process of setting the power sector right, with Goa, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya taking the lead in joining hands with the Centre. Besides regular rate increases and debt restructuring to clean up their books, these states will also initiate schemes to enable 24x7 power supply to consumers, at a cost of Rs 7,563 crore (Rs 75.63 billion).
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

BJP is now the big boss in Bihar politics

A day after the National Democratic Alliance finalised the seat-sharing arrangement for the Bihar assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged as the ‘big-brother’ and the largest party in the state to contest the number of seats. While the BJP decided to contest 160 seats, leaving 83 seats for its allies -- the Lok Janashhakti Party, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party and Hindustani Awam Morcha --the saffron party has become the single-largest party which ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Why Bihar is important for BJP and Modi  Rediff.com2 months ago

I am the real leader of Dalits; not Paswan: Manjhi

In a fresh intra-Dalit tussle in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance ahead of upcoming polls, former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday launched a  massive counter-assault on Lok Janshakti Party chief and union minister, by claiming that he is real leader of the Dalits in Bihar, and not the former. “I am the leader of Dalits, not Paswan,” Manjhi, president of the Hindustan Awam Morcha, which is a part of BJP-led National ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Soldiers serve the country but don't get their due: Anna joins OROP protest

Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government of not fulfilling even a “single promise” including the implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme and assured the defence personnel that he will do whatever was possible in getting their due. Hazare, a former soldier himself on Sunday joined the protests by ex-servicemen over delay in implementation of OROP, said he would travel across the nation to “awaken” ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Lessons from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Gita may soon be taught in schools and colleges as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s plan to rid the country of “cultural pollution” and inculcate “values” among young minds. Ministries of Culture and Human Resource Development are working on a plan to teach students about India’s cultural values following detailed deliberations at a meeting of education and culture ministers of Bharatiya Janata ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

The people are silent

We’re behaving like frogs in warm water. We swim around untroubled, cooled by our faith in Indian liberal democracy. We are blind to the bubbles popping around us, the bubbles warning of fundamental changes, says Mihir S Sharma. India’s decades of liberal democracy have rightly been described as a “miracle”. In a country so complex, so divided, the odds were always against the success of liberal democratic institutions. And the success of democratisation has been about ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Smart cities or smart pilots?

To redevelop cities as ‘smart’, investment of at least $10 billion is required. For 100 cities, it works out to $1 trillion Cities are defined not by their infrastructure but by their people. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images. The National Democratic Alliance government’s ambitious Smart Cities programme will at best be able set up only 100 pilot projects in the first five years. Contrary to general perception, no ‘smart city’ will be created in the next five ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Grand JD-U, RJD, Congress alliance finalises seat distribution

The Mahagathbandhan, or grand alliance, on Saturday reached a consensus on seat distribution with the Janata Dal-United and the Rashtriya Janata Dal to contest 101 seats each while Congress will put up candidates in 41 seats for the October-November Bihar assembly poll. Top leaders from the three parties put up a joint show to announce which seat was allotted to which alliance partner and pointed out that the parties would announce their candidates individually. JD-U state president Vashistha ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD to contest on 100 seats each  Rediff.com1 month ago

3 million families gave up LPG subsidy: Modi

He asked people to celebrate this year’s festival of Diwali by buying not just khadi but also handloom Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he would be hosting 50 family members of Subhas Chandra Bose in October at his official residence at 7, Race Course Road. Marking 12 episodes and a year of his radio broadcast ‘Mann Ki Baat’, the Prime Minister noted how people at large have responded positively to his appeals made in previous editions like ‘selfie with ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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