23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Election Commission on Monday opposed the idea of state funding of elections saying unless "radical reforms" are carried out in electoral campaign and political finance, it should not be allowed.
20 Mar 2015
Washington: US President Barack Obama has called Benjamin Netanyahu and congratulated him on his electoral victory, days after a poll campaign that witnessed provocative statements from the hawkish Israeli Prime Minister that strained ties between them.
22 Mar 2015
Chennai: A strong message signifying reforms and revival of economy had been sent out by the passage of important bills covering insurance, coal, mines and minerals in Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Sunday.
10 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Prominent persons from various walks of life have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring about police reforms to end "executive stranglehold" over it and enable its transformation from a "ruler's police" into "people's police".
18 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government is open to extending the first half of the ongoing Budget Session by two days if need be and Parliament can meet on March 23 and 24 to pass key reform bills on coal and mines and minerals.
12 Mar 2015
Washington: In vibrant democracies like India, with multiple veto centres, it is "unreasonable" to expect "big bang reforms", country's top economist has said.
12 Mar 2015
Washington: Calling for a whole set of structural reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said there is no reason why India could not resume an eight or nine percent or even higher growth rate in the coming years.
16 Feb 2015
New Delhi: In her first detailed response after BJP's humiliating defeat in the Delhi Assembly polls, Kiran Bedi on Monday said that she "failed" the test of electoral politics" despite giving it all her energy and experience.
11 Mar 2015
Washington: Terming Indian economy a "bright spot" on the global economic landscape, IMF today raised its growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.2 percent, even as it called for steps to revitalise the investment cycle and accelerate structural reforms in the country.
02 Jan 2014
Port Louis: Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam has virtually rejected the electoral system recommended by the UN, and said "reforms must unite, not divide" the people.