11 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Friday informed the Parliament that 25 railway projects announced in previous budgets were still waiting government approval due to huge throw-forward of the ongoing projects and limited availability of funds.
14 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The amendment to the Motor Vehicle Act is likely to be delayed by a couple of months as the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has said it needs three months to review the current Act and thereafter will introduce it afresh in Parliament.
14 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government on Monday distanced itself from the reported meeting of an Indian journalist with 26/11 attack accused Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, saying it had "not sanctioned" it and asserted there is no change in its stand on the terror mastermind.
09 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Monday paid rich tributes to late Union Minister Gopinath Munde and seven others sitting and former members who passed away in the recent months.
09 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government may consider introducing FAQs or guidelines for the mandatory spending of 2 percent of net profit by companies on corporate social responsibility (CSR), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.
10 Jun 2014
New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Tuesday demanded dismissal of Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state and staged a walkout in the Rajya Sabha.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that he favours controlling fiscal deficit through expansion of economy and tax buoyancy rather than contracting expenditure.
05 Jun 2014
Mumbai: Former Union minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel on Thursday filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections in Maharashtra slated for June 19.
21 Jun 2014
Hyderabad: Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday filed her nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Andhra Pradesh going to polls next month.
09 Jun 2014
New Delhi: In a taunt to the Congress on the issue of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said people have not chosen a party for the post but the matter is still "not foreclosed".