28 Apr 2016
Chandigarh: In a major embarrassment to ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, party's Jalandhar-Cantonment MLA Pargat Singh, who is also India's former hockey captain, today stayed away from oath-taking function of Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) in the SAD-BJP government.
29 Apr 2016
Sagar (MP): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan yesterday ruled out as impracticable the demand raised by Opposition parties and social groups for imposition of a blanket ban on the sale of liquor in the state along the lines of Gujarat and Bihar, drawing the ire of Aam Aadmi Party.
28 Apr 2016
Chandigarh: Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh stressed the need for a strong and effective law against dispossessing the debt-ridden farmers from their land.
20 Apr 2016
Gurdaspur: The mortal remains of Kirpal Singh, who died in a Lahore jail in suspicious circumstances last week, were consigned to flames at his village in Punjab's Gurdaspur district today amid a sombre environment.
05 Mar 2014
Cuttack: Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that Odisha does not have any ‘special disadvantage’ to get special category status and the state should focus on ‘other windows’ to get more assistance from the Centre.
14 Sep 2013
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government has sought Rs 2,812 crore from the Centre for preparations towards the Kumbh mela to be held in Ujjain in 2016.
03 May 2012
The Congress on Wednesday strongly objected to the cartoons of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia depicting their turbans in an objectionable manner which were put up by the ruling BJP's youth wing in Madhya Pradesh.
05 Feb 2013
Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Monday said it was not possible to grant Bihar the status of a special category state but its special package can be improved.
26 Dec 2012
Bihar does not meet the existing criteria to be granted the status of special category state, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Wednesday.
04 Apr 2016
Lucknow: In a veiled attack on the Akhilesh Yadav dispensation in Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that a government which cannot redress problems of the people has no right to continue in power on moral grounds.