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Jaitley hits back at Manmohan Singh; asks him to be 'non-partisan'

Jaitley hits back at Manmohan Singh; asks him to be 'non-parti...

Jaitley said unlike in the UPA regime when policies were framed from Congress headquarters at 24, Akbar Road, in the NDA government Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the last word. Tearing into former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s criticism of Modi government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the transition from the United Progressive Aliiance to the National Democratic Alliance government has been from “policy-paralysis” to a global “bright-spot” ..., 1 day ago

Sitaram Yechury: The Terminator

It was less than a year ago, in April 2015, soon after being elected the CPM’s general secretary, that Sitaram Yechury had spoken to Open about his resolve not to let his party join any alliance before first strengthening it. His argument was that the ...
 Open Magazine2 days ago

Congress takes a dig at Centre, says BJP a ‘thumbs up’ govt

New Delhi: Taking a sarcastic jibe at the Narendra Modi government, the Congress party today said that the NDA was a ‘thumbs-up’ government which always ‘wants to have a blast’. The comments came just ahead of the Make in India week ...
 IndiaTV News1 week ago

Modi visit fails to cure clueless BJP's anxieties in TN

Strategy or confusion? The Tamil Nadu BJP has many reasons to feel let down by Prime Minister Modi’s whistlestop tour to the state on Tuesday, says R Ramasubramanian. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s much anticipated Coimbatore visit on February 2 has failed to remove the electoral anxieties of the Tamil Nadu unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party.  Prime Minister Modi, who was on a five-hour visit to Tamil Nadu’s most well known industrial town, inaugurated an ESI medical ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Not scrapping quotas, Opposition spreading lies, says PM  Rediff.com1 week ago BJP has suffered political untouchability in Kerala, says PM Modi  Rediff.com2 months ago

How good were NDA's infrastructure ministries?

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, laid the foundation stone for a new highway between Delhi and Meerut. The year thus ended marking the spanking pace Mr Gadkari has maintained at this important infrastructure ministry. The ministry recently flagged off the building of the eastern periphery expressway, stuck for more than a decade. It has set a target of 6,300 km for the year ending March 2016 and about half of this has ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Social media as a governance tool? Learn it from our ministers!  Rediff.com1 month ago Modi ready to bridge communication gap between the government and media  DNA1 week ago Flashback October 2015: PM Modi laid foundation stone of Amaravati  Jagran Post1 month ago

NDA more eager to cap drug prices than UPA

  The present government is trying some piecemeal measures to make drugs affordable. The new National List of Essential Medicines, notified by the National Democratic Alliance government on December 25, 2015, has added 106 drugs to the list and removed 70 from it. In contrast, the previous NLEM -- prepared under the United Progressive Alliance government in 2011 -- added only 43 drugs and removed 47. This is one of the many steps which shows the NDA government’s eagerness to cap ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Swing voter' mood will guide alliance decisions in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu has around 30 per cent or more of ‘swing voters’, and it is this segment that will swing the pre-poll alliance decision, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: An AIADMK poster featuring Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Photograph: Reuters At the much-expected yet less-publicised general council meeting of his Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam at the district town of Perambalur over the weekend, Tamil Nadu’s actor-politician, Vijaykanth, came down as much heavily on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Now, village broadband to feed weather reports

BharatNet, the government’s ambitious broadband project for the countryside, will be used by the India Meteorological Department to make long-term weather predictions. The project, earlier known as the National Optic Fibre Network and expected to be completed by March 2017, will connect 250,000 panchayats with bandwidth of 100 Mbps (megabit per second). “In the first phase we will install observatories in all districts. "Then will go to the panchayat level. There are now very few ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Manjhi's party may leave NDA to garner Muslim support

Over a month after the humiliating defeat of the National Democratic Alliance in the Bihar assembly polls, there is a bad news for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state. Its ally in Bihar and former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's Hindustani Awam Morcha is likely to desert the saffron fold. HAM's Bihar president Brishen Patel told reporters on Wednesday that his party can snap the alliance from the BJP. "Look, Muslims and other minorities are not with the BJP. Muslims have strong ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Fading hope for GST as govt, Cong make no efforts for next meeting

Opposition MP says govt suffering from Cinderella syndrome, while CPI(M) alleges NDA sabotaging Bill With only six working days of the ongoing winter session left, the likelihood of the passage of the goods and services tax (GST) Bill became remote because of the continuing disruption of parliamentary proceedings by the Opposition. Also, neither the government nor the Congress showed any keenness to meet again to take forward their negotiations on the issue. The Opposition parties on Tuesday ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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