Home » 2016 » January » 17

NITI Aayog, IDFC Institute to conduct survey on ease of doing business

NEW DELHI(PTI): NITI Aayog and IDFC Institute will jointly conduct a survey of manufacturing companies, including startups, across India as part of ease of doing business enabler. “Ease of Doing Business is a major initiative of the government. Towards this end, NITI Aayog, in collaboration with IDFC Institute, is conducting an Enterprise Survey of manufacturing […]

Ink attack on Arvind Kejriwal sets off political duel

Comments Off on Ink attack on Arvind Kejriwal sets off political duel

DELHI: A young woman on Sunday threw ink at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at a public rally held to celebrate the “success” of the odd-even scheme, triggering angry reactions from the AAP government, which alleged a BJP conspiracy behind the attack and assailed the police for “major” security lapse. The woman, Bhavna Arora, a […]

Continue reading …

Congress criticises PM Modi’s silence on net neutrality in start-up action plan

Comments Off on Congress criticises PM Modi’s silence on net neutrality in start-up action plan

NEW DELHI(PTI): Congress on Sunday criticised the Centre’s action plan on start-ups a day after its launch as it said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “silence” on the issue of net neutrality, a “key” component for such businesses, was “deafening”. Further, with the government announcing the setting up of a Rs 10,000 crore funds for […]

Continue reading …

Lalu Prasad Yadav is still a factor of Indian politics

Comments Off on Lalu Prasad Yadav is still a factor of Indian politics

Patna: Lalu Prasad was elected as president of his party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) for the ninth consecutive term on Sunday and used the occasion to launch a scathing attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not matching his “high voltage assertions on Pakistan before elections with deeds”. “You (Modi) used to brag about 56 […]

Continue reading …

Rival parties playing politics over every crime in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Comments Off on Rival parties playing politics over every crime in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

PATNA(PTI): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday hit out at rivals for “playing politics over every crime” in Bihar and said that the rule of law prevails in the state even as his government is under attack from BJP, which has raised the ‘jungle raj’ charge against the ruling dispensation. The killing of two engineers […]

Continue reading …

Improving BSNL’s financial health a top priority, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Comments Off on Improving BSNL’s financial health a top priority, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

NEW DELHI: Improving the financial health of the state-owned BSNL is the top priority of the BJP-led NDA government, Telecom Minister Ravishankar Prasad said on Sunday. “To improve the financial condition of BSNL is my top priority. We are trying our best in this direction. We are going to better BSNL for sure,” Prasad said […]

Continue reading …

Obama: We have cut off every path for Iran to obtain nuclear bomb

Comments Off on Obama: We have cut off every path for Iran to obtain nuclear bomb

Washington: President Barack Obama on Sunday heralded the implementation of a nuclear deal with Iran, saying world powers had cut off every path Tehran had to a nuclear bomb and that a prisoner swap showed what was possible with diplomacy. “This is a good day because once again we are seeing what’s possible through strong […]

Continue reading …

VHP asks political parties to stop Muslim appeasement policy

Comments Off on VHP asks political parties to stop Muslim appeasement policy

NEW DELHI(PTI): The VHP on Saturday asked political parties to stop Muslim appeasement “policy”, claiming this was “uneding” and was hurting the country. It also pitched for a uniform population policy in the country, noting that the Muslim population was growing at a faster rate than the Hindu community. Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Joint General […]

Continue reading …

Entire Indian leadership committed to Palestinian cause: Sushma Swaraj

Comments Off on Entire Indian leadership committed to Palestinian cause: Sushma Swaraj

Gaza(PTI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said the entire Indian leadership remains steadfastly committed to the Palestinian cause as Palestine sought India’s participation in the West Asia peace process to help defuse crisis in the region. Swaraj, who is on her first visit to West Asia as the External Affairs Minister, held talks […]

Continue reading …

PM Modi calls for lifestyle in tune with nature

Comments Off on PM Modi calls for lifestyle in tune with nature

NEW DELHI(PTI): Underlining the need to promote a lifestyle that is in sync with nature, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said this characteristic of India had resonated at the crucial Paris Climate Conference last month. Highlighting the connect between Indian festivals and the changing moods and requirements of nature, he further said that these […]

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 512345