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Winter session: Standstill in Parliament can be reflection on where the country is headed

December 16, 2016 8:20 pm

The juvenile tactic of disrupting Parliament sessions is deeply entrenched in Indian politics, but it should make you question the maturity of the MPs we've sent to represent us in Parliament

Granted 4 time more funds than UPA to UP: Manoj Sinha

April 04, 2016 1:51 am

The minister said 492 rail sections have been operating beyond their capacity, with a section equipped for 100 trains running 150 to 160 trains.

Judicial Accountability: Govt wants fresh bill to probe complaints against judges

February 07, 2016 11:54 am

Though the bill was passed by the Lok Sabha in March, 2012, it had undergone changes in the Rajya Sabha following protests by the judiciary and jurists who had questioned some of its provisions.

No longer sure Modi's idea of governance is different to those who ruined India with 5-year plans

February 07, 2016 12:15 am

If Modi continues to adopt policies reminiscent of Indira Gandhi’s ‘ghareebi hatao’ days, he will end up betraying the mandate he was given.

10 years of MGNREGA: How an idea became a necessity and now the nation's pride

February 04, 2016 5:48 pm

When the BJP came to power in 2014, PM Modi believed that MGNREGA was the wrong way to utilise funds for the poor.

Why the BJP embraced MGNREGA, the 'living monument' of the UPA's failures

February 03, 2016 1:16 pm

When the BJP came to power in 2014, PM Modi believed that MGNREGA was the wrong way to utilise funds for the poor

Failure of Right to Education Act: Is it time to privatise education?

January 26, 2016 2:21 pm

The Right to Education Act is based on an excellent and very politically marketable idea – that every child should have an equal right to a good education.

For sustained MGNREGA revival, Ministry needs to nudge states where most of the poor live

January 25, 2016 5:28 pm

The important part of this news item that it has emphasized the fact that, one of the factors for revival is ‘timely release of funds’.

UPA’s model school scheme wound up by NDA, Assam to run them with own funds

January 08, 2016 6:21 pm

After the central government announced winding up a centrally funded programme of setting up 6,000 model schools in backward areas across the country, the Congress government in Assam on Friday announced it would run 14 such schools with its own funds.

80% reduction in funds spent on RTI publicity

January 03, 2016 10:03 am

In the present fiscal, the amount dropped by 80 per cent with only Rs 1.67 crore being spent this year.


Tall claims, empty boasts, falsification of facts not for him: Sonia Gandhi on Manmohan Singh

June 18, 2020 2:28 pm

Presenting former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, disarmament & development, UPA Chairperson appeared to take a dig at the current dispensation through her praise for Dr Singh.

BJP questions Tewari’s comment

January 10, 2016 6:40 am

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Sunday questioned the timing of the admission made by former information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari that the Raisina Hill incident was reported correctly by the Indian Express in 2012, saying his comments have become a ‘suspect’ and put the UPA regime under the scanner. Earlier, Tewari brushed aside allegations that a news item concerning troops' movement published by the Indian Express was 'fake' and said that it was an ‘unfortunate but true’ story.