West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Mamata questions CBI probe in Saradha scam, says it's political vendetta

Pratim Ranjan Bose/ Abhishek Law

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday attacked the Centre and alleged that the... »

AAP should focus on people’s issues: Medha Patkar

Social activist, Medha Patkar. (file photo)

A J Vinayak

Medha Patkar, social activist who contested parliamentary elections on Aam Admi Party (AAP) tick... »

Saradha scam: CBI arrests Srinjoy Bose

Srinjoy Bose

Abhishek Law

Srinjoy Bose, Trinamool Congress MP and Editor of Bengali daily Sangbad Pratidin, was arr... »

Modi invokes Vajpayee’s ‘dream’, promises development for J&K


Avoiding any reference to controversial issues like Article 370 on special status to Jammu &... »

Govt ‘promoting’ black money with relaunch of KVP: Congress

Ajay Maken, Congress leader


Upping the ante over black money issue ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament, the Congres... »

Article 370: BJP treads on thin ice in J&K

Wooing voters BJP president Amit Shah with former IGP Frooq Khan and local candidate Showkat Javed Daing at an election rally in Banihal, Jammu & Kashmir, on Thursday.

Our Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public rally at Kishtwar (Jammu) on November 22 is expected to clear the BJP’s confusion over Article 370, an issue that opened the party to attacks by the Co... »

Congress questions SBI’s decision to lend $1 bn to Adani group


Congress today questioned the decision of State Bank of India to give $1 billion loan to Adani group for the development of Carmichael coal mine during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s just conclude... »

Lukewarm response to Congress’ call for a secular platform

Our Bureau

The Congress’s plan to create a larger platform of secular parties against the Narendra Modi Government doesn’t seem to be working. Compelling necessityApart from the Congress le... »

Broadcasters body asks CM to rap policemen

Our Bureau

The News Broadcasters Association (NBA) on Tuesday condemned the “brutal assault” by policemen on journalists and cameramen covering the police action outside the ashram of self-styled godm... »

Chidambaram questions KVP relaunch

P CHIDAMBARAM, Former Finance Minister

Our Bureau

Former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday raised some questions on the re-launched savings instrument Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP). While re-launching KVP on... »

Four new ministers inducted in Gujarat


In the first ever expansion after she took charge as the Gujarat Chief Minister, four new ministers - two each of cabinet and state rank – were on Wednesday inducted into the Anandiben Patel-led m... »

‘Bribery scam, a political conspiracy to topple govt’


Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, who is facing bribery allegations, claimed on Tuesday the ‘scam’ is part of a political conspiracy to bring down the Oommen Chandy-led UDF Government in the State. »

Cong party in Bihar greets unity of non-BJP forces


The Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee on Tuesday welcomed the unity move of non-BJP parties and said it had always been supportive of it. “We have always supported the unity of secular fo... »

Fadnavis meets industry heads

Our Bureau

The Make in India campaign appears to be gathering steam in Maharashtra. Heads of major business houses led by Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani met the Chief Minister Devendr... »

PM woos Australian investors, says India’s policies transparent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says his government is focused on eliminating unnecessary laws and regulations, making processes easier and shorter, ensuring that the government is more transparent.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today wooed Australian investors to India, saying the environment that is prevailing in the country is “welcoming” and easy to do business, besides having transparent... »

Vasan welcome to join BJP: Radhakrishnan

WTO: Congress asks Govt not to make false claims

Cong: Explain Katheria’s credentials to people

Money laundering case; Swan Telecom promoter Balwa moves SC

American envoy to focus on IPR protection during his visit

Modi pays tributes to Jawaharlal Nehru

Cong reducing Nehru’s stature: BJP

Congress attacks PM Modi

Disclose details of MoU with Adani Group, Cong tells SBI

Congress general secretary, Ajay Maken

Our Bureau

The Congress has challenged State Bank of India (SBI) to disclose the details of the MoU it had entered into recently with the Adani Group. The public sector bank had given a loan o... »

All does not seem to be well: SC on charges against CBI chief

Ranjit Sinha, CBI director


Ticking off the CBI, the Supreme Court today observed that apparently “all is not well” and seemingly the allegations made by the NGO against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has “some credibility“. ... »

Bar owner’s donation to fund anti-liquor rally

VM Sudheeran


An embarrassed VM Sudheeran, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president and leading anti-liquor campaigner, has fired the Congress madalam president of Thiruviluamala in Thrissur district... »

Can the BJP do a western UP in Jammu & Kashmir?

A BJP supporter at a recent pubic gathering in Kargil (file photo).

Poornima Joshi

BJP president Amit Shah’s targeted rallies at Ramban and Banihal in the Jammu region — scheduled for Thursday — give an indication of the ruling party’s strategy and growing ambitions in th... »

Karat hits out at Modi government

Our Bureau

CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat said Hindutva fundamental forces are trying to make India a Hindu nation. Delivering the third MK Pandhe memorial lecture here on Wednesday, K... »

Gujarat CM inducts 4 new ministers

New entrants: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and Governor Om Prakash Kohli with newly inducted Ministers in Gandhinagar on Wednesday. - PTI

Our Bureau

The Anandiben Patel Government in Gujarat on Wednesday inducted four more ministers in the cabinet. Out of the four new faces, three are from Saurashtra namely Vijay Rupani, Parshottam Solanki and... »

Fight attempts to erase Nehru’s legacy: Rahul

Heir apparent Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi delivering the key note address at the Jawaharlal Nehru Commemorative International Conference at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday. PRASHANT NAKWE

Our Bureau

The two-day international conference organised by the Congress to commemorate the legacy of Jawaharlal Nahru has resolved to fight for strengthening democracy, inclusiveness and secularism. The pa... »

Be ready to face snap polls in Maharashtra, Pawar tells NCP


NCP president Sharad Pawar today asked his party workers to be prepared for snap polls in Maharashtra considering the political situation after the recent Assembly elections.“We have to be... »

PM’s plane made to wait at Myanmar airport for 92 minutes


Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Air India One plane was made to wait at the Nay Pyi Taw Airport in Myanmar last week for 92 minutes due to delay in refuelling it before it flew to Brisbane.... »

2-day Congress conference on Nehru’s legacy

Our Bureau

Eminent world leaders and intellectuals will participate in the two-day international conference to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru, beginning here tomorrow. The con... »

Congress, PDP didn’t support in revocation of AFSPA: Omar

CPI(M) ropes in Sarkar to protest against Centre

Opposition parties allege conspiracy by Bengal govt

No regret for not becoming PM: Advani

Tariff hike rollback: AAP questions DERC’s autonomy

Nehru’s 125th birth anniversary: Cong mounts attack on Modi

Coke, partners to scale up ‘Children’s Cabinets’

Comments to: Copyright © 2014, The Hindu Business Line.