01 Nov 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday held the first meeting of his 77-member Council of Ministers at official residence, days after inducting 17 new faces and elevating five of them to the cabinet rank in a jumbo reshuffle.
18 Apr 2012
Rajasthan Assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution to create a Legislative Council in the state in order to provide "extensive" representation to the people.
06 Apr 2012
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is retiring from the membership of legislative council, is all set to file nomination papers on April 11. Out of total 11 council members retiring, while 6 belong to JD(U) and 3 to BJP, two others belong to RJD and Congress.
06 Feb 2013
Pakistan is a "fake" country which was created artificially by the Britishers who started the "bogus two-nation theory", Press Council of India Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju said here on Tuesday.
18 Feb 2012
Sharpening attack on the UPA government over the NCTC issue, the BJP alleged the anti-terror body of not meeting the lines as promised by the government and demanded Inter-State Council meeting to discuss the entire matter.
30 Jan 2012
After Madhya Pradesh High Court dismissed a petition challenging the state government decision to introduce the ‘Gita Sar’ (summary of the sacred book) in school curriculum, the petitioner - Catholic Bishop Council's spokesperson Anand Mutangal on Sunday said that he will challenge the HC decision verdict.
20 Oct 2011
Condemning Delhi University’s decision to eliminate AK Ramanujan essay on Ramayana from the history departments’ syllabus, the Democratic Teachers Forum of the varsity along with student association-Students Federation of India and All India Students Forum will stage demonstration within the campus on October 24.
03 Aug 2011
Slamming the Centre for the state of power generation in the country, the Prime Minister Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) has warned the Central government to fix the power sector at the earliest or else be ready to witness a further decline in the growth rate.
27 Dec 2012
Fresh from his third successive assembly poll victory, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was the cynosure of the media at the National Development Council meeting.
27 Dec 2012
The walkout by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa from the National Development Council meeting for not being granted enough time to complete her speech evoked mixed reaction from various political leaders.