02 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The total funds collected by national parties during Lok Sabha polls has grown nearly five times in the last ten years, with BJP and Congress topping the charts in terms of capital mop-up, a study said on Monday.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Suffering for a long time from underinvestment, Indian Railways need greater public investments but the support should be clearly linked to reform of the structure of the organisation.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Pitching for 'Big Bang' reforms, the pre-budget Economic Survey on Friday called for improving business environment by making regulation and taxes less onerous to help push growth to 8.1-8.5 percent next fiscal, and to double digits in the coming years.
28 Feb 2015
New Delhi: In line with the expectation of major reform measures by the government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced that two more "game changing reforms" are coming up.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma today said voting by internet could be a possibility in the future and the first step in this direction is the EC's plan to make electoral rolls "totally error free".
24 Feb 2015
United Nations: India has called for an urgent action to reform the UN Security Council this year, arguing the most-powerful body of the United Nations itself embodies the undemocratic stranglehold of the privileges of a few, forged by a wartime alliance that no longer exists.
23 Feb 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday emphasised on value-added agriculture, market reform, use of technology and improving productivity in areas with untapped potential for improving the well-being of farmers.
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.
21 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Stressing the need to boost service exports, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government will identify "key barriers" facing the sector and then undertake "specific reforms".
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".