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No cause for cheer Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi on Saturday PTI
No cause for cheer Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi on Saturday PTI

‘Modi’s first Budget has failed the people’

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Jaitley has favoured corporates and income-tax payers, says Chidambaram »

Gap between the two Indias has widened, say Left parties

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The Budget helps corporates while doing nothing for the poor: CPI and CPI(M) »
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A Budget that’s not pro-poor enough

POORNIMA JOSHI

Modi had promised to “flog” MNREGA, but Jaitley is not given to such dramatic outbursts. »

An honest budget with a vision: Shiv Sena

Rahul Wadke

BJP gets rare praise from its ally »

‘A dampener for Kerala’s ambitious programmes’

Oommen Chandy

Oommen Chandy

The State had readied land to construct new AIIMSs and IITs, but got none »

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is just photo-op: Tharoor

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who was earlier appreciative of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, is dej... »

Politics

Mukul Roy removed as TMC general secretary

PTI

Trinamool Congress (TMC) today removed Mukul Roy, a former confidante of Mamata Banerjee, from t... »

Politics

FIR against Digvijay on appointments during Congress regime

PTI

An FIR was on Saturday filed against Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh, former Speaker o... »

Rahul will emerge from 'break' stronger, says Antony

Vinson Kurian

It's just a matter of time before Rahul Gandhi returns to active politics charged-up and stronger, says senior Congress leader AK Antony. Speaking at a party function here, Antony said t... »

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is just photo-op: Tharoor

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who was earlier appreciative of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, is dejected over no budgetary allocation for the scheme. Asking the Centre to match its words with... »

Mukul Roy removed as TMC general secretary

PTI

Trinamool Congress (TMC) today removed Mukul Roy, a former confidante of Mamata Banerjee, from the key post of party general secretary, a day after he was replaced as the party’s leader in the Raj... »

No desire to become CM for another term: Karunanidhi

DMK party chief M Karunanidhi. File Photo

PTI

Downplaying partymen’s desire for him to become Chief Minister for another term, DMK President M Karunanidhi today said he was more focused in protecting the party and urged his supporters to ensu... »

Luxury yacht stay: Gadkari denies receiving favours from Essar Group

Nitin Gadkari

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There was no conflict of interest, says Minister »

PM’s blockbuster speech leaves Opposition in disarray

MALLIKARJUN KHARGE, Congress MP

Our Bureau

Low on adrenaline and small in numbers, Modi’s rivals have little to say in Parliament »

Mufti, Modi formalise deal for J&K govt

‘Poles’ not apart Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraces J&K’s Chief Minister-designate Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in New Delhi on Friday PTI

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PM to attend swearing-in ceremony; BJP’s Nirmal Singh likely to be named Deputy CM »

E-voting is the way forward, says Chief Election Commissioner

PTI

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 erro... »

AAP holds executive meet; discusses strategy, expansion plans

The meeting, which was attended by AAP leaders from various states, also saw discussion on whether the party should contest polls in other states.

PTI

AAP on Thursday held its first national executive meeting following its landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls in which party leaders discussed its future course of action and expansion pla... »

Industry is not a bad word: Jaitley

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At a time when farmers’ organisations have stepped up their offensive against the proposed amendments to the Land Acquisition Act, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley put up a spirited defence of... »

Sonia, Rahul running party in ‘cohesive’ manner: Congress

ED attaches Rs 232-cr worth properties of Jagan's firms, India Cements

Smriti Irani irked as BJP MP says mid-day meals are ‘poisonous’

Team Modi out to defend Land Bill

Congress asks PM to control Hindutva elements

Congress begins sit-in protest against land bill

Sena gets increasingly critical of BJP

No respite for govt in Rajya Sabha

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Mallikarjun Kharge

Mallikarjun Kharge

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is a good advocate. But in Parliament, he has presented a bad case in the form of Budget. He claims that this is a vision budget. The problem is that... »

FIR against Digvijay on appointments during Congress regime

PTI

An FIR was on Saturday filed against Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh, former Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Sriniwas Tiwari and 17 others in connection with their appointment to... »
BUDGET SIDELIGHTS

Jaitley’s speech peppered with digs at UPA rule

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presenting the Union Budget 2015-16 at the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Saturday.

PTI

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley peppered his speech with digs at the previous UPA regime and sprinkled it with interesting phrases taken out from Urdu poetry and religious scriptures as he presented... »

Ready to make changes to land Bill if it is anti-farmer: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Assures Lok Sabha that there will be no dilution in rural jobs scheme »

Centre will look into TCS job cuts: Law Minister

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CPI(M) members allege illegal termination »

Opposition questions the growth claims

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The Opposition is not impressed with the approach of the Survey tabled in Parliament by the Finance Minister here on Friday. The Congress termed the Survey as “statistical jugglery.” Lea... »

Modi: My govt’s only religion is ‘India first’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: R.V. Moorthy

PTI

Breaking his silence in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today denounced communalism and asserted that his government stood for unity wherein all religions prosper within the framework of... »

J&K govt: Mufti meets Modi ahead of swearing-in ceremony

PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Image: PIB India

PTI

PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the swearing-in of the PDP-BJP alliance government on Sunday that will see him return as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Mi... »  

A Bengal Resistance in Parliament

KALYAN BANERJEE, Trinamool Congress MP

Our Bureau

Trinamool makes its presence felt even as Venkaiah apologises for remarks »

Why is Modi so eager to push the Land Bill?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is believed to be the guiding spirit behind the Centre’s insistence in pushing the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitati... »

Shiv Sena says ‘completely dissatisfied’ with rail budget

Shiv Sena: Will oppose Land Acquisition Bill at any cost

‘Your threat is from within, Mr PM’

I will not contest any more elections: Deve Gowda

Sonia congratulates Advani on 50th wedding anniversary

92% donations to BJP came from business houses: ADR

Rahul’s war against Cong seniors?


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