05 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Vijay Goel's inclusion in the Union Council of Ministers marks a comeback of sorts for the leader after BJP virtually removed him from Delhi, where he once hoped to be the Chief Ministerial face, and sent him to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.
06 Jul 2016
New Delhi: High profile Smriti Irani was tonight shifted from the key HRD Ministry to less significant Textiles portfolio and replaced by the newly elevated Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar after an expansion of the Union Council of Ministers and reshuffle in which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley shed the additional I and B portfolio.
04 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today carried out a major expansion of his Council of Ministers, inducting 19 new faces, including several Dalit and OBC leaders as well as from poll-bound states like UP.
24 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Pakistan has never exported good wishes to Kashmir but only weapons and terrorism, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said yesterday.
23 Jul 2016
New Delhi: An Indian woman working for an international NGO, who was kidnapped in Kabul last month by suspected militants, has been rescued, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.
18 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman and M Venkaiah Naidu, former finance Minister P Chidambaram as well as SP leader Amar Singh were among 43 newly-elected and re-elected members of Rajya Sabha who took oath today.
17 Jul 2016
United Nations: Egypt today blocked a United Nations Security Council resolution backed by the United States condemning the attempted coup d'etat in Turkey, diplomats said.
22 Jul 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan yesterday said it has approached the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to send a fact- finding team to Kashmir to investigate the alleged human rights violations and recent killings of innocent people.
20 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Congress today targeted RSS and BJP in Lok Sabha over attacks on some dalit men in Gujarat for skinning a dead cow, saying the Hindutva organisation was working for "dalit-mukt Bharat" which was "sponsored" by BJP to polarise communities ahead of next year's assembly polls there.
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Ahead of crucial state Assembly elections in Goa, Punjab, UP, and PM Modi’s home turf Gujarat next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to reshuffle his Cabinet. Many new faces from poll-bound states may get berth in the new Council of Ministers and few Ministers of State (MoS) might be rewarded by promoting them to the rank of Independent Charge for their good performance.